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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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Potential Breakout Stars in 2011

Every year some fighters go from relative unknown to star and even contender.  2011 will be no different.  The problem is that sometimes these “breakout stars” come from no where.  Sometimes they simply make the most of an opportunity.  For … Continue reading

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UFC 117 Winners and Losers

Winners 1. Anderson Silva – He was so close to being on the losers list.  A last second submission puts him in the winners list.  Not only that, but Dana White is correct when he said that this fight was … Continue reading

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Who Will Replace Forrest Griffin at UFC 114?

With Forrest Griffin forced off the UFC 114 card due to a shoulder injury, who is the replacement going to be to face Antonio Rogerio Nogueira? The options on the current UFC roster are limited. There are not many guys … Continue reading

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UFC 112 Thoughts

Let me begin by saying that as a viewer from home I was super impressed with the crowd at Abu Dahbi.  They were loud and seemed to be informed.  It was a huge moment for the UFC to hold an … 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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UFC 109 Preview and Predictions

Randy Couture vs. Mark Coleman This fight is a historical match-up between two active UFC hall of famers.  Both fighters are well into their forties, but they are still active in the sport.  This is a fight that was set … Continue reading

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