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With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at December’s best submissions. Here are the five nominees and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Submission of the Month” award.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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For the first time since its inception, the MMA Diaries has gone international. BloodyElbow.com's Karim Zidan details his trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he visited M-1 Global for their joint venture with Chechen promotion ACB. Let me begin with honesty: I hate flying. Yes, some will smirk at this, while a few may nod their heads in sympathy, but truth be told, I am an anxious traveller. Every roll, pitch and yaw forces me to dig my nails into my seat and hope for the best. This, however, read news >>

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2014 will not go down as an easy year in MMA history. At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, it’s difficult to remember another calendar turn when there was such a range of bad news. Cash flow was down, injuries were up, and high-profile arrests seemed weirdly plentiful. As we thunder toward the home stretch, however, hopes remain high for 2015. Still, choosing a single storyline that “defined” this difficult and occasionally painful year proved a tough task indeed. Frankly, there were too many hea read news >>

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Watch Kron Gracie compete in his first MMA bout. Tuesday night in Japan, Kron Gracie competed for the first time in Mixed Martial Arts and he had a successful debut as the headliner of Real FC 1. He took on a Korean wrestler in Kim Hyung-Su and Rickson Gracie's youngest son quickly showcased the grappling chops their family name has been synonymous with. After pulling guard, Kron immediately locked up an armbar and ended the fight in just 65 seconds. Kron trained with Nate and Nick Diaz, Gilbert read news >>

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Tom Speer, who won MMA fame as a finalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 6,” just turned 30 and wants to give the sport another push.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

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Following in his father's footsteps, Kron Gracie tested his royal Brazilian jiu-jitsu pedigree in a pro MMA bout in Japan, a place where his father Rickson forever solidified his name in the sport's lore in the 1990s. And like Rickson did in his first bout in Japan in 1994, Kron scored a first-round submission win in his first fight in Japan. In what was his pro MMA debut, Kron put his top-flight grappling chops on display and submitted South Korean Hyung Soo-Kim with an armbar just 65 seconds i read news >>

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After months of anticipation, the UFC finally has a women’s strawweight champion, and a contender is already in place. We discuss that in more in our latest Women’s MMA Report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at December’s best knockouts. Here are the five nominees and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC read news >>

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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and more. As 2014 comes to a close, now is a good time to take stock and look at the top 10. Here, a look at the Welterweight Top 10 courtesy of the SB Nation panel. The rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania's Alex Giardini and Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas read news >>

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Legendary grappler 'Judo' Gene LeBell discusses whether Muhammad Ali would have been a successful MMA fighter in his day. read news >>

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Mixed martial arts in 2014 had the potential of being so much more, and yet it still provided us with some of the better fights and performances that we'll likely harbor in our Rolodex of memories for the years to come. Some fighters broke through and made names for themselves. Others continued building their legacy, carving their place into the annals of MMA history. Scroll through the slideshow as we grade the UFC's top 25 fighters and their 2014 performances. All fighters who went undefeated read news >>

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After months of training with Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz, jiu-jitsu wizard Kron Gracie finally made his MMA debut. Son of legendary fighter Rickson Gracie, the multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion fought for the first time under MMA rules at Tuesday’s Real Fight Championship 1 in Tokyo, Japan, against fellow MMA newcomer Hyung Soo-Kim, and scored a 65-second armbar after pulling guard. Also on the card, Roberto "Satoshi" de Souza, who recently battled to a draw with Jake read news >>

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It was MMA and a love for combat sports that first brought Bryan Caraway and Miesha Tate together, but it hasn’t always been easy for them to learn how to share the same gym and the same home.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

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MMA is notorious for giving us upsets. It's the beautiful nature of the sport. 2014 continued that tradition with some stunning upsets. Some of the most famous MMA moments were upsets—Gabriel Gonzaga's head-kick KO of Mirko Cro Cop, Matt Serra's chasing down a wobbly Georges St-Pierre and Fabricio Werdum's frantic celebration after submitting Fedor Emelianenko. For 2014, we have narrowed down the field by taking the betting lines from oddsmakers. All of the finalists were more than 3-1 underdogs read news >>

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