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  • a year ago
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Liz Carmouche has gained notoriety for being the first woman to challenge UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon, but also for a surprising new-found role in the LGBT community. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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SINGAPORE – When Royston Wee steps into the octagon on Saturday, he’ll be the first man from Singapore ever to do so. And while he appreciates the opportunity, the 27-year-old doesn’t see the honor as any real accomplishment.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Having spent 13 weeks on "The Ultimate Fighter" set, Justin Lawrence knows a little bit about confinement.  "There's a lot of things that go on in that house behind the scenes that are stressful and just mentally mind-boggling," Lawrence today told MMAjunkie.com Radio.  But after his time on the reality show, the 22-year-old "TUF: Live" vet has learned that it can be good to be cooped up a bit. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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A UFC event heavy on debuting fighters could mean either big fighter retention or massive cuts out of Macau. Nine fighters are making their UFC debuts at the promotion's Fight Night event in Macau this weekend (that's nearly half the card) and six have pro records of five or fewer bouts. So, much like this weekend's Tulsa card, it's hard to find very many fighters who are "Likely Cut." However, some records are so slight that even one loss in the UFC may be too much... Likely Cut With a Loss Zhu read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Let's get it on! Popular MMA referee John McCarthy will be officiating UFC events in Nevada once again, pending his official relicensing on August 21st. Assuming nothing changes between now and August 21st, you'll soon be seeing Big John McCarthy officiating Las Vegas-based shows once more. According to a report from Yahoo's Kevin Iole, The highly respected veteran referee, who hasn't officiated any events in Nevada since 2007, will be relicensed on August 21st at the next Nevada State Athletic read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Ahead of next month’s big UFC 178 pay-per-view, fans are invited to today’s special Q&A featuring four of the event’s big names.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Is tonight the end of the line for Brandon Rios, or is this the big return for the popular fighter? Fraser Coffeen tries to answer the question in this fight preview. October 2012. Two undefeated boxers, Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios, step in to the ring in what many analysts are cautiously predicting will be an all time classic. They are not dissappointed. Over the course of seven rounds, the two men go to war. It may not be "the sweet science", but it is an incredible display. Both men's stoc read news >>

  • a month ago
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SAN JOSE – Anthony Johnson might have the UFC’s awe, but the 30-year-old fighter is not quite a title contender yet, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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UFC on FOX 12 landed at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday. The event’s headliners lived up to expectations, capturing the Fight of the Night honor. 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 >>

  • a month ago
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A great deal has been written about the UFC’s expansionist philosophy recently, much of it being negative. There’s nothing wrong with expressing a negative opinion, of course. I haven’t been shy about criticising Dana White and the UFC in the past. But unlike some, it isn’t the only club I carry in my bag. There seems to be a section of the MMA media that revels in negativity for negativity’s sake. One could characterise their attitude toward any UFC misstep, real or imagined, as almost gleeful. read news >>

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