The trilogy in combat sports has been around almost as long as the sport has. From Shamrock/Funaki to Fisher/Stout, and the Liddell/Couture, and Tito/Forrest fights in between. Re-matches and trilogies can be a huge selling point, and a definitive answer to the question of fighter superiority. Read more.
For those of you who missed it, Jon Jones suffered a disgusting toe injury during his dominant UFC Light Heavyweight Title defense over Chael Sonnen. At some point in the bout, Jones managed an apparent compound fracture to the big toe on his left foot. After stopping Chael Sonnen, Jones also performed cartwheels in celebration.
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In 2015, track down this column. Bookmark it, save it, print it out, whatever you need to do. You’ll be flabbergasted at how stacked this card was in retrospect.
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The Lightweight division took precedence at UFC 150, headlined by a rematch between champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson and former champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar. For Edgar, this is the third consecutive matchup that led to a re-match, and like several of those fights, it was a razor thin decision…
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