Author Archives: ALar

Spinning Webs: Let’s Predict the UFC 183 Main Event

Finally, the time is now! Anderson Silva is coming back to the cage to add another victim to his web. On January 31st, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will tangle in one of the biggest fights in recent memory. When … Continue reading

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#HotTake: Daniel Cormier will DISMANTLE Jon Jones

It’s going down. This Saturday night has that special tingly feeling about it. That feeling that only comes around once in a blue moon in today’s MMA landscape. Ever since the “Year of the Superfight” was declared, I was expecting … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Moai Martial Arts Year End MMA Awards

Here we are again. It’s that time of year where I toss on my finest tuxedo t-shirt and reminisce on the year that was in this wacky sport we call mixed martial arts. Was it a banner year for dude’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Fight Watch: Triple Threat!

How much spare time do the MMA decision makers think us fight fans have? This weekend alone there will be THREE reasonably populated MMA cards that could make for a long few days on the couch for the average fight … Continue reading

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Forget Thanksgiving, the MMA Feast is Here! A UFC 181 Breakdown

For the last few months, I’ve struggled to summon the passion to write a blog about a UFC event. Outside of a certain Notorious Irishman, nothing has really moved the needle in my neck of the woods since I attended … Continue reading

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Action in Austin! UFC Fight Night 57 Preview

What’s at stake for Featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson on Saturday night? THIS ONE is a treat. Two of the most talented fighters in one of the UFC’s most skilled divisions will go toe to toe this weekend … Continue reading

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Will the Curse of the Heavyweight Championship be Lifted at UFC 180?

When the news hit my Twitter feed that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his title defense against grappler extraordinaire Fabricio Verdum, I wasn’t pleased. Even in my sadness, I couldn’t imagine how ol’ Dana White felt when he heard … Continue reading

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We have two great fights this weekend… Will we get two great finishes?

It is really kind of the UFC to put on two great fights on anniversary of my glorious birth, ain’t it?  If you’re a fan of bad blood and foreigners, the Rockhold/Bisping tilt might be your cup of tea. If … Continue reading

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A Rematch That Actually Matters! A Glance at UFC 179

It hasn’t been an easy week in the world of MMA. Fighters are dropping off the UFC’s first card in Mexico like flies thus leaving the most important belt in the promotion undefended for over a year. Part of this was … Continue reading

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Five Fights I Can’t Wait to Watch at UFC 178

In case you weren’t aware, there is quite the doozy of a UFC card going down this Saturday. Former champions and number one contenders returning from lengthy lay offs. One of the most heralded fighters that has ever existed outside … Continue reading

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