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Wanderlei Silva's 18-year-career as an MMA fighter saw him spend more than a decade as one of the most popular fights the sport has ever seen. And it may have ended this past week, in disgrace. Few fighters in history will end up having as complex a legacy as Wanderlei Cesar da Silva, who announced his retirement on Friday in a videotaped interview that came across a bitter attack on the UFC and, four days later, may have shut the door on a return. The Nevada Athletic Commission’s indefinite sus read news >>

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Watch out! He may not have panned out in the NBA, but Darko Milicic is ready to tear it up in the world of kickboxing. For fans of the NBA, the top of the 2003 draft class produced some of the league's best talents. Four of the top five picks that year were LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Carmelo Anthony. LeBron, Wade, and Bosh would go on to form the superteam in Miami that won four straight Eastern Conference titles and two league championships. In a classic case of "sublime to the read news >>

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There were times when it seemed like nobody wanted to be there. Ryan Bader succeeded only in spurts, Ovince Saint Preux finished looking lost and tired, and as the clock crept past 1 a.m. local time in Bangor, Maine, many spectators began to openly wonder if the UFC Fight Night 47 main event really needed five rounds. In the end, the better-prepared, better-rounded Bader asserted a kind of dominance, winning a unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) over the overmatched Saint Preux. With it, he read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was nominated by her boss, UFC President Dana White, to take the "ice bucket challenge" last night (Tues., Aug. 12, 2014) during America's Pregame on FOX Sports 1. The "challenge" was launched by the ALS Foundation to raise money for fighting ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and is taking the nation by storm. Following her icy endeavor, "Rowdy" asked fellow female fighting sensation Gina Carano to follow suit. Hmmmm. read news >>

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Paige, you have Urijah Faber on line one... hello, Paige? On Oct. 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 20-year old Paige VanZant will make history when she steps inside the Octagon to meet Kailin Curran at UFC Fight Night 54 by becoming the youngest female to ever compete for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). But she'll be doing it without the assistance of her longtime camp, Team Alpha Male. According to Urijah Faber, head cheese for the Sacramento, Calif.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Mark Bocek has decided to hang up the gloves, and like his teammate in Georges St. Pierre, he says it has in part to do with not wanting to compete against opponents on performance enhancing drugs anymore. Mark Bocek has decided to hang up the gloves, and unlike most fighters he's retiring coming off a win. The 32-year-old has compiled a 12-5 record overall, winning 8 fights in the UFC, including 3 out of his last 4 bouts. While it certainly seems that he still has a lot in the t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Following a historic wrestling career, UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier leaves his shoes on the mat after one final match against fellow Oklahoma State alum Chris Pendleton. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Loser leaves town? It's a battle of struggling middleweights as Chris Camozzi makes a quick turnaround to face Rafael Natal at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. UFC announced the pairing on Friday. Camozzi (19-8) is fresh off a split-decision loss to Bruno Santos at the UFC 175 event earlier this month in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for the ex-Ultimate Fighter (TUF) guy, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jason High is paying dearly for his mental lapse inside the Octagon earlier this month. According to New Mexico State Athletic Commission chairman Tom King, High has been suspended for one year for pushing referee Kevin Mulhall after his second-round TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42 at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M. The suspension expires on June 7, 2015. In addition to the suspension, High has been fined 10 percent of his fight purse, which amounts to $1,900. Chairman K read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Brandon Vera is no longer an employee of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Diego Brandao will finally return to the Octagon after the cancelation of two UFC fights in a row, and he has changed his camp for his first main event. Brandao replaces Cole Miller against Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland, on July 19, and instead of training with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in Albuquerque, the TUF 14 winner is working with Pete Spratt and Rodrigo Pinheiro in San Antonio. "Greg Jackson always leaves the door open to me, always believed in me, (and als read news >>

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