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Thank You and Goodnight to MMA Valor

Thank You and Goodnight to MMA Valor

| April 9, 2014 | 9:20 am | 2 Replies

Well, if you couldn’t guess by the title, it’s time for me to close the book on this chapter of my life and leave my MMA Valor gloves in the center of the cage. It wasn’t an easy decision to make, in fact I’ve been struggling with it for a long time but it’s time for me to say “Thank you and Goodnight!”

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| March 18, 2014 | 11:44 am | Reply

With a myriad of events between Fight Night, Fight Pass and PPV, we have live UFC entertainment nearly every weekend. For sports fans, this is a great era to live in, where any night can be one of thrilling battles, vicious KOs and dazzling submissions.

The Business of MMA: Uniforms and Sponsorship Tax

The Business of MMA: Uniforms and Sponsorship Tax

| February 23, 2014 | 8:20 pm | Reply

Last summer I wrote a piece about the business of MMA, detailing all sides of the fight game as it pertains to the UFC and their fighters. As the topic continues to generate buzz, fighters continue to air their dirty laundry and key players in the UFC continue to curse their way into the hot seat.

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| April 4, 2014 | 8:44 pm | Reply

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| March 29, 2014 | 9:53 pm | Reply

A duel title bout made for an important night at WSOF 9 for the promotion. While the card suffered in terms of pacing on the prelims, the main card was fairly solid all around, showing the best of what WSOF offers.

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| March 29, 2014 | 4:47 pm | Reply

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| March 27, 2014 | 11:16 am | Reply

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| March 25, 2014 | 11:34 am | Reply

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Recapping UFC Fight Night 38

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| March 24, 2014 | 9:33 am | Reply

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