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*** For the latest Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 fight updates, including up-to-the-minute main event coverage, click here. *** The first fight was a tense and relatively action-packed affair. This time? Not so much. Using superior footwork and excessive clinching, Welterweight titlist Floyd Mayweather retained his belt and his undefeated record (47-0) last night, stifling the aggression of Marcos Maidana and taking home a unanimous decision win inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas read news >>

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"The Eagle" also wants to take on Donald Cerrone in his comeback fight to silence "Cowboy" for running his mouth. Is having a high-powered striking attack enough to beat an undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? Not according to Khabib Nurmagomedov, who says current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, is lacking in wrestling -- and defense -- to pose any kind of a threat to him or his mint MMA record (22-0, 6-0 UFC). That's why Khabib -- who considers read news >>

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UFC Tonight provided an update on lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov’s knee injury and why he intends to face champion Anthony Pettis in the near future. While it is common knowledge that Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabilitating a torn meniscus in his right knee, few are aware that he was trying to complete the process on his own dime in Russia. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that once UFC officials were aware of the situation, they flew the undefeated competitor to read news >>

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One of the UFC's most intriguing lightweight contenders, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is now targeting a February return to action after tearing the meniscus in his right knee this past summer -- but the road to Nurmagomedov's rehabilitation has been more unusual than most. After discovering that Nurmagomedov has been working through and paying for his own rehabilitation in Russia, UFC officials recently flew the Dagestani sambo champion out to Los Angeles to visit the same orthopedic physician who trea read news >>

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The knockout artist also said he didn't hold any grudges toward UFC President Dana White for initially cutting him, saying that he would've probably done the same thing if he were in his shoes. It has been a good week for Thiago Silva. Not only did the heavy-handed light heavyweight have all the charges against him dropped, which stemmed from a police standoff with Florida cops earlier this year (details), but he also got his job back with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Something Dana Whi read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Mo money, mo problems... UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simol read news >>

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It was the most money he'd ever seen in his life. Easily. Just sitting there in his hand, all at once. You bet Chris Beal reacted. After all he's been through, he had earned it. Once back at his home base in California, he marched to the car lot, newfound wealth in hand, and bought himself a used hybrid. "I needed some better gas mileage," Beal recalled of his wild spree. "Most of the rest of it I just put in the bank. You've got taxes and stuff on it, too. I'm just trying to be smart with it." read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Four fighters were pulled from UFC 177 for varying reasons, but only two of them will be paid. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is paying Scott Jorgensen and Anthony Birchak their "show" and "win" money, despite the fact that neither fighter was able to compete at UFC 177 last Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. That's because they were pulled from the "Dillashaw vs. Soto" preliminary card inside Sleep Train Arena through no fault of their own. Jorg read news >>

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With her recovery from knee surgery weeks ahead of schedule, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is hoping for a Jan. 3 return at UFC 182. Her opponent is yet to be determined, but Rousey sounds like she'd even be open to a catchweight bout with Gina Carano. "She's been the one insisting on fighting at 135, so yeah, I would love to fight her at 135," Rousey told Bloodyelbow.com in Macao. "I prefer that, definitely. I feel like there's where I'm at my athletic peak." Revealing she step read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Luke Rockhold wants Michael Bisping to put his money where his mouth is, and he is even willing to throw his own money into the fray. Speaking with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour (transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti), Rockhold claimed that he would put his purse on the line in an interesting stipulation. "He wouldn't take my bet," Rockhold said. "The bet was if I finish him in one round, we switch purses. And if I don't finish him in one round -- one round -- he gets my purse. Show and win, everything read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The queue to fight Michael Bisping is never empty for long. So naturally, less than a few days after the polarizing Brit picked up a pivotal, possibly career-saving fourth-round TKO victory over Cung Le in Macau this past weekend, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was right there, letting it be known on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour just how unimpressed he was by what many are calling the best performance of Bisping's career. "What, by his pitter-patter?" Rockhold asked f read news >>

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