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Russell Peters knows his combat sports. He was an amateur boxer for nine years, is a longtime fan of the UFC and a close friend of several fighters, like Cung Le. So the well-known comedian has an informed opinion about the state of MMA. And his take isn't too positive. In an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Peters took the UFC to task for oversaturation, being a monopoly and underpaying fighters. "It really is hard to follow the sport and I'm a fan," Peters said read news >>

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Victory Combat Sports brought mixed martial arts to New York City's storied Madison Square Garden and Jim Genia was there for Bloody Elbow. Special to Bloody Elbow by Jim Genia.It was right around the third nose-smashing suplex - a brutal but spectacular move that left the white canvas stained with blood - that it became clear this night was going to be a fun one. And why wouldn't it be? As the first-ever event to bring MMA fights to the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden, Victory Combat Sp read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Top UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez reminded the combat sports community why he's still ranked No. 2 at 125 pounds after putting the screws to Dustin Ortiz for three rounds at Saturday night's (Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas (recap). For more UFC Fight Night 57 results and play-by-play click here. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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There is no greater spectacle in all of combat sports than when two heavyweight juggernauts step in to settle their business. This rings especially true when one of those combatants is the standing champion who has looked like a bulldozer since regaining his crown. But when Cain Velasquez injured his knee in the weeks leading up to UFC 180, the organization was let with some very big shoes to fill. While there was going to be no way to replace the regional appeal Velasquez brought to its first j read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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You could say that given the great combat sports traditions of Mexico and Cuba, Ricardo Lamas was destined to be a world-class fighter. Yet while he has had his fair share of influence from those roots... read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Mark Hunt will compete for his first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title this weekend (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) when he faces Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight strap at the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Mexico City, Mexico. But before he collides with "Vai Cavalo," Hunt took the time to sit and talk to MMA Fighting about the upcoming tilt, weight-cutting, past troubles as well as current ones. He also looks back at his legendary combat sports career; one that saw him win the K-1 Gran read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Any given combat sports organization is built upon its champions, and the UFC is no different. A lengthy tenure as a division's top dog can immortalize a fighter, as we have seen with Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. A brief reign, however, can leave a fighter in a position no different than any other lifelong contender, as we have seen with Ricco Rodriguez and Evan Tanner. The name of the title game is longevity and for the first time in a long while, the UFC's belts are held by a blend of read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Mark Hunt has accomplished a lot in his combat sports career. However, he said none of his previous feats would compare if he were ultimately able to win the UFC heavyweight championship. The 40-year-old’s lengthy resume spans across not just MMA, but (...) read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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To be successful in combat sports, an athlete needs to have measurable talent in a diverse array of categories. Physical skill and cerebral acuity are important elements to finding victory inside of the cage, just as charisma and an established voice are necessary to connect with the sport's fanbase on the outside. There are opportunities aplenty for a fighter who can put all of these attributes together in one singular package, and Muhammed Lawal is proof of what that formula can produce. The 3 read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The Black Warrior aka Zack Mwekassa gives an in depth interview about his incredible life experiences and training practices. Tomorrow night, Glory World Series will be putting on their 18th event in Oklahoma. The featured fare is a solid light heavyweight tournament featuring eight deadly men, all vying for a top contender spot resulting in an eventual title bout with current champion, Gokhan Saki. Among those eight deadly men is a dynamic Congolese fighter named Zack Mwekassa. I'll admit, when read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) middleweight champion and current Bitetti Combat punching bag Paulo Filho is back in the news this week. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, as "Ely" took a bullet while partying in Brazil and was forced into surgery. MMA Fighting has bits and pieces: [Filho] 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. Filho was rushed to the Miguel read news >>

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