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Revisiting Strikeforce: Nashville

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In April 2010, Strikeforce invaded the Music City for their huge Strikeforce: Nashville show that aired live on CBS around the country. The promotion rolled out all their stars and three title fights for the big show that aired in ... Read More »

UFC 171 estimated paydays, Hector Lombard leads the way with $300,000 salary

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Do people still take the disclosed salaries for UFC fighters seriously anymore? Take for example this past weekend's UFC 171 event, would you expect the new king of welterweights Johny Hendricks to make less than someone that is 3-2 in the UFC like Hector Lombard? Let's be honest, these numbers reflect the money that the UFC wants us to know about. The rest is all speculation and so is what is listed below but is worth looking at. Read More »

The UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler full card

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The UFC Fight Night 37 event is in the books, but the UFC will be right back in action on Saturday with the upcoming UFC 171 PPV event. The vacant UFC welterweight title will be on the line when Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler clash in the main event to determine the new welterweight champion with Georges St. Pierre vacating the title a few months ago. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 29 – Maia vs. Shields breakdown

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On October 9th, 2013 the UFC comes back to Fox Sports 1 with a great free card headlined by a welterweight bout with title implications between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. Both men have contended for the UFC title with Shields at welterweight and Maia a tmiddleweight Both did so unsuccessfully. That’s not where the comparisons endthough. Both men are fantastic black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and have demonstrated such in their MMA careers. So ready or not, here comes the breakdown for this battle between these top contenders. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 29 open workouts *Video*

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Demian Maia and Jake Shields headline this Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil. Today they worked out in front of fans and media in preparation for their five round engagement. Both men highly respect each others jiu jitsu. Jake Shields feels that it is the best American versus the best Brazilian when it comes to the art. Read More »

FOX Sports 1 UFC Tonight Show Quotes – 10/2/13

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On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen preview the upcoming UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MAIA VS. SHIELDS bouts. The two interview THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER season 19 coach BJ Penn and women’s title contender Cat Zingano. Plus, Sonnen addresses his latest encounter with Wanderlei Silva. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields fight card

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The UFC 165 PPV event took place on Saturday night and gave us a fight for the ages with Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title for a record sixth time by defeating Alexander Gustafsson via unanimous decision. However, the UFC will be returning to action with their next event on October 9 with the UFC Fight Night 29 event that will take place in Brazil. Read More »

Can Jake Shields get himself back on track against Tyron Woodley at UFC 161?

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An interesting matchup that will be taking place on the main card is the welterweight showdown between former Strikeforce employees Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley. Since losing a UFC welterweight title matchup against Georges St.Pierre at UFC 129 in April 2011, Jake Shields has had to deal with a lot of ups and downs in both his MMA career and personal life. Not long after the GSP fight Shields lost his father, who sadly passed away on August 29, 2011. Read More »

Top five questions going into UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson

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Well, the cursed UFC 161 card is almost upon us as it'll finally take place on Saturday night at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The event has lost several of the original fights that were booked, and now features two journeyman fighters who are both coming off losses on the PPV portion of the card. Nevertheless, there is some intrigue with some of the fights going into the event, so check out the top five questions Read More »

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