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  • 14 days 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 >>

  • 14 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 23 days 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 >>

  • 24 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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A number of fighers and their managers are frustrated with what they claim are poor business practices by The World Series of Fighting. Many fighters and managers had high hopes for the World Series of Fighting when it first appeared on the mixed martial arts scene. In a UFC dominated market it offered another option for national exposure and a healthy purse. Those same fighters and managers are now expressing frustration with the promotion for a lack of communication with its athletes and for f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMA veteran Joe Riggs made a strong claim for 2014's strangest MMA-related story when he withdrew from his UFC return bout with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hand and leg. Now he has to deal with the unfortunate aftereffects of that: having a huge, gaping hole in his thigh. Celebrity gossip site TMZ visited Riggs at what appears to be his Arizona home to discuss his injuries and, warning, there is some seriously graphic content therein. In the vi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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This is starting to get ugly. Well, uglier. Mike Kogan was not impressed by the comments from Dana White. Nate Diaz's manager came to the defense of his client (via Twitter) after the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president declared that Nate was not a "needle mover" like his older brother, Nick Diaz. Kogan begs to differ, and he offered up a few cold, hard facts to the leader of the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to prove his theory wrong. 4.4 mil 3rd highest, 2.4mil read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision. It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point. So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida didn't simply put on one of the best title fights of the year in the main event at UFC 175, they also each earned $50,000 by claiming the Fight of the Night bonus for their five-round war. Weidman, 30, took the fight to Machida early and often. He backed up the Brazilian by applying constant pressure through three rounds, which allowed him to avoid Machida's best strikes and throw kicks along with hand combinations. But by the fourth round Weidman began to fade. M read news >>

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