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  • 18 days ago
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In the aftermath of Rory MacDonald’s third-round TKO of Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday, a common phrase flying around online was that it’ll now be "hard to deny" MacDonald a welterweight title shot. And for sheer factual accuracy, it’s tough to top that choice of words. MacDonald looked phenomenal in dispatching Saffiedine after just over 11 minutes of action at UFC Fight Night 54. He controlled the mostly stand-up fight with his piercing jab and sharp punching combinations. Saffiedine’s best offe read news >>

  • a month ago
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According to his manager Ted Ehrhardt, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is ready to be booked in a rematch against No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler. Hendricks underwent surgery to repair a torn right bicep just a week after winning the title by defeating Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC 171 in March. Ehrhardt tells ESPN that while Hendricks is healthy enough to be booked sooner, the UFC didn't want to set a date until he was completely healthy. "The last thing the UFC wanted was to sta read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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At 43, WSOF 12 fighter Alexis Vila is no spring chicken, but he’s not planning to call it quits any time soon. “I like to fight,” Vila said. “This is making me happy. I think I can fight until I’m 56.”Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Saturday night's UFC on FOX 12 did almost identical numbers to almost every spring or summer show the promotion has done the past two years. The show was the most-watched show on either broadcast or cable in the U.S. in the key male adult demographics, as well as overall among those 18-49. Saturday's twelfth FOX network prime time airing of UFC did normal patterned numbers, with a 1.5 rating and 2.5 million viewers, based on the final numbers that came in on Tuesday.The number is virtually ident read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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By The Numbers counts down the best slam artists currently competing in the UFC... read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Perhaps it was spring fever, but the month of April saw a lot of nonsense come from the MMA world. Specifically, the notion of novelty fights. Please, stop. I beg of you all. It all started with Ronda Rousey vs. Floyd Mayweather talk. The hypothetical of who would win in a fight even saw UFC President Dana White discussing the fantasy bout on ESPN's SportsNation. UFC commentator Joe Rogan discussed it on ESPN as well. Soon after, UFC champion Jon Jones—while promoting his upcoming title fight—ha read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC is going on a short break, as they hold their next event May 10. If you are an MMA addict like myself, you will be looking for some MMA to watch in the meantime. Well, folks, you are in luck. There is plenty of MMA action going on between now and UFC Fight Night 40. It should all be great. So, here are three events you can watch while you await the UFC's return. Bellator 118: Warren vs. Silva Bellator has been putting on some solid shows lately. This weekend, they have another solid card read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Oh, what might have been. On a spring night in Nevada, Rousimar Palhares latched onto the leg of World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Steve Carl, heel hooking his way to victory in 69 seconds to become champion himself. Few men are able to withstand Palhares' unconventional approach to combat, and Carl was no different. Palhares, something of an enigma and long embattled for his continuous injuring of opponents in MMA and grappling matches, arrived at the top of the heap in a welterwei read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After one fight under the promotion -- following a complete career contested with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- welterweight Matt Riddle is climbing up the Titan FC ranks and has secured a title shot against Jose Landi-Jons at Titan FC 29. It turns out Matt Riddle's career won't be going up in smoke after all. The welterweight will be fighting against Brazilian veteran Jose Landi-Jons at Titan FC 29 in late May or June. An announcement was made by Titan FC boss Jeff Aronson and MMA Fig read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Phil Baroni continues his trek across the ever changing landscape of MMA with his return stateside to Bellator MMA on May 2nd. Phil Baroni's MMA journey is a bit unbelievable when taken at face value. A fighter who rose out of "tough man" boxing competitions while still competing as an NJCAA All-American wrestler, Baroni was expected to be one of the UFC's new breed of MMA stars coming out of the Dark Ages in the yearly 2000's. He hit like a truck, looked great, and had that un-quantifiable "It" read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship Thursday issued a casting call for the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.” read news >>

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