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STOCKHOLM -- Makwan Amirkhani talks about Joe Rogan's reaction to his knockout of Andy Ogle at UFC on FOX 14, using the money from this fight to buy his mother a bed, avoiding strikes to maintain his looks, and more. read news >>

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BOSTON -- Benson Henderson talks about how he felt when he found out from Donald Cerrone that Cerrone replaced Eddie Alvarez, his plans to move to welterweight, his mindset going into the fight coming off a controversial loss, and more. read news >>

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Dennis Siver admits he has felt disrespected by Conor McGregor when talking to media at the UFC Fight Night 59 workouts. read news >>

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Carla Esparza's 2014 may have felt long, but it also has to feel good. The former Invicta strawweight championship not only matriculated to the UFC by being the top-seeded cast member on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, she won the show and in the process, became the first-ever UFC women's strawweight champion when she defeated Rose Namajunas at the TUF 20 Finale. "Life has just been pretty busy," Esparza told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "I just actually drove in from Vegas a couple of read news >>

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Things didn't go her way on Friday night, but Rose Namajunas is determined to learn from the loss and come back stronger than ever. read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Drew Dober talks about the retirement of opponent Jamie Varner at UFC on FOX 13, feeling Varner relax after a failed lateral drop, wanting to be patient, not being the crowd favorite in his hometown, and more. read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Bryan Barberena talks about overcoming a strong first round from Joe Ellenberger, feeling his UFC on FOX 13 opponent begin to fade in the second round, training at The Lab, his Colombian heritage, and more. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- It's possible Rose Namajunas got a little bit ahead of herself leading into her historic bout with Carla Esparza on Friday night. Namajunas fell to Esparza by third-round submission (rear-naked choke) in the UFC's inaugural women's strawweight title fight at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale here at the Pearl at the Palms. Namajunas was the chic pick to win the fight and become the face of the new division. "I was very excited to go in there and win it and take it all," Namajunas said read news >>

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The early repercussions of the UFC's blockbuster deal with Reebok are being felt by fighters, and for heavyweight Brendan Schaub, it hurts. A lot. Speaking Monday on The Joe Rogan Live show with UFC commentator Joe Rogan and The Fighter & The Kid podcast co-host Bryan Callen, Schaub shed some light on the current state of fighter sponsorships in the UFC. "I make two times as much money on sponsors than I do on what the UFC pays me," he said. "Six of my sponsors have already bailed because the Re read news >>

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Roger Gracie returns to the cage Friday against fellow UFC veteran James McSweeney at One FC 23, but that wasn’t his original plans after getting cut from the UFC. Following a unanimous decision loss to Tim Kennedy in 2013, the multiple-time jiu-jitsu and ADCC champion had decided to retire from MMA, but one of the legends in his family changed his mind. "When I told my cousin Renzo (Gracie) I was going to retire, he called me and convinced me that I had to continue fighting. We spoke, and I dec read news >>

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It's felt like a long time, but Ashlee Evans-Smith is back in action. It's not for World Series of Fighting, her former home, but with her new promotion the UFC. June 21 was her first and last time stepping in a WSOF cage, where she finished Marceia Allen in the third round with vicious ground-and-pound. It was a fight she overcame despite setbacks and still showed her great resilience as a fighter. Looking back, Evans-Smith is proud of what she did in that fight, while still realizing there is read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jon Jones felt the need to defend Bill Cosby when confronted by TMZ, suggesting that women should throw themselves at the actor and he would not have to "take it." Jon Jones was recently asked outside of LAX about the rape allegations against Bill Cosby. Why TMZ chose to approach Jones with the question is anyone's guess, but why Jones reacted the way he did is beyond excuse. Jones initially stated, "I love Bill Cosby." He then was confused about the situation asking, "Oh yeah, supposedly, what' read news >>

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Will Brooks is the current Bellator interim lightweight champion, but he expects more from himself. A 14-1 professional mixed martial artist, Brooks holds himself to a high standard, always driving forward and keeping his headlights pointed at the road ahead. That road currently leads him to former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler, a fighter who Brooks defeated via split decision in his most recent victory at Bellator 120. While the interim strap feels nice around his waist, Brooks read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Dhiego Lima returned to his original weight class with a unanimous decision win over Jorge Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 56, and it was harder than he expected. The Brazilian prospect, who suffered a first-round TKO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 middleweight final in July, spoke to MMAFighting.com about his win in Brazil, the change of opponents six days before the bout, fighting under pressure and more. read news >>

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