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Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Fight Estimated To Do 550,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

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For the prediction that UFC President Dana White made about UFC 162 trending to about 800,000 buys was a little bit off. According to Dave Meltzer from MMAFighting.com, UFC 162 featuring Chris Weidman knocking off Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship did about 550,000 buys on pay-per view. The promotion based around the fight was that fighters were ... Read More »

Video: Preview of Tonight’s “Bellator MMA Unrivaled: The Russian Invasion”

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Bellator MMA One thing people about watching Bellator MMA is a great crop Russian fighters. Tonight on Spike TV, you will learn a little bit more about the fighters as the promotion debuts, “Bellator MMA Unrivaled: The Russian Invasion”. The half-hour premieres at 11.p.m. ET/PT. The show will feature Russian fighters like: (including Alexander Volkov, Alexander Shlemenko, Andrey Koreshkov and ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Signs New UFC Deal, Returning to Middleweight

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Chael Sonnen will be fighting for a while longer. The former two-division contender announced on Fuel TV on Tuesday night that he has agreed to a new five-fight contract with the UFC that will have him return to the middleweight division following his light heavyweight matchup against Mauricio Rua on August 17. Sonnen also said that he has changed training ... Read More »

Between The Ropes | David Shoemaker – July 24, 2013

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David Shoemaker (AKA The Masked Man) of Grantland.com talks about his latest column “Hipster Wrestling“, if wrestling is cool again, the new type of wrestler and connected with today’s society, the rise of Daniel Bryan in the WWE and whether or not he can be the face of the company, having the McMahons on television, WWE being PG television these ... Read More »

Brian Stann Filling In For Joe Rogan To Do Commentary At UFC 163

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It didn’t take Brian Stann long to find gigs outside of fighting. It was announced last night on “UFC Tonight”, on Fuel TV that Brian Stann will be filling in for Joe Rogan to do color commentary alongside Mike Goldberg at UFC 163 next Saturday night. UFC 163 will be taking place at the HSBC in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, ... Read More »

Ronda Rousey Will Be Appearing In “The Expendables 3″

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That didn’t take long for Ronda Rousey to get her first movie role. Action movie star Sylvester Stallone confirmed on Twitter last night that Ronda Rousey will be appearing in the third installment of “The Expendables”. Stallone didn’t reveal what the role Rousey will have in the movie. The movie is currently in pre-production with an expected release date of ... Read More »

Brie Bella Apologizes For Wardrobe Malfunction On WWE Monday Night Raw

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In what was supposed to be the start of a fantastic week for Brie Bella almost turned out to be fatal. During last night’s segment of Miz TV on Monday Night Raw to showcase the new WWE reality show, “Total Divas”, which premieres Sunday on E!, Brie Bella’s nipple was exposed for a split second. No mention was really made ... Read More »

Roy Nelson Signs A New UFC Contract, Will Fight Daniel Cormier At UFC 166

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Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson have been calling out each other for months now. All that was needed was a new UFC contract for Nelson and that was delivered yesterday with the fight as well. It was announced by the UFC that Roy Nelson will be facing Daniel Cormier at UFC 166 on October 19 from the Toyota Center in ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – July 23, 2013

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Brian and Steve look back at Raw from Monday night including the final segments with Daniel Bryan, the great CM Punk – Paul Heyman segment, the train wreck involving the Total Divas segment as well as a little accident, Ryback, Brad Maddox, could Rob Van Dam even be a world champion again in WWE, how important ratings are for this ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – 7/22/2013

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For complete coverage of everything that happened on Monday Night Raw, be sure to check out last night’s WWE Raw Rundown. The contract signing between John Cena and Daniel Bryan was a good way to start the show. I liked how it picked up immediately where Raw left off last week, and it seemed to have a specific purpose in ... Read More »

WWE Raw Rundown – July 22nd, 2013

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Tonight’s WWE Raw seemed content to be a giant bowl of filler. While the Bryan/multiple matches concept had a little intrigue, most of the show felt only “okay.” Read More »

Between The Ropes | Justin Credible – July 22, 2013

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Justin Credible talks about how tough the past few years have been for him, his addiction to drugs and his recovery, how healthy he is now, what he thinks his reputation is, getting back his passion for the wrestling business, his YouTube video series “Pro Wrestling 101″, how Colt Cabana has influenced him, independents these days and how tough they ... Read More »