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  • 8 days ago
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Fighters differ in various ways. From natural size to evolved talent, aggressiveness to calculated precision, no two fighters are the same. That's what makes mixed martial arts such an enticing sport—one that envelops such a wide range of knockout artists, submission experts and bona fide assassins. But when it comes down to strictly entertaining the masses, some fighters are just more pleasing to watch than others. Chalk it up to their personalities, in-cage persona or late-round explosions, th read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Friday's TUF 20 Finale sees an infusion of strawweight talent, most of whom will likely stick around to build up the new division. Meanwhile, Yancy Medeiros will want to further distance himself from an awkward 0-2 (1NC) start in the UFC. The first women's strawweight title will be given to the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 20 season Friday night at the TUF 20 Finale. Given that this TUF cast essentially forms the backbone of the new strawweight division, I think it's possible that all of them read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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A new middleweight and a new women's bantamweight have made their way to the UFC. The UFC's talent acquisition program has slowed a bit in recent months. Down from signing 25-30 fighters a month, the UFC is on a much more normal path of around 15 fighters. This last week has seen two new faces arrive on their books. South African middleweight and EFCA champion Garreth McLellan is expected to make his debut for the UFC some time in March. As first reported by Sport 24, McLellan has signed a 6 fig read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The UFC has a brand-new talent on its roster, and he comes from the WWE.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- More Brazilian talent is headed to Jackson-Wink MMA. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Nonetheless, Bellator MMA's president expects the popular light heavyweight veteran to continue fighting inside his cage. Quinton Jackson recently recently tweeted that sometimes it's best to "stay with the devil you know," inferring that he may have made a mistake jumping ship to Bellator MMA after leaving Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) behind. So does that mean that the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion is headed back to the Octagon? Not so fast. According to Bellator MMA president, read news >>

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Bloody Elbow covers the world of California-based Xplode Fight Series, a pro-am promotion that has seen several of its fighters signed to UFC and Bellator. If you've been a follower of Zane Simon's excellent "Welcome to the UFC" series, you'll find that the UFC brass has been ultra-busy signing new fighters to their massive roster (which is now nearer to 500 fighters than 400) as they look to fill up all of the 50+ events they're trying to run this year. Earlier this week the UFC announced the a read news >>

  • a month ago
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T.P. Grant and Zane Simon bring you another young light heavyweight on the rise. If you've been following the 2015 Scouting Report then it is known to you that Russia is putting their shoulder into developing MMA fighters. The state sponsored Sambo and Combat Sambo gyms have opened new MMA programs and young athletes Considering Russia's lofty place in nearly all other combat sports from wrestling to fencing, it shouldn't be surprising they are having a great deal of success in producing MMA fig read news >>

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Michael Bisping has never been one to mince words. For the better part of the past decade, "The Count" has captured the attention of fight fans with his performances inside the Octagon and entertained the masses with the countless number of sound bites he's willingly dropped on the regular outside of the cage. The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 winner's abrasive persona has made him one of the most polarizing fighters to come along in the 20-year history of mixed martial arts, forcing fight fans into read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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There are some divisions in the UFC where the talent pool seems endless. Classes like lightweight, featherweight, and welterweight have always had a constant stream of contenders rising up through the ranks. Not every weight class has had this luxury recently, and there are a few that could use some new blood to make things more interesting. The 155-pound class has always been known for its depth, and the recent addition of Eddie Alvarez to the fray makes it an even deeper tank of sharks. Middle read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC returns to Sweden with some of the country's native talent and certainly a bevy of other European talent. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash of established veteran Rick Story and top prospect Gunnar Nelson. While title talk is premature, the winner of the bout establishes themselves as a certified welterweight contender. What: UFC Fight Night 53 (UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story) Where: Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockhom, Sweden When: Saturday, the five-fight Fight Pass prelimin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC talent Nick Diaz pleaded not guilty to two DUI charges in San Joaquin County Court in California on Thursday, according to an ESPN.com report. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Controversial UFC talent Nick Diaz was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Lodi, Calif., on Sept. 6. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMAjunkie caught up with UFC featherweight Nik Lentz at American Top Team recently, and he explained why his rematch with Charles Oliveira won’t even resemble their first meeting, plus how he realized he was messing up his fight career.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

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