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‘Fixes’ in MMA by James Thompson

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I’ve been involved, in and around Mma for a good ten years. One of the things I’ve noticed that has never really changed about it is people shouting “fix” at any available opportunity.


‘Fixes’ in MMA by James Thompson

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Post #1   5/3/12 3:29:36PM   

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Great article. As with any sport talks of Fixed matches or games will always be around. Great to hear Thompson's take on this.

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Thanks mate!

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Post #3   5/3/12 5:34:33PM   

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i love reading Thompson's blog. Keep it up, Ray!

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Post #4   5/3/12 5:36:33PM   

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Lots of fixes in the ole' Pride FC days.

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I agree with the fixed fights in Pride FC, thanks PF, Thompson is fighting this weekend and next week he is scheduled to be on the MMA Mental Podcast!

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Post #6   5/3/12 5:51:07PM   

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Excellent article. It's a shame he never fought in M-1 because if I was to pick any place that a fix would be in, it would be M-1. Glancing at his record, I almost hope he hangs em up soon, there is a serious number of KO losses.

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Post #7   5/4/12 9:24:05AM   

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He is fighting Lashley this weekend, I don't think he has any plans to retire!

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Posted by Rabi

He is fighting Lashley this weekend, I don't think he has any plans to retire!



I wish him luck.

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Congrats to James on his big win in India Give him our best from the PG

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I will, he is our guest on the MMA Mental Podcast this week!

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Post #11   5/6/12 2:50:10PM