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UFC fighters reveal what makes them so tough
Inside the octagon, Dos Santos’ gloved fists tore into Shane Carwin’s face opening up raw, gaping wounds beneath his eyes, across his cheekbones---everywhere they made contact. As he turned to face...
Jun 15th, 2011
VSB chair Patti Bacchus goes to the mat for Vancouver's schools
While trained fighters bloodied each other in General Motors Place in cages yesterday, a genuinely important battle played out elsewhere between the province and the city.
Linda Solomon Wood
Jun 13th, 2010
Vancouver's first UFC bout will take place this June. It's time to reconsider the usual controversy that surrounds this sport.
Mar 4th, 2010