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  • 12 days ago
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Many have been quick to bury Anderson Silva after he twice tested positive for steroids, but Wanderlei Silva says we should not doubt Anderson's talent. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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GLORY head of talent operations, Cor Hemmers, made it official after GLORY 19 -- Andy Ristie will take on Robin van Roosmalen at GLORY 20: "Dubai" on April 3, 2015. HAMPTON, Va. -- Andy Ristie took care of business at GLORY 19 on the "Superfight Series" portion of the card last night (Feb. 6, 2015), defeating Australian Steve Moxon in impressive fashion (recap). Now the Surinamese fighter and No. 1-ranked GLORY lightweight contender will get a second crack at the GLORY lightweight title, this ti read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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The wealth of fighting talent in Brazil is immense, but the country’s famed Nova Uniao team seems to frequently identify some of MMA’s top prospects. Featherweight Raoni Barcelos could be primed to become the camp’s next big thing.Filed under: AXS (...) read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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In Mike Dolce's eyes, Johny Hendricks should still be the UFC welterweight champion. Dolce thought his client beat Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181 "no problem." However, the award-winning MMA diet and nutrition guru thought it would have been far easier if Hendricks had not allowed himself to get out of shape in between fights, forcing a very steep weight cut. "Johny Hendricks has such problems with his weigh-ins, because he balloons up in the offseason," Dolce told Ariel Helwani on M read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Gegard Mousasi’s talent is undeniable. He’s one of the world’s top-ranked middleweights and a former Strikeforce champion, yet there’s still a lingering feeling he could be even better. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor is a true talent, gifted with natural power like few other men in his division. But they say that power corrupts . . . All fighters change over time. The rigors of training, the intense highs and lows of brutal combat before thousands of screaming, bloodthirsty fans, the lasting damage which accumulates more and more with each passing bout . . . it's a grueling process, and no man comes out quite the same at the end. There's a very particular thing that happens to fighters blessed read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Consider it a postponement. Burgeoning women's MMA talent Holly Holm was supposed to meet Raquel Pennington in her UFC debut earlier this month. That didn't happen when Holm injured her neck. But that exact same matchup will now carry over to UFC 184 on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, MMAFighting.com confirmed with both UFC officials and Holm's manager Lenny Fresquez on Tuesday. The bout was first reported by MMAjunkie. Holm (7-0) is one of the most intriguing women's fighters to enter the UFC since wom read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Opportunities arise in the strangest places. For an undefeated rising talent like Paul Felder, the first big window to open up came when he received a call to make his UFC debut back in October. read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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

  • 3 months 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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