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  • 2 years ago
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SAN DIEGO - It's a common MMA refrain: "This loss was actually good for me." But how often do fighters really believe themselves when they say it? Derek Brunson might be an exception to the rule - especially because he believes the first loss of his career wasn't a loss at all and better prepared him for the biggest fight of his career. After a June split decision loss to Kendall Grove outside the promotion, Brunson on Saturday meets Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza in the co-main event of "Stri read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Derek Brunson looks to play spoiler this weekend by beating Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza and then he plans on calling for a title shot against Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Legacy FC middleweight contender Quentin Henry expects nothing less than a title shot with a victory on Friday night. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"It's tough at the top." Ireland's face of MMA has never been short on confidence and his signature bravado was on full display Tuesday while promoting the UFC's Jul. 19 event in Dublin. Cole Miller, whose absence from the call was blamed on technical issues, has since been replaced by TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao. Asked for his reaction to the surge in attention he's garnered from fans and fighters alike, McGregor says he's confused as to why his colleagues haven't followed his lead. "I want tha read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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It's tough work trying to get Jeremy Stephens amped up for a fistfight. With 32 professional fights under his belt, Stephens accepts his upcoming UFC Fight Night 44 main event scrap against No. 4-ranked featherweight contender Cub Swanson with a veteran's composure and grace. He's not boisterous, and he's not making outrageous comments or bragging about how he's going to smash his foe in Round 1. He's matured during his time as a professional, and the fight itself is just a formality, just part read news >>

  • a year ago
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Junior dos Santos isn't lingering over his loss to Cain Velasquez, which forced him to give back the UFC heavyweight belt he took from him one year prior. He's looking ahead to a UFC 160 card that determine his immediate future.  read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Cub Swanson entered UFC Fight Night 57 with a title shot hanging in the balance, but as he tried to climb the ladder to claim his shot, Frankie Edgar was there to pull him back down. Edgar dominated the fight for nearly 25 minutes on Saturday and got the rear-naked choke stoppage in the closing seconds of the bout. Swanson stuffed a couple of takedowns early, but Edgar closed the first round by finally putting Swanson on his back. The takedowns kept coming. Swanson could not get up off his back read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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But will he get his way? Cub Swanson had previously been in line to fight Jose Aldo for the featherweight title, assuming he could get past Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. He couldn't. Edgar beat Swanson from pillar to post (watch the highlights here), utterly dominating the 145-pound contender for almost a full 25 minutes. I say "almost" because "The Answer" earned a submission finish in the final read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Dustin Ortiz believes that by any measure, he should be the next person to attempt toppling Demetrious Johnson from his perch. But there are only so many arguments he can make.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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So close, yet so far. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now four-fights into his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, is going to be sticking around for awhile, after putting pen to paper for a new eight-fight deal under the ZUFFA banner. So ... about that title shot. Rockhold (13-2) has rattled off three straight wins -- along with three consecutive finishes -- since a debut loss to Vitor Belfort last year in Brazil. And he really wants a rematch. He could end up w read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, and Conor Mcgregor will likely have something to say about that. Having too many title contenders isn't necessarily a bad thing. Or is it? That's the current predicament Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) matchmakers are facing in the featherweight division, as the top of the list (see it) is suddenly crowded with eager fighters ready and qualified to fight for the strap. Among them is Dennis Bermudez, who currently sits at the No. 7 spot and looks to improve his p read news >>

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