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SAITAMA, Japan – Prior to Saturday night, Yoshihiro Akiyama hadn’t tasted in victory in five years, two months and nine days. Yet at 39 years old, “Sexyama” insists he never once considered walking away from the sport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – A reportedly drastic weight cut for Mark Hunt was little more than routine, the victorious heavyweight told MMAjunkie following UFC Fight Night 52. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After Yahoo Sports's Kevin Iole reported on Thursday that Mark Hunt still had 19 pounds to cut before Friday's UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins, there was fear that he would become the first heavyweight in modern UFC history to miss weight. However, Hunt told MMAFighting.com shortly thereafter that he was confident he wouldn't have any issues. Earlier in the afternoon Hunt said, "I'm good. I'm only a few kilos off now." Less than two hours later he then said, "I am on weight right now, I think." Fig read news >>

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Travis Browne, who became contender in the heavyweight division during his time at Jackson-Wink MMA in Albuquerque, N.M., has decided to spend the duration of his upcoming camp training with Edmond Tarverdyan in California. Browne will face Brendan Schaub at UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Dec. 6. read news >>

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Check out bizarre, but undefeated, fighter Rin Nakai's Pancrase 247 victory over Brenda Gonzalez, as she prepares to face Miesha Tate at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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Prior to tonight’s NBC Sports Network broadcast, you can watch six WSOF 13 preliminary-card fights here on MMAjunkie at 6 p.m. ET.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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It came to light on Friday that Nick Diaz was arrested on Sept. 6 under suspicion of driving under the influence. A short time later, it was discovered that it was his second such arrest in the past few months. read news >>

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New information released on UFC welterweight Nick Diaz reveals that the ex-Strikeforce champion had been booked on a previous DUI charge several months ago. Earlier today it was reported that UFC welterweight Nick Diaz was arrested in California on suspicion of DUI on September 6th. Other charges included attempting to destroy evidence after submitting his breathalyzer test, as well as driving on a suspended license. Fox Sports' Marc Raimondi tweeted out more details on the Diaz arrest, and evid read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Prior to today’s UFC Fight Night 51 fighter weigh-ins, you can watch a live video stream of the UFC Fight Club Q&A session with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Bellator President Scott Coker shares his thoughts with Bloody Elbow's John Nash on what transpired last Friday, when Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar engaged in an in-cage brawl after their Nov. 15th fight was officially announced. It's taken a few days to digest the quite surreal scenes from Belator 123 on Friday night, when the cage was turned into near-performance art, featuring Tito Ortitz, Stephan Bonnar, and a masked Justin McCully. The announcement of Ortiz-Bonnar for November 15th was punc read news >>

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Prior to Friday night, the UFC record for fastest back-to-back wins in the post-tournament, Unified Rules era was 14 days. Chris Leben turned the trick in 2010. But Chas Skelly has done Leben one better. Fighting on 13 days' turnaround, the Team Takedown featherweight dominated Sean Soriano at UFC Fight Night 50. Skelly won via unanimous decision at Foxwoods Casino, on across-the-board scores of 30-27. In the opening round, Skelly seemed to spend the entire five minutes working for submissions, read news >>

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