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  • 23 days ago
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One of the most successful mixed martial artists in history has some canny advice for today's UFC champs. He was one of the best of all time and might even be back next year, but that doesn't mean former UFC Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre isn't thinking about retirement. GSP spoke to Chael Sonnen on his You're Welcome Podcast and has some tips for current champs like Johny Hendricks and Chris Weidman (transcribed by MMA Fighting). "One thing I can advise the professional athlete in mixed m read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The ex-UFC champ thinks the LHW and MW belts will be retained by the current champs despite tough challenges from Daniel Cormier and Vitor Belfort. Lyoto Machida has fought and lost to current UFC LHW champ Jon Jones and current UFC MW champ Chris Weidman. So maybe he's biased. Either way, Machida is picking both men to retain their titles in their next bouts. Jones faces Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on January 3 in Las Vegas. Weidman faces Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 in February in California. Machid read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida had a dream of becoming the third fighter in UFC history to win titles in multiple weight classes. He was awoken from that dream in July, when he suffered a unanimous decision loss against reigning middleweight ace Chris Weidman. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC welterweight competitor Matt Brown revealed that he would be interested in fighting former champion Georges St-Pierre upon the Quebec native’s potential return to the octagon. Since Georges St-Pierre announced that he was cleared to return to training, he, along wit UFC President Dana White, made it perfectly plain that the former welterweight champion had not discussed a potential return to the octagon. This, however, has not stopped the likes of Matt Brown calling him out for a potential c read news >>

  • a month ago
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The critics said Jose Aldo Jr. had a weak gas tank (This, despite finishing in the fourth round against Chan Sung Jung, winning the fourth against Ricardo Lamas, the fifth on two of three cards against Frankie Edgar, and so on). They said the UFC featherweight champion's killer instinct was missing (Despite a highlight reel to rival anyone in the history of the sport as evidence to the contrary). They said the only 145-pound kingpin the UFC has ever known wasn't nearly as big a star as he could read news >>

  • a month ago
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For seven years, Brazilian Anderson Silva held onto the UFC middleweight title with an iron grip. But this past week, he found himself trying to answer the question why he and several of his countrymen had lost theirs in recent years. Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Right smack dab in the middle of the UFC’s process of globalization, all of its champions share something peculiar in common: America. Everybody with a UFC belt in the third quarter of the year 2014 is American. Everyone except Brazilian Jose Aldo, who is fighting not just to retain his title at UFC 179 against uber-American big game hunter Chad Mendes, but to prevent the symbolic bald eagle from flying off with the other continents in its talons.(Here’s where you cue this song and hum along for read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship, just like any other major sports promotion, is susceptible to injury-plagued moments. Just like a team in the NFL or NBA can have its season hopes ruined by one misstep, an entire MMA event can be blown up due to one painful moment. Mixed martial arts is a violent sport—a sport in which the athletes must train hard in order to be ready for high-level competition. Unfortunately, the UFC cannot do more than it is to protect its champions from sudden injury. Yet, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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I told you fools this was real. There is a reason Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titleholders like Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey cancel their plans whenever WWE is in town, because they want to see what REAL champions look like. That includes Brock Lesnar, who retired from cagefighting because he wanted a real challenge. And he conquered it. As expected, Lesnar walked all over John Cena last night (Aug. 17, 2014) in the main event of SummerSlam, which took place inside the Staples Center in L read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mike Tyson, Brock Lesnar, Hulk Hogan and Big Show? It was quite the star-studded adventure for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Sunday at WWE SummerSlam 2014.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, and the rest of the 4 horsewomen were attended SummerSlam to watch former UFC champ Brock Lesnar take WWE gold. The WWE hosted one of their biggest events in the year in SummerSlam 2014, and in the main event, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to claim the WWE title once again after last holding it back in 2004. There were other UFC champions in attendance though, with Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey enjoying the festivities as well. Related: WWE SummerSlam read news >>

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