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  1. Is this guy for real?
    UFC 90 was announced, as we all knew, with Silva defending against the "No.1 contender", now, Patrick Cote. Now, after Silva's recent warpath, I feel more comfortable than I have ever in predicting...
  2. Tito Ortiz
    Tito has signed with Affliction and will make his debut at the next event against Babalu according to rumours. There is also rumours that Pedro Rizzo might fight Paul Buentello. With Fedor v...
  3. anyone who is a member of
    MMATRACKER ......can i get an invite ? .... props involved
  4. UFC 90 adds Fabricio Werdum vs Junior dos Santos
    Fabricio Werdum says in a video interview (in Portuguese) that he's probably facing Junior dos Santos at UFC 90. And he affirms that if he beats him, he'll be the next challenger for the heavyweight...
  5. Why is turnover in the HW division so slow?
    In 2000, Randy Couture won the UFC HW title from Kevin Randleman and defended it successfully until losing to Josh Barnett (decision overturned for steroid abuse) in 2003. In 2001 Antonio Nogueira...
  6. Which ORG will last longer...... Elitexc or Affliction
    Love'em or Hate'em the UFC seems to have a lock on being established ans successfull...... So that leads me to ask who is going to be there best American compatition in three years... Will it be...
  7. cung le's next fight?
    Has anybody got update about cung's next match?
  8. Please give James Irvin and Justin Levens a break...
    There's so much hate spreading around about Irvin and to a lesser extent Levens. I understand how these drugs are "performance enhancing", but you have to realize that they have to be able to train...
  9. Aleks hepa B are false and ready to fight in Affliction 2
    Days after Aleksander Emelianenko was forced to withdraw from Affliction: Banned due what the CSAC termed as "failing to meet all licensing requirements", heavy rumors persisted that Emelianenko had...
  10. A lil Fedor Sambo video: Fedor vs Aleksander
    I think I have seen this before, but it's a pretty cool video. Fedor vs brother, doing a sambo demonstration in Korea. Watch it here.
  11. MMA artwork
    Just found this Site, Art in General, but also MMA art made by a a guy named Drew Grundfor. He Makes some crazy good art work!!! If you are a fan of MMA art defenately suggest checking it out. For...
  12. I think this would be a good fight......
    Ok first of all where did Stephan Bonnar and Goran Relic end up, I would love to see those to fight, since I have no idea where they are. Plus I think it would be a great match-up and I think that...
  13. a proposed village for mixed martial arts
    guys, i'm an architecture student and im on my thesis now, having my thesis called a proposed village for mixed martial arts, the village caters the arena for mixed martial arts and martial arts...
  14. Bye bye UFC, Hello Affliction
    For a long time, UFC dominated the mma arena, it is finally time for a competition. Pride provided compatiotion at one time, but they had bad management to go with that, and eventually fell. Now...
  15. EliteXC and women, wrong move?
    I'm still thinking about Saturday's EliteXC fights and how much I enjoyed them. So much more so than previous event on CBS. But is EliteXC hurting themselves by including the female fighters in their...
  16. Kala Kolohe Hose-Strip Him Of Title?
    Interesting thing I've been pondering ahead of an ICON Sport card coming up this Saturday-ICON Sport Middleweight Champion Kala Kolohe Hose is scheduled to fight on the card, but this is going to be...
  17. Cauliflower Ear: MMA's "Macho Badge Of Honor"?
    The New York Times today ran an MMA-related front page article, starting by asking the question "Is your son into MMA? Check his ears." The article is about a condition called "Cauliflower ear",...
  18. Is MMA Growing? Truly?
    I hear the buzzword a lot now MMA the fastest growing sport.... is this true? Sure, a lot of people are jumping into the game, but does that mean its growing? If you look at most of the big orgs,...
  19. Will Affliction ever be as successful as Pride?
    To be honest with you I think it could be just as successful, if they are smart about it. They need to quite paying there fighters so much for starters, and they shouldn't have live bands plaaying at...
  20. What was your favourite fight of all time?
    I'd have to say my favourite fight of all time was Tito/Chuck 2, because I'm a huge Chuck fan and I'm a big fan of Tito as well, and I just remember watching it I was so pumped to see two of my...
  21. ultimate fighter 8
    has anybody heard who the participating fighters are?...i heard glover texiera is one, which has to be a heavy favorite from the get go
  22. Pride favoritism
    I been going back and watching my pride collection for the past 3 weeks. I noticed something that really bugged me. The blatant favoritism towards Japanese fighters in the early days of Pride was...
  23. MMA as topic on Root of all Evil
    If you've ever seen Lewis Black's show on Comedy Central called "Root of all Evil" he has comedians do debate over issues. They did "ultimate fighting" versus "blogging". I thought it was kinda corny...
  24. MODS!!!! i have a question
    i wanted to know if you guys would/have considered making a wagering forum. I know it is listed as a topic in one of the other forums, but personally i think it deserves its own. I bet on just about...
  25. Your personal "Big Money Match"
    An MMA event is coming to your city. What headlining match would make you shell out the most money for a ticket? Any current fighters.
  26. Ron Kruck Hurts Inside MMA
    Every week when Ron does his segment in Inside MMA, I cringe, because he always sounds like an idiot. He always comes off as a guy who knows diddly about MMA and is only kept around because of his...
  27. what move attributed to a fighter
    sometimes a fighter is the first to do a move on the big stage, and it sticks with him ie shonnie carter spinning back fist, what others can you think of? urijah- gets created alot with the flying...
  28. is ufc 88
    the last ufc event with a silly event name with "break through" ? i see the next couple events are named after the main event
  29. Brother vs Brother
    Which Bro vs Bro match would you like to see. Me personally The shamrocks and the Diaz's, mainly because I don't like Nate Diaz or ken Shamrock and would like them get smashed by their respective...
  30. Sengoku 4
    Am I the only one to be picking Makoto Takimoto over Frank Trigg? Overall it seems pro wrestling taints former MM-ists and Trigg IMO is kind of like that. That and I just can't pick a guy who's...
  31. Top P4P fighters opposition records
    With all the p4p discussions flying about these days, I thought I'd take a little time to investigate one of the most important factors in evaluating the top candidates: strength of opposition. Based...
  32. The fight professor's thoughts
    I enjoyed all the heavyweight fights at Affliction: Banned, especially the Fedor Emelianenko/Tim Sylvia match. Andrei Arlovski & Josh Barnett made good impressions against worthy opponents (Ben...
  33. Your preference? Live or Televised?
    * disclaimer* I have never attended an event put on by one of the top organizations. I've been to some smaller shows but never to an event put on by UFC, Affliction, Dream etc. My question is...
  34. An idea for a new Fantasy MMA game.
    Hi all, I have an idea for a new fantay MMA game for people on this site if any one is interested. Here goes: Before each UFC event everyone pick a team of 5 fighters who are fighting on that card....
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  35. Nate Diaz vs. Mac Danzig
    Just out of curiosity, who do you guys think would take this if they fought? If it got to the ground, I think Diaz would be able to pull of a sweet submission, but if it stays on the feet, I think...
  36. question about avatars
    can you have a gif or a moving avatar for you team avatar because i tryed and i deleted my old one and tryed to put the gif and the old one poped back up againcan someone help me please
  37. Rich "Ace" Franklin vs. Dan "Hollywood" Henderson
    I personally think that they should be fighting each other on the up coming card. (maybe thats just a little bit of wishfull thinking on my part) but i really think that if they both win their...
  38. Who's fighting Forest First!
    Who is first in line for the LHW title, or atleast who do you think is up first.
  39. Affliction's Longevity
    Michael Jordan retired at the age of 36. John Elway was 38 when he retired. Lance Armstrong was 34. Given that MMA is a much more demanding sport than riding a bike through France, consider this:...
  40. UFC 100!!!
    Just dreaming but it would be awesome for the 100 Card anniversary (UFC 100) if they had only five fights, but they were all title fights, LW, WW, MW, LHW, HW. Can you imagine how much money they...
  41. Random Fantasy Matches - pick winners
    hope you like them.. Eddie Alvarez vs Jamie 'The Worm' Varner Alistair 'The Demolition Man' Overeem vs Gabriel 'Napao' Gonzaga 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler vs Michael 'The Count' Bisping Frank 'The...
  42. UFC NEEDS TO ADOPT/DROP............(RULE)
    What rule or rules does the ufc need to adopt/drop and why?
  43. WILL RANDY COUTURE FIGHT AGAIN?
    LONG BEACH, Calif. – MMAWeekly.com caught up with former UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture this week at a signing for his new book, “Becoming the Natural.” He was tired, bogged down from 14-hour...
  44. Total Combat 30
    So I went to Total Combat 30 last night at Balboa Park in San Diego. It was a pretty awesome event. I was cageside, second row. Brandon Vera, Jesse Taylor, Eddie Sanchez, Dominick Cruz, Charlie...
  45. WEC
    does anyone know if WEC 35 is going to be live on the fight network?
  46. Damacio Page
    I am so pissed at him right now. He came in arrogant and sloppy and had no respect for his opponent. I love his fighting style, he's one of my 5 favorite WEC fighters, but he deserved what he got...
  47. condit vs. miura.
    all i can say about this fight is WOW . i think this is the best fight i have every seen on wec. bye far a battle
  48. UFC fight club membership
    So I just gave Dana $75 so that I'd be granted the privilege of accessing presale tickets for events. I noticed they have their own forum etc. over there. Has anyone spent any time on the ufc fight...
  49. Chael Sonnen vs. Paulo Filho 2
    I hope filho beats sonnen's ass bad this time because he deserves it, some of the stuff he says is so dumb and it makes him look like a prick. so go filho rip his arm off this time
  50. great fight!!!
    carlos condit's ww defense was a fantastic fight and easily ranks right up there with the best of the year thus far from any mma orginization
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