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Roy Nelson had a chance to launch himself into UFC title contention at UFC Fight Night 52. He really did. Taking on sixth-ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, Nelson found himself facing an almost perfect foe. Hunt isn't especially nimble, quick and diverse on the feet. Fighters with those qualities (Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Fabricio Werdum) give Nelson fits. Instead, Hunt is, like Nelson, a powerhouse knockout artist. He goes big, and he looks for the kill at all times.For the impossibly du read news >>

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Mark Hunt is very realistic about the point he has reached in his career, saying he'll step away and not return when it's time. Mark Hunt may be in a little bit of trouble when it comes to making weight for his main event bout with Roy Nelson, but he's got a clear goal set when it comes to his fighting career. The aging heavyweight seems very aware of his place in the sport and the amount of time he has left to compete at a high level. But, he has set the goal of getting one crack at UFC goal, a read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton kept gold around his waist on Friday night at Bellator 124 at the Michigan Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Mich. read news >>

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Former Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo talks about why he was unable to make his Octagon debut at UFC 177. read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make a significant change in order to remain a part of the UFC's roster. According to a recent report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, Cejudo, who recently dropped out of a scheduled flyweight bout at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen, is willing to move up in weight to bantamweight (135 pounds) to continue his career. This decision comes in response to UFC President Dana White's declaration that Cejudo would need to try his luck in a different weight c read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's MMA career seems to be in freefall. The coach who led him to a wrestling championship at the Beijing games, Terry Brands, weighs in on why Cejudo may be struggling, and how he can change. Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling, prodigiously gifted, charismatic and should become a huge star in the UFC's lightest weight class, where drawing power is dearly needed. Sadly it appears that Cejudo's chance at a UFC championship run is wither read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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OSU in the house! After Kenny Monday was relieved of his duties as head wrestling coach for the Blackzilians mixed martial arts (MMA) camp three months ago, the former Olympic gold medalist has landed back on his feet, as he's been hired to spearhead the wrestling program for Team Takedown. Serving as home base to current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, Team Takedown is located in Arlington, Texas. According to the statement released by the team on it read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Henry Cejudo is a former Olympic gold medalist. He won gold in 2008 in Beijing for wrestling in the freestyle 55kg division. He went back for the Olympic trials in 2012 but didn't make it. He retired on the mat by removing his shoes and tossing them to the crowd. In early 2013, he announced plans to begin training for MMA, and he made his debut in March 2013 at bantamweight. He won that fight by submission to punches in just about 90 seconds. He racked up a record of 6-0 before being signed to t read news >>

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Joe Soto found no gold at the end of his rainbow. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Olympic gold medal wrestler Henry Cejudo hasn’t burned his bridges with the UFC just yet, but he’s no longer welcome to call himself a flyweight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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For those anticipating Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's UFC debut this weekend, the wait just got a little longer. The UFC announced that Cejudo -- who was slated to face Scott Jorgensen on UFC 177's prelims -- has been forced to withdraw from the bout for "medical reasons." The flyweight Cejudo was to be making his long-awaited UFC debut after beginning his MMA career in early 2013. Cejudo, who won a gold medal at the 2008 summer Olympics in Beijing in the 121-pound class, has gone 6-0 in h read news >>

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