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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie officially retired from MMA on Thursday following his KO loss at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12. Following a disappointing first round KO loss to Fight Club Berkut standout Beslan Isaev, Cody McKenzie has officially retired from MMA competition. McKenzie finishes his career with a 15-6 record in professional competition and a 3-4 run during his tenure with the UFC. He also ends his career on a two-fight losing streak. I'm done fighting I would call it retiring but I nev read news >>

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Check out the full results for Wednesday’s M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event. Following an entertaining evening of fights in St. Petersburg, the M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event culminated with Germany's Stephan Puetz retaining his light-heavyweight title with a TKO victory over Valery Myasnikov. Also featured on the card was a co-main event battle for the vacant lightweight title, which saw undefeated Maxim Divnich dispatch Djhambulat Kurbanov to win the vacant lightweight title. Forme read news >>

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German light heavyweight Stephan Puetz defended his M-1 Challenge championship for the second time and handed Valery Myasnikov the first defeat of his career in the main event of M-1 Challenge 54 on Wednesday. read news >>

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Over the weekend, the UFC crowned a new champion at 115 pounds following a tournament on Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. That woman was Carla Esparza, who is the first-ever female strawweight champion. She now has a target on her back and a new division full of eager, talented fighters. They will be competing in important bout after important bout, attempting to earn a shot at Esparza in the near future. Following a big weekend for the 115-pound division, what's next for the new UFC champion? read news >>

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On Saturday, Stipe Miocic will run into his biggest challenge since beginning his MMA career. That is a bout with former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. In seven UFC appearances, Miocic has posted a 6-1 record. With three straight wins since a deflating loss to Stefan Struve, Miocic has earned a big step up in competition and could have a chance to earn a title shot with a victory against dos Santos at UFC on Fox 13. Meanwhile, dos Santos has been inactive since a loss to Cain Velasquez read news >>

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UFC veteran Cody McKenzie is officially set to face Daniel Swain on co-promoted M-1 Challenge & ACB 12 show on December 17. On Tuesday afternoon, M-1 Global and Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) announced the addition of UFC veteran Cody McKenzie to their joint show on December 17 in St. Petersburg, Russia. McKenzie, who went 2-4 during his tenure with the UFC, will meet Russian welterweight Breslan Isaev in one of the feature fights of the evening. Also on the card is a match-up between Daniel read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Stipe Miocic is looking to shake things up in the heavyweight division in a major way at UFC on Fox 13. And it's an opportunity he's been chasing for the better part of the year. The former two-sport standout from Cleveland State University began his 2014 campaign by notching a victory over former title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga when the UFC returned to Chicago back in January. The Brazilian grappling ace has played the unofficial role of gatekeeper to the upper ranks of the heavyweight fold, a read news >>

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"The Karate Hottie" is excited for the challenge of defending her atomweight title for the second time in three months. She faces Hereca Tiburcio at Invicta FC 10 on Friday (Dec. 5, 2014) in Houston, Texas. The event streams live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Before Michelle Waterson defended her Invicta FC atomweight title for the first time over Yasuko Tamada at Invicta FC 8, winning by third-round technical knockout, she hadn't fought in over a year and a half. Now, she is set to read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Luigi Fioravanti, at 33 years old, isn't exactly over the hill, but heading into his M-1 Challenge bout in December, he's not sure what his fighting future holds. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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By his own admission, 2014 has not been the best of years for former UFC welterweight Cody McKenzie, especially after fishing season derailed his tournament aspirations. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC veteran Diego Nunes made a successful second trip to Sweden, brutally knocking out former Dream and Shooto world champion Joachim Hansen in the second round of their featherweight main event at Superior Challenge 11, claiming the promotion's 145-pound title at the Axa Sport Center in the city of Sodertalje. read news >>

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While inconsistency has plagued Daniel Swain over the past two years, he could have very much put himself back on track with a 67-second win in his most recent bout. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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As he prepares to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort says he's "stronger, lighter and faster" since he quit using TRT. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Check out the results from M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire. For the first time in the promotion's storied history, M-1 Global debuted in mainland China on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing. The event was titled ‘M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in the Celestial Empire' and featured a variety of intriguing prospects on the card. Marcin Tybura, the promotion's undefeated M-1 heavyweight champion and top prospect outside of the UFC, defended his title with an opening round submission win over E read news >>

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