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Back to the cage after a three-year hiatus in 2013, Brazilian featherweight Chinzo Machida has signed a deal with Bellator MMA. Chinzo Machida, who turns 38 years old in March, has signed a multi-fight deal with Scott Coker’s promotion, and expects to make his debut around April or May of 2015. Tatame first reported the signing, and Machida confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. "I signed with them," Machida said. "I underwent a shoulder surgery a month ago and I’m still recovering. I believe (I read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Sergio Pettis got UFC 181's brother act off to a solid start. The 21-year old bantamweight, whose older brother Anthony defends his title against Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event Saturday night at Mandalay Bay, got the Pettis brothers in the win column on the undercard, scoring a dominant win over Dallas' Matt Hobar. The judges' scores were 29-28, 29-28, and 30-27 for a unanimous decision. In the opening round, Hobar (9-3) dropped Pettis (12-1) at the outset. But he wasn't able read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Brother to the UFC lightweight champion, Sergio Pettis didn't immediately rise to the top in his own division. However, at 21 years old, he has the potential to be a contender at 135 pounds. On Saturday, Pettis will meet Matt Hobar on the UFC 181 preliminary card. The matchup will give Pettis a good chance to record consecutive victories for the first time in his young UFC career. He is one of many young stars to emerge from RFA, a promotion that has positioned itself as a proving ground for fig read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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UFC fighter "King" Bobby Green has faced as much turmoil outside the Octagon as he has competition inside it. Green's brother Mitch was killed in a drive-by shooting in Rialto, Calif., back on June 1st, and another brother was shot in September (but survived). Despite these personal problems, his eight fight win streak remains intact The seventh-ranked UFC lightweight faces a tough test later tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at the UFC Fight Night 57 event on FOX Sports 1 against eleventh-ranked Ed read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Paige VanZant hopes to make a career as a UFC flyweight after a short and sporadic tour of smaller MMA promotions. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Sergio Pettis, younger brother of lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, will clash with Matt Hobar at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Pettis comes into the contest a winner, scoring a unanimous-decision victory over veteran ground specialist Yaotzin Meza. In the bout, Pettis used an effective combination of striking to defeat the 33-year-old. At 21 years old with a record of 11-1, Pettis is talented but still evolving, and he knows that. "I was starting to get a little bit more loose," Pettis read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC fighter Bobby Green, who lost one brother to a drive-by shooting in May, reportedly had a second brother shot in the past couple of days. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight standout, Bobby Green just had another family member shot in what might turn out to be a gang related shooting, as was thought to be the case with his younger brother, Mitchell, who was shot and killed in May of this year. In a very unfortunate turn of events, UFC Lightweight, Bobby Green has just had another sibling involved in an act of violence. This will be the second family member involved in what might be a gang affiliated shooting, as was thought to be the case with his yo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and PRIDE veteran Aleksander Emelianenko (23-7) according to the head of Russian MMA promotion Coliseum Fighting Championship, Oleg Raevskiy, will not... read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Although Adam Nijem has his UFC-vet brother to thank for an MMA introduction, the Titan FC 30 fighter already had the foundation in place for a promising fighting career.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It’s quite a thing to be a kid and see a hero born right in front of you. Just ask Leonardo Santos. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Raphael Assuncao might not be the only Assuncao in the Octagon in 2015. The bantamweight contender is going for his seventh win in a row against Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54 in October, and his twin brother Freddy Assuncao want to join him in the UFC. Currently signed with World Series of Fighting, Freddy Assuncao extended his win streak to seven in a row in his WSOF debut in January, when he scored a close split-decision victory over Brenson Hansen. "Unfortunately, I only fought once in read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMA legend, Frank Shamrock, tells us how his relationship has changed with his brother, Ken, since the two reconciled last year on a TV special, and if he still wants to fight his brother. Plus, more details on Spike TV's "Gym Rescue" and what is in store for the show! read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The manager for the younger Diaz Brother was a guest on Submission Radio and updated fans on various fights the Nate Diaz camp has asked for and the status of negotiations with the UFC. Following an ugly public back-and-forth with UFC president Dana White about his client Nate Diaz, manager Mike Kogan was a guest on Submission Radio and talked about his client who's holding out for more money. "I reached out to the UFC before the Donald Cerrone/(Jim) Miller fight even happened and said 'hey, how read news >>

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