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Now, both men face an uphill climb, though one may be tougher than the other. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as over 30,000 fans blew the roof off the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden at UFC Fight Night 59. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Akira Corassani, who was brutally knocked out by Sam Sicilia in the very first round (recap). And Andy Ogle, who was eliminated in under 10 seconds by Makwan Amirkhani (video). But which fighters are suffering from read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never been a fan of talkers. Ahead of his Jan. 31 showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva is urging featherweight champion Jose Aldo to punish No. 1 contender Conor McGregor for his vocabulary. "Aldo said what we needed to hear," Silva told Globo (via Bloody Elbow). "He's the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit read news >>

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It's easy to see where Conor McGregor gets it. While we all love Greg Jackson, it's refreshing to see a coach open up a bit more on some prickly issues. Thursday, SBG Ireland head trainer John Kavanagh penned a piece for The42.ie touching on a few of the biggest storylines emerging from Sunday's UFC Fight Night event in Boston. In preliminary action, SBG welterweight Cathal Pendred scored a controversial unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer. UFC president Dana White called the decision ' read news >>

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What could be the biggest fight in women's MMA history isn't dead yet. After former Strikeforce and current Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg announced she had permanently abandoned all attempts to move to 135 pounds to face UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, new negotiations are breathing life back into the bout. According to ESPN's Brett Okomoto, UFC parent company Zuffa has been working with Cyborg's representatives for the past two weeks. UFC CEO Lorenzo Feritta tells ESPN t read news >>

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Not that he's without bias, but you perk up a bit when you hear someone, especially Pat Miletich, say anyone would 'wreck' former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Current welterweight champion Robbie Lawler spent years training under the UFC Hall of Famer in Bettendorf, Iowa, but Miletich says the slugger would have been a nightmare matchup for St-Pierre long before his recent career resurgence at American Top Team. "I think at the time Georges St. Pierre was the champion and I told read news >>

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima announced Tuesday morning that he has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled Bellator 134 title defense against Paul Daley after suffering an injury in training. "I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp," tweeted Lima. "Recovery is just 4-6 weeks, I should be able to fight April or May." The news marks yet another setback for Lima (26-5), a dangerous and well-regarded finisher who has been relegated to the sidelines sin read news >>

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Veteran heavyweight Dave "Pee-Wee" Herman was arrested early Tuesday morning on felony charges after leading officers of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department on a police chase in Indiana. Herman, 30, faces three felony charges after being spotted speeding down the highway with no taillights or headlights on by officers at approximately 1:13 a.m., then leading officers on a three-mile pursuit before stopping at a gas station and approaching officers "in an aggressive manner." Herman was subsequ read news >>

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According to a report from Hawaii News Now, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn was arrested early Sunday morning on the island of Maui for second-degree assault. The outlet reports that Penn was allegedly involved in an argument with a friend of his while the pair were out drinking in Kihei, a popular vacation destination on Maui's South Shore. via Hawaii News Now: Sources said that Kuuipo Mokiao told investigators that he pushed Penn to stop him from picking a fight with read news >>

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It was a packed weekend in combat sports and the Monday Morning Analyst is here to cover the best and worst of it. On Friday, Bellator 132 featured a featherweight title fight and number-one contender bout. Saturday showcased WSOF 17 plus a heavyweight boxing tilt between Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder. Last, but certainly not least, Sunday played host to UFC Fight Night 59, which featured Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver. We didn't get to it on today's podcast, but don't forget about the Le read news >>

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"Smooth" just can't catch a break. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 59 blew the roof off the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Mass., on Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) via FOX Sports 1. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Norman Parke, who was out-gunned and out-pointed by Gleison Tibau in their pivotal lightweight bout (recap). And Dennis Siver, who failed to crack the Conor McGregor code, getting his chin cracked instead in the second round of the m read news >>

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You can blame the Irish whiskey he was sipping but Conor McGregor didn't need it to open up about fellow featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Enjoying a drink at the UFC Fight Night: Boston post-fight presser, McGregor expressed his disapproval for a satirical video Lamas released during fight week. Playing a character called 'Conrad McGillicutty,' Lamas managed to mock everything from the Irishman's mantras to his suits and fighting style in under seven minutes. "People seem to think it's all read news >>

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It's fight week, ladies and gentlemen, and you know that means. That's right. All aboard the hyperbole train! Choo-choo! Today's sampling isn't much of a new pound-for-pound revelation or even a dubious title shot promise. Instead we have something unrelated to Sunday's festivities in Boston, as UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently talked to Yahoo! Sports about the impact Ronda Rousey's success has had on the overall sports landscape, and he wasn't shy with the breadth of his responses. "I feel lik read news >>

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In the case of Dana White vs. Mama Jones, who do you believe? A day after news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' much-discussed stint in a drug treatment facility reportedly lasted just a single night, White refuted the notion to the Boston Herald, saying that the claims of Jones' mother were "not necessarily the case," but declining to elaborate much further than that. "When the whole story comes out, people will understand, it will be put into perspective," White said. "When read news >>

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Dennis Siver has been busted for taking performance-enhancing drugs once. Conor McGregor believes there is no guarantee he won't be using them when the two fight Sunday. "I feel he has been on that stuff his whole career and who knows his evolution?" McGregor said Tuesday on ESPN2's Highly Questionable. "He has probably evolved his skills of hiding the substance. So as far as I'm aware, he could be entering this contest on performance-enhancing drugs as it is. I do not respect an individual like read news >>

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