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The mixed martial arts (MMA) community is mostly infatuated by the Irishman Conor McGregor, and you can bet MMA fans across the globe were glued to their television sets last Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) as "The Notorious" one put a beating on featherweight veteran Dennis Siver (watch it). Amid the hoopla of fight week, you may have missed UFC brass signing the last man to defeat McGregor, Irishman Joseph Duffy. The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) veteran is 12-1 in his career, boasting 11 read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Hours after Conor McGregor’s win over Dennis Siver, which earned him a shot at UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the UFC has announced the details of Joseph Duffy’s Octagon debut. Duffy, who is the last man to beat McGregor, is set to meet Brazilian lightweight Vagner Rocha at the UFC 185 pay-per-view card in Dallas on March 14. Duffy (12-1), who defeated "The Notorious" by submission in 38 seconds in 2010, returned to competition in 2014 after almost three years away from MMA, scoring back- read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Joseph Duffy finally gets his chance, on MMA’s biggest stage no less, to prove he’s more than just the last man to defeat Conor McGregor. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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SYDNEY – Even those who picked Jake Matthews to beat Vagner Rocha probably didn’t think he’d do it by submission, which is reasonable, considering that no one in MMA had ever done it before.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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As his Friday bout against Jake Matthews approaches, Vagner Rocha chuckles when asked about the size advantage the Aussie powerhouse may have on him come fight night. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC and Bellator slugger Paul Daley was at it again last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) in the main event of BAMMA 16: "Daley vs. Da Rocha" inside the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, United Kingdom. That's where "Semtex" obliterated Marinho Moreira da Rocha with a thunderous body shot, crumpling the Brazilian at the 3:40 mark of round two for his 26th career knockout. Can the British welterweight finally get a pardon from Dana White? Time will tell... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Watch former UFC competitor Paul Daley knock out Marinho Moreira Da Rocha with a liver shot in the main event of BAMMA 16. The main event of BAMMA 16 saw British striker Paul Daley knock out Marinho Moreira da Rocha in the second round via liver shot. The win marked his second consecutive victory and puts him at 35-13-2 overall. Daley has singed with Bellator and is excepted to have his next fight with MMA's No. 2 promotion. Bellator had recently hindted at their interest in scheduling Daley vs. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Paul Daley has a new opponent for his headlining bout at BAMMA 16. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Carlos Eduardo Rocha reportedly has been released by the UFC. The welterweight told Brazilian MMA news outlet Tatame he has been let go by the promotion following back-to-back decision losses. Rocha last fought three weeks ago at UFC on FX 3 in Florida, where he dropped a unanimous decision to Mike Pierce. That was his first fight in 16 months after injury setbacks. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A corrected UFC on FX 3 scoring error has changed Mike Pierce's decision victory over Carlos Eduardo Rocha from a split decision to a unanimous decision. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUp read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SUNRISE, Fla. - Mike Pierce kept the theme from the preliminary card alive - a win is a win. Pierce was able to use the strength of his wrestling game Friday to outwork Carlos Eduardo Rocha, staying away from the dangerous Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt's submission attempts en route to an odd split decision win with scores of 27-30, 30-27, 30-27. After one scoring error earlier on the card, eyebrows raised when the score was read, as it appeared that Pierce had done enough to cruise throu read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Mike Pierce introduced Carlos Eduardo Rocha to a perfectly executed game plan, and it was not a pleasant experience for the 30-year-old Brazilian. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the studio Mike Pierce, who meets Carlos Eduardo Rocha in June at UFC on FX 3. We also catch up with UFC veteran Diego Sanchez, who's regrouping after a recent "Fight of the Night" loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC on FUEL TV 1. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Listen to and watch a video stream of the two-hour show at www.mmajunkie.com/radio. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The first fights for the as of yet unannounced UFC on FX 3 card are starting to trickle out with two bouts confirmed for the show. read news >>

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