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  • 9 days ago
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CM Punk has a response for Matt Brown, and a revised comparison of working for Dana White vs. Vince McMahon. CM Punk appeared on Sports Center recently, to talk about his new deal with the UFC, and to return fire at some of the current fighters calling him out, namely Matt Brown. Or, perhaps not returning fire, so much as acknowledging praise, however faint it may be. Brown said of Punk, recently, "What I have a problem with is CM Punk being dumb enough to think he can do it." Brown went on to c read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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On Derek Brunson’s Twitter profile description, “Bathroom Mirror Model” comes just before “Future MW Champ.” read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC lightweight heavyweight champion Anthony Pettis will be the first athlete on the cover of a Wheaties box. Here’s what it’ll look like.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Departed Ohio State athlete Kosta Karageorge played football and wrestled for the Columbus, Ohio school. Many of the wrestling community's most prominent names have offered their condolences through social media. The death of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge has now made national news, however, there has been little discussion of his past accomplishments as a wrestler for the Ohio school. The fact of the matter is that Karageorge was an extremely accomplished wrestler, beloved by his read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Invicta FC fighter Cristiane Justino details the injury that forced her out of her bantamweight debut at next week's event. Just a few weeks ahead of her anticipated bantamweight debut at Invicta FC 10, Cristiane Justino was forced to withdraw from the event with an injury, thus delaying her divisional debut for the foreseeable future. Her injury was not a disastrous one, as ‘Cyborg' seemingly twisted her foot during sprit training. She was prepared to simply treat it with ice, take pain medicat read news >>

  • a month ago
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Don't believe the hype! Widely considered to be the best pound-for-pound mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter of all time, Anderson Silva is not as good as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may try and have you believe. That's according to Chael Sonnen, a man who fought and lost to "The Spider" on two separate occasions. In his assessment, "American Gangster" says former Welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, is a much better athlete and a much better fighter than the former Middleweight king. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields reveals who he considers to be the most proficient grappler in MMA today. In a rapidly evolving MMA landscape, Jake Shields believes there is a particular fundamental base required to thrive in the competitive environment. While some arrive at MMA with a striking background, Shields suggests that a grappling base would be a more effective starting place for a well-rounded game. This is nothing new. However, when it comes to contrasting various grapplers, Shields reveals that the key read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC president Dana White sounds off on the difficulties of signing former Strikeforce champion and current movie actress Gina Carano. With dreams of a title fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano temporarily shelved due to the latter's movie commitments, it looks like the UFC will have to resort to actually giving Rousey challengers who have A.) Made 135 lbs within the past 5 years and B.) Actually fought within the past 5 years. In an interview with Fox Sports, White expressed his frustrati read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Looks like UFC President Dana White isn't particularly excited that women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has opted to make more movies instead of stepping inside the Octagon. White went off on "Conviction" for her latest decision to film two new major motion pictures before the end of this year, per David Meltzer of MMA Fighting, telling Damon Martin of Fox Sports: We've dealt with (Brock) Lesnar, Tito (Ortiz), Chuck (Liddell) was f-----g king of the world, Ronda Rousey, we've pretty much done deals read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Roy Nelson always shows up. While the qualities that make an athlete a great fighter are not necessarily the same attributes that are carried into their personal lives, one element that runs... read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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An athlete's career is divided up into chapters, and the overall journey is the cumulative sum of all the moving parts. In mixed martial arts, a fighter's path rarely moves in a straight line between points, and the ability to adapt to obstacles and adversity oftentimes dictates both success and longevity. Those who can roll with the proverbial punches and setbacks yet still find marked improvements typically rise above, while those who are unable get swept away in the tides of an unforgiving sp read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It's hard to ignore an overwhelming athlete and competitor like Luke Rockhold. But somehow, despite its well-known efforts to push divisional favorites to the front of the line, the UFC has ignored him. As if the promotion was teasing Rockhold in a sick game of professional "duck, duck, goose," the former Strikeforce middleweight kingpin has not been paid his due. Sure, he collapsed at the hands of Vitor Belfort in his Octagon debut, but that specific performance should be cast aside considering read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Don't expect "The Eagle" to fly -- even if you buy -- following a UFC event. No love for Beermania? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabbing a knee injury that is likely to keep him sidelined until 2015. But don't expect him to be sipping any of grandpa's old cough medicine on the road to recovery. Or ever, for that matter, according to his conversation with ProSports.ru (via Low Kick): "There are fighters in America who can drink on F read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The early reports of the UFC planning uniforms for it's fighters seem to have died down with little in the way of news or announcements, at least until now. If Ronda Rousey is thinking about stepping away from the UFC in the near future, it sounds like she's just been given one more reason to stay. The UFC's women's bantamweight champion is their most "in demand" current star, and as such, it sounds like she'll be the face on the UFC's plans to create a fighter uniform. Adweek has the report, th read news >>

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