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Despite the growing popularity of mixed martial arts, the community consisting of the sport's top-level athletes remains a relatively small group. It's a lesson "The Ultimate Fighter 12" semifinalist Kyle Watson learned quickly when his bosses offered him a UFC 129 matchup with undefeated Canadian prospect John Makdessi. Watson sparred with Makdessi at Montreal's Tri-Star Gym during "The Bull's" pre-UFC days, but he admits he didn't scrutinize the striker as a potential future foe. Ad read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Former sparring partners Kyle Watson and John Makdessi have agreed to meet at UFC 129 in Toronto as a part of the night's undecard. Read More >> read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TOKYO - Five months ago, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Mark Hunt were sucking air together in the elevation of Denver. Present for a training camp that concluded with Hunt's meeting with Ben Rothwell and Quinton Jackson's fight with champ Jon Jones, Kongo wasn't particularly close to the New Zealand native in the weeks before UFC 135. He was surprised, nonetheless, when the Kiwi came up as his next opponent at this weekend's UFC 144 event. It didn't occur that he might have to fight Hunt read news >>

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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 58 this past weekend in Brazil. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent 24 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters into battle last weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and not a single one of them escaped a post-fight medical suspension. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) means business. Chief am read news >>

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Jiu-jitsu ace, Rolles Gracie discusses his upcoming wrestling match with King Mo Lawal, why he signed with WSOF and his thoughts on the class action suit against the UFC. Being a Gracie pretty much guarantees that you'll have grappling embedded in your genetic code. Sometimes, a forward thinking member (not that other Gracie's aren't forward-thinking, but we're focusing on Rolles in this post) will go the extra mile and incorporate an extra dose of another style in with their repertoire to advan read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Jon Fitch, Nate Quarry and Cung Le filed a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa, LLC, the parent company of the UFC, alleging they violated antitrust laws and created an unfair marketplace. Former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry along with Cung Le, who is still under contract with the UFC, have filed a class-action antitrust lawsuit against the UFC and its parent company, Zuffa. Bloody Elbow was the first to report the news of the lawsuit's existence. All three fighters have served in main read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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When the UFC's landmark, six-year deal with Reebok was announced two weeks ago, it was understood that top-tier stars would benefit. Tuesday, Reebok announced that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had signed on to represent the brand. According to the company's press release, Jones and Rousey "will be working closely with Reebok to help develop and launch the brand's new range of UFC apparel, as well as a new collection of footwear and appar read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Roan Carneiro is back to the UFC. The 36-year-old veteran American Top Team fighter and coach announced on his Instagram that he has signed a contract with the UFC. "I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and all those people who believe on me and who didn't believe too." "Jucao" (19-9) was released from the UFC in 2008 after going 2-3 in 17 months, and returns to the Octagon read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Don't believe him? Just ask Jon Jones and Andrei Arlovski. Like fellow heavyweight contender Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem needs a win in a big way. But unlike his Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate, Overeem doesn't feel like his upcoming bout against Stefan Struve -- which goes down this weekend (Sat. Dec. 13, 2014) at UFC on FOX 13 -- is necessarily do-or-die. Though he knows he needs to go out there and perform his best to get the all-important victory, "The Reem" doesn't have that "back against the w read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Mark Munoz won’t be facing Caio Magalhaes at UFC 184 after all. Moments after the official announcement from the promotion, Magalhaes told MMAFighting.com he won’t face "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" in Los Angeles on Feb. 28. "Unfortunately, I won’t be able to fight," Magalhaes said. "I had a teeth pulled before my last fight and had an infection. After my last fight, I had another teeth pulled and it’s swollen, so I will have to undergo surgery next week to fix it." "I will be able to fight a read news >>

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Stipe Miocic is looking to shake things up in the heavyweight division in a major way at UFC on Fox 13. And it's an opportunity he's been chasing for the better part of the year. The former two-sport standout from Cleveland State University began his 2014 campaign by notching a victory over former title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga when the UFC returned to Chicago back in January. The Brazilian grappling ace has played the unofficial role of gatekeeper to the upper ranks of the heavyweight fold, a read news >>

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Anthony Pettis made a triumphant return from a 15-month hiatus at UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Saturday. Now, the lightweight champion could be looking at another six months on the shelf. read news >>

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Moments after sealing his victory over Brendan Schaub with a barrage of ground-and-pound from back mount, Travis Browne had a few choice words for his fallen opponent. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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