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UFC Fight Night 61 could be recapped with one word: upsets. According to the final odds posted by Odds Shark, nine straight winners were considered underdogs when the final odds posted. Of course that meant Frank Mir had his hand raised in the final match of the evening. Despite four straight losses, a layoff that lasted more than a year and the disadvantage of fighting a Brazilian in Brazil, the 35-year-old came through with a big knockout victory. Considering his current place in the heavyweig read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Benson "Smooth" Henderson has stepped up to take on Brandon "Rukus" Thatch in the main event at UFC Fight Night Colorado on Saturday night. That intriguing battle will serve as Henderson's first bout at 170 pounds. The former lightweight champion has been one of the most dependable fighters in the UFC. He stepped up on short notice after Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson had to bow out due to injury. This is a tall task for Henderson considering Thatch is 6'2" and Smooth is only 5'9". This is one hec read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Everyone is expecting an absolute slugfest in the main event at Bellator 133 in Fresno, California. Melvin Manhoef and former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will do battle. Before those two square off, there's a bevy of preliminary bouts and three intriguing main card bouts on tap. Here's a look at the results as they happen in Fresno. Just beneath the table is a breakdown of the main card scraps. Honeycutt Dominates MacFarlane Every wrestler is not created equal. Both Chris Honeycutt read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Unfortunately for kickboxing diehards, there was no epic finish to the hotly anticipated Rico Verhoeven-Errol Zimmerman trilogy at Glory 19 on Friday night. The heavyweights earned the main event on a stacked fight card after splitting their first two bouts. Medical staff called off the bout in the second round after Zimmerman suffered a right knee injury on a spinning back kick, with Verhoeven earning the victory and retaining his heavyweight championship belt in front of a packed Hampton Colis read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC 183 was headlined by a matchup that could best be described as unusual. The rest of the card followed suit. Sure, some fights went to plan. Al Iaquinta's boxing was expected to best Joe Lauzon on the feet. The 27-year-old chalked up his third consecutive TKO victory. But there was plenty of strange to go around in the MGM Grand. For starters, Thiago Alves turned back the clock and scored a thrilling TKO victory over the younger Jordan Mein. Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum—one of the most e read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The action in the main card of UFC 183 was more hit than miss. Most of the fights were excellent, but some were not. The main event delivered from a dramatic and historic standpoint. Seeing Anderson "The Spider" Silva back in The Octagon and victorious was great for UFC fans, but truth be told, neither he nor Nick Diaz looked at the top of his game. Silva ate far more strikes than what we've become accustomed to seeing in his fights, though none of them seemed to hurt him, and his movements seem read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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It appears that Silva is up on the scorecards heading into the fifth and final. Diaz has turned up the trash talk, sticks out his chin and baits Silva to come in and fight. Silva circles and finally obliges as the pair exchange wild shots that miss. Silva continues to dance and Diaz bears down and gives chase. Diaz lines him up and lands a nice left, while Silva misses with a big kick. Straight right from Diaz misses as Silva uncorks a sidekick to the thigh. Diaz unloads a combination, but Silva read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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As the world awaits the return of Anderson "The Spider" Silva to the Octagon in the main event against Nick Diaz, the UFC 183 preliminary bouts and main card scraps are providing a solid lead off to the featured fight. I'll be updating the results as they happen, so check back for the most updated results. Check out the results table below and a breakdown of the fights as they conclude. UFC Fight Pass Prelims Illness Forces Jimy Hettes out of Prelim Bout On Friday, two fighters had weight issues read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson shocked the world...well at least all of Sweden. Early Sunday morning in Stockholm, Johnson stopped hometown favorite and the No. 1 contender in the light heavyweight division, Alexander Gustafsson, in the very first round. Per Odds Shark, Gustafsson was a minus-242 favorite to win, but Rumble doesn't care much about odds. He put pressure on Gustafsson from the opening of the fight. Rumble shook off an accidental eye poke and decimated the Swede with a destructive right read news >>

  • a month ago
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What a short, strange trip it's been. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Boston last Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015) for UFC Fight Night 59, which took place inside the TD Garden and aired on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. But it was not without its share of controversy (full results here). As is becoming the norm these days, a handful of fights went to the judges scorecards and left many mixed martial arts (MMA) fans scratching their heads. For this edition of WTF?, we have the "Pr read news >>

  • a month ago
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"The Notorious" Conor McGregor is dynamic. On Sunday night in front of an adoring Boston crowd at TD Gardens, he showed us for the 17th time. McGregor walked through Dennis Siver, stopping him in the second round in another dominant striking performance. McGregor's punches and kicks seemed to find their mark with ease. His length and speed had Siver backpedaling from the very beginning of the bout. The end came when McGregor landed a crunching straight left hand on the already bloodied face of h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the official score cards from the two contested decisions on the UFC: Boston card. There were two contested decision at the UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver card, in the closely co-main event bout between Donald Cerrone and Ben Henderson, along with the indefensible scores on the Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer bout. Here's how the judges officially scored the bouts: As seen from the photos above, judges Doug Crosby and Sal D'Amato both scored the first two rounds for Donald Cerrone read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a thrilling, foul-filled bout, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio "Pitbull" Freire pulled out a submission victory in the waning seconds of the fourth round against Daniel Straus on Friday night. Straus was out-striking the champion through the entire fight and had knocked Freire down with a hard right hand earlier in the fourth round. A shot to the cup from Freire seemed to break Straus' rhythm. The challenger took an extended break and tried to get referee John McCarthy to take a poin read news >>

  • a month ago
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Looking for a bone-crunching knockout that will end up in endless GIFs and Vines over the next few days? UFC 182 wasn't for you. The five fights on Saturday night's main card featured exactly zero knockouts, with each fight going to the judges' scorecards. For the most part, the results were self-explanatory. Donald Cerrone and Brad Tavares each earned clean 30-27 sweeps in wins over Myles Jury and Nate Marquardt, respectively, while Kyoji Horiguchi and Hector Lombard each only dropped a round o read news >>

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