Hendricks vs Woodley, Dana White and Title Shots

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Do Not Anger The Great and Wise Dana Dana White had a message for Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley when he awarded Carlos Condit his title shot. It is a pretty clear and emphatic “F-you” to both Hendricks and Woodley. I do not know what else to say about Condit, a man they both beat, […] READ MORE


Fedor Returns on New Year’s Eve to Japan for Bellator Dynamite 2

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“I am fighter.” -Fedor on why is he returning. Scott Coker promised a big announcement on Spike TV during Bellator Dynamite 1 and he delivered. The long awaited and rumored return of Fedor to Japan, the country where his legend grew while fighting for Pride FC. There is also the return of Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the man […] READ MORE


Today’s LWOS MMA History Lesson Fedor vs Fujita

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The LWOS History Lesson is a series dedicated to looking back at the people and fights that make up the history of the sport.  In the first LWOS History Lesson we will take a look at a between Fedor Emelianenko and Kazuyuki Fujita from Pride FC 26 Bad to the Bone. This is not a […] READ MORE


Bullied But Not Broken: Claire Tietgen Talks With Demetrious Johnson

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There is a reason that 13-year old Claire Tietgen is able to book guests like UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Ronda Rousey for her anti-bullying talkshow – Bullied But Not Broken. When faced with the difficulty of being bullied in her life Claire displayed her champion’s heart by turning it into a positive. After years […] READ MORE


Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm to Save UFC 193

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If you were to ask Dana White and the UFC they would be quick to tell you that Ronda Rousey is their real-life Ms. Marvel. A thumb injury to Robbie Lawler has forced him to pullout of the main event with Carlos Condit. White and the UFC needed a big-name to step-in for that fan-favorite […] READ MORE


Why I Do Not Care About Fedor’s Comeback

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Once the rumors started to spread that Fedor Emelianenko was returning to MMA the fight world started to go crazy with excited anticipation. At the center of this excitement is the possibility that after many years and failed attempts, Fedor could finally be headed for the UFC. I am not one of those fans. Do […] READ MORE


Pain: One of the Costs of Greatness in Combat Sports

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One of the least talked about aspects of sports is the amount of pain the average athlete endures. I do not just mean sports like fighting or football where the impacts and the damage they cause are easy to observe. Even a sport like tennis or running ultimately comes down to how far an individual […] READ MORE


Ronda Rousey Versus Holly Holm At UFC 195

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Ronda Rousey is not your average MMA star. She does not take to Twitter to hint about her next fight to build up some anticipation, nor does the UFC not just announce her next fight on UFC Tonight. Instead Ronda goes on Good Morning America to tell the world that she will be fighting Holly […] READ MORE


What Will the UFC do About Anthony Johnson

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Nothing is probably the answer. For a while Anthony “Rumble” Johnson was able to keep his “killah” on fight night and “nice guy” outside of the cage facade up. This despite the better efforts of Sydnie Jones who has pointed out the hypocritical nature of the UFC still employing the fighter who has been convicted […] READ MORE