The Ultimate Fighting Championship 21: Return of the Champions! – Gosh, I didn’t even realize that the champions had left. – So the biggest change in a while tonight sees the debut of rounds, with the 10- point must system as well. At the time I wasn’t…

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To steal a phrase from the legendary Mauro Ranallo, this is the proverbial fight of Batman vs. the Joker, in the sense that Nate Marquardt is a total badass and I dislike (kinda hate) Chael Sonnen (as a fighter, of course).

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Todd Duffee made an impact in his UFC debut, and he’ll look to do it again in his second bout for the promotion in May. Duffee (6-0) knocked out Tim Hague in seven seconds at UFC 102 in August, the fastest official knockout in UFC history. Duffee was sche…

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We’re now less than four weeks away from my UFC debut on February 21st in Sydney, and training has well and truly kicked up a notch. I’m currently working real close with a variety of world-class athletes, some Olympic wrestlers, some top-level jiu-ji…

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A heavyweight bout between “TUF 10″ winner Roy Nelson and Stefan Struve is official for next month’s UFC Fight Night 21 card in North Carolina. MMA Junkie today confirmed that bout agreements have been signed by both competitors. UFC Fight Night 21 is…

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UFC heavyweight newcomer Joey “The Mexecutioner” Beltran has been officially tabbed as a replacement for Mostapha Al-Turk. Beltran, who defeated former UFC light heavyweight Houston Alexander just three weeks ago, will take Al-Turk’s place against Roll…

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Strikeforce is going global. Shine International announced this morning that it has expanded the Strikeforce brand internationally by selling more than 70 hours of its MMA programming in six markets across Europe, Australia and Latin America.

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Mac Danzig: From King of the Cage to “Must Win” at UFC 109 It’s a long, hard fall from being King of the Cage. Mac Danzig should know. The Colorado promotion’s lightweight champion was on an impressive 7-0 streak from 2005-2006 before a loss to Clay French at KOTC: Hard Knocks in January 2007, and a subsequent loss to Hayuto Sakurai in Pride, derailed his momentum.

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Bellator today announced the addition of Joe Warren to the field for the the upcoming season two 145-pound tournament. Warren (2-1) has fought exclusively under the DREAM banner in Japan, where he defeated former WEC champion Chase Beebe and Norifumi “Kid…

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Mark Coleman is a certified Hall of Famer, but perhaps the least recognizable member of the UFC’s pantheon of greats. All but two of his fights in the last decade were for Japan’s Pride promotion, so many UFC fans born and bred on Chuck Liddell and Forr…

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Strikeforce held their first show of 2010 last night from the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL. The card featured two title fights with Cris Cyborg defending against Marloes Coenen and Nick Diaz taking on Marius Zaromskis for the vacant welterweight titl…

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