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


Stipe Miocic Can Revive UFC's Flagging Heavyweight Division

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Last Saturday night at UFC 195 in Las Vegas, Stipe Miocic provided a timely reminder of the undying appeal of heavyweight MMA. Heading into battle with a revered foe and household-name in Andrei Arlovski, predictions were as diverse as they were debated, with the fight acknowledged as having potential to play out in a multitude […] READ MORE



Beyond the Hype of Cyborg vs Rousey

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The age of “Dinocroc vs Supergator” and “Sharktopus vs Pteracuda” is upon us. But if you thought the UFC 190 Rousey-Correia fight was a mismatch and that a Cyborg vs Rousey fight will really settle things one way or another for the “Rowdy” one, think again. First off, a disclaimer:  this article is not for those who are […] READ MORE


The Parting Shot #116: Scott Holtzman, Kevin Lee, Andre Harrison

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The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 116th Episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our partners at LastWordOnSports.com. Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests First Scott Holtzman joins the show to talk about his UFC debut Saturday at UFC Fight Night 73 against Anthony Christodoulou. Then UFC lightweight Kevin Lee chats with us about […] READ MORE



Bethe Correia Victorious; Two Horsewomen Down, Two to Go

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Bethe Correia was victorious against Shayna Baszler last Saturday night in what seemed to be a competitive bout until Correia blasted Baszler with elbows and punches to end the fight by (T)KO at the 1:56 mark of the second round. Correia gestured an “I want the belt” motion with her hands after the fight was […] READ MORE


Bethe Correia Challenges the Four Horsewomen

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In the women’s mixed martial arts world, Ronda Rousey’s training partners known as the four horsewomen have caught the attention of the MMA public worldwide. With Bethe Correia’s last victory, she really put that group on the map by taking out one of the Four Horsewoman Jessamyn Duke. What got the public’s attention for Correia […] READ MORE