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  • 2 years ago
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The recent rash of injuries that have plagued the UFC have made the fighters already under contract that much more important. Retweet this Share on Facebook read news >>

  • a month ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Glover Teixeira was hoping to add another first-round knockout to his record at UFC 179, but his bout against fellow light heavyweight contender Phil Davis didn’t go as he expected on Oct. 25. Disappointed with the unanimous decision loss, Teixeira spoke to MMAFighting.com about the fight, why he had to cut 30 pounds on fight week, his desire to rematch Davis and much more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Luiz Cane was hoping to be re-signed by the UFC after a pair of wins in 2013, but his return to the cages in 2014 didn’t end well for the Brazilian light heavyweight. Fighting Alexandre Zaneti in the main event of Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, "Banha" suffered a first-round TKO. Zaneti, who won the vacant BRFC 205-pound championship, now holds a 10-2 MMA record with 10 stoppage victories. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Luiz Cane moved back up to the light heavyweight after leaving the UFC in 2012, and he’s hoping to return to the Octagon next year. The Brazilian veteran, who has been dealing with a few injuries recently, is scheduled to take on Alexandre Zaneti at Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "I can’t wait to get back in action, feel that adrenaline again," Cane told MMAFighting.com. "It has been 11 months since my last fight, and I’m looking forward to be able to do read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his recent loss to Ben Rothwell and what he expects of himself over the coming months. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Francis Carmont. From his official Facebook page: "I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However it is with determination that I will continue my career in combat sports. A friend told me, after my loss against Thales, " You will come to understand it is the best thing that could've happen for your career, it'll make you stronger." At that moment i did not quiet understand, and after reflecting i came to auto-cri read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Alistair Overeem entered the UFC in late-2011 lugging around a trio of prestigious titles -- heavyweight belts in Strikeforce, DREAM, and even K-1 -- plus a superhero physique to boot. At the time he was effectively a marketer's dream, the man who retired the UFC's cash cow in a vicious two-minute long Octagon debut, and the man who was, supposedly, the next great heavyweight champion of this era. How quickly things change. Following his loss to Ben Rothwell on Friday, Overeem has now lost three read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Dealing with a recent loss and struggles to make weight, flyweight John Lineker was on the rebound against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ozkilic proved to have the heart of a lion, but it was Lineker who had "Hands of Stone." Read our breakdown of their acclaimed bonus-winning bout below! Last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic threw down in a "Figh read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Although drastic weight cuts are anything but uncommon in MMA, UFC welterweight Mike Rhodes may have taken things to a whole new level for his octagon debut in January. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Recent UFC flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov stated that he is not demotivated by his recent loss to the champion and believes he will be back in line in the near future. Less than a week removed from his Flyweight title fight on PPV against Demetrious Johnson, Ali Bagautinov is optimistic about his chances at getting back to the front of the line for a rematch. The Dagestan native fought the reigning 125lb. champ to a unanimous decision loss, and while he was disappointed with the outco read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Following his loss to Gegard Mousasi this past weekend, many in the MMA community were calling for Mark Munoz to hang up the four-ounce gloves. But Munoz isn't answering those calls and plans to continue his MMA career, according to his post-match press conference: You’ve just go to pick up the pieces and keep going. It was a tough loss, but I think it doesn’t matter how many times you fall, but it’s how many times you pick yourself back up after a loss or a failure. So that’s what I’ll do. Muno read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- UFC president Dana White discusses the upcoming UFC on FOX 11 fight card, why FOX requested the Browne vs. Werdum fight, Gina Carano, Jon Jones, and much more from Shaquille O'Neal's house. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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UFC bantamweight George Roop hasn’t gotten any breaks since his turn on “The Ultimate Fighter 8,” and that’s the way he likes it.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC, Videos Tagged: George Roop, TUF Nations Finale read news >>

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