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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 >>

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 Cole Miller, whose absence from the call was blamed on technical issues, has since been replaced by TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao.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

  • 3 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 >>

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UFC lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the rehabilitation process on his right knee as well as his intention to face Anthony Pettis in the near future. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Miesha Tate revealed that she was interested in avenging her loss to Cat Zingano. Although her sights are firmly set on her upcoming opponent, Miesha Tate hopes to get an opportunity to exact revenge on a fighter who almost cost her a title shot, Cat Zingano. Yet before that could be considered, Tate will need to overcome the 'Queen of Pancrase' in hostile territory this coming weekend. Rin Nakai may hold an undefeated 16-0-1 career record, but it has com read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC President Dana White stated that although ‘jacare’ Souza’s dominant victory over Gegard Mousasi was impressive, he would still need another fight before earning a title shot. Despite his emphatic performance on Friday night and his four-fight undefeated streak in the UFC, Ronaldo Souza is still at least one fight away from a coveted title shot. According to UFC President Dana White, although ‘Jacare' did produce one of the most impressive performances on the card with his third round submiss read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Sorry! When promoting the headlining attraction of last night's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" event at the Foxwoods Casino Resort in Ledyard, Connecticut on Fox Sports 1, UFC President Dana White mentioned the winner of the Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi bout would be in line for a title shot. Well, Souza submitted Mousasi in the third round (watch it here) after a strong performance and was talking title shot afterwards. White, however, is pumping the brakes on read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza rests his case. Souza made his final push toward No. 1 contender status in the middleweight division on Friday, as he battered, fatigued and ultimately submitted Gegard Mousasi in the main event of UFC Fight Night 50. Undefeated since Sept. 2011 and now the winner of four straight fights in the Octagon, there’s simply no denying he should be next up for the winner of Chris Weidman’s December title defense against Vitor Belfort. I know it. You know it. Jacare knows it, too. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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" MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Ronaldo Souza avenged a 2008 loss against Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 on Friday night to make it seven wins in a row, four of which have come in in the UFC. But don't book him into a middleweight title fight just yet. That's because there's already a 185-pound title fight on the horizon between Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman, which is set for UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Even though Jacare has earned his way into title talks, his timing is off for that to happen immediate read news >>

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