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When Emmanuel Walo’s family was dragged from their home in Liberia by armed looters, it resulted in a move to America, a stint as a prison guard in Iraq and eventual success in mixed martial arts.Filed under: News read news >>

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Anthony Johnson handled Alexander Gustafsson last night (Jan. 24, 2015) in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, scoring a sensational -- and stunning -- first round technical knockout (watch video highlights here) to earn a title fight against division champion, Jon Jones, later this year (read about it here). "Rumble" also handled himself outside the cage, humble and respectful in the wake of incredible accomplishment, considering how different his life might have been if a bogus domestic abuse cas read news >>

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It's no secret what got Anthony "Rumble" Johnson to a UFC light heavyweight title shot. The Georgia native hits with the power of a runaway freight train, as Alexander Gustafsson found out on Saturday night in his first career TKO loss. That also means there will be few surprises when the Blackzilians fighter gets his shot at champion Jon Jones. So "Rumble" wasn't afraid to say so on the UFC on FOX 14 post-fight show. "Keep your hands up, because if you don't, lights out," Johnson said on FOX Sp read news >>

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STOCKHOLM -- Makwan Amirkhani talks about Joe Rogan's reaction to his knockout of Andy Ogle at UFC on FOX 14, using the money from this fight to buy his mother a bed, avoiding strikes to maintain his looks, and more. read news >>

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Sean Spencer has yet to get over his decision loss to Cathal Pendred at UFC Fight Night 59, a loss that most in the MMA community called a “robbery.” A rematch wouldn’t involve the judges, according to Spencer.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at some questionable decisions at UFC Fight Night 59 and wonder if there’s anything to be done to make the judges’ hands a safer place for fighters to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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One of the UFC's best welterweights has a strong message for fans who want fighters to try harder. One of MMA's cliche phrases is "don't leave it in the hands of the judges." Dana White, Joe Rogan, and Mike Goldberg, (along with the rest of the UFC commentary staff) trot it out after every close decision. Fans use it to berate fighters who feel like they got robbed in a loss, and journalists use it to bemoan a system that often seems more broken than functional. Now, one fighter has had enough, read news >>

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Ireland's Norman Parke kicked off the UFC Fight Night 59 main card tonight (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) on FOX Sports 1, looking to keep his near-perfect record inside the Octagon (4-0-1) against a man who has had nearly five times that action, Gleison Tibau. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Smashes" winner just couldn't get it done. Parke came out flicking his feet, likely disinterested in letting Tibau -- a Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace -- get too close. Tibau responded with several jabs and made a run at Park read news >>

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BOSTON – In the battle of the big right hands, Joby Sanchez seemed to have just a little more pop on his punches, which made all the difference in a close three-round fight against a game Tateki Matsuda.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Luke Rockhold talks about Daniel Cormier's defeat at the hands of Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier not fighting to his potential, mimicking Jones in training camp, what Cormier could have done differently, an upcoming fight with Lyoto Machida, and more. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has dropped its plan to implement a year-round drug testing program for its fighters. read news >>

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PHOENIX -- During a scrum at UFC on FOX 13, Ryan Bader talks about his upcoming match-up with Phil Davis at UFC on FOX 14, his opportunity to move up in the rankings, coming back from a broken hand, Davis's gameplan against Glover Teixeira, fighting late into the evening, the retirement of Jamie Varner, and more. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Joanne Calderwood had her hands full with Seo Hee Ham through three bloody rounds. However, with help from a dominant final round, Calderwood nabbed the unanimous decision over a game but overmatched Ham.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The welterweight belt changed hands at UFC 181 on Saturday when Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. Fighters reacted to the fight via twitter. read news >>

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