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Their first encounter was one for the ages: Brandon Rios waged a memorable war and took out Mike Alvarado in the seventh round. The rematch was exciting, but Alvarado used much better boxing to win the decision. The rubber match? It had nothing from either bout. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Put that rubber match on hold. It looks like Johny Hendricks won't complete that trilogy with Robbie Lawler after all—at least not right away. Instead, Hendricks will face fellow slugger Matt Brown this March at UFC 185. That's according to UFC officials, who confirmed the bout Tuesday evening in a report to Damon Martin of Fox Sports. Fox serves as the broadcast home for many UFC events. The bout was also announced on Twitter by UFC PR honcho Dave Sholler: Breaking News: @WonderboyMMA vs. @RUKU read news >>

  • a month ago
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Good things may come to those who wait, but the UFC certainly likes to hurry along its trilogies lately. Indeed, UFC president Dana White announced that MMA veteran Robbie Lawler will defend his welterweight belt against now-former champion Johny Hendricks. The news was announced at the UFC 182 media scrum by White, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN. Hendricks and Lawler faced off twice in 2014, and both fights were utter nail-biters. Their first match occurred at UFC 171 in order to fill the vacant wel read news >>

  • a month ago
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Commissions aren't ready to rubber stamp a license for CM Punk to fight in the UFC, he'll have to be matched up in a way that they agree with. Phil Brooks, better known to the world as CM Punk, is a bit of an experimental signing for the UFC. The former WWE superstar was announced as a big splash signing for the promotion during this past weekend's UFC 181 broadcast. Brooks has never fought mixed martial arts at any level, but does have some jiu jitsu training in his background. That lack of exp read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Royce Gracie's fighting days are long behind him, but the jiu-jitsu specialist says he wouldn't hesitate to sock Eddie Bravo in the schnauzer if they ever found themselves pitted against one another in some sort of fighting competition. Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo were involved in a minor backstage altercation following Bravo's 20-minute grappling battle against Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3 back in March. According to Eddie, Royce confronted him backstage about his history of trash-talking the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Royce Gracie and Eddie Bravo had an altercation earlier this year, moments after Bravo's Metamoris 3 match against Royler Gracie. Seven months later, the heat is still there. Royce Gracie, who hasn’t competed under grappling rules since a submission loss to Wallid Ismail in 1998, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he wouldn’t put the gi on to face Bravo in a grappling match, but doesn’t rule out competing against him in a MMA bout. "I haven’t got any offers, but I don’t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mir said that he would like to "welcome" Lesnar back to the octagon and confessed that he felt bad about breaking Nogueira's arm. Aside from a possible third fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Frank Mir eyes a potential trilogy fight with Brock Lesnar, who, once again, is speculated to return to the octagon. Both of the former Heavyweight champions have one win against each other and they could settle their score in a third fight. In an interview to Combate.com, Mir praised "Minotauro" and off read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Frank Mir suggested that he would fight Big Nog for the third time but it depends on the approval of the UFC. Former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir has accepted a challenge to conclude his trilogy with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who wants one more fight against his long time rival for before retirement. Coming off four straight losses, Mir told Globo.com that with two wins against "Minotauro" and the likelihood that the fight will be in Brazil aren't issues for him but the UFC would still nee read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Kid Nate addresses the tedious ugliness of domestic violence, rubber necking, victim blaming, slut shaming, lying perpetrators, enablers and lynch mobs. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The TUF 19 Finale gate and attendance numbers for the rubber match between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, the second of back-to-back nights in the same venue for the UFC. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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MMAmania.com spoke to Joe Schilling's manager Mike Kogan, who revealed he would like to see a new deal for his fighter, especially if there is going to be a third fight made with new GLORY middleweight champion Artem Levin. Now that the dust has settled from GLORY: "Last Man Standing" (results here), the talk of future match ups in the deepest division in the kickboxing promotion have begun. Who will the king of the middleweight jungle and new GLORY middleweight champion, Artem Levin, defend his read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez sent out a tweet hinting that Michael Chandler is his next opponent, not interim champ Will Brooks. After Will Brooks shocked Michael Chandler to capture the Bellator interim lightweight champion in last month's PPV, Eddie Alvarez, whose concussion necessitated the fight, supposedly had the option of either fighting Chandler one more time or unifying the belts, as is the logical thing to do when you create an interim belt. Earlier today, Alvarez sent o read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Josh Burkman has withdrawn from his WSOF 11 co-main event bout against Jon Fitch due to an elbow injury. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Rubber match! Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch will complete their trilogy when they lock horns under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) banner on NBC Sports on July 5, 2014, at a venue to be named. Not like the promotion had much choice. Fitch (25-6) was originally paired off against Rousimar Palhares; however, "Toquinho" opted to return to Brazil to care for his ailing mother and took his 170-pound title with him. That's when Jake Shields st read news >>

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