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MMA Promotion Searches For New Fans. With Dirt Bike Backflips.
Local mixed martial arts promotions are popping up everywhere as the sport grows in popularity. With that edict, these small time campaigns need fresh ideas on the table to bring new fans in and attract a loyal audience. This is where "Backflips and Beatdowns" takes the cake.
UFC Works Further Into the Mainstream with…Budweiser Ad?
We talk a lot here about how mixed martial arts and the UFC have slowly worked its way into the American mainstream and public acceptance over the course of the past few years. Network television deals have been coupled with more state legislatures agreeing to allow the sport to take place in its ar…
The Best Walkouts by Any MMA Fighter…EVER!
With what some may call overexposure of MMA in recent memory with FOX, FX, Fuel TV and Spike all in on the trend, some of the fighters have to go that extra mile to set themselves apart from the pack to become a star. What better time to do that than the long walk from backstage at the event to the …
Buy Your Own Authentic MMA Championship Belt!
Whether it is wrestling, boxing or mixed martial arts, the championship belts are always a spectacle. Sometimes they are hideous, sometimes they are pretty darn cool to look at. Well, if you have ever wanted the chance to own your very own authentic belt and not want to have to go through the work o…
53-year-old (Yes, You Read That Right) Demolishes 21-year-old fighter
You can turn around just about anywhere and see a local mixed martial arts promotion trying to stage events in seemingly every nook and cranny in the country nowadays. The UFC has brought the sport into the mainstream and these organizations are trying to capitalize on its growing popularity. With t…
Oddest Display To Win Judge’s Scorecards…Ever?
Sometimes in mixed martial arts, you see a lot of weird stuff after the final bell rings. Sometimes there will be extra trash talk, a few extra punches or both fighters claiming victory. It usually involves an extra show of display exuding confidence, sometimes arrogance, but always proclaiming vict…
Kindest Knockout in MMA History
Mixed martial arts is known for its brutal knockouts and vicious finishes. Most of the time, they end with one fighter punching or kicking or choking his opponent until the referee has to physically remove him from his unconscious opponent. Except for one fighter.
8 Reasons Every Guy Should Love MMA
There is no questioning what makes people love watching mixed martial arts. Athleticism, fist fighting, ring girls and the idea of two men entering and one leaving the victor are all reasons to tune in. Oh, and ring girls. Like all sports, though, it is the little things that keep people coming back…
Ranking The Next Three Months In UFC Pay-Per-View Events
With a deal inked last year, the UFC and the FOX network have been saturating the market with mixed martial arts events. Not all of them are worth your time. One thing holds certain though, and it is that UFC matchmaker Joe Silva typically always delivers the goods when it comes to their pay per vie…
UFC’s best moments: Part II
For many years, mixed martial arts was banned in most states and looked down upon in states it was allowed. That took a quick turn when Dana White re-organized the entire sport and banning such barbaric maneuvers as groin kicks, biting, etc. Still, such a sport had a difficult time grabbing a share …
UFC mega fights lined up for 2012
This layoff from the usually consistent barrage of pay-per-view UFC events has us here at WGRD looking to the future for what is to come in 2012. As it turns out, the wait for the next month may just be worth it for the year that is in store.
UFC 144 in review
There is just something about the image of two grown men beating the living hell out of each other that is exciting to watch.
We may all need some help with the withdrawal symptoms after the last UFC pay-per-view event for nearly two months this last weekend. WGRD will be keeping you up to date with …

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