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Disturbing news emerged on social media recently confirming that a Tajikistan MMA champion was killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq. An MMA fighter from Tajikistan, who fled from his home to fight for the Islamic State, was killed in an airstrike in Iraq on Feb. 3. According to RFE/RL, Islamic militant Abu Muhammad al-Tajiki, formerly known as Alan Chekranov, was confirmed dead following a recent air strike near Kirkuk. It appears the Chekranov was a three-time MMA national champion in his home coun read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC officials on Thursday released a statement confirming the release of Rousimar Palhares following the controversy swirling around his UFC Fight Night 29 submission victory. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday released an official statement about lightweight fighter Pat Healy's recent suspension and rescinded bonuses after he tested positive for marijuana use. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday released a statement confirming Matt Riddle's termination following a positive drug test and the result of his fight being changed to a no contest. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Shortly after defeating Pedro Rizzo, Fedor Emelianenko spoke with HDNet's Ron Kruck, confirming and explaining his retirement. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Dig read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC on Fox 4 fight card got a big boost on Tuesday with UFC officials confirming verbal agreements are in place for four new bouts for the Aug. 4 event in Los Angeles. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Emai read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC – barring injury – completed its UFC on FX 3 fight card on Friday, confirming several bouts and adding a lightweight contest of Tim Means vs. Justin Salas to the list. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC middleweight Michael Bisping announced Saturday that he has split with longtime gym Wolfslair MMA Academy, confirming the rumored riff on his official Twitter page. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC middleweight Michael Bisping announced Saturday that he has split with longtime gym Wolfslair MMA Academy, confirming the rumored riff on his official Twitter page. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Saturday night in Cincinnati ended up being a great victory for Daniel Cormier, but it also cost him because now the former Olympian is on the shelf with a broken hand.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Hours after confirming Patricio “Pitbull” Freire as the seventh participant in its fourth-season featherweight tournament, Bellator Fighting Championships has finalized the field, officially adding the unbeaten Nazareno Malegarie. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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After confirming on Saturday that former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi (31-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) had signed with the UFC, company boss Dana White was mum on details about his first opponent. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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On Wednesday, the California State Athletic Commission released a statement to the press confirming reports that Josh Barnett would not be granted a renewal of his license in anticipation of his Aug. 1 heavyweight title fight vs. champion Fedor Emelianenko during Affliction and M-1’s “Trilogy” event. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Elite XC recently finalized its Sho XC fight card by adding five under card bouts and confirming the main card for the show from the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, Calif., on September 26.

The event will be the eighth installment of the “Challenger Series” and will air live on Showtime, beginning at 11 p.m ET this Friday night. read news >>

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