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  • 4 days ago
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Chris Cariaso could have been a lightweight or higher right now, resting up from a fight against Kyoji Horiguchi in Japan and eating all the ice cream and pizza he wanted to. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Rankings are just a bunch of numbers, right? While that may be an actuality, rankings often serve as an index for each and every divisional map. Now while some values may be skewed and others short-handed, the UFC has done its best to maintain stability from the very depths of its roster. But that doesn't mean some names are given numbers, or the lack thereof, that fail to articulate their true worth in blood, sweat, skill and perennial success. Here are eight fighters who deserve to be slotted read news >>

  • a month ago
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In part two of our interview, Tyron Woodley talks to BloodyElbow.com about Kim's newly found aggression, and criticisms of having 'too much muscle mass'. Tyron Woodley takes on a somewhat reinvented Dong Hyun Kim this Saturday, with the Korean recently showcasing a wilder and more open fighting style that has resulted in two brutal highlight reel knockouts. While people talk about Kim's new found aggressiveness being tailored to garner a more 'fan friendly' style, Woodley says he believes it's j read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Josh Thomson talks with the media at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose about his near retirement and the rigors of preparing for his fight with Bobby Green. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in the random Nevada Athletic Commission drug test he underwent in February, and he has decided to explain the result. Removed from a UFC title fight with Chris Weidman due to a positive drug test result, Belfort said the only reason why he failed the test is because he changed his treatment routine a day before the random test. "I was doing a hormonal treatment and they asked for to do a drug test as if I were any other person," read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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I'll start this article with a confession: I have higher hopes for mixed martial arts in Latin America than I do East Asia, at least as far as the next 10 years is concerned. Ultimately, it's all conjecture, but Latin America does seem poised for growth, if not imminent than eventual. Large swathes of the region have experienced middle class growth, thus raising the purchasing power of the average consumer and raising the limits on what's possible for the entrepreneur. Key portions of the region read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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They didn't fall? Inconceivable!... The Bellator PPV numbers are in and they're much higher than anyone expected. For most the expected buy rate for Bellator's first PPV was somewhere between 35-50,000, with anything over that being considered a pretty big win all around. The idea of pulling anywhere near 100,000 was largely thought of as a pipe dream. Something that only the WEC and Affliction had been able to come close to, and those companies were buoyed by rosters of top talent fighting in t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In a UFC context, the wattage doesn't get much higher than Jon Jones. So it doesn't get much hotter than a Jon Jones fight, and that's what happens Saturday at UFC 172 when he defends his light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira. But wait! There's more. No, it's true. There are actually 10 fights on the card. Weird, I know. But the full slate at UFC 172 is stacked. There are great veterans and some great up-and-comers, too. Here are three fighters in the latter category that you should ke read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The stakes could not be higher for Rousimar Palhares ahead of his World Series of Fighting debut. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The stakes got a little higher for Glover Teixeira on Saturday night and he didn't even fight. Dana White and Joe Silva confirmed that Teixeira will likely get a title shot if he can score an impressive win over Ryan Bader. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Chan Sung Jung is due to make $20,000 to show and another $20,000 to win should he defeat Jose Aldo at UFC 163, but with his contract coming due, he's aiming much higher. read news >>

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