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LOS ANGELES -- Cris "Cyborg" Justino will be an Invicta FC fighter for at least one more event. Justino will headline an Invicta event July 10 in Las Vegas, a card that will be held as part of the UFC's annual International Fight Week, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp announced Friday after Invicta 11. UFC 189 will take place one day later and a UFC Fight Night show on FOX Sports 1 is likely for the night after that. "Cyborg" knocked out Charmaine Tweet in just 46 seconds at Invicta FC 11 on F read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey reacts to the news that the French Judo Federation has banned its members from teaching MMA. Following a tumultuous two weeks in the world of Judo, one of the sport's most famous exports, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, has hit out at the sport's ever controversial governing body, the International Judo Federation. After Rousey's mother, Dr AnnMaria De Mars (who was a judo world champion herself), tweeted about her frustration with the organization, read news >>

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Mixed martial arts has continued its rise to international popularity. Organizations like the UFC promote engaging superstar fighters who enable the sport to contend with other outlets like the NFL, MLB, NBA and boxing. From Jon Jones to Conor McGregor, the promotion possesses ultra-radiant athletes young enough to carry the MMA torch for years to come. But even the most elite fighters in the most stacked divisions encounter in-cage challenges that prove to be steep professional tests. However, read news >>

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Malaysian Invasion MMA (MIMMA) held a press conference in Kuala Lumpur earlier this week to announce plans for Season 3, plans that including the addition of several new divisions and an international fight cruise. MIMMA is the brainchild of Tune Talk CEO Jason Lo with the Minister of Youth & Sports, Yang Berhormat Tuan Khairy Jamaluddin, with the objective of developing the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene in Malaysia by focusing on the grassroots level in order to create a stronger base for the read news >>

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Jose Aldo will face Conor McGregor on July 11 at UFC 189 during the UFC's International Fight Week. The news was announced Friday afternoon during a UFC 183 question and answer session with McGregor in Las Vegas and confirmed with a tweet from the UFC's official Twitter account. "I'm going to rip that Brazilian's head off," McGregor said after announcing the fight. "This is just another man in my way." McGregor's sharp tongue has been on full display since making his UFC debut in April 2013. He' read news >>

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Case closed? Nick Diaz has arrived at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada after failing to appear at the UFC 183 open workouts. There's no need to fear about any potential disappearance of the one and only Nick Diaz. After he skipped out on UFC 183 open workouts today, with PR rep Dave Sholler citing missed flights on Tuesday, there was some wonder as to whether or not Diaz was in Vegas the whole time. UFC president Dana White has tweeted out this picture of Diaz arriving at McCa read news >>

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The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and UFC announced that the promotion’s subscription service, Fight Pass, would now feature the 2014 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA on-demand. After announcing the addition of several new libraries last month, the UFC added another one to the collection this week: The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). In a press release sent out on Wednesday, the promotion revealed that the IMMAF had signed a partnership with the read news >>

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Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard feels that the company had an exceptional 2014, but has big plans for Legacy Kickboxing and international expansion in 2015. read news >>

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The UFC has steadily been upping the number of its international live events, and that apparently will be the case in 2015, as well. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The President of Chechen promotion Absolute Championship Berkut discusses his ambition to garner international recognition and compete with the UFC. North American combat sports fans have become used to focusing their attention on fighters from their own region, as well as a handful of other notable areas such as Brazil. However, as evidenced over the past couple of years, there is a untapped reservoir of remarkably gifted fighters in other regions of the world, such as Russia and the surroundin read news >>

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Wacky things can happen in the lower levels of any sport. From flea flickers in high school football to bouncing-puck goals in junior league hockey, extra heaps of fun (be it through novelty or schadenfreude) can often be had when looking to the amateurs. MMA is no different, and absurd things, whether funny, silly or scary, can be found when one looks past the bright lights of the UFC and into the dim barns, rec centers and converted basketball courts of the regional circuit. From unusual submi read news >>

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UFC international executive Tom Wright discusses the latest on the UFC Canada broadcast deal as well as how many events will take place in Canada throughout 2015. read news >>

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The World Championships of International Sport and Combat Sambo took place in Tokyo, Japan last month and the full videos are up online, so enjoy! Here are three days of finals from the Sport and Combat Sambo World Championships that took place two weeks ago in Tokyo, Japan which were posted to the Sambo Fias YouTube channel a few days ago. Sambo, particularly Combat Sambo is becoming an increasingly important talent feeder to MMA. So enjoy the matches, A quick summary of the rules of Sambo: Onl read news >>

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The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships of Amateur MMA are once again headed to Las Vegas. According to a press release issues by the IMMAF, the 2015 Championships will take place during the UFC's International Fight Week in conjuction with the UFC 189 pay-per-view scheduled for July 11. International Fight Week is set for July 7 through 12 in Las Vegas. Earlier this year, over 100 athletes from 23 countries participated in the first-ever tournament, featuring multipl read news >>

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