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This past weekend, TJ Waldburger's UFC Fight Night 61 welterweight bout against Wendell Oliveira fell apart at the last second when Waldburger fainted while cutting weight and smacked his head inside a Brazilian elevator. Waldburger's mishap is eerily reminiscent to the weight cutting incident that doomed former UFC champion Renan Barao last year, and in general, the two situations are far from isolated incidents -- botched weight cuts have been a reluctant tag-team partner of MMA's for as long read news >>

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For someone who started fighting with virtually no combat sports experience of any kind, Tiago Trator has done pretty well for himself. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Veteran combat sports broadcaster Mauro Ranallo discusses Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz's drug test failures and other news. read news >>

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Did you really think you wouldn't see Chael and Wanderlei in some sort of combat sport anymore? read news >>

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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

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The big light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 is in the books. We'll take a look at that main event plus the entire fight card. We'll also make a note of the return of Giorgio Petrosyan to kickboxing, Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 and the European IBJJF championships. read news >>

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Boxing manager Al Haymon has already made waves by bringing live boxing back to NBC, and now he's bringing his new series to Spike TV. Spike TV's growing portfolio of live combat sports now has an impressive new addition. On the heels of the announcement that NBC Sports would be airing Al Haymon's "Premier Boxing Champions" series on both the main channel and NBC Sports Network, Spike TV also joined the fold and will be airing monthly boxing cards on Friday nights, effective March 13th. Per thei read news >>

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Gregor Gillespie, who fights tonight at Ring of Combat 50, remembers a teammate’s almost flippant piece of encouragement one day in 2012 as he walked around with an IV pump in his backpack. Filed under: News read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, CALIF. -- Spike TV has almost gotten into the boxing business before, engaging in talks with a who’s who of promoters, but a deal never came to fruition. read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Spike TV is already the home of Bellator MMA and Glory kickboxing. Now, it's about to add the sweet science as well. The cable network is set to announce Thursday that it has inked a deal with Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions organization. The first of several Spike TV boxing cards is scheduled for March 13 and will feature a main event between former welterweight champion Andre Berto and perennial contender Josesito Lopez. Spike TV president Kevin Kay told MMAFightin read news >>

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Undefeated bantamweight up-and-comer Julio Arce is ready to take the next step, and that starts with Ring of Combat 50 on Friday night. read news >>

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Undefeated Gregor Gillespie keeps UFC in his sights heading into Friday's Ring of Combat 50 pay-per-view showdown. read news >>

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The former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC fighter has decided to hang 'em up at the age of 42. Cung Le will not longer be competing in combat sports, as the former Strikeforce middleweight champion and kickboxer has decided to retire from the sport. He went 9-3 in MMA, which included a four-fight stint in the UFC where he went 2-2. His last bout was against Michael Bisping last year who stopped him via TKO. After the fight he apparently tested positive for HGH and was subsequently sus read news >>

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Oluwale Bamgbose knows if he wins the middleweight title at Ring of Combat 50 on Friday night, he also lands of the UFC's radar. read news >>

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