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  • 13 days ago
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Former ADCC champion Demian Maia was once known for his submission savvy inside the Octagon but in recent years, his submission victories have been scarce and Maia believes he knows why. Demian Maia started his UFC career in exciting fashion,with five straight submission victories. His victims included former number one contenders, Nate Quarry and Chael Sonnen. Since then however he's submitted only one of his 14 opponents. Maia, a former ADCC champion, hasn't submitted anyone but Rick Story sin read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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How one former MMA fighter turned regulator has enlisted the help of a statistician and former boxing judge, all in the name of improving a scoring system that MMA fans and fighters have complained about for years.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Three of our writers look at some of the rules in MMA – both in and out of the cage – that really draw our ire as viewers and reporters.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If you thought athletic commissions were bad when it comes to the UFC, wait til you see what goes on in the smaller shows. AXS TV's Inside MMA has cornered the market when it comes to delivering the best clips from small fry MMA organizations around the world. Delving into their archives, here is a collection of some of the most unbelievable moments and questionable referee decisions ever made. A dazed fighter allowed to continue after falling off the stool. One unconscious guy picked up off the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Most fighters under contract with Viacom-owned Bellator MMA look at the promotion’s new tournament-free structure as a positive, but Rafael Silva isn’t so sure.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Bellator is still home to "the toughest tournament in sports," but that tournament is getting a few adjustments. According to Luke Thomas of MMAFighting.com, Bellator tournament winners will no longer have to re-enter a tournament in order to get a title shot. Tournament winners will still receive all the benefits ($100,000 check and a title shot) they previously enjoyed, but will now also join a group of fighters who can receive title shots without entering another tournament. For example, Mich read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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HIP SHOW 2-ON-2 FIGHTING SOLD TO AMERICAN COMPANY, BECOMES HIP SHOW ARENA COMBAT INTERNATIONAL; FIRST U.S. SHOW IN SUMMER 2014 New name, new owners, same exciting competition! As of today, TV personalities Cyrus Fees and Casey Oxendine have assumed ownership of the Russian product HIP SHOW, branding it HIP SHOW ARENA COMBAT INTERNATIONAL. Coupled with the ownership and name change, Fees and Oxendine are announcing plans for their first American event in the Summer of 2014. Date, venue, and card read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Retired MMA fighter Conor Heun has dealt with athletic commissions in California, New Jersey, Ohio, Washington and Texas during his career as both a fighter and a cornermen, but he has never experienced anything like the athletic commission in Wyoming. Following the events that happened at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 14 last Friday, where fighter Junior Maranhao apparently passed out between rounds and then was allowed to continue fighting, the Wyoming State Athletic Commission has found itse read news >>

  • a year ago
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MMA fighters and coaches give their take on Patrick Cummins’ breach of an unwritten rule of the training room before his UFC 170 fight against Daniel Cormier. Filed under: Featured, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Daniel Cormier, Duke Roufus, Greg Jackson, Patrick (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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LAS VEGAS – UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie has witnessed firsthand the rise of the sport from obscurity to network TV. And while he hasn’t competed for more than six years, the MMA pioneer said the sport is now unquestionably mainstream.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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I often comment to most anyone who cares to listen that not enough is being done to protect the health of MMA athletes. Some of those in charge say that they are doing an amazing job protecting fighters or that their roster of fighters is the most drug-tested group of athletes on the planet. But unfortunately, the facts are often quite different than their self-serving rhetoric would seem to suggest. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The California State Athletic Commission is on the precipice of losing access to the Association of Boxing Commissions database, which would hamper the commission's ability to approve MMA bouts. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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After nearly seven years as owner of MMA Agents, Ken Pavia has sold the fighter representation firm to serve as vice president of business development for budding MMA media company Takedown Entertainment. read news >>

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