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  • 2 years ago
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From baseball to football to cycling, performance enhancement has long gone hand-in-hand with professional sports. Any athlete is always looking for ways to improve; it’s just a matter of how they go about it that makes the difference. And as long as there are professional sports, drug testing to try and expose athletes that try to gain an unfair advantage through chemistry will be a hot-button issue. Mixed martial arts, despite its relative newness, is no different. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Athletes are always looking for ways to improve, but sometimes they go a less than scrupulous route. Is the UFC doing it's part to combat doping in professional sports? read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Top UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez reminded the combat sports community why he's still ranked No. 2 at 125 pounds after putting the screws to Dustin Ortiz for three rounds at Saturday night's (Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas (recap). For more UFC Fight Night 57 results and play-by-play click here. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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There is no greater spectacle in all of combat sports than when two heavyweight juggernauts step in to settle their business. This rings especially true when one of those combatants is the standing champion who has looked like a bulldozer since regaining his crown. But when Cain Velasquez injured his knee in the weeks leading up to UFC 180, the organization was let with some very big shoes to fill. While there was going to be no way to replace the regional appeal Velasquez brought to its first j read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Mark Hunt will compete for his first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title this weekend (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) when he faces Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight strap at the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Mexico City, Mexico. But before he collides with "Vai Cavalo," Hunt took the time to sit and talk to MMA Fighting about the upcoming tilt, weight-cutting, past troubles as well as current ones. He also looks back at his legendary combat sports career; one that saw him win the K-1 Gran read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Any given combat sports organization is built upon its champions, and the UFC is no different. A lengthy tenure as a division's top dog can immortalize a fighter, as we have seen with Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. A brief reign, however, can leave a fighter in a position no different than any other lifelong contender, as we have seen with Ricco Rodriguez and Evan Tanner. The name of the title game is longevity and for the first time in a long while, the UFC's belts are held by a blend of read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Mark Hunt has accomplished a lot in his combat sports career. However, he said none of his previous feats would compare if he were ultimately able to win the UFC heavyweight championship. The 40-year-old’s lengthy resume spans across not just MMA, but (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Invicta FC 8 Preview: Julie Kedzie, Rob Tatum from Combat Press, and UFC Fighter Shayna Baszler breakdown the main card of Invicta FC 8. Michelle Waterson and Yasuko Tamada fight for Waterson's atomweight title. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In the world of combat sports, there are some matchups that guarantee a special caliber of violence. When two fighters who have built their respective careers upon aggression and separating their opponents from their consciousness are put inside a locked cage, a special kind of ruckus is sure to unfold. When the bout between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown was announced as the main event for UFC on Fox 12 on July 26, it sent an immediate shock wave throughout the MMA community. Here were two men on read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bellator is bringing out its big guns for September 5th's unofficial battle for Connecticut. In an effort to keep pace with UFC Fight Night 50, Bellator officials announced on Wednesday that Bellator 123 will be highlighted by the returns of both Cheick Kongo and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, as well as the promotional debut of Bobby Lashley. As previously announced, the event is headlined by a featherweight championship rematch between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire. "I've been wanting this rematch read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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There is an art to matchmaking in combat sports. While some fights come together with natural ease, most bouts are formed through a hectic process of evaluation. Several aspects need to be graded on each side of the table before committing to the matchup. Whether or not a fight makes sense in the divisional scheme, timing and making sure both fighters stand to gain similar rewards are the most pressing issues that come to mind. Then, of course, there is the most important aspect of a potential f read news >>

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