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  • 14 days ago
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The 12-year veteran is heading into the second title shot of his career. He spoke to MMAmania.com about moving to Las Vegas, his sons Mason and Atlas making him tougher, and why he has what it takes to thwart the leg-lock attacks of WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 16. Saying things have been a little hectic in the last year for Jon Fitch would be an understatement. The long-time MMA veteran moved away from San Jose to Syracuse, NY, at the beginning of 2014, then back to San read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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It would have taken some never before seen force of nature or phenomenon to erase the smile from Ben Saunders’ face on August 23. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Referee Mark Smith, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, still believes his Armed Forces career came to an end through discrimination, and he wants to make sure the same thing doesn't happen to anyone else. MMA referee Mark Smith may be a new face to many UFC fans, but he already has received positive commentary for his job at the third man in the cage at UFC 181. This is not the first time Smith has distinguished himself professionally, the referee and judge comes to the sport of mixed marti read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Rustam Khabilov has been forced to withdraw from next month’s UFC 182 event, and fellow lightweight Danny Castillo is now in need of a new opponent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Anderson "The Spider" Silva is rocketing low kicks with impressive velocity ahead of his UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz on January 31, and that's a big deal. As MMA fans will remember, Silva's last performance ended disastrously. After losing to current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 162 via knockout, Silva strolled into his UFC 168 rematch in December of 2013 against Weidman with a renewed focus and drive. He looked sharp and determined. There was no more "clowning around" read news >>

  • a month ago
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It looks like we won't be seeing Ian McCall vs. John Lineker on Saturday night in Uberlandia, Brazil. When John Lineker missed weight on his first attempt (before making the flyweight limit on the 2nd try an hour later), Ian McCall responded by drinking coconut water while on the scale and still weighing in at 126 lbs. It was an obvious rib at Lineker for his repeated weight cutting problems, but the main focus was on their pivotal co-main event meeting tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night in Uberl read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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How has UFC featherweight Conor McGregor so quickly become a force in the UFC? MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes discusses the fiery Irish featherweight’s blueprint to MMA notoriety.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Injuries to Demian Maia and Brandon Thatch have forced them from their August 23 bouts against Mike Pyle and Jordan Mein, respectively. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A new force has emerged in the UFC's light heavyweight division. The funny thing about Anthony Johnson, who brutally destroyed Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to cement himself as one of the top contenders to the 205-pound champion, is that he got here in such a roundabout way. Back in the old days, before he became a punchline for his inability to make 170 pounds, Johnson displayed brief glimpses of fearsome power and finishing ability. Who can forget the untimely ends met by Yoshiyuki Yoshida and Kev read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Stefane Struve was supposed to return to the UFC after a 16-month absence from the sport at UFC 175 on Saturday against Matt Mitrione, but his comeback will have to wait. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Tom Lawlor has suffered an injury that will force him off the UFC Fight Night 46 card and out of his bout with Ilir Latifi. Tom Lawlor is out of his bout with Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 according to an MMA Junkie report. An injury has forced Lawlor off of the card, set for the O2 Arena in Dublin, and left the UFC searching for a replacement to take on Latifi. Lawlor has traded wins and losses for his last six trips to the Octagon, most recently picking up a submission victory by guillotin read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC returned to action on Saturday, and it returned in full force with two fight cards. UFC Fight Night 43 hit Auckland, New Zealand early in the morning, and the evening produced UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio. There were a total of 21 fights between the two events. Nate Marquardt defeated James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event, and Cub Swanson defeated Jeremy Stephens by a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 44. Aside from those two main events, there was plenty to take read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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When it comes to former boxing great Mike Tyson and UFC President Dana White, perhaps it’s not the bromance it seems to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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When UFC president Dana White told reporters after UFC 173 that Jon Jones was going to meet Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch on Aug. 30, he threw in a detail almost as a side note: Jones had not yet signed for the fight. The manner in which the information was presented to the public was not lost on the UFC light heavyweight champion, who saw it as an attempt to put pressure on him to accept a rematch he wasn't overly enthused about contesting. In fact, Jones said on Monday's edition of The MMA read news >>

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