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While Jake Lindsey’s UFC debut didn’t go as planned, he’s looking at his next fight as his true entry into the UFC. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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True story, apparently. "I have to be honest; I beat up T.J. Dillashaw in my freshman year of college wrestling. Beat him up. I was right there; I could have really done something in wrestling. I could have competed at the Division-I level, no question, but I was a dumb kid and I was having too much fun playing beer pong and partying. I regret a lot about my college days and am trying to make up for that now." Cody Gibson will make his third Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) appearance at thi read news >>

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It was true when the sport first started to flourish, and it’s equally true now: Being an MMA fighter can be a tough way to make a living.Filed under: News read news >>

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Well, nobody expected the UFC prelims to do great numbers in the ratings, and true to form, these numbers aren't great. The UFC 177 card was affected from top to bottom before anyone ever stepped foot in the cage. Not just with the last minute re-arrangement of the title fight, or the cancellation it caused of a prelim bout between Joe Soto and Anthony Birchak. But, the cancellation of bouts between Henry Cejudo and Scott Jorgensen and Ruslan Magomedov and Richard Odoms, alongside the removal of read news >>

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Matt Hobar believes he didn’t show his true self when stepped into the UFC octagon for the first time in May.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Five years ago, Ovince Saint Preux was a 26-year-old former football player looking for a new career. At just 3-4 after his first seven fights, it didn’t necessarily seem like mixed martial arts was the right choice.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Some of the worst pay-per-view flops of the modern UFC era have come from fight cards headlined by featherweight, bantamweight and flyweight fighters. Is this just a mere coincidence, or do the numbers give truth to the notion that bigger really is better? Before this question can be answered, we must first get to the root of the problem. Why are fighters in the lighter weight classes being snubbed on pay-per-view buys? Whatever the case may be, it certainly isn’t from a lack of entertainment in read news >>

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The rumors were true: Anderson Silva will face Nick Diaz in his UFC return on Jan. 31. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Staying true to his word, light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury retired following a one-sided loss to Patrick Cummins at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose. Kingsbury, who was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8, had said that he didn't want to hang around as an average fighter. After being dominated by the wrestler Cummins on the scorecards (30-27, 30-25, 30-24), Kingsbury retired in a statement with the UFC backstage. "I'm not sure if it was the time off or the fact his wrestling is so good, that I was read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission put together a star-studded hearing Wednesday. Serial woman abuser (who moonlights two or three times a year as a boxer) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was the biggest name in attendance. "Money" showed up to ask for the Commission's approval to move forward on starting his own boxing promotion: Mayweather Promotions. Logically, that should have resulted in serious questions regarding his history of out-of-the-ring violence (which most recently surfaced in May when hi read news >>

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Five years ago, Tom Egan was the first (true) Irishman to fight in the UFC. His debut coincided with the UFC’s inaugural visit to Dublin, the capital city, at UFC 93. When Egan came out for his fight with Brit John Hathaway, he was given a hero's welcome from the partisan crowd. Until then, and even after, Irish MMA presented itself in the surrogate form of Marcus "The Irish Hand Grenade" Davis, an American.And in a sense, the UFC’s return to Dublin this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 46 had a read news >>

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