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  • 10 days ago
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Metamoris has been quiet lately. However all that is about to change with the release of a secret tournament to take place this weekend in California. Three months have passed since Renzo Gracie stepped onto the mat to face his long time rival, Kazushi Sakuraba, at Metamoris 5. Surprisingly, after that moderately successful event, there has been little mention of Metamoris 6. Behind the scenes, however, Ralek Gracie and his team have been working on a secret tournament that will take place this read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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With the UFC holding a press conference on Wednesday to declare its revamped plan to combat the use of performance-enhancing drugs, it turns out that its record-breaking champion Anderson Silva was the catalyst for change.During the hour-long press conference, in which UFC president Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and COO Lawrence Epstein vowed to increase enhanced testing and enact harsher penalties for users of PEDs, it was made clear that Silva’s positive tests from UFC 183 prompted the acti read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Nobody is perfect. Even a person who's capable of holding onto the most prestigious title in combat sports for seven years has the capacity of making choices he would live to regret—choices that could take all of the seemingly permanent accolades that make for seemingly untouchable legacies and remind us that there's no such thing. Because for as perfect of a life as we hope to live, it's that one regretful choice that—by sheer definition—prevents us from doing so. Scroll on as we list five of t read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Tamdan McCrory has put his MMA career on hold twice. At Bellator 134, he’s ready to continue his rise back up the ladder. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor was holding court on Thursday (Jan. 15, 2015) as the featured attraction for the UFC Fight Night 59 open workouts, which took place inside the UFC Gym in Boston, Mass., the home of this Sunday night's (Jan. 18) mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1. Opponent Dennis Siver was there too, but nobody seemed to care enough to put it on film. MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 59 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting wit read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC President Dana White is still holding out hope that two of the organization’s biggest pay-per-view stars will return to the octagon in 2015.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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While Jon Fitch awaits the results of an MRI on his knee, the California State Athletic Commission ED says he won't be punishing the WSOF champ for a "real borderline" decision to keep holding a kneebar submission several seconds after the bout was stopped. Controversy continues to dog the footsteps of World Series of Fighting welterweight champ Rousimar Palhares. The 34-year-old Brazilian fighter was cut from the UFC in 2013 for holding on to a submission too long in a win against Mike Pierce. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The California State Athletic Commission will not be punishing Rousimar Palhares, even though he held onto his winning kneebar submission against Jon Fitch a shade too long. Andy Foster, the CSAC executive director, told MMA Fighting that he was angry Saturday night at World Series of Fighting 16 in Sacramento after the incident in the main event. But after consulting with referee Ed Collantes and watching video of the finish over and over again Monday, Foster determined he would not take any ac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is accommodating to fans. He’ll sign an autograph and pose for a photo. But he won’t let you hold his championship belt and snap a shot. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Paige VanZant says age has been her best friend and biggest enemy over the past year. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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If you're holding your breath for a Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano fight, you might want to exhale. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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He claims to have moved on from the company that employed him for over 15 years, but Bellator MMA light heavyweight Tito Ortiz obviously still enjoys feuding with the UFC. Still in the midst of his never-ending war of words with unabashed UFC President Dana White, Ortiz took his latest stand against his former employers during an interview on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour (as transcribed by Dave Doyle of MMAFighting). Ortiz, who's scheduled to fight fellow UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar at read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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When you're intently focused or on a mission or devoted to a cause, you simply don't have time for many distractions. That's the position UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald, 25, finds himself in today. After rebounding against Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 with a sensational unanimous decision victory, MacDonald tangles with former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in October at the UFC's first show in Halifax, Canada. In fact, part of the reason the two are matched-up is because Saffie read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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"He's a stubborn kid and that's why he's a champion. Nothing affects him. You could throw him in the freezer for 30 minutes before he fought and he'd fight the same way." --John Crouch, longtime coach for Ben "Smooth" Henderson. Trying to figure out how many wins Ben Henderson needs in order to earn another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title shot, is like trying to figure out how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop. The number is impossible read news >>

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