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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

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American Top Team coach and co-founder “Conan” Silveira started in the wild west days of MMA, but these days he finds himself forging a future in the sport while occasionally still dreaming of glory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren explains the reasons behind the rivalry with Johny Hendricks. Though they currently champion different organizations, Ben Askren has never been a fan of Johny Hendricks and is not shy to make that information public. While both men are currently professional prizefighters, the Askren vs. Hendricks rivalry started far earlier than that. At the time, both were talented collegate athletes, Askren for the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Ok read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes spends three days at American Top Team, a gym has established itself as one of the top fight teams in all of MMA. But it didn’t do it by taking it on easy on those who enter.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Awesome news? Hard to digest? Simply meh? That all depends on what type of mixed martial arts (MMA) fan you are, as this upcoming weekend (Sept. 12-13) will churn out six major combat sports events across four different continents, including UFC Fight Night 51 on the Fight Pass digital network. Have a look: Friday, Sept. 12, 2014: ONE FC 20: "Rise of the Kingdom"Online pay-per-view from NagaWorld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Bellator 124: "Newton vs. Beltran"Spike TV telecast from CompuWare Arena in read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Prior to Friday night, the UFC record for fastest back-to-back wins in the post-tournament, Unified Rules era was 14 days. Chris Leben turned the trick in 2010. But Chas Skelly has done Leben one better. Fighting on 13 days' turnaround, the Team Takedown featherweight dominated Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night 50. Skelly won via unanimous decision at Foxwoods Casino, on across-the-board scores of 30-27. In the opening round, Skelly seemed to spend the entire five minutes working for submissions, read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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As Chas Skelly stands on the brink of UFC history, even he admits he’s not sure exactly how he got there.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Video: Alistair Overeem gains 37 pounds in just seven days ahead of his heavyweight fight against "Big" Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 tomorrow evening (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 from Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The UFC has booked a bunch of fights over the last few days, and here's a rundown of what they put together. Since the UFC has decided to produce 50+ events in 2014, there is a remarkable amount of fighter signings and new match-ups being set up throughout any given week. Many of these new signings are for match-ups that take place on the undercard, or on the Fight Pass portion of a PPV, so we are going to continue with a new weekly (or bi-weekly if needed) series of articles where we take a bri read news >>

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Days after his Bellator release, Shabulat Shamhalaev has found a new home for himself. Winner of the season 7 featherweight tournament in Bellator, Shamhalaev (12-3-1) has signed a contract with Titan Fight Championship. The featherweight is set to make his promotional debut at Titan FC 31 in October, Titan FC president and CEO Jeff Aronson told MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. "We are adding massive depth in our divisions as we are looking to start crowning more champions in the months to come, read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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By the time UFC 177 rolls around, it will have been 602 days since Shayna Baszler laced up her gloves for a professional MMA bout. Instead of dreading the situation, though, Baszler has remained entirely confident.Filed under: News read news >>

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