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Adam Antolin: A Missing Flyweight From the UFC’s Roster — NorCal MMA

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Unlike sports where participants have to dress up like a group of friends in matching Halloween costumes, mixed martial arts strips competitors down to the bare bones. As primal as MMA may be, the clarity of pecking order—true discovery of a place amongst the pack—becomes a troublesome terrain to traverse. A saturated and fragmented market […]

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Max Griffin: Standing His Ground at #UFCSaoPaulo’s Weigh-Ins — NorCal MMA

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With the early morning weigh-ins in the record book, Max ‘Pain’ Griffin (13-3), after fully rehydrating, showed he’s hungrier than ever at UFC Fight Night 119’s ceremonial trip to the scale, locking eyes for the last time with his opponent, Elizeu ‘Capoeira’ Zaleski dos Santos (17-5), before being locked in the Octagon twenty-four hours later. […]

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Max Griffin: Excited to Cross Enemy Lines at UFC Fight Night 119 — NorCal MMA

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Max ‘Pain’ Griffin (13-3) anticipates hate and ill-will to rain down from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium’s rafters at UFC Fight Night 119, and he couldn’t be happier. Nearly a year has past since Griffin was pricked with a sensation he’d never encountered as a professional prizefighter: the role of outsider. Prior to Griffin’s departure for Sao […]

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Hector Sandoval: Targeting the Top 15 at UFC Fight Night 114 — NorCal MMA

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On August 5, 2017, Hector ‘Kid Alex’ Sandoval (14-3) will cross the southern border of ‘The Golden State’ and erode the wall between his current lot on the UFC’s flyweight roster and the promotion’s top fifteen. Since entering professional prizefighting in 2008, Sandoval’s head has never left the clouds about wrapping UFC gold around his […]

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Brooke Mayo: Combat Jiu-Jitsu’s Newest Bully — NorCal MMA

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On July 30, 2017, EBI (Eddie Bravo Invitational) 12 will slap the combat sports community with an all-female cast of submission-only Jiu-Jitsu specialists. Throughout the broadcast, on UFC Fight Pass, sixteen women will work their way through a gauntlet of world-class, no-Gi talent, and four will clash in a tournament of Combat Jiu-Jitsu, a form […]

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Joseph Morales: Ready to Give the UFC What They’re Lookin’ For — NorCal MMA

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The UFC’s President, Dana White, has been on a hunt for fighters to fill his roster, and, according to White, the promotion’s flyweight division is light on contenders. When the UFC resurrects the Octagon atop Mexico City, Mexico’s mountain for UFC Fight Night 114, Joseph ‘Bopo’ Morales (8-0) plans to showcase: he’s the silver-lining in […]

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Andre Fili Welcomes Calvin Kattar to the UFC at UFC 214 — NorCal MMA

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Garnering a checkered record since entering the UFC in 2013, Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili (16-4) studies every fiber of the Octagon’s canvased game board leading into UFC 214 before playing human chess against Calvin ‘The Boston Finisher’ Kattar (16-2). Originally, Fili was slated to meet the UFC’s latest featherweight sensation, ‘The Korean Superboy’ DooHo Choi. Unfortunately, […]

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