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  • 16 days ago
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If the success of Eddie Bravo over Royler Gracie and Josh Barnett over Dean Lister at Metamoris have taught us anything, it's not that jiu-jitsu is a weak or overrated art. It's that, like all forms of grappling, it has its own seat of weaknesses. In a pure jiu-jitsu competition, particularly in the gi, such foibles aren't readily apparent. But tinker with the rules, expand the margins of what's allowed and alternative forms of grappling (or uncommon ideas even within jiu-jitsu) begin to demonst read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Ireland, England, Japan, China, New Zealand, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Australia and now Mexico. For the first time in 288 events, the UFC will finally make its way south of the border for UFC 180. Realizing what kind of a market awaits them, Dana White and friends are making sure to pull out all the stops to ensure they make their November trip a fruitful one. White told the media in Mexico City: It's huge, obviously for us, but als read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Mixed martial arts fans collectively cheered on Saturday when UFC president Dana White yanked Howard Hughes as a judge, but they should be wary of such a power play. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Invisibility will always remain a superpower most of us dream of acquiring. As a kid, I remember pulling a blanket over my head and walking around my house pretending to be unseen. I would creep up on my mom, peer around the corner at my dad or run around like a banshee with wings. But as magnificent and pure as that was, being invisible in today's world doesn't necessarily equate to immediate awesomeness. From coffee lines to UFC supremacy, we are often better seen for what we are—no false repr read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chad Mendes discusses Jose Aldo pulling out of UFC 176 and where he goes from here. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight contender Jon Fitch blasts champion Rousimar Palhares for pulling out of their scheduled WSOF 11 title fight during a press conference on Friday. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"DC," unsurprisingly, is pulling for his good friend to triumph over former UFC light heavyweight champion, Quinton Jackson, when they collide in the main event of this weekend's (May 17, 2014) Bellator 120 pay-per-view (PPV) event. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Daniel Cormier posted this encouraging message for Muhammed Lawal on his Instagram ahead of "King Mo's" main event fight against Quinton Jackson at this weekend's (May 17, 2014) Bellator 120 pay-per-view (PPV) ev read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Duane Ludwig is pulling up stakes after a little over a year at Team Alpha Male. 2013 was a big year for Team Alpha Male. Their fighters went 13-0 through September of last year, right up until Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez, and TJ Dillashaw ran into divisional roadblocks. Dillashaw dropped a bout to Raphael Assuncao to put his title hopes on temporary hold. He rebounded quickly with a win over Mike Easton. For Benavidez and Faber, the bumps were a little more severe. Both men dropped stoppage read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC 171 main event could have been waved off before it even commenced... Talk about a close call. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks confirmed today that he almost pulled out of his UFC 171 welterweight championship fight against Robbie Lawler on March 15, 2014, in Dallas, Texas, because he injured his elbow in training. A week before the fight. "Bigg Rigg" was asked about a possible bum shoulder during The MMA Hour, after hearing Hendricks speak about it read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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LONDON – Ross Pearson wasn’t supposed to be here this week standing idly by doing meet-and-greets with fans and holding a microphone for Q&A sessions.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Melvin Guillard, Ross Pearson, UFC Fight Night 37 read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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MONTREAL – UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is pulling out all the stops ahead of UFC 167, and that includes bringing in a fighter with a special type of insight on his opponent, Johny Hendricks. Filed under: Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Georges St-Pierre, (...) read news >>

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