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Another five fighters have found themselves on the outside of the UFC looking in after recent losses. No allegedly here, through various sources the release of five fighters from the UFC have been confirmed, as well as confirmation of one other probable release that was hinted at by the UFC a couple weeks ago. MMAFighting reports that Tom Niinimaki and Sean Soriano have been released from their Zuffa contracts. Accompanying them, Mike Rhodes announced, via Twitter that he was no longer fighting read news >>

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Two Polish fighters have been added to the UFC’s first event in the country, officials today announced.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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On Saturday, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will return from lengthy layoffs to the UFC’s octagon. Ahead of that, several of their UFC cohorts talked about their excitement to see them return – and picked winners. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Fighters cut from the same cloth as Joe Lauzon don't need pristine records to maintain job security in the UFC. Win-loss records don't carry as much weight in the careers of the sport's most genuine gladiators. The UFC has a massive stable of 565 competitors, all of whom have proven capable of putting on captivating shows. However, this countdown is an homage to the most ruthless fighters in the promotion, the guys and gals who act like their lives are on the line every time the Octagon door sla read news >>

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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters competing in MMA today. Yet, despite his success inside the Octagon, UFC flyweight contender John Dodson believes Mighty Mouse is having a negative impact on the division. Speaking with Shaun Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com, Dodson praised the champion’s abilities inside the cage but pointed to his actions outside of fighting being a hindrance on all UFC flyweights. He's showcasing his ability to be a true champion by read news >>

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The UFC has cut five fighters from its roster. Sources confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Igor Pokrajac, Tom Niinimaki, Sean Soriano, Mike Rhodes and Rodrigo Damm have been released from their contracts after suffering consecutive losses. Pokrajac (25-12, 1 no-contest) leaves the promotion after going winless over the past five fights. The Croatian light heavyweight, who won three in a row at one point of his UFC career, lost to Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Rafael Cavalcante, Ryan Jimmo, Joey Beltran read news >>

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Some fighters never want to go back and re-watch a loss, especially if it was a pivotal bout in your career. Why subject yourself to the agony? But that's not how Daniel Cormier sees it. Since losing his high-stakes UFC 182 light heavyweight title fight to Jon Jones, he's not just watched the fight, but done so obsessively. "I've watched it 100 times," Cormier said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Why? Well, after his first career mixed martial arts defeat, the former Strikeforce heavyweight read news >>

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Selling autograph cards of UFC fighters on the internet has become a popular additional income for one fan or another. For former bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate, it's nothing but a thorn in her side, hence she will quit returning fan mail with signed pictures. For resourceful fans around the world it has become a welcome line of business to sell signed pictures of popular UFC fighters via the internet. UFC bantamweight and former title challenger Miesha Tate is very down on this new b read news >>

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Perhaps we’ve reached the point where MMA fighters are sharing a little too much on social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. Check out some of those reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC on Fox 14 from Stockholm, Sweden is in the books, but what's next for last night's main card fighters? Bloody Elbow's Mookie Alexander does some fantasy matchmaking. The Swedish contingent stayed up late (for the benefit of North American audiences) to watch UFC on Fox 14 at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. A packed house of approximately 30,000 unfortunately did not see a single Swedish fighter pick up a win, including Alexander Gustafsson's stunning 1st round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson in th read news >>

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Some fighters have all the trouble in the world getting recognition. First and foremost, I'll say that I'm using the word "contender" a bit loosely. Eventually any fighter who stays in the top ten for more than a few months in most divisions is, in some respects, a contender. Chris Cariaso is proof positive that being in the right place (ranked) at the right time (when everyone else is injured) can make the unlikeliest fighter a contender. The guys I'm focusing on aren't the unlikeliest, perhaps read news >>

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