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  • 26 days ago
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But you know, "politics" and stuff. In the view of many, Urijah Faber included, the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings (see them here) "don't mean crap." Still, they exist and if not for anything else, they make for a good conversation piece. So going into this weekend's (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 bout against Dong Hyun Kim in Macua, China -- which you can see exclusively on Fight Pass -- Tyron Woodley knows "Stun Gun" is a much better fighter than the number be read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With all the politics that go into Hall of Fame selections, they are still far more positive than negative. MMA has no real Hall of Fame, and the UFC version is the closest thing. But a lot of questions need to be asked about the UFC version going forward. The subject of sports Hall of Fames lends itself to almost endless debate. But for all the drawbacks and politics inherent in the subject, for any serious sport, it's better to have them than not.It's a place where legends are put in a positio read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Karim Zidan contrasts the 'heel' personas of both Jon Jones and Muhammad Ali. As UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones continues to embrace his inner heel, fans and pundits alike have grown accustomed to comparing "Bones" to "The Greatest" Muhammad Ali. Even the champ himself has resorted to the comparison with Ali when shielding himself from fan negativity: "I've gotten to the point now where I realize I'm not going to be a fan-favorite, and being loved isn't necessarily - it doesn't have to be read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Antonio Silva has certainly softened his stance on Brazilian physician and promotional liaison Dr. Marcio Tannure. After testing positive for elevated testosterone levels during a post-fight screening of his Dec. 6 majority draw against Mark Hunt in Brisbane, Australia, Silva blamed Tannure, claiming he jumbled his treatment. Silva was allowed to compete using a testosterone used exemption for the bout, but apparently took an extra dosage during fight week, pushing him over the l read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is in the midst of a study of professional fighters with the hope of identifying the cause of brain injuries. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is in the midst of a study of professional fighters with the hope of identifying the cause of brain injuries. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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UFC champ Chris Weidman weighs in on "dirty politics" in New York and how disappointed he is for his UFC 168 rematch with Anderson Silva to be unable to take place in Madison Square Garden. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Culinary Union has been a thorn in UFC president Dana White’s side for quite some time, but it's really their maneuvering and political wrangling that brings disheartens him. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Some of Colorado’s top fighters such as Cat Zingano, Brandon Thatch, and Nate Marquardt recently joined with TUF 16 Team Carwin coach Liester Bowling to form the Elevation Fight Team. read news >>

  • a year ago
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As America gears up for Tuesday's Presidential Election, the UFC is throwing it's hat in the ring. Do you #VoteGSP or #VoteCondit? read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Politics always will be part of the fight game. In mixed martial arts, that perhaps never was as true as in the sport's formative times when Fedor Emeliankeno, reigned. After Zuffa purchased PRIDE, Emelianenko was the only titleholder to not leave Japan behind for the octagon. He eventually played the free market in favor of Strikeforce as the biggest free-agent signing in history. After an 84-second knockout of Pedro Rizzo this past week for M-1, Emelianenko hung up his gloves having read news >>

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