Lazy Sunday Link Dump: He Will Fight Again edition

Here we go, link dump for Sunday, April 3, 2011: UFC fighter Thiago Silva admitted this week to cheating, following his failed urine test for a January bout against Brandon Vera. Jonathan Snowden looks at the most popular methods of cheating in MMA. [Bloody Elbow] Noticing all the MMA love in the pages of Men’s Health lately? Editor in chief …

How to be a martial artist: 3 things we learned from GSP this year

“Do you want to be a fighter?” That’s the line UFC bossman Dana White delivered in his now infamous speech way back in The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season one. It was an enlightening moment. One, because it set the tough-as-nails tone TUF would use as its brand for the next five years and beyond, and two, because even though White was …

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale: results and observations

Cody McKenzie def. Aaron Wilkinson via submission (guillotine), round one Leonard Garcia def. Nam Phan via highway robbery split decision Rick Story def. Johny Hendricks via unanimous decision Demian Maia def. Kendall Grove via unanimous decision Stephan Bonnar def. Igor Pokrajac via unanimous decision Jonathan Brookins def. Michael Johnson via unanimous decision, wins The Ultimate Fighter season 12 Notes: The story …