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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Robbie Lawler became the UFC welterweight champion 12 years after his promotional debut, and a fellow American Top Team fighter sees him as an example that everything is possible when you work hard. Gleison Tibau, who made his Octagon debut in 2006, makes his 24th appearance under the UFC banner against Norman Parke at Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, and looks for his third win in a row to get one step closer to the top of the division. "Despite the fact that I took this fight on sh read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Reigning World Series of Fighting (WSOF) world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) will put his coveted mixed martial arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) in the main event of a stacked, four-fight, live NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) telecast from Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on Feb. 12, 2015.Priced from $50, tickets for WSOF 18: Moraes vs. Hill go on sale at 12 p.m. ET on Tues., Jan. 13, 2 read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC has booked another slew of fights over the last week. Here is a quick rundown of what they put together. Since the UFC has decided to produce 50+ events in 2015, there is a remarkable amount of fighter signings and new match-ups being set up throughout any given week. Many of these new signings are for match-ups that take place on the undercard, or on the Fight Pass portion of a PPV, so we are going to continue with a new weekly (or bi-weekly if needed) series of articles where we take a read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Reigning World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will put his coveted title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill on Feb. 12. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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WSOF bantamweight champion Marlos Moraes looks to defend his belt for the first time when he meets undefeated contender Josh Hill at WSOF 18.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 12 fighters following this past weekend’s UFC 182 event, and four could face lengthy suspensions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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We're not even 12 hours into the new year and the injury bug has already struck down a scheduled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event. Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has reportedly suffered a groin injury, and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled main event against Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 60. MMAjunkie first reported the injury earlier today and UFC officials are actively seeking a new opponent for the February 14, 2015 fight card inside the read news >>

  • a month ago
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December 12 was going to be just another day for Randa Markos. She was competing for the UFC for the first time, but after five previous fights on the local circuit in Canada and three more on season 20 read news >>

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M-1 Global has tentatively revealed 12 event dates for 2015, four less than the Russian-based promotion held in 2014. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the full results for Wednesday’s M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event. Following an entertaining evening of fights in St. Petersburg, the M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event culminated with Germany's Stephan Puetz retaining his light-heavyweight title with a TKO victory over Valery Myasnikov. Also featured on the card was a co-main event battle for the vacant lightweight title, which saw undefeated Maxim Divnich dispatch Djhambulat Kurbanov to win the vacant lightweight title. Forme read news >>

  • a month ago
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Last night (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014), Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira came to blows at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale inside "The Pearl" in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a back-and-forth battle, Oliveira earned a unanimous decision. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight veterans Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira battled last night (Dec. 12, 2014) at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale inside "The Pearl" in Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. After the fi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Last night (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014), Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza collided in pursuit of the promotion's first-ever Strawweight title at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale inside "The Pearl" in Las Vegas, Nevada. In an excellent display of grappling, Esparza finished her foe via rear-naked choke. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Strawweight stars Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas fought for the inaugural 115-pound strap last night (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014) at The Ultimate F read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held weighs ins for UFC on Fox 13 earlier today (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014), and saw all of the 26 fighters scheduled to compete on the card make weight, which means the 13-bout line-up that goes down tomorrow night in Phoenix, Arizona is now official. Conclusion of the weigh-ins means tomorrow night's fights, headlined by a heavyweight showdown pitting Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic, are one-step closer to becoming a reality. All that remains are the winners a read news >>

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