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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 >>

  • 10 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 >>

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Despite being a scrappy fighter that fans love to watch, Nick Diaz isn't in love with fight, but the UFC made him an offer he couldn't refuse. read news >>

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Lightweight Edson Barboza was perhaps the biggest winner out of all of the competitors from UFC Fight Night in Austin, TX, and the latest rankings reflect that. UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson had plenty of top-level fighters competing throughout the main card, which led to several changes in the latest rankings. While Frankie Edgar really didn't have much room to climb in the featherweight division, Edson Barboza's win over Bobby Green nearly took him into the top 5. Barboza's ascendancy is read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The UFC has picked up another top bantamweight product in Team Alpha Male fighter Cody Garbrandt. When you look at the career path for the typical American top prospect, look no further than Cody Garbrandt. A young fighter with a strong background in combat sports, aligned with a major camp, has arrived in the UFC just two years and five fights into his pro career. Garbrandt is now scheduled to take on Marcus Brimage at UFC 182 on January 3, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC announced the matchup on read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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As a reminder, tickets for the UFC’s first three big pay-per-views of the new year go on sale to the general public today.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Luke Rockhold is going to be in the UFC for the foreseeable future. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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As expected, Conor McGregor isn't the only Irish fighter scheduled to fight in Boston next year. Patrick Holohan will look to get back on track against Shane Howell, the promotion announced Wednesday. Holohan (10-1), nicknamed "The Hooligan," suffered the first loss of his career last month when he dropped a unanimous decision to Chris Kelades in Halifax, N.S. Prior to that loss, Holohan defeated Josh Sampo via first-round rear-naked choke in his UFC debut in Dublin this summer. "I’m so happy to read news >>

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UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor. During Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight, Money said he actually looks forward to a showdown with The Notorious sooner than later. Mendes on @TheNotoriousMMA: "The guy's a joke. I look at him and see dollar signs. I'm gonna get paid big time, I'm gonna smash the dude." — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonig read news >>

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Before he became a world champion grappler and undefeated UFC fighter, Gilbert Burns struck a deal in an auto shop that eventually set the path for his future endeavors.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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