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  • 18 days ago
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It turns out Neil Magny won't be fighting Josh Koscheck after all. Last week the UFC reportedly had booked the surging Neil Magny against former title contender Josh Koscheck for their February PPV in Los Angeles, but it turns out that this fight won't be happening after all. The Los Angeles Daily News confirms that Koscheck will take on Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184, making it a battle of former title contenders currently on 3 fight losing streaks. Ellenberger (29-9) hasn't won a fight since KOin read news >>

  • a month ago
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2014 has been a trying year for the UFC. The organization has had a number of premier fights fall apart due to injuries. Injuries are a part of the sport, but for whatever reason, they have wreaked havoc on fights fans have wanted to see. In recent months we have seen Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier get pushed back, and Cain Velasquez have to back out of his UFC 180 fight against Fabricio Werdum. I am asking any deity that will listen to curtail these injuries moving forward, because the beginning read news >>

  • a month ago
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It turns out Al Iaquinta (10-3-1) knew something the rest of us didn't. When he boldly proclaimed he would be better than Ross Pearson standing, knowledgeable fans and insiders scoffed. Pearson, after all, was one of the lightweight division's most technical strikers, a smooth operator capable of making the less savvy look lost. "He ain't gonna stand in the pocket and throw leather with me," Pearson told Fox Sports before the fight. "He's gonna try to take me down 100 percent. As soon as he feel read news >>

  • a month ago
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It turns out that Irishman Conor McGregor is in Brazil just to see some of the sights. On Thursday, MMA Junkie first reported that the popular featherweight was being circled to face Dennis Siver for a Fight Night in Boston, Massachusetts. On Friday, the UFC made it official -- McGregor and Siver will square off in a five-round main event at the TD Garden on Jan. 18. It will be the second headlining spot for the 26-year old McGregor, who fought Diego Brandao in his native Dublin, Ireland, this p read news >>

  • a month ago
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It turns out that there were one or two nuances of doing business in the UK that Eddie Bravo was overlooking. It turns out that there are a few boxes you have to check before you can turn up in the UK and run a Jiu Jitsu seminar. They're boxes that Eddie Bravo, apparently had overlooked. Or, to hear it from him, regulations he had been strategically avoiding for some time. According to a recent episode of Eddie Bravo Radio, the notable 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder, and former UFC employee, show read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The unification bout for the WBO, WBA & IBF titles nearly happened early during a face-off at the press conference for Bernard Hopkins VS Sergey Kovalev. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Following a variety of surprising twists and turns, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle explore the surprising storylines heading into the UFC 177 PPV event, including Joe Soto's astonishing leap from prelim fighter to title challenger. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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As it turns out, a difficult weight cut was the only thing holding Anthony "Rumble" Johnson from making his way to the front of the line. Just two victories—albeit really, really impressive ones—since his return to the Octagon and Johnson is already giving Jon Jones one more reason to stick around at light heavyweight before the pound-for-pound king makes the trek to heavyweight waters. Johnson is back and better than ever. As it stands, the light heavyweight title picture is in complete disarra read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It turns out former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has something in common with longtime rival Urijah Faber: While both are UFC pay-per-view mainstays, neither fighter is afraid to be on the feature bout of the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card on a PPV event. Cruz makes his return to action on Sept. 27, when he meets Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 in Las Vegas. But with one of the year's deepest cards only getting deeper with Tuesday's announcement of a Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez co-main read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It turns out Mark Hunt wasn't just playing around a couple weeks back, when he tweeted that he was going to be 'unemployed.' Mark Hunt caused a buzz a few weeks ago, when he tweeted, "Not my choice guys but going from being exited at the prospects of the future of fighting to being unemployed in a day lol this sucks." Some read the message as one of Hunt's many jokes to stir up his fans and the media, others wondered if he'd been cut, and there was even some talk that he might have suddenly deci read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It turns out the grudge match is going to have to waitFiled under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Anything can happen when the cage door closes and Ross Pearson has come to appreciate the elements of truth in that cliche. The Ultimate Fighter season-nine winner has been forced to deal with a pair of curious outcomes in his two most recent showings, with both bouts ending in controversial fashion. "The Real Deal's" misfortune began last October at Fight Night 30 when a questionable knee from Melvin Guillard hit Pearson's face while the Team Alliance member appeared to have a knee and a hand o read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: One day after brawling, Jones and Cormier were using words like 'intimate' and 'passionate' to describe how their fight at UFC 178 will go down. read news >>

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