Punk Is Dead. Long Live MMA.

I don’t remember where I heard it or from whom. All I remember is agreeing with it. The referenced sentiment is that punk is dead and cannot be revived because, you see, what we called ‘Punk’ is now the norm.

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UFC 211 AfterMMAth (And the answer is…)

Preamble #1: Due to unfortunate, yet really fortunate circumstances (it’s complicated) I wasn’t able to watch UFC 211 in real-time. So I disconnected from all social media outlets until now.
Preamble #2: I didn’t have the time, nor the inclination to add the prediction for the fight that was scheduled in place of Cejudo/Pettis.
Let’s discuss my picks quickly and then see if we can talk about a thing or two in general. No promises.

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UFC 211 – Predictions

Are you counting the hours yet? Everything’s bigger in Texas, and this event is no exception. Two promising title fights, at the tail of a card that can only be described as AWESOME! What else can we ask for?
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UFC 210 AfterMMAth (New York, New York)

When UFC comes to NY state, you just know some shenanigans are afoot. Thanks again for spoiling a perfectly great co-main event…
Let’s discuss my picks quickly and then talk about a thing or two in general.

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UFC 210 – Predictions

Now MMA fans know how a drug addict must feel between hits… Damn it, Dana! How do you guys leave us for so long without an event?
Lucky for us, this should be an AWESOME card!

Well, as long as New York referees/Judges don’t spoil another one…
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UFC 209 AfterMMAth (Shut up and fight)

Oh boy. It’s been quite some time since UFC ran 2 consecutive PPVs that – how shall we put it – did not go over too well with pretty much anyone. UFC 208 and UFC 209 will not be featured in any MMA awards, but they did teach us a few things.
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UFC 209 – Predictions

Well… Fudge.
This PPV, heavily leaned on the main and Co-main events. Now, with Khabib Vs. Ferguson out, it’s up to the rest of the card to rise up to the occasion.
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