Archive | May, 2013

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Cat Zingano Out, Miesha Tate in for TUF

Posted on 30 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The mixed martial arts community will get to see its greatest female MMA rematch in history after the latest news regarding the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Current Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will still coach on the show, but instead of facing off with Cat Zingano both on the show and in December for the title, Miesha Tate will step in for the injured Zingano in both avenues.

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What’s Next for UFC Heavyweight Fighters?

Posted on 29 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight division saw some major moves at UFC 160 last weekend. The UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez retained his title by beating Antonio “Big Foot” Silva and top contender Junior dos Santos defeated Mark Hunt. What do these results mean to the heavyweight divisional rankings and what is next for other top heavyweight contenders?

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How Drugs Cost Pat Healy $130K

Posted on 17 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

When Pat Healy was in Strikeforce, he was an unknown fighter that worked to become known. During his time on the Strikeforce Challengers circuit, he won all three of his fights. He was 7-1 overall in the promotion with the lone loss coming to Josh Thomson. In the final four fights of his Strikeforce career, he picked up victories against Maximo Blanco, Caros Fodor, Mizuto Hirota, and Kurt Holobaugh. Those wins helped propel him towards his first UFC fight after his contract was absorbed by the company.

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Who Should Fight UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Next?

Posted on 14 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

After his toe-breaking performance against Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, all the talk surrounding the UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been about who will challenge him next. There are two light heavyweights that seem to be getting the most traction in the MMA community, but there is still one super-fight that the fans are craving to see.

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MMA Fighter: World of MMA Super Fights

Posted on 12 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes

In the world of mixed martial arts, there are fights and then there are super fights. When the sport was gaining traction again in 2005, Randy Couture defended the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title against Chuck Liddell. That was a super fight. When Liddell went on to defend the title for the first time following his knockout victory against “the Natural” against Jeremy Horn, that was a fight.

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