- 4 years ago
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It has almost become a Monday morning ritual.
After every UFC event, fans clamor to the Internet to see which fighters' weekend loss resulted in a pink slip.
And while it's sometimes rather simple to predict what moves the UFC
brass will make, occasionally the roster cuts come as a surprise. In our
latest MMAjunkie.com/"Inside MMA" poll, we asked readers which
fighter's release they felt was most surprising.
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Every fighter on the recent UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie fight card was drug tested. All test results were negative. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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With Nate Marquardt's recent release from the UFC,
testosterone-replacement therapy suddenly has become public enemy No. 1
in the MMA community.
But with constant judging debates, the potential for traumatic brain
injuries and the shrinking number of top-level promotions available in
which fighters can compete, are performance-enhancing drugs the primary
plague in MMA?
In our latest MMAjunkie.com/"Inisde MMA" poll, we asked readers to name the single biggest issue tainting the sport r read news >>
- 4 years ago
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Few fighters would do what Anthony Pettis did: skip a guaranteed title shot rather than risk an extended layoff.
When UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard fought to a draw at UFC 125 and prompted a third meeting, Pettis - the WEC's final lightweight champion - was forced to wait for his shot.
But was his decision to fight Clay Guida in the meantime a good one?
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- 4 years ago
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Take note, Paul Daley - perhaps all is not lost.
While UFC president Dana White in May said that Daley would never again
fight for the UFC, the fiery UFC boss has changed his mind before.
November's UFC 123 event features the return of judoka Karo Parisyan,
who was also told he'd never have another opportunity to fight in the
With that in mind, in our latest MMAjunkie.com/"Inside MMA" weekly poll
we asked our readers to tell us, "Are you surprised the UFC re-signed
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UFC on Fox 14 from Stockholm, Sweden is in the books, but what's next for last night's main card fighters? Bloody Elbow's Mookie Alexander does some fantasy matchmaking. The Swedish contingent stayed up late (for the benefit of North American audiences) to watch UFC on Fox 14 at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. A packed house of approximately 30,000 unfortunately did not see a single Swedish fighter pick up a win, including Alexander Gustafsson's stunning 1st round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson in th read news >>
STOCKHOLM – The recent news that Mirko Filipovic has re-signed with the UFC sent a mild shockwave through MMA. Hear his fellow fighters’ thoughts on his return inside. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver is in the books, so what's next for Sunday's main card fighters? Mookie Alexander does some fantasy matchmaking. Bostonians had a pretty damn good Sunday. Not only did their New England Patriots advance to their 7th NFL Super Bowl, but Conor McGregor tore apart Dennis Siver and followed that up with confronting Jose Aldo, who was sitting cageside. That's the most bankable championship bout Jose Aldo will probably ever see, and it's certainly the biggest fight read news >>
Conor McGregor, Dennis Siver, and the rest of the UFC Fight Night 59 fighters stepped on the scale Saturday afternoon in Boston. read news >>
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters say the darndest things prior to stepping inside the Octagon. MMAmania.com looks back at a handful of UFC 182 pre-fight remarks to find out who talked the talk -- and who walked the walk -- at MGM Grand last night (Sat., Jan. 3, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Who backed up their words with actions and who laid an egg? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stacked the deck to kick off 2015 with the enthralling UFC 182: "Jones vs Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) live from read news >>
The first UFC event of 2015 is in the books, and Jon Jones is still the light heavyweight champion. So what's next for him and the rest of the main card fighters? UFC 182 was a bit of a "good news, bad news" sort of card. The good news is that the UFC is expecting terrific PPV numbers and the main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier was a pretty good fight. On the downside, the rest of the card wasn't up to par and the string of decisions combined with poor show pacing led to the broadcas read news >>
The UFC featured two bouts with serious implications on the title picture in their respective divisions. The first, of course, was literally for the belt. Daniel Cormier aimed to take Jon Jones' strap in a bout that was among the most highly anticipated in UFC history. The other featured two lightweight contenders who were looking to earn a shot at current 155-pound kingpin Anthony Pettis. By the end of a long night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, two of those fighters made big statements. Two mo read news >>
Both fighters quickly out for the second after a furious first round. Jones starts with another kick to the body, clearly a target tonight. He does it again and Cormier come in for a takedown, which Jones defends with a guillotine choke. Cormier pulls out and lands a nice over-the-top strike. Both fighters now tied up along the fence, angling for position. Cormier tries a guillotine choke of his own, but Jones wastes no time pulling out his head. Nice right hand from Cormier, then a kick to the read news >>
Whoa ... Both fighters are clearly winded after two FURIOUS rounds. Jones opens it up with a front-leg side kick and Cormier gives it right back. Now the pair exchange solid kicks to the body. Cormier lands a big shot, and another, and Jones looks a little fatigued. Nonetheless, Jones lands a side kick to the neck of Cormier and, shortly thereafter, his finger lands in the eye of "DC." After a brief stoppage and warning, the action resumes as Jones lands a big body kick. Cormiergoes for a takedo read news >>