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Wanderlei Silva Nearly Quit TUF Brazil After Chael Sonnen Refused to Apologize

Posted by system system 25 days ago from Bleacher Report

Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show. The self-proclaimed “O...

'Apologize now!' UFC releases tense Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen video that nearly ended TUF: 'Brazil 3' early

Posted by system system 27 days ago from MMA Mania

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) "Brazil 3" is still in the midst of production, but the mixed martial arts (MMA) "reality" series that currently airs online via "Fight Pass" was nearly over befor...

After Nearly Passing on a Big Opportunity, Josh Rettinghouse Finds Himself in WSOF Title Fight

Posted by system system 29 days ago from MMA Weekly

Josh Rettinghouse missed out on being selected for The Ultimate Fighter, but after nearly turning down his initial WSOF opportunity, he now finds himself in a battle for the belt.

Rory MacDonald and a UFC 170 win that nearly wasn’t thanks to an avocado

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

LAS VEGAS – It takes quite a bit to keep Rory MacDonald down. Not long before Saturday’s card, MacDonald nearly was felled by … an avocado. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Rory MacDonal...

Video: Daniel Cormier on how a Popeyes chicken bender nearly derailed UFC 170

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

LAS VEGAS – Daniel Cormier thought he was officially off the UFC 170 card. And, as he said, when you’re “a boy from Louisiana” who’s feeling sad, there’s only o...

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Power Rankings, Feb. 10: Middleweight picture nearly clear

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman knows his next title defense will come in May against Brazilian slugger Vitor Belfort. But after “The Phenom” gets his chance, who’s...

How hungry is hungry enough? Donald Cerrone, who nearly retired, explains

Posted by system system 3 months ago from

Donald Cerrone had to go “flat broke” before he could rediscover his competitive fire. So how’s he supposed to keep striving for success when career-killing complacency mig...

Tatsuya Kawajiri nearly retired before getting call to fight in UFC

Posted by system system 3 months ago from

SINGAPORE – If it wasn’t for a call from the UFC, Tatsuya Kawajiri might have been done with MMA entirely. Instead, on Saturday he continued his strong run at featherweight – and is ta...

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Tatsuya Kawajiri Nearly Retired; Rejuvenated, He’s Taking Aim at UFC Champ Jose Aldo

Posted by system system 3 months ago from

Following a long and storied career, competing mainly in his home country of Japan, Tatsuya Kawajiri nearly called it quits in 2013, but now he's put a target on UFC champ Jose Aldo.

UFC Fight Night 30 results: Luke Barnatt nearly KOs, then submits Andrew Craig

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

MANCHESTER – "The Ultimate Fighter 17" cast member Luke Barnatt picked up the biggest win of his young career, submitting a durable Andrew Craig in a bout where "Bigslow" twice thought he'd ...

Watch the submission that nearly ended Rousey Rousey's undefeated run at UFC 157

Posted by system system 6 months ago from

It was the first – and to date, biggest – women's fight in UFC history. It also nearly ended Ronda Rousey's undefeated run.

Video: Watch the moment that nearly derailed UFC champ Jon Jones' title run

Posted by system system 6 months ago from

Before Jon Jones tore through Chael Sonnen, before he went to war with Alexander Gustafsson, he had a near-miss with Vitor Belfort. Relive his close call at UFC 152 inside.

Doctors Nearly Stopped Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Heading into Final Round

Posted by system system 7 months ago from

Doctors nearly stopped the UFC 165 main event between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson prior to the final round due to a cut over Jones' eye.

How a Firework Nearly Put David Rickels’ Bellator 97 Title Fight with Michael Chandler in Jeopardy

Posted by system system 8 months ago from

An Independence Day firework accident nearly put David Rickels' Bellator 97 lightweight title fight with Michael Chandler in jeopardy.

One year later, Lucas Pimenta receives nearly $15,000 from Texas commission

Posted by system system 9 months ago from

Bellator vet Lucas Pimenta finally has received his pay from an ill-fated event in Texas.

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