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Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis hopes to fight 3 times in 2015, starting in early Spring. The UFC lightweight division's reigning king, Anthony Pettis may have only fought three times in the last two years, but moving forward, he plans on getting in three fights in 2015, and wants his first bout to be in early spring. In an interview with UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Pettis' manager, Mike Roberts stated that "Showtime" would like to fight in either March or April, with an immediate turnarou read news >>

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Gabriel Gonzaga rushed toward Matt Mitrione early in the first round of their UFC on FOX 13 heavyweight showdown on Saturday night. Mitrione was ready. The Blackzilians fighter nicknamed "Meathead" grazed Gonzaga (16-9) with a right hand, then crushed him with a left. A series of right hands to the grounded fighter later, it was all over. Mitrione (8-3) got his eighth UFC knockout at 1:59 of the first round in Phoenix. "I'm on top of the world," said Mitrione, who won his third straight fight. " read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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PHOENIX – Jamie Varner made one early blunder in his bout with Drew Dober, and in this sport sometimes one is all it takes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Check out the results from the opening 4 bouts from the UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC on Fox 13 had an early local start time in Phoenix, with fights beginning at 1:30 PM MT at the US Airways Center. Here's a quick recap of the first half of the nine-fight preliminary card in the UFC's first appearance in the Sun Devil State. The card began with a Fight Pass opener between Anthony Birchak vs. Ian Entwistle. Birchak was making his UFC debut while Entwistle was coming off read news >>

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When it came to size and skill, the early UFC didn't care! Vote in the OSMMA Review Awards to decide which mismatched opponents were your favorite! The old school days of the early UFC gave us the gift of no weight classes. This meant that a giant sumo could fight a tiny karate fighter (and hey, that did happen). Combined with little care for skill level, you could have a person that has been fighting professionally for years taking on a guy that just stepped out of the gym for the first day, or read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Aisling Daly looked for submissions early and often in her bout with Alex Chambers, and with just seven seconds left in the opening round she managed to snag one.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – In a meeting of early flameouts on “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” Angela Hill ran roughshod over veteran Emily Kagan, battering her over three rounds to secure an easy decision win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who executed the best submission in the early days of the UFC? Vote here and let us know who you think was the master of making people tap out! In the early days of the UFC, a TKO or referee stoppage was often what ended a fight. Knockouts happened plenty as well, but there were also plenty of times that fighters gave up due to various reasons. Fatigue and confusion typically led to a panicked tap from fighters who were in over their head, but many fighters had no choice once their arms were twi read news >>

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Early on, it'd be crazy to say that Johny Hendricks doesn't finish fights. "Bigg Rigg" gained a reputation as one of the most dangerous knockout artists in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), let alone the welterweight division, thanks to devastating finishes over Jon Fitch, Martin Kampmann, and Charlie Brenneman, just to name a few. And though former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Matt Hughes recognizes Hendricks as a true finisher, he seems to think "Bigg Rigg" is now read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The early repercussions of the UFC's blockbuster deal with Reebok are being felt by fighters, and for heavyweight Brendan Schaub, it hurts. A lot. Speaking Monday on The Joe Rogan Live show with UFC commentator Joe Rogan and The Fighter & The Kid podcast co-host Bryan Callen, Schaub shed some light on the current state of fighter sponsorships in the UFC. "I make two times as much money on sponsors than I do on what the UFC pays me," he said. "Six of my sponsors have already bailed because the Re read news >>

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Bibiano Fernandes might have prolonged his status as ONE FC 135-pound champion by submitting Dae Hwan Kim last Friday (results here), but the Brazilian could soon have a new challenger in the shape of Filipino bantamweight Mark Striegl, who put pen to paper on a ONE FC contract just last week. Striegl (13-1) has enjoyed success with numerous promotions in the region including PXC, URCC, Legend FC and Pro FC and was one of the most eligible free agents on the market with the 26 year old previousl read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Sergio Pettis had some anxious moments against a game Matt Hobar, but continued to show glimpses of his potential. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who had the best slugfest in the early days of the UFC? Vote in the OSMMA Review Awards and help decide! Sure, technical fights are great to watch but sometimes, you want something else. While seeing Jose Aldo or Demetrious Johnson work their magic on someone is exciting, every now and then you need a little Mark Hunt to spice things up. This category is that extra spice to the days of Old School MMA. Zane and I chose our favorite brawls from the early SEG UFC events and have set them up here fo read news >>

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Two of the early TUF 20 favorites, Carla Esparza and Tecia Torres, fought it out in a very close battle to see who would move on to next week's semifinal round. read news >>

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