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After six years outside the organization, a fighter has made his way back to the big show. It's something of a remarkable statement against the odds that Roan Carneiro is back in the UFC. Cut in 2008 after a 2-3 stint in the UFC, Carneiro has been wandering the regional wastelands for the past half decade, in search of a way back to the top. Stints in Shine Fights, United Glory, and Road FC eventually led him to one of the biggest US regional shows of 2014, Battlegrounds MMA 5: One Night Elimina read news >>

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It was a night when a special announcement made after the first pay-per-view bout threatened to overshadow one of the UFC's best cards of the year. The signing of former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to the UFC roster sent shockwaves through the mixed martial arts world. But it was the improbable career comeback of Robbie Lawler—once considered one of the best prospects the sport had ever seen—that will be the true enduring story of UFC 181. Lawler's capture of th read news >>

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When you start to think about MMA's most improbable stories, you may immediately think about Matt Hamill and his early success, or perhaps Nick Newell's comeuppance in recent years. When you think about tournaments and championships, perhaps Mark Coleman's run in the Pride Grand Prix 2000, or Randy Couture's return to the heavyweight division in 2007, will come to mind. Or maybe you throw out Matt Serra's stunning upset of Georges St-Pierre for the welterweight belt. Those would be matched, if n read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anderson Silva will make his improbable return to the Octagon on Jan. 31 against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, but he’s still haunted by the "ghosts" of his gruesome leg injury. Thirteen months after breaking his left tibia and fibula at the UFC 168 main event in Las Vegas against Chris Weidman, "The Spider" headlines the UFC 183 card in the same city, but has yet to reach his full potential in training. "I feel no pain at all," Silva said in an interview to Fantastico. "My read news >>

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"When you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." -Sir Author Conan Doyle read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Matt Brown seemed well on his way to losing his UFC Fight Night 40 main event bout against Erick Silva. Then he went ahead and won anyway. If this sounds like his whole career in a nutshell, there’s a very good reason for that.Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Stephan Bonnar knows that the odds are mightily stacked against him in his UFC 153 bout with Anderson Silva, but that doesn't stop him from believing he's got a "Rocky" performance in him. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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One week after Tito Ortiz’s improbable guillotining of Ryan Bader at UFC 132, the Brazilian submission ace responsible for Ortiz’s ground training made his long-awaited transition to the cage. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Cheick Kongo appeared to be out on his feet -- until he put Patrick Barry to sleep with a short right uppercut. In what will undoubtedly go down as one of the most improbable comebacks in mixed martial arts history, Kongo survived nearly being stopped and flattened Barry read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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The shockwaves from Mike Russow’s improbable third-round knockout against Todd Duffee reached all the way to the top at UFC 114 “Rampage vs. Evans” on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>