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Politics in MMA: Things aspiring fighters should be aware of

Politics in MMA: Things aspiring fighters should be aware of

Less than a minute into his UFC number one contender elimination bout with Martin Kampmann, Johnny Hendricks scored a phenomenal first round knockout. “Big Rigg” couldn’t have been prouder. Cheering through the cage, knowing he had just earned a career-defining lifelong dream fight against undisputed UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. UFC President Dana White […]

UFC’s Jon Jones eager to square up against Alexander Gustafsson

UFC’s Jon Jones eager to square up against Alexander Gustafsson

MMA rising star Alexander Gustafsson (14-1-0 9 KO’s) fought past Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to earn a shot at UFC champion Jon Jones at UFC on Fox 5 last year. Potential opponent, Jon Jones, is currently coaching and filming the seventeenth season of the “Ultimate Fighter” with Chael Sonnen. The two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters […]

The UFC’s dominace in MMA: Good or Bad?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has raised the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) to higher grounds, landing it on pay-per-view, mainstream sporting news and eventually network television. All MMA fighters — striking and grappling their way up the ranks — long for a phone call from the UFC. It’s the grand stage of mixed martial […]