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2014 was a down year in terms of business for mixed martial arts. But the action in the cage was better than ever, for the most part. There were classic fights from the championship level on down to the lowest of preliminary bouts. We even got the MMA version of a unicorn—and entire Ultimate Fighting Championship card filled with nothing but finishes. Whittling all of that action down to a single award for Fight of the Year was a nearly impossible task. Our three Bleacher Report lead writers cur read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Dashon Johnson was once a promising MMA fighter from Escondido who was 9-0 as a pro. Two straight losses seemed to be reason enough for UFC to cut him and have him rebuild his career on the regional circuit, but new reasons for his release have emerged. He's not the most famous Johnson that UFC ever had under contract. Not Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson, or even "Big" Lavar Johnson, but Dashon Johnson was once a promising mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Escondi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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According to medical suspensions the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation issued, only one of the 24 fighters who competed at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 event received a term of more than one month.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Four fighters from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56 event, including headliner Mauricio Rua, received lengthy medical suspensions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Strictly speaking, in MMA terms at least, there's never a bad time to kick a guy's head into the fifth row and then choke him out before he can get comfortable on the canvas. There is, however, the best time to do it. For Luke Rockhold, doing it to Michael Bisping in Australia at UFC Fight Night 55 falls somewhere in between the two. Rockhold is a pretty hot commodity at middleweight these days, a guy who most are high on after his demolition of Tim Boetsch and considering his pedigree as former read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 179 fighters Phil Davis and Scott Jorgensen are facing potential six-month medical suspensions following this past weekend’s UFC 179 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Although UFC Fight Night 54 headliners Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine emerged from this past Saturday’s event with moderate medical suspensions, others were not so lucky. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In monetary terms, Nate Diaz's year-long holdout was for naught, as he'll return to the Octagon under the same deal he had when he decided to sit out last year. But the Stockton lightweight did get one concession from the UFC: Diaz wanted a high-profile fight against a top-notch opponent in his return bout. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that sources close to Diaz report he would only return for a fight against a top-five guy in the division. His w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is confident she can beat any female in the world in a straight-up jiu-jitsu match, according to comments she made earlier this year, and might be even willing to prove it. Eventually. "Rowdy" was in Brazil last weekend for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, and told reporters during her media scrum (watch it) that once she's retired from UFC -- or given the kind of coin she makes read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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GLORY today announced that it has both installed a new CEO and extended the terms of its broadcast agreement with Spike TV, its television home in the US. GLORY has a new CEO. The company announced today that Jon Franklin, formerly a consultant who handled logistics for the US side of the operation, had been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Glory Sports International. He replaces Andrew Whitaker, a former vice-president with the WWE, who moves to an advisory role on business development. P read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Bellator MMA tournament winner Magomedrasul 'Frodo' Khasbulaev has come to terms with the fact that he'll likely never get to compete for a Bellator title. Now he's just hoping the promotion will let him fight rather than keep him on the shelf. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Gina Carano agreeing to terms and finally signing a UFC contract by the end of the week was optimistic at best. Earlier in the week, UFC President Dana White was incredibly confident he would be able to hash out a contract with the former Strikeforce star. There was even talk about one of the incentives in a contract being an immediate title shot against UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. Days had passed since White’s meeting with Carano without any news of a confirmed signing. At Satu read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A total of 11 fighters have been suspended following this past Sunday’s TUF 19 Finale. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Now-former WSOF featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan is among six fighters given medical suspensions following WSOF 10.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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