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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 >>

  • 11 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 >>

  • 18 hours ago
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Former German MMA fighter and rapper Deso Dogg recently appeared in ISIS propaganda and beheading videos. A former MMA fighter and rapper from Germany has been declared an international terrorist by the United States after his association with the Islamic State was made clear in various propaganda videos. Abu Talha al-Almani, formerly known as Denis Cuspert and rapper Deso Dogg, joined ISIS back in 2012, and has recently appeared in an ISIS propaganda video holding a severed head. According to t read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Swiss welterweight fighter and bouncer Boris Racic was killed in a shooting last Sunday morning in Zurich, Switzerland. Racic allegedly was vice president of the internationally organized street gang 'Black Jackets'. Sunday morning 5:15 in Zurich's district of Affoltern, the 30-year old Boris Racic, MMA fighter and bouncer of the popular night club "Mascotte", got hit by multiple gun shots in broad daylight. Police and paramedics arrived minutes later and tried to resuscitate him - without succe read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Patrick Martin, the man on the wrong end of a beating by UFC vet Josh Neer in a widely seen video, spoke to an MMA Fighting FanPoster and claims what we've seen doesn't tell the whole story of the fight. He's been held down and elbowed repeatedly, then kicked in the face by a professional mixed martial artist who then posted the video and called him a "bully." Then he was kicked out of the gym where he hoped to begin seriously training for his own cage fighting debut. Now Patrick Martin tells hi read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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When a random person ran his mouth to Josh Neer, the MMA fighter decided to put an end to the smack talk and battle things out in the gym.According to the Bloody Elbow's John Nash and Mookie Alexander, the challenger in this video had been talking smack to Neer for some time now. After ignoring the trash-talker in the beginning, Neer—who has competed in UFC—finally told him to meet him at the gym to settle things.It went pretty much how you'd expect, with Neer showing no mercy.Here's a look at s read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Iconici MMA Tv host Laura Kelley caught up with UFC lightweight fighter Danny Last Call Castillo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Iuri Alcantara is ranked number eight in the UFC bantamweight division, but decided to get out of the comfort zone. After winning 32 of 38 MMA fights, "Marajo" decided to leave Para, Brazil, to learn new techniques in a different gym, and he followed his brother Ildemar Alcantara to Greg Jackson’s team in Albuquerque. "I had good training partners in Brazil, but my brother needed more sparrings, so he decided to go there to train," Alcantara told MMAFighting.com. "I decided to follow him to get read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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GLENDALE, Calif. -- Ronda Rousey has goals different from the rest of us. Let's just say, she sets the bar high. The UFC women's bantamweight champion said Wednesday at a UFC 184 media day at her Glendale Fighting Club gym that she'll know it's time to retire when she believes she's the greatest MMA fighter of all time -- man or woman. "Definitely it's a goal of mine," Rousey said. "Whether I achieve that or not, whether or not people perceive it one way or another has nothing to do with the acc read news >>

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