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The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for April 17, 2014
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, April 17, 2014.
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Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen fight postponed after injury during...
Chael Sonnen recently challenged Rich Franklin to a mixed martial arts fight after claiming that Wanderlei Silva -- Sonnen's opponent for UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 -- asked Ultimate Fighting Championship officials to postpone their fight.
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Fortunes changed for five at TUF Nations Finale
Michael Bisping had long talked about not wanting to end his career as the guy with the most wins in UFC history to never get a title shot.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Chael Sonnen Calls out 'Math Teacher' Rich Franklin
No, no, no... The math teacher doesn't walk away. I put him away. You got one good one left.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Chael Sonnen calls out Rich Franklin after 'CAN-derlei' Silva asked to postpone UFC 175 grudge match
At this point, it's anybody's guess as to whether or not the much-anticipated fight between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will actually take place.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Rich Franklin: 'I wholeheartedly believe that I can beat Anderson Silva'
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion and part-time light heavyweight, Rich Franklin, has not yet closed the book on his professional mixed martial arts career, despite his pre-occupation with a bustling juice business .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Failure to capitalize; a lack of potential challengers in a thin division
Picking a weight division as a fighter shouldn't be just about comfort, but about opportunity as well and fighters seem to be missing a major one.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Irshaad Sayed in Hunt for Second Major MMA Title Starting with EFC 28
Irshaad Sayed won the inaugural RUFF title last year. The organization is sanctioned by the Chinese government, giving its beltholders the right to call themselves national champions.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Binns Mgmt client Boostayre Nefarios fighting 3/29 at World Series of Fighting 9
Jimmy Binns Jr. and UFC vet Marvin Eastman with Binns Mgmt clients David Jordan and Boostayre Nefarios Jimmy Binns Jr. and UFC vet Marvin Eastman with Binns Mgmt clients David Jordan and Boostayre Nefarios Binns Management is one of the top MMA Management companies on the East Coast.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
UFC Superstar Anderson Silva Rules Out Octagon Return In 2014
Long-time former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has made remarkable progress in his recovery from a broken leg, but any suggestions of a possible return this year appear to have been overly optimistic.