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Although Bellator MMA did away with its tournament format last year, Bubba Jenkins still remains focused on the concept of “advancing.” read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently sparred with middleweight legend and pound-for-pound great Anderson "The Spider" Silva at the UFC's Las Vegas headquarters. You may have seen the pictures, like this one, posted to UFC President Dana White's Instagram profile: Or this one, posted to Jones' Instagram profile: Or this video, posted by Jones after the sparring session: MMA fans have long desired a super fight between Jones and Silva, two of the most successful fighters in UF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva recalls his one-time sparring session with Jon Jones last month in Las Vegas. Last month, the UFC headquarters in Las Vegas played host to the first ever sparring session between light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva. UFC President Dana White posted a photo of the proceedings on his Instagram account and immediately got a significant response from the MMA fan base that was jealous of the "super fight" t read news >>

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That's probably the last thing Nick Diaz wants to hear. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who returns to the Octagon against Diaz next month in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here), spent some of his training camp trying new things, like sparring with light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones (pic). Who taught "The Spider" (via MMA Fighting) a few things he didn't know. "It was a normal training, he did a few things, and I did a few things. It was a tou read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones super fight will likely never happen inside the Octagon, but they shared a ring for the first time at UFC’s headquarters in Las Vegas in November. During a press conference in Rio de Janeiro last week, "The Spider" recalled his spar session with "Bones". "I have a good relationship with him, we’re friends for a long time, since he started his career, but we never had the chance to train together before," Silva said. "We were both in Las read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira spares the subtlety when he talks about his performance against champ Jon Jones.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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A week after Luke Rockhold appeared The MMA Hour to issue a challenge for rival Michael Bisping to "put his money where his mouth his," Bisping did just the same, firing back on Tuesday's show at the "obsessed" former Strikeforce champ and his "pathetic" attempts to goad him into a fight, the most notable of which took place in the early hours of a Macau hotel following Bisping's recent fourth-round TKO victory over Cung Le. "[My dad and I] were both nursing a bit of a hangover because we had a read news >>

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - For years, mixed martial arts competition was this fun little thing Ramsey Nijem found himself doing. He won some, he lost some, he got his face on television as a part of The Ultimate Fighter's 13th season. Eventually, though, the 26-year old Palestinian-American realized he was going to have to get serious about this if he was going to get the most out of the career opportunity he had been given. "If I'm not going to fight for the title, why am I even here?" Njiem asked at read news >>

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The last chapter of Jason Day's athletic career unexpectedly slammed shut on August 4, 2011. An ex-UFC middleweight who once battered Alan Belcher in his Octagon debut, the previous year had not been kind to Day. Just two months prior, he lost his third fight in as many tries, succumbing to a two-minute mugging at the hands of Francis Carmont at some small show in Ontario, Canada. His head wasn't in that one, he'd admit years later, but at least on this bright Vancouver afternoon, he was back ho read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov taught Rafael dos Anjos some good lessons at UFC on FOX 11, and the Brazilian is ready to get back on track Saturday night after losing for the first time in six fights. dos Anjos returns to the Octagon 50 days after a unanimous decision loss to Nurmagomedov and plans to finish Jason High at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque, N.M., to prove he belongs among the best lightweights in the world. "I will do my best to finish this fight," dos Anjos told MMAFighting.com. "I will do read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Today in the Advanced Class, a finishing sequence from mount taught by Relson Gracie black belt Robin Gieseler. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Early in his epic UFC 157 encounter with Matt Grice, Dennis Bermudez realized he had just received his big career gut check. "He dropped me early," Bermudez told MMAFighting.com, "And I thought ‘damn, I've never been hit like that before. I can't let that happen again." Bermudez got off the mat at Anaheim's Honda Center and didn't, in fact, let that happen again. Bermudez rallied to win a split decision in bout that finished high on most reputable lists of 2013's Fight of the Year. But for Bermu read news >>

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It's no small thing to build a new weight class in the UFC. But if what's going on in the 145-pound division these days proves anything, it is that patience pays off. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Shawn Jordan scored the biggest win of his career June 15 when he stopped Pat Barry with punches at UFC 161. read news >>

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