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When Nick Diaz decided he was willing to get back in the Octagon after a hiatus from the sport, he made it clear he would only do so for the biggest of fights. The Stockton, California, native hasn't fought since March 2013—an extended layoff Diaz attributes partially to waiting on the right opportunity. "[The UFC] were offering me fights and I wasn't really interested in the fights they were talking about for pretty much the whole year, so I pretty much just dealt with different aspects of life read news >>

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Anderson Silva decided to open up about Jon Jones’ failed drug test. The UFC light heavyweight kingpin was busted for cocaine metabolic in an out-of-competition drug test in December, a month before his title defense against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, and Silva said the young champion will learn from his mistake. "No way," Silva told Terra when asked if this incident will tarnish Jones’ career. "I think that’s already in the past, it’s part of the past. He will be fighting again pretty soon. The read news >>

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Bellator made headlines last week when they decided to sign YouTube street fighter, UFC veteran and pro boxer Kimbo Slice to their roster. It was a move that received mixed reviews from fans, as some were stoked to see the hulking heavyweight return, while others simply dismissed the signing. Slice, whose pro MMA record stands at 4-2, is 40 years old, and if you remember watching The Ultimate Fighter 10, you'll remember he had knee issues. At this stage in the game, Kimbo won't be a world-class 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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After several months of weighing his options, middleweight Cung Le has decided to hang up his MMA gloves.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Dustin Poirier is headed back to lightweight. The former featherweight has decided to return to his original weight class and will meet Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4 in Fairfax, Va., the UFC announced Friday. The event, which does not yet have a headliner, was also announced Friday by the promotion. It will take place at The Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University. Poirier (16-4) is coming off a first-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178 in September read news >>

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Now that Johny Hendricks will be fighting Matt Brown at UFC 185 in March, just who gets the next crack at current champion Robbie Lawler's title is back up in the air. According to a report on UFC Tonight on Wednesday, the welterweight division's next contender won't be determined until both the Hendricks-Brown and Hector Lombard-Rory MacDonald fights play out. The former happens at UFC 185 on March 14 in Dallas, Texas, while the latter is tentatively slated for April 25 at UFC 186 in Montreal, read news >>

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Eric Albarracin is a man on a mission. The renowned wrestling coach decided to leave his home in Phoenix and travel to Brazil with two goals in mind: to teach Brazilians how to wrestle, and to help create the world’s best fighter.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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CM Punk has decided where to have his training camps, joining Roufusport to train alongside UFC champ Anthony Pettis and Ben Askren. CM Punk has chosen a fight team, and according to Dana White, the former pro-wrestling superstar will be training just a few minutes away from his Chicago home. The UFC President confirmed the long rumored news in an appearance on Fox Sports, stating that his latest high profile signing will be hosting camp with Roufusport in Milwaukee. "He's now picked a training read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cris Cyborg has posted pictures from her 'first sensual photo shoot' Cris Cyborg decided to go out of her comfort zone and show a different side to what we're used to seeing from the dominant Women's MMA champion. She has released shots her 'first sensual photo shoot' which may not be too safe for the workplace. The shoot was done in Las Vegas with former bodybuilder and actress Larissa Reis for her HardCoreReis brand line. "Larissa is my friend, some years have always admired her work as an ath read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dustin Poirier's featherweight days are over. The former 145-pound contender confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he has decided to resume his fighting career as a lightweight. "I'm big," he wrote via text message. "The cut made me hate the process of getting ready for a fight. I was focused on how to make weight instead of how to beat my opponent. It's sucks to drop out of the rankings, but it has to be done. I'm 180 right now and in great shape." Poirier most recently lost via first-round TKO to read news >>

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After a 1-2 stint at flyweight, Brad Pickett has decided to return to 135 pounds. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with light heavyweight, Joe Vedepo following bar brawl resulting in a police officer being hospitalized. MMA fighter, Joe Vedepo can add the title "former" to another organization. In light of his November 28th arrest which involved an alleged drunken brawl that left a police officer hospitalized, Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with him, as reported by MMA Fighting. Vedepo was arrested in Iowa City, just 13 days after a TKO defeat at the hands o read news >>

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