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Ben Rothwell made a hefty statement for himself this past September when he dispatched Alistair Overeem in less than three minutes at UFC Fight Night 50. Now ranked among the UFC's top 10 heavyweights, Rothwell overcame longshot odds and a year-long layoff to level Overeem with a right hand early in bout's the opening frame, and similar to Overeem's previous foes, Rothwell attributes much of his success to being fueled by the Dutchman's reckless mouth. "I always say, hey, it's probably best to b read news >>

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Cub Swanson saw his three-year, six-fight winning streak come to an end when Frankie Edgar completely dominated him in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 headliner. Swanson simply “got exposed,” he said.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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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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AUSTIN, Texas – Bobby Green spent three rounds first trying to track Edson Barboza down, then trying to convince him that the punches and kicks he’d landed while Green was in pursuit hadn’t bothered him. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Now that Ken Shamrock is back in the good graces of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is back to promoting the "World's Most Dangerous Man." In the latest edition of "Fightography," which can be seen exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, Shamrock talks about his historic fight against Royce Gracie at UFC 1 that took place on Nov. 12, 1993. Admitting he was going into the bout very "cocky," it didn't take long for him to find out that the skinny man sta read news >>

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Bibiano Fernandes gave Joe Warren the fastest loss of his professional MMA career in 2009, but it looks like Warren still hasn’t forgotten that night. Warren, who recently unified the Bellator bantamweight championship with a win over Eduardo Dantas, told MMA Junkie he would love to avenge his loss to current One FC 135-pound champion one day. "Bibiano Fernandes – he’s who I want to fight," Warren said. "He beat me in my first loss. I didn’t train, and I lost. He beat me in the Dream finals for read news >>

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B.J. Penn has retired from MMA after a third loss to Frankie Edgar earlier this year, but he could return to competition in a different sport. Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he has spoken to the former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion about competing in his grappling event in the future. "We’ve heard back (from Penn), (but) timing-wise it just hasn’t really worked," Ralek Gracie said. "I think it’s just really coming down to th read news >>

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Did you think a silly little thing like a knockout loss to Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 last Sat. night (Nov. 11, 2014) in Mexico City was going to boot Mark Hunt from the 265-pound title chase? Pfffft ... as if. While it was "Vai Cavalo" who took home the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim heavyweight title, there's no question Hunt -- ranked No. 4 in the top 10 of his weight class -- is likely just two or three big wins away from another crack at the crown. From his post-fight comments read news >>

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SAN DIEGO — The finish seemed so strange. There was Michael Chandler, in the fourth round of his Bellator lightweight title fight against Will Brooks, waving his hands and moving away from his opponent after an awkward scramble. To some, it appeared Chandler popped back to his feet and complained about a foul. To others, it appeared he was looking to wave off the fight on his own. Either way, referee Jason Herzog, correctly, let the fight continue. And after a moment’s hesitation, Brooks swopped read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC 180: "Werdum vs Hunt" complete recap of Saturday night's (Nov. 15, 2014) “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured six bouts across three weight classes, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and UFC Fight Pass. Who won, lost, got KOed, and tapped? Get your UFC 180 “Prelims” fix below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its inaugural trip to Mexico on Saturday night (Nov. 15, 2014) for the exciting UFC 180: "Werdum vs Hunt" pay-per-view event live from the Mexico City Arena read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight slugger Leonard Garcia announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) following a first-round loss to Daniel Pineda last Friday night (Nov. 14, 2014) at Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 37 in Allen, Texas. The "Bad Boy" (18-12-1) was cut by ZUFFA in 2013 after five consecutive losses, but appeared to have righted the ship on the regional scene, stringing together three straight wins. Unfortunately, his quest to get back to the O read news >>

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