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UFC Fight Night 39 predictions

Posted by system system 6 days ago from MMA Fighting

UFC returns to the first time in four years with UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi or UFC Fight Night 39. The card features a series of mid-range UFC talent with two bouts at the top of the card he...

Fight Night 39: Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira Expecting a War with Roy Nelson

Posted by system system 6 days ago from Bleacher Report

Throughout the history of mixed martial arts, few heavyweights have accrued a more storied career than Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Over the course of his 15-year career, "Minotauro" has risen ...

Ric's Picks: UFC Fight Night 39

Posted by system system 7 days ago from MMA Fighting

Long time no see, folks. The previous edition of Ric's Picks dropped almost three weeks ago, but have no fear; I back. Trust me, I back. The final four events in this challenge take place ov...

John Howard: Better the Second Time Around

Posted by system system 9 days ago from UFC

It was one of the great stories of 2013 – John Howard not just returning to the UFC after more than two years, but winning two bouts against Uriah Hall and Siyar Bahadurzada...

UFC Fight Night 39: It's Do-or-Die Time for Minotauro Nogueira

Posted by system system 10 days ago from Bleacher Report

The sharks are a-circlin'. Not even the ones you see in the Octagon on a seemingly weekly basis. Actually, aside from one heavyweight, mullet-clad slugger, those sharks are the least of the ...

Time for MMA to Come Clean? Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira Undergo Random Drug Testing

Posted by system system 12 days ago from MMA Weekly

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his next challenger, Glover Teixeira, each recently underwent a random drug test by the Maryland State Athletic Commission (MSAC).

Ugly, profanity-laced Twitter war erupts between Josh Burkman, Vinny Magalhaes and WSOF boss Ali Abdel-Aziz

Posted by system system 13 days ago from MMA Mania

Because what better place to air your grievances than online? In the immortal words of Debbie Harry: Call me! Despite wrapping up its "Carl vs. Palhares" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last ...

Chael Sonnen on Wanderlei Silva: 'He's Going to Claim He's Hurt'

Posted by system system 14 days ago from Bleacher Report

Wanderlei Silva’s fishy behavior has Chael Sonnen thinking the former Pride light heavyweight champ has already made plans to pull out of their scheduled May 31 bout in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Pe...

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Amanda Lucas taking time off for pregnancy, not planning to retire from MMA

Posted by system system 17 days ago from MMA Fighting

It’s been a while since Amanda Lucas last competed in MMA, but she’s not planning to leave the sport. Amanda Lucas, daughter of Star Wars creator George Lucas, scored her fifth straight win ...

My Favourite Fight

Posted by system system 17 days ago from Bleacher Report

When discussing possibilities for my last Bleacher Report piece, the idea which I was most taken by was that of my favorite fight. It surprised me because I reference dozens of fights in eac...

The Beaten Path: 5 Bantamweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign

Posted by system system 17 days ago from Bleacher Report

We left off with the featherweights. It's time for the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series to continue—this time with the bantamweights. The bantamweight division is a weight class in nee...

Royler Gracie adamant he has nothing to prove in Eddie Bravo rematch at Metamoris 3

Posted by system system 21 days ago from MMA Fighting

Royler Gracie occupies a strange place. On the one hand, he's a multiple-time world jiu-jitsu champion both in and out of the gi. Many people believe when he lost to Eddie Bravo in 2003 at A...

Frank Mir not cut, but taking time off following loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 169

Posted by system system 21 days ago from MMA Mania

Mir has competed every year since his 2006 return and could probably use a break. Talk about a rough couple of years. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank M...

Frank Mir Taking Time off, Not Cut from UFC, According to Manager

Posted by system system 21 days ago from Bleacher Report

When Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem fought each other at UFC 169, fans might as well have dubbed it a "loser leaves town match." But it seems like the man who lost, Mir, isn't leaving the UF...

Chris Weidman Injury Update: Surgery on Both Knees Possible

Posted by system system 22 days ago from Bleacher Report

Chris Weidman had what some consider to be the best year in MMA history in 2013 by taking out one of the greatest fighters of all time, Anderson Silva, not once but twice. But it looks like ...

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