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Heavyweight James Thompson had to pull out of his Bellator 129 fight with Houston Alexander due to an injury, according to Bellator officials. The heavyweight bout was scheduled to be one of the main card bouts for the Oct. 17 show at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bellator is now looking for a late replacement to stand in against the Nebraska native, Alexander. The 35-year old Thompson was looking to extend his unbeaten streak to seven fights against Alexander, and is coming of read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Filipino fighter Mark Eddiva is forced to pull out of his UFC bout against Mike De La Torre due to multiple injuries Mark Eddiva was set to face Mike De La Torre at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Rockhold in Sydney next month, but the Filipino star has now dropped off the card due to lingering injuries. According to a report from MMA-in-Asia.com, the Team Lakay product suffered injuries to his elbow and his throat during training camp, and has been forced to withdraw from the contest. No replaceme read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The 20th season of the UFC's hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, rumbled on Wednesday evening, pitting Team Anthony Pettis' No. 1 seed, Carla Esparza (9-2), against Team Gilbert Melendez's No. 16 seed, Angela Hill (1-0). To this point in the competition, Team Pettis amassed a spotless 3-0 record, as Joanne "JoJo" Calderwood, Jessica Penne and Randa Markos picked up wins earlier in the season. While the momentum sat comfortably in Team Pettis' corner, its top seed strolled into her fight wi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Unexpected UFC bantamweight title challenger Joe Soto discusses the “surreal” experience of going from the prelims to a main event title fight in less than 24 hours. Friday's twist of fate brought with it new fortune for former prelim fighter Joe Soto. Yet to make his official UFC debut, Soto, a former Bellator and Tachi Palace champion, was scheduled to kick start his UFC tenure against Anthony Birchak on the preliminary portion of the UFC 177 fight card. That plan stayed intact until Friday af read news >>

  • a month ago
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From a heartbreaking decision to pull the Struve vs. Mitrione fight to Ronda Rousey's mangled finger, Dana White's UFC 177 video blog is one of the most emotional ever, as we go behind the scenes at UFC 175. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC will today (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) pull the trigger on two separate events in two opposite ends of the world, with "Fight Night" events in Macau, China, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has assembled an ambitious mixed martial arts (MMA) schedule recently, with fight cards nearly every weekend and, in some cases like read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Can Chael Sonnen upset the best grappler in the world? The former UFC title challenger is set to battle two-time jiu-jitsu world champion and two-time ADCC winner Andre Galvao in the main event of Metamoris 4 on Saturday night in Los Angeles, and most people doubt he can survive against that kind of competition. Vinny Magalhaes, a longtime training partner of the "American Gangster", is a believer. "Chael is physically stronger and heavier, and he has great takedowns. If he manages to keep the m read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When we heard that the UFC was working to make Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano a reality, we should have known then that things were changing, perhaps by necessity. Since the beginning of 2014, the pay-per-view numbers that had been so kind to the UFC during the time of Georges St-Pierre and a healthy Anderson Silva have passed. In its place are figures that, while solid, do not exactly speak to the notion that the sport of MMA is setting the world on fire. In fact, UFC 174 posted some of the lowest PP read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It might be time for Wladimir Klitschko to get a restraining order against heavyweight contender Shannon Briggs, who went full WWE on the division champion and forced a pull-apart brawl. Nobody was hurt, thankfully, but the same can't be said for Wladdy's pasta, which was not only eaten by Briggs, but eventually dumped all over the floor. Somewhere in Long Island, Matt Serra weeps. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Brandon Thatch had to pull out of his upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa against Jordan Mein. And just in case anyone was going to doubt his authenticity, the up-and-coming welterweight posted a graphic picture of his injury onto social media. "I'm bummed to say I have to pull out of my fight with Jordan Mein. I compounded fractured my toe yesterday," tweeted Thatch (11-1), who included pictures of the damage in his message. The Denver-based Grudge fighter is 2-0 in the UFC and was an injury read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rich Franklin knows that he needs to pull the trigger soon if he wants one last UFC bout. Rich Franklin is a former UFC middleweight champion and a long-time "at the ready" guy for the promotion. He was willing to bounce between middleweight and light heavyweight and take catchweight bouts against seemingly all comers. He's also been out of competition since his brutal KO loss to Cung Le in November of 2012. Now an executive for Asian MMA promotion ONE FC, Franklin has a fight left on his UFC co read news >>

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