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"The American Psycho" is coming out of retirement and joining Bellator, where he has his sights set on fighting Tito Ortiz. You wouldn't think that this is a real MMA story in 2014, but it is indeed true. As of today, Stephan Bonnar is out of retirement, back in the fight game, but with Bellator. "The American Psycho", who has not fought since a short-notice TKO loss to Anderson Silva in October 2012, was announced as the promotion's newest signing. In the official press release, Bonnar (15-8) c read news >>

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Daniel Cormier is going through specialized training at American Kickboxing Academy to ensure he doesn't get poked in the eye when he faces Jon Jones. read news >>

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This past Saturday and Sunday (August 9 and 10, 2014) American freestyle wrestlers took home an unprecedented six medals at the Junior World Championships, one of the toughest wrestling tournaments on the globe. This weekend in Zagreb, Croatia, United States wrestlers competing in FILA's Junior World Championship (20 years old and under) earned medals at six of eight weights and finished in second as a team. This marks one of the best American performance ever achieved at this extremely prestigi read news >>

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Mamma mia! Move over Arianny and Brittney... and Rachelle, Chrissy, Vanessa, Jhenny, Carly, Camilla, Jessica and Kang... there's some new girls in town. As Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gears up to make its first-ever trip to Mexico on Nov. 15, 2014 for UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" -- which features a heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum -- the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will also be bringing some new Octagon girls along for the ride. Betzy Montero read news >>

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Phil Davis will fight in hostile territory one more time. The American light heavyweight, who earned his last win fighting Lyoto Machida in Rio de Janeiro, will travel to the city on Oct. 25 to face Glover Teixeira at the UFC 179 pay-per-view card at the Maracanazinho gymnasium. "My manager called me yesterday confirming the fight to Maracanazinho," Teixeira broke the news to PVT on Friday. "It’s going to be awesome to fight in Brazil again, in Rio de Janeiro. I’m really happy, training a lot. " read news >>

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MMA in North America is different than many places in the world because of the heightened attention on weight cutting, size and strength. That led Juliana Lima to her drop to strawweight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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"The American Gangster" was forced to appear before Nevada's governing body today in order to answer for his failed drug tests. Here's what happened. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-time middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen appeared before Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier today (Weds., July 23, 2014) to answer for a pair of failed drug tests that not only bounced him from UFC 175, but also earned him walking papers from UFC and FOX Sports. For our live blog an read news >>

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Because the "All American" is looking to add another Brazilian "legend" to his already-impressive resume. On July 5, 2014, Chris Weidman defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title for the second consecutive time, turning away Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in a very entertaining "Fight of the Night." In the process, "All American" proved he was indeed "the real deal." But what you didn't know is that the back-and-forth title fight (video) was dangerously close to not happenin read news >>

  • a month ago
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Will "All American" be the latest MMA fighter to go Hollywood? A few days after successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), Chris Weidman made another positive move for his combat sports career. According to a report from UFC Tonight, Weidman signed with William Morris Endeavor (WME), the biggest talent agency in the entertainment business. The 185-pound champion will be represented by Brad read news >>

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In a recent interview, Dan Gable, hero of American wrestling, talked extensively about mixed martial arts. In particular he discusses how he might have done as a fighter. Dan Gable, without a doubt, is the biggest name in American wrestling. As a wrestler at Iowa State in the 1960's he turned out one of the most storied college careers in history. In 1971, Gable became a world champion in freestyle wrestling, and in the 1972 Munich Games he claimed the first American Olympic gold medal in wrestl read news >>

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American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships. Legacy Fighting President Mick Maynard has confirmed that American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader has signed multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships and make their debuts on September 26 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the LFC 35 fight card. Rafeal Lovato Jr. announced about a month ago that he was se read news >>

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