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  • 19 days ago
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"It's an amazing story. If you look at it, Henderson has fought every nasty, tough guy at 155 pounds. This guy comes out and destroys Ben Henderson. Even before the armbar, those four kicks to the body hurt him bad. Anthony Pettis came out mean, nasty, and ready ... that kid is on another level. I'm blown away by his performance." -- UFC President Dana White It wasn't supposed to be this easy. After Ben Henderson was victimized by the "Showtime Kick" and coughed up his 155-pound title to Anthony read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Check out the results from M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire. For the first time in the promotion's storied history, M-1 Global debuted in mainland China on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing. The event was titled ‘M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire' and featured a variety of intriguing prospects on the card. Marcin Tybura, the promotion's undefeated M-1 heavyweight champion and top prospect outside of the UFC, defended his title with an opening round submission win over E read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Chinese fighters may have come away winless at M-1 Challenge 53, but there was no shortage of stoppages for the crowd at MasterCard Center to enjoy during M-1 Global’s inaugural visit to Beijing on Tuesday. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The heavyweight main event of M-1 Challenge 53 in Beijing is now official, as Marcin Tybura and Denis Smoldarev were cleared to compete at Monday’s weigh-ins. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kenny Garner has stepped in for the injured Satoshi Ishii and will face Sergei Kharitnov at M-1 Challenge 53 "Battle in the Celestial Empire" on Nov. 25. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC commentator and onetime welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy visualizes before he straps on the headset to call fights, and he sees himself making the walk from the arena to the cage. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On a day when 46 competitors stepped into the Octagon, Rory MacDonald made the biggest impact. The Canadian started out with a conservative approach against Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday. However, MacDonald was able to knock his opponent to the canvas and record a knockout victory by landing a left hook during a combination in the third round. MacDonald now has a strong argument that he should be next in line to fight for the welterweight championship. The win over Saffiedine certainly helped Mac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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At first glance, it seems like a terrible idea. It was Sunday night, six days before the next event, and UFC officials wanted Charles Rosa to drop everything and come to Stockholm to fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm didn't turn out to have any home-cage advantage for the Swedish fighters. And the country's most iconic mixed martial artist, Alexander Gustafsson, is a little disappointed in the comments towards his countrymen in the aftermath. After his Swedish teammates Niklas Bäckström, Ilir Latifi and Tor Troéng each lost their bouts on Saturday, Gustafsson took to Mikz and called fickle fans out for their comments. "We had a bad night last evening, but my team mates are sti read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 53 event over the weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Stockholm, Sweden, plenty of fighters were still feeling the buzz; however, Gunnar Nelson is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after suffering the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) carer at the hands of Rick Story. Another action-packed weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) double-dipped once again, staging two separate events on the same d read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 event proved to be a rough night for Swedish fighters, but the country’s most recognizable vet – Alexander Gustafsson – has come to their defense.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rory MacDonald proved to be the No. 1 welterweight contender, while Rick Story verified that he still has what it takes to be an elite 170 pounder during Saturday's (Oct. 4, 2014) UFC international Fight Night doubleheader from Stockholm and Halifax. As both men climb the welterweight rankings, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the two top-flight competitors. After a full slate of mixed martial arts (MMA) action on Saturday (Oct. 4, 2014), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welte read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Looks like Max Holloway is giving "Cowboy" Cerrone a run for his money after racking up four straight wins in 2014 -- all of them finishes -- including his technical knockout victory over Akira Corassani in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 53 on Saturday (Oct. 4, 2014) inside the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden (recap here). "Blessed" is still just 22 years old and with performances like these, looks to be the next big thing at 145 pounds. For more news and notes from the "Nelson v read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. Check out some of those reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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