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Boxing Could Have A Great Solution For The Weight Cutting Issues In MMA

These days weight cutting issues are extremely prevalent in MMA. Everyone has given their opinion on how they would mitigate the weight cutting problem but it would seem that boxing has beat MMA to it.

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Even If It Does Happen, Just What The Hell Can Conor McGregor Do To Beat Floyd Mayweather?

So with my dedication to writing Fallout articles, the chance to speak on Conor McGregor and his quest to become the first major MMA star to cross over and dominate in another combat sport, *cough* Alistair Overeem *cough*, has been a bit out of reach. It’s a strange day to see a UFC champion grow to such heights to be capable of calling out another sport’s pound for pound king. Floyd Mayweather is boxing’s most polarizing figure and the man is retired. Nevertheless, Mayweather still has a target on his back. A fight with Mayweather means money in the bank for both him and his potential opponent. But Conor McGregor is no slouch in producing big bucks in a major pay-per-view event. Both Mayweather and McGregor hold something special that makes even the most casual of combat fans want to tune into one of their fights.

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Fallout: UFC Fight Night 103 AKA The Death Of Traditional Boxing In MMA


Boxing. For western martial artists it’s been the go striking art for what feels like an eternity. In the realm of mixed martial arts it was once the preferred striking option for the dominant wrestler. Matt Hughes, Frank Trigg, Randy Couture, and Sean Sherk were just a few fighters from the old school era of the sport that utilized a hybrid boxing and wrestling game. When BJ Penn came onto the scene he utilized a similar approach albeit with more knees and a suffocating jiu jitsu top game. Penn was a man to fear based on his solid boxing skill and ability to dominate on the ground if in top position. But what we saw yesterday showcased the fact that having a terrifying boxing game isn’t going to cut it in the current landscape of mixed martial arts.

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Fallout: The Golden Globes And Meryl Streep’s “Attack” On MMA

Who would’ve thought the most MMA action we would see over the weekend would come in the form of Meryl Streep. The long time actress was honored with a lifetime achievement award at this past weekend’s Golden Globe. After being welcomed to the stage by Viola Davis, Streep began he speech in earnest. Midway through, Streep made a joke at the expense of fans and athletes of the sports of football as well as mixed martial arts. If you haven’t heard the details then let me fill you in.

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Reaction: So What’s This MMA Athletes Association All About?

It looks like the time has finally come. It seems as if the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association is actually happening and that can mean some very, very big changes moving forward in the sport. The Association promises some pretty bold, pretty intriguing offerings for those who looking for some security outside of the major mixed martial arts promotions, namely the UFC.

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WOW: Crazy Illegal Head Stomp End’s Match

So there’s a reason certain moves have been deemed illegal in the MMA handbook. It’s easy to do some major damage in a fight by just simply tweaking your ankle or shifted the wrong way and pulling something. And yes, the punches, kicks, knees, and elbows certainly help to do some major damage as well, but all of those blows require a certain level of finesse. Then there are soccer kicks and stomps.

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Josh Samman Passes Away After Slipping Into Coma

It’s a said day as The Ultimate Fighter season 17 veteran Josh Samman has passed away after slipping into a coma. It certainly a shocking and startling end to a life filled with tremendous ups and catastrophic downs.

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Julian Wallace, Charged With Domestic Violence, Gets KO’d By Team Alpha Male Fighter

The title pretty much says it all. Julian Wallace has been accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend and just recently plead guilty to the charges. While we may not know the entirety of the situation, the fact that Wallace has done a number of questionable things in his past takes the sympathy card off of the table. No man should put his hands on a woman and Julian Wallace found out the hard way how being a complete douche nozzle can be when he decided to train with a room full of killers. Take a look at the video after the jump.

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Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett and Wanderlei Silva Almost Come to Blows

Yeah, so remember that time that Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett actually tried to wage a one man army on the famed Chute Boxe team back in the days of Pride? Well, it seems like Wanderlei Silva hasn’t forgotten. Not. One. Bit. Check out the video after the jump of Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse nearly coming to blows at the Rizin Hotel.

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Bad Stoppages, The Ruining Of Potential Classics, And The Thankless Job Of Refereeing


Yes the Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson bout took place a few days ago in Hidalgo, Texas. Yes it is Tuesday, so I’m aware of how much time had passed since then so I’m sure some of you will make it a point to let that fact be known. Nevertheless, there are still some talking points to discuss on the subject no matter how long ago the event took place. The subject that that must be discussed is the thankless job of refereeing.

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