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Pat Miletich: Lawler would absolutely wreck St. Pierre

Former 170 pound world champion Pat Miletich is the father of the greatest UFC welterweight lineage of all time. The Iowan first captured UFC gold, and was then followed by his student Matt Hughes. Now, long-time Miletich protege Robbie Lawler is the UFC welterweight champion. "Ruthless" won the title by beating Johny Hendricks in a rematch, last December, but Miletich recently told...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Pat Miletich Being Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In the midst of a hectic weekend of UFC action, Pat Miletich became the latest inductee into the UFC’s Hall Of Fame. ‘The Croatian Sensation’ first made his mark in the UFC as a fighter, winning the UFC 16 middleweight tournament in his Octagon debut all the way back in 1998, then becoming the UFC’s first ever welterweight champion at the very next event. He would go on to...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Miletich to Become 10th Member of UFC Hall of Fame

Pat Miletich (pictured) will become the 10th person to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich enters the exclusive club on July 6 during International Fight Week in Las Vegas, which features UFC 175 and “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.” According to the UFC’s Fight Week schedule, Miletich’s ceremony will take place at 11:30AM PT. However, UFC officials have yet to...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lion Fight 15: Breaking Down Jason Andrada versus Mohammed Lemjerdine II

Lion Fight 15 was the Las Vegas based promotions first event outside of their home. The action in the ring was exciting and delivered what Muay Thai fans have come to expect from a Lion Fight card. However, some of the judging and refereeing was not up to that level. The Jason Andrada and Mohammed Lemjerdine fight was handled in the ring very well by referee Dan Miragliotta. The...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane ‘Shaolin’ Campbell special delivers a nasty liver kick at MFC 40

Jerrid Burke showed that he had a lot of heart and toughness by taking on striking specialist Shane Campbell on just two weeks notice. Pat Miletich called Campbell one of the best pure strikers in MMA today before the fight and he proved him right. It was a competitive first round with Burke getting an early takedown. He spent the next three minutes on top of Campbell who reversed...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

RFA 14 almost marred by the referee and ringside doctor’s horrible decisions in main event

It had been another great night of exciting fights for RFA at RFA 14.  Heading into the main event between Matt Manzanares and Junior Maranhao for the flyweight title the expectations were for that excitement to continue.  For the first four rounds it did in a competitive action filled fight.  Manzanares was winning the rounds but they were close. In between the fourth and fifth...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 171: Robbie Lawler preparing for opportunity of a lifetime

With UFC 171 and a new age in the welterweight division just a few short days from now, the evening’s main event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler has continued to be the primary focus for both the media and devoted fight fans alike. Set for Saturday night in Dallas, the two 170-pound contenders will meet to decide the division’s first champion of the post-GSP era. But...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lion Fight 13: An Annoying Victory for Kevin Ross Over Matt Embree

If there was any doubt about Kevin Ross’ feelings about his rematch win over Matt Embree after his post-fight interview with Pat Miletich, he clarified them on Facebook. “Color me annoyed when most the marks from the fight are on my back from being hugged against the ropes.” There is no secret to the kinds of fights that Ross wants to be in. He wants exciting can’t miss fights...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Muay Thai, Jazz, and a Glimpse Into Kevin Ross

One of my favorite Kevin Ross moments on AXS TV came during Lion Fight 9. It did not happen in the ring. it was in one of those backstage interviews before his fight, and he was going to answer a question or two from Pat Miletich. When they cut to them Miletich he said, “I’m here with Kevin Ross tonight he’s ah…” He then got that annoyed with yourself look on his face and...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

RFA 12 'Ortega vs. Koch' produces early fight of the year candidate

On Friday night RFA 12 went down at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California and the main card was televised on AXS TV. It featured two title fights in the co-main and main events and RFA’s first ever televised WMMA fight. It was a night of exciting finishes as the judges were only needed for two of the fights on the main card, which were two of the early contenders for...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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