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Unbeaten Daniel Cormier faced light heavyweight legend Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Watch the performance that earned him a shot at champion Jon Jones at UFC 182. read news >>

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WWE and UFC legend Ken Shamrock has some advice for Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk, as he begins his UFC career. read news >>

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Retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva is asking the court to review his lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC coach and kickboxing legend responds to former Roufusport teammembers who have chosen to condemn him and his gym in the aftermath of a brutal news report about a fighter's death. UFC coach Duke Roufus has finally spoken out in the aftermath of a scathing report by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about the death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. this Spring, which left many questioning promoter Ruofusport as well as the ringside physician and referee. In the days since the report wen read news >>

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For Royce Gracie, the idea of being an ambassador to the promotion rivaling the one that made him a star wasn’t sacrilege. It was a favor. Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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Any time a legend like Mauricio Rua steps into the Octagon, the eyes of the MMA community are going to follow. Shogun returned to his native country on Saturday to put on a show for the fighting faithful in Brazil. Few fighters in the history of the sport can match his 12-year resume Rua, and the former UFC light heavyweight champion hoped to add another dominant chapter at UFC Fight Night 56. That said, his opponent became a tricky situation in the lead-up to the event. The 32-year-old former C read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC champ and PRIDE legend Mauricio Rua suffered his second consecutive knockout loss, this time in just 34 seconds. It’s easy to say he shouldn’t keep doing this to himself, but harder to say what he should replace it with.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Brazilian MMA legend continues his scorched Earth war against the business practices of modern MMA in a new video. The Friday before the the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down an indefinite suspension to MMA legend Wanderlei Silva for fleeing from a drug test, Silva released a scorching video condemning the business practices of modern MMA promoters and announcing his retirement. Now he's back with a second video this one entitled "For The Warriors." It's been six weeks that he's m read news >>

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Longtime Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter, Wallid Ismail, who helped launch the careers of Fabrício Werdum, Lyoto Machida, Jose Aldo, and more, is giving fans an all-access pass to his MMA promotion "Jungle Fight" in a new documentary titled "Enter the Jungle." MMA Fighting talks to the man himself: "Most of the fighters in this documentary are in the UFC right now. So many fighters... We put more than 100 fighters in the UFC. In Brazil, MMA is the second-biggest sport, losing only to read news >>

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UFC legend Royce Gracie explained why he is a fan of Nick and Nate Diaz. With his storied history in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Royce Gracie can undoubtedly be referred to as the godfather of MMA. That is why when Gracie offers up praise for another fighter, it is regarded by the highest standard - particularly since Gracie has publicly expressed his dismay at the direction that MMA has headed in. In an interview during the Bellator 131 media day event, Graice revealed that there are two a read news >>

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Barb Honchak understands what her Invicta title means to her famed gym. The legend of the Miletich Fighting Systems camp in Bettendorf, Iowa, was made through a series of firsts: Founder and UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich was mixed martial arts' first 170-pound champion. Jens Pulver was the debut holder of what's now called the UFC lightweight title. As the inaugural Invicta flyweight champion, Honchak has added to her gym's legacy in two ways: As yet another Miletich titleholder to kick off a w read news >>

  • a month ago
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It's not quite Ric Flair-esque, but we get the point. Ovince St. Preux received an opportunity that doesn't come around too often, pegged as a late replacement to face long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mauricio Rua, after "Shogun's" original opponent, Jimu Manuwa, was forced to bow out of the fight with a broken foot. And much like Manuwa, "OSP" is grateful and honored for the chance to compete against the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and 2005 read news >>

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MMA legend Wallid Ismail discusses the upcoming Jungle Fight documentary and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Khajumurad Gatsalov, the wrestling legend who beat Daniel Cormier in the semis of the Athens Olympics visited AKA in San Diego this week to train a bit with his old adversary. On Monday, Khajimurad Gatsalov visited American Kickboxing Academy's San Diego training facility. This was not the case of a simple tourist visiting one of the world's top MMA gyms. Gatsalov, a Russian (specifically North Ossetian) is a true living legend of freestyle wrestling.* During his amazing career, Gatsalov has won read news >>

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