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  • 16 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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“I’m Johnny Tapia, I’m Johnny Tapia.” The young Diego Sanchez knew what he wanted to be when he grew up, as he shadowboxed in a local mobile home park in Albuquerque. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Fertitta grew up a fight fan but always thought something was missing. A venture into mixed martial arts filled that void, Fertitta says in an exclusive for Yahoo Sports. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Alan Patrick grew up poor. So poor, in fact, he often left his small and crowded family home with five brothers to hang around in the streets, which he said were actually "more peaceful." read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Although he grew up in Virginia, featherweight Bashir Ahmad considers himself woven into the culture of Pakistan. He is Muslim and said he's visited the country every other year since age 6.  read news >>

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