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  1. I always wondered how "Shogun" and "Ninja" got their nicknames?
    Does anyone know? i mean they are not from Japan, nowhere near an asian country, yet they both bear names that symbolize asian culture.
  2. How about Jason Macdonald vs Evan Tanner?
    I think that would be an interesting fight. Just an idea since both are going to be fighting soon. Also I'd like to see Heath Herring vs Tim Sylvia
  3. I thought Minitaro looked good
    While watching this fight again tonight on UFC Unleashed I thought Nog looked very good. In all honesty all Herring did the hole fight was land that one would be body shot that Nog ducked into. I've...
  4. Title fight
    i got a title fight coming up!! im pretty happy about it, hope i win i will be trainin hard for this fight so im not going be on the site that much but i will be on as much as i can. WAR...
  5. Should George Sotiropoulos cut?
    It's already known that Danzig is going to cut down to 155 after Saturday, but what about George Sotiropoulos? I dont know his walking weight, so I cant really make a definite statement, but watching...
  6. so TapouT or TUF?
    which one do you think is better I watch both but I personally prefer TUF just because its more organized and theres more training and fighting footage than in TapouT where you only see the fight and...
  7. Hotrodttt's Annual MMA Trivia Round 5
    Since I have been on this sight , I have stumbled across some MMA Triva. It wasn't 2 hard and I have always said I can come up with some exteremely hard questions. Do you guys think you are good...
  8. No cracked Rib for Mat Aroyo?
    LINK Matt claims Dana told him the doctors said there was nothing wrong with Matt Arayo's ribs. Also there is a vid of traing it looks like Tommy Speer is part of the Hit Squad, anyone heard...
  9. Nicknames
    On the UFC website I was looking at the additional matchups for the TUF 6 finale and I realize I'm starting to get sick at some of the nicknames in MMA. Tommy "The Farmboy" Speer? Richie "The Dirty...
  10. MMA in Basketball - Dream Team ( A Must See )
    Hey you guys I have always wanted to do something like this, I wanted to make an MMA dream team sort of like in basketball. You guys pick 5 fighters, 1 heavyweight, 1 light heavy, 1 middleweight , 1...
  11. Cro Cop - a better axe kick than Andy Hug
    Who'd have thought it! I couldn't find the full fight, but saying as we are so close to the GP, and I know there are some guys here who love all things K-1 will have seen this, but it doesnt hurt to...
  12. Question about Xtreame Couture
    I noticed that Xtreame Couture clothing seems to be on the market now and quiet a few stores are starting to sell it.Under Xtreame Couture clothing you can buy Forrest Griffin,Quinton Jackson,and Big...
  13. ATTENTION please- Fantasy Fight Card: The Showdown-we NEED your HELP- VOTE please!
    Welcome, friends. It's time for us to put our names on the line and vote for The Best Fight Card We'll Never See. If you're new to this, and are wondering what the heck is going on here, it's pretty...
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  14. Hiroyuki "Streetfight Bancho" Takaya to WEC!
    There was all sorts of speculation about this prior to what he claimed was his last fight for shooto, and probabally in Japan, and it's been confirmed. He's posed to make his us debut on the comany's...
  15. Kimbo Slice on E:60
    Just saw a commercial advertising a piece on Kimbo Slice airing this week on E:60, Tuesday at 7 PM ET on ESPN. Haven't heard anything else about it but I'll be watching.
  16. Rumored fight-Franklin vs Lutter
    I think this would be a tough fight for Franklin.
  17. This weeks Inside MMA
    Just finished watching this weeks Inside MMA (another great episode BTW, i'll throw up a link when it becomes public on their site early next week) and was very impressed by the coverage they gave...
  18. KotC commentators
    I just finished watching Quinton Jackson vs Rob Smith in KotC 6. I thought Mike Goldberg sucked as a commentator but holy shit. One of the KotC commentators insisted on pronouncing guillotine...
  19. WCO- Babalu vs Tiger white in San Diego!!!
    Very excited that MMA is coming to San Diego and has some big names. Babalu, Tiger, Joe Riggs, Mike Kyle vs Ricco Rodriguez, Mark Kerr, Cabbage, Tiki.....i cant wait.
  20. Kimbo and Lesnar!!
    What are the chances of these 2 guys holding a belt in their respective organizations?? I think Brock will be champ in 2 years. Kimbo has some work to do but i like the strides hes made so far.
  21. Do you know more than the commentators?
    I saw somebody complaining about the KOTC commentators, and I came up with this idea in my head. I think that most MMA fans think they know more than the commentators (as a whole). So what do you...
  22. WHAT THE HELL ... ???
    Anybody checked out the pridefc website lately, the ufc have destroyed it. Very sad for me to see that all archive of the best fight event in the world has been tarnished with UFC all over it....
  23. Who am I?
    I have been involved in Martial Arts and MMA for a number of years. The first person to guess who I am gets props. Difficulty Level: Only 1 guess per person...no edits.
  24. controversy?
    ok guys, maybe i was hearing things, but didnt my fav fighter, Joe "no under shirt" Rogan say something about a prior match being controversial in the first post fight interview? was the controversy...
  25. Analysis of The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale
    I'm going to start doing a thread after every event and rate it on a scale from 1-10. I'm going to do Fight of the Night, Knockout of the night, and Submission if the night. Based on - Overall...
  26. Roger Huerta vs Kenny Florian vs Joe Stevenson
    Its hard to tell where Huerta stands ater his IMPRESSIVE performance tonight...he's gotta be close to top 10, and for sure in the top 5 or so LWs in the UFC...I wonder how he wouls fare against...
  27. Should Matt Arroyo have fought at the TUF finale?
    Well we know all know the story, he apparently "hurt his rib" before his semi-final fight vs Mac Danzig. There was a bit of controversy the next day when Dana White, got a call from the Doctor saying...
  28. Mac Danzig vs. The TUF 5 fighters
    How do you guys think Mac Danzig would have faired against the fighters from season 5? I personally believe that he would have made his way through that group easier than this one (which was pretty...
  29. TUF USA vs Brazil
    Since theyre having a hard time finding coaches and since so many of the top fihgters cant speak english what about doing a TUF with a team of brazilians coached by wandy anderson or shogun vs a team...
  30. Funny MMA Photoshops
    Post your own if you can find some, Props to you if you can
  31. Whats next for clay guida
    The guy just cant seem to catch a brake, i think he sould of beaten tyson, and he was on course to beat roger but hes lost both fights. He also fought a very very close desicion with melendez which...
  32. Who says Kenflo vs. Huerta?
    I think this would be a great fight and the best fight you could make right now. Both I can say IMO have not beaten the best quality fighters but have been finishing them. IMO there biggest wins...
  33. Big John Retires
    The greatest ref in MMA history has retired, and I'm really sad to see him go, he is the best ref of all time. It's gunna be weird not hearing that saying "Let's Get It On", in the world of UFC. He...
  34. Melvin Manhoef
    Has the UFC ever tried to get this guy? I've just been watching a few of his fights, particularly the one against Cyborg, and he's a beast, VERY heavy hands...
  35. Franklin vs Lutter-Who would win?
    I think this would be a good matchup for both guys. With that said, who do you think would win? Lutter looked somewhat impressive against silva to some while Franklin got destroyed both times....
  36. MMAPlayground.com hall of fame
    Well i brought this up in my PRIDE hall of fame thread,and figured I would bring it back to the spotlight because everyone thought it was a great idea.Much like we chose our top ten,why don't we make...
  37. tuf 7
    do u guys know when it will be shown on tv? do you guys think it will be the best tuf so far?
  38. Knees to the head on the ground, and popularity.
    I'm posting this topic mainly because i believe this to be a seminal time for MMA. Boxing seems to be enjoying a resurgance of sorts, and as much as people like to think the sport's don't compete in...
  39. Should the UFC have official rankings?
    I got to thinking. I know...uh oh. But anyway, I was thinking about the lightweight division in the UFC, and there are just so many possibilities. While it is very fun to talk about, I don't like...
  40. Ben Saunders
    On the show I think he displayed awesome jiu jitsu and some pretty good standup with his knees and punches. That armbar on Tommy was crazy I tihnk anyone else on the show would have tapped out from...
  41. IFL GP Airing Live on HDNet on Dec 29
    http://ifl.tv/News-07Dec07-HDNet-GP-Announcement.html Looking forward to watching this and the UFC in the same night. Wagnney Fabiano (8-1) vs. L.C Davis (9-0) Shad Lierley (2-1) vs. Chris Horodecki...
  42. Who would win? Pulver or Hominick?
    Jens Pulver vs. Mark Hominick -- Never mind paying $40 for eight or nine fights, I would pay forty bucks to see this one fight alone ... I think it would be that good. I was just sitting here...
  43. What Fighters Would Make Good Referees?
    With Big John retiriring it got me thinking that some of my favorite Mixed Martial Artists could step up and would make great officials. Nobody can replace Big John, but I think Randy Couture would...
  44. Fedor vs. Rizzo In April?
    This from today's Wrestling Observer daily news update: Monte Cox and the M-1 crew are in Dallas today in a closed-door meeting with Art of War to finalize a Fedor Emelianenko vs. Pedro Rizzo fight...
  45. Top 10 Best Pride Fights
    The fights were absolute WARS and I will never forget them, they have to be the best fights I have ever saw. They changed the way I saw a fight and made me wonder who the winner was going to be. 1....
  46. K-1 HERO'S PREMIUM DYNAMITE: DECEMBER 31st
    K-1 HERO'S PREMIUM DYNAMITE: DECEMBER 31 IN OSAKA, JAPAN venue: Kyocera Dome Hero's MMA Rules: -Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto vs. Rani Yahya -Sergei Kharitonov vs. Siala "Mighty Mo" Siliga -Joachim Hansen...
  47. UFC coming to Florida?
    Anyone heard anything about UFC coming to FL? Been waiting forever. Any Floridians know? Thanks
  48. Worst Cardio in MMA
    Of everyone who competes in MMA who do you think seems to gas out the quickest and the most. I'd say Tank's gotta be up there.
  49. If UFC wants to be successful on CBS
    Well the rumor floating around is that UFC 81 will be on CBS which is tremendous news. However, if it wants to be successful I think they may need to tweak a few things that could make the product...
  50. UFC Gatekeeper or lower-level Contender? Which would you choose?
    I've been thinking about the not-quite-ready-for-primetime guys, guys who can kick butt and take names in promotions like Strikeforce and EliteXC, but face a heavy challenge against the elite in the...
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