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Chris Leben did not take his time in beating a fighter he said inspired him to fight. In just 27 seconds, Leben knocked out Wanderlei Silva at UFC 132 in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Silva came out swinging, and landed a strike right on Leben's chin. Leben was not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
What do we do about bad judging in MMA? It?s becoming an increasingly-larger problem, and it?s quite the paradox: the competence of most judges seems to be declining almost as rapidly as the sport of MMA is evolving. And yet there?s a recent report floating around that?s quickly swept several... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Source: http://www.ufc.com/news/Baby-Bombers-The-Next-Generation-is-Here Andrei Arlovski Ricardo Arona Noboru Asahi Marcus Aurelio Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
On Monday afternoon, former WWE champion John Cena posted a message on Twitter apologizing to The Rock for all the remarks he’s made regarding The Rock’s absence from WWE television. Cena wrote: “I would like to take a moment to publicly apologize to Dwayne ?the Rock? Johnson. In an effort... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief Strikeforce has signed two new veteran lightweights that will square off next month at Strikeforce Challengers 18. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, 10-year MMA veteran Milton Vieira will meet 24-year-old King of the Cage Lightweight Champion Bobby Green on the card, coming to the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Filed under: UFC, News A Halloween weekend card already threatening to be scary-good got a little better with the UFC's recent announcement of a lightweight fight between Dennis Siver and Sam Stout. The promotion announced that fight, plus a light heavyweight bout between Brandon Vera and Eliot Marshall, for its... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Following his shocking twenty-second loss to BJ Penn back in November of last year, many fight fans wondered if we had seen the last of Matt Hughes. Hughes had won three straight prior to getting destroyed by Penn, and many were hopeful of a major comeback. After the Penn loss,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Strikeforce: Josh Barnett Describes Win Over Brett Rogers as 'Perfect' Video by Josh Barnett Source: http://mmalice.com/josh-barnett/strikeforce-josh-barnett-describes-win-over-brett-rogers-as-perfect-video_a2d2d7805.html Siyar Bahadurzada Bao Ligao Josh Barnett David Baron Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
The recent attention given to testosterone replacement therapy has really fired up some folks around the MMA world. Ben Askren straight up called Nate Marquardt a cheater. Bas Rutten piled on this week as well. On HDNet's Inside MMA, Rutten showed no mercy for dopers. "If you're take it for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
ShareThis Source: http://www.ufcrundown.com/blog/extreme-mma-training/ Bao Ligao Josh Barnett David Baron Tank Abbott Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Source: http://www.mmamania.com/2011/7/18/2281910/rashad-evans-road-to-tito-ortiz-rematch-at-ufc-133-video Siyar Bahadurzada Bao Ligao Josh Barnett David Baron Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
At this halfway point in the year, MMA takes a little break, allowing for everyone who loves the sport to take stock in the year so far. Cagewriter did just that. Steve Cofield and I broke down the candidates and our picks for the fighter, fight, controversy and fight ending... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Earlier this month, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker told 5thRound the ONLY reason Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz was allowed to vacate his title and transition over to the UFC was because he had a boxing allowance in his contract. When asked specifically if Diaz was the ONLY current Strikeforce champ... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
For the seventh straight Octagon show, every fight on a UFC card will be made available for live viewing. “UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz” takes place August 6th inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming five preliminary bouts starting at approximately... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Walking into Roufus Sport Academy in Milwaukee, I crossed paths with a man who resembled UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell, but this one looked slimmed down from the man who beat Gilbert Yvel in a decision at UFC 115. Rothwell sustained a knee injury in that fight, and has been rehabbing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Once again we’ve gathered the best MMA news from the baddest websites on the ‘net so that 5thRound nation won’t miss a beat! Make sure to check out the links after the jump. Dream held the only major MMA show this past week, but the news was flowing after Phil... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
With the little guys headlining UFC 132, some casual fans may not have been stoked to check out this year's Fourth of July weekend UFC card, but those who tuned in and bought tickets certainly got their money's worth. The card produced three awesome knockouts, some major upsets and one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
ShareThis Source: http://www.ufcrundown.com/blog/mma-gloves-mma-shorts/ Hiroyuki Abe Cyril Abidi Daniel Acacio Bernard Ackah Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
By: Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief October's UFC 136 card is an absolutely stacked MMA event on pay-per-view, and another lightweight fight confirmed for the card attests to that fact. The UFC announced on Friday that the card, co-headlined by a Lightweight Championship bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
The fight card for next weekend's Bellator 47 card is set with eight bouts. Bellator 47 takes place Saturday, July 23, at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Canada, and marks the organization's first event outside the U.S. The event's main card airs live on MTV2. The televised lineup for night... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
It's a Urijah Faber we've never seen before. The former WEC 145-pound king has always been more about touting his own game than talking about his opponent. But there's something about Dominick Cruz that either drives him nuts or makes Faber think he can drive Cruz nuts. Faber's been digging... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
It appears that the ufc is more than happy to accommodate fighter?s requests to fight other fighters? so long as the UFC itself likes that fight. Over the past few days, some interesting developments have taken place over the various Twitter accounts of several prominent UFC fighters. After trying (and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers claims he is innocent of all charges stemming from a June 28 arrest in Apple Valley, Minn. Rogers' legal counsel today released a statement professing the fighter's belief he is not guilty of the three felonies and one gross misdemeanor filed against him following an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
– Many people have mentioned that The Rock may have been talking about Madison Square Garden in his video that we posted earlier today. If that’s true, the arena is scheduled to host the Survivor Series PPV in November. Does that mean The Rock will appear at the event? We’ll... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog
Hector Lombard is badly in need of some top-notch competition. The Cuban middleweight dynamo, who's been dominant in Bellator, said he'd love to fight UFC castoff Nate Marquardt. The thickly-muscled Lombard doesn't even care if Marquardt is taking steps via testosterone replacement therapy to possibly gain an advantage. "I think... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2011 at nomerhuxman's blog