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Momma D's Dungeon: Making a Positive ...

“We’re not just gonna do the physical aspect of it. We’re also gonna teach them things that will help them in their life.” ...

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UFC 143 Fighter Pay Severely One-Side...

This past weekend, it was disclosed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that the combined total payroll for the fighters at UFC 143 was reporte...

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Rad Martinez Talks Bellator, ESPN, an...

“Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power...

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Jose Aldo Walks, Ed Soares Needs a Ne...

“See me as a meal ticket, but I’m no lunch line.”—Big Sean, RapperEarlier today it was announced that current UFC Featherwe...

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UFC Marketing Itself as Dog Fighting

For years, the world of mixed martial arts has been under tremendous scrutiny by those who would just as soon see it abolished altogether due to th...

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Sportstender: A Personal Reflection o...

“Success without honour is an unseasoned dish. It will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.”—Coach Joe PaternoBrazilian ...

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Sportstender Discusses UFC Melbourne ...

“I tried to commit suicide last night—I won't be doing that again. I nearly f*cking died.”—Justin FauxIn case you havenR...

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Sportstender: ESPN vs UFC Fighter Pay...

Knowing that not everyone has the time, interest or attention span to actually sit down and watch all of the videos or read all of the articles and...

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Sportstender: Steroids Are Officially...

“The minute you know when you'll be tested, it's very easy to make sure you don't test positive.”Today, Keith Kizer, who is the Executi...

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Sportstender Interactive: Cracking th...

“If the average I.Q. is 100 and that of downs syndrome is 75, then it means 25% of the population are dumb as a stick, 12.5% are somewhere be...

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Sportstender to UFC Fighter Rashad Ev...

The following letter is in response to Rashad Evans’ recent comments to fellow UFC fighter and Penn State alumnus, Phil Davis. What was said?...

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Sportstender: UFC Reinstates Miguel T...

“You have to risk going too far to discover just how far you can really go.”—T.S. EliotIn that regard, I can certainly empathize ...

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Wladimir Alves (Will Ribeiro's Brothe...

There has been no other person that I have ever met in my entire life that has faced as much criticism and hatred than Will Ribeiro’s brother...

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UFC 137: Nick Diaz Needs a New Coach

"Mental toughness can take you to the top, and mental weakness straight to the bottom."—John SchieferAsk any Olympic medalist or top-ranked p...

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Ed Soares Tries Banning Will Ribeiro ...

It’s been a very upsetting past 24-hours for Will Ribeiro supporters, as news filtered out yesterday into multiple social media networks, tha...

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James Ryan: My Sincerest Apologies to...

The way I see it, the problem with MMA’s popularity (or “lack of” popularity from a mainstream sporting perspective) has absolute...

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James Ryan: My Sincerest Apologies to...

The way I see it, the problem with MMA’s popularity (or “lack of” popularity from a mainstream sporting perspective) has absolute...

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UFC on FOX: The Greedy Just Got a Lit...

As many MMA fans are already well aware, this past week was a massive step forward towards the UFC’s ultimate goal of mainstream acceptance a...

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BJ Penn Speaks Out on Performance Enh...

Over the past two years, I have taken it upon myself to speak out against Performance Enhancing Drugs in athletic competition (I.e. steroids, testo...

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Rampage Jackson Thinks Most MMA Fight...

“Only boring people get bored.”—Ruth BurkeIn a recent interview with Fighter’s Only Magazine, Quinton “Rampage”...

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