The Aftermath Report: UFC 185

The Aftermath Report: UFC 185

"Anything can happen in MMA" has been a popular mantra since TJ Dillashaw upset Renan Barao to win the bantamweight strap at UFC 173, but it's normally used to hype otherwise underwhelming looking cards. In application, though, the principle usually applies when we least expect it. On paper,...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC 184

The Aftermath Report: UFC 184

History was made in 14 seconds last night when women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey capitalized on an over-aggressive Cat Zingano’s mistakes for a quick straight armbar. Zingano opened the fight with a charging knee that went nowhere. Having lost most of her leverage in the process, it was...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC 183

The Aftermath Report: UFC 183

Last night, UFC 183 left many competitors with their hopes deflated so low that Tom Brady scored 72 points with them. While many of the fights weren’t high stakes battles, most contained interesting match-ups between top talent throughout the middleweight division. Repeat weight cut offender John Lineker missed...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC on FOX 14

The Aftermath Report: UFC on FOX 14

Last night, the UFC made its return to Stockholm, Sweden for the ambitiously timed UFC on Fox 14. It paid off big. The event reportedly sold over 19,000 tickets, and though we don’t have the final viewing numbers for television audiences, they look promising. The event was...

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The Best of Jon Jones on Cocaine

The Best of Jon Jones on Cocaine

Yesterday, years of seeing "Winners Don't Do Drugs" plastered across Street Fighter arcade machines were completely undone. Jon Jones, light heavyweight champion, checked into rehab to deal with a cocaine issue. If there's one thing we all love, it's watching an arrogant prick get his comeuppance, and social...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC 182

The Aftermath Report: UFC 182

UFC kicked off the new year with UFC 182, a decision heavy card capped off by what could be considered the biggest fight in mma history. Last year, the UFC suffered a 40% drop in profits largely thanks to declining pay per view buys. Numerous factors contributed to...

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The Aftermath Report: December 14 2014

The Aftermath Report: December 14 2014

First Strawweight Champion Crowned I don’t watch The Ultimate Fighter very often so I can’t really say much about the happenings of this season, but I do know Carla Esparza faced a murderer’s row on her way the strawweight gold. After defeating Angela Hill in the first round, she went...

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The Sunday Hangover: Volume III

The Sunday Hangover: Volume III

UFC Signs CM Punk, Internet Rages Kim Kardashian's surgically clenched butthole spent the latter half of 2014 trying to break the internet. Phil "CM Punk” Brooks, along with thousands of confused and angry fight fans, managed to accomplish this same thing within a few hours after he and Joe Rogan...

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