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A rematch of UFC 55 is coming to Metamoris. Chael Sonnen will meet Renato "Babalu" Sobral on May 9 at Metamoris VI, according to Sonnen. Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie confirmed the news, as well. Gracie said the event would take place in Los Angeles, but he would not confirm the location just yet. Gracie added that Sonnen vs. Sobral will not serve as the main event, which will be announced in the coming days. Metamoris is a grappling promotion that features 20-minute, submission-only matches. T read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Denis Smoldarev and former heavyweight champion Kenny Garner capped off a submission-filled event on Saturday afternoon in Georgia. M-1 Global's first event of 2015 took place on Saturday afternoon in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event was one produced as a tribute to the promotion's fallen former heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili, and featured a wide array of submissions throughout the evening. The main event of the evening saw former heavyweight title challenger Denis Smoldarev finish Maro Pera read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Bloody Elbow is on-site in Tbilisi, Georgia for M-1 Challenge 55. Here are the results of Friday's weigh-ins and pictures of the main carders squaring off. This Saturday, Russia's top-promotion M-1 Global will make it's debut in Tbilisi, Georgia with a packed card that features hard-hitting heavyweights, tough Eastern-European prospects and a UFC veteran. M-1 Challenge 55 will be hosted in memory of late Georgian heavyweight and former M-1 champion Guram Gugenishvili, who died in a tragic car ac read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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With nearly 40 fights in 11 years, UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti heads into M-1 Challenge 55 enjoying the twilight of his career. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC will be available in 55 million households in Russia, and that is great news for Rashid Magomedov. The Russian lightweight, who scored his 11th win in a row with a late finish against the then-undefeated Elias Silverio at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, is excited with the possibility of finally being able to fighting in front of his countrymen after joining the UFC. "That would be great," Magomedov told MMAFighting.com through a translator following his win over Silve read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In a year where "event" was often an overblown euphemism for "ordinary fight card," it’s tempting to point out the UFC’s return to Ireland as truly something extraordinary. There was Conor McGregor, the UFC’s finest coxcomb, standing out as the pride of a country in his fight against Diego Brandao. In the weeks leading up, it felt like Elvis returning to do a little fireside ditty at Graceland for a small group of Memphians. He had been out with an ACL, and the UFC catered his return to take pla read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) reach is about to get bigger, according to Garry Cook. With television deals in Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and other countries around the globe, fight fans are privy to the excitement that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events bring, on what seems to be a weekly basis. But the world's preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion isn't planning to slow down any time soon -- no, seriously -- as it looks to continue its global assault by bringing its produc read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC chief executive, Garry Cook discusses proposed global expansion plan for Russia. Recently, a report from Standard & Poor confirmed that UFC parent company, ZUFFA is seeing a 40% decline in their earnings for 2014. Injuries and over saturation have been the most talked about issues leading to this economic downturn for the MMA conglomerate. In a press event that took place a week ago, the entire 2015 calendar of events was rolled out, featuring a schedule just as chock full of fight cards as read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC was very busy this weekend, hosting events in Australia and Brazil. At UFC Fight Night 55, Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round. It was the first time anybody forced the Englishman to tap. Then, at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stunned Mauricio Rua with a quick knockout in front of Shogun's fellow Brazilians. It was undoubtedly the biggest win Saint Preux has recorded in his 23 MMA appearances. How much did Rockhold and Saint Preux improve their positions read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with a look back at the weekend that was in MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Louis Smolka made history when he became the first man to knock out an opponent with a side kick to the head in the UFC. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the spectacular finish. On November 7th, Louis Smolka stood out from the pack. That's saying something, because Smolka was competing on a positively spectacular night of combat sports as part of UFC Fight Night Sydney, an event that saw eleven finishes in eleven fights. Smolka's own finish, over Richie "Vas" Vaculik, was spe read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight up-and-comer Al Iaquinta scored a bookie-busting technical knockout win over Ross Pearson at the UFC Fight Night 55: "Rockhold vs. Bisping" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Friday night (Nov. 7, 2014) in Sydney, Australia. Good enough to earn "Raging Al" a post-fight bonus? Hardly. But that's what happens when you compete on a fight card that features 11 bouts -- and 11 finishes. And as Iaquinta told The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting), he's still read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Check out the Gracie breakdown with Rener and Ryron Gracie, along with CM Punk, take a closer look at Luke Rockhold's submission win of Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 55 on Friday night. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mauricio Rua's first-round knockout loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 was good enough to knock him out of the top 10 list at light heavyweight and send "OSP" to No. 9, while Luke Rockhold's impressive submission victory over Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 55 didn't do much for him, as far as rankings are concerned. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 55, which went down Friday Nov. 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia, a read news >>

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