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Top 5 UFC attendances heading into UFC 129 Show Canadian Dominance

On Saturday at UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields the UFC will step into uncharted territory holding their first ever stadium event. The Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is the home field for the Toronto Blue Jays (MLB) and was formerly known as the sky dome when it originally opened. After a record first day of ticket sales prompted more to be made available the Stadium sold out with a whopping 55,000 tickets sold.  

Following UFC 124, Jim Miller Emerges in Title Picture

With an impressive victory over one of the hottest lightweight prospects in the UFC, Jim Miller is finally being talked about in the title contention. Even while racking up wins in the UFC, Miller was never been given the respect within the division he thought he reserved.

Mac Danzig Drops Joe Stevenson at UFC 124

In a battle of The Ultimate Fighter reality TV show alums, Season 6 winner Mac Danzig (20-8-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC) made quick work of Season 2 winner Joe “Daddy” Stevenson (31-12 MMA, 8-6 UFC) at UFC 124.  The bout was billed as a very evenly matched bout between two outstanding grapplers, however the fight never made it to the ground.

Did The Trash Talking lead to the Downfall of Sean McCorkle?

UFC 124 in Montreal last night delivered a stellar card including the grudge match between Sean McCorkle (9-1) and Stefan Struve (21-4). Fueled by trash talking from McCorkle, that hyped the fight and ultimately pushed it to the night’s co-main event.

Mark Bocek Calls out George Sotiropolus after his win at UFC 124

Following his impressive first round submission of BJJ specialist Dustin Hazelett at UFC 124, Mark Bocek broke his silence and called out George Sotiropoulos. Minutes after handing Hazelett his third lose in a row; Bocek interrupted Joe Rogan to tell everyone he has the best BJJ in the lightweight division and wants the Aussie in Toronto.

Thiago Alves Puts on a Clinic at UFC 124

American Top Team Welterweight Thiago “Pitbull” Alves returned to winning form by man-handling Boston Muay Thai specialist John “Doomsday” Howard during the first fight of the televised broadcast of UFC 124.  Alves entered the bout on a two fight losing streak, having dropped fights to Jon Fitch and Georges St. Pierre.  Contrary to his past few outings, Alves appeared well conditioned, with crisp striking and vicious kicks.