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  • 27 days ago
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Move over Godzilla, there's a new beast rampaging through Tokyo. Deposed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva is back on the international fight circuit -- this time as a spectator -- for the Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 year-end extravaganza on Dec. 31, 2014 inside Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. Check out that full fight card and line up here. Silva has been twiddling his thumbs ever since Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) banned him for life (more on that here). read news >>

  • a month ago
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The typical MMA stories – the lifelong martial artist, the collegiate wrestling standout, the streetwise brawler – those simply do not apply to UFC newcomer Jake Collier.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Renzo Gracie put an enormous amount of work in for his rematch with Kazushi Sakuraba at Metamoris 5, but “The Gracie Hunter” lived to see another day. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Much of the lead-up to UFC 180 focused on Mark Hunt’s chance to complete his Cinderella run to the interim heavyweight title. After Saturday night’s final plot twist, however, it turned out Fabricio Werdum was the hero of this story all along. Despite some dicey early moments, Werdum was always the more complete MMA fighter here. He weathered Hunt’s best stuff in the first round and then caught him with a perfectly timed knee in the second, forcing the referee to halt an onslaught of punches and read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Glory 18 fighter Zack Mwekassa has a fascinating life story. Here it gets even more interesting as he describes the charity work he did after Glory 16 and his hero's welcome back home in Congo. Tonight's Glory 18: Return to Glory show features a slew of fantastic fights and intriguing fighters. But the one name that keeps coming up in the pre-fight discussions is Zack Mwekassa. Mwekassa is in the Glory 18 Light Heavyweight tournament, and comes in after having KO'd Pat Barry in a spectacular Glo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman played the role of hero on Thursday by saving the life of his 94-year-old neighbor who fell through a glass table and suffered a serious head wound. The neighbor was home alone. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn't only an "All-American" hero in the cage, he's also one in his everyday life. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Last-minute replacement and hometown hero Chris Kelades and his opponent, Patrick Holohan, took the Fight of the Night honors at UFC Halifax. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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At a time when MMA needed a hero, in came a brash witty young man from Ireland... and he took over the show. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nick Diaz has done a lot in his career. He's fought for a UFC title on a couple of occasions. He's held welterweight gold in another. He once found a way to distill violence on the scale of a global conflict into the most chaotic five minutes the sport has ever seen. He's retired. A couple of times. He's smoked lots (and lots) of marijuana, usually at inopportune times but almost invariably without regret. For a guy who just turned 31, he's really put together quite a run for himself. And that's read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Cung Le remembers how things used to be before the UFC made inroads into Asia in recent years through shows in Macao, Singapore, and Japan. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The countdown clock has begun... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman not only defeated Anderson Silva in back-to-back fights, he also went five rounds with Lyoto Machida and came out triumphant, demonstrating superior striking, wrestling, and cage generalship. Not bad for a fighter with "a lot of flaws in his game." Flaws that division No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort plans to exploit when he faces off against the "All American" in the main event of the upcoming  read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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In a recent interview, Dan Gable, hero of American wrestling, talked extensively about mixed martial arts. In particular he discusses how he might have done as a fighter. Dan Gable, without a doubt, is the biggest name in American wrestling. As a wrestler at Iowa State in the 1960's he turned out one of the most storied college careers in history. In 1971, Gable became a world champion in freestyle wrestling, and in the 1972 Munich Games he claimed the first American Olympic gold medal in wrestl read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In a world where everyone wants to be a hero, Jon Jones appears to finally be warming up to the idea that destiny may have laid out a different path for him. Following his unanimous-decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172, Jones seems to finally be accepting the role he was forced into. He has sat idly for weeks while the MMA world has chastised him for being a cheater. During an appearance on Inside MMA, former UFC heavyweight champ Bas Rutten even went as far as calling him a “dirty fight read news >>

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