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UFC commentator and onetime welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy visualizes before he straps on the headset to call fights, and he sees himself making the walk from the arena to the cage. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently. As MMA Fighting reported, "Vai Cavalo" and about a dozen of his teammates/coaches moved to Nevado de Toluca, Mexico to prepare for his UFC 180 championship bout with Cain Velasquez. On the very first day sleeping in the house, tragedy nearly struck. I was there with 12 other guys from my team, read news >>

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Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for. In his new podcast titled "You're Welcome," Sonnen spoke in depth on his thought process before taking banned substances that made him fail two drug tests and subsequently get a two-year ban from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (transcription per MMA Fighting). People were saying, 'Why won read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC featherweight challenger Chad Mendes joins The Great MMA Debate podcast to discuss which UFC champ is most likely to next lose the belt. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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WSOF welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch is fighting champ Rousimar Palhares – finally – and that means he has to answer questions about leglocks. Namely, how he’ll stop them.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, WSOF read news >>

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In recent weeks the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been quick to announce No.1 contenders for their stable of champions. Rory MacDonald is poised to face the winner of the bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler at UFC 181 (via ESPN), while Conor McGregor seems to be the next in line for a shot at the featherweight title against the man carrying the belt after UFC 179 (via MMA Fighting). This should excite John Lineker as he prepares to face Ian McCall in a few weeks. Another big win read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes discusses Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise through the rankings, as well as the Irishman’s recent comments directed towards him. While Irish sensation Conor McGregor has taken aim at the entire 145-pound division over the past few months, one of the primary fighters he targets with his verbal jousts is upcoming title challenger Chad Mendes, whom he refers to as "mini." While the Team Alpha Male product is not bothered by McGregor's jabs at his height, read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander GUstafsson released a statement defending his fellow countrymen after an unfortunate evening at UFC Fight Night: Stockholm. While the UFC's first trip to Stockholm was a successful endeavor for the local fighters involved, the second trip was quite the contrary. Of the six fighters who competed from Sweden on the card, only two managed victories that night, with the other four losing in spectacular fashion. On the main card, Niklas Backstro read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former World Series of Fighting title challenger Josh Burkman is making his return to the UFC. read news >>

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Just a month ago, Josh Burkman had a new three-fight deal with WSOF and told MMAjunkie he was glad to be staying with the promotion. Today, he’s back in the UFC for the first time since 2008.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Upcoming UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort is accusing champion Chris Weidman of milking and/or embellishing an injury in order to hold onto his belt through the holiday season. In an interview with Brazilian media outlet Combate, "The Phenom" implied that Weidman's broken hand, which forced him out of UFC 181 (h/t Ariel Helwani), came with awfully convenient timing (translation per MMA Mania). I think that all titleholders who have more than one injury, the UFC should create an in read news >>

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