The Aftermath Report: UFC Fight Night Manila

The Aftermath Report: UFC Fight Night Manila

Frankie Edgar Conquers Faber After five rounds of fast-paced action, Frankie Edgar’s hand was raised victorious in today’s marquee fight. Edgar, as usual, was able to control the pace of the fight. He fought at his speed and his range, mostly keep Faber reactionary. The result was an...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC Fight Night 65

The Aftermath Report: UFC Fight Night 65

Miocic vs. Hunt Some fights are awesome displays of one-sided violence (GSP vs. Koscheck), and some are just uncomfortable to watch (JDS vs. Velasquez II). UFC Fight Night 65’s main event was the latter. After a competitive first round, Hunt, who had trouble hitting the 265 lb. heavyweight limit,...

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The Aftermath Report: Invicta FC 12

The Aftermath Report: Invicta FC 12

Livia Renata Souza Captures Strawweight Gold Katja Kankaanpää (10-2-1) was well on her way to a decision victory heading deep into the championship rounds. For the most part, she successfully controlled the pace of the fight both on the feet and the canvas. Kankaanpää was finding a home for...

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The Aftermath Report: UFC on FOX 15

The Aftermath Report: UFC on FOX 15

UFC returned to New Jersey for its 15th installment on FOX, and we’ve come a long way from their first broadcast on the network, an hour long advertising affair that yielded one first round knockout. The UFC is now fully able to leverage its FOX cards to put on...

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The Aftermath Report: Bellator 136 and WSOF 20

The Aftermath Report: Bellator 136 and WSOF 20

Bellator 136 and World Series of Fighting 20 are officially in the books, and for the most part, nothing major changed. Will Brooks and David Branch successfully defended their respective lightweight and middleweight belts, the former via a unanimous 49-46 decision and the latter via von flue choke. Brooks spent...

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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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