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  • 11 days ago
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A city curfew could prevent a potential featherweight title fight between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo from taking place at a soccer stadium in Ireland later this year. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Check out UFC champ Jose Aldo punking Brazilian national soccer team captain Neymar on the field the way he does to fighters in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC President Dana White once said soccer was the "least-talented sport on earth" and that it helped "pussify" America, but it happens to be a pretty big deal around the world, including Brazil. That's where UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo participated in a charity match and showed Neymar a few of his trademarked leg kicks -- the less painful kind. After all, "Junior" has plenty of downtime while the promotion figures out who the next 145-pound No. 1 contender is, something we're bound to f read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Jose Aldo has shown he's quite adept with a soccer ball at his feet in the past, but the UFC featherweight champion saved his best when he went 1-on-1 against Neymar in a charity exhibition match Friday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you watched ESPN at any point on Wednesday, chances are you caught at least a glimpse of recent UFC signee CM Punk making the rounds at the Bristol, Conn., sports network. read news >>

  • a month ago
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This past week’s “ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way” event had some notable names and – thanks to the Asian promotion’s liberal rule set – some absolutely brutal finishes.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Knockout of the Year conversation for 2014 has a late entrant. Russian lightweight prospect Timofey Nastyukhin announced his presence in the One FC promotion with authority, winning his promotional debut on Friday at One FC 23 with a memorable knockout of veteran Eduard Folayang. The Vine video comes courtesy of ZombieProphet of FanSided: VINE - Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin #OneFC #OneFightNight Flying Knee and 2 Soccer Kicks!!! https://t.co/2LFFmATSuD — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MM read news >>

  • a month ago
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In case you were wondering why soccer kicks were banned in stateside competition, just imagine a knockout like this in one of the UFC on FOX telecasts. Yikes. And to save you the trouble of looking at the toe tag, that's top international star Eduard Folayang getting stretchered by Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE FC 23 (full results and play-by-play here). Thanks to Zombie Prophet for the snuff film GIF. read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA is not for the feint of heart. But compared to soccer, it might be a gentlemanly pursuit, according to RFA lightweight Mehdi Baghdad.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik reveals that two 40-thousand seat arenas were evaluated and approved. The UFC has plans to put on at least two shows in Brazilian soccer stadiums in 2015. The UFC Managing Director of International Development, Marshall Zelaznik told Lancenet that the promotion has already made reservations next year for arenas in Sao Paulo and Curitiba, both of which are forty-thousand seat stadiums. "Curitiba is in our list. We have booked dates there and in Palmeiras' arena read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Friday’s UFC Fight Night 55 event concluded with 11 stoppages in 11 fights, but 12 hours prior, ONE FC had some downright violent finishes of its own.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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U.S. women's soccer national team member Sydney Leroux was impressed when meeting the cast from the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, especially when realizing how many similarities... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor could fill a soccer stadium in Brazil, but that still wouldn’t be the first MMA event in a big soccer stadium in Brazil. Shooto Brazil 52 is scheduled to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. The 12-fight card will be headlined by five title bouts. In the main event, Rodrigo Guelke (17-11) meets Caio Alencar (7-1) for the heavyweight championship. The 205-pound title will be on the line in the co-main event, w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

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