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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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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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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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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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Light Heavyweight Rankings

UFC Light Heavyweight Rankings Rank Name Next Fight 1 Lyoto Machida Shogun Rua (UFC 104 – October 24) 2 Quinton Jackson Rashad Evans 3 Rashad Evans Quinton Jackson 4 Mauricio “Shogun Rua Lyoto Machida (UFC 104 – October 24) 5 Forrest … Continue reading

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What To Watch For In August

August is a stacked month in the sport of mixed martial arts. Even with Affliction: Trilogy being cancelled at the eleventh hour there are plenty of good fights this month. UFC 101: Declaration – August 8 A fight that will … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Awards: Best Knockout

Lyoto Machida KO’s Rashad Evans at UFC 98 I promise that I am not biased towards Machida in any way.  I simply think that his KO of Rashad Evans was the best knockout of the year.  Machida is a dangerous … Continue reading

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MMA Rankings: Light Heavyweights

New MMAPlanet Light Heavyweight Rankings: Light Heavyweight 1. Lyoto Machida 2. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 3. Rashad Evavs 4. Forrest Griffin 5. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua 6. Rich Franklin 7. Luis Cane 8. Keith Jardine 9. Dan Henderson 10. Thiago Silva 11. … Continue reading

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Couture vs. Nogueira Official To Headline UFC 102

A match up of legendary heavyweights is set to headline UFC 102 in Portland, OR on August 29th as former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champ Randy “The Natural” Couture will take on former PRIDE and UFC Heavyweight champion Antonio … Continue reading

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