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The UFC Needs to Massively Scale Down The Amount of PPVs Each Year

("PPV buys are higher than ever, dummies. These goofy Internet fucks know NOTHING. Everything is fine."—Dana White doing his best impersonation of this guy. / Photo via Getty) By Mike Fagan Cain Velasquez became another victim (again) of the UFC's so-called “injury bug,” pulling out of UFC 180 with a knee injury. Show More Summary

Cutting Through The Bullsht: UFC 179 Edition

By Alex Giardini UFC 179: “Aldo vs. Mendes 2” proved to be exactly what we expected it to be, and that was a one-fight boxing card with a scintillating main event for the ages. The “greatest featherweight fight in history” was nothing...Show More Summary

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 — Main Card Results & Commentary

("Alright guys, kick some ass tomorrow night and give all these fans a great fuc-HOLY CRAP LOOK AT CONOR'S CUFFLINKS." / Photo via Getty) Two years and nine months after their controversial first meeting, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes are once again throwing down for the UFC featherweight title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this time at the Maracanãzinho. Show More Summary

Styles ?

We have a lot of karate styles and until recent years it baffled me as to why. Especially when you finally understand all styles must adhere to the same fundamental principles to function as a system for combatives, fighting or self-defense. Show More Summary

Old Men and Fundamentals

Fundamentals are critical no matter what cause one day you get older and having a solid foundation in fundamental principles means you will still be formidable. Fundamental principles of martial systems never expire while youth does, speed does and so on. Show More Summary

Martial Arts and Perceptions in SD

Martial Arts and Perceptions in SD Note: I am not an SD expert. I am not an firearms expert. I am not a lawyer or attorney. I am not advocating any of the following as more than my thoughts, perceptions and theories on the subject involved. Show More Summary

Using the Scientific Method

Caveat: I make mistakes and if the article actually follows the scientific method properly and completely I will gladly amend this post in response to comments that are accepted as appropriate and support that view, etc. Using the scientific method to provide “evidence” of something is not as simple as one might think. Show More Summary

Welcome back! 15 of 16 TUF 20 contestants returning for Dec. 12 live finale on FOX Sports 1

Probably because without them, there would be two people in the entire division. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has created a strawweight division and rounded up 16 of the world's top 115-pound female fighters, who are currently slugging it out on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 combat sports reality show. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Bryan Caraway? Joe Rogan open to 'chick vs dude' UFC fight if they both 'talk enough s--t'

I guess we should be glad that Joe Rogan is color commentator, and not Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker. That's because the former Fear Factor host would be open to letting men fight women, assuming they were in the same...Show More Summary

UFC Title Picture: Whose Next, on Deck and in the Hole

The UFC title picture—when it's not murky, it's, well, still murky. It seems that there is never really a clear-cut top contender these days, as multiple fighters at a time can claim top contention. Athletes are busy these days, andShow More Summary

Jason 'Mayhem' Miller starts GoFundMe campaign to help pay $2 million legal defense

As of this writing, he's managed to secure $845. Only $1,999,155 to go! I guess it beats starting another ice bucket challenge. Former Strikeforce and UFC veteran Jason Miller is hoping to raise money for his costly legal defense byShow More Summary

With visa issues resolved, Paul Daley expected to make Bellator return in 2015

Remember him? Former Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Paul Daley hasn't been seen stateside since beating the brakes off Rudy Bears at Bellator 72 over two years ago. Since then, "Semtex" has demolished...Show More Summary

Carlos Condit Aiming to Return in Early 2015

When the cage door closes and the action goes live, there are few fighters with more intensity than Carlos Condit. The former UFC interim welterweight champion possesses a versatile and dangerous skill set that has allowed him to rack up one of the highest finishing percentages in the 170-pound ranks. Show More Summary

Wrestling World Champion Adeline Gray Guns for Gold, Ponders MMA Prospects

Think about some of the greatest American athletes who have represented the U.S. in world championships and the Olympics. Some names that come to mind are Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson. Even more than the male athletes, there have been incredible female athletes such as Mia Hamm, Lolo Jones and Shawn Johnson. Show More Summary

Cub Swanson: I'm Getting the Next Shot at Jose Aldo If I Beat Frankie Edgar

Fight fans should at least consider pumping the brakes on a UFC featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor, particularly because Cub Swanson is just one win away from a title shot. Of course, bear in mind that this...Show More Summary

Rose City Digest - Shotokan 2

I was barely able to contain myself this afternoon. I mean I was at borderline stroke level blood pressure by the time I got to the dojo (by that I mean the rented room the class is held at). I haven't been to beatings in over a year and my modest practice in the morning and general lack of exercise made for a very nervous entree into the class. Show More Summary

Cub Swanson has bad news for Conor McGregor: 'UFC has assured me next shot at Jose Aldo'

Perhaps this is why McGregor "opted" to take another fight? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was quoted as saying that Conor McGregor would likely get the next shot at the featherweight strap shortly after "Notorious" knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. Show More Summary

Robert Drysdale suspended one year after failing TUF 19 post-fight UFC drug test

After finally making his much-anticipated Octagon debut at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale back in July with an impressive submission victory over Keith Berish, Robert Drysdale's win, unfortunately, was overturned to a No Contest...Show More Summary

UFC's Anderson Silva flirting with Adidas sponsorship after parting ways with Nike

Out with one shoe company, in with another? Is Nike getting out of the mixed martial arts (MMA) business? Not only did the Fortune 500 company drop the pound-for-pound best fighter on the planet, Jon Jones (details), but it has alsoShow More Summary

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