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Rousimar Palhares added another quick submission to his record, but the fight once again ended with controversy. The World Series of Fighting welterweight champion, who needed 90 seconds to tap Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16 in Sacramento Calif., on Dec. 13, might have injured Fitch with his nasty submission, but feels he did everything by the book. "I still have to deal with those critics, but I don’t understand why people try to humiliate me like that," Palhares told MMAFighting.com of read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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PHOENIX – Alistair Overeem once again pulled out of a slump and likely saved his octagon career, this time with a vicious first-round stoppage of Stefan Struve.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem came into his UFC on FOX 13 bout with Stefan Struve in major need of a victory. Overeem, after all, had been knocked out in three out of his past four fights. He got the job done Saturday night in Phoenix. Overeem (28-14, 1 NC) neutralized the 7-foot-tall Struve's reach by taking the fight to the ground, then earned the TKO at 4:19 of the opening round. "I was prepared for anything," said Overeem. "I thought it would be clever to read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Gabriel Gonzaga rushed toward Matt Mitrione early in the first round of their UFC on FOX 13 heavyweight showdown on Saturday night. Mitrione was ready. The Blackzilians fighter nicknamed "Meathead" grazed Gonzaga (16-9) with a right hand, then crushed him with a left. A series of right hands to the grounded fighter later, it was all over. Mitrione (8-3) got his eighth UFC knockout at 1:59 of the first round in Phoenix. "I'm on top of the world," said Mitrione, who won his third straight fight. " read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – After entering “The Ultimate Fighter 20? as a No. 14 seed in the 16-fighter field, Randa Markos could easily take great pride in reaching the semifinals of the tournament before being eliminated. She doesn’t.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas talks about her Dec. 12 fight against Carla Esparza for the inaugural UFC women's strawweight championship. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A first-round knockout won’t be good enough for Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 13. He wants to finish Stefan Struve in the opening 30 seconds.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Urijah Faber accidentally poked Francisco Rivera in the eye at UFC 181, but the move went unnoticed by the ref and set up a fight-ending bulldog choke. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Robbie Lawler has warned fans not to expect another ding-dong battle with Johny Hendricks as the two rematch at UFC 181. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Diego Nunes's finish of Joachim Hansen capped off another big weekend for UFC alumni, all of whom triumphed on the regional circuit. Because of a hasty, overconfident return to competition, a lack of focus, the superior opposition of a fresh prospect, or their own deteriorating skills, some weekends, UFC veterans stumble on the regional circuit. The tail end of November has yielded up a hot streak, though, with former UFC fighters going nigh-undefeated these last two weeks. First, some late-brea read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Frankie Edgar added another feat to his legendary resume when he scored the latest finish in UFC history. Check out more post-event facts from UFC Fight Night 57.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Following Frankie Edgar’s domination of No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, fighters and industry insiders took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Frankie Edgar polished off his dominant performance over Cub Swanson with a flourish, scoring the latest finish in UFC history with a fifth-round neck crank which, with just four seconds remaining, coaxed a quick tap from Swanson in what had already become an overwhelmingly lopsided main event in Austin, Texas at UFC Fight Night 57. "Dana (White), you said you'd be watching. I hope you like what you see," an elated Edgar (18-4-1) said afterward. "I'm coming for that belt. Whether you give it to read news >>

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