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“It’s Almost Feeling the Need to Represent Women as a Whole:” A Conversation With MMA Pioneer Dr. Rosi Sexton

Rosi Sexton didn’t exactly set out to be a professional mixed martial artist. The whole thing was more of an experiment, really. After her own martial arts training had taken her up to instructor level, Sexton figured it was time to share some of her knowledge. To teach others, as…

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Everything You Wanted To Know About The TUF 29 Finalists (But Were Too Reasonable To Ask)

And so the time has come. You kept telling yourself over and over, “I’ll catch up on this when I get a chance.” You maybe saved some links, bookmarked some tweets, took a cursory glance at a highlight or two. But then life happened, as it usually does, and you…

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The Ultimate Fighter 29, Episode 12: A Review

I’ve been waiting for the right time to bring this up, but The Ultimate Fighter 29  is officially ending and the right time never came, so I’m just going to come out and say it at the wrong time: I hate Tresean Gore’s “woo” in the show’s intro montage. I’m…

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The Ultimate Fighter 29, Episode 11: A Review

First and foremost, an admission: I owe horses an apology. After spending upwards of 4 (four) paragraphs of our little The Ultimate Fighter 29 journey explaining why they are nature’s biggest assholes, I got some sobering perspective when episode 11 brought us the pound-for-pound leaders in animal kingdom assholery: snakes.…

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The Ultimate Fighter 29, Episode 10: A Review

If you’ve been following all of our The Ultimate Fighter 29 reviews up to this point, you have probably already come to the realization that I am essentially a parasitic underground organism who needs animosity and bedlam to thrive within the darkness of its own mind. As such, while I…

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Bellator Champ-Champ Patricio Freire on Getting to the Top, Staying There and Not Looking Around too Much

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire made his professional MMA debut in 2004. He has since won 32 fights, finished 23 of them, claimed Bellator’s featherweight title, lost Bellator’s featherweight title, re-claimed it, and added a lightweight title to his collection. At 34, as he prepares to attempt his sixth consecutive 145-pound title…

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