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MOVING DAY~!

September 26, 2011

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Hey everyone! Just a reminder to update your bookmarks, feeds, etcetera to point to our new location over at KevinMarshallOnline.com. CLICK HERE to be redirected. MarshallMMA.com will soon forward to the new location as well. You’ve been warned!

Mixed Marshall Arts returns next week!

September 24, 2011

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Hey everyone! Mixed Marshall Arts makes its return as  part of the launch of the all new KevinMarshallOnline.com 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 […]

Fedor Emelianenko Should Heed the Advice of Miguel Torres

February 21, 2011

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Miguel Torres has found himself the talk of the MMA blogosphere, and not because of anything he’s done in the cage. Instead, it’s for comments made about another fighter in a different weight division. Torres was recently asked for his thoughts on Fedor Emelianenko‘s decisive (despite attempts by Strikeforce and Fedor fanatics to spin it […]

For the Hardcores: More Thoughts on the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix

January 15, 2011

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An addendum to the blog post I wrote for my space over on the Albany Times Union website about the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament. Part of my reason for posting the occasional MMA piece over at the Times Union (usually on weekends) is to expose more people locally to the sport and, hopefully, help in some […]

The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix: Shoehorning a 20th Century Concept in a 21st Century Market

January 15, 2011

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When the unregulated, bare-knuckle Ultimate Fighting Championships first appeared on the national scene in the early 1990s, the draw was more than bloodlust. The concept was a one-night tournament that would determine the best pure fighter in the world. In the nearly two decades (!) since its inception, the sport has seen dramatic changes. So […]

Eye Pokes & Embarrassment

November 24, 2010

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Last Friday, Strikeforce held one of its “Challengers Series” shows that was understandably swallowed up by the coverage for UFC 123’s stacked card. For those who don’t know, controversy erupted when the fight between Marius Zaromskis and Wachiim Spiritwolf was declared a no-contest just six seconds into the fight due to an accidental eye poke […]

Todd Duffee’s Release from the UFC: A Matter of the Wrong Attitude?

September 8, 2010

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The big story of the moment is the UFC’s sudden and unexpected firing of Heavyweight stand-out Todd Duffee, who made headlines after knocking out Tim Hague in seven seconds at UFC 102 in August of 2009, but lost via knockout after dominating Mike Russow for three rounds at UFC 114 this past May. Adding to […]