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Jake Heun on fighting for World Series of Fighting: “I”m a prizefighter and green money spends everywhere”

Before World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Jake Heun and I even get on the phone, I can tell it’s going to be a fun interview. I send him a message on Facebook about a week before our scheduled interview to touch base,...
 
 
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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 39: Minotauro Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson Review

It’s been a long while since the “Pride is dead”/”Pride never die” argument meant…well, anything. It’s been just over seven years since Pride’s last show (spoiler alert: you’re old), and an...
 
 
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Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.
Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.
Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.

Big Nog, Jake Shields and the Inconsistency of MMA Fans

Mixed martial arts fans, by and large, are an unnecessarily insecure bunch about their sport of choice. I always chuckle when my brethren feel the need to speak about MMA in hushed tones around their more team sport oriented fr...
 
 
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Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.
Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.
Perhaps the last fight poster to feature Big Nog.

UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro Nogueira vs. Roy Nelson Preview

The UFC returns to Abu Dhabi Friday, exactly four years (plus a day) since the UFC was (first and) last seen around these parts for UFC 112.* No one will mistake Friday’s show with that debut in 2010. Where the latter had...
 

 
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This poster makes absolutely no sense to me.
This poster makes absolutely no sense to me.
This poster makes absolutely no sense to me.

Oversaturation, Overshmaturation: The Best of the UFC in April

Allow me to preemptively strike against some predictable criticism, as my Untethered MMA co-hosts have taught me to do reflexively: there’s a very specific reason Bellator isn’t going to be mentioned here. The troub...
 
 
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UFC 166: Velasquez vs Dos Santos III Preview

By Mike Fagan, October 15th, 2013 Big fight on Saturday. Maybe the biggest heavyweight fight in UFC history. Doesn’t seem big enough, though. I hate using words like “buzz” and “trending” and all the other word vo...