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UFC lightweight Bobby Green suggested on his Facebook page that he is contemplating retirement following his UFC Fight Night: Austin match-up against Edson Barboza. Just days away from a pivotal lightweight contest in Austin, Texas, Bobby Green is contemplating retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Green, who is scheduled to meet Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Austin, surprised many fans and pundits when he posted a quick status on his Facebook page (via r/mma) read news >>

  • a month ago
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So here's a little tip for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans trying to give advice to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Mark Hunt. Don't. Despite a stellar career in both MMA and kickboxing (with plenty of knockouts), a handful of Facebook followers can't help but drop some armchair knowledge on the "Super Samoan" as he prepares for his interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City. His retort: Po read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A Facebook video showing two six year old girls fighting in a cage has caused controversy and kickstarted conversation once again on how young is too young to compete in mixed martial arts. Video via Apocalypse MMA. As with many of the strange things dug up out of the corners of the internet, we don't actually have a lot of information regarding this video featuring six year olds competing in some variation of an amateur mixed martial arts exhibition match. No strikes to the face are thrown but read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC Light Heavyweight posted to Facebook after Bloody Elbow reported that his baby momma had hit him with a restraining order and was making allegations of assault against him. Yesterday was a rough day for UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. First BE's own Brent Brookhouse reported that the mother of two of Johnson's children has gotten a restraining order and is making allegations of threats and assault against the fighter. Then the UFC suspended Johnson indefinitely while it i read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Francis Carmont. From his official Facebook page: "I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However it is with determination that I will continue my career in combat sports. A friend told me, after my loss against Thales, " You will come to understand it is the best thing that could've happen for your career, it'll make you stronger." At that moment i did not quiet understand, and after reflecting i came to auto-cri read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Francis Carmont's UFC run has come to an end for now. The Frenchman announced on his Facebook page that he is no longer in the UFC after a record of 6-3 inside the Octagon as a middleweight. I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However it is with determination that I will continue my career in combat sports. A friend told me, after my loss against Thales, " You will come to understand it is the best thing that could've happen for your career, it'll make you str read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – For most MMA fans, Larissa Pacheco is a bit of an unknown commodity, but not to her opponent, Jessica Andrade. After all, they’ve been Facebook friends for years.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Facebook to respectfully call out Alexander Gustafsson for a No. 1 contender match-up. It appears Anthony Johnson has finally taken it upon himself to control his own fortune in the UFC. Following his two remarkable wins since returning to the promotion, which included a vicious KO over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Johnson made it clear that he is interested in a title shot and wants to face Alexander Gustafsson to get to that covete read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Jon Jones released a statement via Facebook on Wednesday to address his recent injury that forced him out of a main event bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will undergo surgery on Thursday, according to a statement on the fighter’s Facebook page. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Mauler" took to his Facebook page to update fight fans on the knee injury that bounced him out of his light heavyweight championship rematch against Jon Jones, which was set to go down at UFC 178 in Sept. 2014. "Hi guys, thanks for all the support and all the messages. It means a lot to me. I got an knee injury; it's not very serious, but I need to take care of it. It's a small issue that's been with me and it's not a long recovery time ... a few weeks. I'm disappointed, I really wanted to read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC Lightweight Myles Jury took to Facebook to offer his opinion on fighter pay in the UFC, as well as how a competitor should go about “being an entrepreneur.” After having his request to fight Nate Diaz indirectly shot down by the Stockton native, Myles Jury is back on social media, this time to offer fighters his advice on to handles issues with fighter pay and "entrepreneurship." The surging lightweight competitor took to Facebook to offer a detailed explanation on how he believes fighters s read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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I'm not sure getting slapped by Miesha Tate would be such a bad thing. Then again, it all depends where. Hey, idiot! Yeah you, the one who keeps accusing Bryan Caraway of finishing his fight against Erik Perez with a fish hook. Do you want to get slapped by Miesha Tate? If so, keep running your mouth because her boyfriend, "Kid Lightning," secured his fight-ending submission in the second round, not the first, when the ACCIDENTAL fish hook was applied (video). Tate drops knowledge ON HER OFFICIA read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Miesha Tate took to Facebook to speak to fans about how she feels regarding the controversial fish-hook technique that her boyfriend Bryan Caraway used in his fight with Erik Perez last weekend. UFC women's bantamweight Miesha Tate deals with a lot of flak from fans on a daily basis, as does her boyfriend and fellow UFc fighter Bryan Caraway. Caraway picked up what was likely the biggest win of his career last weekend over Erik Perez at UFC Fight Night: Albuquerque, but an illegal technique that read news >>

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