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  • 6 years ago
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In a match that appeared to be cursed by fate since its announcement late last year, the Dream lightweight semifinal bout between Japanese grappling wizard Shinya Aoki and two-time Hero's lightweight tournament champion Gesias Calvancante came to a definitive close Tuesday. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Both Phil Baroni and Shinya Aoki made their pro wrestling debuts on a Friday show at the Tokyo Dome City Hall, commemorating the 72nd birthday of pro wrestling legend Antonio Inoki.The show, promoted by Inoki's IGF promotion, usually has a mix of both MMA and predetermined pro wrestling matches, using athletes that have experience in both. Mirko Cro Cop was a regular for the promotion between his stints in UFC, and Josh Barnett recently performed there as a pro wrestler.Friday's show also featur read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Some people joked about their frustration levels when Twinkies were going to be taken off the market. For UFC flyweight Ray Borg, the situation was far more serious.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Josh Hill’s career hasn’t gone according to plan over the past few years. He sees the light at the end of the tunnel, though, and believes he’s close to reaching it.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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BloodyElbow’s Karim Zidan rounds up the latest news, updates, and videos from across the world in Russia and the Caucasus. The proliferation of Russian MMA over the past few years has become impossible to deny. There are approximately 30 fighters on the UFC roster of Russian origin and that number is gradually rising with each passing month. With an endless array of prospects in Russia, as well as the North Caucasus regions of Chechnya and Dagestan, it can get difficult trying to keep up with th read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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It turns out that Lyoto Machida wasn’t the only one to accept an offer to replace injured UFC champ Chris Weidman – only to have Vitor Belfort turn down the fight.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Haven't we been through this already? Top ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Vitor Belfort made it almost excruciatingly clear that his only interest is to fight for UFC gold against Chris Weidman for his next bout. Once "The All-American" was injured and forced to pull out of the Belfort fight yet again, UFC brass tried to get "The Phenom" to accept a short notice interim title fight against Lyoto Machida, which he and his team declined. Only a day later, Belfor read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were scheduled to meet at UFC 184 for the middleweight championship, but an injury to Weidman forced the champion out of the event. Following UFC 183, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the UFC had offered Belfort an interim championship fight against Lyoto Machida. He turned it down according to White. Turning the fight down in itself is not an issue. It would make sense that Belfort would choose to wait for the undisputed champion, but White said that Belfo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Video: Watch UFC 183 "Embedded" pre-fight video blog (Episode 2) for the "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator President Scott Coker has been busy recently, but carved out time on Tuesday to speak to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Both Bellator and the sport of mixed martial arts are in transition, but Coker shares both his bird's eye view of what's going on as well as some specific moves his organization is making in the industry. On Douglas Lima pulling out of the Paul Daley fight with an injury: "Yes, that fight is off. Lima got injured, so he's off the fight. We're probably six or eight hour read news >>

  • a month ago
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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch is back with another video breakdown, this time analyzing the strategy that veteran Patricio "Pitbull" Freire used to take the Bellator featherweight strap from Pat Curran in violent fashion. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Another injury means another new featherweight in the UFC. It turns out that every season is injury season for the UFC. We're less than two weeks into the new year, and cards are already getting picked apart by the injury bug. But, with injuries comes new talent and a chance for fresh faces to shine on the world's biggest stage in MMA. This time the injury bug has hit Iraqi-born German fight Alan Omer. Omer was scheduled to fight Mirsad Bektic when the UFC came to Sweden on January 24th. Omer's read news >>

  • a month ago
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As it turns out, former pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva could get his hands on the middleweight champion sooner than many of us anticipated. The former middleweight champion is only one victory away from standing across the Octagon from the 185-pound titleholder, UFC President Dana White said in an interview conducted on Fox Sports 1’s UFC Tonight (via MMAJunkie.com). “(Nick) Diaz and Anderson Silva are fighting, and obviously if Anderson Silva wins that fight, and whether Vitor (Belfort) or read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 182 weigh in photos gallery for Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier, featuring all 22 fighters tipping the scale inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, home for tomorrow night's (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) pay-per-view (PPV) event. read news >>

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