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Fighting under the UFC banner is a goal the majority of fighters strive to achieve. The organization is undoubtedly the largest in mixed martial arts, and the roster is home to nearly all of the top-ranked talent in every weight class. Fighting under the bright lights of the Octagon is a dream to most, and the competitive nature of the MMA landscape makes it a difficult one to obtain. As the UFC's "back of the house" guru and every fighter's favorite enthusiast, Burt Watson said on a recent inst read news >>

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LOS ANGELES - Carla Esparza carried herself into The Ultimate Fighter 20 with the confidence of a champion. Until she actually set foot in the infamous TUF house, that is. The Redondo Beach, Calif. native entered the race to become the first UFC women's strawweight champion with a head start as the inaugural Invicta 115-pound champion. But as soon as Esparza arrived in Las Vegas, she realized that gold belt may as well have a bulls-eye on it. "When I got there, I was like, oh crap," the fighter read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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In a time where one can easily argue the biggest star in MMA is Ronda Rousey, the ladies’ divisions are increasingly in high demand. But did Invicta FC hurt its long-term chances by waiting nine months between shows? Shannon Knapp certainly doesn’t think so.Filed (...) read news >>

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The UFC's venture into Mexico is off to a good start based on the numbers coming in from TUF Latin America and UFC 180. While The Ultimate Fighter brand is more or less a dying brand in the United States, the long-running UFC reality competition has hit it off big in Mexico. The recent debut of TUF Latin America averaged 7.2 million viewers on Televisa (Channel 5), making it the highest-rated program in that Wednesday, 10 PM ET timeslot. It's encouraging news for the UFC, who are looking to make read news >>

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Champ TJ Dillashaw endures a strong earthquake, centered just an hour away from his home, while Barao goes low-tech to fine tune his skills. read news >>

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Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47. The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner dominated the surging former Strikeforce vet throughout the 25-minute affair to pick up his third consecutive victory in as many showings inside the Octagon. While the heavy-handed former Arizona State University wrestling standout is known for having devastating power in his right hand, the 31-y read news >>

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Years of living in Las Vegas have not covered up Brad Tavares’ Hawaiian roots. He’s proud of that fact, and though he doesn’t beat his chest about it, the little things that come out when he talks... read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor was part of Monday's UFC 178 media day festivities at the MGM Grand and spoke to the media about his impending fight with Dustin Poirier, his win over Diego Brandao in Dublin, what life's been like since then, why he loves the smell of fear in his opposition and more. read news >>

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MMA veteran Joe Riggs made a strong claim for 2014's strangest MMA-related story when he withdrew from his UFC return bout with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hand and leg. Now he has to deal with the unfortunate aftereffects of that: having a huge, gaping hole in his thigh. Celebrity gossip site TMZ visited Riggs at what appears to be his Arizona home to discuss his injuries and, warning, there is some seriously graphic content therein. In the vi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dennis Bermudez started fast and ended strong in his featherweight scrap with Clay Guida at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose on Saturday night. Bermudez, who lives in New York but trains in California, was changing levels and beating Guida to the punch from the opening bell. In the second round, Bermudez finally was able to overwhelm the Jackson/Winkeljohn fighter, Guida. He mounted Guida along the fence and transitioned into a rear naked choke. The end came at 2:57 of the second round. Guida, who has read news >>

  • a month ago
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Take five seconds out of your day to watch this MMA fight. Trust us, it's worth it.One swift kick to the face and this fight was over. If it wasn't for a little bit of preparation at the beginning of the fight, it would have been over even quicker. [YouTube]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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