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  • 2 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

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

  • 5 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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OMAHA, Neb. - UFC 136 presented a massive crowd for nervous UFC heavyweight newcomer Stipe Miocic. And that was just for the event's weigh-ins. So when more than 16,000 people packed Houston's Toyota Center the following day, the regional-show veteran, who was used to fighting in front of a few thousand fans in northern Ohio, was a bit overwhelmed. This time around, though, he feels he's better prepared for Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 1 bout with fellow prospect Philip De Fries. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Once he came out form behind the curtain and walked onto the stage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, the magnitude of the situation hit Hatsu Hioki like a ton of bricks. The highly touted UFC newcomer brings with him a championship pedigree, a wealth of experience, and the collective interest of a nation. But the spectacle of his first UFC weigh-in ceremony left the Japanese fighter in a state of nervous awe. read news >>

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