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  1. Unlikely contenders emerging in the UFC

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Six months ago at UFC 139, Martin Kampmann was getting by Rick Story to stay relevant in the UFC. In fact, after having lost two bouts in a row to Jake Shields and Diego Sanchez, Kampmann might have needed that victory over Story just to stay employe...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  2. Five potential foes for Hector Lombard

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The one thing that any successful fighter heading into the UFC will hear is this: He's overrated. He hasn't faced any real competition. Somebody's about to come crashing down to earth. Somebody is about to get exposed. That "somebody" this time ha...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  3. Strikeforce imports doing just fine in UFC

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Cung Le attempted to beat Wanderlei Silva at UFC 139 with an unlikely game plan -- that of fighting like Cung Le. It nearly worked. Le tried to kick Silva's liver through his spine, but in the end he was downed with a barrage of strikes that left...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  4. This time around, it's a grown-up Mayhem

    Chuck Mindenhall

    LAS VEGAS -- Things are going to look and feel a lot different for Jason Miller on Saturday night. In a small theater like the Pearl at the Palms, Miller will have about 14 feet of serviceable space to attempt one of his famous walkouts in his ret...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  5. Whether Diaz or Condit, GSP a mean prize

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If you think that mankind isn't self-destructive, take a quick look at the UFC's welterweight division. There, you'll find lots of guys climbing all over each other for the chance to be jab-ridden, thrashed and left on the side of the road by Georges...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  6. Wiman climbs mountains in search of shot

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If it looked like the rejuvenated Matt Wiman could have went 10 rounds against Cole Miller in January's UFC "Fight for the Troops," well, then the picture clearly expressed a thousand words. Before his camp heading into that fight, Wiman relocate...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  7. Ellenberger: 'I can outwrestle Fitch, Koscheck'

    Chuck Mindenhall

    LAS VEGAS -- A couple of week's back, after he beat journeyman Sean Pierson at UFC 129 via a first round knockout, Jake Ellenberger began calling out former No. 1 contender Jake Shields. Everything was Jake. But Ellenberger broke his fourth metac...

    Blog | May 28, 2011
  8. UFC 121: Shields and the art of American jiu-jitsu

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The only thing more American than apple pie is wrestling. Jiu-jitsu? Not so much. Jake Shields has found a way to marry the two, with devastating results. He calls it American jiu-jitsu

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010