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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Next Texas UFC show confirmed

    Andrew Plante

    Spike TV and the UFC recently confirmed rumors that the UFC will host an event at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The show, named UFC Fight for the Troops 2, will again focus on raising money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The previous "Fight fo...

    Blog | November 17, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Njokuani ready for UFC after WEC 52 win

    Andrew Plante

    Anthony "The Assassin" Njokuani, WEC lightweight standout and ESPNDallas.com MMA blogger, had a successful night in his last fight for World Extreme Cagefighting. The Zuffa-owned promotion will be incorporating all of its weight classes into the UFC ...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  14. Five reasons to watch UFC 122

    Andrew Plante

    The UFC will visit Germany for just the second time when they host UFC 122 in Oberhausen this Saturday. The event will be headlined by Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami, with the winner of the main event earning a shot at the middleweight title. Here...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  15. Q&A with UFC's Vladimir Matyushenko

    Andrew Plante

    Vladimir Matyushenko, who will take on Alexandre Ferreira on Saturday in an UFC 122 light heavyweight bout, answered questions from ESPNDallas.com about his career and upcoming fight. What did you learn in your loss against phenom Jon Jones back i...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  16. Marquardt ready for another title shot

    Andrew Plante

    Nate "The Great" Marquardt will be in familiar territory on Saturday night at UFC 122 when he faces Yushin Okami in a title-contender clash. He's previously fought title-contender bouts with the reward being a shot at the champ; Anderson Silva. E...

    Blog | November 08, 2010