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LOS ANGELES -- Jake Ellenberger talks about his UFC 184 fight against Josh Koscheck, his last loss, the state of his career, the mental side of the game, and much more. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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More than a few dramatic promises were made on Wednesday in Las Vegas. If they all come true, the date will go down as the biggest leap forward to clean up mixed martial arts in the sport's history. At a special press conference to discuss the rash of recent PED failures in the UFC, promotion officials outlined a drastic new drug testing program that, when implemented on July 1, will see all 500+ fighters on the roster subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition drug testing, along with read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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The Brazilian plans to take his upcoming opponent down and potentially use Killa B's long legs against him for a submission. Erick Silva has his strategy set for his next bout inside the Octagon against Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare, on March 21. At a UFC media day promoted on Tuesday at Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, the 30-year old Brazilian welterweight told local journalists that he's looking to fight on the ground and finish his opponent with a submission. "Saunder read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Gulp. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is hoping to send women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey into the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event opposite undefeated division No. 1 contender Cat Zingano later this month (Feb. 28, 2015) in Los Angeles, California. They just have to pass their random drug tests and unlike this debacle, results are expected before they fight. A few weeks back, it would have seemed like a mere formality, but the way mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters are pissing read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The undefeated wrestler says that he isn't scared by his opponent's grappling credentials. Ryan LaFlare ensures that he won't be afraid of Demian Maia's ground game when they meet on March 21, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare. Interviewed by Brazilian media at Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, the undefeated Welterweight promised to use his wrestling background to beat the Jiu-Jitsu specialist, just like he has been doing in his entire career. "I feel comfortable on the read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier stood backstage, moments away from making the most important walk of his athletic career. He'd trained for this moment since the day his local high school wrestling coach pulled him off the street and tossed him into a wrestling room, where his life would change forever. Through all of the heartbreak, through the failed attempts at winning Olympic gold, Cormier had just one thing on his mind: being the best in the world. He had never reached his goal in wrestling. He w read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Gabriel Checco didn’t know what it felt like to lose, but Jake Collier introduced him to the experience this past October. Now “Zangief” is reinventing himself to make sure it never happens again.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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STOCKHOLM -- Gegard Mousasi talks about his UFC on FOX 14 fight against Dan Henderson, what went wrong in his last fight, his time training with Dan Henderson, what's at stake in this fight, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jake Shields submits Brian Foster in the opening round to set up a title fight against Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields went five years between submission wins before joining the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) family, all the way up until he submitted Ryan Ford by rear-naked choke in his debut with the promotion at WSOF 14. At WSOF 17, he did it again. Shields made short work of Brian Foster in the main event on Saturday evening (Jan. 17, 2015), at the Axis Theater inside the Planet Hollywood Re read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – Dennis Siver has been noticeably absent from the UFC’s promotional materials for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 headliner, but company officials insist that will change in the days leading up to the event.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing. The program came under fire when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Because Jones tested positive early in December rather than close to the actual fight, the test result was considered "out of competition" rather than "i read news >>

  • a month ago
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If former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is thinking about making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) in the second half of 2015, he had better think again. Or face the wrath of Brendan Schaub. "Doing fake wrestling is not the same as being in the UFC," the struggling Schaub told The Jason Ellis Show (via MMA Digest). "You're playing grab ass, you know if you're gonna win or lose. Yeah, it's hard on your body, great. He hasn't been competing and trainin read news >>

  • a month ago
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Multiple providers (UFC.TV, Direct TV, Time Warner) acknowledge a price hike for 2015 UFC pay-per-view events, despite earlier promises by organization president, Dana White, who once vowed they would never raise PPV prices. It's no secret that UFC pay-per-view buy rates are down. A cursory look at any of their numbers from 2014 will show that. We even saw events that barely cracked the 100,000 buy mark, and some say those numbers were generous towards the promotion. It's certainly a good thing read news >>

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