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  • 8 days ago
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UFC President Dana White offers his thoughts on the Bellator 131 ratings from their show last Saturday night. Last Saturday, Bellator MMA went head-to-head against the UFC in what turned out to be a memorable night of action for both organizations. CEO Scott Coker proclaimed Bellator 131 to be the official "rebirth" of the promotion, which was later emphasized by their record-breaking achievements. After producing a fight card stacked with an array of enthralling talent, and headlined by a grudg read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Anthony Perosh talks being surprised by OSP's callout and what advantages he would hold in the bout. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In the first round, Mark Hunt looked well on his way to defeating Fabricio Werdum to win the interim heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 180 last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. He scored a knockdown, a takedown, and was generally in control. His opponent, meanwhile, appeared "out of it." He was knocked out in the second (watch highlights here). UFC President Dana White explains why it was such a surprise: "The only thing that surprised me about the fight was th read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Though surprised by call out, Anthony Perosh is interested I a potential match-up against Ovince St. Preux. Following his staggering 34-second upset victory over former UFC champ ‘Shogun' Rua, Ovince St. Preux surprised fans and pundits when he - in uninspired fashion - called out fellow light-heavyweights Fabio Maldonado and Anthony Perosh, instead of focusing on a fighter inside the division's Top 10. "It is something I have to discuss with my coaches," OSP told Jon Anik immediately following read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight Ovince St. Preux revealed that he was surprised by how quickly he earned the TKO victory over Shogun Rua. Ovince Saint Preux may have been confident in his striking prowess against Mauricio ‘Shogun' Rua, yet he certainly did not expect to defeat the former light heavyweight with a 34-second TKO stoppage. Nevertheless, that was exactly how the UFC Fight Night: Uberlandia main event played out on Saturday night in Brazil, as Rua lunged forward with characteristic aggression, read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Ovince Saint Preux wasn’t planning to engage in a slugfest with Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 56, and he didn’t need to after all. With only 34 seconds in the main event clash in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, OSP connected a huge left hand that dropped the former light heavyweight champion to the ground. A few more punches forced referee Mario Yamasaki to end the punishment. "I thought I could win this on my feet. It's bad to be aggressive against me," St. Preux said at read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Thomas Almeida proved to be worth the hype in his UFC debut. The Chute Boxe prospect, who entered the UFC with a 17-0 record with 17 finishes, went the distance for the first time in his professional career, dominating Tim Gorman to win via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. "I wanted to feel his pressure, his movements, and unleash my muay thai," Almeida told the media after his dominant performance. "It was a great test for me, I co read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Igor Svirid surprised onlooker with a 17-second victory at ONE FC: Battle of Lions, capturing the middleweight championship in the process. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Even though Derrick Mehmen is undefeated in WSOF, he admits he was taken off guard when the organization approached him to compete for its inaugural heavyweight title.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le says he is "completely surprised" to hear he failed a post-fight drug test for human growth hormone (HGH), and he is calling into question the procedures used to test him. In a written statement sent to MMA Junkie, Le pleaded his innocence after the UFC handed down a one-year suspension following his UFC Fight Night 48 loss to Michael Bisping last month (h/t MMA Junkie). I was completed surprised at the results of my recent drug test. I was inform read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cung Le may be crying foul at the results of his failed drug test, but regulators are in a better position than ever to catch athletes using HGH. A year ago it's highly doubtful that Cung Le ever fails a drug test for HGH in the UFC. Of all the banned substances and testing procedures out there to catch them, human growth hormone is one of the most difficult to bust. As Dave Meltzer noted in a recent edition of the Wrestling Observer, "the belief among athletes is that almost nobody ever tests p read news >>

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