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Urijah Faber isn’t ready to apply the “Irish Muhammad Ali” label to Conor McGregor. Faber also believes Jose Aldo to be a better fighter than McGregor.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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CageSport promoter Brian Halquist began a new partnership with Super Fight League in 2014, and has big plans for the American venture in the coming year. read news >>

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Premier kickboxing league GLORY today released details of GLORY 20: DUBAI, set to take place on Friday, April 3 in the Middle East. Pat 'HD' Barry is in the co-main event slot against the veteran Mourad Bouzidi. The card is headlined by a World Featherweight Title clash and also features a four-man Middleweight Contender Tournament. Press release - GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced its first international event for 2015, taking the promotion's non-stop action to the M read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones responded to Ben Askren's tweet poking fun at his wrestling achievements. Several days ago, One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren took it upon himself to poke fun at UFC champion Jon Jones at the expense of veteran Matt Riddle. While Jones is clearly occupied with the task of defending his 205-pound title and overcoming undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, the champ had time to offer a response to the former Bellator fighter. "Yeah, I saw it," read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Ben Askren is the undisputed, pound-for-pound champion of trolling the UFC. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is the latest to respond to one of the undefeated OneFC welterweight titleholder's caustic tweets. On December 29, Askren tweeted a picture of Jon Jones placing third on the medal stand at the New York state high school wrestling meet, which was won by former UFC competitor Matt Riddle. At Wednesday's Ultimate Media Day at the MGM Grand, Jones shot back. "Yeah, I saw i read news >>

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The off-ramp just south of Exit 317 looks much like any other. Towering columns of cement and mortar bend and twist, forming bridge and road, median and walkway, all adjacent to the bastion of airport commerce ambitiously dubbed the Gateway to Milwaukee. Oftentimes, in the winter months, it rains. Light showers at first, precursors to the snows that dance through the fog and drown out cold nights on the I-94. It's the kind of place which hardly catches a second glance, no more or less distinguis read news >>

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Bellator CEO Scott Coker discusses the UFC class action lawsuit levied against the promotion several weeks ago and why he does not appreciate Bellator being labeled as a ‘minor league’ within the court documents. Less than two weeks ago, BloodyElbow.com's John S. Nash and Brent Brookhouse uncovered the news that several high profile fighters had filed a class action anti-trust lawsuit against the UFC worth $100 million. Within the lawsuit, the UFC is accused of sponsorship control to monopolisti read news >>

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One of the major points of the antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC last week was the standing of other mixed martial arts organizations in the United States. In order to argue the UFC is a monopoly, the complaint asserts that every other MMA promotion is lesser. In particular, the lawsuit calls Bellator, regarded as the No. 2 MMA company in the world, "a minor league." Bellator president Scott Coker told MMA Fighting this week that he disagreed with that claim. "Do I think Bellator is a mino read news >>

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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>

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There are two changes happening simultaneously today in the sport of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. First, it's popularity has grown and continues to expand. There have never been more competitors at more age ranges and in more geographical locations than there are today. YouTube is filled with grappling tutorials, competition footage and even documentaries about the sport. There are clothing lines and an entire economy of small businesses making training gear or other supplemental content. Jiu-jitsu is a read news >>

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Super Fight League will make their return to the U.S. next month. read news >>

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The poster for the first Super Fight League to take place in the U.S. features a photo of the National Mall in D.C. The event is in Tacoma, Washington. Super Fight League, India's leading mixed martial arts promotion, is generating interest for its coming event SFL 36: USA. The promotion recently tweeted about the December card: Happy to announce SFL 36 USA live from Washington December 6th at the Emerald Casino @BrianHalquist @CageSport1 pic.twitter.com/85bDRlVpHY — Super Fight League (@TheFigh read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC lightweight lightning rod, Melvin Guillard says he's an "A list fighter in the B league" and feels the UFC has lost a lot of it's prestige due to the lack of quality in their signings. This weekend will bring us another WSOF card, made especially nice by the fact that the always exciting Justin Gaethje will be fighting again. His opponent, UFC lightweight veteran and crowd pleaser, Melvin Guillard will be his toughest test to date, and provides a good litmus test of where he stands in read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight contender Melvin Guillard fights for the second time in World Series of Fighting (WSOF) this coming Saturday night (Nov. 15, 2014) in the co-main event of WSOF 15. "The Young Assassin" will battle undefeated lightweight champion Justin Gaethje, but a week prior to the fight, Guillard had some scathing remarks to make about his former employers at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Melvin Guillard has been a fan favorite in mixed martial arts (MMA) for nearly a decade. " read news >>

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