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  1. UFC on Fox 8 primer: Frenetic flyweights

    Chuck Mindenhall

    On the one hand, another nationally televised flyweight title fight is just crazy enough to work at Saturday's UFC on Fox 8 card in Seattle. After all, if frenetic back-and-forth action is what we want in a main event, this is the formula -- even ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. 2013: Year of the contender/belt swapping?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    One question I get just about every week on the Friday chat was some variation of this: Which UFC champion will fall first? For the past year, it's been easy to imagine that none of the current champions would ever lose again, given the state of t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  3. What happens if Liz Carmouche wins?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Real Sports 191: Ronda Rousey Liz Carmouche is not a can. She is a human being with motivation and drive and a world of dreams that can be realized one weekend late in February. But what happens if she realizes her dreams and beats Ronda Rousey at...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  4. Tweets in bad taste still rampant

    Chuck Mindenhall

    For starters, Sandy Hook was not a hoax. I live in Sandy Hook, and the week's worth of funeral processions down Church Hill Road was not imagined. The grieving people here are not actors. The ambulances that raced by my house were not props. The kids...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  5. Are White's intentions good? Absolutely ...

    Chuck Mindenhall

    The new buzzword in the UFC is "absolutely." There absolutely will be women's MMA in the UFC, now that Ronda Rousey has enough depth to make up for a division. The UFC absolutely will visit Puerto Rico again. Ditto Boston, and India, and Columbus....

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  6. Where on earth is Fabricio Werdum?

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Frank Mir is out of his cross-promotional fight with Daniel Cormier, which falls right in with the injury vortex of 2012. Incredulous? We shot right past incredulous in April or May. In September, we are numb to injury dropouts (or at least shoul...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  7. Rousey drumming up more interest in MMA

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If there's a plus side to women's MMA lacking depth, it's that "super fights" are easier to comprehend. Take the case of Cristiane Santos (the most menacing champion there ever was) and Ronda Rousey (the galvanizing force of brand new interest). R...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. Rousey backs up her talk in Columbus

    Chuck Mindenhall

    COLUMBUS -- Heading into the fight, Strikeforce's women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate said that wrestling trumps judo nine out of 10 times. She was speaking from experience, and experience also happened to be an x-factor against an opponent wit...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  9. Notes and Nuggets from Columbus

    Chuck Mindenhall

    COLUMBUS -- Ronda Rousey has rapidly become the voice and weathervane of women's MMA. She's a mean judoka who has Olympic bronze on her resume. She's a pistol, she's a mystery, and she's headlining a fight card in which the direction of women's MMA i...

    Blog | March 02, 2012