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  • 4 days ago
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Success in today's mixed martial arts is often driven by popularity contests. Each divisional landscape is fueled by ticket sales, international marketability and overall notoriety, especially in a promotion as prolific as the UFC. The race to the top of superstar mountain is not always a fair and well-planned journey, but fighters need to wiggle their way to the front of pack to make it in this sport. However, with progression comes digression. Here are five UFC fighters who are slowly losing t read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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"The Spider" gives his thoughts on why his fellow countrymen no longer rule the Octagon, as far as championship titles are concerned. There was a time when Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters were the cream of the crop inside the Octagon, holding the majority of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titles in weight classes ranging from bantamweight all the way up to heavyweight. Now, only Jose Aldo remains as the sole representation of a "champion" fighter for his country, as he has read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Do ugly girls suck at fighting? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey has a new theory on why pretty girls are better at combat sports. Simply put, if you get punched in the face for a living, but don't have a mark on you, then you must be doing something right. "They're the ones that don't get hit," Rousey told Jim Rome. "If you think about it, if someone's all gnarled-up, and you're like 'Oh man, they've been through some battles', it's like yeah, t read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Becasue as the Brazilan bomber alluded to, there was nothing much he could've done to match or outdo "The Dominator's" UFC 178 performance. For the longest time, Raphael Assuncao has been pleading for his shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title. He almost got it back at UFC 173 earlier this year, but a rib injury prevented him for taking the last-minute bout against Renan Barao. Since he owns the longest win streak in the 135-pound weight class, is the No. 4 ranked fi read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Rising Polish lightweight Piotr Hallmann has apparently failed his post fight drug test after losing to Gleison Tibau. It's a bad time to be a steroid use in the UFC, it appears. It seems like, at a faster rate than ever, fighters are failing drug tests and getting suspended. The latest addition to that list is promising Polish fighter Piotr Hallmann. "Pletwal" recently dropped a split decision to ever strong gatekeeper Gleison Tibau. Hallmann is noted for being a pretty exceptionally big lightw read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 event proved to be a rough night for Swedish fighters, but the country’s most recognizable vet – Alexander Gustafsson – has come to their defense.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 54, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. Check out their reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. Check out some of those reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UFC President Dana White discusses the upcoming UFC Fight Night: Halifax main event between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. At one time, Rory MacDonald was considered the heir-apparent to George St-Pierre's throne, and while the Canadian is arguably capable of usurping the crown for himself in the future, Dana White believes he will need to prove himself worthy on Saturday night against Tarec Saffiedine. "It's a big fight," White said. "If Rory loses to the number nine ranked guy in the wor read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Daniel Straus rebounded from losing the featherweight title to Pat Curran in March on Friday by scoring a quick finish over Justin Wilcox in the Bellator 127 main event. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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A UFN card low on losing streaks and heavy on budding UFC careers means that no one is very likely cut. But, not everyone can afford to take their UFC contracts for granted, either... Likely Cut With a Loss No lengthy losing streaks or previous PED offenders are to be found on this card, so I don't think there's anyone who is especially likely to be cut. Possibly Cut With a Loss Jerrod Sanders (14-2, 0-1 UFC), Jake Lindsey (9-1, 0-1 UFC) - Both winless in the UFC, each finished in their last out read news >>

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