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  • 14 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - More than a decade after big things were predicted for him, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler is finally a UFC champion. In a plodding, razor-thin fight on Saturday night, the American Top Team fighter rallied over the final two rounds to claim the UFC welterweight championship from Johny Hendricks at UFC 181. The scores were 48-47, 47-48, and an odd 49-46 in a split decision at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. With the victory, Lawler avenged a unanimous decision loss to Hendricks at UFC 171, read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Mehdi Baghdad laid claim to the RFA lightweight championship on Friday night at RFA 21, and likely put himself on the UFC's short list. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Jake Butler determined to avenge loss and take ONE FC's top light heavyweight spot. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Anthony Pettis defeated Benson Henderson to claim the UFC lightweight title in an impressive first-round submission victory in August 2013. He'll step in to defend his title on Dec. 6—462 days after he won the belt. Gilbert Melendez defeated Diego Sanchez in what Joe Rogan immediately called the best fight he'd ever seen to reaffirm himself as the top title contender and secure his second opportunity at proving himself the planet's best fighter at 155 pounds. He'll meet Pettis on Dec. 6—413 days read news >>

  • a month ago
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Plenty of fighters have claim they’d never compete against a teammate. UFC veteran Nate Diaz is one of them, and he seems to mean it. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nicolas Dalby took some damage in the first round before rebounding over the next four and defeating Mohsen Bahari to defend his Cage Warriors welterweight title.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Another night of unpredictable finishes ended with the quickest of them all, as Kazakhstan's own Igor Svirid stunned previously unbeaten Leandro Ataides to seize the inaugural ONE FC middleweight championship in his spectacular 17-second promotional debut at ONE FC 22. Svirid (10-1) entered the fight a betting underdog, but the narrative of the fight changed with the 28-year-old's very first punch -- a straight jab which caught Ataides (8-1) flush and dropped him. Ataides quickly staggered back read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a bout that many will consider a candidate on the short list for 2014's Fight of the Year, Jose Aldo retained his UFC featherweight title in a five-round war with top contender Chad Mendes in the main event of UFC 179 on Saturday night. Their performances earned them Fight of the Night honors and $50,000 each. UFC President Dana White announced them as winners of the bonuses at the event's post-fight press conference. Aldo won the bout via unanimous decision, claiming 49-46 across all three j read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rodney Collier survived some early trouble against a submission-savvy opponent and rebounded with a devastating strike that ultimately led to a first-round submission win.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In an outcome few odds makers expected, former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Warren became the new Bellator bantamweight champion after defeating Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 128 on Saturday. The event took place at the WinStar Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The main card aired live on Spike TV. Warren opened the first round immediately clinching with Dantas, securing double underhooks and driving the champion into the fence. Warren switched to a double and even a single leg attempt again read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It wasn't a fight that grabbed a lot of headlines before the event, but it ended up being a talking point after the fact as UFC veteran Dennis Siver, 35, and Charles Rosa, 28, put on a highly-competitive, back-and-forth fight on the preliminary card for UFC Fight Night 53 on Saturday evening in Stockholm, Sweden. The entire event aired on UFC Fight Pass. Siver ended up defeating Rosa, winning a unanimous decision, but that doesn't accurately reflect how the fight looked. While Siver used superio read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nicknames are a thing of the past, present and future. They often tell a tall tale of overcoming adversity and displaying perfection. More importantly, they encompass the mentality of their owners. From hard-nosed brawlers to sneaky submission artists, there is an ideal sobriquet for each and every fighter. Through all the classics like The Iceman, The Spider, The Natural, The Axe Murderer and The Cowboy, there still remains a long list of worthy and strong nicknames that continue to go unused i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Having already gotten a feel for the UFC's bright lights, Jason Saggo is prepared to kick open the door to more opportunities. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Shinya Aoki was the lone champion to successfully defend his belt, while Ben Askren and Jadamba Narantungalag won new titles at ONE FC 19.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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