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If top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight wunderkind Rory MacDonald is hoping to moonlight as a competitive grappler, he might want to cool it with all that "bones break before I do" kind of chatter. Especially when injuries are blamed for this. MacDonald was a featured combatant in last Sat. night's (Nov. 22, 2014) Metamoris 5 jiu-jitsu tournament, and found himself in all kinds of trouble against grappling whiz-kid J.T. Torres. "Red King" survived and battled to a draw, but it w read news >>

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Mo money, mo problems... UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" from Austin, Texas has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 24 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleons. This time around, Frankie Edgar read news >>

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Frankie Edgar and Oleksiy Oliynyk earned the performance bonuses while Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours. On Saturday night, the UFC returned to Texas, where they produced one of the more entertaining fight cards in recent memory - one stacked with promising prospects and enthralling match-ups. The event also culminated with an exceptional main event that sent the Austin crowd home satisfied. Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar thoroughly outclassed Cub S read news >>

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C.J. Tuttle live tweets Saturday's Metamoris 5 card. read news >>

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Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns will take some time off MMA to get back to his jiu-jitsu roots. Fresh off a submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in Brazil, "Durinho" will put on the gi to meet fellow jiu-jitsu world champion Leandro Lo at Copa Podio on Nov. 22 in Rio de Janeiro. But there’s a catch. Unlike Metamoris, where grapplers battle in 20-minute matches, Burns and Lo will grapple until one taps. It could be over in one minute or in one hour, and that’s what makes "Durin read news >>

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UFC flyweight John Moraga needs a new opponent on short notice, as Brazilian submission ace Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The opening round of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is over and the quarterfinals kicked off Wednesday night with a matchup between Felice Herrig and Randa Markos. The fight was a true grappler vs. striker matchup, and featured the most impressive finish of the season thus far. Things started as one would expect, with Herrig looking to pepper Markos with punches, and Markos attempting to neutralize Herrig with clinchwork. The strategy backfired, however, as Herrig used her formidable Muay Thai s read news >>

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Watch the highlights of Kelvin Gastelum submitting Jake Ellenberger via rear naked choke in the co-main event of UFC 180 last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. read news >>

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MEXICO CITY – Yair Rodriguez threw nearly every submission he had and at least a few strikes he seemed to have made up on the spot in an effort to finish Leonardo Morales. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC 180's prelims saw Jessica Eye put a beating on Leslie Smith that caused Smith to almost lose her ear. The Fox Sports 1 preliminary card broadcast for UFC 180 kicked off with a bout between Gabriel Benitez vs. Humberto Brown. Benitez came very close to finishing guillotine chokes in the first round on two occasions but Brown was able to survive the threat. It was enough to win Benitez the round, but not much more. In the second, there wasn't much action but Brown was deducted a point for repe read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight slugger Leonard Garcia announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) following a first-round loss to Daniel Pineda last Friday night (Nov. 14, 2014) at Legacy Fighting Championship (LFC) 37 in Allen, Texas. The "Bad Boy" (18-12-1) was cut by ZUFFA in 2013 after five consecutive losses, but appeared to have righted the ship on the regional scene, stringing together three straight wins. Unfortunately, his quest to get back to the O read news >>

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