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Though the UFC’s signing of Phil Brooks — better known by his pro wrestling handle of CM Punk — has been polarizing for some MMA fans, gyms around the country have been vocal via social media in inviting him to join their teams. One such recruiter was none other than newly crowned welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who reached out to CM Punk on Twitter after he took the belt from Johny Hendricks at UFC 181. Lawler invited him to join American Top Team down in Coconut Creek, Florida. "Hey @cmpu read news >>

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Roan Carneiro is back to the UFC. The 36-year-old veteran American Top Team fighter and coach announced on his Instagram that he has signed a contract with the UFC. "I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and all those people who believe on me and who didn't believe too." "Jucao" (19-9) was released from the UFC in 2008 after going 2-3 in 17 months, and returns to the Octagon read news >>

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It was broadcast as a quirk that no American Top Team fighter had won a UFC title until Robbie Lawler turned the trick on Saturday at UFC 181. There have been a lot of swing-and-misses, though. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva had his chance against Cain Velasquez, but came up drastically short, lasting just 81 seconds. Glover Teixeira came roaring into his title shot at UFC 172, but lost to Jon Jones. Thiago Alves, who was advertised as Georges St-Pierre’s toughest test to date at UFC 100 on the strengt read news >>

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Robbie Lawler might be ATT's first UFC champ, but the Florida gym's first world champ was a featherweight named Mike Brown who toppled the biggest little fighter to ever grace the cage over six years ago. BE's Connor Ruebusch tells the story. When can their glory fade?--Alfred Lord Tennyson December 6th, 2014. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler, a veteran of 14 years and 35 fights, wins a contentious split decision over Team Takedown's Johny Hendricks to become the new UFC welterweight champion. It has be read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The famed American Top Team waited a long time for this one, but Robbie Lawler delivered.Filed under: News read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- American Top Team leaders Ricardo Liborio and Conan Silveira discuss Robbie Lawler finally winning the team's first UFC title, what's next and more. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Top UFC welterweights, and American Top Team teammates, Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard are still a long way from ever fighting each other. After a quick knockout over Chinese star Dong Hyun Kim in August, Woodley made his intentions clear, after speaking with ATT Owner Dan Lambert and UFC President Dana White, that he had no plans to "fight my teammates." Despite Woodley's loyalty to his camp, events like this arise and it appeared then, and still now, that the Cuban Lombard does not have any read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The main event of Full Metal Dojo (FMD) 3 saw American Dylan Fussell take on Afghanistan's Baz Mohammad Mubariz and with a healthy contingent of fight fans from both nations in the building, it made for an intense atmosphere at the Live House Studio in Bangkok. Mubariz came out strongly and looked set to dominate the fight with a wrestling based gameplan as he bullrushed Fussell and repeatedly took him down in the early exchanges, but a straight left hand from the American stunned him and change read news >>

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And if "All American" doesn't finish "The Phenom," he'll consider it a loss. In order to get his license to fight, Vitor Belfort has done all the right things to comply with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and its guidelines. Chief among them, getting off testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) -- like he had a choice -- and admitting to a failed drug test earlier this year. While "The Phenom" has done his best to clean up his system, and his image, it will take a lot more to get rid read news >>

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Chael Sonnen will be joining ESPN as an MMA analyst. The American Gangster is back on TV. Shortly after losing his Fox broadcasting gig, the recently retired UFC star in Chael Sonnen has found a new home with ESPN. It was announced that Sonnen would be taking an analyst role with ESPN, and will be making several appearances at Sports Center, with his debut starting this week as they cover UFC 180. "I love to break down fights," Sonnen told The Associated Press. "I love to watch them. The fact th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Secret Service ... Line One. Politics and mixed martial arts (MMA) don't mix very well. At all. Khabib Nurmagomedov, however, he is ready to kick some American butt. And it's all thanks to President of the United States, Barack Obama. Earlier this year, Obama and Co. levied sanctions (details) on Russia after it felt the nation was inciting the current conflict going on along the Russia / Ukraine border. As a result, President Obama brought down the hammer on Russia in an attempt to "weaken its read news >>

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"The American Gangster" will return to TV as a MMA analyst. Fired from FOX Sports after testing positive for five banned substances in two different random drug tests, Chael Sonnen, a former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger, has signed with ESPN as the channel’s new MMA analyst, The Associated Press reported Tueday. Sonnen makes his ESPN debut at Friday’s SportsCenter, breaking down the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view card, which takes place Saturday night in Mexico City. "I read news >>

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UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov jokingly suggests he will beat up all Americans for the sanctions imposed on Russia. Khabib Nurmagomedov is not particularly happy with the sanctions imposed on his countrymen by the U.S. Government. Last March, President Obama authorized sanctions on individuals and entities "responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine." The targets include 14 defense companies and individuals in President Vladimir Putin's close circle, as w read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: 'The American Psycho' is more unfiltered these days, and his disdain for Tito Ortiz is obvious. read news >>

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