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And this prank apparently went on "every few days." Longtime NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is no stranger to mixed martial arts (MMA), getting involved with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) back in 2011 following his retirement from the courts. In fact, the promotion recently used "Diesel's" compound for its media day ahead of UFC on FOX 11. Hopefully none of the fighters were caught milling around the big man's locker room. That's because Shaq has a history of attacking his teammates -- stark read news >>

  • a month ago
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Shaquille O'Neal trains boxing and jiujitsu, but apparently he has a different meaning of 'No-Gi' Sure-fire basketball Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O'Neal has long been a supporter of MMA, and is a regular fixture at UFC events. When not busy calling out Jose Canseco for a celebrity MMA fight, Shaq manages to also find time training in various disciplines of Mixed Martial Arts. That being said, the mats wasn't only his time he had worked on his grappling during his NBA career. He apparently choked a read news >>

  • a month ago
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NBA superstar Paul George suffered a horrific leg injury during a Team USA basketball showcase Friday evening at Las Vegas’ Thomas & Mack Center. If anyone can relate to what George is going through, it’s former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.Filed (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anderson Silva sends a message of support to NBA star Paul George after he suffered a similar injury to the former UFC champion. Earlier this week, NBA star Paul George suffered a horrific injury during a televised Team USA scrimmage. After chasing down an opponent for a block, the Indiana Pacers' scorer landed awkwardly and suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture that required surgery and likely have him out for the entire 2014-2015 NBA season. Anderson Silva suffered a similar injury on read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Is there a crossover between Mixed Martial Arts and basketball? Well I asked several MMA personalities their thoughts on the NBA Finals and here's what they had to say. If you're a sports fan you would likely know that Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs went to the guys from Texas, with a little help from a bad case of the cramps. Well you'd probably know or care about that whole incident with LeBron James if you followed other sports aside from Mixed Marti read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Having shattered backboards during his NBA career, superstar Shaquille O'Neal would like to shatter Jose Canseco... in a mixed martial arts fight. And for an encore? Serve up Hong Man Choi! read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is boxing's P4P best in the world, and ahead of this weekend's fight with Marcos Maidana, he expressed interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers. The North American sports world has been consumed by the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who yesterday was banned for life by NBA commissioner Adam Silver for a series of racist and bigoted remarks leaked through audio tapes. In addition to Sterling's lifetime ban and the maximum $2.5 milli read news >>

  • a year ago
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Only the National Football League spent more on lobbyists than the Ultimate Fighting Championship this past year on Capitol Hill. read news >>

  • a year ago
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On Tuesday, during a presentation of the new Xbox One console, Microsoft revealed a short footage of the new UFC game together with NBA, NFL and FIFA.

Note that this time around THQ will not develop this game instead EA Sports will work on the project. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As he chases an NBA title in his 2nd year with the Miami Heat, forward Mike Miller draws parallels between the other team he helped build in the MMA world. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleU read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC President Dana White makes no secrets that he considers anyone targeting the 18-34 male demographic his competitors, but his base is rapidly expanding as the sport grows. read news >>

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