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For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>

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No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. In the midst of his dominating run, Fedor was riding a 27-fight win streak, before hitting a rough patch and dropping three straight under the Strikeforce banne read news >>

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What the the great fight in Pride FC history? Plus, on the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, Roy Nelson and Myles Jury stop by to talk about their upcoming fights at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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Coming into MMA from long distance running isn’t exactly what most fighters do, but women’s flyweight prospect Heather Bassett has made the transition in strong fashion. read news >>

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Tamikka Brents’ career in the Navy helped get her ready for an eventual career in mixed martial arts.Filed under: News read news >>

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Emanuel Newton has a firm grip on the Bellator MMA light heavyweight belt. And if it’s up to him, no one will loosen his grasp for a long, long time.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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After a 15-fight career, including his past four in the UFC, 33-year-old light heavyweight Cody Donovan is retiring from MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Following a six year MMA career, and a 1-4 UFC record, Cody Donovan is retiring. It's always a little odd, when a fighter that you feel like you've barely gotten to know steps away from the sport. Men like Nick Denis and Quinn Mulhern seem like they barely appeared on our collective fan radar before stepping away from the sport, potentially, permanently. It's hard to question the decisions of these men. MMA is a violent, hard place to make a living, anyone who can do so outside of the cage proba read news >>

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Joey Gomez has survived some bumps in the road to set up a promising MMA career in front of him. Filed under: News read news >>

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Chael Sonnen's retirement from MMA hasn't exactly been silent. After the former UFC light heavyweight was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission in July for testing positive for multiple banned substances, Sonnen is enjoying the opportunity to break down the fourth wall. After explaining how he 'tried to game the system' on professional wrestler Chris Jericho's podcast, Sonnen did another candid interview with Jason Bryant of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Asked about the c read news >>

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Despite only being 1-0 in her professional career (and 3-0 as an amateur), women's lightweight fighter Veronica Rothenhausler believes she has the best punching power of any women in the sport today. In her four fights, she's never left the first round and holds back-to-back knockouts that each came at just five seconds into the first round. In this interview with MMA Fighting, Rothenhausler discusses how she got into the sport, her success thus far, debuting the lightweight class for Invicta, f read news >>

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