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Thanks to numerous injuries, obscure Welterweight fighters Alan Jouban and Richard Walsh -- both of whom were looking to rebound from recent losses -- got a shot at the big time, competing on the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main card tonight (Feb. 28, 2015) from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. And it was fun. Walsh came out aggressive, pumping his jab and landing a nice kick to the body. Jouban returned fire with an inside leg kick before both fighters got busy in an exchange. Overhand read news >>

  • 22 hours ago
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A nasty standing elbow led Alan Jouban to a first-round knockout victory in his UFC 184 bout with Richard Walsh. Alan Jouban was a bit salty about a shady decision that went against him in his last bout in Brazil. Tonight at UFC 184, he didn't let it go to the judges, picking up a first-round victory via knockout over Richard Walsh in their welterweight bout. Walsh came out hard, backing Jouban up with some hard body kicks. Jouban was firing back with his hands, but neither man was getting the b read news >>

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Frank Mir is back on winning track after an impressive first-round TKO victory over Antonio Silva last Sunday in Brazil. Now he keeps calling for a rubber match against WWE star Brock Lesnar and makes a few bold statements in the process. Frank Mir and Brock Lesnar have a lot of history together. Mir welcomed the former WWE champion in the UFC at UFC 81 in 2008, where he submitted him with a kneebar after taking a considerable beating. In their second encounter at UFC 100 one year later, Lesnar read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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"I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I've worked with Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who's an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time taking me down. I think that Lesnar would really have to throw caution to the wind and really rush through and I don't think that he's gotten any better at wanting to take punches. The jab-hook combination that I landed read news >>

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Fresh off his stoppage win over Antonio Silva Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is looking for a pair of trilogy fights. Mir mentioned a potential bout with fellow former champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira at the event's post-fight press conference, but it sounds like a rubber match with Brock Lesnar is much higher up on his wish list. "I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now," Mir told The Fight Corner. "I think that on the ground and stuff, I've w read news >>

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Bellator 134 will see Andre Santos tackle the challenge of being a late replacement opponent for Paul Daley. It’s a challenge that Santos believes he is up to.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Standing across from former multiple-division boxing world champion Holly Holm at UFC 184 on February 28 will be former The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 competitor Raquel "Rocky" Pennington. The No. 12-ranked Pennington was originally scheduled to welcome the undefeated mixed martial artist to the big leagues at UFC 181, but Holm pulled out in November due to a neck injury. Now, Rocky has the Jackson's MMA fighter right in her cross hairs. "I don't think she's fought on an elite level or fought th read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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But is keeping it standing the path of least resistance? Antonio Silva has seen better days inside the Octagon. After winning two straight against Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem, both via devastating knockout, "Bigfoot" has gone 0-3 in his last three outings, with a draw against Mark Hunt sandwiched between knockout losses to Cain Velasquez and Andrei Arlovski. As he heads into this Sunday's (Feb. 22, 2015) heavyweight showdown against former division kingpin Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC, Reebok and the Nevada Athletic Commission statements regarding light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones' positive drug test and subsequent entry into a rehab facility. Earlier today, UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones announced he was entering into rehab following the positive drug test that came back from the Nevada Athletic Commission's out of competition testing from early December. Fan and media reaction has been rife with questions about the unusual circumstances around the tes read news >>

  • a month ago
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Reebok is standing by UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones as he heads to rehab after being flagged for cocaine in a recent drug test, which was administered before his eventual win in this past weekend’s UFC 182 headliner. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Renan Barao wants his belt back, and after Monday's bantamweight contender collapse, he may just be the last man standing who should get a shot at TJ Dillashaw. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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C.B. Dollaway thinks he has the formula to knock off former champion Lyoto Machida when the two meet in the UFC Fight Night 58 main event on Dec. 20. read news >>

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