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  • 2 years ago
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Promising UFC bantamweight Nick Denis caught many surprise when he announced his MMA retirement on Thursday. As the former Ph.D. student detailed in his blog, Denis was concerned about brain injury and decided to call it quits at just 29 years old. MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin read Denis' blog and gives his thoughts on the fighter's decision. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Few recent MMA scenes can churn a stomach like the sight of Jon Jones' mangled big toe following his win over Chael Sonnen in Saturday's UFC 159 headliner. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former ADCC champion Demian Maia was once known for his submission savvy inside the Octagon but in recent years, his submission victories have been scarce and Maia believes he knows why. Demian Maia started his UFC career in exciting fashion,with five straight submission victories. His victims included former number one contenders, Nate Quarry and Chael Sonnen. Since then however he's submitted only one of his 14 opponents. Maia, a former ADCC champion, hasn't submitted anyone but Rick Story sin read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Longtime coach Cesar Gracie revealed that Nick Diaz will likely fight again, despite retirement hints and a three-fight losing skid. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week, and they're all here for your viewing pleasure. Hello and Happy Fight Weekend! This one feels fun. Everyone is talking about it and it seems like everyone but me is in Vegas (and this does make me sad). Fortunately, everyone is posting pictures so we can feel almost as if we are there, minus the free drinks, cigarette smoke an read news >>

  • a month ago
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Let's hop into the MMA time machine and go 10 years back to UFC 51, when Nick Diaz fought Drew Fickett on the opening preliminary card bout of the evening. Nick Diaz will be in the main event of UFC 183 this Saturday against Anderson Silva, but let's flash back to 2005, when Diaz was buried on the preliminary card of UFC 51: Ortiz vs. Belfort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Coming off a thrilling split decision loss vs. Karo Parisyan, Diaz was booked against promotional newcomer Drew Fickett. One classic read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gabi Garcia will finally make her MMA debut. A nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC winner, Garcia has signed a deal with Brazilian MMA promotion Jungle Fight and is set to compete for the first time on March 28 in a yet-to-be-announced event in Sao Paulo. Tatame first reported the news, and MMAFighting.com confirmed it with sources close to the situation. Garcia was originally scheduled to make her MMA debut on Dec. 23 in Tokyo, but Japanese promotion Real Fight failed to find an opponen read news >>

  • a month ago
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Make your pick for the best fight of 2014 in Bloody Elbow's Year-End Awards. It seems that Mookie has officially quit BE and has started a new career as a dancing cow, so won't be able to handle the awards this time around. In his place, is...well, me. Contain your joy. Over the next few days, Bloody Elbow is going to ask for your opinion on some of the best (and worst) things that have happened in the MMA world over the course of 2014. There will be a total of eight different categories you'll read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MMA mans might want to tune into Bobby Green's showdown with Edson Barboza this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 57, because it may be the last time Green steps inside the Octagon. Posting on his Facebook page (h/t to Bloody Elbow, r/mma), the surging lightweight contender hinted he might be walking away from the sport. "This might be my last fight thinking about retirement #tired," read the post. It would be a shocking move considering Green is undefeated (4-0) inside the Octagon and is riding read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Denis Smoldarev wasn’t the biggest fan of sports when he first started. His father had been an athlete, so he wanted his son to be active, but Smoldarev wasn’t very enthusiastic.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva talks about retirement, UFC fighter pay, Renan Barao, Dana White and the UFC Hall of Fame. Submission Radio was honored to have an exclusive interview with Wanderlei Silva which is his first official English interview since his retirement from the sport of MMA.Wanderlei sat down with Submission Radio and talked about his feelings about Renan Barao and the shocking truth behind him living in a favela, his plans on appealing his life time ban from NSAC, his feelings towards not bei read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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And to think he used to fight at featherweight. Popular oddball, notorious party dude and former UFC competitor and The Ultimate Fighter contestant Cody McKenzie reportedly was reduced to giving blood in order to make weight for Friday's Battlegrounds MMA welterweight tournament. The news was reported Thursday by Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting. McKenzie has always walked, fought, cut weight and done everything else to the beat of his own drum and seemingly with little regard for his own well-be read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Stephan Bonnar, who retired from mixed martial arts in 2012, has signed with Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Make your pick for the best MMA fight from the first half of 2014 in Bloody Elbow's Half Year Awards. Technically, we're about a month over the half-year mark, but with live MMA on TV every other minute, it's hard to fit something like this in when you have to cover the non-stop facepunching. Tim Burke used to run the Bloody Elbow half-year and year-end MMA awards, but he stepped down from the site after we found out that he's actually a hockey coach. The Bloody Elbow staff compiled a massive li read news >>

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