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  1. Texas fighters give back

    Andrew Plante

    In less than a week, the UFC will be in Central Texas to provide military personnel in the area with a rare treat; a full UFC MMA fight card. The event, Fight For The Troops 2, will go down Saturday in Fort Hood and will air live on Spike TV. The mai...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  2. What's next for UFC 124 fighters

    Andrew Plante

    Now that Georges St. Pierre has retained his welterweight belt for the fifth time and the defeated Josh Koscheck is nursing a broken orbital bone, what's next for these two headliners and the rest of the fighters on the UFC 124 fight card? Georges...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  3. The de-evolution of Strikeforce

    Andrew Plante

    A few years ago Strikeforce was the poster boy for regional promotions wanting to breakthrough to the national scene. They nurtured a San Jose fan base and eventually became a west coast MMA powerhouse by developing fight cards that showcased their ...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  4. What's next for UFC 122 fighters

    Andrew Plante

    Despite a somewhat underwhelming main event, UFC 122 turned out to be a pretty decent show. Although there was only one finish on the main card -- a rear-naked choke by hometown favorite Dennis Siver - the duration of the bouts were very entertainin...

    Blog | November 15, 2010
  5. DFW's Anthony Njokuani on WEC 52 card

    Andrew Plante

    DFW native Anthony "The Assassin" Njokuani, an ESPNDallas.com contributor, will take on Edward Faaloloto in WEC 52 on Nov. 11 in Las Vegas. The card will be headlined by Urijah Faber and Takeya Mizugaki. Njokuani has lost two straight fights, most...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  6. UFC 119: No title fights? No problem

    Andrew Plante

    With no championship bouts on the line, why watch UFC 119? Despite the fact that there is nothing immediately at stake for the fighters at this particular event, the card has been very well crafted by UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. There are at least a ...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  7. WEC 50: The Assassin's analysis

    Andrew Plante

    Hello everyone, this is Anthony Njokuani coming at you with another ESPN Dallas/WEC blog. It is about that time to start gearing up for WEC 50, to be held at the Pearl at the Palms in Vegas on Wednesday. I'll be fighting on the card and I'm looki...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  8. Steele Cage brings their "A" game

    Andrew Plante

    Shark Fights is undoubtedly the most successful regional promotion in the state of Texas in recent years. Some of the organizations milestones are events such as Shark Fights 12 that brought over 10,000 spectators to the show or their upcoming card,...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  9. Five questions for UFC 117

    Andrew Plante

    It's not easy being the UFC pay-per-view event that follows a card (UFC 116) featuring one of the biggest heavyweight showdowns in the history of the sport. But nonetheless, there are several reasons why UFC 117 is an important event to watch, espec...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  10. Steele Cage 3 fight card close to complete

    Andrew Plante

    The August 6 mixed martial arts event to be held at the Dr Pepper Arena and hosted by Steele Cage is coming together nicely. The event is supported by several significant sponsors including Mark Cuban's HDNet cable channel. HDNet is one of the few ...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  11. UFC 115: It's time to bang

    Andrew Plante

    Despite the lack of a truly significant main event, UFC 115 could be the sleeper show of the year. With several bouts on the card made up of fighters who like to trade leather, expect UFC 115 to be filled with 'Fight of the Night' nominees. For t...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  12. Summer return planned for Steele Cage

    Andrew Plante

    Steele Cage, the MMA promotion based out of Frisco, has been pretty quiet of late. Their last event in the area was held on November 7 of last year. Although the card was solid, the attendance was somewhat underwhelming. Despite providing a UFC-li...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  13. Live coverage: Xtreme Knockout 7

    Andrew Plante

    ESPN Dallas will be at "The Gym" in Arlington on Saturday night to provide live results for Xtreme Knockout 7, which starts at 8 p.m. Check out the 'In The Clinch' Facebook page for up-to-the-minute results for the eight fights on the card. Fig...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  14. Five things I learned from UFC 114

    Andrew Plante

    The '10-point must system' has got to go -- It's rare these days to have a UFC event that does not have at least one controversial decision on the fight card. It's the 10-point must system, originally designed to judge boxing, that seems to have fai...

    Blog | May 31, 2010
  15. Bellator spends one more week in Texas

    Andrew Plante

    After a successful Bellator 19 last week in Grand Prairie that showcased some of the best welterweights in the world as well as a top notch local card, Bellator will head down I-35 this Thursday to put on Bellator 20 at the Majestic Theatre in San An...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  16. Bedford and Skelly on Bellator's radar

    Andrew Plante

    In a recent interview with ESPN Dallas, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney provided his insights on how his organization develops their local feature cards as well as which DFW fighter might have shot at participating on the main tournament card some day. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2010