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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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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As it turns out, Dominick Cruz isn’t the only top bantamweight who will be sitting on the sidelines.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Shinya Aoki doesn't want to give up his ONE FC lightweight title, but would drop to 145 pounds for a "super fight" with bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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It turns out Neil Magny won't be fighting Josh Koscheck after all. Last week the UFC reportedly had booked the surging Neil Magny against former title contender Josh Koscheck for their February PPV in Los Angeles, but it turns out that this fight won't be happening after all. The Los Angeles Daily News confirms that Koscheck will take on Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184, making it a battle of former title contenders currently on 3 fight losing streaks. Ellenberger (29-9) hasn't won a fight since KOin read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 veteran Raquel Pennington was all set to make a big splash in her Octagon return at the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Dec. 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Then her original opponent, boxing import Holly Holm, went down with a neck injury and poof, just like that, "Rocky" was bounced from the PPV main card and paired off against the unheralded Ashlee Evans-Smith on the FOX Sports 1 "Prelims." From her conversation read news >>

  • a month ago
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2014 has been a trying year for the UFC. The organization has had a number of premier fights fall apart due to injuries. Injuries are a part of the sport, but for whatever reason, they have wreaked havoc on fights fans have wanted to see. In recent months we have seen Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier get pushed back, and Cain Velasquez have to back out of his UFC 180 fight against Fabricio Werdum. I am asking any deity that will listen to curtail these injuries moving forward, because the beginning read news >>

  • a month ago
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It turns out Al Iaquinta (10-3-1) knew something the rest of us didn't. When he boldly proclaimed he would be better than Ross Pearson standing, knowledgeable fans and insiders scoffed. Pearson, after all, was one of the lightweight division's most technical strikers, a smooth operator capable of making the less savvy look lost. "He ain't gonna stand in the pocket and throw leather with me," Pearson told Fox Sports before the fight. "He's gonna try to take me down 100 percent. As soon as he feel read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It turns out that Irishman Conor McGregor is in Brazil just to see some of the sights. On Thursday, MMA Junkie first reported that the popular featherweight was being circled to face Dennis Siver for a Fight Night in Boston, Massachusetts. On Friday, the UFC made it official -- McGregor and Siver will square off in a five-round main event at the TD Garden on Jan. 18. It will be the second headlining spot for the 26-year old McGregor, who fought Diego Brandao in his native Dublin, Ireland, this p read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It turns out that there were one or two nuances of doing business in the UK that Eddie Bravo was overlooking. It turns out that there are a few boxes you have to check before you can turn up in the UK and run a Jiu Jitsu seminar. They're boxes that Eddie Bravo, apparently had overlooked. Or, to hear it from him, regulations he had been strategically avoiding for some time. According to a recent episode of Eddie Bravo Radio, the notable 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder, and former UFC employee, show read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After nearly a year of mounting frustration, Rachael Cummins is ready to dive in the XFC tournament and let her aggression out. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The unification bout for the WBO, WBA & IBF titles nearly happened early during a face-off at the press conference for Bernard Hopkins VS Sergey Kovalev. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Following a variety of surprising twists and turns, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle explore the surprising storylines heading into the UFC 177 PPV event, including Joe Soto's astonishing leap from prelim fighter to title challenger. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Shinya Aoki put a stamp on his ONE FC lightweight championship with a quick finish, while Ben Askren stormed the cage to take the welterweight championship. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"Reign of Champions" took place on pay-per-view (PPV) earlier this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). ONE FC entertained Dubai this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) with three title fights and multiple quality match ups, producing a thoroughly enjoyable fight card. In the main event, Shinya Aoki defended his lightweight title with ease, scoring his twenty-fourth career submission win against UFC import Kamal Shalorus. Despite the read news >>

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