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This week’s Twitter Mailbag looks at the sad state of affairs for former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz, and also takes some time to highlight the biggest stories of the year, and a few of the writers who wrote them.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Phil and David gather around the campfire to review the Machida vs. Dollaway fight card, pretend they're modern day Nostradamus's's, and talk MMA, Christmas movies, and more MMA. So our toe to toe predictions have been pretty good lately. We've picked mostly winners. My one big screw up was picking Hunt over Werdum. You picked Swanson over Edgar. Silly goose. David: I don't think the matchups lately have been all that tricky to unpack, although the Lawler/Hendricks, and Miocic/dos Santos were co read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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BARUERI, Brazil -- Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the win column with a submission victory over Mitch Gagnon, but the fight lasted longer than many expected. Gagnon, who entered the bout in a four-fight winning streak, was able to survive after getting knocked down in the first round, and won the second round on two of the three judges’ scorecards, but ended up submitted by the Brazilian 135-pounder in the third. "I was happy to be fighting in front of the Brazilians," read news >>

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It wasn't a hard choice, but Carla Esparza gave up her Invicta FC belt to pursue UFC gold on The Ultimate Fighter 20. On Saturday, that decision paid off in a big way. After a close opening round, Esparza used her wrestling to take control against Rose Namajunas. Cookie Monster scored a takedown in the second round and another in the third before locking up a rear-naked choke to become the first UFC strawweight titleholder. While TUF 20 didn't pull in excellent ratings, the fighters impressed. I read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Lawler capped a brilliant 13-month stretch with a UFC title win against Johny Hendricks on Saturday. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Lawler capped a brilliant 13-month stretch with a UFC title win against Johny Hendricks on Saturday. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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If you thought Wanderlei Silva would go quietly into that good night after finishing his career with the human equivalent of a dumpster fire, well, you've got another thing coming. To recap: Silva, one of the most beloved fighters in the history of the sport, ran from a random drug test last summer. That was enough for the Nevada Athletic Commission to issue Silva the equivalent of a lifetime ban, effectively ending Silva's career (at least when it comes to fighting for any reputable organizatio read news >>

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Herbert Burns believes he is earning his shot at a ONE FC belt. Next up, former champ Honorio Barbario. read news >>

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Canadian comedian Russell Peters discusses various concerns regarding the modern UFC product. read news >>

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Hard to believe, but this fight is less than two months away. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Alexander Gustafsson into the UFC on FOX 14 main event to battle fellow light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on Jan. 24, 2015. On Tuesday, both contenders were in "The Mauler's" backyard to answer questions and of course, face off. What Johnson lacks in height, he clearly makes up for in mass. The winner will undoubtedly get first dibs o read news >>

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Daniel Cormier had been training hard for 23 minutes when the accident happened. It was a sparring day, and Cormier was planning on 25 hard minutes in preparation for his January title fight against light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. He'd gone three rounds, and then four. He was tired. But by the middle of his fifth and final sparring round, Cormier was still fired up. Sensing a lack of effort on the part of his training partner, Cormier urged him to come forward, softly at read news >>

  • a month ago
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The flyweight gatekeeper strikes again! Dustin Ortiz took a monster step up in competition tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas when he went toe-to-toe with former multiple time flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez. It wasn't a great start. Ortiz, while game, found himself jumping in with punches while Benavidez pelted him with kicks and circled away. He was busier too, having landed 30 strikes by the time Orti read news >>

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Hard to believe we'd see Mark Hunt, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar fighting in main events but it proved to be a pretty great night for MMA. While you remote control catches its breath, see how the pros reacted to Saturday night's UFC 180 and Bellator 131 events. THE GO HORSE DOES IT The voice in Werdums head: Takedown, Takedown, Takedown... #UFC180 @ufc — Akira Corassani (@AkiraCorassani) November 16, 2014 It's time @FabricioWerdum vs @markhunt1974 ...#goHorse #VaiCavalo Novo campeão dos pesados read news >>

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The road to another featherweight title shot continues thanks to a hard jab and a slick submission follow up. Ricardo Lamas' road back to a featherweight title shot started when he won a decision against Hacran Dias earlier this year. It continued tonight (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) at the UFC 180: "Werdum vs. Hunt" pay-per-view (PPV) at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico when he took on streaking Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veteran Dennis Bermudez. Intrigue! Aggressive offense from Bermudez had Lama read news >>

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