UFC 235 AfterMMAth (There Are Levels To This Game)

So the super card is behind us. Miraculously, everyone (significant) made weight, all showed up, and even Jones came up positive on only 2 out of 5 what-have-yas and it was of course a pulse, so don’t worry. It was going to be the best card of the year, and while it was good, I allow myself to speculate that we have not seen the best 2019 card yet. But, I’m a little ahead of myself here.
Alright, let’s jump right to my picks. Then, we’ll chat about this, that and the other.

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UFC 215 AfterMMAth (Canadian Shenanigans And Leg Kicks)

Oh Edmonton, you done F’d up a good night of MMA. I mean, didn’t we suffer enough? with the MayMac circus, followed by the Jones debacle?
I know, I can’t dump it on the city. But perhaps the commission should answer a few pointed freaking questions. Not the least of which is – What the hell happened to my prediction rate!?
Let’s discuss my picks quickly. Then, we’ll chat about this, that and the other.

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UFC 214 AfterMMAth (The Return Of The King)

Some cards look great on paper. Some of them disappoint come fight night. Some fizzle before our eyes, to become “average”. Others still, are made of the stuff of legend. Cards that – barring injury or other kind of craziness – you simply know, don’t have it in them to let you down.
Such a card took place in Anaheim, CA last night.
Let’s discuss my picks quickly. Then, we’ll chat about this, that and the other.

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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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Fanboy Slim: Carlos Condit (30-10-0)

fan·boy
ˈfanboi/
noun
  1. informalderogatory
a male fan, especially one who is obsessive about movies, comic books, or science fiction.
I will add to that definition – obsessive about a fighter.

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UFC 206 AfterMMAth (FOTY & KOTY?)

Hello there,
Once it was announced that the planned main event was cancelled, the interwebs exploded with disses to UFC206 “unimpressive” and “No draw” card. Were these expectations met? We’ll see about that soon enough.
First, Let’s see how my predictions went this past Saturday.

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UFC 201 AfterMMAth (Shots fired)

Welcome back folks,
Last night’s event turned out to be just as advertised. Well, except for the fact that pretty much every fan favorite lost… But we won’t let that get in the way of looking at my predictions, and discuss a few related issues will we?
Let’s dig in.

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