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A former standout in softball, Corrie "Psych" Ward says the transition from pitcher to puncher was not lost in translation. read news >>

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Former professional boxing standout, Holly Holm, made her long-awaited Octagon debut last night (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) in the co-main event of UFC 184 opposite Raquel Pennington. And it was good, but not great. Holm, for the most part, controlled the first two rounds of the the three-round 135-pound match inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It was clear that she was the better striker, landing combinations seemingly at will and escaping before getting hit. The situation, however, go read news >>

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No. 14-ranked women's bantamweight Raquel Pennington always wanted to fight boxing standout Holly Holm. The two ladies co-headline UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano on Saturday. read news >>

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RFA featherweight Jamal Parks said he was working as a bouncer at a country bar when Daniel Cormier walked into his gym. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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Alliance MMA lightweight standout Johnny "Hollywood" Case felt his UFC Fight Night 59 opponent, Frankie Perez, break mid-fight. He remembers the moment, and from that point on, he knew the fight was his. In a sport like MMA where such absolutes are rarely found, Case's confidence and intuition is impressive. It's risky business assuming the fight is yours inside the UFC Octagon, but Hollywood felt the shift and knew he had both hands on the steering wheel with the finish line rapidly approaching read news >>

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UFC heavyweight standout, Matt Mitrione comes to the defense of women's bantamweight contender, Sara McMann when forum members take a jab at her "sensible car choice." The MMA economy is not always in the best shape, and fighters are definitely in need of better pay. There's no two ways about it. Compound that with a "spend it as fast as you make it" attitude that a good percentage of the athletes carry, and you've got a recipe for guys well past their prime taking bare-knuckle fights or heading read news >>

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UFC women's strawweight standout, Joanne Calderwood discusses Paige VanZant's recent comment about the matchmaking and notes the irony of her being on the shelf due to an experience disparity. With the recent news that women's strawweight stars, Paige VanZant and Felice Herrig will be facing off in the Octagon for the 15th instllment of the UFC On Fox series of fight cards, a bit of controversy has already begun to swirl concerning a comment that VanZant made about the matchmaking for the bout, read news >>

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Frodo Khasbulaev was primed to be one of Bellator's next big stars. He had beaten flashy knockout artist Mike Richman convincingly to win the organization's season eight featherweight tournament. Before that, the Dagestani sambo specialist had finished both Marlon Sandro and Fabricio Guerrero. His Bellator record stood at a perfect 5-0 and he was next in line to face champion Pat Curran for the title. That was almost two years ago. Khasbulaev, now 28, has not had a pro fight since then. And he a read news >>

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Match up two standout wrestlers together, and sometimes you get a standup fight. Sometimes, though, even the standup fight that breaks out between those two wrestlers ends up in a near-stalemate. That's what happened in Saturday night's light heavyweight bout between Phil Davis and Ryan Bader at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm. In the end, though, Bader got the best of what action there was in the fight, and he took two of three 29-28 decisions for a split-decision win. Davis went for 15 takedowns ov read news >>

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UFC middleweight standout, Gegard Mousasi talks about his mental blocks, Hendo's power and people making too big a deal about Jon Jones' recent drug scandal. This Saturday night, in Stockholm, Sweden, middleweight standout, Gegard Mousasi will be facing off against longtime fan favorite and hard hitting, Dan Henderson for the 14th installment of the UFC on FOX series of cards. Both men are in a "must win" situation, as they are each coming off losses, and still have hopes of making a run at the read news >>

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WEC and UFC standout Scott Jorgensen has seen both the highs and lows of MMA in the last 10 years. From a title shot against Dominick Cruz to determine UFC's first bantamweight champion, to losing four out of his last five (including one finish he calls "bullshit"), Jorgensen takes it all in stride and remains as determined and focused as ever. "Young Guns" will put that inner strength to the test at "Grapple at the Garden" this Sunday at noon ET on PPV and GFL.tv. In the battle of Team Renzo Gr read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight standout, Gray Maynard discusses getting back to his roots with the Grapple at the Garden event, his new 8 fight deal with the UFC, and the resurgence of the Xtreme Couture camp as a serious force to be reckoned with. While professional MMA is still illegal in New York, there is an alternative to see some well-known names in the sport compete at one of the most iconic sports arenas in the world, Madison Square Garden. This Sunday afternoon will mark the third annual Grapple at th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Paige VanZant made waves with a successful UFC debut against Kailin Curran earlier this month at UFC Fight Night 57. Now she wants another crack at Tecia Torres.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Talented young UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald will fight again by spring 2015. That's McDonald's stated goal as he works his way back from hand and wrist surgeries that kept him out of action for over a year. Ariel Helwani announced the news Wednesday on UFC Tonight, with Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports adding an additional report. UFC bantamweight contender Michael McDonald targeting spring return http://t.co/lSQmGe3reX — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) November 20, 2014 Once considered a phenom at 13 read news >>

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