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It's difficult to choose Submission of the Year. Do you go with the submission finish in a high-stakes matchup? Or, for Brazilian jiu-jitsu purists, do you reward the best technique? In this particular fight, there was very little on the line. Ben Saunders was making his UFC return. It was Chris Heatherly's debut in the organization. The fight occurred on the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos, a FOX Sports 1 card that didn't exactly move the needle when it came to ratings. But read news >>

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UFC 181 may be ancient history for those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans already gearing up for UFC 182, but that shouldn't stop anyone from checking out this quick refresher on what made the "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event such an enjoyable viewing experience. Watch "Bigg Rigg" and "Ruthless" duke it out across 25 grueling minutes, right after "Showtime" Pettis retains gold against Gilbert Melendez, along with Josh Samman vs. Eddie Gordon, and so much more. Watch it all unfold i read news >>

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Sean Wheelock is perhaps best known as a sports broadcaster and commentator for Bellator MMA; however, he's also a close personal friend of Art Davie, the man who ushered in the UFC era. He chats with MMAmania.com about the book they authored together, "Is This Legal?" Even though Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just 20 years young, there's already a lot of myth and mythology surrounding its origins. Bellator MMA's Sean Wheelock was eager to get to the bottom of the real history behind w read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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ONE Fighting Championship (UFC) made history earlier today (Fri., Dec. 19, 2014) with "Dynasty of Warriors," which took place inside Beijing’s Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium and marked the first mixed martial arts (MMA) event ever held in mainland China. Here are the complete ONE FC 24 results (via MMA Fighting): Main cardJi Xian def. Song Ya Dong via unanimous decisionAdrian Pang def. Vincent Latoel via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:15 of R3Li Kai Wen def. Wang Ya Wei via unanimous decisi read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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However the UFC on FOX 13 card goes down in history, the number 13 will stand out as its lingering omen. There was Jamie Varner knocking himself out on a takedown (and subsequent retirement), Ryan Jimmo bitching about his comp seats (nose bleeds), Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino reveling in her cageside seats (f*ck you, Ryan Jimmo!), Charles Barkley mixing company with Sensei Steven Seagal (who’s up for another round of jalapeño poppers?) and Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos just straight going to war, read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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History was made at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on Friday when the organization officially crowned the inaugural champion of its newest weight class: the women’s strawweight division. There were other milestones, though.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Carla Esparza made history on Friday at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale when she submitted Rose Namajunas to become the first UFC strawweight champion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza put on a career-defining performance against savvy striker and highly touted opponent Rose Namajunas in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale this past Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014). Earning the inaugural UFC women's strawweight title, Esparza proved to be much more than just a wrestler with her sensational submission victory last evening. With a brand new division of contenders set to steal her belt, MMAmania.com ponders what read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Carla Esparza made history on Friday night in the UFC. Check out the highlights of her win inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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History was made in Las Vegas Friday night as the UFC crowned its first strawweight champion. After the rest of the TUF 20 cast battled each other on the undercard, the show's finalists tangled for the crown. Former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza survived a scrappy opening round from Rose Namajunas, but would use her wrestling to secure a third-round rear-naked choke to become UFC champion. See how the pros reacted to all the night's action. MAIN EVENT I think we have new Dominick read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Carla Esparza solidified her place in UFC history on Saturday by submitting Rose Namajunas to become the first UFC women's strawweight champion. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The UFC will crown its 10th titleholder on Friday when the first-ever UFC women’s strawweight titleholder will be determined at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale in Las Vegas. Check out 30 pre-fight facts about the event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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History will be made this weekend in Las Vegas when the first-ever UFC women’s strawweight champion is crowned at The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale Friday night. Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza survived 14 of the top strawweight fighters in the world for an opportunity to cement their legacy as an inaugural UFC champion. Esparza, the first and last Invicta strawweight champ, maintained her golden standards on the show by defeating Angela Hill, Tecia Torres and Jessica Penne. As the prohibitive fav read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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With a history that has seen him compete at welterweight, middleweight, and even light heavyweight, David Michaud definitely fits into that “anytime, anywhere, anyone” category of fighters. read news >>

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