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The Dangers of the Free Market: When It’s Worth Exploring the Free Agency in MMA and When It’s Not

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson was the first actively winning and top-level UFC fighter to sign with Bellator MMA. After winning two straight at welterweight, the former champion decided to test the free agency, sporting offers from each major promotion. In the end, he decided that Bellator MMA’s offer was the most appealing, and…

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Jiu-Jitsu Evolution

Jiu-Jitsu is an ancient fighting art indigenous to Japan, with its origins lost in the mists of time. In the 12th century the first Jiu-Jitsu schools appeared, each teaching their own particular styles, and during the Medieval period, it was practiced as a military skill by the Samurai, just as modern soldiers practice hand-to-hand combatives…

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Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice: A Fighter in Every Sense On June 6th, 2016, street-fighting legend, UFC veteran, professional boxer, Bellator competitor, and colorful personality Kimbo Slice, whose real name is Kevin Ferguson, passed away suddenly at just forty-two years of age. Needless to say, the foundation of the MMA community shook to its core upon learning of…

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UFC 196 Recap and Analysis

UFC 196 went off without a hitch, and as a whole, stands to be one of the most unusual—and financially damaging—UFC pay-per-view events of all time.

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UFC Fight Night 84

UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs Bisping Main Card Results UFC Fight Night 84 brought a ton of action for London fans in attendance and Fight Pass subscribers around the world to enjoy, and as a whole, did well to demonstrate and enhance the value of the UFC’s subscription service. Most notably, though, the five-round…

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