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Miesha Tate will make history when she takes on undefeated Rin Nakai in the UFC’s first ever women’s bout in Japan on September 20th at Tokyo’s famed Saitama Super Arena. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole. Since then the show has produced some interesting moments and even more interesting characters. While the athletes who are competing for the coveted UFC contract should receive the main spotlight, the coaches read news >>

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What the the great fight in Pride FC history? Plus, on the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, Roy Nelson and Myles Jury stop by to talk about their upcoming fights at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is a sizable underdog heading into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 headliner with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, but on Saturday, he claimed a title of an entirely different sort.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

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There are numerous milestones to note going into Saturday’s 11-fight UFC card. Check out the 45 pre-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 51.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Following his crushing TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, is Alistair Overeem officially the biggest bust in UFC history? The BE staff debates in real-time in another live roundtable. Alistair Overeem is now 2-3 in the UFC following his 1st round TKO loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Connecticut last Friday. His future is in serious doubt now that it's abundantly clear that he's not the contender he was hyped up to be. Considering the high salary (relative to MMA, of course) that he commands, it read news >>

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In undoubtedly one of the most bizarre moments in the show's history, ‘Inside MMA' hosted a live interview with ‘Funky' Ben Askren, where host Kenny Rice assumed an unprofessional approach to dealing with the One FC welterweight champion. Speaking in defence of the UFC, Rice called out Askren for his comments regarding MMA's top promotion and kicked him off the air soon afterwards. Acting to defend his company from the ongoing PR nightmare, AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon took to twitter to offer read news >>

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Plenty of people appreciate the heavyweights. For decades immemorial, these behemoths have buttered the bread that is combat sports. But I wish there was more love for the rank and file: the lumbering heavyweights. You know, the guys who look and move like, you know, guys. UFC Fight Night 50, happening Friday, is a necessary celebration of these individuals, with Ben Rothwell taking on Alistair Overeem and Matt Mitrione and Derrick Lewis doing battle. Now that is what I am talking about. To furt read news >>

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As Chas Skelly stands on the brink of UFC history, even he admits he’s not sure exactly how he got there.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Throughout the brief yet layered history of mixed martial arts, a handful of iconic figures have come along, but nothing casts a net of mystique quite like what we've seen out of the heavyweight division. There is something enigmatic about those who can dominate the largest collective across a chaotic landscape, and the greatest of those have reached a status of almost mythical proportions. Fedor Emelianenko and Brock Lesnar evoked something their peers have never, and may never, duplicate. That read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight competitor Shayna Baszler spoke with MMAFighitng.com’s Ariel Helwani ahead of the UFC 177 PPV event, where she discussed a variety of topics including her legacy in WMMA and why she is motivated to perform on Saturday night. read news >>

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