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The Weigh In

by Big Marv
bigmarv@filipinojournal.com

Can MMA work as an Olympic Sport?

Can MMA work as an Olympic Sport?

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The 2012 Olympics are here and athletes are competing for gold in many sports that make up Mixed Martial Arts. To be a true MMA competitor you need to train in boxing and wrestling

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What’s Next for Munoz?

What’s Next for Munoz?

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The Filipino Wrecking Machine was one fight away from a shot at the UFC’s Middleweight Championship. The key word: “was”. Last Wednesday he ran into a wall by the name of Chris Weidman. Munoz

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Brandon Vera: redemption or exempition

Brandon Vera: redemption or exempition

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2012 has been a rough year for Joe Silva, the man responsible for match making in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. With injuries to top fighters occurring at almost a weekly basis, the UFC is

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The Legendary Gracies Take a Stand and Speak Up About Bullying

The Legendary Gracies Take a Stand and Speak Up About Bullying

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The year was 1993. Live on pay per view, a new concept in combat sports – The Ultimate Fighting Championship. Meant to prove once and for all, which martial art was the best. Karate,

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From Winnipeg to Winning Fights in the UFC

From Winnipeg to Winning Fights in the UFC

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I got a chance to speak with Roland Delorme, UFC fighter and Winnipegger. Delorme was on Spike TV’s final season of The Ultimate Fighter. He won his fight on the season finale of that

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Perez Title Fight

Perez Title Fight

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Eric Perez is a fighter we’ve featured here on the Filipino Journal. Last fight, he finished off Tony Bibby via rear naked choke, and that got him to the next level in his fight

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WEC Fighters Prove Their Caliber

WEC Fighters Prove Their Caliber

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When World Extreme Cagefighting and Ultimate Fighting Championship existed as separate entities, the common notion was that WEC fighters were not at the same level as UFC Fighters. First WEC cut their heavier weight

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Fixing Flaws in Scoring Fights

Fixing Flaws in Scoring Fights

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There is a saying that Mixed Martial Artists live and die by for each fight: Don’t leave it in the judge’s hands. When you finish an opponent, you leave no doubt who the winner

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Three Big Fights to Start 2012

Three Big Fights to Start 2012

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2011 may go down as one of the most prolific years in the young history of Mixed Martial Arts. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to keep the momentum going with four fight cards

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