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  • 24 days ago
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Mirko Filipovic used one sharp elbow strike to avoid becoming the latest addition to Satoshi Ishii’s collection of veteran scalps. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gray Maynard looks to avoid a dramatic losing streak against LW-turned-FW-turned-LW again, Ross Pearson. Can Ross put Gray in a retirement locker this weekend in Maine? Gray Maynard vs. Ross Pearson Lightweight When we last left our heroes... The theme of this card seems to be "here are two dudes spiritually similar, now let's put them in a paper bag and let them rip." Gray and Ross are both fighters who began with promise, but have experienced a decline since. Gray has experienced the more dram read news >>

  • a month ago
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Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them. "The Dragon" trained with Belfort in the past and spent 25 minutes inside the Octagon with Weidman, and he doesn’t think the "Al American" should go for takedowns to win in Las Vegas. "I don’t think so. Weidman is ready to fight anywhere," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "If he has to stand, h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Josh Thomson looks to avoid retirement against the ever improving, and always entertaining Bobby Green for UFC on FOX 12. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green Lightweight When you reflect on Bobby Green and Josh Thomson's careers, it's interesting to note how similar they are: both men are considered talented, and yet both men possess results that undercut their potential. They just haven't broken through as the true elite. You could make the case that Thomson is truly elite, but it's not a reflection o read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to train yet, and the possibility of creating an interim title won’t make him rush back to the Octagon. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta admitted earlier this month that the promotion could create an interim title if the featherweight champion from Nova Uniao couldn’t return to the Octagon by October. "No chance at all," Aldo’s coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said of the possibility of rushing his rehab to avoid an interim title. "He’s alread read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you wanted to preserve your computer speakers and avoid neighbor complaints during UFC Fight Night 46, turning down the volume was a must during the Fight Pass-streamed event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two lightweights looking to avoid the unemployment line will bang it out in "Sac-Town." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will give a pair of struggling lightweights a chance to turn things around -- at the expense of each other -- when Justin Edwards collides with Yancy Medeiros at the UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. UFC announced the booking on Monday. Edwards (8-4) was riding high with a submission win over Jo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Swanson was backing out to avoid the hard punches early on. Stephens was firing away, hoping to land that big punch he was promising in the lead-up to this fight. A missed uppercut was followed by an inside leg kick. Finally, Swanson landed a body kick that hurt Stephens badly. We know this because he was actively backing away and trying to buy himself time to recover. Swanson rushed him and fired away with punch after punch. When he landed hard enough, Stephens decided to change levels and snag read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And "The Great" may need divine intervention to avoid the ZUFFA chopping block ... again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Nate Marquardt dropped down to the welterweight division in 2012, finding early success against Tyron Woodley in Strikeforce. But the thrill of victory would soon give way to the agony of defeat, and "The Great" was anything but in the three fights that followed. Now he's back at 185 pounds, because that's where God wants him to be. "I just feel like that's read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tapped to avoid a nap. The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42: "Henderson vs. Khabilov" event at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Fox Sports 1 kicked off with a bantamweight scrap pitting Bryan Caraway against Erik Perez. They exchanged punches early until Perez pushed forward looking for a takedown. Caraway used it to attempt a guillotine but while it looked tight, he never really had a chance at finishing. Not long after he threatened again by tak read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It appears the UFC is trying to avoid future surprises with fighters’ pasts. A new questionnaire asks UFC contractees to release personal information for background checks, according to a copy of the document obtained by MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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