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  • a year ago
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NASHVILLE – Tim Kennedy, Liz Carmouche and Colton Smith are among the top-billed fighters at "UFC Fight for the Troops 3." Not long ago they could have been among the 4,000 military personnel who will be admitted free to the event instead of being the entertainment at the one-of-a-kind show. read news >>

  • a year ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If you don't know that Alexis Davis is on a 6-1 run, the Unified Women MMA's Rankings' No. 3 bantamweight, and two days away from co-headlining a UFC event, the friendly Canadian probably knows why. read news >>

  • a year ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nearly a year and a half after one of the most memorable and emotional runs on "The Ultimate Fighter," Season 15 champion Michael Chiesa still gets approached by fans who, in one form or another, all tell him the same thing: Thanks. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Results from Friday night's XFC 26: Night of Champions 3 in Nashville, Tennessee, where Scott Holtzman cemented his status as lightweight champion. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Xtreme Fighting Championship returns next month for "XFC 26: Night of Champions III" in Nashville. read news >>

  • a year ago
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"XFC 26: Night of Champions III" is set for Oct. 18 at Tennessee's Nashville Municipal Auditorium, and a pair of title fights will be contested on the card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ask UFC heavyweight Pat Barry a question, and you can expect an honest answer in reply. The striking specialist has been an open book since his very first fight in the UFC, and he doesn't mince words when it comes to describing both the good and the bad that comes with fighting in the octagon. And so it was on Friday night, when Barry admitted that he was pleased by his performance but that his 6-foot-6 opponent wasn't his toughest challenge of the night. That honor read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - When it comes to pre-fight mean-mugging, bantamweight Mike Easton is among the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And while "The Hulk" is comfortable chalking up his motivational rage to a clear case of Napoleon complex, the 5-foot-6 scrapper doesn't let it control him at all times. Take for instance, his rivalry with Jared Papazian, which resulted in what what many think should have been UFC on FX 1's "Fight of the Night." Now that it's over, Easton said the respec read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Veteran welterweight Josh Neer admits Duane "Bang" Ludwig was able to hurt him in their UFC on FX 1 matchup. Then again, when facing a Muay Thai specialist, Neer said you have to be aware of the possibilities. So Neer said he instituted his backup plan when the need arose, and things went exactly as he hoped. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Veteran fighter Jorge Rivera's mind was made up a long time ago - well before he finally clued in UFC officials. At Thursday's UFC on FX 1 weigh-ins, he finally told his longtime employers what he had decided nearly three months earlier: Friday's fight with middleweight Eric Schafer would be the last of his career. Following an impressive second-round TKO victory, 39-year-old "El Conquistador" told MMAjunkie.com there'd be no changing his mind. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Melvin Guillard is stuck in a two-fight skid, but the two losses couldn't be more different in his eyes. After putting together an 8-1 run, Guillard was knocking on the door of a UFC title shot before a heart-breaking, gut-wrenching 47-second defeat to Joe Lauzon in October. Guillard's latest loss, though - which came to Jim Miller in Friday's UFC on FX 1 headliner - is a bit easier to swallow. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jim Miller hopes his latest victory was enough to erase the memory of a recent loss and puts him back in the title picture. Forgive him, though, if he doesn't exactly remember the details of the performance. In the main event of Friday's UFC on FX 1 event in Nashville, Tenn., Miller said early troubles dished out by opponent Melvin Guillard forced him to rely on his training. At that point, instincts took over. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Friday's UFC on FX 1 event drew an announced attendance of 7,728 and a live gate of $334,860. MMAjunkie.com learned of the figures during the event's post-fight press conference at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Tennessee Athletic Commission will release official tallies in the coming weeks. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -  Nick Denis, Jim Miller, Pat Barry and Christian Morecraft each earned $45,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Friday's UFC on FX 1 event. Denis earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Miller picked up the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Barry and Morecraft earned "Fight of the Night" honors. MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts at UFC on FX 1's post-fight press conference. read news >>

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