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Retired heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko discusses UFC President Dana White and the infamous negotiations on ‘The Island.’ Back in 2009, you would have been hard-pressed to find an MMA fan who did not want to see Fedor Emelianenko in the UFC. He was the golden goose; the fighter that presented an enigma in the shape of a Russian heavyweight fighting machine. Wherever he fought, fans tuned in, and violence ensued. Many assumed it was just a matter of time and money before Fedor was brought in read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Demian Maia started his UFC career with five straight submission victories between 2007 and 2009, but has only tapped one opponent in the following 14 bouts. Who’s to blame? Maia, a multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion, hasn’t submitted anyone but Rick Story since suffering his first professional loss to Nate Marquardt in 2009, and says that the lack of finishes is his opponent’s fault. "People always go to the ground with me trying to just hold me. They stall read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Brazilian Heavyweight has a theory that "The Spider" used drugs he was prescribed by the medical director of Comissão Atletica Brasileira de MMA. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva is sure that Anderson Silva is innocent of any wrongdoing after failing a pre-fight drug test before his bout with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31st. Bigfoot, a friend of "The Spider" from Team Nogueira camp, told Extra that the person at fault is the medical director of Comissão Atletica Brasileira de MMA, Dr. Marcio Tan read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz missing a flight was kind of funny for UFC 183 Embedded, but still being M.I.A. on Wednesday, Diaz's absence has garnered some attention. read news >>

  • a month ago
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It's easy to see where Conor McGregor gets it. While we all love Greg Jackson, it's refreshing to see a coach open up a bit more on some prickly issues. Thursday, SBG Ireland head trainer John Kavanagh penned a piece for The42.ie touching on a few of the biggest storylines emerging from Sunday's UFC Fight Night event in Boston. In preliminary action, SBG welterweight Cathal Pendred scored a controversial unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer. UFC president Dana White called the decision ' read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Lest anyone thinks that whole Strikeforce thing is water under the bridge, I present to you the twitter timeline of troubled mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Jason Miller. OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS ANJOS, NATE DIAZ? YOU MUSTA BEEN OFF IN HIPPYVILLE EATIN MUSHROOMS WHEN YOU SIGNED UP FOR THIS. — MAYHEM (@mayhemmiller) November 11, 2014 YOU ARE DUMMER THAN YR BROTHER — MAYHEM (@mayhemmiller) November 11, 2014 It should be noted that Miller spelled dumber, "dummer." "Mayhem," who read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Glover Teixeira was hoping to add another first-round knockout to his record at UFC 179, but his bout against fellow light heavyweight contender Phil Davis didn’t go as he expected on Oct. 25. Disappointed with the unanimous decision loss, Teixeira spoke to MMAFighting.com about the fight, why he had to cut 30 pounds on fight week, his desire to rematch Davis and much more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"It's time for Brazil to take most of the titles back." As a Brazilian heading into a UFC title fight, Fabricio Werdum would certainly hope to be more optimistic than his countryman, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In 2012, four Brazilians held UFC titles with Junior dos Santos at heavyweight, Silva at middleweight, Jose Aldo at featherweight and Renan Barao at 135 pounds. In 2014, only Aldo remains. In October, Silva reflected on the shift away from Brazil's shared dominance over t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Did it have a significant effect on the outcome? That's hard to say, but an infraction most definitely occurred and it went unpunished. As the first round of the Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes featherweight championship fight was drawing to a close last night (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the champion unleashed a series of punches at the challenger. Many of them hit with deadly accuracy, including two that appeared to come after the horn had sounded to signal the end of read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado doesn’t regret taking a short-notice headliner with heavyweight Stipe Miocic, but he does regret his mindset going into the fight. Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Not only is Cung Le questioning the results of the test which led to his suspension for usage of human growth hormone, he's questioning the testing procedure itself. The 42-year old Le was suspended for a year by the UFC following his TKO loss to Michael Bisping in August at UFC Fight Night 48. Because the event was held in Macau, People's Republic of China, which has no athletic commission, the UFC administered the tests on their own. In a statement issued on Facebook by Le's management team, A read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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An extremely emotional Wanderlei Silva on Friday announced his retirement from fighting, blaming his loss of desire on the way the UFC has treated him and other fighters. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is 20-1, and recently broke the promotion's record for successful 205-pound title defenses. And outside of a close unanimous decision win over Alexander Gustafsson, he's made the entire division look foolish. He's clearly one of, or perhaps the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters on the planet. So why doesn't he enjoy the mass appeal that comes with those types of accolades? UFC color commentator Joe Rogan, using former read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Following his surprising third round submission loss to ‘Jacare’ Souza in the main event of Friday night’s event in Foxwood, Connecticut, Mousasi admits he lacked focus ahead of the fight. The UFC's return to Connecticut was a successful endeavor for all those involved except Gegard Mousasi. The Dutch middleweight was unable to make it 2-0 against Ronaldo Souza, and lost the lopsided main event via third round submission. ‘Jacare' was in command of the bout from the get-go and maintained control read news >>

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