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  • 24 days ago
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Bloody Elbow covers the world of California-based Xplode Fight Series, a pro-am promotion that has seen several of its fighters signed to UFC and Bellator. If you've been a follower of Zane Simon's excellent "Welcome to the UFC" series, you'll find that the UFC brass has been ultra-busy signing new fighters to their massive roster (which is now nearer to 500 fighters than 400) as they look to fill up all of the 50+ events they're trying to run this year. Earlier this week the UFC announced the a read news >>

  • a month ago
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There was a huge question with the promotion of the Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar fight, and the answer to it was coming on Tuesday.What gets people to watch fights on television? Both were heavily criticized for an in-ring confrontation that with a pull-apart chaotic brawl and a masked man reveal that looked right out of pro wrestling on Sept. 5. Shoulder programming continued in that direction, with a hype special of the two men together trading insults in an empty gym where Bonnar was clearly read news >>

  • a month ago
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Although their records might not always show it, Jorge Oliveira said he’s faced some seriously tough opponents during his undefeated early career. The reason, he said, is simple.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Christian Holley has one of the best records in the lightweight division, but the 10-0 Englishman is not a big name yet. He plans to change that by beating Roger Huerta. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Fact: Anderson Silva holds UFC records for consecutive wins (16) and consecutive title defenses (10). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & InfoRead more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Before a Florida bill dropped that disallows access to these records, John S. Nash was able to procure various revenue details and payout records from every major MMA promotion that hosted shows in the state for the past few years. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the first day that the provisions in Florida bill HB 775 took effect. (A summary of HB 775 can be found here.) If you had read an earlier post I did on the contents of the bill, when it was known as HB 808, and Zuffa's lobbying efforts to s read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson records his first KO finish in the Octagon when he stops Joseph Benavidez to retain his title in December of 2013. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic traveled to another continent and scored a knockout of Fabio Maldonado in the shortest fight of his UFC career. Here are 34 other facts about the TUF Brazil 3 Finale.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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It appears the UFC is trying to avoid future surprises with fighters’ pasts. A new questionnaire asks UFC contractees to release personal information for background checks, according to a copy of the document obtained by MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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New UFC signing Dashon Johnson may be 9-0, but all of his wins have come against embarrassingly low-quality opposition in a promotion that seems to have an endless supply of them. If you've been a follower of Zane Simon's excellent "Welcome to the UFC" series, you'll find that the UFC brass has been ultra-busy signing new fighters to their massive roster (which is now nearer to 500 fighters than 400) as they look to fill up all of the 50+ events they're trying to run this year. Earlier this week read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Dustin Poirier may hold several UFC featherweight records to his name, but the 25-year-old believes he still has plenty of work to do before reaching his prime.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Dustin Poirier read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A pair of welterweights put perfect records on the line as Ryan LaFlare will meet Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson at the UFC’s “Fight Night” card in Dublin this July. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Gunnar Nelson, Ryan LaFlare, UFC Fight Night (...) read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Jon Jones dominated Glover Teixeira on Saturday night for his 14th win in the UFC’s light heavyweight division, a new record. Get dozens of post-fight facts for UFC 172 inside. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Andre Fili, Anthony Johnson, Bethe Correia, (...) read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Two men are very close to tying UFC records, men who have combined to go 17-2-1 inside cages constructed by Zuffa's roadies. Overwrought statements of promotion notwithstanding, there are kernels of truth in the hard sell Dana White has been doing for months now: bantamweight champion Renan Barao and flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson are bad dudes, and they've been laying considerable beatings on opposition for quite a while. A win by either or by both the next time out, and they'll tie MMA read news >>

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