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  • 11 days ago
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UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger discusses his upcoming match-up against Josh Koscheck, as well as the changes he has made to his mental preparation. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Injured UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wasn't impressed with Vitor Belfort's recent remarks about their fight being pushed back. Chris Weidman is not impressed with Vitor Belfort. The UFC middleweight champion was forced out of their title fight at UFC 184 with a rib cartilage injury recently, and Belfort has said some strange stuff since then. The most important one to the champ was where Belfort laid out Weidman's injuries that have delayed the bout, noting that he has fought through read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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This year's endless parade of injuries found itself another high-profile target this past weekend, as middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 184 title defense against Vitor Belfort less than a month out from fight night, marking the third time that same match-up failed to come to fruition. The culprit this time around was a fluke injury Weidman sustained during wrestling practice that left him with fractured cartilage in his ribs and effectively unable to move. A disappointed read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Chris Weidman was once again forced out of his much-anticipated title fight against Vitor Belfort, which was set to go down on Feb. 28, 2015, at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California. During a recent guest spot on "The MMA Hour," Weidman revealed that it was during wrestling practice that he suffered the setback that ultimately resulted in fractured cartilage in his rib. It's an injury that Weidman reveals increases in pain with something as simple as a sneeze. Despite his desire to stay on course read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Thales Leites was cut from the UFC following back-to-back losses to Anderson Silva and Alessio Sakara in 2009. Four years later, the middleweight returned with four impressive victories inside the Octagon, and he credits his mental coach Gustavo Dantas. Dantas created the BJJ Mental Coach program to help jiu-jitsu fighters become more confident for tournaments, and decided to help his friend Leites after he was released from the UFC. "A lot of things changed for me, especially my mind," Leites t read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 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 >>

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