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Chuck Mindenhall

Senior Writer

Chuck Mindenhall is a senior writer at MMA Fighting. He has been covering MMA since 2007, and worked as an MMA columnist for ESPN.com, where he also appeared regularly on "MMA Live." His work has also appeared frequently in FIGHT! and ESPN the Magazine.

MOST RECENT POSTS

The MMA gods hath stricken magnitude from UFC 178

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Admit it: UFC 178 was too good to be true. When Jon Jones got injured in training, thus forcing his fight with Daniel Cormier to be postponed, the first cynical thought in the back of the...

Mark Bocek discusses 'rampant' PED problem in MMA

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Mark Bocek had a pretty good career in the UFC, going 8-5 in the lightweight division. So why did he abruptly retire? He stopped by the MMA Hour this week to discuss 'rampant' PED use, the wilting...

At Metamoris 4, hip became the new taboo

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With no media credentialed and plenty of forbidden elements in play, Metamoris 4 became its own kind of hip taboo event.

Jones, Cormier and the MGM's Monday matinee melee

Monday's UFC 178 press conference ended up in a brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and of all the words to describe it, "unfortunate" wasn't the first that came to mind.

Gustafsson: To fight Jones, ‘I need to be 100%'

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Alexander Gustafsson appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour to talk about the knee injury that kept him out of the fight, and his desire to affix the Roman Numeral "II" to his rivalry with...

Keith Berish had an inauspicious Octagon debut

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After a series of misfortunes that continue to play out nearly a month later, Keith Berish is moving on from his forgettable UFC debut against Robert Drysdale.

Boom Days: The rise and fall of Affliction

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Five years ago, Affliction MMA came to an abrupt end. Yet, the year it was running was crazy...there was Fedor, Megadeth, Josh Barnett, Oscar de la Hoya, Donald Trump, Katella Street, loud T-shirts...

Did you say Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva? Hell yes

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The idea of Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva coming together on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas is... well, it's the type of thing that makes you lose your marbles.

Hendricks welcomes rematches with Lawler, GSP

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Now that UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks knows he'll be facing Robbie Lawler next, Hendricks is "warming up" to the idea of the rematch. He appeared on Monday's MMA Hour and talked...

Brown and Lawler made most of the 'Big FOX' stage

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The welterweight title eliminator between Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler always looked good on paper, but it played out even better on the Big Stage.

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