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  • 3 days ago
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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his title on the line against Chad Mendes on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, and he has the whole country of Brazil in his hands. If Mendes stops Aldo’s reign 4-year reign as 145-pound kingpin at UFC 179, Brazil would have no UFC titles for the first time in eight years. Anderson Silva, the man who won the first UFC gold in years for his country in 2006, believes that his countryman recently lost three of the four championship belts because they stopped e read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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STOCKHOLM – After notching one of the biggest wins of his career, Rick Story is certainly in line for a major fight. And at 30, that’s all Story wants. After all, a UFC title is still the ultimate goal.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Over three full rounds Stephen Thompson nearly threw it all at Patrick Cote, from flashy spinning kicks to simple, but effective jabs.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Anthony Gutierrez may not be in a rush to get to the UFC, but he's ready for a stern test from Walel Watson at Titan FC 30 on Friday night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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I'm no Jen Selter, but I work out three or four times a week, I do some weights sessions with my personal trainer and I've entered the odd race. None of these things prepared me for an hour and a half with Joanne "JoJo" Calderwood and Aisling Daly, two of the toughest girls in sport. read news >>

  • a month ago
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For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>

  • a month ago
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Exclusivity is a tough ask for promoters who want to sign and build a fighter but may not necessarily have the resources to give them a living.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Russell Doane was tough enough to survive early danger, but after a spirited three-round fight, he came up short on the judges’ scorecards against Iuri Alcantara.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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It was a tough night for Gegard Mousasi at Fight Night 50. He walked to the cage as a UFC title hopeful, then left with a loss on the ledger and a much tougher road to gold at the end of the night. The loss was particularly stinging in that it came against a man he'd beaten once already, Ronaldo Souza, and it was violently one-sided. Souza ragdolled him with relative ease, disrespecting his stand-up and romping to a guillotine choke in the third round. Even with that considered, though, the UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The sport of mixed martial arts has a plethora of tough guys. Very few participants in MMA are viewed as anything other than tough. Some fighters stick out as being especially tough and can give and take what seems like immeasurable amounts of punishment. Other fighters may not be the very best but are willing to fight anyone, anytime. If we were to assemble a team of the toughest fighters in MMA today, what would it look like? The definition of a tough guy is “a menacing man.” One of the criter read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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There were times when it seemed like nobody wanted to be there. Ryan Bader succeeded only in spurts, Ovince Saint Preux finished looking lost and tired, and as the clock crept past 1 a.m. local time in Bangor, Maine, many spectators began to openly wonder if the UFC Fight Night 47 main event really needed five rounds. In the end, the better-prepared, better-rounded Bader asserted a kind of dominance, winning a unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) over the overmatched Saint Preux. With it, he read news >>

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