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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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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- The first thing Holly Holm did last month after pulling out of her UFC debut? First, she cried. Then... well, she made a bed. "Like, out of wood," Holm says, laughing. "I Googled it and took my time doing it. I had to do something. "I have pictures. It's legit. It's a double, but the headboard's really high. And I made the whole frame and everything. It's on a cast with wheels. And a matching nightstand. Hardest thing I've ever done is the drawers. One of our spare rooms didn' read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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It’s the fight MMA fans have been wanting for months, and it’s one the fighters even tried to have early with a little brawl in August. Check out the extended video preview of UFC 182 inside.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Henry Cejudo finally made his UFC debut and looked fantastic in earning a unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura. Fighting at bantamweight, the former Olympic gold medalist pleaded for one more opportunity to make the flyweight limit. Whether Cejudo fights at 125 or 135 pounds, the UFC has an interesting new prospect who showed he can compete in the biggest promotion in mixed martial arts. Here are five potential fights, three at bantamweight and two at flyweight, that would be captivating ma read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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It was broadcast as a quirk that no American Top Team fighter had won a UFC title until Robbie Lawler turned the trick on Saturday at UFC 181. There have been a lot of swing-and-misses, though. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva had his chance against Cain Velasquez, but came up drastically short, lasting just 81 seconds. Glover Teixeira came roaring into his title shot at UFC 172, but lost to Jon Jones. Thiago Alves, who was advertised as Georges St-Pierre’s toughest test to date at UFC 100 on the strengt read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will finally step inside the cage to battle one another this weekend at UFC on Fox 13. No. 2-ranked heavyweight contender Dos Santos has been out of action since failing to capture the title in his trilogy fight against Cain Velasquez in October 2013. He has since joined the Nova Uniao fight team. Dos Santos will try to pick up his first win since May 2013. Miocic, ranked No. 4 in the division, was scheduled to take on Dos Santos at The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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And STILL... It took a while but Anthony Pettis finally stepped inside the Octagon to defend his lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event of UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This over a year after "Showtime" won the title from Ben Henderson. "El Nino" used the opening round to implement his game plan, controlling the cage the pressuring Pettis against the fence. He worked his game there and avoided most of the champi read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Anthony Pettis will finally defend his lightweight championship title when he takes on Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event of tonight's (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The champions are finally healthy, and the challengers each ready to take their second shots at UFC gold. Parallel storylines, you guys! As Saturday night's UFC 181 kicks off perhaps the most important (and potentially awesome) stretch of live events in UFC history, welterweight champ Johny Hendricks and lightweight titlist Anthony Pettis both ease back into active duty after significant injury layoffs. Good timing, right? Across the cage from them will be two legitimate top contenders (Robbie L read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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At last, the time is finally now. After months of speculation and at least one high-profile delay, the UFC and Reebok held a joint press conference on Tuesday to announce a partnership deal to outfit the fight company's roster of fighters inside the cage and at UFC events for the next six years. So as of this week, at least the organization's new hashtag isn't so ironic anymore. The deal means the end of independent sponsorship deals in the UFC as we know them. UFC co-owners Dana White and Loren read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Welterweight champion Douglas Lima will finally return to the Bellator cage in February. Lima told MMAFighting.com that he was expecting to defend his 170-pound title against Paul Daley or Andrey Koreshkov. A week later, Bellator announced he will put his belt on the line against Daley, the British striker, at Bellator 133 on Feb. 27 at the Mohegan Sun in in Uncasville, Connecticut. "I’m the champion and I will fight whoever they put in front of me," Lima told MMAFighting.com. "Koreshkov is hurt read news >>

  • a month ago
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As Manny Pacquiao gears up for his bout with unbeaten former kickboxing champion, Chris Algieri, this weekend (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) one dream match up still sits in the minds of fans. Foot Locker, as part of its "Week of Greatness," decided to join the fun. In their words: "Nothing could make Manny Pacquiao more excited than the 'Week of Greatness' being back at Foot Locker. Well, maybe one thing. Involving one other person agreeing to something. Something that everyone wants. Maybe something li read news >>

  • a month ago
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Trash-talking Irish UFC featherweight Conor McGregor may have finally gone too far. McGregor established himself as one of the UFC's most talked-about stars since signing with the promotion in early 2013 with his quick tongue and overflowing confidence, but his latest attempt to kick dirt at his opponent may result in a mudslide. Currently slated to face Russian-born German fighter Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, McGregor looked to crank the intensity of the bout on Twitter, but he read news >>

  • a month ago
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The superfight between Jon Jones and Anderson Silva finally went down last night, and it didn’t even cost a dime. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White posted a picture on his Instagram of the two MMA legends engaged in a sparring match at UFC headquarters’ gym. Of course, it wasn’t an actual fight, but it was likely as close as we’ll ever get to seeing Jones and Silva step into the ring against one another. Jones, the seven-time defending light heavyweight champ, told the media on Monday, per MM read news >>

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