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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

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?

Rankings Update

July 10, 2010

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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

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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 […]

Breaking Down the MarshallMMA.com Rankings: Featherweight

July 5, 2010

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FEATHERWEIGHT (136  lbs. – 145 lbs.) Jose Aldo (17-1 / WEC Featherweight Champion) Manny Gamburyan (11-4 / WEC) Mike Thomas Brown (23-6 / WEC) Bibiano Fernandes (8-2 / DREAM Featherweight Champion) Urijah Faber (23-4 / WEC) Josh Grispi (14-1 / WEC) Joe Soto (9-0 / Bellator Featherweight Champion) Raphael Assuncao (14-2 / WEC) Joe Warren […]

Breaking down the Mixed Marshall Arts rankings: Bantamweights

July 5, 2010

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BANTAMWEIGHT RANKINGS (126 lbs. – 135 lbs.) Dominick Cruz (15-1 / WEC Bantamweight Champion) Joseph Benavidez (12-1 / WEC) Brian Bowles (8-1 / WEC) Scott Jorgensen (10-3 / WEC) Miguel Torres (37-3 / WEC) Wagnney Fabiano (14-2 / WEC) Takeya Mizugaki (13-4-2 / WEC) Cole Escovedo (16-4 / DREAM) Nick Mamalis (10-4 / Bellator) Eddie Wineland […]