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Maybe you forgot. After all, the mixed martial arts (MMA) community hasn't seen former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva for over a year. And even when he was competing, our last memories were of him getting knocked out by Chris Weidman to lose his title. Then breaking his leg in a horrific turn of events in their championship rematch. But prior to the division's "All American" invasion, Silva was doing some scary stuff inside the Octagon. Consider that in read news >>

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Heading into his UFC 181 welterweight title defense, rumors abounded that then-champion Johny Hendricks was going through a brutal weight cut. The gossip seemed confirmed when Hendricks appeared gaunt getting on the scale for the fight's weigh-in, and further reinforced when he seemed a step slow in losing his title to Robbie Lawler in a tight split decision. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, we found out just how bad Hendricks' weight cut went: In the fight's aftermath, Hendricks pondered re read news >>

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Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world ... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial submission victory Saturday. That news came Monday evening from Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting, who spoke with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Though Foster said Palhares will not be punished by the CSAC, he expressed frustration over Palhares' continued and d read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been involved in some of the division’s most punishing fights over the past two years. read news >>

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Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. He missed out on the opportunity to claim UFC's Welterweight belt thanks to Georges St-Pierre way back in Aug. 2008, but tonight (Dec. 13, 2014) Fitch was teed up to win a different world title at the expense of 170-pound kingpin Rousimar Palhares at WS read news >>

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It was a snoozefest, and then suddenly, Josh Samman snoozed Eddie Gordon with a brutal kick to the face in their Middleweight match up at UFC 181 last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Samman had not competed inside the Octagon for more than 18 months because of injuries and the tragic death of his girlfriend, but he appeared to pick up right were he left off by finishing The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 winner. And, in the process, banking a "life-cha read news >>

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With all due adoration to Rodney Dangerfield, Wladimir Klitschko is the one who gets no respect. read news >>

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With a devastating spinning backfist, amateur bantamweight prospect Jessica Middleton earned herself a place in the nightmares of fighters everywhere. At BlackOut Fighting Championship 26 on November 8 in Kansas City, Missouri, Middleton dropped opponent Holly Torrez to the mat in a cold, unconscious heap.Torrez fully paid the price when she bit on a one-two-punch decoy that Middleton sold beautifully.[MMAUnderground]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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Luke Sanders won the RFA bantamweight championship, blasting Jarred Mercado with a knee and finishing with punches, although it wasn't without some controversy. read news >>

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Did you miss Zack Mwekassa's amazing KO at Glory 18? Check it out right here. In the opening fight at Glory 18 tonight, live on Spike TV, Zack Mwekassa scored an incredible right hook knockout win over Brian Collette. Check out the gif below. With that win, Mwekassa moves on to the tournament finals later tonight where he will take on Saulo Cavalari. Mwekassa's Glory debut was an equally spectacular KO, when he stopped UFC veteran Pat Barry in Denver at Glory 16. Here's the official result and r read news >>

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Max Griffin brought the festivities at Tachi Palace Fights 21 to a swift and brutal conclusion on Thursday night, as he knocked out Ricky Legere Jr. with a short right hand in the welterweight title headliner at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Leemore, Calif. read news >>

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Following another brutal knockout loss last week, perhaps former #1 bantamweight in the world Miguel Torres skips that kickboxing bout next year and call it a career. Miguel Angel Torres was one of the most electrifying fighters at the height of the WEC's popularity. Aside from Urijah Faber, who was the unquestioned premier poster boy of the promotion, Torres was the marquee man when Zuffa trimmed their stable to feature the 135-155 lbs divisions exclusively. He had only one loss to his name (wh read news >>

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Kazakh destroyer Gennady Golovkin scored his eighteenth-straight knockout by planishing well-traveled veteran Marco Antonio Rubio last night (Sat., Oct. 18, 2014) on HBO Boxing from inside the StubHub Center in Carson, California. After the fight, "GGG" called for a 2015 showdown against Miguel Cotto. For full results and play-by-play from "Golovkin vs. Rubio," which also featured Nicholas Walters' knockout over Nonito Donaire, click here. read news >>

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