Ricardo Mendoza's MMA Articles

January 2010 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Stefan Struve A towering fighter at 6 feet 11 inches, Stefan Struve has gone from being a hot European prospect one year ago to being one of the better up-andcoming heavyweights in the UFC. Fighting out of Holland, Struve made a name for himself at the early age of 17 when he began his career [...]

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December 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. MMAWeekly.com takes you deep inside the sport [...]

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November 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. MMAWeekly.com takes you deep inside the sport [...]

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October 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. MMAWeekly.com takes you deep inside the sport [...]

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September 2009 // Names in the Game
Shinji Sasaki

Possibly one of the most gifted ground fighters in all of Japan, Shinji Sasaki has slowly become one of the top Lightweights in Shooto in a day and age when most of its top f ghters jump ship to bigger organizations for more fame and glory. Sasaki was first noticed back in 2006 when he [...]

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September 2009 // Names in the Game
Lyle Beerbohm

Undefeated at 12-0, Lyle Beerbohm has quietly gained a large following in his native Northwest after going through a rough patch in his life. Known as “Fancy Pants” because of the colorful shorts that he wears during fights, Beerbohm is now picking off Lightweights in Strikeforce as he works his way up to a title [...]

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September 2009 // Names in the Game
Evan Dunham

Fighting out of Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, Evan Dunham has had a quick rise in the ranks of the UFC Lightweight division, all of this coming in a span of only a couple of weeks. Dunham had an impressive undefeated record before making his UFC debut on short notice as a last-minute injury replacement. [...]

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August 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Joe Warren Name: Joe Warren Professional Record: 2-0 Key Victories: Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto and Chase Beebe Joe Warren hasn’t cut any corners in his mixed martial arts career, making his mixed martial arts debut in the DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix. That’s a lot of pressure for a fighter to make his debut in front of [...]

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May 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Akiyo Nishiura Name: “Wicky” Akiyo Nishiura Professional Record: 9-3-1 Notable Wins: Hideki Kadowaki, Jong Man Kim and Fanjin Son Colorful and brash are some of the words that best describe “Wicky” Akiyo Nishiura, who fi rst caught the attention of mixed martial arts fans around the world after becoming the Shooto 2006 Rookie Lightweight Champion. [...]

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February 2009 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fi ghters on the verge of making it to the next level. MMAWeekly.com takes you deep inside the [...]

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December 2008 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. It garners more attention and new fans daily. The emergence of so many new athletes sometimes makes it hard for fans to notice some of the fi ghters on the verge of making it to the next level. MMAWeekly.com takes you deep inside the [...]

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October 2008 // MMA Life
New Blood

Josh Queen Name: Josh Queen Professional Record: 2 – 0 Class: Heavyweight Representing: The Lion’s Den Idaho Notable Wins: Jeremiah Constant and Josh Bennett One of the rarest of phenomena in mixed martial arts is a quality heavyweight prospect. However, one such fi ghter is starting to emerge from the Northwest fi ght scene. That [...]

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August 2008 // Names in the Game
New Blood

Joseph Benavidez Fighting out of Ultimate Fitness with World Extreme Cagefi ghting featherweight champion Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez is one the best bantamweights you may have never heard of. That all changes as he gets a shot at popular fi ghter Kid Yamamoto. It’s no small task for the New Mexico native, who started his [...]

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February 2008 // Names in the Game
New Blood

In the exploding world of MMA, it’s sometimes hard for fans to notice some of the amazing fighters on the verge of making it to the next level. We’ve enlisted the experts at MMAWeekly.com to take you deep inside the sport, and present you with some of the newest names to watch.   Name: Eduardo [...]

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