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What happens when a once-great legend who’s probably edging past his prime meets a stubborn, self-destructive enigma from a weight class below his? We don’t know, but it might be the kind of small-scale tragedy you just have to see for yourself.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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If heart could be measured, then there is no doubt that Chuck O’Neil would be one of the wealthiest fighters on the planet. As one of the few remaining fighters carrying the Forrest Griffin gene, O’Neil built his MMA career as a blood-and-guts fighter, always willing to push forward regardless of the circumstances. For years, he was the temporary fix for “Just Bleed” addicts looking to see a good old-fashioned street brawl. Throwing caution to the wind is by and large what put O’Neil on the map read news >>

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After Conor McGregor shattered Frankie Edgar's dreams of an immediate title shot on Sunday, the former lightweight champion is thankful, despite the Irishman taking his spot. When Dana White announced, that Conor McGregor would receive an immediate title opportunity in case of a victory over Dennis Siver at UFC Boston, critics have been very vocal about their opinion that the brash Irishman might have been pushed too soon. After only five fights in the UFC, many people felt that others have earn read news >>

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TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas discusses her title fight against Carla Esparza and why she believed she would make it to this spot when she signed up as a member of the reality show cast. read news >>

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Joe Schilling spoke with MMAmania.com ahead of his Bellator debut against Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131 later tonight (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014). The No.1-ranked GLORY middleweight shared his feelings on the death of his father and cousin, returning to MMA, sparring with Lorenz Larkin, judging a Nick Diaz pumpkin-carving contest, speaking with a mental coach and how he has prepared for "No Mercy." Joe Schilling is a kickboxer. And he's a pretty damn good one, too. When he walks out on fight night yo read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight champion, BJ Penn makes threat to rough up Mike Dolce during Twitter fracas. A few months ago, B.J. Penn made his first (and last) foray into the Featherweight division. He hired diet and conditioning coach, Mike Dolce to help him make a healthy cut and get him ready for a fight that he hoped would see the beginning of a new era for him. Unfortunately, that was not to be the case, and he was soundly defeated by Frankie Edgar via third round TKO. Shortly after the fight, Pe read news >>

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Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine tried to commit suicide in his jail cell last week, getting saved at the last minute by a corrections officer. Since TMZ reported that story, they have since been able to obtain a copy of the Brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt's suicide letter from the incident. I die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly - Nietzsche. If you are reading this then it must be a rap. I refuse to live a parasitic life, relying on taxes and the generosity of fri read news >>

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It takes a lot of heart and skills to win a MMA fight today. Roan Carneiro did it, and he did it three times in one night. "Jucao," a former UFC fighter, defeated Brock Larson, Trey Houston and Randall Wallace on Friday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma to win the Battlegrounds MMA one-night welterweight tournament, and it was tougher than most people imagine. "After my first fight, I was really dehydrated. I came back to my locker room and could feel my body wasn’t well," Carneiro told Ariel Helwani on read news >>

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Heart is a difficult attribute to measure in the fight game. However, it doesn’t take scientific instruments or scales to know that Cathal Pendred has a ton of it. read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz reveals the “vast improvements” that he has made during his three-year spell on the sidelines. read news >>

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One FC champion Ben Askren appeared on The MMA Hour Tuesday afternoon to discuss his opinion on Dana White’s recent change of heart regarding his potential signing. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Yvette R. Brisco profiles Bellator heavyweight Javy Ayala and his path to relevance in the MMA world. This is a guest post by Yvette R. Brisco. Follow Yvette on Twitter at @YvetteBrisco. He stands across the cage, his intense gaze never leaves his opponent’s face. He paces back and forth like a caged lion, ready to pounce. His fierce expression is that of a predator stalking his prey, awaiting the perfect moment to strike. Like the big cat waiting to devour its quarry, Javy "Eye Candy" Ayala is read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"King Mo" Muhammed Lawal doesn't think that Rampage Jackson's heart is in fighting anymore, especially after the two fought on the Bellator PPV. He also says pro-wrestling is harder than MMA. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been a fixture on the Bellator scene since knocking out Przemyslaw Mysiala at Bellator 86. At the tip of the Bellator's efforts to promote their brand, Lawal has had an up-and-down tenure in the promotion, losing his three most high profile bouts--twice to Emanuel Newton and onc read news >>

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Read a heart warming story told by MMA legend in Renzo Gracie in a series of tweets as he was at the airport. The randomness of social media is fascinating. When I usually write these 'Tweet of the Day' posts from various members of the MMA community, usually it's either about hilarious moments, online arguments, or fighters calling each other out. Renzo Gracie has been featured here in the past, most notably when he was live tweeting as he handled two muggers in New York. This edition is a bit read news >>

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