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The UFC’s final network-televised event of the year took place Saturday, and fans at Phoenix’s U.S. Airways Center had the opportunity to witness a historic UFC on FOX 13 main event. Check out some facts about the headliner and the rest of the card.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Although many fighters have elbow strikes in their arsenals, few can use them as effectively as Mehdi Baghdad did in Friday’s title-winning RFA 21 headliner.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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In the latest edition of Strikes and Serves, Karim Zidan delves into the various reasons why tennis and MMA have become prominent sports for female athletes. After centuries of struggle, women have nearly succeeded in earning a place in every professional sport. Female professional athletes are Olympic medalists, world champions, and star-studded celebrities, and many rival their male counterparts in almost all aspects. However, while women participate and compete professionally in almost all sp read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Within 61 seconds of fight time, 24 significant strikes were landed, two takedowns were scored, a TKO stoppage was called and The Ultimate Fighter winner was crowned. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The flyweight gatekeeper strikes again! Dustin Ortiz took a monster step up in competition tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas when he went toe-to-toe with former multiple time flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez. It wasn't a great start. Ortiz, while game, found himself jumping in with punches while Benavidez pelted him with kicks and circled away. He was busier too, having landed 30 strikes by the time Orti read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fabricio Werdum stopped fan favorite Mark Hunt with strikes in the second round to become the UFC interim heavyweight title at UFC 180. Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum met tonight at UFC 180 in the UFC interim heavyweight title fight, a sentence few expected to ever type/read in 2014. Early in the bout Hunt landed a right that knocked Werdum down, but didn't have him hurt much at all. When Werdum rose to his feet, Hunt charged with a flurry but was unable to land anything of serious consequence. H read news >>

  • a month ago
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Muhammed Lawal was able to stop Joe Vedepo with strikes in the third round of their Bellator 131 bout. Bellator MMA took their first major step in the "Scott Coker era" with tonight's Bellator 131 card. A new stage and entrance videos for the fighters made for a unique feel in American mixed martial arts promotion and "King Mo" Lawal was a near perfect fighter for the first televised walkout. In the cage, Lawal took on Joe Vedepo and wasted no time in scoring a takedown and working a very tight read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping co-main event between lightweights Al Iaquinta and Ross Pearson had all the ingredients for an exciting fight that probably wouldn’t go the distance. And the two didn’t disappoint. Pearson took the center of the octagon and pressured Iaquinta, who circled on the outside. He inched forward, but Iaquinta was timing his movement and catching him with counter right hands. Pearson continued to move forward in the second frame but found himself unable to box I read news >>

  • a month ago
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Luke Rockhold may want to think twice about keeping this fight on the feet. That's because Michael Bisping has evolved as a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and ever since he started working with a new coach, has noticed a considerable increase in power with his punches, as well as his kicks. In fact, "The Count" says he's better than ever. From his conversation with UFC Tonight: "When you start working with a new coach, you see the progress in the gym, then to sparring and into fights. I believ read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the third instalment of the Strikes and Serves series, BloodyElbow's Karim Zidan compares and contrasts the worrisome trends of drug/PED abuse in MMA and tennis. Drugs, both performance enhancing and recreational, have had a colossal impact on sports in general. However, while drug use is particularly prevalent in a handful of sports, the situation is arguably murkiest in tennis and MMA. According to stats from CagePotato.com, the PED turning point in MMA came in 2006, when four competitors t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In a battle of two welterweights in the UFC Octagon on Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden - one experienced but needing to reclaim lost position and another on the rise - it'd be the veteran who would edge out his opponent as Rick Story defeated Gunnar Nelson via split decision in the main event at UFC Fight Night 53. The event aired on UFC Fight Pass. The two were active right away in the first frame, not with huge flurries of activities, but steady drips of offense. Story was consistent with leg ki read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It strikes Joseph Benavidez at random moments and takes him back to a moment he’d rather forget. Driving in his car or walking through an airport, he remembers the day he fought Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title in December 2013. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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What would you call 200 total strikes and 14 takedown attempts in 15 minutes? Some may consider it a healthy workout. Others, a unanimous decision win. For George Sullivan, he would call it an off-day. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Two strikes and Robert Drysdale is out. A decorated jiu-jitsu wizard, Drysdale was released from the UFC after a positive drug test result following his first-round submission victory over Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, UFC president Dana White announced today in a post-fight media scrum in Macau, China. Drysdale had his UFC debut delayed earlier this year after he was denied a license by the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for an elevated testosteron read news >>

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