Gavin Tucker: Burning a Path to the Big Stage in MMA

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People talk a lot about where the future stars of the sport of MMA are coming from. Ask an educated fan, and they will likely tell you to look no further than Brazil, and who can blame them really? That said, Canada is in the process of another MMA renaissance that could have it holding […] READ MORE


Louis Fisette: A New Breed of Canadian MMA Fighters

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Canada has long been known for its passion for MMA; some of the largest events in UFC history have been held in the Great White North. Canada has also been known for producing some of the greatest talents in the world of MMA: Geroges St. Pierre, Carlos Newton, TJ Grant, Rory MacDonald and Patrick Cote […] READ MORE


Chad George: Finishing Out "The Year of the Savage"

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At Last Word on Sports we’ve been following the progress of well-known MMA veteran Chad George for some time now. In 2013 we followed him with an especially keen eye as he declared at the start of the year that this would be “The Year of the Savage”. This would be the year that Chad […] READ MORE


Brian Houston: Making His Way on MMA's Big Stage

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The UFC, and MMA in general, have exploded over the last number of years. The sport has entered the mainstream of sports discussions and interest from people of all different types. With the increased visibility achieved by the sport, there has been more curiosity and desire from people wanting to try their hat at it […] READ MORE


Next in Line: Potential Future UFC Champions

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2013 has already seen some exchanging of titles that were unexpected – and some that were not. The vanguard champions of some years ago are gone with only a few still standing. Taking a look at the current roster of champions, there are clear threats at each division. Below you will find our predictions for […] READ MORE


To Cut or Not to Cut? The Highest Profile UFC Roster Cuts in History

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One thing that makes MMA different from most other sports, is that an athlete is constantly fighting to keep his job – both in the literal and proverbial sense. Most fighters are signed to short 3-fight contracts, and if they don’t impress the UFC brass in their match-ups they find themselves on the chopping block. […] READ MORE


Controversial Fight Decisions and the UFC

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Watching Jones and Gustafsson at UFC 165 I think it’s hard to believe for many that the judges scorecard may have been skewed in the wrong direction (me, personally, I had the fight going 3-0 for Gustafsson going into the 4th round); that said, many could’ve have easily agreed with the direction the judges score. […] READ MORE


Chad George: The Return of "The Savage"

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“Savage” doesn’t begin to explain the intensity that you feel when you talk to Chad George. A fighter that we’ve been following for quite some time now, Chad has had a bumpy road over the last year. Once a staple within the WEC stable, and star of the popular documentary “Occupation: Fighter”, Chad has been […] READ MORE