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  • 2 years ago
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Three of the United Kingdom’s most prominent MMA promotions have come together in an effort to further regulate the sport in the U.K. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Some of the U.K.'s top MMA promotions - Cage Warriors, BAMMA and UCMMA - have united for a new fighter-safety initiative. The Centre of Health and Human Performance in London has launched SAFE MMA, a nonprofit organization established to improve the safety of MMA fighters in the U.K. Chief among the organization's plans is a centralized and confidential database for fighter medical records. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Veteran English welterweight and recent Bellator MMA and BAMMA fighter Jim Wallhead is returning to the organization where his career first flourished.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News Tagged: Cage Warriors 68, Jim Wallhead read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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I often comment to most anyone who cares to listen that not enough is being done to protect the health of MMA athletes. Some of those in charge say that they are doing an amazing job protecting fighters or that their roster of fighters is the most drug-tested group of athletes on the planet. But unfortunately, the facts are often quite different than their self-serving rhetoric would seem to suggest. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Team Australia coach George Sotiropoulos feels that The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs UK "The Smashes" series will boost the profile of MMA in Australia. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin hopes some fans can look at MMA in a new light. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin has seen the carnage that results from "leaving it all on the field" - especially after athletes conclude their careers in contact and contact sports. While out of sight is often out of mind for many MMA fans, it's never been more important to pay careful consideration to fighter safety as the sport continues its evolution. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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A bout between "The Ultimate Fighter 3" winner Michael Bisping (16-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and veteran UFC middleweight Chris Leben (18-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will headline a recently announced UFC 89 event. read news >>

  • 22 hours ago
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Colorado has hit a goldmine with WMMA fighter Lacey "The Ladie" Schuckman. She is unlike most female or even male fighters out there. Schuckman (10-7) has found read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Legendary grappler 'Judo' Gene LeBell discusses whether Muhammad Ali would have been a successful MMA fighter in his day. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Moments after dispatching his opponent, Dusan Dzakic went to work saving the man’s life.Dzakic, a Serbian MMA fighter, won his bout at Serbian Battle Championship 4 in December by submitting Croatian fighter Sebastijan Emini with a chokehold. Emini’s tap-out came not a moment too soon, as the Croatian was literally choking to death in Dzakic’s grasp.Deadspin’s Kevin Draper spotted footage of the scary moment (tap-out occurs around the 4:15 mark). Dzakic released Emini, recognized the danger befo read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Dutch MMA legend Bas Rutten offers his thoughts on the class action lawsuit leveled against the UFC and whether fighters are legitimately underpaid in the UFC. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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2014 was a rocky year for high-level mixed martial arts. While there were spots of excitement and transcendent glory, for the most part, it was a year marked by loss. First came the disappearance of the UFC's two biggest stars, Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre, victims of injury and ennui, respectively. Then its two remaining brightest lights, Jon Jones and Cain Velasquez, were also lost for months to injury. What remained were a collection of fights, some great and some forgettable, spread read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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This might be the weirdest "injury" that has ever occurred during an MMA fight.During an amateur bout, Alan Grays went down after taking a kick to the head from Jose Johnston. The blow to the dome was so severe that Grays' glass eye popped out.As the video shows, the official—unknowingly—nearly stepped on the prosthesis. Luckily, the eye just missed the ref's foot.[mmaUNDERGROUND, h/t Complex]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Jose Aldo is increasingly vocal about UFC fighter pay. The UFC featherweight champ—and one of the best two or three fighters in all of mixed martial arts—is again airing his grievances over what he perceives to be excessively low pay for UFC fighters, particularly when compared with their boxing counterparts. Aldo made the comments Friday during a Q&A session in Barueri, Brazil, where the UFC will hold UFC Fight Night 58 Saturday. The comments were originally reported by Portuguese-language site read news >>

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