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UFC Live Barry vs. Kongo: High Five/Low Five


The UFC rolled into Pittsburgh and it was another night of UFC action and another tremendous card.  The talk of the MMA world focused on Nate Marquardt being released on the eve of the event, but thanks to the fighters laying it on the line, the talk after the event is how jaw-dropping the action inside the cage turned out to be.

Matt Mitrione Continues his Rise in the UFC


Some might be a tad bit crazy to stand in front of a fighter that is 6′-6″ and 261 pounds and swing leather. Then again, most people aren’t Matt Mitrione. The Ultimate Fighter Season 10 alum floored Christian Morecraft with a 1-2 combination and walked away as the ref jumped in, signaling the end of the fight at 4:28 of the 2nd round of their UFC Live fight.

Matt Mitrione Looks to Continue his Accent up the Heavyweight Ladder


When the Octagon door closes on Matt Mitrione at UFC Live on Versus this Sunday, the Springfield, Illinois native will face his first true test as a professional fighter in 7-1 prospect Christian Morecraft. Wins against fighters such as Tim Hague and Joey Beltran provide great tune ups in the UFC’s ever improving heavyweight division, but the former Boilermaker will need more than victories over mid-tier gatekeepers if he is to make his mark as a fighter worthy of main card status. In contrast to his first four conquests, a win over a solid prospect such as Morecraft could put Mitrione within legitimate striking distance of a title shot.

Dana White wants you to see this UFC Live: Marquardt vs Story Video

The UFC love themselves some social media and its never a surprise to see the UFC’s official twitter account tweeting out links. It is though a rare occasion to see the UFC president Dana White tweeting out a link to something other than a twitpic, but that just what he did today. 

UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story Main Card Breakdown


This Sunday, June 26th, UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story comes to you live from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With injuries causing a shuffle in a few of the fights, the final fight card is set and ready to go down. The entire preliminary card will be broadcast on Facebook and immediately following, the Main Card will be broadcast on Versus.

The Betting Corner – UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story


Another card in our marathon of MMA events, UFC Live: Marquardt vs. Story comes to Philly, and brings a few fights ripe for your wagering pleasure.  Below is the comparison betting odds for this fight, as well as some helpful props that you can use as you see fit.