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Titan FC 31′s Matt Wagy Looking to Score Another Win Over ATT for Team Alpha Male

More than anything, the one thing about bantamweight prospect Matt Wagy I recall taking note of during our 20-minute conversation last Friday was how poised and thoughtful he was. As he fielded my questions—numerous and somet...
 
 
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Titan FC’s Walel “The Gazelle” Watson on Anthony Gutierrez: “I Want to Shut His Mouth Up”

Titan Fighting Championship bantamweight Walel “The Gazelle” Watson got a good taste of the big show—he went 1-3 in the UFC, winning in his debut by TKO before dropping three fights in a row, including a unanimous decisio...
 
 
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Fight Time 20 Preview – Full Fight Card with Three Matches to Focus On

The hype for this Friday’s Fight Time 20 was about as high as one could ever hope for a non-touring promotion when original plans for it were drafted back in late June/early July. Every major MMA website had picked up on a su...
 

 
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Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions
Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions
Charles Rosa, 27, taking a celebratory lap. He hasn't lost since turning pro on August 24, 2012. | Photo: Crossface Productions

Undefeated Finishing Machine Charles Rosa on the UFC: “It’s Just a Matter of Time”

Like many fighters who have accrued similarly impressive records, featherweight prospect Charles Rosa (8-0, with three TKOs, five submissions – all but one of them first-round finishes) is finding it increasingly harder to lo...
 
 
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WSOF 11 Primer: The Fall and Rise of Pablo “The Hurricane” Alfonso

He was this close to calling it quits.  Almost exactly three years ago, Miami-born fighter Pablo “The Hurricane” Alfonso had just lost his third straight fight for the first time in his career.  He was in a career-low slu...
 
 
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WSOF 9’s Rising Ronin Azamat “Ozzy” Dugulubgov Embraces “A Warrior’s Way of Life”

The Task at Hand World Series of Fighting lightweight Azamat “Ozzy” Dugulubgov (5-1) answers the phone at precisely 3 p.m. By the time I call, the New York, NY transplant (he emigrated from the Northern Caucasus of Russia i...
 

 
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WSOF Champion Steve Carl on Challenger Rousimar Palhares: “He Has the Ability to Beat Anybody on Earth.”

The Capture For a moment, the silence in the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, FL was so potent it was almost unbearable. Four rounds and a little less than a minute into their scheduled five-round contest – which would dete...
 
 
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Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.
Rian Gittman (left) has been with American Top Team for more than a decade and has been involved with local promotion for almost as long.

Rian Gittman Focuses on Faith and Fighting with “MTC: In the Beginning”

Seemingly disparate subjects on the surface, religion and physical combat are far from strangers. In mixed martial arts specifically, Christianity’s presence was arguably forever cemented when Kimo Leopoldo made his now-famou...
 
 
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The Diaz Brothers – Early 2014 Edition

Nate Doesn’t Do Nice Following his absolute destruction of Gray Maynard at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale on November 30 last year, Nate Diaz appeared discontented. Maybe part of it had to do with the fact that the guy who he...
 

 
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Jessica Branco Trades One Graceful Art for Another

On the surface, it appears there is little in common between the brutal sport of mixed martial arts and the gently expressive sport of figure skating. One involves breaking down opponents with punches, kicks, knees, elbows and ...