Carta abierta a Noel “Chita” Sanvicente

Querido Noel Sanvicente, DT de la Vinotinto, hombre que a nivel futbolístico desempeñó buen papel en la historia nacional y internacional de sus clubes antepasados, el Caracas FC y el Zamora FC, hombre en que hoy día todos nosotros, los hinchas de la selección, ponemos nuestras ilusiones y sueños sobre el. Nosotros queremos quemarnos las sejas laburando como hüevones para […]

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UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 — Shortcut predictions for the entire card

This Saturday, Old Man Hendo and TRTitor are going to do the punchy dance for the third and likely last time. It’s a fight that has little bearing on the division. There is close to zero chance of it being pretty. But, it at least adheres to the Scott Coker philosophy: vets with name value still put asses in seats.  Main event aside, the under card is rock-solid. The time […]

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The Greatest Title Fights in UFC History Part Four: Featherweight

In this ongoing series for TuffGnarl.com, I am isolating a single UFC title fight from the annals of history and identifying it as, by far, the finest of the pack—the single greatest division-specific championship bout in UFC history. As you may have guessed at this point, but for one backstep two weeks ago, we’re ascending the UFC’s current nine titled […]

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UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 — Preview/Predictions for the Entire Main Card

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | October 25, 2014 Pay-Per-View Main Card: 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET|PT Fox Sports 1 Prelims: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET|PT UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET|PT The Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this Saturday, October 25, for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2. […]

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UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 2)

Alright folks, it’s been exactly one week since I began opining on the state of the UFC and its title pictures. In the first installment, we examined the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s flyweight and bantamweight categories and, suffice it to say, things looked outright grim for each class’ respective next title hopefuls, with no challenger exceeding a 15-percent likelihood […]

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UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 1)

It’s amazing how much things have changed in less than a year. Chris Weidman is now the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion after beating Anderson “The Spider” Silva not once, but twice. Renan Barao shed the “interim” modifier and became the undisputed champion when yet another injury prevented Dominick Cruz from returning for their unification bout. Johny Hendricks became the new welterweight champion […]

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Ukraine 2 – USA 0, Observations on the Road to the World Cup

Exhibition and friendly matches serve different purposes for different people. For the fans, it’s usually an opportunity to see different player configurations and in the case of national selections, see their teams in action. Another reason, is that coaches use these encounters to better plan and refine their squads for the prime time. Wednesday, March 5th was such an occasion […]

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