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Krzystof Soszynski quietly retires from MMA

The Fight Nerd December 27, 2011 0

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a quiet one for news all across the board. However, one story went under the radar, that of Krzystof Soszynski hanging up his gloves from

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Top 10 Worst New Year’s Eve MMA fights in Japan

The Fight Nerd December 27, 2011 2

As 2011 comes to a close, MMA fans can look forward to one thing – New year’s Eve MMA events in Japan! Truly the best of the best when it comes to events, these

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Ludwig KO not fastest knockout in UFC history says NSAC

The Fight Nerd December 27, 2011 2

In an update from our story yesterday, Duane “Bang” Ludwig will not be awarded the fastest knockout in UFC history after all. MMA Junkie spoke to Nevada State Athletic Director Keith Kizer, who says

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HDNet to broadcast full nine-hour 2011 DREAM New Year’s Eve event

The Fight Nerd December 26, 2011 0

According to a report from MMA Junkie, HDNet will be airing the entire nine-hour “DREAM: Fight for Japan: Genkidesuka!! Oomisoka!! 2011!” event live on New Year’s Eve. The broadcast will begin in North America

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Ludwig now officially holds fastest KO record in UFC history

The Fight Nerd December 26, 2011 0

Who says you can’t change history? Duane Ludwig has been petitioning the Nevada State Athletic Commission to review his fight from 2006 that most regard as the fastest unofficial knockout in UFC history. However,

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Merry Christmas, Fight Nerd fans!

The Fight Nerd December 25, 2011 0

Merry Christmas, fellow fight nerds! May your stockings be filled with goodies, and the crap under your tree come with gift receipts so you can exchange it for something you really want. Most importantly,

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Ben Saunders and Charlie Brown have some things in common

The Fight Nerd December 23, 2011 0

Specifically, their love of tiny and pathetic-looking Christmas trees! The Bellator welterweight tournament finalist, Ben Saunders, posted this pic on his Facebook page earlier this week to show that he is ready for the

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Trailer for child Muay Thai fighters documentary, “Buffalo Girls”

The Fight Nerd December 23, 2011 1

Buffalo Girls – Slamdance 2012 Official Selection – Trailer from Buffalogirlsthemovie on Vimeo. Directed by Todd Kellstein, above is the trailer for “Buffalo Girls,” a documentary on professional Muay Thai fighting children in Thailand.

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Tim Sylvia and Josh Barnett added to Japan’s NYE MMA show in pro-wrestling bouts

The Fight Nerd December 23, 2011 0

The card for Japan’s New Year’s eve extravaganza, “Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011,” is nearly complete, as Josh Barnett and Tim Sylvia have been added to the show. However, it’s not

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Friday Link Club – December 23, 2011

The Fight Nerd December 23, 2011 0

Jim Genia on MMA Convert has his MMA wishlist for 2011 – “I wish for more cheesy C-grade promotions on pay-per-view. Remember Moosin? MMA Pit Fight? All these one-off pay-per-view offerings that cost like

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