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UFC Doubleheader Review: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine, Nelson vs. Story

With two outs and men on first and second in the bottom of the ninth, San Francisco Giants third basemen Pablo Sandoval hit a line drive down the left field line off of the Washington Nationals’ Drew Storen. Joe Panik sco...
 
 
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UFC Doubleheader Preview: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine, Nelson vs. Story

The UFC runs a mediocre doubleheader this weekend with mediocre cards taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It’s prudent and necessary to illustrate what the UFC could have put together if t...
 
 
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UFC 178: Cerrone, Alvarez, McGregormania, and Romero’s Stool

UFC 178 didn’t have a big main event, and the main event it did have felt like an afterthought. (Partly due to the fact that the UFC treated it – rightfully – like an afterthought.) The strength and depth of t...
 

 
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UFC 178: Alvarez, Cerrone, and McGregor, Oh My

UFC 178 may be the first UFC pay-per-view sold entirely on the power of its undercard. (Since there was some confusion on Twitter, by “undercard” I’m referring to the main card bouts below the main event. Prel...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Review

Beyond the Octagon lies a sea of black. The UFC is in Japan, but we take that on the UFC’s word. This could be some Apollo-era soundstage, the Japanese-heavy crowd an illusion owing to an elaborate array of photo-visual e...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 52: Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Preview

The UFC returns to Japan for a Fight Pass event headlined by Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. With it comes that eternal question for the serious MMA fan: stay up all night or wake up at an ungodly early hour? The serious degenerate s...
 

 
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UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski Review

Maybe you skipped UFC Fight Night 51 and, instead, hiked in a state park or picked apples with a loved one or found twenty minutes in your day to do some contemplative meditation. You know, good for you; that’s a great wa...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski Preview

For the second time in a row, a rematch of a fight that originally took place outside the UFC will headline a Fight Night event. Last week, Ronald “Jacare” Souza got his revenge on Gegard Mousasi. This Saturday, Andrei Arlo...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi Review

The UFC scheduled Fight Night 50 on a Friday at Foxwoods Resort to counterprogram Bellator 123 across the way at the Mohegan Sun. I’ve yet to watch the Bellator show, but I heard it had a bangin’ main event, a King ...
 

 
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UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi Preview

You’re reading this preview on a Wednesday because the UFC scheduled this event for a Friday. Friday night just happens to be the same night as Bellator 123, the first event of the first full season under the Scott Coker ...