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Untethered Mail Bag for August 2014

A lot of MMA journalists answer reader questions about the current events in the sport. I just want to talk about weird shit. This is the Untethered Mail Bag. * * * “I firmly believe that the UFC didn’t know what to do ...
 
 
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What UFC Fighters Can Learn From Nick Diaz’s Return

Nick Diaz returned to the UFC last week, signing a three-fight extension with the promotion. UFC President Dana White then tweeted that he had no update on matching up Diaz with Anderson Silva, though Diaz had said he would onl...
 
 
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UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Review

Last night’s Fox main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown was the big budget popcorn flick that you “didn’t like” because it fell short of your high expectations when, in reality, you just need to take a ...
 

 
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UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown Preview

The internet rejoiced when the UFC announced Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler would headline a Fox show in July. Not only are Brown and Lawler both (miraculously) legitimate title contenders, but their ball-dropping, leather-slingi...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 46: Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Review

I don’t remember much of UFC 93. I know I watched it on “downloaded replay” the following morning because my then-girlfriend and I drove to Los Angeles to visit a friend that weekend. So, you’ll have to excuse m...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 46: Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Preview

We’re heading into the final stretch of a great run of UFC events spanning the entirety of the UFC programming platforms. Saturday’s event airs live on Fight Pass from Dublin, Ireland, with local boy wunderkind Cono...
 

 
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UFC Fight Night 45: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller Review

We MMA people often talk about those sorts of fights that make the fandom worth it. The high-drama action fights like Jones vs. Gustafsson or Henderson vs. Shogun I or the latter two Edgar vs. Maynard fights that remind us why ...
 
 
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UFC Fight Night 45: Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller Preview

The poster for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller is pretty awesome. It’s black and white with colored lighting tint. Donald Cerrone wears his signature cowboy hat and faces away from frame, his “CERRONE” back tattoo...
 
 
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The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale: Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn Review

“Penn’s ‘natural’ talent always offers some glimmer of … but it’s more likely an old, shot, inactive Penn shows up as expected.” BJ Penn stood on his toes, more upright. This was supposed to help him handl...
 

 
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UFC 175: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida Review

UFC 175 may go down as one of the strangest events in the promotion’s history. The main event matchup came about due to the original challenger dropping out when the Nevada commission outlawed testosterone replacement the...