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  1. Results from SWMMA event on Jan. 13

    Andrew Plante

    Steven Polino (0-1) -- Team Shin (5-10, 139 lbs.) vs. Jesus Garza (1-0) -- Reyes BJJ (5-8, 139 lbs.) Round 1: These competitors look to be very athletic. Polino is the taller of the two but carries good weight. Garza is a brickhouse and looks to h...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  2. 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
  3. Will Njokuani make Octagon debut at UFC 128?

    Andrew Plante

    ESPNDallas.com MMA blogger Anthony Njokuani (13-4), a native of Garland, is rumored to be fighting Edson Barboza (25-3) at UFC 128 scheduled for March 19. Njokuani, a fan-favorite in the DFW market, fought on the Texas circuit for many years prior...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  4. Five reasons to watch UFC 125

    Andrew Plante

    Resolutions, the aptly named UFC 125 event, will take place Jan. 1, in Las Vegas Nevada this weekend. This will be the first time in the company's 17-year history, in which they will attempt to host an event on the first day of the New Year. If, by...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  5. Grapevine holds first MMA event Jan. 13

    Andrew Plante

    On Jan. 13 at the Grapevine Convention Center, Southwest MMA will have the honor of hosting DFW's first mixed martial arts event of the year. "Battle at the Vine," the promotion's inaugural show, will also be the debut MMA event for the city of Gr...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  6. Ten best fights of 2010

    Andrew Plante

    With 2010 basically in the books, it's about time to recap the last twelve months of MMA action. It was an interesting year in mixed martial arts to say the least. Fedor's first loss, the WEC/UFC merger, and shakeups in the UFC's lightweight, light...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  7. XKO to kick off 2011 with ninth event

    Andrew Plante

    Xtreme Knockout, a local promotion based out of Arlington, is beginning to pick up steam going into their third year of existence. Over the last couple of years, the organization has consistently packed "The Gym," their combative sports venue, with ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  8. WEC's reign ends in fitting fashion

    Andrew Plante

    In what is surely one of the best fights of 2010, the lightweight title bout between Anthony Pettis and Ben Henderson epitomized what the WEC has always been about. Non-stop action, transitions from top to bottom, superb conditioning, and unexpected...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  9. 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
  10. UFC 124: Keys to a Josh Koscheck upset

    Andrew Plante

    Josh Koscheck, who's a significant underdog in his main event tilt against Georges St. Pierre, plans on wearing the welterweight strap Saturday night. Although odds makers and the lionshare of MMA fans see GSP getting his hand raised at the end of t...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  11. Why Georges St. Pierre will finish Josh Kosheck

    Andrew Plante

    After two months without a title belt on the line, the UFC will be hosting the welterweight championship between current king Georges St. Pierre and number one contender Josh Kosheck this weekend in Montreal. GSP is arguably one of the best pound-...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Cutts wins main event at TAFL Annihilation

    Andrew Plante

    Results from TAFL's Annihilation Main Event: 170 lbs Title Fight - Evan Cutts def. Andre Kavanaugh, 1st round submission 145 lbs Title Fight - Javier Obregon Jr. def. Michael Lytle, 4th round TKO Female Feature Fight - Jordan Gaza def. Kylie Malo...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  14. Why I'm thankful to be an MMA fan

    Andrew Plante

    With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it's an opportune time for fans like me to give thanks to the fantastic sport of mixed martial arts. Here's why I'm thankful to be an MMA fan this year. What does your list look like? UFC and WEC merged: Th...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  15. MMA scoring needs change after UFC 123

    Andrew Plante

    First and foremost, let me say that Quinton Jackson won the fight at UFC 123 on Saturday. There's no question about that in my eyes. Under the current methodology for scoring -- a 10-point must system -- Jackson earned the victory by pushing the pa...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  16. UFC 123 - To buy or not to buy

    Andrew Plante

    UFC 123, headlined by Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida, will take place this Saturday in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The event will be the second UFC show in a row where a title belt will not be on the line. Jackson versus Machid...

    Blog | November 18, 2010