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  • 6 days ago
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UFC middleweight standout, Gegard Mousasi talks about his mental blocks, Hendo's power and people making too big a deal about Jon Jones' recent drug scandal. This Saturday night, in Stockholm, Sweden, middleweight standout, Gegard Mousasi will be facing off against longtime fan favorite and hard hitting, Dan Henderson for the 14th installment of the UFC on FOX series of cards. Both men are in a "must win" situation, as they are each coming off losses, and still have hopes of making a run at the read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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In combat sports, the mental aspect of fighting may be as important as anything else. Bubba Jenkins believes that as much as anyone.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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When former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva was first booked to make his Octagon return, the biggest question the mixed martial arts (MMA) community had, was whether or not "The Spider" would be able to overcome the "mental block" of throwing leg kicks. Doesn't sound like it's going to be an issue, according to team mate Rafael Cavalcante (via MMA Fighting): "I just returned from an injury, and I'm getting beat up in training. He's training hard, I'm rea read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Light heavyweight challenger Daniel Cormier talks to the media at UFC 182, discussing his upcoming fight with Jon Jones and the new age of fighters that are rising up the ranks. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Twitter Mailbag returns to look at Mark Hunt’s fragile mental state heading into UFC 180, plus the borderline silly escalation of the Tito Ortiz-Stephan Bonnar feud, and more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMA coach extraordinaire, Greg Jackson discusses training mental toughness, visualization techniques, dealing with nerves, balancing confidence with humility and much more. It's no secret that raw talent and athleticism alone don't make champions. Skill and technique and the infamous "fight IQ" figure in also. While fight IQ is largely reactionary, it can be improved upon with solid coaching and lots of time in the gym. Greg Jackson has long been a name synonymous with world class training, and read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If you get punched in the head for a living, chances are you're going to suffer some degree of brain damage. But to what degree is difficult to measure. As is the timeline in which potential effects can occur. Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Krzysztof Soszynski, just 37, struggles to count backwards from 20 and frequently suffers from memory loss. Tito Ortiz told Inside MMA it might be time for top mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions to start thinking about longter read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz wants fight promotions to provide post-career mental healthcare. "Us fighter put our lives on the line to entertain the fans that watch," Ortiz told Inside MMA. "Look at Jason 'Mayhem' Miller, War Machine. I'm not defending anything they did. Everything they did was wrong in their own right, but a lot of these fighters take a lot of head trauma, head damage, as you see in professional football." Miller was arrested earlier this month at his Califo read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mental warfare? It hasn't been the best couple of months for Camp Nova Uniao, home base for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo and former UFC bantamweight kingpin, Renan Barao, among others. Not only was Aldo forced out of his rematch against Chad Mendes with a neck injury, which was supposed to go down on Aug. 2, 2014 at UFC 176, but Renan was pulled from his title bout against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 177 after Barao fainted during his weight cut. In Conor Mc read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Myles Jury talked to Bloody Elbow before heading to Japan to face Takanori Gomi. Citing his strong mental game and the inspiration of Tito Ortiz, undefeated Myles Jury looks ahead with confidence. There was nothing subtle about Tito Ortiz's entrance at UFC 40. On his way to the Octagon to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Ken Shamrock, lasers and flames engulfed Ortiz while the strains of Limp Bizkit's "Break Stuff" blasted through the MGM Grand Arena's public address system. A youn read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Dennis Hallman says Ronda Rousey may have 'mental issues' , and details a time where the UFC champ absolutely went off on one of the producers from The Ultimate Fighter. Dennis Hallman was brought in as a guest coach during The Ultimate Fighter 18 with Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate as coaches, and apart from an altercation with Rousey's coach in Edmond Tarverdyan, he says there were other run ins that happened behind the scenes. The former UFC fighter recently went on the record, and among the in read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is allowed to resume full contact training in the gym, but his return to the Octagon is probably still a ways off. The surgeon who repaired Silva's badly broken left leg after a UFC 168 loss to Chris Weidman in December, Dr. Marcio Tannure, told MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz that The Spider is ready to resume sparring, and his return date will be determined based on how well that goes: His recovery was great, but now we have to work on his read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been cleared to start sparring again. Anderson Silva may be surpassing the expectations of his physical recovery, but he still has to deal with the "mental block" that arises with such a gruesome injury. According to his doctor in Brazil, the former UFC middleweight champion has been cleared to begin sparring once again, but did not give an exact timetable for his recovery over the next few months. He is unlikely to make his return before sometime i read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Jason High is paying dearly for his mental lapse inside the Octagon earlier this month. According to New Mexico State Athletic Commission chairman Tom King, High has been suspended for one year for pushing referee Kevin Mulhall after his second-round TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42 at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M. The suspension expires on June 7, 2015. In addition to the suspension, High has been fined 10 percent of his fight purse, which amounts to $1,900. Chairman K read news >>

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