Category Archives: Yoshihiro Akiyama

UFC’s Middleweight Division Takes A Hit

The UFC’s middleweight division has apparently taken two hits this week. The first came when the CSAC reported that UFC middleweight cotnender has tested positive for PED’s during a UFC 117 pre-fight drug test. Sonnen apparently tested abnormally high for … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Belcher, Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, Chris Leben, Demian Maia, Jake Shields, Michael Bisping, Nate Marquardt, Vitor Belfort, Wanderlei Silva, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Yushin Okami

The Impact of Zuffa’s Asian Expansion

Zuffa is contiuing their global expansion by opening an office in China.  They have hired a lead man for the project in former NBA Asia executive Mark Fischer.  The UFC hopes to expand into the region.  They will hope for … Continue reading

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Breaking Down The UFC Middleweight Division

Champion: Anderson Silva Number One Contender: Vitor Belfort.  Many argue that Belfort has not earned the number one contender spot and they may be correct, but the fact is that Belfort poses a big threat to Silva.  Belfort’s hand speed … Continue reading

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