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Okay, so he doesn't know how to throw a punch. At least his ground game is good! How good? Well, according to longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Cole Miller, CM Punk is better than half the active fighters on the ZUFFA roster, and will prove a lot of haters wrong when he makes his Octagon debut in late 2015. The submission-savvy "Magrinho" talks to MMA Fighting: "I think he'll do very well. I don't think he's trying to make a read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 heavyweight winner Antonio Carlos Junior returns to the light heavyweight division after dominating in his reality show bouts, and he’s confident going into his UFC Fight Night 58 clash with Patrick Cummins on Saturday night. In an exclusive interview with MMAFighting.com, the Brazilian grappler explains why he’s called "Shoeface", says why he will fight better at 205 pounds, breaks down Cummins’ game, his decision to train at Nova Uniao and mu read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But, in this vast sea of archetypes and stereotypes, there is only one Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion who submitted longtime UFC contender Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds Saturday night on NBCSN. Fighting is all about misdirection. The read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Yes, you read that right. Alistair Overeem made the bold prediction that he would knock Stefan Struve out within the first 30 seconds of their heavyweight fight at tonight's (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) UFC on Fox 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic event in Phoenix, Arizona. He didn't. Actually, he didn't even throw a punch in the first 30 seconds and when he did engage, it was to initiate a clinch. His first strike was a knee to the body. If anything, it seemed clear he was either thrown off by Struve's consid read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Travis Browne channeled the old-school style of fighters like Mark Coleman on Saturday night. Browne used some schoolyard-bully ground-and-pound to finish off Brendan Schaub at UFC 181. Referee Mario Yamasaki called off the heavyweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at 4:50 of the first round. "That's what I do," a to-the-point Schaub (17-2-1) said. Early in the round, Schaub (10-5) found success with a takedown and then a trip. But he got caught with a huge uppercut as he r read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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This week's Majority Draw covers a lot of ground with the UFC-Reebok uniform deal, Brock Lesnar, and UFC 181 main eventer and welterweight champ Johny Hendricks. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bloody Elbow was on the ground for Metamoris 5 collecting thoughts from BJJ and MMA players on Rory MacDonald’s performance, how Metamoris compares to other major BJJ events, who they would like to see matched up next and more. With sometimes much and sometimes little drama, Metamoris 5 went down in the LBC on Saturday afternoon. It's a noticeably different experience live compared to the pay-per-view. Each fight is deathly silent - even the corners are low volume - in a manner you don't see at read news >>

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If you were one of the many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans sleeping on Al Iaquinta, it's time to wake up. In a battle of Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veterans, Iaquinta put the screws to Ross Pearson in the lightweight co-main event of UFC Fight Night 55, which took place last Friday night (Nov. 7, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass from inside the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Read our full recap and fight analysis here. "This is what I needed to do," Iaquinta told the media at the UFC Fight Night 55 pos read news >>

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Tito Ortiz is treading on some new ground, he says, when it comes to grudge matches when he meets Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Paul Bradley had a game plan, and he executed it. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his one-of-a-kind perspective on Friend of Knuckle Up [FOK-U] EMANUEL NEWTON's win last Friday, UFC Fight Night: BIGFOOT v. ARLOVSKI and an in-depth discussion of MIKE TYSON'S rules of order in the latest edition of Knuckle Up. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Leonardo Santos’ smothering ground game denied “The Ultimate Fighter 8? winner Efrain Escudero a win in his third UFC stint. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza headlines a UFC card for the first time in his career, and he discussed the upcoming rematch in a five-round bout with Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut, on Sept. 5, his first loss to the fellow Strikeforce veteran in 2008, his plans after the fight, and much more. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button to get the English translations for his answers.) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After a successful career in the WEC, Kamal Shalorus segued to the UFC and failed to win inside the octagon. Since then, he’s won two straight in ONE FC, and, he said, gotten his act together.Filed under: News read news >>

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