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  • 4 days ago
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Fighters differ in various ways. From natural size to evolved talent, aggressiveness to calculated precision, no two fighters are the same. That's what makes mixed martial arts such an enticing sport—one that envelops such a wide range of knockout artists, submission experts and bona fide assassins. But when it comes down to strictly entertaining the masses, some fighters are just more pleasing to watch than others. Chalk it up to their personalities, in-cage persona or late-round explosions, th read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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When it came to size and skill, the early UFC didn't care! Vote in the OSMMA Review Awards to decide which mismatched opponents were your favorite! The old school days of the early UFC gave us the gift of no weight classes. This meant that a giant sumo could fight a tiny karate fighter (and hey, that did happen). Combined with little care for skill level, you could have a person that has been fighting professionally for years taking on a guy that just stepped out of the gym for the first day, or read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The size difference is pretty damn significant. So significant that it prompted Alexander Gustafsson to say "whoa." read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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AUSTIN, Texas – How will tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57 main event play out? Let headliners Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson break it down for you.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Nate Diaz and former light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen are as curious about UFC 183's main event as anyone else. Set to mark the returns of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight contender Nick Diaz, the 185 pound bout poses more than a few intriguing questions. Appearing this week on Sonnen's podcast, Nate Diaz seems least of all worried about his older brother being undersized. "Nick's a good size," said Diaz. "Anderson Silva fought Ryo Chonan, Jere read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 178 isn't big on size, but it should more than make up for that with excitement. Headlined by a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, the lighter weight classes are set to take center stage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night. With the long-awaited debut of Eddie Alvarez and the return of former UFC champion Dominick Cruz also on tap, the card is chock full of intrigue. Here's a look at how and when to catch all the action, along with predictions for read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC doesn't proactively tell fighters what size cage they'll be fighting in, leading to many athletes not knowing what size cage they'll compete in until event night. One of the new talking points heading into UFC events is the size of the Octagon. There is the traditional "large cage" which has been the standard for major UFC events and the smaller cage which used to only be used for rare events such as Ultimate Fighter finales. With the new expanded schedule from the UFC, they find themsel read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The moment UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell set foot inside the cage in Connecticut earlier this month, he knew something was different.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Gleison Tibau used his size, his strength and his takedowns to eke out a win over Piotr Hallmann via split decision in a messy meat grinder of a fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – Before their heavyweight matchup in the UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event tonight, Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell talked about their fight.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MACAU – UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley sees a common background in grappling when he talks about the similarities between himself and Dong Hyun Kim.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nick Diaz’s longtime head coach Cesar Gracie believes a trifecta of advantages–youth, chin and ground game–will lead Nick Diaz to victory against Anderson Silva. While Nick Diaz has had several public interviews since signing his contract extension with the UFC, it is his former coach Cesar Gracie who has offered up the more stinging comments regarding Diaz's opponent, Anderson Silva. Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva was made official several days ago, with UFC President going on SportsCenter to rev read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. – Before their key lightweight matchup to close out the UFC on FOX 12 prelims on Saturday, Daron Cruickshank and Jorge Masvidal talked about their fight.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The stars of UFC 175 meet the press and size up their opponents at Ultimate Media Day. Middleweight champ Chris Weidman faces a ground and pound onslaught from a much smaller opponent. read news >>

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