By surviving nearly five rounds with the champion despite having little more than a day to prepare, bantamweight newcomer Joe Soto made quite an impression on fight fans at UFC 177. Unfortunately, though, it may be his last one for a while, as Soto's 180-day suspension led the California State Athletic Commission's UFC 177 post-fight medical suspension report. Soto, a UFC rookie who picked his spots and, at times, gave as good as he got before succumbing to a fifth-round TKO loss at the hands of read news >>
DUBLIN -- Cathal Pendred talks about surviving a dangerous first round against Mike King at UFC Fight Night 46, not expecting to be taken down, credit due to referee Mark Goddard for not stopping the fight, being counted out, and more. read news >>
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After surviving several submission attempts from Charles Oliveira, Jim Miller applies a kneebar that puts a quick end to their fight at UFC 124. read news >>
World Series of Fighting's Dave Branch knows what you might think of him, and he's determined to prove you wrong. read news >>
Travis Browne announced himself as a legitimate heavyweight contender with his UFC Fight Night 26 win over Alistair Overeem, but there are critics who believe he didn't deserve the victory. "Hapa" laughs off that claim and is happy to explain why. read news >>
It hasn't been a feeling that Frankie Edgar has been thrilled to relive, but it's been one he's felt before. And it's certainly not one he has wanted to get used to – though like it or not, he probably has at this point. read news >>
Strikeforce’s struggles have also been K.J. Noons’ struggles. read news >>
Matt Brown put a life of drug use behind him before rising to prominence in the UFC. read news >>
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TOKYO -- After surviving two hellish rounds of powerful offense from Kyoji Horiguchi, Manabu Inoue’s comeback rally in the final frame brought Korakuen Hall to its feet. read news >>
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Barely 16, and to that point mostly a practitioner of karate, Mirsad Bektic made a somewhat unique decision for a 130-pound high schooler.
He was going to be a bodybuilder.
There was some need for structure in Bektic's life. One of his favorite pastimes was heading straight for the lunch room when he got to school so he could sneak a nap.
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It only takes one Iron Ring to make you appreciate a Bellator.
Middleweight Brian Rogers passed the quarterfinals of
the promotion's season-five tournament with flying colors, knocking out
Vitor O'Donnell to earn a spot in the semis opposite season-two champ
Alexander Shlemenko at Saturday's Bellator 54, which
takes place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
Sure, fighting three times in three months is a daunting task, as anyone
competing in the promotion can attest. But at least read news >>