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Former WWE champion and Pride FC veteran José Alberto Rodríguez, better known for his ring names Alberto del Rio or Dos Caras Jr., denies rumors of his return to Mixed Martial Arts and a future with Bellator MMA. With the recent signing of CM Punk and steady rumors of Brock Lesnar coming back to the UFC, the competition might also want to look for a little backup from within the world of professional wrestling. For weeks now, former WWE standout and Pride FC veteran Alberto del Rio was in talks read news >>

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Former PRIDE two-division champion Dan Henderson is still not contemplating retirement following his 70-second knockout loss to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14 this past Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015). Following his fifth loss in his last six fights, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the legendary MMA pioneer. Dan Henderson told us prior to UFC on FOX 14 that win or lose, he would not retire. Following another knockout loss, "Hendo" still does not want to hear the read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Makwan Amirkhani takes pride in his looks. He said he’s never suffered a black eye, cut, broken nose or any type of facial damage in a pro bout. And he plans to keep it that way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Gegard Mousasi is friendly with all of his former opponents, with the exception of Hector Lombard. Mousasi told MMAjunkie Radio that Lombard “still talks sh-t” nearly a decade after their 2006 PRIDE Grand Prix bout.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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This Saturday, former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson will return to 185 lbs. when he faces Dutchman Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC Stockholm. And at 44-years old, the veteran feels that he still has a UFC title run in him. When Dan Henderson steps into the cage with Gegard Mousasi this Saturday, it won't be just another bout for the 42-fight veteran. It is supposed to be the start of his road to a UFC title. Henderson held respective belts in Pride FC and Strikeforce, b read news >>

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Is any of you guys still missing Pride? Well, the Polish organization KSW is the closest thing to it. On February 21st they will hold their 30th event, headlined by a welterweight title clash between champion Borys Mankowski and Bellator veteran Michail Tsarev. In Europe, it doesn't get any bigger than KSW. In their last event, the Polish organization sold out a nearly 20,000-seat arena in Krakow. With Pride flair, a couple of freak fights and lots of nice match-ups of Polish top talent versus U read news >>

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Self-described retired UFC light heavyweight and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission, claiming that they overstepped their boundaries by handing him a lifetime ban from competing in the state. There's been another twist in the tale of Wanderlei Silva versus the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Having previously been banned for life by the NSAC, as well as fined $70,000 for effectively evading a random drug test for his bout against Chael Sonnen, Silva has read news >>

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The UFC champ had to "swallow (his) pride" to accept the UFC 182 promo video that shows him threatening to kill Daniel Cormier. The UFC has had a prickly relationship with its Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones at least since the cancellation of UFC 151 and it appears the new promo for his UFC 182 has complicated things further. That promo features "leaked" footage from behind the scenes of a September satellite video interview with Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier wherein Jones says some ugly read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce veteran Yves Edwards has decided to retire. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has been fighting for over a decade and, while still fairly young at 32 years old, wins have been hard to come by. On November 8, Rua took on late replacement Ovince St. Preux in a five-round, light heavyweight tilt at UFC Fight Night 56. The results were disastrous. The Haitian finished Rua in dramatic fashion in the very first round, handing the Brazilian another TKO loss. The fight marked the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back TKO losses. "I'm goi read news >>

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Kazushi Sakuraba was the first fighter to defeat Renzo Gracie at PRIDE, and he did it by breaking his arm with a kimura. Fourteen years later, they will meet again. Sakuraba and Gracie, who haven’t competed in since 2011 and 2010, respectively, agreed to meet in a 20-minute submission-only grappling match at Metamoris 5 on Nov. 22, and the Brazilian veteran is happy to finally earn a chance to avenge that loss to "The Gracie Hunter." "I dropped everything I was doing to take this match," Gracie read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Renzo Gracie reveals a story about Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort nearly coming to blows in a hotel lobby in Abu Dhabi back in the Pride FC days. read news >>

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PRIDE veteran Dong Sik Yoon continues to make the most of his return to MMA, plus a pair of brutal knockouts, in this week's Beyond the Octagon. In the main event of last Thursday's Tachi Palace Fights 21, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Ricky Legere Jr. (19-6, 1-0 Bellator, 1-0 Strikeforce) looked to make his first welterweight title defense since capturing the belt this past summer. Challenging him was Max Griffin (10-1-0), whose power would prove too much for Legere. Mid-way through the firs read news >>

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Hans Nijman, best known in MMA circles for being one of the participants in the 2000 Pride World Grand Prix tournament, was shot to death on Wednesday in front of a gym he partially owned in Holland in what was reported in the local media as a gangland killing. Hans Nijman, a kickboxer and pro wrestler in Japan who fought in the now-legendary Pride Open Weight Grand Prix tournament in 2000, was shot to death on Wednesday while in his car in front of a gym he partially owned in Beverwijk, Holland read news >>

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