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  • Raging Bull Analysis

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    Raging Bull, released in 1980, is a sports drama portrayed in black and white that tells the story of Jake LaMotta and the fluctuation of his boxing career and the personal relationships in his life. This movie is referred to as one of the greatest films ever made. It is extremely significant in film-making because it was nominated for several Oscars, and solidified Martin Scorsese as an amazing director. The movie was directed beautifully and uses many innovative techniques that were not used in

  • Uf Middleweight Champion Case Study

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    UFC Middleweight Champion George "Rush" St-Pierre stated that he will take a break before sitting down with the UFC to talk about his future. Being the newly crowned UFC Middleweight champion, GSP is set to battle interim middleweight titleholder Robert Whittaker for the Undisputed UFC Middleweight Championship in the future. St-Pierre mentioned that many things can happen in the sport of MMA, and added that it is the task of his agency and the UFC to talk about his future. The middleweight champion

  • Current Issues In Ufk History

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    For the first time in history, the UFC will hold an event in mainland China, as the company heads to Shanghai to host UFC Fight Night. The main event will feature a middleweight fight between former champion and No. 2 ranked Michael Bisping, and No. 9 Kelvin Gastelum. A middleweight bout between Gastelum and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was expected to serve as the main event on Saturday. The two fighters were previously scheduled to meet in June at UFC 212, but Gastelum was pulled

  • Fight Night 24 Thesis Statement

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    will feature a top talent looking to make a statement, and the return of a former champion. Derek Brunson, the No. 7 ranked middleweight in the world, will take on Brazilian legend Lyoto Machida in a fight that means something vastly different to both fighters. For Brunson, Saturday’s clash is a chance to defeat a legend and prove that he belongs in the top 5 of the middleweight rankings. He’s coming off a first-round TKO and dismantling of Daniel Kelly in June. Prior to defeating Kelly, Brunson was

  • Luke Rockhold Case Study

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    Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold returns to the Octagon this Saturday at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh to face another former champion, who’s trying to work his way up the middleweight rankings in David Branch. Rockhold, also a former Strikeforce middleweight champion, hasn’t fought since losing the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 to Michael Bisping. That was more than a year ago, but it seems more like five. So much has happened in the division since Bisping’s shocking knockout

  • The First Iron Heads

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    The Sportster© style motorcycle was born out of an ambition to put power and precision in a mid-sized bike. Over the decades, motorcycle designers and engineers have strived to masterfully blend a middleweight frame with an innovative power source. Here’s a walk through the evolution of the mid-sized street style motorcycle. The First Iron Heads No other motorcycle has more history than the Sportster does. Although the first official mid-sized bike didn’t roll off the assembly line until late 1957

  • Kris Gastelum Case Study

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    Long Island, New York on Saturday for a card headlined by a fighter who is ready risk it all for a win in his native state — a win that he has chased for quite some time. That fighter, No. 5 ranked middleweight and former title-holder Chris Weidman, will face rising star and No. 8 ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of the evening. Weidman has lost three straight fights, including a title defense against Luke Rockhold and loses to Yoel Romero and most recently Gegard Mousasi in

  • His Opponent Grover Young Case Analysis

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    Lenroy “TNT” Thomas now (19-4) makes a statement on front of his hometown crowd at the Bayfront Hilton in beautiful St Petersburg Florida. You would think that after a 16 month layoff we would see some ring rust, but that was not evident as Thomas has been traveling the world sparring some the best in the heavyweight division, with names such as Alexander Povetkin and Luis “King Kong” Ortiz to name a few. His Opponent Grover Young (12-21), the only man alive to score a drawl with Sergey Kovalev

  • Julio Cesar Chavez Book Report

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    Former WBC middleweight boxing champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. is looking to reunite with trainer Freddie Roach in preparation for his planned comeback next year. In 2014, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. dropped Freddie Roach as his trainer in favor of Joe Goossen after he left Top Rank Promotions and signed with Al Haymon as his manager. However, the Mexican boxer wants to come back to Roach because he thinks the latter is the perfect person to train him for his next fight, according to Latin Post. Under

  • George Rush St-Pierre's Case

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    Not even financial woes concerning UFC 217’s ticket sales could divert George “Rush” St-Pierre’s (GSP) attention to his goal of defeating Michael “The Count” Bisping and having the UFC middleweight championship belt wrapped around his waist on November 4 at Madison Square Garden. MMA Junkie relayed GSP’s statement that he would rather win his fight and make zero dollars than the other way around by losing his fight and earning his profit. According to UFC commentator Joe Rogan, the pay-per-view’s