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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua began his journey back to the top of the division when he faced Australia’s James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night 33. read news >>

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Paulo Filho was shot in the leg during a party Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was shot in the leg by a man when he left the house. Psicoticos por VT first reported the news, and sources close to the situation, confirmed the story to MMAFighting.com. Filho was rushed to the Miguel Couto hospital and underwent surgery, but his current status is still unknown as multiple contacts made by MMAF read news >>

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Longtime former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Pride legend and former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua have been announced as the coaches for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4. The news was first announced on the UFC's Brazilian website and was then discussed by UFC President Dana White on Twitter: The next coaches for TUF Brazil are Anderson Silva and Shogun Rua!!! http://t.co/JkTplR1dQC — Dana White (@danawhite) October 29, 2014 The news was broken Wednesday nig read news >>

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Nine years. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo hasn't lost in nearly nine years. He's riding an 18-fight win streak and boasts a career record of 25-1. Along the way he's beaten the likes of Cub Swanson, Urijah Faber, Kenny Florian, Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes twice. Mendes threw everything he had and then some at the champ in their rematch, and Fight of the Year candidate, at UFC 179. A few even thought Mendes won the fight. But all of it wasn't enough to keep the Aldo from winning, 49-46, on a read news >>

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Women's BJJ world champion, Gabi Garcia has her MMA debut planned against... a bantamweight? Gabi Garcia is one of the biggest stars of women's Jiu Jitsu. And while there's a literal side to that (she's 6'2" and 235 lbs of muscle), she's also a six time BJJ world champion and two time ADCC champion, with numerous Brazilian-National, Pan American, no-gi, and other grappling titles. Recently, however, she's talked of a growing feeling of listlessness in her BJJ career. Back in July of last year, s read news >>

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WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson will return to action in Quebec City on Dec. 19 to face Dmitry Sukhotsky in a Showtime-televised title defense. read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may be on the shelf longer than originally expected after surgeons found additional damage in his knee during a recent operation. Javier Mendez—head coach at American Kickboxing Academy, where Velasquez and many other elite fighters train—revealed Tuesday that Velasquez may be out beyond March, which was the initial time frame targeted for the injured champ's return. Velasquez received the operation on Oct. 23. "The surgery went well, but there was more da read news >>

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RFA president Ed Soares announced on Tuesday that the next RFA lightweight champion will be crowned in his promotion's next trip to southern California in December. read news >>

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Think about some of the greatest American athletes who have represented the U.S. in world championships and the Olympics. Some names that come to mind are Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson. Even more than the male athletes, there have been incredible female athletes such as Mia Hamm, Lolo Jones and Shawn Johnson. Even Ronda Rousey, UFC champion and Olympic bronze medalist, was one of the most recognizable faces of female international competition when she was a judoka. However, read news >>

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Former Sengoku champion Mizuto Hirota takes on submission specialist and reputed weirdo Masakazu Imanari, erstwhile UFC flyweight Darren Uyenoyama returns to the ring for the first time since his release, and UFC veteran Diego Saraiva suffers a hellacious knockout. First up, some late-breaking results from last week out of Russia, where Akop Stepanyan (14-7, 1-4 Bellator) competed for the first time since his exit from Bellator last November. Though his American campaign turned out a pretty abys read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has inked a new 15-fight contract, all but assuring he will end his career in the Octagon. read news >>

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