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Melvin Manhoef took just 85 seconds to win his Bellator debut, knocking out Doug Marshall in the first round of their main event at Bellator 125 in Fresno, Calif. read news >>

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For some people, 15 seconds can make a big difference. That will be the case for Al Iaquinta – though he’ll just be a footnote as far as those 15 seconds are concerned. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Unlike most of the women in the UFC, Jessica Andrade is in no hurry to make her way into a title fight against UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Riding a two-fight winning streak heading into a clash with undefeated prospect Larissa Pacheco at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, on Saturday night, "Bate Estaca" doesn’t see herself calling out the champion anytime soon. "I’m still pretty raw in MMA," Andrade told MMAFighting.com. "I have so much to learn. If someone read news >>

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That was quick. Derrick Lewis, a relative unknown despite two first round knockout finishes in his first two fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner, called out Matt Mitrione, a fairly well-known brawler with, arguably, a questionable chin, after his last win. His wish was granted in the form of a main card showcase heavyweight battle at tonight's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014, UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" event in Ledyard, Connecticut. It didn't end well for him. That's read news >>

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Hermes Franca got destroyed after competing in MMA for the first time since being deported back to Brazil After three years away, Hermes Franca stepped back in the cage this past week and it ended up badly for the 40-year-old fighter. Competing at Extreme Fighter: Nordeste in Brazil, Franca took on a fighter 15 years his junior in Marcio Breno Braga (10-2) and got knocked out in just 34 seconds. This was Franca's first bout since being deported back to Brazil after serving time for sexual abuse read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight number one contender, Hermes Franca, made his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) last week (Aug. 28, 2014) after doing time (and getting deported) for sexually abusing an underage girl. His comeback (via MMA Fighting) lasted all of 34 seconds, as he was popped and dropped by Breno Braga at Extreme Fighter Nordeste’s in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. Franca, now 40, falls to 22-13 (1 NC) with the defeat. read news >>

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Herbert Burns’ MMA career had lasted all of 25 seconds before he found it virtually impossible to find a willing opponent.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands? Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July when he used his MMA training to fight off a group of would-be robbers visiting his Houston convenience store. On Saturday, Dissanayake brandished his skills against a more worthy opponent, though this one didn't fare much better than the last ones. The native Sri Lankan knocked out Jaime Garcia with punches after a mer read news >>

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Christine Stanley took a page out of UFC middleweight Uriah Hall's book over the weekend by rendering her opponent unconscious with a devastating spinning hook kick just five seconds into the first round. In a weekend dominated by back-to-back UFC events, the Team Hurricane Awesome flyweight exploded into the spotlight on Saturday night after recording one of the best knockouts of the year at Xplode Fight Series: Tidal Wave. Stanley, a teammate of top UFC bantamweight contender Liz Carmouche, kn read news >>

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Miss any of Titan Fighting Championships over this MMA-stuffed weekend? Here's a quick look back at Friday night's card from Fayetteville, NC. Aside from the two UFC events that took up nearly all of Saturday, there was plenty of other notable MMA action over the weekend, starting with Friday night's Titan FC 29 in North Carolina. Featured in the main event were lightweights Mike Ricci and George Sotiropoulos, both dumped by the UFC, with the Canadian Ricci more likely to potentially manage a wa read news >>

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Welterweights Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle met in the co-main event of the UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa. Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle added to the impressive stoppages on the Tulsa fight card with a quick knockout courtesy of the Canadian. The Lethbridge-native quickly took to the center of the cage and began to target Pyle's lead leg before swarming his opponent with a couple of strong shots him to the ground. A few more punishing blows and referee Dan Mirgliotta decided to call an end to the fight read news >>

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