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'TUF 19' winner Corey Anderson thinks Lawlor’s popularity makes fight worthwhile

  • 3 months ago
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“The Ultimate Fighter 19” winner Corey Anderson can’t say his next opponent does much for his career, if rankings are the new thing that drives UFC matchmaking decisionsFiled under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

The Comeback: Huge fights on deck for UFC 197 and race as a factor in fighter popularity

  • 4 months ago
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In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Thursday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Fea read news >>

Forty is the New Thirty for Yoshihiro Akiyama

  • 5 months ago
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Yoshihiro Akiyama doesn’t have an answer when asked why his level of popularity has remained untouched over the years. But he is appreciative of the fan support. “I’m delighted,” he said, “but I read news >>

VanZant not distracted by rising popularity

  • 8 months ago
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UFC strawweight Paige VanZant knows the comparisons to Ronda Rousey are out there, but her focus is squarely on her next fight against Joanne Calderwood as she looks to climb the ranks to challenge c read news >>

Barnett-Nelson clash is a big deal in Japan

  • 8 months ago
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Popularity of UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson in Japan makes for a highly-anticipated main-event clash on Saturday, Sept. 26 read news >>

Twitter Mailbag: Demetrious Johnson's popularity problem, best 'Big Nog' moments

  • 8 months ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, is Demetrious Johnson’s popularity problem a dead issue? Is Fedor Emelianenko still a must-sign? What will we remember most about Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira?Filed under: read news >>

Paige Van Zant Full UFC 191 Media Scrum Video from Los Angeles

  • 8 months ago
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Paige VanZant talks about her meteoric rise in popularity, following Ronda Rousey's blazing trail, the fight with Chambers, and much, much more. read news >>

5 UFC Fighters Losing Their Popularity

  • a year ago
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Success in today's mixed martial arts is often driven by popularity contests. Each divisional landscape is fueled by ticket sales, international marketability and overall notoriety, especially in a p read news >>

5 UFC Fighters Gaining in Popularity

  • a year ago
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Popularity is a double-edged sword in today's mixed martial arts. It has the power to launch a fighter's career in the presence of masterful win streaks and memorable finishes, but also unfairly bury read news >>

Joe Rogan Calls Racism into Play in Regard to UFC Champ Jon Jones Lacking Popularity

  • a year ago
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UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan believes that racism could have something to do with the reason why light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't as popular as he should be. read news >>

UFC's Joe Rogan Wonders If Racism Contributes to Jon Jones' Lack of Popularity

  • a year ago
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Jon Jones would probably be more popular if he were a cocky white guy, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has all of the makings of a bona fide star. He' read news >>

Examining the Growth and Popularity of Women's Mixed Martial Arts

  • a year ago
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It is uncontroversial to say that sport is a male-dominated enterprise at almost every level, from participation to consumption. Socially constructed gender differences mean that it has been difficul read news >>

UFC needs new stars to emerge to buoy PPV sales and popularity (Yahoo Sports)

  • a year ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC is currently in a state of transition because many of its former attractions are sidelined for various reasons. read news >>

Ronda Rousey Must Win at UFC 175 to Maintain Women's MMA's Popularity

  • a year ago
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Not only is Ronda Rousey the biggest star in women's MMA, but it can also be argued that she is the biggest star in MMA as a whole. With that in mind, a victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 is paramo read news >>

Fedor Emelianenko Believes Women Should Be Feminine and Not Fight in MMA

  • a year ago
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2013 saw an explosion in popularity for women's MMA. Once considered nothing more than a niche in MMA, the women's divisions have quickly become some of the most popular and exciting. Women's MMA cer read news >>

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