The Legend Falls (UFC 162 Review)

Everything comes to an end but Anderson Silva’s reign as UFC Middleweight Champion seemed to only be coming to an end on his terms. Silva had not lost in his entire time in the UFC which included a record 10 Middleweight title defences. Silva had a 16-0 record in the UFC and would quickly become the best fighter to ever step into the octagon.

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It has become an old story in the past few years when Anderson Silva signs up to fight another opponent. The greatest fighter to ever step into the octagon is constantly doubted with almost every challenger that steps in to the octagon with him. With every challenger come the questions over whether or not this is the time Anderson Silva will fall.

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The UFC has been a promotion that prides itself on creating great matchups and more often than not they do exactly that. The matchmaker Joe Silva has regularly been a big reason to why the UFC has been so popular. Silva creates dream matchups that are the lifeblood of the UFC and of MMA in general. There are the home run matchups like the Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz fights but this is not what has made Silva so good.

An Empty Division Once Again (UFC 148 Review)

The UFC has had a tradition of long reigning champions with Tito Ortiz, Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell, Georges St. Pierre, and Anderson Silva. Throughout the years that these men stood atop their divisions they have been able to empty out the division.

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Yet another rivalry is finally solved in the UFC as one of the most intense rivalries comes back for UFC 148. The UFC has put together some big rivalries in the past few events but it will all come to a head this Saturday when Anderson Silva takes on Chael Sonnen.

Decisions, Decisions; Until the Main Event

UFC 136 had a thrilling card with a full card of good fights and many of them saw the full three, or five, rounds. On the entire card the fans saw three finished fights while the rest finished in a decision. Usually this can be boring but not in Houston as every fight was good and meant something to every fighter involved. Of course the biggest fights were at the end of the night when two belts were up for the taking. The Featherweight Title and the Lightweight Title were both up for grabs as the UFC saw two very quick and tough fights.

No BJJ Needed in Rio

The UFC made a long awaited return to the home of Mixed Martial Arts on Saturday for UFC 134. Brazil had been waiting for the top MMA promotion to return for over a decade and UFC finally decided to make their wish come true. Ever since Brazilian Royce Gracie brought Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) to MMA nothing has been the same. Now BJJ has become a must for fighters who wish to be successful in the UFC and the Gracies are still a major part of this training. With this popularity one would have assumed that BJJ would be on display at UFC 134 with at least one Brazilian in every fight.

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The UFC has spent the better part of the last two years increasing the future of the sport around the world. They have travelled to the Middle East, Europe, Canada, and almost everywhere in the USA. Now it is time for the king of Mixed Martial Arts to go back to their roots as the UFC prepares for their first event in Brazil in over a decade. The sport of MMA had been around for a very long time but it wasn’t until Royce Gracie entered the octagon and dominated using the previously unknown discipline of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This changed MMA forever and began the seedling of what the UFC would build on. Now with the UFC being the fastest growing sport in the world they will go back to Brazil with a card full of the best fighters in the world that also happen to be Brazilian

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