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Fun fact: Thales Leites has now won seven consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, four straight in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), with back-to-back knockout finishes. But can he go punch-for-punch with Tim Boetsch? We're going to find out when these two middleweight veterans collide at the upcoming UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada, scheduled for Jan. 31, 2014 at a venue to be named. Leites (24-4) has gone to great lengths to erase the memory of read news >>

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The fact that Conor McGregor has yet to challenge for the UFC featherweight title certainly didn't deter the silver-tongued Irishman from teasing the notion of bumping up to lightweight Saturday night. Following his prophetic win over seasoned vet Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, the surging McGregor opened up on his future plans to jump from 145 pounds to 155 during a post-fight media scrum with Damon Martin of Fox Sports. I don't like making this weight. I like fighting at lightweight. I fought at l read news >>

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If you watched the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday you know that a press conference brawl does not add up to a slap on the wrist -- as some expected -- but more like a punch to the economical teeth. And also that reality is obviously fiction, and therefore "reality." At this point, the NAC hearings are the hit show of Fight Pass, the UFC’s digital streaming service for all your fights and drama. We can laugh and cry along with the cast, from the ever-forgiving grandfather figure Bi read news >>

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Leading up to UFC Fight Night Japan, a look at how good Yoshihiro Akiyama actually was at judo on the world stage by BE's resident Judo Bum After a two-year hiatus, Yoshihiro Akiyama will be back in the octagon fighting against Amir Sadollah in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night in Japan. This provides me with all the reason I need to discuss Akiyama’s Judo career in terms of both his accomplishments and the controversy that has somehow managed to follow him across two athletic careers. Let’s start read news >>

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The fact that former Queen of Pancrase Rin Nakai is known for her racy viral videos at least at much as her fighting ability isn't an accident. Obviously, the attention-grabbing videos help sell herself, but Nakai says that ultimately they're intended to promote her organization. "To wear something unique or different than other fighters, people pay more attention to the promotion," Nakai told FOX Sports. "I think this is part of my honor to get more attention from the fans." Undefeated at 16-0- read news >>

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And the fact that Bonnar brought "The Gimp," Justin McCully, into the Bellator cage a few weeks ago, only added fuel to his fire. Stephan Bonnar adamantly stated that if you believe his confrontation with Tito Ortiz, which occurred a couple weeks back during Bellator 123 was staged, then you're flat out "stupid." See it here and judge for yourself. Bellator President Scott Coker also denied any involvement in the fiasco, going as far as swearing on his father's grave that he had no clue what was read news >>

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LOS ANGELES - Gilbert Melendez laughs off the fact that his next opponent, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, is going to be featured on a Wheaties box and he won't. "I shop at Whole Foods anyway," Melendez quipped to reporters Thursday. But Melendez stopped joking around at the The Ultimate Fighter 20 media day when it came to the heat between Pettis and Melendez's Skrap Pack running mate, Nate Diaz. In the leadup to TUF's 20th season, Pettis has seemed more concerned with Diaz than Melen read news >>

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T.P. Grant does his best Coach Mike impression as he breaks down the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling credentials of UFC Middleweight contender Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza. The UFC and MMA promotions in general love to throw around credentials, titles, and awards won by their fighters. When it comes to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling it is easy to get lost in all the acronyms: IBJJF, CBJJ, NAGA, ADCC... it just seems to go on and on. And then doesn't even address belt colors, degrees on read news >>

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Despite the fact that Dana White is warming up to the idea of having Ben Askren fight inside the Octagon, it seems that ship may have sailed, according to "Funky's" recent comments. Since signing with ONE FC earlier this year, Ben Askren has been on a roll, earning two first-round stoppage victories in his first couple of fights with the overseas mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. His most recent win saw him dominate Nobutatsu Suzuki from the opening bell en route to a 74-second technical knock read news >>

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Bethe Correia is a woman on a mission. In fact, one could attach any number of descriptors to her (lioness, warrior, pitbull) and they all would support the notion that the undefeated Brazilian... read news >>

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Things have been a little topsy-turvy in Sara McMann’s UFC run; in fact, the one-time Olympic wrestler’s trajectory seems slightly ridiculous even though the Zuffa portion of her career is just shy of three fights old. McMann destroyed the "Wanderlei Silva" of women’s MMA, the German fighter Sheila Gaff, in her debut on the UFC 157 prelims. It was a good start which generated the right amount of buzz. How much buzz? Ten long months later, after bout with Sarah Kaufman fell through, she leapfrogg read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This, despite the fact that Dolce helped "The Prodigy" make a successful weight cut down to the featherweight division. B.J. Penn decided to call it quits (this time for real) following a third round technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch video highlights here. It was an unceremonious return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action after two years read news >>

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Fact: Anderson Silva holds UFC records for consecutive wins (16) and consecutive title defenses (10). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & InfoRead more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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The fact is, violence is not only not a beautiful thing, but it's also very painful and not without consequences for the perpetrator, as well as the victim. --Clint Eastwood If you stand in front of him, Matt Brown will knock you the fuck out. Or in some near-death cases, like that of resilient Brazilian punching bag Erick Silva, he'll play whack-a-mole with your dome until you think your name is "Diane" and you're a waitress from Indiana. That's the kind of violence you can expect from an "Immo read news >>

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