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With her recovery from knee surgery weeks ahead of schedule, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is hoping for a Jan. 3 return at UFC 182. Her opponent is yet to be determined, but Rousey sounds like she'd even be open to a catchweight bout with Gina Carano. "She's been the one insisting on fighting at 135, so yeah, I would love to fight her at 135," Rousey told Bloodyelbow.com in Macao. "I prefer that, definitely. I feel like there's where I'm at my athletic peak." Revealing she step read news >>

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The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy. It's the top organization in the sport and the place Eddie Alvarez has been aiming to land for more than a year. That said, a sticky contract situation with his previous employer served to drown those hopes for the foreseeable future. At least it appeared that way, until a wild swing of events on Tuesday landed the Philadelphia native exactly whe read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Michael Bisping plans to make a run for the middleweight title starting with a win over Cung Le at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. read news >>

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Rafael dos Anjos returns to action this Saturday in the main event of the UFC's second card of the day. The Brazilian is 6-1 in his last seven outings and is looking to put his name among the other title hopefuls with a win on Saturday. UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, plays host to Dos Anjos' bout against Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos comes in as the No. 5-ranked contender, while Henderson sits atop the contender's list at No. 1. A win would do wonders for Dos Anjos. While he is currently r read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Saturday afternoon, Justin Gaethje retained his World Series of Fighting Lightweight Championship with a second-round TKO of one-armed phenom Nick Newell. It was a performance that continued to boost the stock of the WSOF star. Gaethje pushed his record to 12-0 with 10 knockouts. He is 5-0 with five knockouts in WSOF, including finishes of Newell, UFC vet Dan Lauzon and Strikeforce vet JZ Cavalcante. That is the type of resume that makes Gaethje elite at lightweight. He has shown to be an excell read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A new group of elite fighters is upon us. As a part of the UFC's growing crop heap, these fighters are expected to maintain a certain level of perennial supremacy. To little surprise, they have. But as some of the more skilled practitioners around, ones who wield MMA's torch, their evolution as complete fighters is just beginning to flourish. Here are five fighters only scratching the surface of greatness.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Not long ago, Mark Munoz held a status as one of the top fighters in the middleweight division. He has every intention of reclaiming that position in 2014. When he made the decision to drop down to 185 pounds in 2009, the ultimate goal on his agenda was to become the middleweight champion. Over the next three years, the "Filipino Wrecking Machine" would climb the divisional ladder on the strength of a successful run during which he won seven of his eight showings and used his tenacity and blue-c read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Elite high school wrestler Josh Llopez hit and amazing double leg takedown set up by a cartwheel. Bloody Elbow has the footage. This is Josh Llopez, wrestling for the Maryland Renegades wrestling club in the NWCA National Duals in Virginia Beach earlier this year. While in season, Llopez wrestles in the 170 pound weight class, but this match took place up at either 182 or 195 pounds. When I first saw this cartwheel to a double leg sequence, I figured that Llopez was simply showboating. After rep read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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TJ Dillashaw displays his elite wrestling at UFC on Fuel TV 4, as he takes Vaughan Lee's back and finishes him with a rear-naked choke with Lee still on his feet. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Finally it is official, Croatia's elite Police Special Forces member Mirko Filipovic, better known as "Cro Cop", will fight against Russian paratrooper Sergei Kharitonov at GLORY 17.
Glory 17: Los Angeles will be held on June 21 at the The Forum in Inglewood, California, USA.
K-1 World Grand Prix winner Mirko Filipovic lost his last kickboxing match against Dutch Remy Bonjasky at Glory 14: Zagreb, however this was his only lost fight since his kickboxing return. read news >>

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Like most elite athletes, Jon Jones arrived on the scene with little to no training in how to handle the pressures of stardom, but now he's growing into his role as an entertainer as well as an athlete. read news >>

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