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Site News: New content partner; new writers; and upcoming audio appearance

FiveOuncesOfPain.com is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the preferred content partners for Bubba the Love Sponge’s new MMA section on the show’s official website, BTLS.com.

“The Bubba the Love Sponge Show” was one of the top syndicated radio programs for years on terrestrial radio before joining forces with Howard Stern on Sirius Satellite Radio on Stern’s channels. The show is heard live every Monday through Thursday from 3-7 p.m. ET and on Friday mornings from 6-10 a.m. ET on channel 101.

Bubba and his show has been a huge public supporter of MMA and has featured guests such as Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz, Dana White, Dan Henderson, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Matt Serra. Matt Arroyo from the current season of The Ultimate Fighter is a guest every Thursday and recaps the previous night’s episode.

You can now access the relaunched MMA section on BTLS.com by clicking here or by clicking on the image for the new section on the right side of Bubba’s homepage.

In addition to thanking Bubba and his whole crew, 5 Oz. would like to extend a sincere public thank you to Jaeger, the webmaster for BTLS.com, for extending us an opportunity of being a part of the site.

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FiveOuncesOfPain.com is also pleased to announce the additions of Matt Kaplan and Gary Herman as contributors to the site.

Both Matt and Gary made their first submissions to the site last week but I wanted to make the official announcement so that everyone can welcome them aboard.

We’re excited to add Gary and Matt to a staff that includes myself, Matt Cava from Inside the Cage Radio and MMATakedown.net; Ben Fowlkes from CBSSports.com, The Fighting Life, and IFL.tv; and Adam Morgan from 411Mania.com and Sprawl-N-Brawl.com.

In addition to writing for 5 Oz., Gary is also a special contributor to CBSSports.com’s MMA section and is a contributing writer to the boxing and MMA site 15Rounds.com.

Matt, who is not related to me, is a long-time MMA fan who has written for MMA Analyst and currently also writes for Kodiak MMA.

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I will be a guest during tomorrow’s taping of Combat Hooligans Radio with host Casey Trowbridge. You can submit questions to the show at: audioshow@combat-hooligans.com