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  • 18 days ago
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Benson Henderson was just as surprised as anyone to find out he’d be fighting Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 59 on just two weeks’ notice. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Bethe Correia was called out by Sarah Kaufman on Twitter, and she has a response. Undefeated in MMA after 10 professional fights, three under the UFC banner, Correia is sidelined after undergoing an eye surgery, and would be glad to face Kaufman inside the Octagon in late March. "I was surprised with another girl calling me out," Correia told MMAFighting.com. "She tweeted at me inviting me to go to war, asking when I can come back. I will be cleared to fight in the end of March." Kaufman scored read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is no stranger to tension with his employer, and seldom does he hold back with his opinions. Now he has one on Jon Jones’ rehab stint. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC President Dana White was surprised to learn that Jon Jones had tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 bout against Daniel Cormier. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Surprised? You shouldn't be! Immediately after Antonio Carlos Junior won The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 heavyweight tournament earlier this year, he made the decision to cut down to light heavyweight. His first opponent in his new division would be Patrick Cummins, who you may remember as the scrub who got pasted by Daniel Cormier on super short notice before quickly proving he's no scrub after all by winning consecutive fights after. The two hooked 'em up at tonight's (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) UFC F read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a move that surprised many, CM Punk is headed to the UFC. The former WWE champion will make his Octagon debut in 2015, and let's just say the announcement was not well-received by all. Check out how some of MMA's top fighters reacted to the news below. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) December 7, 2014 @Benaskren they cant deny u ur opportunity. Itll come champ. — King Mo (@KingMoFH) December 7, 2014 I would read news >>

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Travis Browne surprised a lot of people when he said in an interview that he was only just "learning to fight" with new coach Edmond Tarverdyan. After all, this was a guy who spent the last few years training at Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA in Albuquerque, N.M., regarded as one of the top camps in the world. Tarverdyan attempted to explain to Ariel Helwani what Brown meant when he spoke to FOX Sports two months ago. The coach told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour that he "saw a lot of mistakes" read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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