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The Impact of The Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament

Many mixed martial arts fans are excited about the upcoming Strikeforce Heavyweight tournament.  The tournament features 8 fighters in the field, many of who are among the best heavyweights in the world.  Fighters such as former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko, … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Heavyweight Rankings (January 2011)

Heavyweight 1. Cain Velasquez 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Fedor Emelianenko 4. Shane Carwin 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Alistair Overeem 7. Fabricio Werdum 8. Frank Mir 9. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 10. Josh Barnett 11. Antonio Silva 12. Roy Nelson 13. … Continue reading

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The Problem With MMA Rankings

UFC president Dana White has been critical about MMA rankings. He had long asserted that Fedor Emelianenko should not be considered the world’s number one since he does nto consistently fight the best. He also has stated that he does … Continue reading

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50 Fights In May Worth Watching

50. Marcus Vanttinen vs. Antoni Chmielewski on May 8 49. Marcin Held vs. Lukasz Sajewski at Angels of Fire 7 on May 29 48. Luiz Cane vs. Cyrille Diabate at UFC 114 on May 29 47. Alan Omer vs. Mark … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the UFC Heavyweight Division

Champion: Brock Lesnar.  Lesnar is apparently coming back this summer from a serious injury that threatened his life and his MMA career.  Expect to see Lesnar defend his heavyweight title in June or July. Number One Contender:  The number one … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Heavyweight Rankings

MMA Planet’s Heavyweight Rankings Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Brock Lesnar 3. Josh Barnett 4. Frank Mir 5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 6. Shane Carwin 7. Cain Velasquez 8. Alistair Overeem 9. Andrei Arlovski 10. Junior Dos Santos 11. Cheick Kongo … Continue reading

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The Best MMA Families

The number one is obvious. The king of MMA families is the Gracie family. They were the MMA pioneers. They have developed jiu jitsu. They have countless names out there. So, we will concede far and away the number one … Continue reading

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UFC’S Heavyweight Wishlist

I do not know if Joe Silva and the UFC have a wishlist of fighters, but if they did this is what the top ten would look like. Quite honestly, the heavyweight wishlist in pretty thin and the best hope … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Pound For Pound Rankings

Pound For Pound Rankings – Top 50 Rank Name Affiliation Weight Class 1 Anderson Silva UFC 185 Lbs. 2 Georges St. Pierre UFC 170 Lbs. 3 Fedor Emelianenko Affliction Heavyweight 4 Miguel Torres WEC 135 Lbs. 5 Lyoto Machida UFC … Continue reading

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Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum at Strikeforce on August 15

Strikeforce Heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will defend his heavyweight title at Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg on August 15 against PRIDE and UFC veteran Fabricio Werdum. The news of this bout comes by way of MMA Fanhouse. This will be a … Continue reading

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