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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

WSOF's Ali Abdel-Aziz defends Palharess latest sub

As far as WSOF's matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz is concerned, Rousimar Palhares' inverted heel hook finish of Steve Carl on Saturday night was totally fine. He appeared on The MMA Hour to talk about his new welterweight champion.

Eddie Bravo opens up about Royce Gracie encounter

After a memorable rematch with Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3, Eddie Bravo and Royce Gracie got into a backstage spat. Bravo appeared on Monday's MMA Hour to explain what went on.

Scott Smith still battling demons

Scott Smith authored some of the greatest comebacks in the mixed martial arts history. But the demon he's been facing for the last decade is alcohol, and right now he's on the ropes.

Shane Kruchten knows his battlegrounds

Shane Kruchten had to overcome a lot to arrive at his fight with Mike Corey at WSOF 9 -- things like war, post traumatic stress disorder, addiction and a near fatal (and deliberate) brush up with dying.

Phil Davis likens Jon Jones to a shortbead cookie

"Mr Wonderful" Phil Davis remains one of the UFC's most intriguing contenders coming up the 205-pound ranks. With a fight coming up in April against Anthony Johnson, Davis appeared on the MMA Hour and talked "Rumble," PEDs and Jon Jones.

Hendo bucks critics (and defies everything else)

In a classic example of the cards being stacked against a man, Dan Henderson prevailed in his rematch with Mauricio Rua. And you know what? Most things about Dan Henderson are classic.

Dan Henderson takes home extra $100,000 in bonuses

Don't tell 43-year old Dan Henderson that the clock is ticking, not while he's still raking in cash. Henderson not only defeated Mauricio Rua in the anticipated rematch with a ridiculous third-round knockout, but he took home $100,000 in bonuses.

UFC Fight Night 38 live blog: Rua vs. Henderson 2

Keep up with the Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson 2 fight live at UFC Fight Night 38 on Sunday night.

UFC Fight Night 38 blog: Ferreria vs. Dollaway

Keep up with the Cezar Ferreira vs. C.B. Dollaway fight live at UFC Fight Night 38 on Sunday night.

UFC Fight Night 38 live blog: Santos vs. Parke

Keep up with the Leonardo Santos vs. Norman Parke fight live at UFC Fight Night 38 on Sunday night.

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