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The former women's boxing champ is frustrated by the injuries that postponed her UFC debut but she's hopeful a title shot awaits her in 2015. Injuries have delayed her Octagon debut but Holly Holm is back in the saddle and confident she'll make her Octagon debut in 2015. She spoke with MMA Fighting. "I think I'm just numb to it by now. Last year I had six fights in 12 months. And this year, one. A broken arm and a herniated disk. So what can you do? I've gone 16 years without an injury so I gues read news >>

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- The first thing Holly Holm did last month after pulling out of her UFC debut? First, she cried. Then... well, she made a bed. "Like, out of wood," Holm says, laughing. "I Googled it and took my time doing it. I had to do something. "I have pictures. It's legit. It's a double, but the headboard's really high. And I made the whole frame and everything. It's on a cast with wheels. And a matching nightstand. Hardest thing I've ever done is the drawers. One of our spare rooms didn' read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Don't believe him? Just ask Jon Jones and Andrei Arlovski. Like fellow heavyweight contender Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem needs a win in a big way. But unlike his Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate, Overeem doesn't feel like his upcoming bout against Stefan Struve -- which goes down this weekend (Sat. Dec. 13, 2014) at UFC on FOX 13 -- is necessarily do-or-die. Though he knows he needs to go out there and perform his best to get the all-important victory, "The Reem" doesn't have that "back against the w read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Pat Barry met Rose Namajunas when she punched him in the head. Barry was sparring at Roufusport one day, working on his stand-up game. Out of nowhere, this tiny waif of a girl, who is now competing for a UFC championship, comes over and punches him in the side of the face. Stunned, he turned to look at her. "You're Pat Barry, right?," she said. "I am," he replied. "Well, you should have seen that coming," Namajunas said. That's Barry's side of the story, anyway. Namajunas doesn't remember the in read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The superfight between Jon Jones and Anderson Silva finally went down last night, and it didn’t even cost a dime. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White posted a picture on his Instagram of the two MMA legends engaged in a sparring match at UFC headquarters’ gym. Of course, it wasn’t an actual fight, but it was likely as close as we’ll ever get to seeing Jones and Silva step into the ring against one another. Jones, the seven-time defending light heavyweight champ, told the media on Monday, per MM read news >>

  • a month ago
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Another opponent, another high-profile beef for Michael Bisping. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A youthful sparring partner got the lesson of his life when he traded strikes with this elderly man who never forgot how to land a good punch. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Fight Night: Sydney headliners Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold joined Jon Anik on ‘Counterpunch’ to debate a slew of topics including the infamous sparring session that sparked the bitter rivalry. With the rapid increase of fighters and events in the UFC, it has been argued that bouts rarely seem to host the same animosity and resentment that was commonplace just a few short years prior. Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold certainly do not fall into this category, as the bad blood between th read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Can you believe how close this fight came to not happening? UFC officials had discussed Lyoto Machida being next for Luke Rockhold, but somehow Michael Bisping, or nature, found a way. Machida's loss is our gain as we're treated to yet another display of genuine animosity between two professional athletes who look to hurt one another in the near future. Appearing on FOX Sports to promote their headlining bout Nov. 8 in Sydney, Australia, the pair of middleweight contenders didn't waste time befo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. finds himself embroiled in another lawsuit. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov is back in light training and will begin a three-week rehabilitation process in the US starting next week. With a six-month countdown set for his anticipated return, Khabib Nurmagomedov is already back in light boxing sparring session and training. The undefeated lightweight, who suffered a torn meniscus ahead of a targeted match-up against Donald Cerrone, informed his fans that he is already "back on track" with light boxing workouts, and will resu read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Manny Pacquiao will fight Chris Algieri on Nov. 22, but if Freddie Roach’s comments are any indication, the Filipino isn’t too worried about his American opponent. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And that explanation was good enough to walk out of his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) as clean as he walked in. When you're on a reality show dubbed "All Access," that's exactly what you get. That might not be a good thing, especially if the ever-present cameras catch people smoking marijuana, as well as unsanctioned fights lasting more than 30 minutes. And of course, illegal betting. Floyd Mayweather Jr. found that out the not so hard way after he was summoned to appe read news >>

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