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  • 10 days ago
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Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren said he was shocked when he heard that the UFC had signed CM Punk, but if it highlights the fact that he’s out while less experienced people are in, it could ultimately be to Askren’s benefit.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Lucas Martins had his last two UFC fights canceled due to injuries, but that turned out to be great for the Chute Boxe talent. Coming off stoppage victories over Jeremy Larsen (TKO) at lightweight and Ramiro Hernandez (submission) at bantamweight in his last appearances inside the Octagon, "Mineiro" moves up to the featherweight division to battle Alex White at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, N.J., and he’s glad he had those injuries. "I had two injuries that kept me out of the cage, but Go read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Imagine you are a mixed martial artist. You work every day with one goal in mind: the UFC Octagon. You belong there. You sense it. Every step you take, every bite of food you ingest, is done with the UFC in mind. You're invited to participate on The Ultimate Fighter. Congratulations. It's not quite the UFC, but it's close. If you're really the trained beast you claim to be, you'll be in the UFC soon enough. Now imagine you went to tryouts, made the cut and received a fight to get into the TUF ho read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After layoff of exactly one year, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar finally gets back into competition against legendary B.J. Penn after the current season of The Ultimate Fighter finishes airing. When Frankie Edgar goes back into the cage in less than two weeks, a lot of things will be familiar.The date, July 6, will be exactly 365 days since his last fight, and to the week, the nine year anniversary of the first time he fought in MMA in essentially an underground fight in the Bronx. Th read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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As Dominick Cruz’s layoff continued to get longer and longer, there was a growing sentiment that perhaps he would be best served by giving up the belt and taking a warmup fight. With that choice now made for him, could it be a blessing in disguise?Filed under: MMA (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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If there's one lesson Norman Parke learned heading into this weekend's UFC on FOX 7 event, it's to read an entire email before electing to eat two pizzas. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Initially frustrated at the delay in his Bellator featherweight tourney final fight with Shahbulat Shamhalaev, Rad Martinez now calls it a blessing in disguise as he fights on his home turf. read news >>

  • a year ago
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It's easy to say that former Bellator bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky was a little shocked when he received word after his last fight that he was being released from the promotion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" middleweight finalist Cezar Ferreira was both blessed and cursed by the presence of his longtime trainer, Vitor Belfort, as a coach on the first international edition of the series. "Mutante" says the encouragement and understanding was a positive, but he also faced much doubt from his fellow fighters and even rival coaches. So when Belfort was forced to withdraw from Saturday's fight card, did it present even further problems read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Carlos Condit was disappointed last week when Georges St. Pierre had to pull out of their UFC 137 welterweight title fight due to a knee injury, but the bout’s postponement could benefit him, according to trainer Mike Winkeljohn. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Diego Sanchez's ascent in his second go-around inside the framework of the UFC welterweight division has been temporarily derailed. The 29-year-old Sanchez was set to face former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes at UFC 135 event, which takes place Saturday at Denver's Pepsi Center. That was until a single right-handed punch connected to the top of his sparring partner's head and instantly changed his trajectory. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Unheralded heading into the Bellator Fighting Championships Season 2 lightweight tournament, 23-year-old Pat Curran ran the gauntlet, besting three favored opponents to earn a shot at current lightweight king Eddie Alvarez read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Sometimes an injury can be the best thing to happen to a fighter. read news >>