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  • 5 days ago
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Undefeated heavyweight Jared Cannonier will take a big step up in competition when he meets Shawn Jordan in his octagon debut at UFC 182.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Undefeated welterweight Greg Parker feels he’s ready to step up in competition, which is exactly what he’ll do at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 13 on Friday. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Mitch Gagnon was looking forward to taking another step up in competition, but he knows he can't overlook last-minute replacement Roman Salazar. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The budding counter-programming competition between the UFC and Bellator has taken another turn. Saturday night, Spike TV will air both of Eddie Alvarez's classic matches against Michael Chandler. The bouts will air at 10 pm ET - which just happens to be the start time of the UFC 178 pay-per-view, which features Alvarez's UFC debut against Donald Cerrone. While counter-programming is as old as television itself, there's been a notable increase in such activities between the two biggest MMA compa read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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In 2014, with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field. Perceivably, because the UFC is only now just beginning to ramp up the process of weeding out cheaters within the sport. As UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently told ESPN, Zuffa is currently interviewing companies to enact out-of-competition drug testing to the fighters under contract read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dustin Poirier is the most decorated fighter Conor McGregor has ever faced. In the eyes of “The Notorious,” though, his UFC 178 foe is hardly a step up in competition.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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After a three-year layoff from competition, Abel Cullum is apparently anxious to make up for lost time.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator light heavyweight Liam McGeary and Kelly Anundson disagree on who’s walked a tougher road to get to the finals of the promotion’s 2014 Summer Series tournament at Bellator 124.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, the Russians took the team title, the USA dropped to ninth place and Jordan Burroughs suffered an unprecedented defeat. On the final day of freestyle competition at the 2014 UWW World Wrestling Championships, American 74 kg megastar lost to international competition for the first time on the Senior level. In the semifinals, Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic champion, fell to Russia's Denis Tsargush, who Burroughs has be read news >>

  • a month ago
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A touch of competition with Bellator compels the UFC to go back to an old fashion idea... putting on a good fight card. In the wake of a few very weak cards, the UFC put on a very strong UFC Fight Night in Connecticut. It was a demonstration in what a little competition can do for a show, as the UFC and Bellator held cards on the same night in the same state. Comparison of the ratings and gates are sure to come, but in terms of quality of product there was no comparison as the UFC put on the vas read news >>

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