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  • 17 days ago
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Carla Esparza has a date and an opponent for her first defense of the UFC strawweight title belt. Esparza will co-main event UFC 185 opposite Joanna Jedrzejczyk on March 14 in Dallas. The bout was announced on UFC Tonight on Wednesday. The talented American wrestler captured the inaugural title by winning The Ultimate Fighter Season 20. On the show she defeated Angela Hill, Tecia Torres and Jessica Penne to earn her spot in the finals against Rose Namajunas. The former Invicta FC champion domina read news >>

  • a month ago
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Zuffa has appointed Ken Berger as the EVP and Managing Director of UFC Asia Four months after letting Mark Fischer go, the UFC has appointed a new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Asia. Joining the Zuffa ranks is Ken Berger, a 49-year-old who's resume includes several years of holding top positions at companies such as sports agency SMJ, ISL Marketing, and IMG. "The UFC welcomes a leader like Ken to drive increased brand growth in Asia and take the sport and the UFC to the next read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF crowned a new featherweight champion on Saturday after Lance Palmer tapped out former titleholder Rick Glenn in Saturday’s WSOF 16 co-headliner.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Joe Riggs may be his own worst enemy. Just a few months removed from a shooting accident that almost landed him inside a pine box (see the pics here), "Diesel" went for a slam at the UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014) in Phoenix, Arizona, but landed awkwardly and nearly broke his neck. From his conversation with FOX Sports (via MMA Junkie): "When I picked him up, I wanted to spike him. When you try to spike someone, your head is going to be at the poin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC has tapped a Tachi Palace Fights champion to make his promotional debut next month in Arizona.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the latest finish in UFC history, Frankie Edgar tapped out Cub Swanson with seconds left in their five-round fight, which Edgar had been dominating. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With UFC 179 just a few days away, UFC has released a pair of free fight videos featuring the co-headliners in action. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Phil Davis, probably doesn't get the respect he deserves from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. Part of that has to do with his inability to score a knockout in 11 Octagon appearances. The other part? Well, he's been known to act "goofy." But that doesn't mean "Mr. Wonderful" (12-2) isn't talented. You d read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. And it recently unlocked a pair of free fights to pump up the Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson heavyweight main event, featuring a pair of devastating knockouts from both "Super Samoan" and "Big Country," which you can watch in their enti read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Steven Messina has tapped out. The Staten Island recluse was recently sued by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for $32 million -- or one guaranteed purse for Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- for allegedly stealing pay-per-view (PPV) events and then uploading them to popular file-sharing websites like Pirate Bay. After initially arguing that he was innocent of all charges -- and starting an online fundraiser to help with his legal defense -- a press release from the world's largest mixed martial arts read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Tapped to avoid a nap. The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42: "Henderson vs. Khabilov" event at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Fox Sports 1 kicked off with a bantamweight scrap pitting Bryan Caraway against Erik Perez. They exchanged punches early until Perez pushed forward looking for a takedown. Caraway used it to attempt a guillotine but while it looked tight, he never really had a chance at finishing. Not long after he threatened again by tak read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Rampage Jackson tells Luke Thomas that he has tapped King Mo's former training partner Mayhem Miller to help him train for his Bellator 120 bout. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Got plans for April 24? Cancel them! Movie night! VVS Films and Hackybox Pictures are giving away tickets to the Toronto premiere of TAPPED OUT, the new mixed martial arts (MMA) motion picture starring former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champions Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida. That means five lucky readers (and one guest) will be in attendance at the Scotibank Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Also in attendance will be former UFC ligh read news >>

  • a year ago
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Less than 24 hours after announcing that John Dodson had to withdraw from the Dec. 14 UFC on Fox 9 fight card, UFC officials have already found a replacement. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A welterweight bout between Jason High and Anthony Lapsley is the latest addition to the UFC's 20th anniversary show, UFC 167. read news >>

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