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Ryan Jimmo is making his voice heard as one of the only active UFC fighters in favor of the upcoming class action suit against the promotion. In a rare move, a current, active UFC fighter is speaking out in favor of an organization actively working against the UFC. Although, to hear Ryan Jimmo say it, it sounds like he feels he has the UFC's best interests at heart, in hoping that the recent class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa LLC helps grow the sport of MMA. Jimmo spoke to MMASucka about t read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Dos Anjos made a drastic career change that has him primed for a big year in 2015. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Joe Lauzon is a virtual lock to improve the entertainment factor of any UFC card. And it should be another doozy when he hooks up with fellow streaking lightweight Al Iaquinta at UFC 183 on January 31. The news was first reported Wednesday by Mark La Monica of Newsday. Lauzon (24-9) has received more UFC post-fight bonuses than any other fighter in the promotion's history. Following his second-round TKO of Michael Chiesa in September, Lauzon received his 13th UFC bonus, setting the record. It wa read news >>

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Top contenders fly by the few. Given the chance to ascend their respective divisions in an effort to hoist UFC gold, these select competitors are often thrown to the wolves. But as vicious and dominating as the UFC's current champions can be, they aren't untouchable. That leaves a small window for these rising threats to overcome the odds, bolster their skills and challenge the best titleholders in the world. However, they themselves are not perfect and must also iron out wrinkles in their game. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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While Sweden has become an annual destination for the UFC, the promotion's most recent visit to the Scandinavian nation didn't come without a little hurdle with the governing commission. Swedish MMA Federation officials hope to change that moving forward. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Stefan Struve is "not that impressed" by UFC on FOX 13 opponent Alistair Overeem. Probably because the embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight is on the chopping block ahead of their 265-pound tilt on Dec. 13, 2014 inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, following a dismal 2-3 run inside the Octagon. But "sometimes you fall down," Overeem told E. Spencer Kyte (via UFC.com): "You put in the work and you come back. I'm 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MACAU – After narrowly edging out Elizabeth Phillips, Milana Dudieva admitted she wasn’t happy with her performance, but she promises to look better in her second trip to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Still constantly working to improve his game, undefeated lightweight Luke Sanders intends to keep the ball rolling at RFA 17 on Friday night in South Dakota. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Issues such as eye pokes and slippery Octagon surfaces have recently been a source of complaints from UFC fighters. At this point, the complaints are being heard, but only some are being addressed by the organization. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In MMA, as in most sports, competitors must continuously improve and evolve to reach the highest level. Even once a fighter makes his way to the top, he must keep working to ensure contenders aren't closing the gap. Jon Jones is widely considered the best fighter in the world right now, but he's holding onto that title by putting in the work at Jackson-Wink MMA to ensure he maintains a gap between him and the rest of the light heavyweight division. There are always areas that some of the best in read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Aljamain Sterling continues to improve each time he sets foot inside the Octagon. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Twitter has become a powerful marketing tool for fighters to improve their standing in the UFC's ranks. Surging lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov took full advantage of the social media platform by calling out UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. Things got started when Benson Henderson took a slight jab at Pettis in the post-fight press conference for being injured and not defending the lightweight title since winning it back in August. While Pettis was focusing on his biggest rival in read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC champions ascend to the throne of their respective weight classes for one primary reason: They're incredible mixed martial artists. It sounds obvious, right? Simple as that idea may be, MMA weeds out the pretenders from the contenders like few other sports. Sometimes, a fighter will catch a hot streak and work his way into a title fight, but order is quickly restored, and the champion sends him or her tumbling back to earth. Right now, the UFC boasts a group of champions in flux. Just one ye read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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ONE FC continues to improve both the depth and the quality of its roster with another seven new signings, including former Legend FC champions Koji Ando and Adrian Pang and undefeated Englishman Christian Holley. read news >>

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