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  • joined May 25, 2008
  • last login Aug 07, 2014
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How do you quit UFC Fight Pass?

When I saw the coverage of the press conference, I thought we would instantly have access to the entire library of fights, so I hoped to see a few obscure events that aren't available on DVD. U...

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Look at this terrible Ronda Rousey tattoo

via i.imgur.com Wow, this is a truly awful Ronda Rousey tattoo. The perspective is all screwed up, the choice to make her topless is ... questionable ... and the face is barely recognizable as...

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Worst MMA promotion ever: Count the travesties in this fight [VIDEO]

Wow, this is absolutely the worst MMA promotion ever. The ref has absolutely no control. Let's count the mistakes: .05: The cage door falls open. It doesn't even appear to be locked. .30:...

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What happened in the alternate reality where Chael survived Round 1

via i.annihil.us The Watcher sees all worlds. And in one reality, the referee wasn't so quick to jump in to stop the beating Jon Jones was giving to Chael Sonnen. In this world, Sonnen was...

Hunt breaks Struve's jaw -- amazing photo

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If you listen, you can almost hear the sound of Struve's jaw cracking in half.

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The Ultimate Fight Collection 2012 Contest: Help Me Make a Rejuvenated Ultimate Fighter a Reality!

via www.mmasucka.com I still remember the special tingle I got when Season 1 of the Ultimate Fighter came on the air. Back then, I was a new fan of the sport, ordering old UFC events on DVD from...

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Dana White goes full Lobot at UFC 153 presser

via imageshack.us I was just watching clips of the UFC presser on Inside MMA, staring at Dana's bald head with his earphones on top, wondering to myself: Where do I know that man? And then it...

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Fernando Yamasaki: Mario's Brother

via www.trxtraining.com   Fernando Yamasaki just halted the Shane Roller fight due to a "verbal tap" to an un-extended arm bar in the first controversial stoppage of the night. Earlier, Joe Rogan...

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Great Moments in Strategy: The Walk-Off KO

Perhaps the most interesting development to emerge from UFC on Versus 4 is the value of the walk-off KO. Traditionally, fighters have been encouraged to jump on a prone opponent and keep pounding...

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Middle Easy accepts graft! What were they thinking?

via middleeasy.com   There's been an ongoing discussion on this board about bloggers and journalists, and whether some MMA sites benefit by trading favorable coverage of the UFC in exchange for...

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MMA students break world record for hugging

via i.thisis.co.uk After enjoying the Bro Hug post today, I went in search of facts to back up the wild emotional arguments that had bubbled up from the Bloody Elbow community. And boy, did I...

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The UFC Must Move Forward, or: No More Trilogies

via rockysworlds.com   It used to be that a trilogy was something special in the UFC, reserved for equally matched opponents who have edge-of-your-seat exciting fights. (See: Chuck vs. Randy) N...

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Dana White to Make "Major Announcement" on Thursday

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is holding a media conference call in which UFC President Dana White will make a major announcement. The conference call will take place Thursday, October...

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Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen: Immediate rematch?

via www.cagedinsider.com I can hardly believe what I just saw. Anderson Silva was dominated for 4 1/2 rounds and then found a triangle to win. I'm so excited I can barely form coherent thoughts,...

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Pat Barry, the glove touch, and the specter of worked fights

via media.ufc.tv   When I watched the fight between Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie over in Abu Dhabi, I found myself gnashing my teeth. These guys were taking "sportsmanship" to the next level. Not...

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Apportioning blame for the Strikeforce post-fight fiasco

via 2.bp.blogspot.com   There is plenty of blame to go around. Rather than point it all in one direction, I decided to come up with a realistic apportionment of it, in line with the statistical...

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Putting Anderson Silva into context

via thebestten.files.wordpress.com What we saw this weekend was unprecedented in the history of our emerging sport, so it deserves our analysis and attention. Some blame Dana White. Some blame...

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In Defense of Marcus Davis

via urdirt.com The above photo is currently on the first page when you type "Marcus Davis" into Google Images. Davis is currently being put into the stockades and pelted with tomatos for a comment...

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Elizabeth Lambert should fight Cyborg or Gina Carano in the cage

Have you seen the viral video of New Mexico women's soccer player Elizabeth Lambert beating the holy hell out of BYU? The announcer on ESPN even says it has some "MMA qualities to it." I think...

This was one of several pictures I snapped of Fedor Emelianenko as he was departing the post-fight...

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This was one of several pictures I snapped of Fedor Emelianenko as he was departing the post-fight press conference. You can really see the extent of the damage to his face.

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Meet Brett Rogers, the man who is fighting Fedor

  Brett Rogers has very much been in Fedor's shadow during the promotion of Saturday's event. That's to be expected--Fedor is much more of a known commodity, and he is the oddsmaker's favorite to...

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Fedor in first screenshot of new EA MMA game

via cache.gawker.com The first screenshots of EA's new MMA game appear in Sports Illustrated this week (anybody got a sub?) but one screenshot has been posted on Facebook by EA Sports and is...

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Sam Stout vs. Phillipe Nover Bout Cancelled

Sam Stout vs. Phillipe Nover Bout Cancelled

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My UFC 102 lock bet

I always look forward to the Fridays before major UFC events to see the frontpagers' posts on their bets. Quite frankly, I consider BE to host the pre-eminent opinions in the MMA world, and if you...

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Frank Fertitta Jr., father of UFC owners, dies at 70

Frank Fertitta Jr., the founder of Stations Casino and father of UFC owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta, has died due to complications from a heart condition. He was 70. The news broke on Twitter...

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Is female MMA bad MMA?

46-6P1Y7665 copy (via showtime_sports) It is not a polite question, and it is one sure to draw cries of chauvinism, but after last night's Carano vs. Cyborg fight, I have to ask: Is female MMA...

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Is there any reason not to bet heavy on Cyborg?

This may be an incredibly facile headline, but I am honestly asking everybody in the BE community to give me a plausible argument for Gina Carano. At -200, you get $5 for every $10 you bet on...

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10 things I'd like to never see again after UFC 101

Overall a fun night of fights, but there were a few moments I found myself shouting at my TV. Here are some things I hope I never see again after UFC 101: 10. Anderson Silva offering to help his...

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Betting UFC 101 -- a card of promising dogs

Soon Leland and the frontpagers will unveil their informed picks for UFC 101. I will be interested to hear what they say. Having just placed several bets, I can say that I believe this card is rich...

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Gullible Reporters Will Believe Anybody Was UFC Champ

Me and an old friend used to have an inside joke we used to play after hours at bars, where we would pretend to be Navy Seals, because it seemed like any reporter would believe you and print it in...

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