Big Marv
The Weigh In

by Big Marv
bigmarv@filipinojournal.com

‘UFC on FOX 1’ features first major blockbuster fight

‘UFC on FOX 1’ features first major blockbuster fight

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The Ultimate Fighter was a reality show that Spike TV launched in 2004. It was UFC’s first venture onto cable television. On the show, fighters competed to crown a champion in two weight divisions;

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UFC 137: Changes, Changes, Changes

UFC 137: Changes, Changes, Changes


Card Subject To Change. That is the small print you see on every fight card. For UFC 137, it’s never been truer. First, this card was built around a block buster of a main

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Chilling with Eric Perez

Chilling with Eric Perez

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Saturday, September 10th, Canadian Fighting Championship returns to the Winnipeg Convention Centre with CFC7. This is a card loaded with exciting local fighters and intriguing match ups. The most exciting fighter on the card

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UFC 133: Evans VS Ortiz Preview

UFC 133: Evans VS Ortiz Preview

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Saturday, August 6th, the UFC comes to the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though it was not an easy road to get there. The fight card for UFC 133 has been riddled with

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UFC Rio: Silva vs Okami Preview

UFC Rio: Silva vs Okami Preview

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Saturday, August 27th, UFC makes their way to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 134. It’s the first time UFC has been to Brazil since October of 1998. Brazil is widely known as the

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Five reasons tito ortiz should retire

Five reasons tito ortiz should retire

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Before the UFC was as big as it is now, one fighter stood out among the rest. You may not have known too much about MMA or UFC, but you knew, or have heard

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Five rounds for Filipino fighter

Five rounds for Filipino fighter

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Filipino fighter and Middleweight contender, Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Munoz will fight in the main event at UFC 138, November 5th, in Birmingham, England. His opponent is Chris “The Crippler” Leben, who is

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Ten Questions with Filipino Fighter Eric Perez

Ten Questions with Filipino Fighter Eric Perez

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Fearless. Exciting. Fun to watch… those are just a few ways to describe MMA fighter Eric Perez. One of Winnipeg’s rising stars in the Mixed Martial Arts world. I had the pleasure of interviewing

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Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals

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Saturday, June 18, the opening round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix concluded and only four fighters remain. Now that Strikeforce is owned by the UFC’s parent company, it seems more and more likely,

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