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  • 13 days ago
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In a sport where adversity is a built-in requirement, fighters are equipped to travel a path filled with obstacles and challenges. With every step taken up the ladder toward the end goal of becoming... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Top 10 ranked featherweight and former UFC title challenger Chan Sung Jung won't be competing in the sport any time soon. Big news has come in today that directly affects the top 10 of the UFC's featherweight division. Chan Sung Jung, who has not fought since August 2013, will not be competing in MMA again for another two years. 'The Korean Zombie', who is a native of South Korea, is going to fulfill his mandatory military service that is required for all adult male citizens in the Asian nation. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chan Sung Jung, the UFC featherweight fan-favorite affectionately nicknamed "The Korean Zombie," is expected to be sidelined from mixed martial arts for the next two years to fulfill his mandatory military service required of male South Korea citizens, Jung's manager Brian Rhee revealed to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. "He feels bad for his fans and thankful to the UFC, Dana and the Ferttitas for letting him be a professional fighter," Rhee said. "He's going to rehab, train and comeback stron read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If kissing Dana White’s backside is a requirement, Ben Askren would rather not sit at the cool kids’ table. As a former Olympian, two-time NCAA Division I wrestling champion, undefeated MMA fighter and a multiple world champion, Askren is everything you’d expect from a consummate professional and an overachiever. One look at his résumé alone should be more than enough to send the UFC hurrying to his doorstep. But oddly enough the invitation to compete among the best in the world in the MMA mecca read news >>

  • a year ago
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If you haven't done some Brazilian jiu-jitsu or a form of grappling, UFC President Dana White doesn't find you qualified to officiate in MMA. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dave Herman, who tested positive for marijuana following UFC 153, was handed down his suspension on Thursday, which includes a stint in rehab. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Whether or not Eddie Alvarez leaves Bellator for greener pastures, he'll fight for the promotion at least one more time. Bellator chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio he's currently working on the standout lightweight's next fight booking. And while Rebney hopes a new deal can be reached, he won't budge for Alvarez - or any other fighter - on his requirement that only tournament winners get title shots. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Alistair Overeem today flew to the U.K. to fulfill the first requirement of his conditional license to fight Brock Lesnar. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer told MMAjunkie.com that the results of that test are expected next Tuesday, Dec. 20, or 10 days before he meets Lesnar in the main event of UFC 141, which takes place Dec. 30 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Kizer said he expects Overeem to return to Las Vegas around the time the first test re read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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In mixed martial arts, it's almost a job requirement for fighters to spend countless hours away from their families, and in some cases depart their homes in order to seek the proper instruction needed to be successful. But Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Jorge Gurgel and his wife Zoila no longer have to seek out guidance, as they now have each other. Earlier this year, the pair exchanged vows in a private ceremony, and Jorge recently told MMAjunkie.com he's happier than ever. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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You'd think it would be a job requirement for Cain Velasquez to say he's the best heavyweight mixed martial artist in the world. After all, he fights for the UFC, the world's biggest and most popular MMA promotion. You'd expect him to say he'd wipe the floor with the heavyweights of rival promotions such as Strikeforce, and that there's no comparison in the level of talent. But as he told MMAjunkie.com Radio, he can't. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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As the UFC embarks on its second trip to Texas this weekend for UFC 103, the promotion is headed to a state woefully behind the times when it comes to drug testing fighters. read news >>


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