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Anyone following the sport of mixed martial arts knows that I’ve interviewed Frankie “The Answer” Edgar more than any other fighter on the UFC’s roster over the past several years. read news >>

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Nate Diaz’s manager Mike Kogan explains why Bellator 131 “blew away” his expectations. read news >>

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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 >>

  • 9 days ago
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Stephan Bonnar says that Tito Ortiz did not plant any secret agents in his camp, and it doesn't matter if they did. Stephan Bonnar isn't buying Tito Ortiz's claim that he planted a spy deep within Stephan Bonnar's camp. Ortiz claimed that Paul Herrera, Ortiz's old wrestling coach who is working with Bonnar for the fight, is actually serving as an Ortiz spy and feeding Tito information about Bonnar's camp. Bonnar addressed the situation in a recent interview (which you can watch above). MMA Fight read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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As Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar get set to settle their differences at Bellator 131 on Nov. 15, 2014 at the View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif., the animosity between the two is at an all-time high. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweights were involved in a minor scuffle (see it) inside the Bellator cage a few months back after Bonnar insulted Ortiz and his fans. Add that to the previous insults "American Psycho" aimed at Ortiz's family, and that's a sure-fire rec read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in mixed martial arts (MMA) -- it's a fact -- to the point where she transcends combat sports. That may explain why "Rowdy" is showing up in places like this. And this. Well, we can add another accolade to her growing list of accomplishments, as the Olympic medalist-turned-undefeated butt kicker was recently named to the "Twitter 100" by Sports Illustrated; meaning, if you have to follow 100 pe read news >>

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Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil and his current condition is unknown. Once considered among the sport's elite, Paulo Filho has fallen on tough times as of late. The former WEC champ has only won 1 out of his last 7 bout amidst personal problems and substance abuse. His troubles hasn't stopped there as this past Tuesday, the 36-year-old was shot in the leg and ended up in surgery. MMA Fighting has it: The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz swears his upcoming grudge match with Stephan Bonnar is unlike any other he's encountered in his 29-fight career due to the utter disdain he has for The American Psycho. In a brief video interview with MMA Junkie, the self-proclaimed People's Champion slammed Bonnar, a fellow UFC Hall of Famer, saying he's done nothing for the sport of mixed martial arts: “I take it very personally, and I can’t just let it slide by. This guy wants to come out of retirement and fight read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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SAN DIEGO - LeBron James is an extraordinary talent, but he didn't invent basketball. Likewise with Tom Brady in football and Sidney Crosby in hockey. Royce Gracie, however, has a stature in his sport that few athletes will ever experience in their lifetimes. Not only was Gracie his chosen field's greatest competitor during his prime, but his prime actually help create the sport which developed in his wake. In retirement, the 47-year old-resident of Torrance, Calif., watches mixed martial arts' read news >>

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Cover this sport long enough and you will find that the rarest mix an athlete can have is to be compelling inside and outside the Octagon. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Like in any sport, mixed martial arts' progression is fueled by a regular injection of young talent. While the UFC's mainstream popularity is established by the promotion's lionized champions, its heartbeat is stabilized by the annual inflow of promising prospects. From brawlers in their mid-20s to international dynamos, potential is demonstrated each and every time one of these organizational newcomers enter the cage. But some possess the tools and talent to surpass the rest. Their promise and read news >>

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