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Looking back at UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs Mir, trying to find some patterns, and talking about facing the hard calculus of a life and a career After Antonio Silva was knocked out by Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is it time for Bigfoot to retire? "If X is less than the cost of a recall..." If you've seen the movie Fight Club, you might remember a bit where the narrator discusses the car company he works for. It's a film that you tend to come across as an impression read news >>

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The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 61, which went down this past weekend (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. For complete "Bigfoot vs. Mir" results and play-by-play click here. Here's what the rest of the field looks like courtesy of UFC.com Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked). POUND-FOR-POUND1 Jon Jones 2 Jose Aldo 3 Demetrious Johnson 4 Chris read news >>

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Antonio Silva’s quick knockout loss to Frank Mir will force him out of action for two months. "Bigfoot" lasted 100 seconds against the former two-time heavyweight champion in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Sunday night, and was handed a 60-day suspension from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA). The quick loss in Brazil marked the fifth time in the past eight bouts that Silva has been defeated by knockout. Prior to the bout with Mir, "Bigfoot" was sto read news >>

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Sunday's UFC Fight Night was one filled with surprises with ten underdog wins in 11 fights, meaning nobody from the show put themselves into the top mix in any weight class. Over the course of a year, the oddsmakers and experts when it comes to UFC predictions will, give-or-take a few points in either direction, be right about two-thirds of the time. But in one night, the law of averages got thrown for a loop like never before with 10 upsets in 11 fights. Bookmakers had a bad night as those who read news >>

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Heavyweight Antonio Silva tops the list of medical suspensions arising from UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) announced the suspensions Monday, and they were subsequently reported by MMAJunkie.com. Silva will be sidelined for 60 days following the loss, which came in Sunday night's main event against Frank Mir. The KO stoppage came after a left hook and a series of ground strikes from Mir. The contest ended in just 100 seconds. Mir himself was suspend read news >>

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UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot has been a night of upsets. Luckily, none of the failing favorites took too much punishment. No fighter from the card has been suspended for more than two months. On Monday, one night after UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the full list of medical suspensions. Every fighter on the card has to stay off the cage for at least 14 days, but none longer than 60 days. Not even main eventer Antonio Silva or Brazilian welter read news >>

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Heading into UFC Fight Night 61 with four consecutive losses, Frank Mir needed a win over Antonio Silva in a big way on Sunday. The UFC has kept other fighters around following five defeats in a row; however, given his age and the fact that he doesn't have anything left to prove, Mir may have seen his MMA career come to an end in the event of a loss on Sunday. Fortunately, Mir was able to avoid that situation. With a left hook less than two minutes in, Mir floored Silva and scored his first knoc read news >>

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Following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 61 event in Brazil, 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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Now that UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 61 last night in Brazil. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC Fight Night 61, which took place last night (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And the sentences weren't too bad, considering th read news >>

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For the latest on Frank Mir’s stat sheet, as well as other notable stats to come out of the UFC’s first event in Brazil in 2015, check out 40 post-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 61.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who says the house always wins? If you put some coin down on last night's (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) UFC Fight Night 61 event, chances are you didn't make much of a profit. Unless, of course, you were banking on the underdogs. According to FOX Sports, Bovada LV -- one of the leading online sportsbooks in the world -- took a massive hit after most of the betting favorites lost during the FOX Sports 1 event. 10 of 11, to be exact, including Frank Mir's first-round destruction against heavy favorite, An read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 61 (UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot) results are in the books. It was a tremendous night of upsets. We'll talk about them, who the Fighter of the Card is and much more. We'll also talk about boxing's Gennady Golovkin vs. Martin Murray plus a bout and prospect from BAMMA 18. We even take a look at the upcoming UFC 184, Invicta 11 and Bellator 134 fight cards. This is episode 11 of the Monday Morning Analyst. read news >>

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The UFC's first trip to Brazil in 2015 will be remembered as a night of memorable upsets. Underdogs made statements with notable upsets in every fight but the night's first at UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir, including 37-year-old Marion Reneau, who submitted 10th-ranked women's featherweight Jessica Andrade on Sunday. In the same vein, a large group of favorites, like eighth-ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara, got knocked down a few pegs after suffering disappointing defeats. Although the p read news >>

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