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  • The Ascension of MMA, The Decline Of Boxing:

    Posted September 22, 2011 by JimWing

      I am fifty years old so I grew up in what I believe was the golden age of boxing. When I was a kid boxers such as Ali, Forman, and Frazier were all in their prime. The fights back then were epic in nature and captivated the imagination of the entire world… literally.   The Ali-...

  • Jones VS. Rampage Analysis

    Posted September 21, 2011 by JimWing

    Jon Jones (13-1) VS. Rampage Jackson (31-8) at UFC 135, how will this fight play out? Jones is a heavy favorite at -700, Rampage is +450. Most fans think that Rampage will be walking face first into an A** beating of biblical proportions. I disagree. I think that with the proper game plan and execut...

  • How Does A Fighter Make It To The Big Show?

    Posted September 19, 2011 by JimWing

    How does a fighter make it to the major promotions such as the UFC, StrikeForce and Bellator? One key component is work ethic. Additionally the newest generation of fighters are fighter/athletes. I say fighter/athlete because in this day and age of MMA being a fighter is simply not enough. A fighter...

  • Craig O'Deair Set To Make His Pro MMA Debut

    Posted September 16, 2011 by JimWing

    Craig O’Deair from Chamber MMA in East Stroudsburg Pa is making his Pro MMA debut tomorrow at the Central PA Warrior Challenge. O’Deair who was 3-1 as an amateur will be fighting Brett Martinez also 3-1 as an amateur.   O’Deair is a “free style” fighter meaning h...

  • GSP Needs To Get Bigger Before He Fights Anderson Silva

    Posted September 16, 2011 by JimWing

    GSP said in a recent interview regarding a possible fight with Anderson Silva:   “For me to go up in weight class, I need to consider a lot of things. Because if I go up, I cannot go back down. I cannot play with my weight easy like that...   Anderson used to fight at 168-pounds ...

  • Koscheck VS. Hughes At UFC 135

    Posted September 15, 2011 by JimWing

    Josh Koscheck is slated to fight Matt Hughes at UFC 135. This should prove to be a very interesting fight tactically. In essence what you have are two very good wrestlers fighting each other. Koscheck is 33 years old and is 13-5. His five losses are to GSP (twice), Paulo Thiago, Thiago Alves and Dre...

  • Josh Barnett, The Real Deal Or Real Hype?

    Posted September 13, 2011 by JimWing

    Is Josh Barnett the real deal or just an over hyped heavyweight? He has wins over notable fighters such as: Randy Couture (in 2002), Semmy Schilt (in 2001) and Antonio Nogueira (in 2006), he also has wins over questionable opponents such as; Gan Mcgee (13-5), Jamie Ambriz (15-13) and Pawel Nastual (...

  • Cung Le To Fight Belfort

    Posted September 12, 2011 by JimWing

    Flashy fighter Cung Le (7-1) is set to fight Vitor Belfort (20-9) at UFC 139. The dynamics of this fight are very interesting. Le is a fast flashy fighter with some of the fastest kicks in MMA. He’s the only fighter that I’m aware of that can do a “flying scissor” kick. The only detraction I have ag...

  • MMA Weekend Wrap Up

    Posted September 11, 2011 by JimWing

    MMA weekend wrap up. The weekend of 9-11 was stacked both Friday and Saturday with MMA activity. Friday saw Ring Of Combat in Atlantic City Tom Deblass won the ROC lightheavy weight strap with a crushing KO over a game Mike Stewart in the first round. Eduardo Telles also won his fight after gettin...

  • Ring of Combat Results

    Posted September 10, 2011 by MMAMELEE

    Ring Of Combat Results   By: Jim Wing 9/10/11 Ring Of Combat Results put on another quality show last night which show cased some great talent. Of particular interest were three fights. Tom DeBlass-Mike Stewart, Chris Liguori-John Salgado and Telles-Ruskin With his victory last night over M...