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jim-ma

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Verbal Violence: Quarterfinals

This tournament consists of eight of the greatest verbal heavyweights in our sport engaging in verbal violence, a competition that only really exists and makes sense in my head. Bouts will be...

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Cage Warriors' (Somehow Overlooked) Female 125lb Tournament

Cage Warriors Fighting Championship is currently putting on some great shows in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. In its female flyweight tournament, they have featured three of the top ten...

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MMA writers: More professionalism please

In the last month, there have been a few incidents which have led to a fair amount of criticism for certain big name fighters. Nick Diaz has been criticized for his inability to produce his medical...

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Coenen vs Ruyssen Preview (jiMMA prattling on about WMMA again)

This post was originally published at jiMMA. Women's MMA is in the spotlight this weekend as all female promotion Invicta Fighting Championships hosts its first ever event. The event takes place...

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Can Invicta FC Flourish?

This weekend, all-female promotion Invicta Fighting Championships will put on their first event in Kansas. With a weekend free of UFC and Bellator events, a really strong card and the event being...

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Jones' Performance vs Evans Was Brilliant and Exciting

At UFC 145, Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight title for the third time. He did so by dominating the next best fighter in the division without getting into any serious...

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UFC 145: Looking For Upsets

This article originally appeared at jiMMA. You may have heard that Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title at UFC 145 against former training partner Rashad Evans, or you might have been...

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Another Week, Another Awesome Bellator Card

This article originally appeared at jiMMA. Around a month ago, I wrote a quick piece about how excited I was that Bellator was back. In spite of the postponed and then cancelled heavy weight...

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Women's Bantamweight (135lb) Division - Who's Who?

Over at jiMMA, I have been compiling some Who's Whos of women's MMA. One of the most common criticisms I hear about the current women's MMA scene is that the divisions are weak. I think the...

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Kaufman vs Davis Preview

As Ronda Rousey finds herself fighting for a title in a weight class she has never fought in, the number two fighter in the division finds herself buried on the preliminary card. This might well...

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Tate vs Rousey Preview

This article originally appeared at jiMMA. Since Zuffa, the UFC's parent company, bought Strikforce last year, there has been a lot of speculation over what will happen to the female divisions....

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Shields vs Akiyama: Redemption or the boot

For Shields and Akiyama, UFC 144 represents a chance for redemption but also the chance of losing their job. Before being brought in to the UFC to fight Georges Saint Pierre in Spring last year, J...

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UFC 144 Joe Lauzon vs Anthony Pettis Preview

This article was originally posted at jiMMA Anthony Pettis is well known for one of the most spectacular kicks in MMA history. In late 2010 he defeated Ben Henderson for the WEC Lightweight Title...

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Tate vs Rousey Roundtable Reaction: Don't Patronize Us

This article was originally posted at jiMMA. The Strikeforce female bantamweight champion, Miesha Tate and the contender for that title, Ronda Rousey sat down with press yesterday to discuss their...

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UFC 144: Rampage vs Bader Preview

This post first appeared at jiMMA, where you'll find a preview of the main event between Frankie Edgar and Ben Henderson. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is one of a few fighters on this card that hark...

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Jessica Aguilar vs Patricia Vidonic: Preview

This weekend leaves another bit of breathing space between UFC events and gives everyone a chance to concentrate on smaller fights and promotions. One great fight to look out for is between J...

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UFC on Fuel: Sanchez vs Ellenberger - Preview

This article was originally published at JIMMA. The UFC's first event on Fuel is happening this Wednesday night and features an important bout between Jake Ellengerger and Diego Sanchez. Jake...

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Top Five: Fights To Look Forward To

I absolutely do not buy into the idea that MMA has become boring or that game plans and fights going to decision have ruined the sport. I have thoroughly enjoyed the year in MMA so far and there...

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Kaufman vs Davis: Come on Strikeforce, Play Fair

Ronda Rousey vs Miesha Tate is the first female MMA bout to headline a Strikeforce card since Gina Carano's massive fight against Cris "Cyborg" Santos in 2009. While this is clearly an exciting...

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Tate vs Rousey and Kaufman vs Davis: Come On Strikeforce, Play Fair

Ronda Rousey vs Miesha Tate is the first female MMA bout to headline a Strikeforce card since Gina Carano's massive fight against Cris "Cyborg" Santos in 2009. While this is clearly an exciting...

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UFC 143: Best of the Rest Preview

UFC 143 is one of the most stacked cards we have seen in a while. It features the biggest fight in the welterweight division for years, a fun heavyweight bout and a fight between super exciting...

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UFC 143: Werdum vs Nelson - Preview

The co main event at UFC 143 will feature two heavyweights with serious questions being asked about where they stand in the division. Roy Nelson was the IFL heavyweight champion and The Ultimate...

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Bisping vs Sonnen - Wow, that was close!

Well, UFC on Fox 2 is in the books and it seemed like it went down with mixed success. If you ask me, The Evans vs Davis fight was interesting, albeit one sided. Sure the Weidman vs Maia bout was...

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Bisping vs Sonnen: It's going to be close!

When I wrote a piece previewing Mike Bisping's most recent fight against Jason Miller and posted it on Bloodyelbow.com, I got quite a lot of criticism for suggesting the Brit would win pretty...

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Don't forget Da Spyder vs Minowaman this weekend!

This weekend sees the UFC make its debut on FX, but there are more MMA hijinks to be had on Saturday. Yes, ProElite: Da Spyder vs Minowaman in Hawaii is going to be great. Any card on HDNet is...

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Don't forget ProElite: Da Spyder vs Minowaman this weekend.

This weekend sees the UFC make its debut on FX, but there are more MMA hijinks to be had on Saturday. Yes, ProElite: Da Spyder vs Minowaman in Hawaii is going to be great. Any card on HDNet is...

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Can a business effectively run a sport?

Over the last week or so the MMA community has been rocked by a hard hitting ESPN expose about fighter pay. OK, in reality the MMA community has struggled to care about a short, slightly one-sided...

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ESPN Fighter Pay Saga: Is UFC Business Model Good for MMA?

Over the last week or so the MMA community has been rocked by a hard hitting ESPN expose about fighter pay. OK, in reality the MMA community has struggled to care about a short, slightly one-sided...

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UFC 142: I told you so and other thoughts.

UFC 142 went down last night with the main event and co main event ending as I predicted (albeit a little quicker than I thought). Having said that it did not take a genius to see how these fights...

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Fighting Gender Inequality

When the UFC's Fox deal went through, you couldn't go five minutes of an MMA obsessed life without hearing about the male 18-34 demographic that Fox and the UFC share as their core market. It is...

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