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  • 15 days ago
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Watch Fabricio Werdum, as he becomes the man to knock Fedor Emelianenko – once the reigning king of the MMA world's heavyweights – from his throne. read news >>

  • a month ago
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It seems ridiculous considering his placement on this weekend's UFC 178 preliminaries, but, believe it or not, bantamweight Dominick Cruz was once one of the most dominant champions in UFC history. At the height of his career, just entering his athletic prime at 26, he was nearly untouchable. All the great little men of the era gave him a tumble—Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson. None of them came close. After dispatching Faber, his great rival, at UFC 132, and Johnson on the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Michelle Waterson’s grip on the Invicta Fighting Championship atomweight throne grew stronger at the expense of Yasuko Tamada. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Before there was Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko occupied the throne as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet. If he were in his prime, "The Last Emperor" would have loved for nothing more than to test himself against the reigning UFC heavyweight champ. "Cain Velasquez," Emelianenko said, per Daniel Austin of the Calgary Sun, when asked what current heavyweight he would want to fight in his prime. "He has some technical difficulties, but he has ambition and he's fearless. He wants to win read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC champions ascend to the throne of their respective weight classes for one primary reason: They're incredible mixed martial artists. It sounds obvious, right? Simple as that idea may be, MMA weeds out the pretenders from the contenders like few other sports. Sometimes, a fighter will catch a hot streak and work his way into a title fight, but order is quickly restored, and the champion sends him or her tumbling back to earth. Right now, the UFC boasts a group of champions in flux. Just one ye read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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The throne will not have sat vacant for long. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TOKYO -- Mitsuhisa Sunabe came out on top Saturday night in a battle of speed versus power, using quick punches and takedowns to thwart heavy-handed Masakazu Utsugi in the main event of Pancrase “Progress Tour 12.” read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The former Bellator middleweight champ has every indication he's ready for the step up to the UFC, but similar fighters have fallen by the wayside in the past. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The landscape of women's MMA has flipped upside down in the last year since Marloes Coenen lost her bantamweight title to Miesha Tate at a Strikeforce show in Illinois. After a dispute between her Golden Glory team and Strikeforce officials, Coenen was cut from the top women's promotion. Tate relinquished the title in her first defense to rising MMA star Ronda Rousey, in arguably the biggest female bout ever in March. But sitting somewhat in the shadows was Coenen, waiting for the ri read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Benson Henderson completed his climb to the lightweight summit halfway across the world. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal barely got his throne warm before Rafael 'Feijao" Cavalcante stormed his castle. The "King" was only king for four months before he was forced to hand over his light-heavyweight championship belt following a disappointing August 2010 loss - the first of his career. A knee surgery, a long layoff and a fight postponement later, and here we stand. read news >>

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