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Are Jones/Cormier good role models for today’s youth?

All anyone can talk about now a days is the UFC 178 main event title match between current champ Jon “Bones” Jones and new challenger Daniel Cormier. Despite Gustaffson’s injury, this fight has all the potential to live up to the hype and didn’t need child like antics to build it up. Both men are very talented and have awesome skill sets, they didn’t need to do this to make the

Spoiler alert: 3/28/14 Friday Night Smackdown results

Thanks again to J. Sutton for the results for this week of Friday Night Smackdown. It’s getting close to WrestleMania, and the road there has been a bumpy one. From The Real Americans and The Shield‘s potential break-ups, to Triple H making the main event a triple threat either way. Two weeks ago on Raw we saw Triple H dismantle Daniel Bryan. Bryan suffered a real shoulder injury. He was not on this past week’s edition of

MMAFreak Radio 7pm ET

Today is going to be an awesome show. Click the link to go live at 7pm ET http://tobtr.com/s/6107501 Join myself  (Ben McPhee) and my co-host Tiger Taylor as we breakdown and recap the weekend of mma. ~ Today’s Show ~ UFC Fight Night 38 recap: Early stoppage’s and more Bellator 113 recap Bellator 114: Shlemenko vs. Ward breakdown WSOF 9 Carl vs. Palhares breakdown Plus, we are still doing the

3/21/14: Friday Night Smackdown spolier alert

After a wild night on Raw, what’s next for Daniel Bryan and The Authority? DB was handcuffed and beat down Monday Night on Raw. Reports say that Bryan suffered a shoulder injury. Whether this is real or just story, DB was not on Smackdown this week. Dark Match: Alexander Rusev beat Xavier Woods. Set for tonight: 4 way tag team match for number one contender spot. Plus, John Cena vs. Luke Harper Kane comes to the

Don’t forget: Tickets are now on sale for May’s UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati

Don’t forget fans! Tickets went on sale yesterday for May’s UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati. UFC Fight Night 40 takes place May 10 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. UFC Fight Night 40 features a welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Erick Silva. Brown is on a 6 fight winning streak, and

Video highlights: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler

It was a wild weekend this past Saturday. Did you miss the crowning of the new UFC welterweight champion? Did you miss this fast paced, exciting fight? Check out these exciting highlights from UFC 171. Ben McPhee (@mmawriter1 Twitter) Get more pictures like this from SHERDOG.COM

Video highlights: Tyron Woodley vs. Carlos Condit

Tyron Woodley stepped up and wanted this fight. Despite Condit’s injury, Woodley was dominating the fight. Did Woodley blow Condit’s knee out, or did Condit use too many kicks? You be the judge in these exciting highlights. Ben McPhee (@mmawriter1 Twitter) Get more pictures like this from SHERDOG.COM

Video highlights: Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez

Jury has been rumored at being the future of the division, and proved it Saturday. Sanchez came out with his reckless style and Jury picked him apart. Watch this passing of the torch fight. It was a bloody war. Ben McPhee (@mmawriter1 Twitter) Get more pictures like this from SHERDOG.COM

Who should be next for UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks?

It only took 10 rounds in less than five months. But now, Johny Hendricks is the new UFC welterweight champion. Not even 10 minutes removed from the biggest win of his career, it’s all about who’s next. When you’re the champ, it’s not about winning, it’s about holding on to the belt and staying on top of the mountain. Hendricks already said it’s not his job to make the fights,

Have you heard? UFC 171 is not about GSP

I think it goes without saying that GSP is a future Hall-of-Famer, and will go down as one of the best pound-for-pound mma fighters of all time. On December 13, 2013, St-Pierre officially vacated his welterweight title and claimed he needed time off to get his mind right. From there, UFC President Dana White had no other option but to make a fight for the vacant UFC welterweight title. That