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September 26, 2011


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Mixed Marshall Arts returns next week!

September 24, 2011


Hey everyone! Mixed Marshall Arts makes its return as  part of the launch of the all new next Monday. I hope to periodically update with my thoughts on fighting, links to other interesting news and editorials, as well as maybe a guest post or two from both fans and fighters. In the meantime, check out […]

New UFC Feature and UFC 123 Predictions: Why the Oddsmakers Have Rampage/Machida All Wrong

November 19, 2010


Check out my latest article for the UFC! It’s called Grand Slams and highlights ten of the most epic, impressive feats of strength displayed in the Octagon. Surprisingly, when compiling the list we found that 4 of the 10 are fighting on this weekend’s card (UFC 123, Saturday November 20th @ 10:00pm). In addition to […]

Tie Quan Zhang, Zuffa’s first Chinese-born Fighter, Wins in Quick Fashion

September 30, 2010


Tiequan Zhang, the first native Chinese fighter to be signed by Zuffa, won his WEC debut earlier tonight at 2:26 of the first round with a guillotine choke. His opponent, Pablo Garza, was a last-minute replacement for Jason Reinhardt and went into the bout with an undefeated 9-0 record. Certainly this puts many fears to […]

WEC 51: Tiequan Zhang Could Be First Breakout Chinese Star, But Questions Remain

September 29, 2010


Heralded as a top Chinese prospect, "The Mongolian Warrior" Tiequan Zhang has his first fight outside his home country on Thursday at WEC 51, and an impressive outing could accelerate the UFC's expansion into China. But can he compete with a higher caliber of fighter?

Rankings Update

July 10, 2010


As you may have noticed, this week was devoted to breaking down my admittedly inconsequential rankings. I don’t do “Pound for Pound” rankings because P4P lists are idiotic nonsense. To see the full list of rankings by weight class, click here.

Breaking down the Mixed Marshall Arts rankings: Lightweights

July 6, 2010


LIGHTWEIGHT (146  lbs. – 155 lbs.) Frankie Edgar (12-1 / UFC Lightweight Champion) B.J. Penn (15-6-1 / UFC) Gilbert Melendez (18-2 / Strikeforce Lightweight Champion) Gray Maynard (9-0, 1 NC / UFC) Kenny Florian (13-4 / UFC) Benson Henderson (12-1 / WEC Lightweight Champion) George Sotiropoulos (14-2 / UFC) Sean Sherk (33-4-1 / UFC) Eddie […]