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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Mike Ricci and George Sotiropoulos -- who both cut their teeth on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) -- went to war in the main event of Titan FC 29 last Friday night (Aug. 22, 2014) inside Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Ricci made it look easy to capture the unanimous decision victory while fellow UFC vets Bristol Marunde and Kurt Holobaugh also picked up wins in "The Tar Heel State." Full video highlights in the embedded player above. Enjo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Two welterweight veterans will collide inside the Bellator cage in October. Fresh off a first-round win over Phil Baroni, Karo Parisyan is set to return to action against Marius Zaromskis at Bellator 127, which is scheduled to take place at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif., on Oct. 3. Zaromskis announced the match-up on his Facebook page, and Bellator officials confirmed the news to Sherdog. Parisyan (20-10, 1 no-contest) looks for his third win inside the Bellator cage after sco read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In a battle of two well-traveled welterweight veterans, Mike Pyle battles Jordan Mein in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49: “Henderson vs. Dos Anjos” this upcoming weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Check out our fight preview below. UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" takes place this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and in the FOX Sports 1 (FS1) co-main event, former WEC welterweight champion Mike Pyl read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Leonard Garcia will square off with Daniel Pineda in the Legacy Fighting Championship 37 headliner on Nov. 14. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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News reports of MMA veterans being charged with domestic violence is becoming a depressingly regular occurrence. Some pundits argue that its a "make or break" crisis for the sport's prospects to grow into the mainstream. The recent upsetting glut of news reports featuring prominent or semi-prominent or formerly prominent or never prominent mixed martial artists involved in domestic assault and other felonious fiascos has got some hands wringing. The last week alone has seen UFC and Bellator vete read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Your weekly rundown of what big-show veterans are up to on the regional circuit. A sleepy weekend for big-name MMA, featuring two of MMA's busier journeymen. First up, in the headliner for Sao Paolo, Brazil's MMA Super Heroes 5, UFC vet Leandro Silva (16-1-1) notched his third win of the year with his first-round knockout of Gilson Lomanto (9-4-0). Silva was a contestant on TUF: Brazil 2, in which he was eliminated from competition during the qualifying round by David Vieira. He was signed to th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Two Japanese stars are heading to Titan FC. Akihiro Gono and Yoshiyuki Yoshida, lightweight veterans who built back their careers after leaving the UFC, have just signed a deal with the promotion, Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Thursday. "Titan just signed Yoshida and Gono, expanding our international talent pool and bringing fans huge names," McMahon told MMAFighting.com. There’s no date set for their Titan FC debut, but McMahon said both fighte read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veterans in any sport walk a fine line. They're valuable in team building and useful for their experience, but oftentimes they wake up one day and are suddenly way too old and slow to compete at the highest level. It's easier to hide in a team sport but almost impossible to avoid. In a sport where that veteran performs alone, there's never a doubt. When that performance has the potential to result in a concussive blow and years taken off one's life, it's even clearer. Here are 10 veterans curren read news >>

  • a month ago
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Your weekly look at what big-show veterans and notable journeymen are up to on the regional circuit. Ben Fodor, brother to Strikeforce and UFC veteran Caros Fodor, has likely made more headlines than anyone else fighting this weekend, despite having yet to make a major promotional debut. A costumed-crime-fighter alter-ego will do that for a guy. When not foiling bus robberies or blasting ne'er-do-wells with pepper spray in the guise of costumed vigilante Phoenix Jones, Fodor has been plugging aw read news >>

  • a month ago
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Your weekly look at what big-show veterans and notable journeymen are up to on the regional circuit. Kicking things off this week, in the main event of M-1 Global's Steel Battle, is Viktor Nemkov, who was looking to rebound from a split-decision loss to Stephan Puetz last March. The 27-year-old light-heavyweight did indeed emerge victorious, albeit against an extremely over-matched opponent in Beksot Jiyanov. Nemkov, who put Jiyanov away with strikes in the first, improves his record to 20-5-0, read news >>

  • a month ago
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The usual mixture of TUF projects, veterans, and prizefighters getting a chance to pimp out their ethnicity for the fans in Dublin, Ireland get together for a good bit of the ole' ultraviolence. Sweet. More fights. I can't wait. McGregor vs. Brandao is gonna be sweet! Well, if by 'sweet', you mean Brandao is gonna be ripped apart and his pieces will be mailed to every favela in Brazil, then yes. Ok so the main card is filled with hilariously one-sided matchups, but what about the undercard? It's read news >>

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