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What could victory mean for headliners T.J. Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Tony Ferguson, and Danny Castillo ahead of their main card battles this upcoming weekend (Aug. 30, 2014) at UFC 177: “Dillashaw vs. Barao 2” from inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California? We explore the consequences below. Time to do it all over again. UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" takes place this Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., and in the main event, T.J. Dillashaw look read news >>

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Among the releases are past tournament winners, alongside a former light heavyweight champion, as the promotion looks to expand its roster in a new direction and make room for a couple of recognizable names (like this one). The Scott Coker era is officially underway. Bellator MMA is trimming its roster as it pushes forward in a new direction, recently cutting 13 fighters, according to a report by MMA Fighting. Among those on the chopping block are former Bellator light heavyweight champion Attil read news >>

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A number of fighers and their managers are frustrated with what they claim are poor business practices by The World Series of Fighting. Many fighters and managers had high hopes for the World Series of Fighting when it first appeared on the mixed martial arts scene. In a UFC dominated market it offered another option for national exposure and a healthy purse. Those same fighters and managers are now expressing frustration with the promotion for a lack of communication with its athletes and for f read news >>

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Metamoris has been getting bigger pretty consistently over the past year or so. From people who dabble in jiu-jitsu to hardcore grappling aficionados to dudes looking for some hipster fight-sport cred, the submission-only grappling showcase has developed a decent following. As it's grown, so too has its relationship with UFC competitors looking to bridge the gap between fights. Names like Josh Barnett and Chael Sonnen competed most recently, while former UFC competitors such as Dean Lister and V read news >>

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Holly Holm is one of the most decorated boxers to ever enter the UFC. She is an 18-time boxing world champion in three weight divisions and finished her career with an astounding record of 33-2. Upon transitioning to mixed martial arts, she has accumulated a 7-0 record, with six of those wins coming by way of knockout. However, when Holm signed with the UFC this past July, the organization’s president, Dana White, stated the accomplished boxer would not receive an immediate title shot against th read news >>

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Bellator MMA has trimmed its roster by 13 fighters. read news >>

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Thirteen fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh, Des Green, and season 7 tournament winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev, have been released from Bellator. Following the reinstated women's division that was announced last week, Bellator MMA continued its organizational restructuring on Tuesday afternoon when it was revealed that thirteen more fighters had been released from the promotion. Bellator officials confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. While the list generally includes lower-tier fight read news >>

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As the Bellator management slowly implements their vision for the organization, incremental changes are taking place. The most recent is the release of thirteen fighters, including a former champion and several tournament champions. The news was confirmed to MMA Fighting by Bellator officials. While most of the names involve fighters who had limited, largely unsuccessful runs in Bellator, the list crosses into fighters considered to be Bellator staples. The official list of released fighters is read news >>

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Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet probably gets you a ticket into the UFC. Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet doesn't make you an automatic qualifier as a fan favorite, though. If Brock Lesnar and Tito Ortiz proved anything in their illustrious fighting careers, it was that no matter how dominant they could possibly be, they always managed to rub a good portion of the MMA community the wrong way. Lesnar was hated because of h read news >>

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Whether they were finished after a spectacular brawl or just victims of blind judges; be they young upstarts or past their primes, there were several fighters on the losing side who I'd love to see fight again soon. These are plucked from UFC Fight Night 48 and Fight Night 49, which were held within a few ... read news >>

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Following Rafael dos Anjos’ TKO win over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49, fighters and industry personalities reacted to the upset via Twitter. read news >>

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