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VCURamFan 02-03-2012 04:51 PM

The MMAFighting.com Morning Report
 
Apparently this is a new thing that MMAFighting.com is doing. I figured that rather than creating a brand new thread each time, I'd just post 'em all here.

VCURamFan 02-03-2012 04:55 PM

Morning Report: UFC 143 Coverage Heats Up, Tyson Talks Fedor, 'TUF' On Cops

Feb 2nd:

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Feb 2, 2012 - UFC 143 coverage is officially kicking into high gear. There's tons to check out including our UFC 143 open workout photo gallery, Ariel Helwani's interviews from the same event, Ben Fowlkes' interview with Roy Nelson, pre-fight presser video and the like. Now, start your day with these five can't-miss links:

Open workouts interview with Nick Diaz. Ariel Helwani talks to Stockton's own about the cameras of UFC Primetime, his dislike of editing, and a burgeoning rivalry with Georges St. Pierre.
UFC 143 preliminary card dissections. Dallas Winston visually breaks down Saturday night's entire six-bout undercard, including the Facebook preliminaries and FX-televised UFC Prelims special.
The UFC 143 cut list. Ben Fowlkes probes to see which fighters are safe, and which fighters desperately need a 'W' on Saturday night.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto slated for May 5. Boxing's biggest draw hits the ring on the same night of UFC on Fox 3.
UFC 143 media scrum interviews. Bloody Elbow's Matt Roth and the rest of the media talked to GSP and Nick Diaz. Check out his videos of these extended conversations
There's a lot more media (vids, tweets, etc) at the end of the article, which can be seen in its entirety here: http://www.mmafighting.com/ufc/2012/...ews/in/2530418

VCURamFan 02-03-2012 04:58 PM

Morning Report: Gladiator Era Gone, Chuck Liddell's Super Bowl Commercial and Chael Sonnen Tweets


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Feb 3, 2012 - We're just one day away from UFC 143: Condit vs. Diaz. Before we can enjoy the fights, let's make sure we're up to speed on that brawl and the rest of the sport of mixed martial martial arts. From Thursday's UFC 143 pre-fight press conference, to Chuck Liddell's newest Super Bowl commercial, catch up with everything you might have missed and everything you need to see on today's edition of the Morning Report.

5 MUST-READ STORIES TO START YOUR DAY:
UFC Gladiator has finally been defeated. After nearly a decade, the Gladiator has called it quits. Ariel Helwani brings you the details of the UFC's newest Hans Zimmer-esque introduction.
U.S. government shuts down streaming websites. For those planning to stream UFC 143 online illegally, the task just got a little tougher.
UFC 143: by the odds. Ben Fowlkes offers us Saturday night's betting lines and outlines his idea for the perfect parlay.
UFC 143 press conference photo gallery. Esther Lin was on-hand to document Thursday's pre-fight press conference, of course including plenty of shots of Roy Nelson's dwarf beard.
UFC 143 judo chop: the striking and grappling technique of Nick Diaz. Nate Wilcox comprehensively breaks down the skills that make Nick Diaz one of MMA's most feared combatants.
There's a lot more media (vids, tweets, etc) at the end of the article, which can be seen in its entirety here: http://www.mmafighting.com/ufc/2012/...onnen-mma-news

County Mike 02-03-2012 05:17 PM

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U.S. government shuts down streaming websites. For those planning to stream UFC 143 online illegally, the task just got a little tougher.
Bummer.

VCURamFan 02-03-2012 06:27 PM

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Originally Posted by County Mike (Post 184632)
Bummer.

Yeah

Neezar 02-04-2012 05:43 AM

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Originally Posted by County Mike (Post 184632)
Bummer.

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Originally Posted by VCURamFan (Post 184636)
Yeah

Exactly.

VCURamFan 02-04-2012 10:09 PM

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Originally Posted by County Mike (Post 184632)
Bummer.

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Originally Posted by VCURamFan (Post 184636)
Yeah

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Originally Posted by Neezar (Post 184682)
Exactly.

Right?

VCURamFan 02-06-2012 11:56 AM

Morning Report: Silva-Sonnen II Finally Set, The Condit-Diaz Debate Rages On

Feb 6th:eb 6th:
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Feb 6, 2012 - Well, that was an interesting weekend. While the rest of the sports world was whipped into a Super Bowl frenzy, the mixed martial arts community was still decidedly abuzz from UFC 143's polarizing main event. Plenty of fallout arrived amid Diaz vs. Condit, so catch up on everything you might have missed and everything you need to see on today's edition of the Morning Report.

5 MUST-READ STORIES TO START YOUR DAY:
Dana White believes Carlos Condit deserved to win. Ariel Helwani and the UFC President discuss whether the judges made the right call, before being interrupted by a shirtless Mike Goldberg.
Judges' scorecards from Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz. Take a look at how the three ringside judges -- including fan-favorite Cecil Peoples -- scored the action, round-by-round.
UFC 143 morning after: Condit has what it takes to beat St. Pierre. Michael David Smith weighs-in with his thoughts from Saturday night, from Condit vs. GSP, to Kim Winslow's perfect stoppage.
Video of the new UFC intro. Catch a replay of the new pay-per-view lead-in video that cost an "obscene amount of money," according to Dana White.
Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen agree to UFC title rematch. Lost amongst the judging hysteria was the fact that the one of the UFC's most anticipated rematches has officially been set.

JavierDLC 02-06-2012 04:33 PM

What's so hard about paying $5 to watch it at a local Sports Bar? :blink:

County Mike 02-06-2012 06:19 PM

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Originally Posted by JavierDLC (Post 184839)
What's so hard about paying $5 to watch it at a local Sports Bar? :blink:

Not everybody has a LOCAL sports bar that shows the fight. I'll typically buy the PPV or one of my friends will but every once in a while, it just doesn't work out.


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