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There's a shiny golden belt on the line at Bellator 134 on Friday, February 27, and light heavyweight title challenger Liam McGeary will have his chance to earn it. And while this typically represents a special moment in the life of a professional mixed martial artist, McGeary remains completely unfazed by the challenge and the opportunity ahead. The 9-0 English standout won Bellator's 2014 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament to seal his shot at champion Emanuel Newton's throne, and now t read news >>

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As multiple Dutch news outlets report, Golden Glory founder Ron Nyqvist has been killed in a fatal gun shooting in a garage in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning. Nyqvist has just been released from a 20-year prison sentence. The violence in Holland's organized-crime scene doesn't stop. Gang-related shootings have been shaking up the country's capital for the past several weeks. Now, another renowned figure from the world of kickboxing has fallen victim to a fatal shooting on Wednesday morning in a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier came up short in his bid to dethrone Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones earlier this month at UFC 182 (watch full fight video highlights here). The setback marked the first time "DC" tasted defeat in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. And to make the situation worse, it came against his most bitter rival. But, a rematch with "Bones" could come sooner rather than later, as the former Olympian seems to think he found a potential shortcut to a read news >>

  • a month ago
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From the moment Anthony "Rumble" Johnson forced his way into the next shot at Jon Jones' UFC light heavyweight title by running over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday night, one logical next fight in the light heavyweight division become immediately clear: Gustafsson vs. Daniel Cormier. Both guys are coming off recent, high-profile losses, and both are on the very short list of competitors fans consider legitimate title challengers at 205 pounds. The man known as DC understands it, too. "He's got t read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC appeared to botch a golden opportunity to have Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo face off after the Irishman's victory Sunday night. But UFC President Dana White would later explain to Ariel Helwani why the two future adversaries did not face off in the cage. "He is superstitious, White said. "He will not step foot inside the octagon unless it is to fight. I just wanted to clarify that because it looked weird but nobody told Jose and he doesn't go in there except to fight." Indeed, it did app read news >>

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It's good to be the champ. Carla Esparza made history by becoming the first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion after defeating Rose Namajunas at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale, which went down on Dec. 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Full results here. To celebrate, Esparza and her BFF, Felice Herrig, decided to scratch an item off "Cookie Monster's" bucket list by spending a whopping $1000 on the world-famous Golden Opulence Sundae. The expensive treat -- which c read news >>

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The UFC is in line to get a golden egg from its new favorite goose, Conor McGregor. According to UFC President Dana White, the Irishman will be next in line to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo, should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59. The announcement was made during a media scrum for UFC 182 and was reported by multiple sources, including ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto: Dana White confirms Conor McGregor will get title shot if he wins in January. Expect Dublin in May. — Brett Okamoto read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC's new golden child is returning, and he's not returning for the gold. According to a Thursday report from Steven Marrocco of MMAjunkie.com, Conor McGregor—the fast-rising featherweight who has quickly captured the attention of mixed martial arts fans and UFC brass—will return to the Octagon in January for a bout against Dennis Siver. The fight will headline an as-yet-unannounced event from Boston that takes place January 18. It will air on Fox Sports 1 immediately after the NFC Champions read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Conor McGregor turned heads with his first round stoppage of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, but it was his $150,000 disclosed salary that made some of his read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Hopkins always knew that Golden Boy Promotions and HBO would come to an agreement, and "The Alien" says that he offered a big hand in making the two parties reconcile. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Alexander Gustafsson knows what he wants, and what he wants is a shiny, golden belt. He won't accept anything less. Gustafsson's manager, Manos Terzitane, recently told Ariel Helwani on an episode of UFC Tonight that the 205-pound Swede is looking for only one fight in his next outing: a title showdown with Jon Jones. "[Gustafsson] will do whatever he can to not get passed by," Terzitane told UFC Tonight (h/t MMA Fighting). "He will not accept any other fight than to be the next in line for the read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arloski had a golden opportunity to return to the Octagon against Brendan Schaub last night (Sat., June 14, 2014) at UFC 174 in Vancouver, Canada. While he may not have taken full advantage, a tentative Arlovski picked up a somewhat debatable decision win over "Hybrid." Find out how in our fight breakdown below! Last night (Sat., June 14, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Brendan Schaub squared off on the pay-per-vi read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In addition, TOPPS will issue a special "Golden Ticket" promotion. NEW YORK (June 5, 2014) -- The Topps Company, Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championships today launched the 2014 Topps ® UFC Knockout card set, the most comprehensive and engaging collectible card product ever launched in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The launch of the 2014 set will feature special giveaways and promotional opportunities, including a "Golden Ticket" insertion in select sets where fans can win a chance to tra read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The Topps Company, Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday launched the 2014 Topps UFC Knockout card set, including a Golden Ticket giveaway for a chance to train with Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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