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Nicknames: the good, the bad and the ugly

It’s important that a fighter have the right nickname: a bad one can stick with him forever.

MMA Fact vs. Fiction

Not everyone likes the UFC, nor should they. But it’s important to get the facts straight, so you can love it or hate it for what it actually is.

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Recap: Bonuses

The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale took place Saturday, December 3, in Las Vegas. Compared with the huge PPV events, these fights on free TV sound like they’re taking place in a pool hall or ballroom...

MMA 101

Vancouver's first UFC bout will take place this June. It's time to reconsider the usual controversy that surrounds this sport.