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Charles Hackmann goes the distance with Kimbo Slice in boxing match

The Fight Nerd December 31, 2011 0

Follwing up on our earlier report, Charles Hackmann met Kimbo Slice last night in a pro-boxing match at the Buffalo Run Casino in Oklahoma. Taking the fight on short notice, the Missouri native and

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Bellator to hold Open Tryouts on January 28 in Philadelphia

The Fight Nerd December 30, 2011 0

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that it will host an open tryout on Saturday, January 28th that will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an undiscovered professional fighter to possibly earn a spot in one

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Kryzstof Soszynski is not retired after all… maybe

The Fight Nerd December 30, 2011 0

As it turns out, rumors of Kryzstof Soszynski’s retirement were greatly exaggerated. Following up on a previous article we wrote, Soszynski has now gone on record about his comments after his UFC 141 bout

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MMA Link Party – December 30, 2011 Edition

The Fight Nerd December 30, 2011 1

UFC 141 weigh in photos gallery for ‘Lesnar vs Overeem’ in Las Vegas from MMA Mania Cagepotato has the 25 best photos from 2011, which do you think is the best? Middle Easy says

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2011 North Eastern Regional MMA Awards

December 29, 2011 0

Regional level professional mixed martial arts is the crucible where all future Pay Per View headliners are forged. Before the top talent in MMA today fought under the UFC banner, they were champions of

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Dana White does not deny throwing Alistair Overeem to the wolves, former trainer expects tough fight

December 29, 2011 0

At UFC 141’s press conference yesterday, MMAHEAT.com reporter, Karyn Bryant confronted UFC President Dana White about previous comments he had made about Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion, Alistair Overeem. Karyn questioned the validity of claims

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Did you know Kimbo Slice is fighting this weekend? You do now!

The Fight Nerd December 29, 2011 0

Flying seemingly under the radar, Kimbo Slice will be back in action this weekend, fighting Charles Hackmann at the Buffalo Run Casino in Oklahoma. On Friday, December 30, Kimbo will meet Hackmann in a

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Donald Cerrone wants payback from Diaz for knocking his hat off

The Fight Nerd December 29, 2011 0

The press conference for UFC 141 went down yesterday, which was nothing monumental overall, but did feature one preemptive act of violence from one fighter to another. By batting Donald Cerrone’s $1000 hat off

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A Fight Nerd’s Betting Guide: UFC 141

December 28, 2011 0

This Friday, the UFC will close out the year with a clash of their biggest and baddest as Alistair Overeem fights against Brock Lesnar for the number one contender spot in the heavyweight division.

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Chael Sonnen returns to “Off The Record”

December 28, 2011 1

This past week, UFC Middleweight fighter, Chael Sonnen surprisingly returned to visit with the Canadian sports show Off the Record, to finish the interview he famously walked off of last month. The tone was

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