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A past Strikeforce and WEC champion, Nick Diaz could go down as one of the better fighters to never win a UFC championship. In February 2012 and March 2013, Diaz had respective shots at UFC gold opposite Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre, but he came up short in both instances. Following his loss to St-Pierre, Diaz stepped away from fighting for nearly two years, holding out for another big fight. Despite having lost two in a row, his patience paid off in a big way. At UFC 183, which takes pla read news >>

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Sometimes a coach has to talk tough to their fighters to get them to listen. While Conor McGregor has quickly risen up the UFC ranks to a title shot and MMA stardom, his career wasn't always so clear cut. Back in his teen years he stopped going to the gym and stopped training, to the point that his mother was apprently calling up his coach, John Kavanagh, and asking him to get Conor motivated to get back in the gym again. He did, and judging by the results, it must have been a hell of a phone ca read news >>

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Since exploding onto the UFC scene with a flashy knockout of Chris Leben at UFC Fight Night 5, Anderson Silva has staked his claim as the greatest fighter of all time. Take a look inside his amazing career statistics.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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When Anderson Silva broke his leg in violent fashion during a December 2013 bout with Chris Weidman, some wondered whether he'd ever compete again. On Saturday, Silva will make his way back to the Octagon opposite Nick Diaz while attempting to silence some doubters who don't think he has enough left in the tank to reclaim the middleweight championship. Having recorded 10 straight UFC title defenses spanning more than six years, Silva is widely and deservedly considered the best fighter in MMA hi read news >>

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UFC middleweight Thales Leites previews his UFC 182 fight against Tim Boetsch and discusses his career resurgence. read news >>

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For the first time in his career, the "Mauler" got mauled. At UFC on FOX, Anthony Johnson did what not even Jon Jones could do: He stopped Alexander Gustafsson with hard punches in the first round. Not even himself can believe it. Three years ago, who would have thought that Anthony "Rumble" Johnson will one day face the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world for the prestigious UFC light-heavyweight belt? Certainly not himself. Back then, the 6' 2'' Johnson was starving himself down to the w read news >>

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Anthony Johnson experienced moments of self doubt, but he completed his unlikely career turnaround, earning a title shot through a violent victory over Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Gegard Mousasi’s talent is undeniable. He’s one of the world’s top-ranked middleweights and a former Strikeforce champion, yet there’s still a lingering feeling he could be even better. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Anderson Silva isn’t here to talk about the past. read news >>

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With V3 Fights behind him, Jaleel Willis believes as long as he keeps working hard, big things are coming his way. read news >>

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Mirsad Bektic doesn’t remember much about Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was 3 when his family left near the height of the Bosnian War, too young to understand anything except that the fighting had gotten too bad and it was time to go.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Conor McGregor's dismantling of Dennis Siver headlined UFC's third career trip to Boston on Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015). Let's take a look back at some of the memorable moments from the UFC Fight Night 59 card from "Beantown." Conor McGregor's run has only just begun. And make no mistake, he is a star. The Irish featherweight has been in our heads, lives, and articles since he came on the scene in April 2013 and for all who hate the "The Notorious" one, he is not going away any time soon. You c read news >>

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BOSTON -- Sean O'Connell spoke to the media after his UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver win over Matt Van Buren. He discussed thinking he could be released if he didn't win, his weigh-in "boop" of Van Buren's nose and looking for one big shot to knock Van Buren out while absorbing dozens of strikes to do it. read news >>

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Robbie Lawler became the UFC welterweight champion 12 years after his promotional debut, and a fellow American Top Team fighter sees him as an example that everything is possible when you work hard. Gleison Tibau, who made his Octagon debut in 2006, makes his 24th appearance under the UFC banner against Norman Parke at Sunday night’s UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, and looks for his third win in a row to get one step closer to the top of the division. "Despite the fact that I took this fight on sh read news >>

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