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  • 5 years ago
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It appears that welterweight Frank Lester has run out of chances to land a spot on the roster of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dashon Johnson was once a promising MMA fighter from Escondido who was 9-0 as a pro. Two straight losses seemed to be reason enough for UFC to cut him and have him rebuild his career on the regional circuit, but new reasons for his release have emerged. He's not the most famous Johnson that UFC ever had under contract. Not Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson, or even "Big" Lavar Johnson, but Dashon Johnson was once a promising mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Escondi read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC star Chael Sonnen says he's got a contract to fight at UFC 175 at 205 pounds and doesn't think he can lose the necessary weight to fight at 185lbs in July. He hopes Dana White misspoke. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Dot those "i's" and cross them fingers, Mr. Melvin. It didn't take long for former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Melvin Guillard to find a new mixed martial arts (MMA) home. In news that should surprise no one, "The Young Assassin" today inked a multi-fight contract with World Series of Fighting (WSOF), which is "proud" to now have The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 2 alum on its team. Exact terms of the deal, including its value, are unknown at this time. Guillard was cut after a run read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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When Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem fought each other at UFC 169, fans might as well have dubbed it a "loser leaves town match." But it seems like the man who lost, Mir, isn't leaving the UFC anytime soon. Mir's manager, Malki Kawa, spoke with Fox Sports about what the former UFC heavyweight champion has been up to since the UFC 169 loss. "He's just taking time off," Kawa said. "He's taking a little bit of time and we'll figure out what his next fight is going to be, and what he's going to do ne read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Mir has competed every year since his 2006 return and could probably use a break. Talk about a rough couple of years. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir has dropped four consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, including a lopsided unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem at the UFC 169 pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier this year in New Jersey. "The Reem" out-struck Mir 139-5. Following his defeat in "Dirty Jersey," UFC President Dana White refused t read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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A heavyweight bout between former champ Frank Mir and fellow contender Roy Nelson is in the works for a planned Memorial Day weekend event expected to be UFC 130. A source close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com verbal agreements are in place for the heavyweight tilt. An additional source said the contract issues that forced Nelson out of an early-year event aren't expected to be an issue. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Maybe it was a change of plans. Or a change of heart. Or simply a matter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship again listening to what the fans overwhelmingly wanted. read news >>

  • 7 hours ago
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Fighters cut from the same cloth as Joe Lauzon don't need pristine records to maintain job security in the UFC. Win-loss records don't carry as much weight in the careers of the sport's most genuine gladiators. The UFC has a massive stable of 565 competitors, all of whom have proven capable of putting on captivating shows. However, this countdown is an homage to the most ruthless fighters in the promotion, the guys and gals who act like their lives are on the line every time the Octagon door sla read news >>

  • 12 hours ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

  • 14 hours ago
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The UFC has cut five fighters from its roster. Sources confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Igor Pokrajac, Tom Niinimaki, Sean Soriano, Mike Rhodes and Rodrigo Damm have been released from their contracts after suffering consecutive losses. Pokrajac (25-12, 1 no-contest) leaves the promotion after going winless over the past five fights. The Croatian light heavyweight, who won three in a row at one point of his UFC career, lost to Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Rafael Cavalcante, Ryan Jimmo, Joey Beltran read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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STOCKHOLM – Andy Ogle believes he’s fighting for his UFC career at on Saturday at UFC on FOX 14. Then again, he thought the same prior to his previous fight. And also the one before that.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Depends. Frank Mir has been asked to head south for the winter to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1, which takes place inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. But despite four consecutive losses, Mir won't call this a do-or-die situation. That's because his performance will dictate his future, as a great fight -- even in defeat -- won't be enough to prompt him to retire. But if he gets cl read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The former UFC Heavyweight champion said that he is honored to fight in the birthplace of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wants to use his ground skills to win. Frank Mir is aware of the urgency for a win in the UFC after four losses in a row and he'll have his opportunity on February 22, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, versus Antonio Silva. The former UFC Heavyweight champion told Globo that he plans to stop this bad streak using his ground game. "My training is going well, I hav read news >>

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