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  • 24 days ago
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Following his shock KO over Ben Henderson, Rafael dos Anjos can now call himself one of the top 3 contenders at lightweight. It was a good weekend to be Brazilian, as Rafael dos Anjos, Thales Leites, and Wilson Reis all came away with wins at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa. Dos Anjos and Leites were the biggest movers in this week's rankings update, with the lightweight moving into the top 3 and Leites crawling closer towards top 10 territory. The pound-for-pound rankings changed up a bit following th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Can Fabricio Werdum shock the world once again and dethrone Cain Velasquez at UFC 180? Junior dos Santos thinks so. A former UFC heavyweight champion and the only man to knock both Werdum and Velasquez out inside the Octagon, "Cigano" wasn’t a believer in "Vai Cavalo", but his last performance against Travis Browne changed his mind. "Werdum’s last performance was impressive," dos Santos told MMAFighting.com. "I’ve never seen him fight so well like he did against Browne. He got a big win and earn read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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T.J. Dillashaw made good on his promise to shock the world like Chris Weidman did against Anderson Silva by defeating Renan Barao, and, like Weidman, he’ll have to do it all over again at UFC 177. MMA journalist Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight that the UFC was close to booking a bantamweight championship rematch between Dillashaw and Barao. The bout would likely take place on the August 30 fight card in Sacramento. Dillashaw, who entered the first bout as an 8-to-1 u read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Given the fact Chael Sonnen had just failed a drug test administered two weeks earlier, it was hardly a surprise he would also fail a second random test. But the presence of HGH and EPO, two very difficult to detect compounds, which no MMA fighter had ever tested positive for, raises troubling questions and no easy answers. When the news broke Saturday of Chael Sonnen failing another drug test, this one administered on June 5, I was shocked, and it is likely many in the MMA community were stunne read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In big news from the Muay Thai world, Phetavee Sor Kittichai pulls off the unthinkable and all the results and action from the 11th June Rajadamnern super show in Bangkok. Two of Muay Thai's powerhouse companies fielded their strongest sides yesterday (June 11th, 2014) as Petchvisit and Wanmitchai Promotions co-promoted a super card at Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok, one of the Mecca's for hard core Muay Thai fans. Not only was this a stacked card of talent, there were huge repercussions, as a new read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BERLIN – It may not come as a terrible shock that UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi isn’t batting an eye over his next opponent’s promise to exploit his supposed weakness.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Rafael Silva got a little surprise on Saturday when he found out he was fighting for an interim Bellator title against Joe Warren. Now he plans to shock the promotion with an upset win. Filed under: Bellator, News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Bellator 118, Rafael Silva read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Nova Uniao and Team Alpha Male rivalry continues, as T.J. Dillashaw shared some thoughts on The MMA Hour concerning his bantamweight championship match up against Renan Barao at UFC 173. Welcome to the big leagues, buddy. One of Team Alpha Male's brightest prospects and most promising stars in the sport, T.J. Dillashaw, will step in for Raphael Assuncao (and Chris Weidman, too) when he faces Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship at UFC 173. "The Viper" gets the title shot directly af read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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DALLAS – The look of shock on Johny Hendricks’ face after his controversial loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167 was clear. But after the initial disbelief subsided, an entirely new emotion overtook the welterweight contender.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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Maybe it was the shock to the system of a major road trip that contributed to the only loss of Fabricio Guerreiro's career that he doesn't consider a fluke. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Caros Fodor is of the opinion his UFC release earlier this year came prematurely, but with his ONE FC debut against Seung Ho Yang just days away, the fighter isn't one to dwell on the past. read news >>

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