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The legendary kickboxing icon previews his current role in Scorpion King 4: "Quest for Power" and retells the stories of how he almost fought UFC Hall of Famers Royce Gracie and Matt Hughes. Don "The Dragon" Wilson was nearly a decade into his illustrious career as an 11-time champion kickboxer when he began his future gig as an actor. It was the mid-1980's and one of the biggest action-movie legends and most recognized martial artists of all time advised him to do it. Chuck Norris. "He was the read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is releasing its latest episode of "Fightography" on UFC Fight Pass, this time focusing on former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) back in 2013. "Rush" admitted during the program (teaser clip above) that his infamous catchphrase, "I was not impressed by your performance," was a "low class" move and not something that was indicative of his character. Unfortunately, he misunderstood Matt Hughes and thought read news >>

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It sounds like GSP doesn't have the same fond memories of his iconic words as many MMA fans. "I'm not impressed by your performance." If you've been an MMA fan, even over just the past half decade, you no doubt know exactly what these words mean, and where they come from. Then welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre uttered them at UFC 63 all the way back in 2006. Following Matt Hughes' second title defense, in his second reign as UFC champion. It was an iconic moment in the rise of GSP, as he w read news >>

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As the recent UFC class action lawsuit has provided a serious pushback for fighters against the UFC, more are coming forward now, with their own stories of potentially poor conduct. Back in 2003, Pete Spratt was one of the better known welterweight fighters in MMA. He was fresh off a defeat of Robbie Lawler at UFC 42, and all lined up do be the next in line for a shot at Matt Hughes, despite his 2-1 record in the UFC (these were very different times). But, that title shot never came to be. At th read news >>

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Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Dec. 11 broadcast that features UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes and former champion Frankie Edgar. read news >>

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On this week’s episode of Majority Draw Radio, debate over the pros and cons of the CM Punk signing, plus UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes joins the show. read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, Travis Browne, Frankie Edgar, and Tony Ferguson. read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes discusses Robbie Lawler’s UFC 181 title win last Saturday night, as well as why he believes a trilogy fight should be favoured over a Rory MacDonald rematch. read news >>

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Matt Hughes stops by to talk about Robbie Lawler's UFC welterweight title win. read news >>

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Heading into the UFC 181 welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks, the stakes seemed clear enough. The winner would face challenger Rory MacDonald, most likely in MacDonald's native Canada, sometime in early-2015. Yet when Lawler and Hendricks fought to yet another razor close decision on Saturday night, this time with the judges seeing it for Lawler, the idea of a trilogy fight started to pick up some steam. Suddenly MacDonald-Lawler II felt a little less important tha read news >>

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Early on, it'd be crazy to say that Johny Hendricks doesn't finish fights. "Bigg Rigg" gained a reputation as one of the most dangerous knockout artists in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), let alone the welterweight division, thanks to devastating finishes over Jon Fitch, Martin Kampmann, and Charlie Brenneman, just to name a few. And though former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Matt Hughes recognizes Hendricks as a true finisher, he seems to think "Bigg Rigg" is now read news >>

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After his split decision loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181, Johny Hendricks lamented that he "didn’t fight," a fact that ultimately cost him the title. Turns out there are others who echo those same sentiments. Namely former welterweight champion -- and Lawler’s longtime friend/training partner -- Matt Hughes, who was on hand in Las Vegas to watch Saturday night’s main event. It was Hughes who wrapped the belt around Lawler’s waste in what he called a "torch passing ceremony." And on Monday, duri read news >>

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The MMA Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1 p.m. -- The Fight Network's John Pollock will discuss CM Punk signing with UFC and the aftermath of UFC 181. 1:25 p.m. -- K.J. Noons will preview his TUF 20 Finale fight against Daron Cruickshank. 1:45 p.m. -- Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will discuss the latest news pertaining to those market. 2:05 p.m. -- Frank Mir will look ahead to his return to the UFC next yea read news >>

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Lets take it back to the old school. EA Sports UFC recently released its sixth free gameplay update, this time adding popular Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legends and former division champions Matt Hughes (Welterweight), Mark Coleman (Heavyweight), and Quinton Jackson (Light Heavyweight). Heck, even Brock Lesnar (Heavyweight) got into the mix, though some fans may argue his legendary status (just not when it comes to pay-per-view buys). This latest entry into the combat sports video game read news >>

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