Wanderlei Silva Signs With Bellator

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Even though he is suspended from active competition in the United States, Pride FC and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva has signed an exclusive deal with Bellator MMA. The former Pride FC middleweight champion was released from his UFC contract back in January,¬†after making a public apology¬†for alleging his former employer fixed fights. However, the “Axe […] READ MORE


Hammer 265: Barnett vs. Nelson Preview 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 and here at Last Word on Sports. UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson takes place in Japan this weekend, and the […] READ MORE


The NSAC and the Deafness of Common Sense

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The vehement uproar over cannabis use is alive and well in the mixed martial arts bubble. Nickolas Robert Diaz, proud citizen of the 209, incoherent rambler of epic proportions, and the man who demonstrated the effectiveness of the pressuring, voluminous boxing attack in MMA, was given the rawest of deals a few days ago. Nick […] READ MORE


Hammer 264: Diaz Suspension, Bellator and Glory Previews

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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. Nick Diaz has been suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for an unprecedented five […] READ MORE



What does the suspension of Nick Diaz mean for the NSAC?

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One of the major news items in the wild world of Mixed Martial Arts to kick off this week was the fact that Nick Diaz would finally sit before the Nevada State Athletic Commission to settle the punishment for his failed drug test following his headline bout against Anderson Silva this January. The hearing had […] READ MORE


Unified Rules of MMA

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Every sport has a specific set of guidelines in place, a list of rules to ensure the safety of its participants and to keep the game competitive. Mixed-martial arts is no different, with its unified rules of engagement going a long way in releasing MMA from the stigma of a barbaric bloodsport. But while many […] READ MORE