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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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UFC 116 Picks

Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin I think Carwin is the biggest test in Lesnar’s career. Carwin matches up nicely with Lesnar. He has the size, the strength, the wrestling and the athleticism to compete with Lesnar. My question is how … 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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MMA Planet Middleweight Rankings

MMA Planet Middleweight Rankings Middleweight 1. Anderson Silva 2. Nate Marquardt 3. Dan Henderson 4. Vitor Belfort 5. Jorge Santiago 6. Demian Maia 7. Robbie Lawler 8. Chael Sonnen 9. Yushin Okami 10. Kazuo Misaki 11. Yoshihiro Akiyama 12. Michael … Continue reading

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Wanderlei Silva to Fight Michael Bisping at UFC 110

Wanderlei Silva was rumored to be facing Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 110 on February 20 in Australia. All that seems to have changed. Wanderleir’s new opponent appears to be Michael Bisping. Thew news comes by way of Fighters Only Magazine. … Continue reading

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Cro Cop vs. Rothwell Possible at UFC 110 in Australia

The popular forum the Underground has surfaced a possible heavyweight bout between Mirko Cro Cop and Ben Rothwell. Rothwell is coming off of a disappointing loss to Cain Velasquez while Cro Cop is coming off a loss to Junior Dos … Continue reading

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UFC Middleweight Rankings

UFC Middleweight Rankings Rank Name Next Fight 1 Anderson Silva Unknown 2 Dan Henderson Unknown 3 Nathan Marquard Unknown 4 Vitor Belfort Rich Franklin (UFC 103 – Sept. 19) 5 Yushin Okami Chael Sonnen (UFC 104 – Oct. 24) 6 … Continue reading

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UFC 100 Preview and Predictions

UFC 100 is being billed as the biggest martial arts event in history. On Saturday two UFC titles will be up for grabs. On top of that many entertaining fights will take place. There are not many mixed amrtial events … Continue reading

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The Next UFC Middleweight Contender

It is no secret that Anderson Silva has pretty much cleaned out the UFC’s middleweight division. He has beaten the best the UFC has to offer. He holds wins over Chris Leben, Rich Franklin (twice), Dan Henderson, Travis Lutter, Nate … Continue reading

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MMA Rankings: Middleweights

New MMAPlanet Middleweight Rankings: Middleweight 1. Anderson Silva 2. Yushin Okami 3. Nate Marquardt 4. Dan Henderson 5.  Demian Maia 6. Jorge Santiago 7. Robbie Lawler 8. Vitor Belfort 9. Michael Bisping 10. Chael Sonnen 11. Thales Leites 12. Yoshihiro Akiyama … Continue reading

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