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From Quinton Jackson to Mauricio Rua, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones has seen and done it all inside the Octagon. Well, almost. He still has to get through undefeated division No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event to kick off the new year (results here). To help mixed martial arts (MMA) fans get up for their Jan. 3 showdown, UFC has released the champ's "Ultimate 8" victories. Which one of them impresses you read news >>

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Antonio Carlos Junior knew he could be a good MMA fighter. What he didn’t expect, though, was to be in UFC, fighting on a main card, just 18 months after his first pro bout. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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For the first time in his MMA career, Bibiano Fernandes finished a fight after going past the first round, but there’s a reason why Dae Hwan Kim survived that long at ONE FC 23. The ONE FC bantamweight champion, who improved his winning streak to nine on Dec. 5, submitted Kim with a second-round rear-naked choke. However, he had to overcome a tough situation when Kim landed several illegal elbows to the back of his head in the opening round. The referee deducted a point, but that didn’t prevent read news >>

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If you watched Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, you could be forgiven if you didn’t realize bantamweight newcomer Henry Cejudo is a world-class wrestler. Lately, he’s been focusing on his striking skills – and for good reason.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>

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The UFC 145-pound champion feels that he already is one of the greatest in history but wants more. Jose Aldo already sees himself as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time and wants to achieve more. The UFC Featherweight champion, the one and only so far since his division has been introduced in the UFC, plans to keep his belt for a long period and retire holding it. Interviewed by Combate.com, he says that wants to be in the number one spot of P4P rankings of MMA history when hang up his read news >>

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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Anderson "Spider" Silva is arguably the greatest MMA fighter of all time, and the final chapter of his in-ring career will soon begin.After suffering a horrendous leg injury during a title fight rematch vs. current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on December 28, 2013, Silva's career was in doubt. He has relentlessly rehabbed since then, however, and will face Nick Diaz on January 31, 2015, in his first fight back.In this epic commercial, we see Silva beaten down and lying in the bottom o read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Newly-retired Yves Edwards reflects on his 17-year-career. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Tito Ortiz is a superstar in mixed martial arts. Whether the fans or pundits want to accept it, the 39-year-old, 18-11 professional fighter is still a star in this sport. He moves the needle whenever he is in front of a camera and microphone. As long as he can stay “healthy,” Tito Ortiz will have a place in the world of MMA. Coming into Bellator 131, Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar had combined for three wins since 2011. Yet, these two former UFC competitors were selected to headline the show. Even thr read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Alex White’s third-round KO loss to Lucas Martins at UFC Fight Night 45 in July sparked a change in his life. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The Thugjitsu era has come to a close. Yves Edwards, one of the most respected fighters in the UFC, is calling it quits. The 17-year MMA veteran announced his retirement Sunday night on Facebook. Edwards, 38, is winless in his last five fights and is coming off a knockout loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson on Nov. 22. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on t read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1). The retirement announcement came in a post on his Facebook page. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part of my life," the post read in part. Edwards peaked as a f read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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After more than 17 years as a professional fighter, Yves Edwards has retired from MMA. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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His MMA career may have gotten off to a rocky start, but UFC veteran James McSweeney is looking to make up for lost time, eyeing two ONE FC championships. read news >>

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