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  • 7 days ago
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How did you get into MMA?I got into MMA back in 2009 when the fights came to my hometown, I saw one girl fight on the card and was like hell I could do that! I asked the promoter if i could be on the next card, he just looked at me, little taken back at my size but I said I would fight anyone! He put me on the next card against a girl who was 5'9 141 lbs, and I won! Been fighting ever since! What is the most challenging part of being in mixed martial arts? I think the mental game of being an M read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Zuffa has hired Betzy Montero and Jamillette Gaxiola, Miss Cuba 2009, to be their cageside gals for Latin American events starting with the Ultimate Fighter Latin America and UFC 180. We knew this was coming, but the reality is even better than the anticipation, or is it? Insert jokes about spices, etc here. The UFC has announced the names of their inevitable regional Octagon girls for Latin America: Betzy Montero and Jamillette Gaxiola. Hope their up to the responsibility. The Costa Rican Monte read news >>

  • a month ago
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2009 ADCC bronze medalist and Felipe Costa jiu-jitsu black belt Ryan Hall has signed a multi-fight deal with Titan FC. Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani Tuesday evening. Hall, 29, is the owner of a number of grappling awards, most notably a 2009 run at ADCC which netted him the bronze medal (a full rundown of his jiu-jitsu resume is available here). He is known for his triangle, heel hook and 50/50 guard, which he detailed for MMA Fighting in a previou read news >>

  • a month ago
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Looking back now, Thomas Egan never had a chance. At UFC 93 in January of 2009, the 20-year-old was the local representative on the promotion’s first visit to his Dublin hometown... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If Demian Maia’s “O” had to go, as the horrible fighting cliche goes, Nate Marquardt was going to make sure it went emphatically. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Matt Brown proudly remembers March 7, 2009 as the greatest moment of his fighting career. He hopes to top that feeling on Saturday night, but the reward doesn’t come without substantial risk.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC's first PPV in Los Angeles since 2009 features a featherweight title rematch in the main event. It was all but assured that Chad Mendes would get his rematch with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo the moment Cub Swanson was booked for a fight with Jeremy Stephens in June. They were the only two fighters in the running for a title shot, and tonight the UFC finalized Aldo vs. Mendes II for the Staples Center in Los Angeles: #UFC176: @josealdojunior vs @chadmendes set for August 2nd at @ read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC is back in Ireland for the first time since 2009... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After back-to-back losses in 2009, Clay Guida was in the midst of a big-time bounce-back with back-to-back submission wins. Watch him get his third straight tapout against Takanori Gomi inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Clay Guida, Takanori Gomi, UFC 125, UFC (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Will Chope and ex-wife Ashley discuss the 2009 domestic violence incident that led to his eventual UFC release, urging the UFC to reconsider. Following his release from the UFC, Will Chope and ex-wife Ashley have released a video answering a variety of questions regarding his dismissal from the Air Force, and the domestic violence case that spurred his troubles with the organization. The couple suggested that the incidents, which took place in 2009, and the details provided in the Bleacher Repor read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Before Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira headlines UFC Fight Night 39 next month, watch his classic fight against Randy Couture from 2009. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Randy Couture, UFC 102, UFC Fight Night 39 read news >>

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