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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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MMA Club Training Videos 9.7.14

Here are some recent training videos from a workout at the the Meriden Martial Arts Club.  We’re just getting started, but we have five regular members who train in Shohei-Ryu karate and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.  Take a look and let us … Continue reading

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What Really Went Down at UFC Fight Night 50

So, as you know, the Moai Martial Arts crew was live and in living color at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday. This rare dual post will cue our faithful readers in on some of our favorite moments and … Continue reading

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UFC 177: The Rematch NO ONE Wanted to See

I genuinely feel bad for TJ Dillashaw. He utterly dismantled reigning Champion Renan Barao at UFC 173 back in May. Barao, the same fighter Dana White had been lauding as one of the best in the world prior to the … Continue reading

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There are two UFC Main Events this weekend, but are there really?

There are two UFC events this weekend: One in the Asian gambling haven of Macau headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le, the other in the MMA hotbed of Tulsa, headlined by Benson Henderson and Rafael Dos Anjos. Quick! If … Continue reading

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If Ryan Bader and OSP fight in the woods, does it make a sound?

Now, listen here loyal followers: Even with an event as weak as this Saturday’s card in the boonies of Maine, I wasn’t going to leave you without your ALar fix. In my mind, this card serves one purpose: to let … Continue reading

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UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown is a must-watch for anyone with a pulse

Tonight’s Main Event FOX has all the makings of a legendary fight. One fighter possesses an iron will that simply refuses to let him lose, while the other combatant unleashes unbridled brute force with every swing of the fist. When … Continue reading

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Is Conor McGregor the Star the UFC Needs?

In case you have been living under a rock for the last week, Dublin’s own Conor McGregor is headlining a UFC card in his hometown on Saturday. If you don’t know, McGregor is the brash, cocky, and deftly skilled featherweight … Continue reading

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Cowboy Up! A Quick Look at the UFC Fight Night 45 Main Event

Tonight two of the most electrifying Lightweights on the planet will tangle in Atlantic City. In a city used to a Jager fueled boardwalk scuffle, this tilt should put all of the intricacies of MMA on full display. You can’t … Continue reading

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