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Chris Cope is recovering from a hand injury, he still holds down a full-time job, and he knows his UFC career is about to get tougher, as it quickly does for all alumni of "The Ultimate Fighter." His next challenge comes next month on the overseas UFC 138 card, an event poo-pooed by most fans. So what in the world what makes Cope so damn happy? read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens can continue with his MMA career after making a plea bargain on charges of felony assault and burglary. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Gilbert Melendez's career has been a roller coaster ride through the MMA world. It's finally landed him in the UFC where he has the chance to show the masses that he's legitimate. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Putting the lights out on his MMA career, Chris Lytle is ready to try his hands at a different fight, the political arena.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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DALLAS - Valentijn Overeem got his start in MMA just three years after UFC 1. He's not only been around the block, he's lapped it about 16 times. At this point in his career, it's not just about being a prizefighter any more. That allure wore off years ago. It's about finding passion in his profession, and as he today told MMAjunkie.com, he's managed to do that with a change of scenery. Following the success of his younger brother, Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem, he's read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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There are only a few fighters on UFC 129's card that can grasp how huge the event is, and not just because it's in a big arena. Vladimir Matyushenko has lived through MMA's dark days, so he knows how far the sport has come when a fight card draws 55,000 fans. "I'm not just happy for myself, but also for all (the) MMA community," Matyushenko told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "The fighters, the promoters, and the fans. We made it together." read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If you don't mind, DaMarques Johnson would like to go off script now. Don't ask him about his training. Don't ask him what threats "insert name here" presents. And seriously, man, don't ask him when he's going to fight Michael Bisping. There was beef between them on the set of "The Ultimate Fighter 9." That was, like, two years ago. Ancient history in a business where history is erased daily by punches to the head. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Antonio Carlos Junior knew he could be a good MMA fighter. What he didn’t expect, though, was to be in UFC, fighting on a main card, just 18 months after his first pro bout. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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If you watched Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, you could be forgiven if you didn’t realize bantamweight newcomer Henry Cejudo is a world-class wrestler. Lately, he’s been focusing on his striking skills – and for good reason.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been involved in some of the division’s most punishing fights over the past two years. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Alex White’s third-round KO loss to Lucas Martins at UFC Fight Night 45 in July sparked a change in his life. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The Thugjitsu era has come to a close. Yves Edwards, one of the most respected fighters in the UFC, is calling it quits. The 17-year MMA veteran announced his retirement Sunday night on Facebook. Edwards, 38, is winless in his last five fights and is coming off a knockout loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson on Nov. 22. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on t read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1). The retirement announcement came in a post on his Facebook page. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part of my life," the post read in part. Edwards peaked as a f read news >>

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