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Last weekend at Bellator's "Tito vs. Bonnar" event on Spike TV, it was revealed that an 18-year-old wrestling standout named Aaron Pico, styled by Bellator as "MMA's Greatest Prospect," had signed an exclusive contract with the Viacom-owned promotion. Just who exactly is Aaron Pico and why should the MMA community be on notice? Hyperbole aside, here are a few actual facts about Pico: The youngster is a former Junior Golden Gloves Champion and already has a FILA World Championship under his belt. read news >>

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Bibiano Fernandes gave Joe Warren the fastest loss of his professional MMA career in 2009, but it looks like Warren still hasn’t forgotten that night. Warren, who recently unified the Bellator bantamweight championship with a win over Eduardo Dantas, told MMA Junkie he would love to avenge his loss to current One FC 135-pound champion one day. "Bibiano Fernandes – he’s who I want to fight," Warren said. "He beat me in my first loss. I didn’t train, and I lost. He beat me in the Dream finals for read news >>

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Anderson Silva, the greatest fighter in MMA history, has been reduced to an “easy payday” for Chris Weidman, with all due respect, of course. The skepticism has apparently worn thin on the reigning UFC middleweight champ, who soundly defeated Silva in back-to-back bouts in 2013. In most cases, an undefeated record, two wins over Silva and a successful title defense against Lyoto Machida would have been more than enough to convince the masses. But for Weidman, the road as champion has been a brok read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7 jokester turned hot-and-cold Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran, Matt Riddle, is saying goodbye to the mixed martial arts (MMA) industry (again). It's not like it was his lifelong dream or anything. Professional wrestling, on the other hand, is right up his alley. After subscribing to the new WWE Network and reliving some of the glory days, "Deep Waters" realized it was time to finally pursue his passion and hooked up with Danny Cage at The Mon read news >>

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Rhapsodizing, criticizing (and feelings, maaan!) to mark both the seventeen-year anniversary of PRIDE FC’s first event, and the seven-year anniversary of the organization’s final, irrevocable close. Seventeen years ago this month, under the Tokyo Dome, PRIDE FC held its inaugural event. Rickson Gracie and pro-wrestling hero Nobuhiko Takada fought at the top of a card only six bouts long, featuring fighters with a cumulative record of 63-21-3, a figure that drops to a much more modest 43-19-2 if read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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It's time for third installment of the BE's Baddest tournament. This time, we crown MMA's Greatest Striker of All Time. Get your nominations in now! Folks, it's been too long. Too long with no BE's Baddest. And so today is time for our third BE's Baddest tournament series. We have already crowned Fedor Emelianenko as the BE Baddest Greatest of All Time and Kazushi Sakuraba as the Greatest Submission Fighter of All Time. Now, a third fighter will claim the crown. This new tournament focuses on a read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Think about some of the greatest American athletes who have represented the U.S. in world championships and the Olympics. Some names that come to mind are Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson. Even more than the male athletes, there have been incredible female athletes such as Mia Hamm, Lolo Jones and Shawn Johnson. Even Ronda Rousey, UFC champion and Olympic bronze medalist, was one of the most recognizable faces of female international competition when she was a judoka. However, read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Before he became a world champion grappler and undefeated UFC fighter, Gilbert Burns struck a deal in an auto shop that eventually set the path for his future endeavors.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Fabricio Camoes knows MMA can be grueling. After all, this is a fighter who, in just second pro bout, went more than 25 minutes against MMA great and eventual UFC champion Anderson Silva. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Coach Mike Riordan takes a look back at Phil Davis' college wrestling career to explain why the UFC light heavyweight's excellent mat pedigree doesn't always translate to the cage. After tepid performances against Rashad Evans and Anthony Johnson, fight fans have openly wondered why a four-time NCAA Division I wrestling All American and champion doesn't make better use of his wrestling against opponents with less heralded wrestling backgrounds. The truth of the matter is that Davis was, and is, read news >>

  • a month ago
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After an MMA career dating back to 2005, Swedish fighter Tor Troeng has decided to hang up his gloves. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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