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For some people, 15 seconds can make a big difference. That will be the case for Al Iaquinta – though he’ll just be a footnote as far as those 15 seconds are concerned. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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There's been plenty of hype about The Ultimate Fighter 20. Plenty. It's the first time in the program's history that a champion will earn a title through the process of living in the house and fighting a whole bunch in a short period of time. And maybe, just maybe, people don't actually care all that much. To be clear, that's not a reference to people within the MMA sphere. Hardcore fans, the type who were watching Invicta back in the UStream pay-per-view days, they care. Media, who've been task read news >>

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Now THIS is a rematch people have been waiting for. When they first met, the brawling underdog made it closer than anyone could have anticipated. Now, Marcos Maidana will try to finish what he started as he once again takes on undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. this Saturday evening (Sept. 13, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania will have LIVE coverage of the event, starting with the Showtime pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast at 8:00 PM EST. Showtime's venerable "All Access" series, the first episode o read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar has a simple message for those who panned his in-cage appearance with a masked Justin McCully and Tito Ortiz at Bellator 123 Friday night. "If you think Scott Coker and Spike TV are writing this material, you're nuts," Bonnar said. Well, actually, he had a whole lot more to say during a half-hour-long appearance on Monday's MMA Hour. But Bonnar's stunt promoting his Nov. 15th fight with Ortiz in San Diego was the talk of the mixed martial arts world. The interview, in which Bonnar read news >>

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Renan Barao has received heat for his last-minute withdrawal from this past month’s UFC 177 main event with champ T.J. Dillashaw. WSOF champ Marlon Moraes is standing by the Brazilian’s side, though.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar made his return to a mixed martial arts (MMA) cage this past weekend (Sept. 5, 2014) at Bellator 123. No, "The American Psycho" didn't compete, he just made an appearance -- along with his masked sidekick -- to help the Viacom-owned promotion announce his recent signing, as well as his upcoming fight against bitter rival Tito Ortiz. The manner in which he chose to do it, however, left many scratching their heads. Bonnar proceeded to unveil the identity of his masked man, who just read news >>

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Seven months after his arrest on attempted murder and battery charges Thiago Silva tells Ariel Helwani that "the truth came out. I never pointed a gun at my ex-wife. Everything she said was a lie." UFC Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva appeared on Ariel Helwani's MMA Hour today in his first interview since all charges were dropped against him and the UFC announced he would be returning to the organization. In February, Silva was involved in a stand-off with Florida authorities that resulted in his read news >>

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LEDYARD, Conn. – Perhaps the heavyweight division should be on notice: If you call out Matt Mitrione, he’ll answer, and you might not like what winds up being the voice on the other end of the receiver. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Plenty of people appreciate the heavyweights. For decades immemorial, these behemoths have buttered the bread that is combat sports. But I wish there was more love for the rank and file: the lumbering heavyweights. You know, the guys who look and move like, you know, guys. UFC Fight Night 50, happening Friday, is a necessary celebration of these individuals, with Ben Rothwell taking on Alistair Overeem and Matt Mitrione and Derrick Lewis doing battle. Now that is what I am talking about. To furt read news >>

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Former Bellator and UFC welterweight War Machine is just a character portrayed by Jonathan Koppenhaver, at least according to an attorney he hired to represent him in the Christy Mack assault case. In a report from ABC affiliate KTNV Channel 13, War Machine's legal counsel in the matter—Brandon Sua—argues that the War Machine persona is just an act. "War Machine's a character. He is an MMA fighter. He is controversial, and people need to understand where to draw that line from his character as W read news >>

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If kissing Dana White’s backside is a requirement, Ben Askren would rather not sit at the cool kids’ table. As a former Olympian, two-time NCAA Division I wrestling champion, undefeated MMA fighter and a multiple world champion, Askren is everything you’d expect from a consummate professional and an overachiever. One look at his résumé alone should be more than enough to send the UFC hurrying to his doorstep. But oddly enough the invitation to compete among the best in the world in the MMA mecca read news >>

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