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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 7 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 Cole Miller, whose absence from the call was blamed on technical issues, has since been replaced by TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao.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 >>

  • 8 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 >>

  • 2 days ago
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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon. However, returning to competition at UFC 183 has created an interesting wrinkle. Even though Silva is a name that the sport has come to love, he should not be granted a title shot with a victory over Nick Diaz. In an interview on UFC Tonight, UFC President Dana White mentioned Silva's n read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Anthony Johnson experienced moments of self doubt, but he completed his unlikely career turnaround, earning a title shot through a violent victory over Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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After having a banner year in 2014, Bellator featherweight Bubba Jenkins believes a win over Georgi Karakhanyan on Friday puts him in the title mix. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum returns to the Octagon against Tyron Woodley, and a win could put him right into title contention. Gastelum and Woodley co-headline UFC 183 in Las Vegas on Jan. 31, and UFC president Dana White said that The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner will be close to earning a shot at 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler if he beats the former Strikeforce champion at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "No doubt about it," White told LaAficion, "he could fight Lawler for the title th read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Top Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald explains why was skeptical about getting the next UFC title shot. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC President Dana White made it pretty clear on what his intentions are for Conor McGregor should the Irishman win his next bout inside of the Octagon. Venture off into the Twittersphere or any dungeon stockpiled with viral comments and you'll find two parties: One in favor of McGregor and his meteoric rise to the top of the 145-pound division and one in opposition of any and everything the man does. Eyes—no matter whether they reside in a person hoping to see him fail or succeed—will be glued read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Middleweight contender prefers to not complain about being relegated in favor of his friend. UFC middleweight Ronaldo Souza seemed to be very close to a title fight after four straight wins since his debut in the promotion in 2013. The picture changed after the announcement that the shot will be given to his friend Anderson Silva, if the former champion beats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31. But Souza told Globo that he doesn't care that much: "It doesn't worry me, not at all. I don't kee read news >>

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