Spike TV heads across the Atlantic Ocean for the third time to telecast a UFC fight card with middleweights “The Ultimate Fighter 3” champ Michael Bisping and “The Ultimate Fighter 1” standout Chris Leben headlining on Saturday, October 18 at 9:00pm ET/PT (same-day tape delay) from The National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.
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Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs Justin Eilers
In Elite XC’s inaugural Heavyweight Title bout, the heavily-favored Silva will take on former UFC Heavyweight Justin Eilers […]
Elliot Worsell, UFC – ‘The Texas Crazy Horse’, Heath Herring, is seeing things with a little more clarity nowadays. A heavyweight veteran of over 40 mixed martial arts bouts, Herring has seen situations lesser-experienced men can only imagine.
The key to betting successfully on MMA is the ability to figuring out which underdogs can exploit holes in their opponent’s game in order to come out on top. In general, it is not advisable to bet on favorites, no matter how sure you are that they are going to win. For one […]
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Veteran UFC announcer Mike Goldberg has used some FightMetric stats on-air in the past, but no mention was more explicit than during the UFC 83 telecast. During the St. Pierre-Serra fight, Goldberg not only used several statistics we published in our article at Yahoo Sports, but immediatebly afterward, he quoted verbatim from the article, labeling St. Pierre, “maybe the best functional wrestler in MMA today.”
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Chuck Mindenhall, UFC – If Chris Wilson were the pushover many presumed he’d be when he took on Jon Fitch earlier this year, we may not be talking about him today as one of the UFC welterweight division’s brightest prospects.