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UFC 133 – Tito Ortiz Vs. Rashad Evans Play By Play

Can Tito Ortiz shock the MMA world twice? If he can, he’ll be back near the top of the heap at 205. Rashad Evans is in the prime of his career and on paper, should dispose of Ortiz. But MMA is one of the most unpredictable sports there is and even though this cliche is…

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The Aftermath – UFC 127

When I started going back through the UFC video catalog after I became a hardcore dedicated fan, there were some shows that seemed left of center. Patrick Cote was a contender for Tito Ortiz’s belt? How did that happen? Vitor Belfort beat Randy Couture? How did that happen. There have been some flukey shows in…

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UFC 127 Play By Play – BJ Penn Vs. Jon Fitch

We live blogged the Ion prelims earlier if you missed it. In my opinion, the story of the night will be if BJ Penn has greatness left in him, or if a wrestler can now just overpower him. GSP and Frankie Edgar are both really good wrestlers, but they didn’t overpower Penn to the ground….

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UFC 127 Preview – BJ Penn Vs. Jon Fitch

I know most fans are lamenting that the undercard is lacking. I pretty much agree. There aren’t too many big names before the main event, and that will probably hurt the buy rate. But whenever I get a chance to watch BJ Penn fight, it’s a positive thing. Jorge Rivera has also done a yeoman’s…

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UFC Fight Night Play By Play – Kenny Florian Vs. Takanori Gomi

Originally I heard that by bringing in Takanori Gomi, the UFC was trying to set up a fight between him and BJ Penn. But then they decided to match him up with Kenny Florian who is just a small step below the greatness of Penn. I’m not so sure Gomi is going to get that…

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