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  • 8 days ago
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This is tough to watch towards the end, as Rousimar Palhares hyperextends the knee of Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16 (recap here), which took place on NBC Sports Network last Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. "Toquinho" -- who has a history of injuring opponents -- retains his 170-pound title and will likely move on to face the winner of Jake Shields vs. Brian Foster in late 2015. For full results and play-by-play from WSOF 16 click read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Aisling Daly discusses her tough weight cut, her debut, her win over Alex Chambers, her armbars, when she would like to return, and more during her post-fight media scrum. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Talk about a tough week. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Brendan Schaub was pounded out by Travis Browne at the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights here), then had his friend Joe Rogan tell him to call it a career on his live podcast (more on that here). The same place where "Big Brown" (via Bleacher Report) announced the loss of six of his sponsors. "I make two times as much money on sponsors than I do on what the UFC pays me," he said read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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On Derek Brunson’s Twitter profile description, “Bathroom Mirror Model” comes just before “Future MW Champ.” read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Duke Roufus is in a tough position. He coaches Ben Askren and also has a great relationship with UFC president Dana White. Askren and White don't seem to see eye-to-eye, a fact you can extrapolate just from reading Askren's Twitter timeline. "I love both guys," Roufus said Monday at an Anthony Pettis media lunch to promote UFC 181. "I have so much respect for Dana, Lorenzo and Frank. I've told them so many times Roufusport wouldn't be around without them. I wouldn't be here without t read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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This photo of MMA’s feared Skrap Pack might convince you take the elevator instead of the stairs.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 57, which faced strong sports competition on Saturday, led FOX Sports 1 to a strong Saturday night in the ratings.The Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson main event, pitting two of the company's top four featherweights in its rankings against each other, led the main card to drawing 903,000 viewers, up 11 percent from the usual Fight Night average. The show's peak quarter hour was 1,021,000 viewers. For a comparison, the Nov. 8 Fight Night show did 699,000 viewers, and the prelims befo read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Cub Swanson said the isolation of fight week was a bit of a surprise when he arrived in Texas for tonight’s UFC event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler looks to erase the "former" from his title against Will Brooks at Bellator 131 on Saturday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Times are tough for the top mixed martial arts promotion on the planet. While it once planned to bring the undisputed baddest man on the planet to the very soil into which his family roots are entrenched, an unfortunate knee injury took a highly anticipated heavyweight championship bout and effectively morphed it into a shell of its former self. Don't get me wrong—this is undoubtedly a phenomenal opportunity for Mark Hunt, Cain Velasquez's replacement. He'll look to shatter all former expectatio read news >>

  • a month ago
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That was tough to watch. Mauricio Rua, one of the scariest strikers to ever lace up the gloves in PRIDE Fighting Championship, has now slipped to 6-8 under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner after going down in flames against Ovince St. Preux in the UFC Fight Night 56 main event. And if you're going to start with the "Yeah, but he slipped and ..." then there is nothing I can say from this point on that will register. This man has no business at 205 pounds. Let's not pretend the Braz read news >>

  • a month ago
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Usually dominant, Jose Aldo ran into a tough bout Saturday against Chad Mendes. In his first meeting with Mendes, Aldo took care of business quickly. After stuffing several takedowns, the featherweight champion defended his belt with a knee as the opening round neared an end. At UFC 179, Mendes was much more competitive, hurting the champion with heavy punches on multiple occasions. In the end, though, Aldo stood tall once again, winning on all three scorecards. Currently, Aldo is now tied with read news >>

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