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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation has suspended Braulio Estima for two years after failing a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency administered test for the banned substance Methylhexaneamine (DMAA). read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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XFC International suggested in on their recent broadcast that they would interested in booking the grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil. Following a chaotic few months that saw both fighters suffer drug testing controversies and retire from the sport of MMA, it appears that the Wanderlei Siva vs. Chael Sonnen fight may still happen yet. In Sao Paulo, Brazil as a guest color commentator for the XFC International 7 event, Wanderlei Silva revealed in an interview with Red read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Between the American version of the show and international variants, The Ultimate Fighter has had over 20 seasons. In that time, we have seen a plethora of coaches give their time and effort to their teams in an attempt to help build future champions of the world. The show has seen its fair share of excellent coaches. A couple that come straight to mind are Chuck Liddell, Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen, all of whom were great leaders and teachers of the sport. That said, there has also been some read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If you haven't noticed, the UFC is expanding it's global market in recent times. This is evidenced by the many countries the travel to every year, as well as the number of new markets they break into. That said, they still need to move into certain markets, as they could be profitable and brimming with talent. They are places that can provide great income for the company and its fighters, proving why global expansion is huge in the entertainment buienss. Seeing as the UFC usually goes to Brazil, read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Deivison Ribeiro needed four rounds to defend his XFC International featherweight championship. Fighting UFC veteran Waylon Lowe in the main event of Saturday night’s XFCi 6 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Brazilian improved his MMA record to 26-9 (with one no-contest) with a TKO victory 11 seconds into the fourth round. "I did an intelligent fight and knocked him out with one of my best weapons, the high kick," Ribeiro said after the fight. His next title defense is slated for Jan. 24 against UFC vet read news >>

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