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  • 10 days ago
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TUF 20 competitor, Felice Herrig discusses how certain assurances to maintain some level of privacy were not met during filming of the long running reality show. In this latest season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF 20), the women's Strawweight division is featured on the long running reality show. Most of the fighters competing are top ranked athletes, and Carla Esparza was the reigning 115 pound champion of Invicta FC before contracting with the UFC. With that much talent under one roof, there ar read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Justin Gaethje puts away Nick Newell to maintain his hold on the World Series of Fighting lightweight crown in Daytona Beach, Fla. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Not only is Ronda Rousey the biggest star in women's MMA, but it can also be argued that she is the biggest star in MMA as a whole. With that in mind, a victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 is paramount in terms of continuing the growth of her division. Rousey is a perfect 9-0, and she will put the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship on the line Saturday night. Rousey is a heavy favorite due largely to her devastating armbar, but Davis poses an interesting challenge with her jiu-jitsu backgrou read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Debuting Czech fighter Vikotr Pesta discusses the lack of MMA popularity in the Czech Republic, and moving his training camp to Sweden to prepare for his UFC debut. As the only Czech fighter currently in the UFC, Viktor Pesta believes he has a "responsibility" to prove himself and shine a positive light on Czech MMA. The 9-0 heavyweight is scheduled to make his promotional debut on Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi, where he will face Ruslan Magomedov on the preliminary portion of t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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At UFC 173, Renan Barao will attempt to maintain his spot atop the bantamweight division. The Brazilian champion is set to clash with TJ Dillashaw, who has posted a solid 4-2 UFC record. With one of those losses coming against Raphael Assuncao, Dillashaw was not at the front of the line for a shot at Barao. Though, an Assuncao injury led to Dillashaw getting the call. Barao last appeared at UFC 169 in February, where he stopped Urijah Faber in the first round. Against Dillashaw, Barao will be lo read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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“(Canada) has been the mecca for mixed martial arts ever since we set foot in this country,” UFC president Dana White recently stated when talking about his company’s commitment to Canada over the next few years. With Brazil entering the picture with swiftly selling events, the first international edition of The Ultimate Fighter, and a rematch between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen apparently headed towards an attendance-record-setting event in Rio de Janeiro, the ques read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Canada quickly establish itself as the mecca of MMA when the UFC landed there. But can they defend the honor now that Brazil has entered the fray? read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Despite his struggles to maintain his size in the division, World Extreme Cagefighting veteran Joseph Benavidez has found success in the bantamweight weight class and even recently took the current champ the distance. But once the WEC merges with the UFC and a flyweight division potentially is added in 2011, Benavidez could be ready for a drop in weight. After all, as Benavidez told MMAjunkie.com Radio on Monday, plenty of talent is available worldwide to make the 125-pound division a comp read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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By any measure, UFC 100 was a jaw-dropping success. It sold in excess of 1.5 million pay-per-view units. It was among the best selling closed-circuit events in history. It was available in more than 300 million homes in 17 languages worldwide. read news >>