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  • 2 years ago
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The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts has a middleweight headliner for its Dec. 1 event. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England -- Tom Watson scored a second-round TKO over Jack Marshman to retain his British Association of Mixed Martial Arts middleweight title in the main event of BAMMA 9 at the National Indoor Arena on Saturday. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - A little more than a week ago at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, the venue was nearly empty for UFC 137's first preliminary-card fight. A week later, a raucous crowd filled LG Arena in Birmingham, England, and gave every UFC 138 bout a main-event feel. So why is the UFC much more likely to visit Sin City than other European locales? read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - Renan Barao believes he's ready for a title shot. Of course, his 27 straight victories lend some credence to the argument. After all, Barao, who scored a first-round submission victory over English fighter Brad Pickett in Saturday's UFC 138 co-headliner, said there's only one reason fighters come to the UFC: to fight for a championship. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - UFC 138 had the makings of a disaster for former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. A 16-fight UFC veteran, he was criticized for taking on an unknown UFC newcomer in Papy Abedi, and at Friday's weigh-ins, his past weight-cutting issues seemed to catch up with him again when he initially failed to make weight. A victory, though, was Alves needed to reassure himself better days are ahead. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - Saturday night's "UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz" event featured a pair of U.S.-based middleweights in the promotion's first-ever five-round non-title fight, and while headliner Mark Munoz impressed with a second round stoppage of Chris Leben, he wasn't the only fighter providing storylines. UFC 138 marked the UFC's lone visit to England in 2011, and no less than eight British fighters competed on the card. At the evening's post-event press conference, British winners Terry read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - UFC middleweight contender Mark Munoz is good and ready to drop that "up-and-comer" tag. After a 10-minute dismantling of popular slugger Chris Leben in the main event of Saturday's UFC 138 card in Birmingham, England, Munoz said he's ready to challenge UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva for the belt. And while Silva has in the past been targeted by opponent's who seem to bear ill will toward him, Munoz doesn't share in that malice. In face Munoz credits a "Bru read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - British slugger Paul Daley may have potentially removed himself from UFC president Dana White's "pay no mind" list, but don't expect him to be stepping into the octagon anytime soon. At Saturday night's UFC 138 post-event press conference in Birmingham, England, UFC president Dana White didn't necessarily uphold his "never again" stance on the banished welterweight but did say Daley wasn't exactly on his radar. And while making the comment, White also seemed to read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - After being bumped from a championship fight with Georges St-Pierre in favor of Nick Diaz, Carlos Condit has his new target. MMAjunkie.com has learned from sources close to the promotion that Condit and Josh Koscheck have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 143 in February. UFC president Dana White revealed the likelihood of the potential booking at Saturday night's UFC 138 post-event press conference in Birmingham, England. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - Saturday's "UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz" event drew a reported 10,823 attendees and generated a live gate of $1.5 million. UFC president Dana White revealed the figures at the evening's post-event press conference, which MMAjunkie.com attended. Featuring a middleweight contest between fast-rising contender Mark Munoz and fan-favorite slugger Chris Leben, White said the figure represents a live-gate record for Birmingham, England's LG Arena, which hosted the event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - Che Mills, Terry Etim, Renan Barao and Brad Pickett each earned $70,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 138 event. Mills earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Etim picked up the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Barao and Pickett took home "Fight of the Night" honors. MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts at UFC 138's post-fight press conference. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - With perhaps his biggest win yet, Mark Munoz is convinced he's ready for a title shot. Following a two-round beating of fellow middleweight Chris Leben that forced the fighter's corner to call it quits before the third, Munoz was declared the TKO winner of the main event of Saturday's UFC 138 event. The event took place at LG Arena in Birmingham, England. The main card airs via same-day delay on Spike TV in the U.S., and it aired live in other countries. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BIRMINGHAM, England - John Maguire's UFC debut nearly ended soon after it began. Instead, the English fighter and crowd favorite survived a first-round knockdown and ultimately scored an impressive promotional-debut decision win over fellow welterweight Justin Edwards. It was the featured bout on the preliminary card of UFC 138, which streamed live on Facebook from LG Arena in Birmingham, England, prior to the night's main card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Sherdog.com will report from the LG Arena in Birmingham, England at approximately 1:40 p.m. ET with play-by-play and live results of UFC 138, which is headlined by a five-round middleweight contest between Mark Munoz and Chris Leben. read news >>

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