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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! Advertisements

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 […]

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 […]

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

November 19, 2010

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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 […]

Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and The Business

October 24, 2010

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At UFC 121, after Cain Velasquez’s devastating knockout win over Brock Lesnar to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion, there was an incident as Brock was leaving the Octagon between him and his former co-worker in WWE, twenty-six year veteran Mark “The Undertaker” Calaway. Undertaker was answering a question from MMAFighting.com‘s Ariel Helwani when his eyes appeared […]

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

September 30, 2010

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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

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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?