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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

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 Cole Miller, whose absence from the call was blamed on technical issues, has since been replaced by TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao.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

  • 6 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 >>

  • 8 days ago
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Because a win over "The Dragon" more than proves he's ready to vie for a championship. It's been a pretty successful year for C.B. Dollaway, reeling off two straight victories over Cezar Ferreira and top contender Francis Carmont. Those impressive wins earned "Doberman" his highest-profile fight to date, as he is set to challenge former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night 58, which goes down this weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) in Sao Pa read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk will likely be the first person to challenge newly minted UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza for her throne. The news was announced by UFC President Dana White after Jedrzejczyk's win over Claudia Gadelha at UFC on Fox 13. Dana White a big fan of Joanna Jedrzejczyk . Says she's "probably going to get the next (title) shot." — Shaheen Al-Shatti (@shaunalshatti) December 14, 2014 Jedrzejczyk impressed many by hanging with Gadelha, who was commonly rank read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Less than 24 hours after crowning Carla Esparza the first UFC women's strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk earned a shot at the newly crowned champ. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s loss is Rafael dos Anjos’ gain after tonight’s UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Tecia Torres talks about her UFC debut win over Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Jadamba Narantungalag defeated Koji Oishi to become the One FC featherweight champion in August, and Friday’s One FC 23 event in Pasay City, Philippines, might set him next in line for a shot at the gold. Undefeated prospect Herbert Burns will clash with former champion Honorio Banario at One FC 23 on Dec. 5, and he heard from his manager that the promotion will give him a shot at the 145-pound title if he beats Banario on Friday. "My manager Chatri Sityodtong, founder of Evolve MMA, told me tha read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Herbert Burns is coming along quickly – quickly enough that he’s got title possibilities on the brain.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

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