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While the UFC pumps out enough promotion that fans can easily access its most aesthetically pleasing KOs, some of the second- and third-tier MMA organizations can't do the same.
Generally, undercard fights on promotions like Bellator MMA, ONE FC and Legacy FC, among many others, are often missed and then forgotten. And of course these promotions all produce gloriously violent KOs on a regular basis, highlight-reel finishes that deserve recognition.
Since many bona fide head-turning KOs go unnoti read news >>
As if Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dominick Cruz, Tim Kennedy and Cat Zingano weren't enough reasons to tune into UFC 178 on Sept. 27, the two fighters in the main event just gave you one more: But the MGM Grand Hotel lobby wasn't home to the first confrontational moment these two men have shared—it was just home to the first physical one. Long before the challenger put his hands on the champion's throat or Jones threw punches at a downed Cormier, they participated read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva thinks his UFC 183 match-up against Nick Diaz has the makings of being one of the greatest UFC fights in the organization's history. read news >>
There are currently nine UFC champions, and a 10th will soon be determined in the women's strawweight division. While all the UFC titleholders are now at the top of their weight classes, they each took very different paths to get to where they are today.
For light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, greatness seemed to come easy. The 205-pounder quickly climbed to the top of his division and only recently faced serious adversity in a close decision win over Alexander Gustafsson.
Meanwhile, Demetriou read news >>
They are back.
Anderson Silva, arguably one of the greatest MMA fighters of all times, will return to the Octagon against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC president Dana White announced the match-up Tuesday.
Silva vs. Diaz will reportedly be a middleweight bout and headline a UFC pay-per-view card on Super Bowl weekend, but they have yet to announce the venue.
Silva (33-6) who had the longest UFC win streak snapped by a pair of losses to Chris read news >>
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Throughout UFC history, there have been a multitude of champions. Some have been absolutely dominant champions, while some have lost the title in their first attempted defense. Even worse, some have lost the title without even attempting to defend it.
Today's MMA features many new champions, and believe it or not, Jon Jones is currently the longest-reigning champion in the UFC. With many new champions dominating their divisions, it can be hard to compare them to past dominant champions.
This lis read news >>
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DUBLIN -- UFC featherweight Conor McGregor discusses his UFC Fight Night 46 main event win over Diego Brandao, pushing Lorenzo Fertitta to do a stadium show in Ireland, how the Irish did at the event, why beating Brandao at the O2 in the way he did was the best moment of his life and more. read news >>
It’s no secret that Dana White is a big Ronda Rousey supporter. On Friday, he took his praise for the UFC women’s bantamweight queen to a new level. read news >>
It seems rematches have become more and more common in MMA.
Because rivalries sell in combat sports. Had it not been for the bad blood between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, women's MMA probably wouldn't be where it is today. A recent grudge between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen also helped MMA skyrocket in popularity in Brazil.
More than animosity is needed to make a great rivalry, though. If an unproven prospect starts throwing verbal jabs at Jon Jones, that alone isn't going to get them read news >>
This week Dave Branch's BJJ class at Edge Hoboken had a special guest, Oklahoma State wrestling coach John Smith. Smith won two Olympic golds, and four World Championships as a wrestler, but this was his first ever BJJ class.
John Smith, the greatest wrestler in the history of the United States of America, recently attended his first Brazilian jiu jitsu class. This past Wednesday (July 2, 2014) the Oklahoma State legend stopped by Edge Hoboken and sat in on a session taught by current World Seri read news >>