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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 >>

  • 2 days 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 >>

  • 10 days 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 >>

  • 17 days 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 >>

  • 18 days 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 >>

  • 24 days 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 >>

  • 29 days 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 >>

  • 30 days ago
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Mirko Cro Cop rolled back the years to land a head kick, which lead to a TKO stoppage on New Year's Eve, while Shinya Aoki won with a rarely seen twister submission. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Two of the most recognizable names outside the realm of the UFC—Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic and Shinya Aoki—each ended the year in style Wednesday at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 in Tokyo. After landing his patented left high kick on Satoshi Ishii, the 40-year-old Cro Cop landed a series of punches against the ropes to score a TKO win in the second round of their main event IGF heavyweight championship bout. Earlier in the night, Aoki pulled off one of the most rarely seen submissions in MMA for the first read news >>

  • a month ago
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As 2015 dawns, no one wants to move on from 2014 more than Louis Gaudinot, who understandably describes the year gone by with just one word: “frustrating.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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Shinya Aoki scored a rare 'twister' submission win over unheralded Yuki Yamaoto at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 on Wednesday, bringing his professional record to 37-6 with 1 no-contest. The win was impressive enough and can be seen below: However, Aoki wasn't done. After the bout, Aoki left the ring, only to give his opponent two middle fingers in defiance as he walked out: read news >>

  • a month ago
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Japan’s long history of New Year’s Eve combat-sports events continued today with Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014, which saw two MMA notables pick up dominant wins.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic retained his Inoki Genome Federation title and closed out the year in thrilling fashion on New Year’s Eve in Japan, stopping Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii after two rounds. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Submission whiz Shinya Aoki landed a rare twister submission during the IGF NYE event in Japan. Japan's Mixed Martial Arts tradition every New Year's Eve has been home to several classic moments in the sport's history. While the spectacle isn't as big as it once was, it continues on and is still where some of the best fighters from the country ply their trade on a much bigger stage. On 2014's year-ender, there are two large shows going head-to-head in Japan. DEEP is hosting a title clash between read news >>

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