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It was a long, crazy year of fights in mixed marital arts. Simply put, 2014 was busy and had no shortage of decisions left in the hands of the judges. Most of the time, the judges got it right. However, like we've seen in so many cases, the judges got it wrong and caused controversy throughout the MMA world. That is what we call a robbery. In 2014, what were the five biggest robberies the judges handed out? Let's take a look back and see what the most controversial calls of the year were.Begin S read news >>

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Bellator MMA is no longer in the Jade Bryce business. After four years and 99 fights, the buxom beauty and longtime ring card girl is out of work, but hopes to stay involved with mixed martial arts (MMA) in some capacity. From her official Instagram page: Super sad to announce that I am no longer with Bellator. They have chosen to go in a different direction for the new year. I worked exactly 99 fights for them over the past 4 years, & it truly was the best 4 years of my life. These pictures are read news >>

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Nieky Holzken was in action in Christmas Day in Antalya, Turkey, fighting a local welterweight on the main card of the debut show from an organization called One Shot. There's probably a joke to be made linking 'Christmas Day' and 'Turkey' but the finish was nothing to joke about: Holzken put Yusuf Karakaya away with a cracker of a flying knee. No festive season break for Nieky ‘The Natural' Holzken - the top welterweight contender was in action Christmas Day. He fought in Antalya, Turkey on a d read news >>

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Tim Boetsch did it. Why can't Josh Burkman? "The People's Warrior" is locked and loaded for his return to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) next weekend (Jan. 3, 2015) when he kicks off the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event against the most "hated" man on the ZUFFA roster, 170-pound wrecking ball Hector Lombard. But as Burkman explains to FOX Sports, it's "Showeather" who should be worried. "If you look back all the way to The Ultimate Fighter season 2, everybody said Melvin Guillard was the t read news >>

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Famed Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg discusses his cunning betting strategy for UFC fights. Ahead of the release of his new movie "The Gambler," Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg sat down with USA Today Sports' For The Win and revealed a winning strategy when betting on UFC fights with friends. The Boston native, who learned a little martial arts after starring in the move "The Fighter," applied tactics that would certainly not work on the hardcore fanbase in MMA, but seemingly helped him profit off g read news >>

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The Highly Unofficial awards season continues with the best fights of 2014... read news >>

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The 2014 kickboxing year started with a bang but lost pace in its latter half as event dates were moved or cancelled, leading to a rather front-loaded calendar. As a result certain fights we had hoped to see this year never came to fruition. A rematch between ‘Bazooka' Joe Valtellini and Nieky Holzken is a prime example; hopefully we get to see that one in 2015, plus action from Giorgio Petrosyan, Gokhan Saki, Tyrone Spong among others. Read on for my five most hoped-for kickboxing fights for 20 read news >>

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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights of the UFC’s most recent pay-per-view event, which featured a pair of title fights in Las Vegas. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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The UFC has booked another slew of fights over the last week. Here is a quick rundown of what they put together. Since the UFC has decided to produce 50+ events in 2014, there is a remarkable amount of fighter signings and new match-ups being set up throughout any given week. Many of these new signings are for match-ups that take place on the undercard, or on the Fight Pass portion of a PPV, so we are going to continue with a new weekly (or bi-weekly if needed) series of articles where we take a read news >>

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After five fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner, Pat Healy’s next in-cage appearance will be for Titan Fighting Championship. read news >>

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Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida wants to be more active, wants three or four UFC fights in 2015 on his way back to another title fight. read news >>

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LEMOORE, Calif., -- There will be plenty of championship gold on the line when Tachi Palace Fights holds its 22nd event on Feb. 5. read news >>

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Kazuhiro Nakamura faces fellow DEEP champion Yoshiyuki Nakanishi in his farewell bout, while former Bellator champ Alexander Shlemenko squares off with Sengoku tournament finalist Yasubey Enomoto. After twelve years and thirty-three fights, PRIDE and UFC veteran Kazuhiro Nakamura entered the ring for the last time. The retirement match came against Yoshiyuki Nakanishi in the main event of DEEP 70 Impact last Saturday. Nakamura came to life as a martial artist as a judoka under Hidehiko Yoshida. read news >>

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MMA’s newest quantitative official analyzes Johny Hendricks’ title fights versus GSP and Robbie Lawler. Just how close were they? Welcome to a new series at Bloody Elbow. Regular readers have seen bits and pieces of RoboJudge before, but not with his new name - as dubbed by Rami Genauer of FightMetric - and not in a regular series. Since I receive monthly updates of FightMetric data, RoboJudge will be a monthly series reviewing the scoring of each and every UFC fight that goes to a decision. Bas read news >>

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