- 3 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 >>
- 3 years ago
- 142 views
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
- 415 views
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
Karo Pari read news >>
UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas is in the books, so what's next for Saturday's main card fighters? Mookie Alexander plays fantasy matchmaker. UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas featured good action throughout the evening, in addition to the usual nonsensical scoring from the good ol' Texas judges. The standout performance of the night clearly belonged to Frankie Edgar, who recorded the latest finish in UFC history with a neck crank on Cub Swanson with 4 seconds left in the 5th round. Edson Barboz read news >>
The 22 fighters competing on the UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson fight card officially weighed in on Friday from Austin, Texas. 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 180 pre-fight remarks to find out who talked the talk -- and who walked the walk -- at Arena Mexico last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. Who backed up their words with actions and who didn't? In a weekend chock full of mixed martial arts (MMA) action, the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) proved to be the night's most exciting card, delivering f read news >>
UFC 180 is in the books, so what's next for the main carders? Mookie Alexander does some fantasy matchmaking. UFC 180, World Series of Fighting 15, and Bellator 131 all brought the fun last night. The fans in Mexico City were treated to a main card that had nothing but finishes, with only the main event between Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum reaching the 2nd round. In the end, Werdum got he expected win but via unexpected flying knee KO. It gives Werdum the interim heavyweight belt as he waits fo read news >>
In the first round, Mark Hunt looked well on his way to defeating Fabricio Werdum to win the interim heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 180 last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. He scored a knockdown, a takedown, and was generally in control. His opponent, meanwhile, appeared "out of it." He was knocked out in the second (watch highlights here). UFC President Dana White explains why it was such a surprise: "The only thing that surprised me about the fight was th read news >>
MEXICO CITY – Recent featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas spoiled the title aspirations of Dennis Bermudez, seizing on opportunity to earn a first-round finish. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>