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UFC on FX 4 Results

Gray Maynard beat Clay Guida in a controversial split decision. After five rounds of watching Gray chase Clay around the cage, I’m surprised it wasn’t a unanimous or even majority decision. Sam Stout beat Spencer fisher by unanimous decision to end their storied trilogy. Fisher hit Stout with everything but the kitchen sink yet couldn’t stop Stout from taking him to the ground at will. I believe Fisher was robbed

UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida

 UFC on FX 4 featuring Gray “The Bully” Maynard vs. Clay “The Carpenter” Guida will take place on June 22nd, in Atlantic City, NJ. It will be a five round non championship main event bout.  Both men are coming off tough losses in the lightweight division and are determined to rejoin the contenders in the light weight division.  Maynard lost by TKO to former champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar at UFC

Heavyweight Contender Showdown: Stephan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic

Stephan “Skyscraper” Struve (25-4) will meet undefeated rising star Stipe Miocic (9-0) in a five round main event battle on September 29, at UFC on FOX TV 5 (mmafighting.com). The event will take place in England. Both of these fighters are at the top of the heavyweight food chain these days and will step in to the cage riding an impressive three fight win streak in the UFC. Miocic is undefeated

The Timid UFC Welterweight Division has a new Threat: Enter the Erik Silva Era

A recent trend in the UFC has seen fighters wait for title shots over taking fights to stay active. These days the welterweight division stands out among the others. A small handful of fighters are content to wait for UFC Welterweight Champ George St. Pierre to recover from his injury. Even the interim welterweight champion, Carlos Conditt, is going to wait as opposed to defending his nice piece of metal. I

An Exclusive Interview with Jacob “Christmas” Volkmann

Recently, I was volunteering for a marathon at Fort Snelling when I saw UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann get out of his car with his three kids near the checkpoint that I was assigned to. I couldn’t believe my luck running into a fighter who had just had a five fight win streak snapped at UFC 146 to Paul Sass. He didn’t seem bothered as I approached him. In fact, he

A Night of Upsets on TUF Finale

Saturday night ruined all my predictions. I was positive that Jake Ellenberger would win a dominant decision over Martin Kampann, Matt Sera’s protégé in Al Iaquinta would become the next Ultimate Fighting Champion and the TUF 12 winner Jonathan Brookins would break his losing streak in the big show. Don’t worry folks I don’t plan on retiring anytime soon, just don’t bet on any of my fight predictions until I

UFC 147 Receives a Face Lift

Franklin and Silva at the weigh-in’s  for UFC 99 – Courtesy of mixedmartialarts.wikia.com – click for source UFC 147 will take place on June 23, 2012 in Belo Horzionate, Brazil. A lot of changes to the fight card and venue have occurred since the initial announcement.  At first the event was scheduled to go down in Rio, Brazil but that was changed since there was a UN conference taking place in the city on the same

MMA Fighter Loses his Lunch in the Cage

Here’s a fun video of an MMA fighter who after winning his fight starts puking as the referee raises his hand. In my opinion this is an ingenious, albeit unfortunate marketing tool. Many people who didn’t know Eder Jones who fights under the  Minotauro Team out of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, will definitely know him now.

Top Contenders Will Battle This Friday in TUF Finale

Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger will be given the opportunity to strengthen his claim as the number one contender in the UFC’s welter weight division this Friday when he faces off with Martin “The Hitman” Kampmann.  The other top contenders in the division who will probably be watching this fight closer than anyone else are Rory MacDonald and Johny Hendricks. In my opinion, they should be cheering for Kampann, because a

Brock Lesnar May be Back

Brock was at the fights at UFC 146. He sat in his seat and looked to be enjoying himself in the guarded yet genuine way he usually appears in public. Sitting in a bar with friends we couldn’t help but speculate whether he was watching the fights as a fan or gauging the depth and talent level of the heavy weight division or even more importantly, contemplating a comeback. Ariel