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Leonardo Leite has been involved in combat sports in some capacity since 1984. During that 30-year period, he’s learned a few keys to success. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC read news >>

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Oluwale Bamgbose knows if he wins the middleweight title at Ring of Combat 50 on Friday night, he also lands of the UFC's radar. read news >>

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The headline of today's Boston Herald celebrates local UFC fighter John Howard as the "man who broke Tamerlan Tsarnaev's nose." John Howard is fighting Lorenz Larkin on tomorrow's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver card on Fox Sports 1 but that's not why he was on the front of Friday's Boston Herald. No the occasion for that would be his gym run in with the infamous Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Here's what Howard told the Herald: When Tamerlan Tsarnaev "got a little arrogant" with read news >>

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When it comes to the UFC’s signing of former WWE star Phil "CM Punk" Brooks, opinions of fighters, fans and the media have varied from the highest of praise to the most frowned-upon decision since James Toney opted to step into the cage with Randy Couture at UFC 118 for an ill-advised showdown between professional boxer and mixed martial artist. read news >>

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"People don't get to see the whole, everything that goes on. They see little bits and pieces. When all is said and done and everything is airing, they choose what to put on and everything is going to be amplified on the show. Everything is to the extreme. It's so far from reality. People aren't very forgiving. I do think people underestimate me, but that's because they only see one side of me. It's a very small piece of who I am. That's all people see, because that's all they choose to see. I do read news >>

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UFC strawweight Felice Herrig says TUF 20 was edited 'so far from reality' and portrayed her in a different way. Felice Herrig was one of the more polarizing figures from The Ultimate Fighter 20 cast, and to put it lightly, the reception to her hasn't been all pleasant. According to the 30-year-old vet, she's been a bit 'depressed' about all the haters that came from all the bad editing in TUF. She spoke to MMA Fighting about it: "It caused a lot of stress for me. I've been kind of depressed. Pe read news >>

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In case you haven't been paying attention to M-1 Global, now might be a good time to start. That's because the international mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion operates primarily in Russia, which just so happens to be atop the list of planned destinations for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2015. With that in mind, UFC has already recruited established stars like Rustam Khabilov, Rashid Magomedov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov, among others, and could find its next top prospect in one of the m read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: VanZant is getting a lot of attention for her looks after her UFC debut, but it's her fighting skills that'll keep her relevant. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: VanZant is getting a lot of attention for her looks after her UFC debut, but it's her fighting skills that'll keep her relevant. read news >>

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Marcelo Castaneda was close to giving his full attention to a college wrestling career. Then he found MMA.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Because who doesn't love the spotlight? Miesha Tate sure loves attention. That's according to Bethe Correia, who says "Cupcake" will resort to calling her out to a fight, just to take her shine and attention away from her. Not one to back down from a challenge, Bethe says if "Cupcake" is looking for trouble, she has found it. But, the Brazilian bomber warns Tate that if she's going to lay the gauntlet down for a stand-up battle, she better not back out once they're locked inside the Octagon. Her read news >>

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Any mixed martial artist would want to have this resume: winner of 24 out of 25 professional bouts, 14 finishes via knockout and eight defenses of a linear title. These sound like terms that would describe an MMA start. Unfortunately, they describe Jose Aldo. The man who is currently the longest-reigning of all the organization's champions may also be the one with the hardest time getting over with the fans. Stardom in mixed martial arts is a fleeting brass ring that few have been able to grab. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Conor McGregor is getting more attention in mixed martial arts these days than Chewbacca does at Comic Con. In the midst of one of the more memorable divisional ascends in UFC history, the unflappable featherweight has flourished among his peers. Blessed with an evolving striking pallet unseen in the sport today and a menacing microphone game reminiscent of Chael Sonnen, the Irishman is seemingly at the doorstep of greatness. So much so that McGregor stands to one day test his skill set against read news >>

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It looks like the financial sector is paying attention to Zuffa's rougher than expected year. It's no secret that 2014 has been a rough year for Zuffa in the PPV market. The injury woes of several major stars have sidelined many of the companies hopes for stacked "must buy" cards. It even appears that TUF 20, which was hoped to be something of a rejuvenation for the Ultimate Fighter, has largely failed to meet ratings expectations. In general, the UFC just seems to be having trouble getting view read news >>

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