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WWE Raw Rundown – 7/29/2013

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While there was nothing particularly wrong with tonight’s WWE Raw, the show seemed lacking in a few areas.  I really enjoyed the focus on in-ring action.  However, the show suffered from too many non-finishes, and didn’t offer any “must-see” segments. Here’s the rundown: Read More »

UFC Video: The Ultimate Fighter 18 Preview ‘Rousey vs. Tate’

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There is a lot of hype going into The Ultimate Fighter 18 with Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate as the coaches.  And to say there is no love lost between these two would be an understatement. Hate would be much closer to the truth. And when a couple of women don’t like one another — especially in an adrenaline filled ... Read More »

Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow is Simply About Good Friendship

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If you had a chance to catch last night’s solid WWE Smackdown, you saw Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes highlighted in a way they haven’t been before in their respective WWE tenures. Both men, especially Sandow, have the “gift of gab”. Both men know what they’re doing in the ring. But up until recently, creative seemed absolutely clueless on how ... Read More »

WWE Smackdown Rundown – 7/27/2013

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Fun night for WWE Smackdown.  While not every match was an instant classic, and some segments were weaker than others, the overall show delivered on what it set out to do. Let’s take a look: Read More »

Video: UFC on Fox 8 Show Opener

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UFC on Fox 8 is finally here as the event takes place from the Key Arena in Seattle. The main event will feature UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title against John Moraga. In the co-feature, top welterweight contenders will square off as Rory MacDonald will square off against Jake Ellenberger. The main card will also feature welterweights Robbie ... Read More »

UFC on Fox 8 Weigh-In Results

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Today’s weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s UFC on Fox 8 took place at the Key Arena in Seattle. The main event fighters, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Moraga were both on point as each guy made the 125 lb limit. Here are the results from the UFC on Fox 8 weigh-ins: MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) • ... Read More »

UFC on Fox 8 Weigh-In Video

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UFC on Fox 8 takes place tomorrow night from the Key Arena in Seattle. The main event will feature UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title against John Moraga. Before the fights take, all 24 fighters on the card will step on the scale this evening. The weigh-ins start at 7 p.m. ET. Watch the video above of tonight’s ... Read More »

Michael Chandler and Bellator MMA Agree To Long Term Contract

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Michael Chandler wanted to stay in Bellator MMA and Bellator MMA wanted Michael Chandler to stay in Bellator MMA. Both sides got what they wanted. Bellator MMA announced in a press release that Chandler has signed an eight fight extension to remain with the organization. Chandler had around one year left on his deal, but wanted to remain with Bellator. ... Read More »

Bellator MMA Cuts Paul Daley and Maiquel Falcao

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When you get in trouble, sometimes you have to pay the price. Bellator MMA announced today that middleweight Maiquel Falcao and welterweight Paul Daley have been released from the organization. BetweenTheRopes.com was able to confirm the releases from Bellator MMA. Falcao was 3-1 in Bellator MMA winning the season six middleweight tournament, but lost to Alexander Shlemenko in a fight ... Read More »

Some of the Fallout from #AskDixie

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In light of the recent criticisms that TNA has faced follow cutbacks and perceived money issues with the company, President Dixie Carter has asked for fans to send her questions on Twitter for her to answer, using the hashtag #AskDixie. While all of her intentions were good, but it really isn’t a great idea to allow all of the general ... Read More »

Report: MMA Fighters Involved In Biogenesis Probe

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If you thought MMA would be free of the Biogenesis scandal, you would be wrong. Today on ESPN’s, ‘Outside the Lines’, former Biogenesis employee turned whistleblower Porter Fisher said that MMA fighters were also on the client list. The other sports include MLB, NFL, NBA and professional boxing. Fisher hasn’t released the client list at this current time. After having ... Read More »

TNA President Dixie Carter Issues Statement to Fans

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In light of the recent cuts and backlash from fans, TNA President Dixie Carter issued the following statement today on ImpactWrestling.com: Hi everyone, In the 11+ years that I have been with TNA, I am still amazed by the passion of pro wrestling fans. That passion – both positive and negative – is remarkable and something that all of us ... Read More »