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  • 18 days ago
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When fighters carry emotional baggage into the cage, you never quite know what to expect. In Josh Samman’s case, it was a highlight-reel finish that earned a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus at UFC 181.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kelvin Gastelum spoke to MMA Fighting ahead of his UFC 180 bout against Jake Ellenberger. He talked about his upcoming fight, his desire to fight in Mexico, and the reason he wasn't working with Mike Dolce this time around. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Frankie Edgar has gotten the best of BJ Penn in each of the three times they've fought, but don't think that Edgar doesn't hold any gratitude to Penn. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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20-year old Paige VanZant talks about her unusual road to the Octagon Paige VanZant's dreams of competing for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) were put on ice after she was rejected from trying out for season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), which features women vying to become the first-ever UFC strawweight champion. But it wasn't because of a lack of skills, but rather for being too young, as the 20 year old was just one year too short of meeting the age requirement. Thanks a lot, alcohol read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Bellator President Tim Danaher has also stepped down. It's official. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has been removed by Viacom effective immediately, and today issued a statement on his "bittersweet" departure after eight years behind the controls. "It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I am leaving the company I founded. I have great pride in having turned my vision into reality, a thriving business with television distribution to over 140 countries around the world, a partnership wit read news >>

  • a year ago
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It’s been a bittersweet year for Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who made her UFC debut with a win over Miesha Tate but then had a knee injury take away her chance to coach on “The Ultimate Fighter” and then compete for a UFC title. But the fighter known (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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NEW YORK CITY – It was a bittersweet feeling for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to watch Miesha Tate lose to Cat Zingano at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.  read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following his performance Saturday night, Tarec Saffiedine will forever be known as the final Strikeforce welterweight champion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC 153 has highlighted both the lowest of lows and the highest of highs for UFC President Dana White. The event, which takes place next month in Brazil, was the latest major show in which injuries decimated the top fights. White said the injury bug has become the organization's Achilles' heel, but when UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped up to take the headlining spot, White remembered why he loves the sport. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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There was a moment when Travis Browne didn't know what to do. Sitting alone and in silence, the undefeated UFC heavyweight had no clue how to react. An injury to Ben Rothwell left the UFC with no viable opponents for Browne, and he lost out on the chance to fight on network TV at this past weekend's UFC on FOX 4 event. "That day when I found out I was actually pulled off the card, I was depressed," Browne admitted to MMAjunkie.com. "It was really disappointing, and I was really emotio read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Greg Jackson had mixed feelings Saturday after Jon Jones defended his UFC light heavyweight title against Rashad Evans. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship's recent trip to Australia was bittersweet for George Sotiropoulos. After all, the native Australian always enjoys welcoming the sport's biggest promotion to his homeland, but he had hoped to do so after celebrating a win at the previous wee's UFC 144 event in Japan. Injuries prevented that dream from becoming a reality, but Sotiropoulos said he's now feeling better than ever. And with a summer return date in his sights, the submission specialist is read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Trainer Greg Jackson is happy that Jon Jones will be getting a light heavyweight title shot March 19, but he wishes it hadn’t been the result of an injury to a teammate. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It's never a happy occasion to profit from another person's misfortune. But in the end, the show must go on. Dan Miller took a big leap when he agreed to fight Nate Marquardt at UFC 128 in place of Yoshihiro Akiyama, who withdrew from Saturday's event in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Japan. So while Miller is excited to get the opportunity to fight the perennial contender, he said today that it's a "bittersweet" feeling to fill in. read news >>


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