Results for: 2013 in news

  • 8 days ago
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[autotag]Holly Holm[/autotag] makes her highly anticipated UFC debut next week, and it comes with co-main event status. Holm (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Raquel Pennington (5-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in the co-feature of UFC 184, which takes place next Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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One of the better fights of 2013 was the darkly lit basher’s ball that Alexander Shlemenko and Brett Cooper put on at Bellator 98 at the Mohegan Sun. Both guys stood in the pocket chin-checking for five magnificent rounds, with no detectable regard for self-preservation, each turning the tables on the other ever so often. That’s why Shlemenko’s main event against the notorious headhunter Melvin Manhoef on Friday night at Bellator 133 feels like a guilty temptation. If both guys decide to stand i read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Since out-of-competition drug testing ramped up in December 2013, a high percentage of UFC fighters have been caught using banned substances.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Anderson Silva broke his leg in violent fashion during a December 2013 bout with Chris Weidman, some wondered whether he'd ever compete again. On Saturday, Silva will make his way back to the Octagon opposite Nick Diaz while attempting to silence some doubters who don't think he has enough left in the tank to reclaim the middleweight championship. Having recorded 10 straight UFC title defenses spanning more than six years, Silva is widely and deservedly considered the best fighter in MMA hi read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC's strong start to January continues with its best viewing figures on Fox in the past two years. It's "so far, so good" for the UFC in 2015. After posting a record-high rating on Fox Sports 1 for the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver card, the preliminary ratings for UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson are pegged at approximately 2.82 million viewers per TVbythenumbers.com. By Tuesday, the final number will be known and higher than the overnight ratings. Unlike past Fox shows, the main ev read news >>

  • a month ago
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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone just keeps winning. Since November 2013, Cerrone has fought seven times. He's won seven times, too. With his win over Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 59 Sunday evening—his second win in as many weeks—Cerrone climbed ever closer to the top of the UFC's lightweight mountain. A title shot is within sight for the Greg Jackson's MMA product, but according to him, that opportunity has not arrived just yet. Speaking at the UFC Fight Night 59 post-fight press conference, Cowb read news >>

  • a month ago
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2013 gave us some of the best fights of all time in Jones vs. Gustafsson and Melendez vs. Sanchez, but 2014 was plagued with injuries for the UFC. Despite being hit with so many injuries and fight cancellations, the year featured some standout performances in MMA. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler put on a five-round brawl in July. Brown also had an epic scrap with the ultra-talented Erick Silva, and Lawler was involved in a close, all-time great welterweight title fight with Johny Hendricks. The ver read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA’s quantitative official takes us back in time to revisit the 2013 Fight of the Year between Jonny “Bones” Jones and Alex “The Mauler” Gustafsson at UFC 165. After the introductory article last week, RoboJudge is up and running and will soon analyze every UFC fight from 2014. Since Jonny Bones takes on Daniel Cormier this weekend in one of the most eagerly anticipated title fights in a while, it seemed a good time to revisit that September night long ago...in 2013...when the MMA world stood u read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When Quinton Jackson left the UFC in January 2013, he admitted he was no longer the same fighter who once captured the organization’s light-heavyweight title. Things have changed in his time away.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fighting in his native Brazil for the first time since January of 2013, lightweight contender Edson Barboza will look to extend his current winning streak to three when he meets Michael Johnson... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nate Diaz may not have stepped into the Octagon since November of 2013, but that hasn’t dulled the Stockton, California native’s appeal in the least. He knows it too, referring to a recent video he saw... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Back to the cage after a three-year hiatus in 2013, Brazilian featherweight Chinzo Machida has signed a deal with Bellator MMA. Chinzo Machida, who turns 38 years old in March, has signed a multi-fight deal with Scott Coker’s promotion, and expects to make his debut around April or May of 2015. Tatame first reported the signing, and Machida confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. "I signed with them," Machida said. "I underwent a shoulder surgery a month ago and I’m still recovering. I believe (I read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the biggest win of his wrestling career, Aaron Pico beat 2013 freestyle world champion David Safaryan at the Henri Deglane challenge in Nice, France. Pico recently signed with Bellator. Only a week ago, wrestling/youth boxing standout Aaron Pico signed an unprecedented deal for a future MMA career with the world's number-two promotion Bellator, and this week he reinforced why he is one of the world's most vaunted young combat athletes. Already a 2016 Olympic hopeful in freestyle wrestling and read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nate Diaz entered a late-2013 bout with Gray Maynard in what was essentially a pick’em matchup among oddsmakers. The fight itself, though, proved to be a far more lopsided affair.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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