Lessons Learned: Rousey, Aldo, and Werdum

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In the past eighteen months, we’ve seen long reigning champions unseated, divisional kings dethroned, and the passing of the proverbial torch in mixed martial arts. This pattern is all too familiar with a nascent combat sport like MMA, where certain fighters seem to usher in new eras of combat mastery, bringing new ideas and knowledge about […] READ MORE



Hammer 262: Johnson vs Dodson 2 Preview

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson 2 is coming up this Saturday night on Pay […] READ MORE


Top 10 MMA Fighters that Should Retire

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Fighters put their bodies on the line every time they choose to step inside of the cage. For some fighters, the damage they have sustained has taken a toll both on their everyday life and their fighting performance. There are those fighters that know when their time with the sport has come to a close, […] READ MORE


Hammer: Yves Jabouin Interview, UFC 161 Preview, WSOF

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU. You can hear this week’s show here: Hammer Radio 149. Greg is finally back from Australia, and it’s just in time […] READ MORE


UFC on Fuel TV 10: Big Nog vs Werdum Analysis

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On June 8, the finale of the second season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” will take place in Fortaleza, Brazil, on “UFC on Fuel TV 10. The heavyweight fight in the main event will feature a rematch from a 2006 fight between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum.  Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (not to be confused with twin brother […] READ MORE


Hammer Radio: Rampage, Shogun/Sonnen, UFC on Fuel 10, and More

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU. You can hear this week’s show here: Hammer Radio 148. UFC on Fuel 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum is happening this weekend, […] READ MORE


What Happened to Frank Mir at UFC on Fox?

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Last night’s UFC on Fox event started out as one of the most exciting events of the year. Watching Matt Brown and Jordan Bien kick-off the main card in an all out war got the adrenaline pumping right away, and the follow-up match between Nate Diaz and Josh Thompson promised no less. Going into Cormier […] READ MORE


Look For Frank Mir to Rule the Heavyweights

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It’s the fight that was never meant to be – at least not yet. Junior Dos Santos was set to make his first title defence in the heavyweight division over Alistair Overeem in what was positioned to be a striking clinic. Unfortunately, Overeem was caught for having excessive PED levels in his system and banned […] READ MORE