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UFC 181 Preview: ‘Renaissance Man’ vs ‘Reebok Man’

UFC 181 has thrown-up some interesting side issues with the announcement of Reebok and the UFC partnering together in a sponsorship deal estimated to be worth 70 million dollars over 6 years. Reebok poster-boy Johny Hendricks w...
 
 
MMA BIRDS EYE
 
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Gold in Mexico: Werdum vs Hunt preview

In MMA Bird’s Eyes final look at Mark Hunt’s journey to fight for UFC gold in Mexico, lets think for one minute about how different things could have been if the UFC brass had given him a shot against then UFC heavy...
 
 
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Hunt in action both inside and outside the cage and opens as opera-sized underdog

Mark Hunt is a triple threat: martial artist, knock-out artist and an anti-bullshit artist. He has recently taken to social media lampooning ‘keyboard warriors’ everywhere and specifically individuals commenting on...
 

 
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Mark Hunt to save Mexico City then headline Mega-event in Melbourne?

Cain Velasquez was forced to withdraw from his title defence against Fabricio Werdum due to injury, setting up a fairytale storyline for ‘renaissance man’ Mark Hunt who steps into the breach at UFC 180. Velasquez...
 
 
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From Stockholm Syndrome to The Canadian Psycho

Last weekends UFC Fight Night double header was a rich vein and heres what captured the Birdseye. To start with, UFC Fight Night – Nelson vs Story gets my vote for a sublime demonstration of how unpredictable the fight bu...
 
 
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Untethered Mail Bag for August 2013

By Mike Fagan, August 25th, 2013  who would win a fight between Overeem and Aldo if they were both Smurfs? – @Chris81203 I wiki’d the Smurfs to refresh my memory. Apparently, it’s a Danish creation. I had no ...
 

 
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Fight Time 16 Fight Review

By Deb Z, August 24th, 2013 Fight Time 16 was held on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at the historic Ft. Lauderdale War Memorial Auditorium. In their fourth show of the year, Fight Time Promotions, Howard Davis Jr. and Karla Guadamu...
 
 
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Vagner Rocha headlines Fight Time Promotions 16 with lightweight title defense

By Jon Lane, August 21, 2013 Fear led Vagner Rocha to a devastating loss and left him planted at a crossroads in his Mixed Martial Arts career. Rocha had been a student of the game since the age of 16 and at 29, he was left won...
 
 
AMATEUR MMA
 
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Super Brawl 18 Fight Review

by Deb Z, August 18th, 2013 Super Brawl 18 was held on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at Ft. Lauderdale’s, The Karu nightclub. Promoter Lonny Intorn continues to bring his love and passion for amateur kickboxing and mixed martia...
 

 
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UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen Review

By Mike Fagan, August 19th, 2013 I’m on a Southwest flight 423 headed to Vegas. I had this idea of telling you, dear reader, that the UFC’s debut on Fox Sports 1 last night left me so enamored, so utterly entertaine...