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Is the "Fire Kid" UFC bound? If you scour the internet looking for the top ranked prospects in mixed martial arts (MMA) today, you will more than likely encounter France's Tom Duquesnoy at the top of nearly every list. The "Fire Kid" is currently the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) featherweight champion, and he defended his belt this afternoon (Sat., Feb. 21, 2015) in the main event of BAMMA 18 at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England. After a rough first round fo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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"Rowdy" spitting fire! To say Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had a great 2014 year would be an understatement. Aside from two devastating knockout victories over Sara McMann and Alexis Davis that equaled to less than two minutes of actual fight time for "Rowdy," the streaking Judoka continued her quest to conquer Hollywood with appearances in "The Expendables 3," "Fast and Furious 7" and "Entourage." So, after making 2014 her "bitch," Rousey decla read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The welterweight bout between Shane Campbell and Derek Boyle seemed like just an ordinary fight.That is, until the third round, when Boyle dropped to his knee following a body kick from Campbell.What happened next was both strange and amazing: Campbell took a step back and appeared to fire a hadouken.For those of you not familiar with the "hadouken" term, it was made popular in the late 1980s and early '90s through the video game Street Fighter.No fire appeared from Campbell's hands, but the tac read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Moxon is a big puncher from Down Under and this Friday he will be stepping into the ring at GLORY Superfight Series 19 to face Andy ‘The Machine’ Ristie in a lightweight (155lbs/70kgs) showdown. Sat ringside will be Moxon’s lifelong idol ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. The boxing icon once nearly competed in kickboxing himself and he will be taking a guest commentator role for the heavyweight title fight at the end of the evening. Not long after this call takes place Moxon will be boarding read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Three failed drug tests in a span of one year. All positive results for drostanolone. What is going on at Blackhouse MMA? After the initial hoopla settled following yesterday's stunning news that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for an anabolic steroid and another banned substance in a pre-fight drug test, "The Spider's" camp has come under fire. On Jan. 9, 2015, Silva was tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), but the positive results of that test read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Step 1: Fire up the DVR. Betting on sports is never a sure thing, especially in the fight business. The unpredictability of mixed martial arts (MMA) though, makes betting on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) an entirely different animal. Just ask Georges St-Pierre! But Hollywood mega-star and avid UFC fan, Mark Wahlberg, has a sure-fire way to make money on fights. "I bet a lot while making the movie on things I wouldn't normally bet on. But, I'm not that big on gambling unless I know I have read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Kron Gracie, one of the best jiu-jitsu fighters on the planet, will finally make his transition to MMA. Kron Gracie, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu champion and ADCC 2013 gold medalist, is set to make his MMA debut at Real Fighting Championship in Japan on Dec. 23, his father Rickson Gracie told MMAFighting.com. "They haven’t found an opponent yet, but it’s set. Travel, hotel, everything set for him to fight on Dec. 23," Rickson Gracie said. "He will fight at 155 pounds." According to a report from M read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Some fighters lose their passion with age. Their competitive fire is extinguished, and fighting becomes all about the pay check. The opposite has happened for Mark Hunt, who fights Roy Nelson... read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Forced out of her Dec. 7 strawweight title defense at Invicta FC 7, Carla Esparza's weekend didn't improve as she watched Tecia Torres derail her BFF from cageside. After Torres explained how she 'dominated' Felice Herrig, Esparza grabbed the mic, complimented the upstart but very matter-of-factly told her she 'wanted to have a conversation in the cage.' Esparza started the evening frustrated with top contender Claudia Gadelha falling ill and pulling out of their fight, but Torres was her focus read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre's longtime trainer says he believes the former champ's competitive fires could lead him to return. UFC boss says he could get immediate title shot, if he wants it. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Fire up those laptops, fight fans, because we're headed for Dublin, Ireland, by way of information superhighway. Want to see if Conor McGregor can put his money where his mouth is? You'll need a Fight Pass subscription to do it. But look on the bright side, Nostradumbass predictions are still free! Probably because no one in their right mind would pay for them, but that's beside the point. Top o' the mornin' to ya! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is poised to deliver the most famous Irish s read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC President Dana White set the MMA world on fire when he defended the decision of the UFC and Fox Sports to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting contract, but if he plays his cards right, "The American Gangster" could be back. In an interview with MMA Fight Corner's Heidi Fang (at the 5:58 mark), White explained that while the chips are down for Sonnen right now, he could feasibly return to working for the promotion (transcription per Mixedmartialarts.com): "It breaks my heart," [White] said. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The decision to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting services agreement was a simple one to UFC president Dana White, but it wasn't an easy one. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Don’t expect Brian Stann to come to the defense of his former opponent and colleague Chael Sonnen. The retired middleweight and Fox UFC analyst was asked on Twitter Monday if he thought Sonnen’s firing was “just," and he said he thinks it was. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Sonnen, who tested positive for a total of five banned substances in his two recent random drug tests, was terminated by the UFC and Fox Sports this week. The former United States Marine has been a consummate p read news >>

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