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Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at kelvinhunt@hotmail.com and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

UFC on FX 8: The main card preview

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It has been a while since we've had a major MMA event, three weeks to be exact, and while this one isn't stacked with huge names it is FREE. How can we argue with FREE right? The card does have some intrigue as two former Strikeforce fighters will be making their UFC debut in the main and co-main event respectively. There's also a lightweight fight that could steal the night if both fighters bring their "A" game. You can find a quick synopsis and prediction for each main card fight Read More »

UFC on FX 8: Meet UFC newcomer Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza *Video*

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The UFC middleweight division will welcome a newcomer to its ranks when former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronald "Jacare' Souza makes his UFC debut against Chris Camozzi in the co-main event of the UFC on FX 8 event on Saturday night. The fight will air on FX with the main card starting at 9 p.m. ET, and will take place in Souza's home country of Brazil. The middleweight took some time out to speak to UFC correspondent Paula Sack about his opponent, and what to expect in his UFC debut Read More »

Eddie Alvarez calls Rebney’s bluff, posts release letters Bellator sent for signature

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Remember us posting the story of Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney stating that former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was making false statements about the promotion and the history that have transpired between the two during this negotiation period? Eddie Alvarez took to his Twitter account this weekend to call the bluff of Rebney by producing the documents he claimed Bellator changed to try and gain his signature. Read More »

Top three questions going into UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold

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It seems as though it has been forever since we've had a major MMA event, but the drought is about to be over when the UFC heads to Brazil on Saturday for the UFC on FX 8 event. The main event will feature a middleweight fight between two top fighters in Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The co-main event will also be a middleweight bout, featuring former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza taking on Chris Camozzi. It's a card that doesn't have a lot of huge names, but there should be some interesting story lines coming out of the event. Let's take a look at the top three questions going into the event. Read More »

UFC commentator Joe Rogan talks ‘UFC Jitters’

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We often hear UFC commentator Joe Rogan talk about "UFC Jitters" when fighters are making their UFC debut. It doesn't matter if the fighter is relatively young in the sport, of if he's a bonafide veteran with 15 fights under his belt. Joe Rogan says the "UFC Jitters" are real, and many fighters have talked about them after making their debut in the UFC. Read More »

ONE FC 9: Rise to Power card finalized for May 31 in Manila

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ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), presented by Casino Filipino and in association with Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), announced three undercard bouts for ONE FC: RISE TO POWER. Up and coming Lowen Tynanes will battle the seasoned Felipe Enomoto while MMA veteran Tim Sylvia is back in action against Tony Johnson and fan favorite Ryan Diaz will take on Russian ace Yusup Saadulaev. All the action takes place live on 31 May from the MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines. Read More »

D’Juan Owens: ‘I’m too hungry and too much of a beast for Nogueira’

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North Carolina fighter D'Juan Owens (7-4) is starting make some strides in the MMA world coming off a big win at XFC 22 in February against previously undefeated Nate Landwehr. Owens enters the biggest test of his young career as he's set to take on Shooto and WEC veteran Alexandre Franca Nogueira (14-6-2) on May 19 for the Inka Fighting Championship featherweight title. Owens talks about how this fight came about and why a win in this fight will put him a step closer to reaching his goal in fighting on the big show. Read More »

The UFC on FUEL TV 10 full card

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We've talked about the upcoming UFC events in May, but there's another event that will be taking place in almost exactly month out from today on June 8 in Brazil. The UFC on FUEL TV 10 card is finalized with 12 fights, and will be headlined by the heavyweight bout between TUF 2 Brazil coaches Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. That fight will be a rematch from their PRIDE 2006 bout in which Nogueira won via unanimous decision. Read More »

Philippou injured, Chris Camozzi vs. Jacare set for UFC on FX 8

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The UFC on FX 8 event that's set for May 18 in Santa Catarina, Brazil, has a new co-main event due to the injury bug. UFC middleweight Constantinos Philippou (12-2, 1NC) has suffered a cut during his training camp that will prevent him from fighting Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza. However, Chris Camozzi has agreed to face the Brazilian on his home turf on short notice. Read More »

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