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MMA Planet’s Light Heavyweight Rankings (January 2011)

Light-Heavyweight 1. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua 2. Rashad Evans 3. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 4. Lyoto Machida 5. Forrest Griffin 6. Jon Jones 7. Rich Franklin 8. Ryan Bader 9. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 10. Thiago Silva 11. Matt Hamill 12. Randy Couture … Continue reading

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10 Fights to Watch in the UFC in 2011

We can never know how a year will unfold.  There are many outcomes which we could see take place, however the first half of 2011 is not too far down the road and we can start to see what fights … Continue reading

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Potential Coaches For TUF 13

Maybe not many people care, but I am always interested to see the coaching match-ups on the Ultimate Fighter.  The 13th season will take place in the eary part of 2011 with filming beginning in January or February.  The cast … 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 Light Heavyweight Division

Champion: Lyoto Machida Number One Contender: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.  Rua is a threat to Machida.  I really am among those who believe Shogun beat Machida in their first match.  He competed so well against Machida that he was given an … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Light Heavyweight Rankings

MMA Planet Light Heavyweight Rankings Light-Heavyweight 1. Lyoto Machida 2. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua 3. Rashad Evans 4. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 5. Forrest Griffin 6. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 7. Gegard Mousasi 8. Thiago Silva 9. Luis Cane 10. Rich Franklin 11. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Knockouts of 2009

1. Dan Henderson KO’s Michael Bisping at UFC 100 Perhaps the most memorable moment from the biggest MMA card of the year is Henderson’s crushing KO of the Brit followed by a forearm to the head. 2. Fedor Emelianenko KO’s … Continue reading

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To 30 Fighters of the Decade

1. Chuck Liddell – Chuck Liddell became the face of MMA and the UFC in this decade.  He has been at the center of launching mixed martial arts into a more mainstream position.  He gets the number one spot because … Continue reading

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Top 10 Fighters of 2009

1. Jose Aldo – 4-0 – By far the fighter of the year.  Aldo came out of nowhere to cement his place as the best 145 lbers in the world and a top pound for pound fighter in the world.  … Continue reading

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Injuries Devastating the UFC

I don’t know if the UFC is putting on the best cards any more.  Frankly, I don’t know if they are even putting on the 2nd best cards right now.  The next few UFC events are mediocre at best.  Granted, … Continue reading

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