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  • 19 hours ago
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LOS ANGELES -- UFC 184's top fighters square off with their opponents at UFC 184 media day Thursday afternoon. read news >>

  • a day ago
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The GLORY middleweight champion opens up about the four potential opponents who are competing in the GLORY 20 tournament for the right to fight him at GLORY 21, his respect for his fiercest rival Joe Schilling, being a fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme, meeting Mike Tyson, and being the best in the world. It's been a while since Artem Levin has graced the GLORY ring. The last time he was in action was June of last year at Last Man Standing, where he put on a remarkable performance at The Forum in Ing read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger recently praised UFC brass for their new rigorous and "complicated" drug testing policy in an interview with Rick J Lee. "The Juggernaut" indicated he knows for a fact he has fought opponents taking performance enhancing drugs (PED) because they apparently told him the truth after the fight. Being the righteous man he is, Ellenberger refused to drop names, but his admission is startling nonetheless. Currently riding a t read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Iuri Alcantara said he’s never been one to pick fights, but he eventually wants another opportunity to jump forward in the UFC bantamweight title picture.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Fighters seem to be asked pretty regularly if they believe they've fought someone using performance enhancing drugs. While most just roll their eyes and let you read between the lines, UFC welterweight Jake Ellenberger says we don't need to speculate. "I know for a fact I've fought guys on PEDs," Ellenberger told Rick Lee. "I've had guys tell me that after the fight. I won't say any names but you can tell. You can tell when you clinch up with somebody. Probably the biggest test is by the way the read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Demian Maia started his UFC career with five straight submission victories between 2007 and 2009, but has only tapped one opponent in the following 14 bouts. Who’s to blame? Maia, a multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion, hasn’t submitted anyone but Rick Story since suffering his first professional loss to Nate Marquardt in 2009, and says that the lack of finishes is his opponent’s fault. "People always go to the ground with me trying to just hold me. They stall read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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UFC welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard not only lost their UFC 186 co-headlining slot, but they also lost the matchup itself.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort at UFC 184, "The Phenom" has subsequently rejected interim title bouts against Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi. Belfort has noted that he wants to fight only for the undisputed title, and he will be waiting to fight Weidman in May. Fellow top-ranked middleweight Ronaldo Souza's manager, Gilbert Faria is not exactly delighted read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Vitor Belfort was offered an interim title bout with Lyoto Machida when Chris Weidman pulled out from UFC 184 with a rib injury, but "The Phenom" turned down the fight. Fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is willing to step up and replace him against anyone if that’s what the UFC wants. Souza is undefeated in the UFC with four wins in a row, capped off by a third-round submission over Gegard Mousasi. Jacare's manager Gilbert Faria believes that an interim title has to be created after an read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Fight fans hoping to see top ranked light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson face off inside the Octagon will have to wait for the time being, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White announced at the UFC 183 post-fight press conference (replay here) that the two 205-pound contenders will not be fighting each other next. His words: "Cormier's got another fight set up right now and we actually have another fight for Gustafsson, too. But after those two fights read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC President Dana White confirmed at the post-fight press conference that top light-heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson will both be offered separate fights for their next in-cage appearance. As two of the top competitors in a noticeably shallow light-heavyweight division, many fans and pundits anticipated a potential match-up between Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier for sometime in the first half of 2015. However, during Saturday night's post-fight press conference, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges. The Daily News reported that longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, MMA's main opposing force in New York, has surrendered to federal authorities and has been placed under custody for corruption charges. Silver, who has remained atop the Assembly for nearly two decades as one of the most powerful men in Albany, has been reportedly linked to " read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – Johnny Case saw two opponents withdraw from UFC Fight Night 59 and had little time to prepare for Frankie Perez. In the end, though, the revolving door would make no difference.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON -- Uriah Hall talks about enjoying not knowing about his UFN 59 opponent Ron Stallings, why he thinks his previous two opponents punked out, the way people view him after his last fight, his fight night emotions, and more. read news >>

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