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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Juliana Lima scored her first UFC win with a unanimous decision over Nina Ansaroff at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, on Nov. 8, but she’s not completely happy with her performance. Lima had to escape from a few submission attempts on her way to the decision victory, and she admits that fighting in her home state got her too excited during the bout. "I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for the UFC in your home state consumed read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Some fighters are shipped to the UFC with "greatness" stamped onto the package. For example, Anderson Silva immediately made his presence known within the first minute of his UFC debut. Jon Jones ran through every single opponent, regardless of the name, like a hot knife through butter. Other fighters don't have that stamp of domination from the start. These are the fighters who, for one reason or another, took time to improve and hone their skills before they could be considered atop the crowd read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Few fighters have experienced as much improvement in the space of two years as TJ Dillashaw has under Duane Ludwig. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down Dillashaw's technical progression. The second youngest member of Team Alpha Male, TJ Dillashaw is just 11 fights into his mixed martial arts career, but it's been a long and winding journey nonetheless. Like every other Alpha Male fighter, Dillashaw began his MMA career with little more than a strong wrestling game and a penchant read news >>

  • a year ago
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Injured UFC featherweight Matt Grice is showing signs of improvement from a recent auto accident, breathing on his own and responding to verbal cues. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Bellator MMA opened to rather disappointing TV ratings for its Sept. 7 Season 9 opener, but bounced back with significant gains with Friday night’s Bellator 99. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The TV ratings for the UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman Prelims on FX on Saturday represented an increase of nearly half a million viewers over last month’s UFC 161: Evan vs. Henderson Prelims. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Thursday’s Bellator 91 showed a marked improvement in TV ratings over the past few weeks returns, hitting the second highest point of the season. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - UFC President Dana White admittedly was in a good mood this weekend at UFC 153, but it followed trips to England and Toronto in which he was a "mess." And that's the problem with Meniere's disease: One day you're fine, and the next you can barely stand upright. White, though, said he'll soon undergo a new outpatient surgery that offers him a 70 percent chance of real improvement after being diagnosed with the disease earlier this year. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With his loss to Demetrious Johnson in the opening round of the UFC's inaugural flyweight tournament earlier this year, Ian McCall will need at least a few more wins before he gets to challenge for the title. Jussier Formiga, meanwhile, hopes a win over John Dodson at tonight's UFC on FX 5 event leads him to a date with champ Johnson. At some point, though, Formiga expects he'll fight McCall, who was the first and only fighter to defeat the UFC newcomer. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator 74 kicked off the promotion's seventh season, indicating a marked improvement in TV ratings. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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For all those critics who argue that the UFC's recent injury epidemic is the result of over-training, Brian Ebersole is likely to make you even more nervous. Ebersole, who who puts his 10-fight win streak on the line against T.J. Waldburger next week at UFC on FX 4, considers the gym his home. Literally. In fact, he said he saw his biggest improvements and his first sustained in-cage success when he literally lived above the gyms where he trained. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SUNRISE, Fla. - For all of the ups and downs Leonard Garcia has endured in a brawl-filled 13-year MMA career, he's never before had to deal with two-straight losses. So after back-to-back defeats to Nam Phan and Chan Sung Jung, Garcia was forced to go back to the drawing board. And while it seems everyone's suggestion for Garcia is to brawl less and look to take a more technical approach to fighting, "Bad Boy" said he's not entirely sure that's in his nature. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Mir's maturation as a fighter serves as a blueprint for Dan Hardy, who will face Duane Ludwig at UFC 146. read news >>

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