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  • 15 days ago
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The champions are finally healthy, and the challengers each ready to take their second shots at UFC gold. Parallel storylines, you guys! As Saturday night's UFC 181 kicks off perhaps the most important (and potentially awesome) stretch of live events in UFC history, welterweight champ Johny Hendricks and lightweight titlist Anthony Pettis both ease back into active duty after significant injury layoffs. Good timing, right? Across the cage from them will be two legitimate top contenders (Robbie L read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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If there's one thing that Dana White wants you to believe right now, it's that 2015 is going to be a big year for the UFC. Take a second to realize that the UFC will welcome the new year with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson and Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz all in the first calendar month. So, yeah—it's safe to say 2015 is poised to be a big year. Real big. But you should also take a second to realize that only one of the afo read news >>

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Ronda Rousey is the Queen of Mean. Her reign as the UFC women's bantamweight champion is one of glory, guts and undeniable domination. However, in a sport bubbling over with talented fighters from all corners of the globe, a champion's tenure is never a sure bet. Instead, scintillating titleholders like Rousey are forced stand their ground and power through the waves of hungry contenders that crash upon MMA's beachfront. It's a life of violence and sometimes ultimate peril, but it comes with the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former No.1 women's Bantamweight title challengers ... UNITE! Two of the top three female Bantamweight fighters under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner, Miesha Tate (No. 2) and Sara McMann (No. 3), will collide in a pivotal divisional match up planned for UFC 183, which is set for MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 31, 2015. "UFC Tonight" revealed the 135-pound showdown on its latest FOX Sports 1 broadcast. Tate is in the midst of a two-fight win streak, most rece read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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WSOF 14 headliners Ryan Ford (170.4) and Jake Shields (170.7) are each made weight and are now official for Saturday’s NBCSN-televised event, which takes place at Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Note to prospective challengers: Do not fight Takuya Eizumi unless you're prepared to face this face.Yusei Shimokawa found this out the hard way after losing a unanimous decision to Eizumi on June 29. The GIF surfaced more recently and is simultaneously hilarious and more than a little creepy.[Metro]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Mixed martial arts was built around concepts like honor and respect, both before and after a fight. That was before Twitter and other en masse social media came along, though.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Rico Verhoeven is the new GLORY World Heavyweight Champion after beating Daniel Ghita at GLORY LAST MAN STANDING this past weekend. Ghita stays in the contender picture but won't be Verhoeven's first challenger. So who will it be? Here's five possible options GLORY could consider. Rico Verhoeven won the GLORY World Heavyweight Championship in the headline bout of the LAST MAN STANDING card, going 2-0 over his close rival Daniel Ghita in successive fights. The win takes Verhoeven out of the ranki read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Bellator MMA significantly trimmed its roster recently, releasing 19 fighters from their contracts. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks recently appeared on Inside MMA, where he and show co-host and former UFC heavyweight champ Bas Rutten broke down their picks for the top five challengers to Hendricks' belt. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Attention all potential lightweight title challengers, Ben Henderson wants to see if your good enough to vie for the strap by engaging in fisticuffs inside the Octagon. Since winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title back at UFC 164 back in August of 2013, Anthony Pettis has yet to defend his illustrious strap. Through no fault of his own, of course, as "Showtime" has been dealing with a knee injury that required surgery to fix. The good news is that Pettis is cleared to read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The UFC is selling greatness at the moment. It's a very specific kind of greatness—one that we haven't quite seen before and may not see again. It's a violent ballet, a bloody dance of rangy strikes and thunderous attacks on the mat. It's the work of Jon Jones, an obviously prodigious talent from the day he first entered the Octagon, a man who may have no ceiling in terms of athletic accomplishment. He's the light heavyweight champion, a title that has long been seen as the most prolific in the read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Until legitimate challengers arise, there will be a general lack of interest in the UFC's bantamweight division. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Picking a weight division as a fighter shouldn't be just about comfort, but about opportunity as well and fighters seem to be missing a major one. I am essentially the last person to ever recommend a fighter change weight classes outside the first few years of his or her career. In fact, not long ago I wrote a whole article about how it's one of the most useless things a fighter can do. But, in the examination of that article, and more time spent considering its ramifications, one thing became c read news >>

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