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A long and harrowing journey grew even longer on July 5, 2014, when just hours before his against-all-odds return from potentially career-ending heart troubles, UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve suffered a setback that derailed a year's worth of work and worry. The seven-footer, who had been diagnosed with an enlarged heart and leaking aortic valve in August 2013, fainted in the locker room prior to his UFC 175 comeback against Matt Mitrione. Just like that, the feel-good bout was cancelled, and Str read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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It seems "Lil' Bulldog" isn't too popular among her cast mates. Former Invicta FC star turned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight, Felice Herrig, took to the social website Sqor to reveal she was recently the victim of bullying by the entire (all female) Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 cast. Well, everyone except Carla Esparza, the only person "Lil' Bulldog" says had her back during the combat sports reality show, who called out the alleged bullies for being immature. From Herrig's post ( read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Michelle Waterson’s grip on the Invicta Fighting Championship atomweight throne grew stronger at the expense of Yasuko Tamada. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Danny Castillo didn’t need to motivate Tony Ferguson when he appeared on a “UFC Countdown” show in support of their pay-per-view co-headliner at UFC 177, but he might have done so anyway.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC women's strawweight division officially grew to five on Tuesday with the news that Kailin Curran had signed with the Las Vegas-based promotion. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Conor McGregor's legend grew in front of his home fans in Ireland Saturday. With a knockout against Diego Brandao, McGregor improved to 3-0 inside the Octagon. At 26 years old, and with a magnetizing personality, McGregor has become a current and future star in the increasingly exciting featherweight division. Having scored 13 knockouts in 15 career victories, McGregor is just as entertaining inside the cage as he is with a microphone in front of him. Already ranked No. 12 heading into the weeke read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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ATLANTIC CITY – Joe Proctor knew something wasn’t right, but he had no idea there was a fleshy softball growing on the side of his head. His cornermen knew there was only one way to handle it: Lie like hell.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – When asked to describe his best moment, B.J. Penn was thinking the reporter meant specifically of Sunday night -- a night he had nothing to offer the quicker, younger, better prepared Frankie Edgar. "Walking out probably," he said. Everybody laughed. That was the moment of levity in a time of brutal, inevitable truth. Penn, one of the UFC’s more recognizable figures, who carried titles in two different weight classes and an appetite to fight in any that would house him, retired from read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Neiman Gracie grew up with a famous name and a family history of training in martial arts. His path was inevitable, but it started on the ocean.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jeff and Barry Meyer grew up in one of the nice parts of Chicago, where money begat nice shopping malls and nice schools and nice kids wearing nice clothes. They were karate kids. Most athletically inclined kids find themselves involved in football or basketball or baseball, the most American of American sports. For the Meyer brothers, however, there wasn't much interest in standard sports. They were drawn to the martial arts, and martial arts participation in the 1980s meant one thing: karate. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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For kids like Gaston Reyno, who grew up in the relatively small country of Uruguay, there weren’t many professional sports dreams that seemed real.Filed under: News read news >>

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