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He knows it was boring and he’s not going to let that happen again. In what would ultimately be his last bout at middleweight, undefeated Sean Strickland took home a split decision... read news >>

  • a month ago
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It was a long road but one that resulted in a dream-come-true moment for Carla Esparza. After battling her way through the tournament on the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter then steamrolling scrappy upstart Rose Namajunas in the finale, the Cookie Monster made UFC history by becoming the promotion's inaugural women's strawweight champion. Furthermore, the 27-year-old Californian earned the title on the strength of a spirited performance in which she dominated Thug Rose en route to a third-ro read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones had two reactions to a prominently featured promo video for Saturday’s UFC 182 event. He was mortified, then offended. Then he realized: Hey, this is good TV. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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C.B. Dollaway has been in this position before—a couple of times, in fact. Competing in front of a raucous and lively Brazilian crowd against one of their own is never an easy set of circumstances for an American fighter to settle into, but The Doberman has thus far been unshakable in that particular storm. Two out of his past four showings inside the Octagon have come in the South American mecca of mixed martial arts, where he's faced competitors with vaulted expectation and ample hype surround read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Miesha Tate is no stranger to big moments. The former Strikeforce bantamweight champion turned UFC contender has been involved in some of the biggest fights to ever hit the women's mixed martial arts landscape over the past couple of years, and "Cupcake" has seen her profile ascend because of it. The Washington native's rivalry with nemesis Ronda Rousey was at one time the hottest thing rolling in mixed martial arts, and their two matchups raised the bar on the visibility for fights involving wo read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Jiu-jitsu doesn’t need to be pretty. Nowhere is it written that submission artists are required to use finesse. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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When Ali Bagautinov meets Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174, it’ll be the second week in a row that a UFC main event features a fighter from Dagestan, a small Russian republic that’s quickly become a treasure trove of talented fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Since Jake Ellenberger signed with the UFC, his career has gone like this: He wins and wins, right up until something wonderful seems about to happen. Then it all falls apart.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Quinton Jackson is embracing his role as short-notice pay-per-view headliner. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Competing in Brazil as a foreign fighter can be a daunting and complex experience. While establishing supremacy over another well-versed athlete inside the Octagon is a rigorous task in its own right... read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones insists he's not a bad guy, but should he learn to embrace the role of villain in MMA? Public enemy No. 1 Michael Bisping offers his advice on embracing the hate. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It's not often a punch to the gut comes outside the cage for a guy such as Travis Browne.  But that's precisely what happened when the 30-year-old Hawaiian received the news his UFC on FOX 4 opponent Ben Rothwell was forced off the Aug. 4 card due to injury and that there would be no replacement.  His disappointment didn't last long. UFC officials tried their best to make it up to him by granting him his first headlining role. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After more than nine years with the promotion, Rich Franklin seems comfortable with the legacy he will one day leave behind in the UFC. Apart from having a middleweight title on his resume, Franklin now has settled into a role as a company man - the guy president Dana White and matchmaker Joe Silva can count on to step up to rescue a card. Franklin finds himself in that position again on Saturday when he meets Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147 in Silva's home country of Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The last time Chad Griggs was this big an underdog, he was a step away from retirement. "I was to the point where I wasn't going to fight any more because I didn't want to do it unless I got paid," Griggs told MMAjunkie.com Radio. That was before he fought Bobby Lashley in August 2010 in a different Strikeforce and delivered a huge upset. Now on the verge of his UFC debut against Travis Browne, he thinks he's in the same underdog territory, and he's ready to turn the tables again. read news >>

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