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January continues to be a strong month for UFC events on FOX, as the recent Gustafsson vs. Johnson event drew the networks largest TV ratings since January of 2014. read news >>

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At the start of 2014, Joe Schilling was a relative unknown to MMA fans despite being a muay Thai world champion. That changed in a flash last November, when the Ohio native knocked out Melvin Manhoef on national television at Bellator 131. read news >>

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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 >>

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Undefeated lightweight prospect Jake Matthews discusses his memorable 2014 campaign and looks ahead to what's next. read news >>

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CageSport promoter Brian Halquist began a new partnership with Super Fight League in 2014, and has big plans for the American venture in the coming year. read news >>

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Voting is closed and the results are in for the Bloody Elbow 2014 Year-End awards. The BE 2014 Year-End Awards are in the bank. Sorry about them dragging out for so long - such is the nature of 10,000 UFC events a year. I changed up the awards a bit this year, and will probably add some different stuff for the half-year awards for 2015 as well. If you would like a new category, or don't like one of the current ones, mention it in the comments. And yes, the "Biggest Loser" one will definitely be read news >>

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The two best teams in the second half of the NFL 2014 season, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers, will collide this afternoon (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) in the NFC championship game. The winner of the game will represent the NFC in Super Bowl 49 against the winner of the New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts on Feb. 1, 2015. But, it won't be an easy road, especially for the Packers, who have to figure out a way to defeat Seattle's "12th Man" at CenturyLink Field, one of the loudest and most read news >>

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World Series of Fighting has come a long way in just two years. Company president Ray Sefo recounts 2014, while looking ahead to big plans for the coming year. read news >>

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Make your pick for the best fight of 2014 in Bloody Elbow's Year-End Awards. It seems that Mookie has officially quit BE and has started a new career as a dancing cow, so won't be able to handle the awards this time around. In his place, is...well, me. Contain your joy. Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going to ask for your opinion on some of the best (and worst) things that have happened in the MMA world over the course of 2014. There will be a total of eight different categories you'll read news >>

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Make your pick for the best knockout of 2014 in Bloody Elbow's Year-End Awards. It seems that Mookie is too busy co-hosting a radio show with some lady named Billie Jo in Calgary and won't be able to handle the awards this time around. In his place, is...well, me. Contain your joy. Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going to ask for your opinion on some of the best (and worst) things that have happened in the MMA world over the course of 2014. There will be a total of eight different catego read news >>

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2014 was a year with some high highs and some very, very low lows for MMA. Fighters committed multiple ghastly offenses. They said and did things where the only proper response is a hard rolling of the eyes. And on top of all that, they just...kept...getting...injured. There were some positives, however. Several fighters established themselves as elite-level talents. Multiple promotions added numerous intriguing young talents and comeback stories were aplenty. So what were the five best stories read news >>

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Highlights and lows from the regional circuit in 2014. Every year, MMA's regional circuits play host to breakout performances and unexpected resurgences, as well as bitter trips further into obscurity. 2014 was certainly no different, as it saw it's share of steady climbs back up the ranks as well as exits from the sport entirely. Here, then, is a recap of some of the biggest moves from those featured in BtO his column this year. Retirements: Leonard Garcia, Cody McKenzie Known as much for contr read news >>

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There was no shortage of MMA cards to watch in 2014. UFC officials expanded the promotion's schedule to 46 events. While that inevitably led to cards carrying fewer big names, it certainly kept MMA fans busy, and the world's top MMA organization was still able to put together some memorable events as well. With no Strikeforce and Bellator MMA still finding its way as the second-biggest promotion around, UFC shows were constantly under the spotlight. For not having any competition, the UFC still read news >>

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TJ Dillashaw dominated en route to becoming the first man to knock out Renan Barao, earning him the 2014 MMAWeekly.com Knockout of the Year. read news >>

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