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thetakeover

  • joined May 25, 2008
  • last login Mar 31, 2014
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Convergence: Who should fight Fedor? Kimo!

via www.knucklepit.com   Now that we know Kimo is alive, I propose that he should be Josh Barnett's fill-in to fight Fedor. We just witnessed "history" with UFC 100, with a victory by Mark Coleman...

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Dana White Twitters about Tito Ortiz

In response to reports earlier today that Tito was saying he might be coming back to the UFC, Dana White has Twittered a confirmation: Yes tito and I made up 8 minutes ago from TwitterBerry ...

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Arturo Gatti's murder, Joey Gamanche's lawsuit, and MMA

Arturo Gatti vs. Joey Gamache - February 26th 2000by sostibo via www.hbo.com   In the wake of the hoopla surrounding UFC 100, some important combat sports news has gone mostly unnoticed:...

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$100K Fight of the Night bonus at UFC 100

I just heard from a friend of mine that Dana will be awarding a $100,000 fight of the night bonus at UFC 100. His comment was: "Undercard guys are going to be taking some crazy risks for that...

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UFC Magazine: A review

UFC Magazine: A review

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Dana White's opinion of bloodyelbow.com

via a.espncdn.com If this was already blogged on this site and I missed it, forgive me, but I was taken aback when I was paging through the May issue of ESPN the magazine and came across the name...

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Early line: Machida (-600) vs. Rua (+400)

That's the word from BetUs.com, at least. I don't know if I've ever seen a line this crazy. I would think it would ultimately settle into something more like Machida (-400) vs. Rua (+200) so...

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Carwin deserves winner of Lesnar/Mir

via urdirt.com Prior to UFC 99, I would have argued that the winner of Kongo/Cain deserved the next shot at the heavyweight title. I believe Lesnar will win at UFC 100, and I looked forward to him...

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UFC Undisputed crushed the competition

Anyone wondering whether UFC Undisputed would be successful enough sales-wise to become a franchise with yearly sequels can breathe a sigh of relief: the MMA game crushed the competition to become...

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Best MMA GIFs

  Earlier today, I went looking for good GIFs for a Fanpost on whether fighters should be fined for continuing to attack after a ref stoppage. I didn't find many, but I did find some great GIFs, l...

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Fining fighters for ignoring ref stoppages

In scotty33's fanpost discussing Yves Lavigne's role in the Bradley-Nover debacle, it became clear that Yves was trying to stop Bradley, who ignored him, so Yves had to back off to avoid an...

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Dana White live Twitters the fights

via blogs.abiss.gr Some interesting real-time commentary from Dana on his Twitter account (read from the bottom up): Clooooooose fight!!about 3 hours ago from TwitterBerry Here we go!!!...

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The $100 experiment con't: the $5 diversification gambit

Wow. I just took a bad beat on Sean Sherk. I had Sherk as the foundation for 5 parlays, and with his loss, I dropped $140 and all but one of my bets. It was like the frontpagers said--the one...

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Buying UFC Undisputed for Xbox 360 at Best Buy

via ps3media.ign.com As mentioned in an earlier post by Graven Image, Best Buy is running an amazing deal with the new UFC videogame. For $60, you get: The game (duh) A free UFC DVD of...

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Houston Alexander's replacement is Krzysztof Soszynski

UFC announced it via Twitter 18 minutes ago: UFC Houston Alexander's replacement against Andre Gusmao will be TUF Finalist Krzysztof Soszynski. http://98.ufc.com18 minutes ago from web ...

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Chuck Liddell pulling out of fight due to toe injury? -- DON'T BELIEVE IT!

ANYBODY HAVE A PHOTO OF CHUCK LIDDELL LOOKING FIGHT-READY AT CENTRE BELL? IF SO, PLEASE POST IN COMMENTS. I just saw aTwitter from the Bloody Elbow account which includes this link which suggest...

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UFC Hall of Fame--Who should be in? POLL ADDED!

For a minute there, someone started a post about who should be in the UFC Hall of Fame if politicking by Dana and the Fertitas didn't play a part. I was in the middle of a reply when the post was...

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Miguel Torres at -1000 on BetUS

Wow, the odds for this main event by the WEC are extremely lopsides. Right now Torres is at -1000 (just moved from -800) while Takeya Mizugaki is going off at +450. I've never seen odds like this...

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Congenital Amputee Kyle Maynard to Fight MMA Match--Updated with poll

Congenital Amputee Kyle Maynard to Fight MMA Match

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Efrain, Bader announced as exclusive Gamestop fighters

Gamestop has announced you will get the two TUF winners if you reserve UFC Undisputed 2009: It may just be a video game, but going up against Chuck Lidell? You're going to sweat a little....

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Bet US posts odds for UFC Fight Night

Bet US has posted their preliminary betting odds for UFC Fight Night: 101 Martin Kampmann   -120     102 Carlos Condit   -120       Welterweight 3 rounds...

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The $100 experiment -- I just won $1,000 betting UFC 96!

Hi  guys. Hopefully this won't come off as bragging, but I just won $1,000 betting on UFC 96 and I thought some of you might be interested in how I did it. Those who have followed my previous $100...

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The $110 experiment--UFC 96

The story so far: Our hero, thetakeover, joined Bloody Elbow, a mixed martial arts blog (err, news site?) and later started fantasy betting with fellow enthusiasts. Flush with fake money, t...

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Is There a Place for Compassion in MMA?

Hey everybody. I think there's been a very illuminating discussion of the Josh Koshcheck fight stoppage, both on the pro and against side, and I'm particularly heartened by the polite tenor of the...

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The $150 Experiment -- Results and lessons learned about online gambling

I plunged into the waters of online MMA gambling, lured in subtly by the BE gambling game that has brought me so much pleasure. In my first foray, chronicled here, I bet heavily on parlays, all...

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The $150 experiment: Updated

OK, having been lured into the world of MMA gambling by Bloody Elbow, I have finally decided to put skin in the game and gamble $100. I used Bet US which didn't have the undercard bouts as options. ...

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Jason "Mayhem" Miller says GSP greased against him too

Wow, this "GSP Greased" thing really seems to have legs, what with Hughes and all the others piling on. Out of curiousity I did a Google search and discovered that Jason "Mayhem" Miller has now...

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The case for BJ Penn

via bleacherreport.com Bloody Elbow has been divided on Penn vs. GSP, which just goes to show how good to matchmaking of the UFC is, as well as how special this fight is, truly an epic battle...

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UPDATED: Vote on the stakes for the Fightlinker/Bloody Elbow bet

Mike Fagan and Fightlinker have made a very interesting wager on the BJ vs. GSP bout. Previous bets have resulted in a naked grape photo that has left me blind in one eye. Many ideas of have been...

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Rashad Evans' Bill Gates t-shirt part of deal with Microsoft

New York Times offers the backstory on the t-shirt that had everyone saying, "Huh?" Instead, on his shirt appeared a mug shot of Bill Gates, taken after the future billionaire was arrested for a...

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