Was Alistair Overeem Always Over-Hyped?

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Alistair Overeem’s world came crashing down around him at UFC on Fox Sports 1 when he was knocked out by Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne in devastating fashion. Overeem spent the majority of the fight pounding Browne, sending the Hawaiian to the […]


UFC on Fox Sports 1: Preliminary Fight Predictions

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The UFC debuts on the new Fox Sports 1 channel this coming Saturday with the most anticipated free fight card in history. The card is stacked with great talent top to bottom, with fighters from all corners of world battling it […]


Bellator Axe Women’s Division In Puzzling Move

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Bellator has officially dropped their women’s division along with their biggest female stars in an unexpected turn of events. Jessica Aguilar (15-4), Jessica Eye (10-1) and Felice Herrig (9-4) have all been released from the promotion after being part of […]


Julio Cesar Neves: The Unknown MMA Prospect

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Why is no one talking about Julio Cesar Neves? The Brazilian fighter is a 6-foot-1 featherweight, and has amassed a 26-0 record at only 19-years-old. This is one of the biggest win streaks in MMA right now, and what makes it […]


Eddie Alvarez Set to Fight in Bellator Once Again

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Eddie Alvarez is not setting sail to the UFC.  News broke out today that he will be re-signing with Bellator.  What does this mean?  Well it means a couple of different things, but mainly it’s a huge relief for Bjorn […]


6 MMA Fighters And Their Boxing Equivalents

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Conor McGregor and the UFC ‘X Factor’

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Conor ‘Notorious’ McGregor is the UFC‘s most recent up-and-coming star, with his devil may care attitude and exciting fighting style making him an instant fan favorite.  McGregor has even become a favorite of UFC president Dana White who claims that […]


Alistair Overeem: History or Mystery? Part 2

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For part one, click here. Alistair Overeem had finally made his way to the UFC, where he could become the best fighter in the world. He was given a title eliminator fight in his debut in the biggest organization in the sport, and […]


Alistair Overeem: History or Mystery? Part One

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What a fall from grace.  This phrase sums up the Dutch fighter, Alistair Overeem’s year.  Overeem started his MMA career in 1999 at the young age of 19, and was primarily a kickboxing styled fighter.  After his fourth fight, Overeem […]


Are People Counting Out Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua at UFC on Fox Sports 1?

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Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua will be facing Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox Sports 1, in one of the most anticipated free fight cards in history. Sonnen himself has described Rua as a ‘legend’ of the sport, and that’s coming from the biggest trash talker […]


Is UFC’s Phil Davis a Threat to the Light Heavyweight Title?

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In my eyes, Phil Davis entered the octagon last Saturday as a tailor-made opponent for Lyoto Machida at UFC 163. I felt Machida would have little problem shrugging off the majority of Davis’ takedowns and would possibly be able to land […]