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…on Strikeforce signing Jacare

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Jacare is a good fighter but is he the right fighter for Strikeforce

Strikeforce have managed to get Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza to put pen to paper.  It’s heartening to see them do so.  He’s a good fighter, still evolving and could well be an asset to the organisation.  However, I can’t help but think they could have done better by hiring a decent heavyweight or lightweight.  They seem to sign fighters in a haphazard way, rather than concentrating on where they actually need to strengthen.  They sign good fighters, rather than the right fighters for their organisation. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 7, 2009 at 10:54 am

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..on the live UFC experience and other miscellaneous stuff

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Marcus Davis' entrance and subsequent win went over massive live but didn't translate to TV

With UFC 72 already reviewed, I talk about UFC 72 as a live experience and the forthcoming weekend of fighting, which includes two pay-per-views, one reality show finale and a boxing superfight without the lustre. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 20, 2007 at 3:19 pm

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…on Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Baroni

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June 14, 2007 at 2:23 pm

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…on Baroni, Shamrock, the British press and up-and-coming British fighters

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Phil Baroni

I've never pulled for anybody in my life like I am pulling for Baroni

So, this week, I take a sawn-off shotgun and aim it at Frank Shamrock and the British press. On a positive note, there’s love for Phil Baroni and the little guys of the United Kingdom that could make a big splash very soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 1, 2007 at 12:18 pm

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