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Super Bowl weekend is ready for some fireworks, as we see the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva to the Octagon when he takes on UFC bad boy Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Both fighters make their long-awaited return to the Octagon, as Silva is coming back from a gruesome leg injury and Diaz has been sitting out since March 2013, waiting for a fight. Can Silva return to his old form after such an injury, or will Diaz finally silence his critics with a win for the ages? Bleacher Report checks in with M read news >>

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Looks like the UFC will be breaking new ground in Europe in 2015. During a press conference from Stockholm, Sweden -- which featured on-stage appearances by Scotish fighter Joanne Calderwood, Poland's Jan Blachowicz and Germany's Nick Hein -- the UFC announced three new European dates. The UFC will make its inaugural visit to Krakow, Poland, on April 11. It will also return to Berlin, Germany, to the O2 Arena on June 20. The Octagon will also visit Scotland for the first time on July 18. That sh read news >>

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If seeing is believing, then the MMA world can no longer refute the fact that Conor McGregor is a star. According to MMAFighting.com, the viewership numbers from UFC Fight Night 59, which was headlined by McGregor and Dennis Siver, drew an average of 2,751,000 viewers. Those record-breaking numbers peaked at 3,162,000 when McGregor stepped into the cage for the main event. The previous record was held by the UFC’s debut event on FOX Sports 1, which featured a light heavyweight bout between Chael read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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It appears the UFC and FOX promotional push of Conor McGregor, and McGregor’s own hyping, paid off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In case you hadn't heard, top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who fights Jose Aldo later this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, can shut down an entire country. Turns out he can shut down FOX Sports 1, too. Not just because the cable television network cut out after the "Notorious" striker went full Nate Diaz and threw up the middle finger, but also because the Irish Muhammad Ali is expected to deliver the highest-rated and most-watched UFC event in channel read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Talk about a turn of events. Johny Hendricks was all set to try and reclaim his welterweight title agaisnt current division champion, Robbie Lawler, later this year after the two went back-and-forth at UFC 181 last December. Instead, "Bigg Rigg" has opted to take another fight in the interim instead of waiting around for summer to get back inside the Octagon. UFC confirmed that Hendricks will now face Matt Brown in the co-main event of UFC 185, which goes down on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The Bloody Elbow MMA Scouting Report is back! T.P. Grant and Zane Simon are breaking down the best 145-pound unsigned prospects in MMA. T.P. Grant and Zane Simon are back on the grind, this time looking at 130 Featherweights, searching for the ten best. Together, Zane and I have watched tape on fighters from all over the world. The 145-pound weightclass is an incredibly talent rich division and awash in excellent, young fighters. It not only has fighters who meet our "prospect status" requiremen read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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In a shocking announcement just days after his eighth-straight title defense, the UFC light heavyweight champion has entered a drug-treatment facility. We finally found the one fighter who poses a legitimate threat to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jon Jones. "Bones" tested positive for, benzoylecgonine, a cocaine metabolite, in a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on December 4. Since the NAC follows the World Anti-D read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jon Jones has reportedly tested positive for cocaine metabolites during a pre-UFC 182 drug test and since checked himself into rehab. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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It wasn't enough for Jon "Bones" Jones to simply defeat his rival Daniel Cormier on Saturday at UFC 182. Jones had to make a statement with his win. We all knew that Jones had a six-inch height advantage and 12-inch reach advantage over Cormier. Some expected that to be the key to Jones' success. There were some parts of the fight where Jones did a great job controlling distance. However, for the most part, the fight was fought in close quarters. One look at the numbers presented by Jason Floyd read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The New Year will kick off with a bang, as UFC 182 is set to go down Saturday night. It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier do not like each other, and now we get to see a fight that has been building for quite some time. Light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones looks to put his title up against the undefeated Daniel Cormier in what has Fight of the Year written all over it. A matchup of top lightweights is set, as undefeated Myles Jury is slated to take on the always entertaining read news >>

  • a month ago
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Twenty-one times Jon Jones has entered the fighting platform. Twenty-one times Jones has walked away victorious (seriously, go ahead and ask Matt Hamill if he thinks he won that fight). And all but once has Jones made it look easy. Too easy. He's made the Lyoto Machidas, Mauricio "Shogun" Ruas, Quinton "Rampage" Jacksons, Rashad Evans, Vitor Belforts and Chael Sonnens of the mixed martial arts world look like amateurs. Even with his limited amount of experience, Jones has managed to capitalize o read news >>

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When it comes to breaking the internet, Phil Brooks gave Kim Kardashian a run for her money, and he didn’t even have to take his clothes off. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Not really. But I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones couldn't resist taking a shot at the promotion's decision to give former WWE superstar CM Punk a chance to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) on the grandest stage of them all (more on that here). "Bones" breaks news on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: I'm headlining wrestlemania 31. — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 7, 2014 Now that I think about it, I would be down for an Alexander Gustafsson rematc read news >>

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