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According to medical suspensions the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation issued, only one of the 24 fighters who competed at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 event received a term of more than one month.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With Thanksgiving only a day away, there are several UFC fighters who should be a little more grateful this year. You hear it time and time again: never leave the fight in the hands of the judges. Apparently that message hasn't resonated with Diego Sanchez. Like Sanchez, there have been a number of fighters this year who have been the recipients of controversial split decisions and questionable stoppages. Yoel Romero, Johny Hendricks and Rafael dos Anjos have seen their stock rise, albeit withou read news >>

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Professional MMA fighter Joel Thomas learned a valuable lesson when he strapped a shock collar around his neck, hopped across the yard's boundary and got zapped into another dimension. People will do some crazy stuff when money is on the line. "Me and my buddies were drinking and partying and whatnot, and somebody brought out a shock collar, and they're like, 'Hey, man, I'll give you five bucks if you put that around your neck, turn it up to full blast and shock yourself,'" Thomas told Bleacher read news >>

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The question is, will fighters adhere to it? I think most of us will agree that injuries in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are a problem, one that isn't isolated to a specific weight class or mixed martial arts (MMA) gym. But Javier Mendez, charged with overseeing top fighters like Cain Velasquez, has a possible solution. From his conversation with Bleacher Report: "If we can minimize certain things, I'd like to try to do that. And that means less hard MMA sparring getting ready for a figh read news >>

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It was a clean sweep for former UFC fighters this weekend, including Chris Camozzi's return to action on the regional circuit. Big weekend for the UFC pedigree, beginning last Friday at Brazil's Nitrix Fight 4. In the co-main event, Joao Zeferino (16-6, 0-2 UFC) continued his winning ways outside the Octagon, taking out Gilmar Dutra Lima (24-15-1) with a heel hook in the first round. Zeferino, who exited the UFC following a unanimous decision loss to Elias Silverio, is 3-0 since his release. Als read news >>

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Chinese fighters may have come away winless at M-1 Challenge 53, but there was no shortage of stoppages for the crowd at MasterCard Center to enjoy during M-1 Global’s inaugural visit to Beijing on Tuesday. read news >>

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What’s more fun in MMA than nicknames? It’s the stories about how they came to be. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Bellator MMA has carved itself a nice spot in the mixed martial arts community. With the return of Scott Coker as the organization’s president, there seems to be a growing air of confidence that the promotion is heading in a better direction, per Sports Illustrated. Unfortunately, one of the toughest challenges in the MMA industry is to create stars that fans want to see. Bellator continues to work on this process and with that in mind, here is a look at some of the best fighters it has on its r read news >>

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UFC lightweight Bobby Green remarked before his fight at UFC Fight Night 57 that he felt “misunderstood,” and wasn’t sure how much longer he wanted to stay in MMA as a result. Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes discuss whether he might have a point.Filed (...) read news >>

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Like many fighters, Will Noland dreams of fighting in the UFC. Unlike many fighters, he is close to making his dream a reality. read news >>

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Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin, Texas, 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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