All posts by Ryan McKinnell

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Fighting for $45 and a T-Shirt: Jeff Curran...

Sep 15, 2013Comments off283 Views

Fighting for $45 and a t-shirt, recently retired mixed martial artist Jeff Curran is one fighter that has truly earned the moniker of pioneer.

Mark Munoz Parts Ways with Jason Miller, Ho...

Sep 12, 2013Comments off409 Views

UFC vet Jason Miller and current UFC contender Mark Munoz were once the closest of friends. As such, Munoz still hopes Miller can find his

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Sixteen Years Later: Josh Barnett Explains ...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off756 Views

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett has been around the sport for more than 16 years. What's the secret to his success?

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Dana White: “First-Round Annihilation...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off448 Views

Trilogies are a popular way of settling disputes between two fighters with unfinished business, but don't look for an Anthony Pettis vs. Benson Henderson 3

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UFC 164 Results: Anthony Pettis Does it Aga...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off174 Views

At UFC 164 on Saturday night, Anthony Pettis proved that his WEC upset of Benson Henderson was no fluke, armbarring the now former-champion in the

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UFC 164 Results: Chad Mendes Knocks Out Cla...

Sep 01, 2013Comments off175 Views

Chad Mends may not have been able to take the belt from Jose Aldo when they met, but he has since went on a tear,

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UFC 164 Results: Dustin Poirier Makes Up fo...

Aug 31, 2013Comments off175 Views

Promising UFC featherweights Erik Koch and Dustin Poirier were first scheduled to meet at UFC 142. So when they finally squared off at UFC 164,

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Despite Posturing Over Chael Sonnen Bout, D...

Aug 29, 2013Comments off123 Views

The public posturing between Dana White, Wanderlei Silva, and Chael Sonnen has been nothing if not entertaining, but the UFC president now says Wand can't

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With Wanderlei Silva Currently Out of the P...

Aug 29, 2013Comments off180 Views

With Wanderlei Silva reportedly on ice until the beginning of 2014, could a UFC 167 co-main event feature Chael Sonnen vs. Phil Davis?

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Abel Trujillo Didn’t Get the Win at U...

Aug 29, 2013Comments off266 Views

Abel Trujillo may not have walked out of the Octagon with a victory at UFC Fight Night 27 on Wednesday, but UFC president Dana White

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Dana White Confirms Vitor Belfort vs. Dan H...

Aug 29, 2013Comments off397 Views

UFC president Dana White on Wednesday night confirmed the Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson bout for Nov. 9 in Brazil.

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UFC Fight Night 27 Results: Carlos Condit L...

Aug 29, 2013Comments off139 Views

The rematch between Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann lived up to expectations at UFC Fight Night 27 on Wednesday night, but Condit left no doubts

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UFC Fight Night 27 Results: Rejuvenated Raf...

Aug 28, 2013Comments off140 Views

Rafael dos Anjos, undergoing a career rejuvenation, outgunned "The Cowboy," Donald Cerrone, at UFC Fight Night 27 o Wednesday night in Indianapolis.

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UFC Fight Night 27 Results: TUF 17 Winner K...

Aug 28, 2013Comments off167 Views

Kelving Gastelum followed up his Ultimate Fighter 17 winning performance with a first-round finish of Brian Melancon at UFC Fight Night 27 on Wednesday night

Michael Bisping

In Deep with The Count: Michael Bisping on ...

Aug 25, 2013Comments off230 Views

MMAWeekly.com's Ryan McKinnell goes In Deep with The Count, Michael Bisping, hitting on everything from his desire to fight Anderson Silva to Vitor Belfort and

Stefan Struve

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve Diagnosed wit...

Aug 21, 2013Comments off190 Views

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve has been diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve, as well as an enlarged heart, leaving his fighting career in jeopardy.

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Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald Fight Set ...

Aug 21, 2013Comments off295 Views

The long-rumored fight between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald is now official for UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks in Las Vegas.

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A True Irishman: Conor McGregor is Brash, C...

Aug 16, 2013Comments off325 Views

He's brash, he's cocky, and he brings the fight. And that's why Irishman Conner MacGregor's popularity has soared as he debuts in his adopted hometown

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One Night with The Don: Irishman Conor McGr...

Aug 12, 2013Comments off204 Views

Irishman Conor McGregor has burst onto the UFC scene with a fury. A late-night dinner and Ferrari tour of Vegas with his boss has only

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For Glover Teixeira, UFC Light Heavyweight ...

Aug 04, 2013Comments off169 Views

The stakes got a little higher for Glover Teixeira on Saturday night and he didn't even fight. Dana White and Joe Silva confirmed that Teixeira

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UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Steals a Decisi...

Aug 04, 2013Comments off295 Views

Thinking he had a decision in the bag, Lyoto Machida's face dropped as a unanimous decision fell to Phil Davis' shoulders and Machida's home country

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UFC 163 Results: Back Home in the UFC, Thal...

Aug 03, 2013Comments off148 Views

Having toiled elsewhere for the past four years, Thales Leites returned home on Saturday at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro, dominating Tom Watson en

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For King Mo Lawal, Heading into Wednesday&#...

Jul 31, 2013Comments off175 Views

People can talk about his initial Bellator upset, his decision to take on pro wrestling in addition to MMA, but for King Mo Lawal, it's

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Dan Hardy Looks Back at Career and Reveals ...

Jul 31, 2013Comments off209 Views

UFC welterweight Dan Hardy is facing a health condition that could end his career. Hardy sat down with MMAWeekly.com to look back at his career

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Bellator Champ Ben Askren Plans to Take Out...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off141 Views

Ben Askren is arguably the most successful fighter in Bellator's young history, but the growing pains and lack of fights have built a frustration that

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Georges St-Pierre Defends Rory MacDonald an...

Jul 29, 2013Comments off228 Views

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defends his friend and teammate Rory MacDonald for his UFC on Fox 8 performance, and reiterates that he won't fight

Demetrious Johnson

Is it Time for Demetrious Johnson to Step O...

Jul 28, 2013Comments off137 Views

It was just minutes after UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earned his second title defense victory when questions funneled in about potential superfights against fighters

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UFC on Fox 8 Results: Demetrious Johnson Do...

Jul 27, 2013Comments off153 Views

Demetrious Johnson dominated his UFC on Fox 8 flyweight title defense, securing an armbar finish late in the final round to defeat challenger John Moraga.

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UFC on Fox 8 Results: Robbie Lawler’s...

Jul 27, 2013Comments off133 Views

UFC veteran Robbie Lawler continues his storybook return to the Octagon with a stunning knockout of Bobby Voelker at UFC on Fox 8.

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It’s Not UFC or Bust, but Chad Robich...

Jun 26, 2013Comments off181 Views

At 37 years of age, Chad Robichaux is much closer to the end of his career than the beginning, but he's stacking the deck for