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  • 2 years ago
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Today at 10 a.m. local time, Chael Sonnen weighed 195 pounds. Yesterday, he was 10 pounds heavier, and 20 pounds from the on-the-dot 185 he needs to be to fight champ Anderson Silva at UFC 148. The middleweight title challenger looked a little nervous when he reported that figure during interviews on Thursday, one day before the event's official weigh-ins. But the man who got him there wasn't, and he said today's number is exactly what it's supposed to be. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen nearly came to blows when they squared off for promotional photos at Tuesday's UFC 148 pre-fight press conference. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A title fight and rematch between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen apparently has been moved from UFC 147 in Brazil to UFC 148 in Las Vegas. A press conference today in Rio de Janeiro announcing the change has been delayed an hour due to technical issues. However, signage at the media event now shows a UFC 148 poster adorned with Silva and Sonnen's likeness and names. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Thiago Alves and his new coach Mike Dolce document the work they've done together to ensure the Brazilian makes weight on Friday and then shocks the world on Saturday with his performance.  Read More >> read news >>

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Despite recent weight cutting troubles, the former welterweight champion will not be working with the UFC's diet guru for his upcoming fight against "The Immortal" Matt Brown. Proper diet, nutrition, and training are hot button issues in MMA. This is a young sport and there's still a lot of experimenting going on, as to what makes for the perfect fight camp. Unlike more rigorously controlled (and unionized) sports, there's not a lot of oversight as to how camps are run and what rules guys need t read news >>

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While Antonio Silva continued his drop down the UFC heavyweight rankings, a pair of unlikely winners from Sunday's Fight Night in Porto Alegre found themselves in the top 15. The wave of underdog wins at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir shook up the latest rankings in a big way. Antonio Silva is no longer a top 10 heavyweight, while Marion Reneau is a top 10 women's bantamweight and Frankie Saenz is top 15 in men's bantamweight. Michael Johnson went from outside the top 10 of lightweight to just read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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T.J. Waldburger was set to face Wendell Oliveira on the preliminary portion of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 61 card when he was forced to withdraw after having issues while cutting weight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Fighter pay isn't as big an issue as it has been in the past, thanks in large part to repeatedly failed drug tests taking over the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene. Still, all of the positive tests in the world won't hide the fact that there are still some Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters who feel they don't get paid enough for doing what they do inside the eight-walled cage. Ronda Rousey isn't one of those fighters, as the women's bantamweight champion says she is more than happy wit read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Mike Dolce talks about Thiago Alves' effort and the weight-cutting issues at UFC 183. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Part one of a two part piece on the science of nutrition and weight cutting for fighters with FitnessVT's George Lockhart. When people talk about fighters cutting weight, the name that tends to come up is Mike Dolce, but behind the scenes the mastermind behind some of the most successful weight class transitions in the UFC is George Lockhart. Lockhart spent years with the USMC as the premier combat conditioning specialist for the marines. After 10 years of coming up with the best ways to keep ma read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen feels that middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has complained about his latest loss against Yoel Romero for far too long and it's time to move on. Of course, the silver-tongued "American Gangster" said it with a little more colorful language than that on this week's edition of his You're Welcome podcast (transcription per MMA Fighting). Tim Kennedy is one cranky and bitter son of a b---h. Have you seen some of the stuff he's saying lately? He's read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ahead of January’s UFC on FOX 14 event and an intriguing light heavyweight headliner, the organization today headed to the host site, Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena, for a press conference and open workouts.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"No, he's not working with me. I did contact him before coming out here and I had no response, so I don't know what the deal was. He's a busy guy. I don't know what he's got going on in his life. I don't know if he's got issues, or other important things going on. It doesn't bother me much. But yes it does, because I wanted the help and now he's here, but it's kind of bittersweet, I guess. I'm feeling great. I've only got a few pounds left to lose and I'm still eating, I'm still drinking water a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In his interview with Submission Radio, Mark Hunt discusses his weight cutting woes heading into the UFC 180 interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum. Internet trolls, climate change, and weight cutting woes - those are some of the various obstacles that Mark Hunt is coming up against during (short-notice) preparation for the biggest fight of his career. It is an unfavorable situation for a title challenger known for ballooning up between fights. Not only does the New Zealand native need to p read news >>

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