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Between Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort challenging Chris Weidman at UFC 184 for the middleweight title and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's recent thrashing of former top 205-pound contender Alexander Gustafsson, The Blackzilians ought to be feeling good about themselves. The Blackzilians are a unique mixture of former champions and electric up-and-comers. Started by several former members of American Top Team in 2011, The Blackzilians began picking up world-class talent left and right including former UF read news >>

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We're about 18 months into the new era of middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Ever since that historic night inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena at UFC 162, the world has begun familiarizing itself with this new breed. He's the All-American and the best fighter at 185 pounds. Two men have tried to pry the belt from his grasp. Two men have failed. A third man gets his chance at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, but whether Vitor Belfort has what it takes to dethrone the king is anybody's guess. Whether any o read news >>

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With his rise toward the top of the 145-pound division, Conor McGregor has put Irish MMA on the map. McGregor's biggest impact on Irish MMA may not be felt for years, when younger Irish athletes who enter MMA competition hoping to follow in his footsteps make their way up the ladder. That said, McGregor's success has had an immediate effect on Irish MMA as well. Other Irish fighters are beginning to receive much more attention than they had previously, and the number of Irish individuals on the read news >>

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The Brazilian feels wronged about how he's ranked by the organization. Gleison Tibau (16-8) is upset about not being included between the top 15 fighters of Lightweight division, according with the official UFC rankings. With 24 fights in the UFC dating back to November 2006, Janigleison Herculano Alves (his real name) thinks that his history in the organization speaks for itself, and told Globo that he expects to break into his division's rankings as soon as possible. "This year's ranking hasn' read news >>

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Former flyweight title challenger John "The Magician" Dodson has been relegated to the sidelines since his lopsided second-round TKO of John Moraga in June. The 30-year-old re-aggravated a lingering knee issue during his bout with Moraga and underwent surgery a month later to repair his ACL and MCL. Dodson has compiled a 5-1 record in the UFC, including a first-round TKO over current 135-pound champion T.J. Dillashaw that won him The Ultimate Fighter in December 2011. "I'm looking at six to eigh read news >>

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Unbroken. After 22 professional fights—nine of which have come against some of the very best contenders the UFC's light heavyweight division has ever had to offer—Jon Jones has, for all intents and purposes, remained unbroken. But thankfully, for both MMA fans and Jones' legacy, he hasn't gone untested. He's outclassed certain opponents while making few others appear to be near equals. Few people would be able to convincingly argue that Jones is anything but the greatest light heavyweight fighte read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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While fighting fans were mostly tuning in to UFC 182 for the matchup between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, there were plenty of intriguing matchups throughout the evening to keep them entertained. And that meant there were plenty of big winners in the proceedings too. Below, I'll take a look at the five biggest winners from Saturday's event. Spoiler alert: The biggest fight provided the biggest winner. Duh. 5. Shawn Johnson For his first-round knockout of Jared Cannonier, Shawn Johnson took home read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC titleholder Carla Esparza believes she should own the world’s No. 1 strawweight ranking over Jessica Aguilar, despite her head-to-head loss to the WSOF champion. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Rose Namajunas discusses her ranking before the TUF 20 season, her fights, her life in the house, a fan's drawing that inspired her, the loss that changed her career path, and much more. Pat Barry also drops in to say how his prediction came true. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 181 will be looked back upon for a number of high-profile things. Chief among them, though, is the potential for Saturday's event to act as a launching pad for any number of talents who secured memorable wins. The card was downright stacked but somehow managed to exceed expectations. Various fighters made returns from injury or other issues and scored emphatic victories. Younger fighters seized the moment with highlight wins. Much of how this card is viewed down the road will depend on where read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White said that they're making changes to the media panel now that the UFC Rankings will affect how much sponsorship money the fighters will get. One of the details involved on the huge Reebok Uniform deal that the UFC has announced is that the pay scale will vary on different tiers depending on their official rankings. This means that the media panel voting on this ranking system essentially has the power to affect how much the athletes will get paid. These official rankings have been crit read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has officially announced their major partnership with Reebok, including the long rumored UFC uniform. The UFC and Reebok made it official today after months of talk, Reebok will be the official "uniform" of the UFC. During the press conference to announce the deal, Dana White called it the "largest non-broadcast deal we've ever done." He then went on to suggest that every penny from the deal would go to the fighters but also said that apparel with a fighter's name on it would result in t read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC is set for a historic run of top-notch fight cards. Ten events will take us through the end of 2014 and to the beginning of 2015. What are the best fights you'll have to watch? That's what we are here to tell you. The UFC has been criticized as of late for poor events, but that won't be the case over the next three months. They have loaded the next 90 days with a fantastic slate of fights for us all. Exciting stylistic matchups, title tilts and much more help round out the action. This i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC welterweight contender, Tyron Woodley fires back at Lombard after continued attacks on his character. Of the many interesting fights to be made in the UFC's welterweight division, Tyron Woodley vs. Hector Lombard is the one that is already creating buzz, despite the fact that Lombard will be meeting up with Josh Burkman at UFC 182 and Woodley is booked to fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 183. Both men share ties with American Top Team, so when Hector called Tyron out several weeks back and then read news >>

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