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Gary Thomas is the site manager for ProMMAnow. He hosts PMN Radio on Thursday nights. He is also the founder of BluegrassMMA.com. He has attended nearly 100 live events from UFC to your local bar room promotions. When not writing you can find him watching The Simpsons and enjoying being a husband and father. Connect with Gary on Twitter at @GaryThomasMMA

ProMMAnow.com UFC 170 staff picks

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Yes it is that time again. Time for the beautiful minds behind ProMMAnow.com to assemble and give you our best assessment for UFC 170 that takes place tomorrow night in Las Vegas and will air live on UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1 and pay per view. This event has, on paper, some big mismatches but intriguing match ups. Read More »

Could Gilbert Melendez find himself out of the UFC?

Gilbert Melendez

Sounds like tough times for former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. Ariel Helwani spoke with Dana White and the boss says it isn't looking good for a new deal to be struck at the moment. Dana tells Helwani "I’m done with Gilbert. I like Gilbert very much, but I don’t like his manager." Read More »

Does a change in wording mean anything for UFC ‘of the night’ winners

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UFC officials announced a change in the way fight night bonuses are labeled. Is this a move to be more politically correct? Gone are the standard "submission and knockout of the night" tags. In a press release we learned that there would still be a "fight of the night" bonus for the winner and loser of the most spectacular fight at a given event. Replacing the finishing bonuses will be "performance of the night". Here is how it has been explained. Read More »

Report: RFA champ Pedro Munhoz inks UFC deal, will meet Raphael Assuncao at UFC 170

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Two week, no problem. This seems to be a recurring theme of late as fighters are forced off cards with injuries and a replacement is signed to fill in on short notice. It's the dream though right. Yet again another Resurrection Fighting Alliance champion has gotten the call up to the UFC. RFA bantamweight champ Pedro Munhoz (10-0) has landed a contract and a fight in about two weeks. Read More »

And the Oscar goes to… Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey will headline UFC 170 later this month when she defends her title against fellow Olympian Sara McMann. We have learned that after that she will get the chance to be the leading lady once again, just in film. Rousey will star in two upcoming movies and will have the lead role in one of them. Read More »

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