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  • 4 days ago
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Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123, but the rematch almost didn’t happen on Sept. 5. It’s always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss. "I was in New York for a Bellator photo shoot and they asked me to throw some flying knees, but I was landing on read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Can't say I'm surprised. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Charles Oliveira was unable to make weight for his UFC Fight Night 50 rematch against Nik Lentz, coming in four pounds heavy after a viral infection threw a monkey wrench into his plans to cut weight. Not that it mattered. Oliveira has now been removed from the card altogether and his "Carny" do-over has been scrapped. Since there is not enough time to find Lentz a replacement on just a few hours notice, these two will h read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak went home without a fight at UFC 177, and his home is now empty following an apparent robbery.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier is going to have to wait awhile to get his hands on Jon Jones. While the former Olympic wrestler-turned-mixed martial artist and the reigning light heavyweight king were set to collide at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, "Bones" suffered an injury during training camp and was forced to withdraw from the fight. The news broke Tuesday on Fox Sports 1, and this turn of events puts the freeze on some serious heat built up between the two fighters as of late. Last week during a two-city press tour read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After having his last two fights canceled, one due to the release of his opponent (Will Chope) on fight week, the other (against Brian Ortega) coming undone thanks to a hand injury, I figured it was... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Donald Cerrone helped even the most cynical fans rekindle their love of MMA with his tantalizing fight with Jim Miller on Wednesday, and the future seemed even brighter when rumors swirled that he was set to face Dagestani sensation Khabib Nurmagomedov. When news broke that Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov was booked for UFC 178, there was much rejoicing. When UFC President Dana White discussed how the operative word in that sentence is "was," however, there was much melancholy. According to White (h/t  read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Donald Cerrone-Khabib Nurmagomedov was a done deal for UFC 178. Then the dreaded injury bug reared its ugly head once again. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Lucas Martins had his last two UFC fights canceled due to injuries, but that turned out to be great for the Chute Boxe talent. Coming off stoppage victories over Jeremy Larsen (TKO) at lightweight and Ramiro Hernandez (submission) at bantamweight in his last appearances inside the Octagon, "Mineiro" moves up to the featherweight division to battle Alex White at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, N.J., and he’s glad he had those injuries. "I had two injuries that kept me out of the cage, but Go read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Poor guy is always the last to know... Gegard Mousasi had no idea his fight against Ronaldo Souza was no longer taking place in Los Angeles. That is, until he went on social media and discovered the promotion had "postponed" its UFC 176 pay-per-view (PPV) event. That means "The Dreamcatcher," by his own account, trained six weeks "for nothing," and took to his official Facebook page (via James Lynch) to put his employer on blast. Have a look: And the follow up (via Bloody Elbow): The good news i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Gegard Mousasi is the No. 7 ranked middleweight in the world. He's 35-4, he's coming off a huge win over Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night 41 and he earned what appeared to be a No. 1 contender's bout against Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza at UFC 176. When that event got scrapped recently, one would think a distinguished fighter such as Mousasi would receive a phone call about the news. Maybe even a text would do. According to Mousasi, though, none of that happened. He learned his fight was canceled via soc read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Gegard Mousasi was not pleased to find out about the UFC 176 cancellation through social media. Last night the UFC broke the news that UFC 176 was scrubbed from the calendar after failing to find a main event to replace Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes 2. Gegard Mousasi was scheduled to be the co-main event opposite fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but that fight along with the rest of the card will be rescheduled across several different UFC shows. All of this was brand new to Mousasi, who pos read news >>

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