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Josh Barnett on Jon Jones cocaine story, analyzes Werdum vs. Velasquez

Josh Barnett on Jon Jones cocaine story, analyzes Werdum vs. Velasquez

The Fight Nerd January 15, 2015 0

While interviewing Josh Barnett to promote his role as commentator alongside Mauro Ranallo on the “New Japan Pro Wrestling” show for AXS TV (that premieres on January 16), the topic of MMA was bound

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Josh Barnett: “MMA in Japan is not Dead”, talks new role with NJPW

Josh Barnett: “MMA in Japan is not Dead”, talks new role with NJPW

The Fight Nerd January 14, 2015 0

If there is one American fighter with his pulse on the Japanese combat sports beat, it would be Josh Barnett. I spoke with “The Warmaster” recently to discuss his new role as an english-speaking

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Royce Gracie talks CM Punk, ‘Rampage’ Jackson & Old School UFC

Royce Gracie talks CM Punk, ‘Rampage’ Jackson & Old School UFC

The Fight Nerd January 11, 2015 0

Royce Gracie is one of the men that built MMA, and has a very zen-like approach when it comes to discussing the sport. In the second part of this two-part interview (the first installment

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Mauro Ranallo frustrated with Jon Jones & drugs in MMA + Pro Wrestling Dream Matches

Mauro Ranallo frustrated with Jon Jones & drugs in MMA + Pro Wrestling Dream Matches

The Fight Nerd January 10, 2015 0

Mauro Ranallo has been present first-hand for some of the greatest times in MMA and continues to be a top commentator and analyst in the sport. However, that does not mean that someone so

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Mauro Ranallo & The Fight Nerd review NJPW’s “Wrestle Kingdom 9″

Mauro Ranallo & The Fight Nerd review NJPW’s “Wrestle Kingdom 9″

The Fight Nerd January 9, 2015 0

The Fight Nerd caught up with one of the busiest men in MMA, Mauro Ranallo, who was a commentator for Pride FC, Elite XC, and Strikeforce, and currently commentates for Glory Kickboxing and Invicta

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Royce Gracie: “Acting is harder than fighting”

Royce Gracie: “Acting is harder than fighting”

The Fight Nerd January 7, 2015 0

MMA & BJJ legend Royce Gracie is back in action, but not inside an octagon or on the mats. This time, he is wearing body armor and carrying a sword. In the first installment

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Michael Chandler talks Scott Coker in Bellator & wrestling

Michael Chandler talks Scott Coker in Bellator & wrestling

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2014 0

The Fight Nerd had a chance to interview Bellator MMA lightweight contender, Michael Chandler, at a recent press event in NYC. In part two of this interview, Chandler talks about the recent change in

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Tito Ortiz: “If guys use TRT, they need to retire!”, + TNA Wrestling & Old School MMA

Tito Ortiz: “If guys use TRT, they need to retire!”, + TNA Wrestling & Old School MMA

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2014 0

The Fight Nerd caught up with Bellator MMA light heavyweight Tito Ortiz at a recent press event in New York City, and Tito had plenty to say! In part two of this interview, Tito

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Will Brooks wants to unify Bellator titles but unsure of Eddie Alvarez’s plans

Will Brooks wants to unify Bellator titles but unsure of Eddie Alvarez’s plans

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2014 0

Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks spoke with The Fight Nerd earlier this week at the Bellator MMA Press Event in New York City about his newly won title and what is ahead for

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Pat Curran talks Pitbull rematch and changes in Bellator

Pat Curran talks Pitbull rematch and changes in Bellator

The Fight Nerd August 1, 2014 0

The Fight Nerd got some time with Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran at a recent Bellator MMA Press event, where we talked about how his injury has been healing up and how his upcoming

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