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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his recent loss to Ben Rothwell and what he expects of himself over the coming months. read news >>

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In 2014, the UFC’s heavyweight division remains enthusiastically unknowable. Andrei Arlovski, whom many had stamped for the glue factory after his fourth straight loss in early 2011 to Sergei Kharitonov, is both a gradual and sudden UFC contender, depending on your point of view. He’s gone 8-1-(1) since that twilight spiral when people kept folding him up like a dinner tray. And in his second stint in the UFC, people -- oddsmakers, matchmakers, air-breathers -- keep waiting for him to get smashe read news >>

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The first eight months of 2014 haven't been the most stellar for the UFC or its fans. We were supposed to be greeted into the new year with the return of its bantamweight champion—Dominick Cruz—only to have a groin tear force the former champion out of the bout and his grip off the title. So, yeah, that didn't happen. We were also supposed to see Jon Jones square off against the only man to challenge him inside of the Octagon in September, only to see Alexander Gustafsson pull out of the fight b read news >>

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The 2014 UWW Wrestling World Championships took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where Salim Abduvaliyev, President of the Uzbek Wrestling Association and the widely alleged kingpin of Uzbek organized crime, played host. Last week, Salim Abduvaliyev, the president of Uzbekistan's Wrestling Association, welcomed the best wrestlers on the globe to his home country as the 2014 United World Wrestling (formerly FILA) World Championships took place in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent. In a letter attached read news >>

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In the waning months of a relatively disappointing fight year, it’s tough not to gaze prematurely at the horizon and dwell on the greener pastures promised for 2015. Before getting to the meat and potatoes of what makes 2015 so great, we won’t be so naive as to completely dismiss 2014 as a failed year. Fans were rewarded with one of the biggest upsets in UFC history when T.J. Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao for the bantamweight title. Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler exchanged haymakers in one o read news >>

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TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) - Submission ace Jesse "JT Money" Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt, respectively. "We are thrilled to bring two more highly accomplished competitors li read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Fight Pass this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) in the wee hours of the morning with UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Get complete, official results, live updates and real-time coverage starting at 12:30 a.m. ET on fight night below. Rise and shine! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to its exclusive online home, Fight Pass, this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) with another international event that fea read news >>

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If you thought Alistair Overeem was about to slip into a fit of depression after his knockout loss against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, think again.Overeem sent out a thumbs up on his Twitter feed shortly after getting caught with Rothwell’s right hand, saying, "Unfortunate turn of events! No damage..And will be back in gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high. Thanks fans for your support!"And on Monday, while visiting friends and family in his native Holland, Overeem appeared as a phon read news >>

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The USA Freestyle Wrestling Team suffered a series of setbacks at the 2014 World Championships in Tashkent. Bloody Elbow's Mike Riordan takes a look at the entire American performance, and necessary changes needed to ensure better results in freestyle wrestling. The USA Freestyle wrestling team entered the 2014 United World Wrestling World Championships with high hopes, and left with disappointment. In freestyle competition, the USA only notched two top-five finishers, no finalists and a ninth-p read news >>

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Last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014), two gigantic UFC lightweights Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann scrapped to prove who was the superior grinder at UFC Fight Night 51 inside the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. In a hotly contested bout, Tibau was able to secure the split-decision victory. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann engaged in a close range war last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 51 inside th read news >>

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The Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana full fight video shows the memorable encounter between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana on May 3, 2014 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.In the first fight, Mayweather and Maidana went to the judges. Mayweather improved to 46-0 with the majority decision victory over Maidana. The judges saw it 114-114, 116-112, 117-111 for Mayweather.The two fighters will square off again at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sept. 13, 2014. More Coverage: Mayweather vs. M read news >>

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