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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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As a reminder, you can watch and buy Sunday’s “Grapple at the Garden” pay-per-view event, which features some of MMA’s top fighters, beginning at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) on MMAjunkie.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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M-1 Global hosts a pair of UFC veterans, plus Mighty Mo travels to Romania to take on PRIDE vet Alexandru Lungu. Mid-week fights? Mid-week fights! This past Monday, in the main event of Romanian XF 15, Siala Mou SIliga, aka Mighty Mo, sought to rebound from his knockout at the hands of Alexander Volkov in April. Standing in his way back to the win column was super-sized PRIDE veteran Alexandru Lungu. Siliga made a comeback to MMA in 2013, going on an unlikely three fight win streak in Bellator b read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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UFC vets Jon Fitch and Rousimar Palhares meet on NBCSports tonight in World Series of Fighting 16 for the WSOF welterweight title. Here's a complete preview of the full card. World Series of Fighting is going up against UFC on Fox 13 with a two title fight show featuring UFC veterans Rousimar Palhares defending his WSOF welterweight title against Jon Fitch. In the co-main event, Rick Glenn will be defending his featherweight strap against Lance Palmer. Palhares spoke to MMA Fighting's Guilherme read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Watch how UFC vets Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie won their bouts in Manila. ONE FC hosted another event in Manila, and it featured Brandon Vera's homecoming of sorts as he fought in the Philippines for the first time in his career. He took on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora, and after a few good exchanges early, the UFC veteran landed a straight left that dropped the Manila-based Ukrainian and Vera followed up with soccer kicks for the finish. Roger Gracie also showcased a much improved st read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Diego Nunes's finish of Joachim Hansen capped off another big weekend for UFC alumni, all of whom triumphed on the regional circuit. Because of a hasty, overconfident return to competition, a lack of focus, the superior opposition of a fresh prospect, or their own deteriorating skills, some weekends, UFC veterans stumble on the regional circuit. The tail end of November has yielded up a hot streak, though, with former UFC fighters going nigh-undefeated these last two weeks. First, some late-brea read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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It was a clean sweep for former UFC fighters this weekend, including Chris Camozzi's return to action on the regional circuit. Big weekend for the UFC pedigree, beginning last Friday at Brazil's Nitrix Fight 4. In the co-main event, Joao Zeferino (16-6, 0-2 UFC) continued his winning ways outside the Octagon, taking out Gilmar Dutra Lima (24-15-1) with a heel hook in the first round. Zeferino, who exited the UFC following a unanimous decision loss to Elias Silverio, is 3-0 since his release. Als read news >>

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PRIDE veteran Dong Sik Yoon continues to make the most of his return to MMA, plus a pair of brutal knockouts, in this week's Beyond the Octagon. In the main event of last Thursday's Tachi Palace Fights 21, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Ricky Legere Jr. (19-6, 1-0 Bellator, 1-0 Strikeforce) looked to make his first welterweight title defense since capturing the belt this past summer. Challenging him was Max Griffin (10-1-0), whose power would prove too much for Legere. Mid-way through the firs read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight and TUF 4 contestant Edwin "Babyface" Dewees returns as a heavyweight after two years away from the cage. Plus, Richard Odoms, the heavyweight signed to and then released from the UFC without ever having stepped in the Octagon, fights for the first time since his unceremonious departure. Before anything else, let's take a moment to appreciate the event known as Say Uncle Fight Night. It's an organization based out of the U.K., a country where dignity reigns, and where "sa read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Part one of this week's giant-sized look at UFC veterans in action on the regional circuit, including a one-night tournament featuring Roan Carneiro, Brock Larson, Jesse Taylor, Cody McKenzie, and Luigi Fioravanti. An unusual amount of action from big show alumni went down last weekend, so we'll be breaking this week's column up in two. We'll start with last Thursday's King of the Cage, which featured a couple of Zuffa vets as well as an exciting but embattled prospect... Lowen Tynanes (6-0-0) t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Your weekly look at what big show veterans are up to on the regional circuit. This past Tuesday, Trevor Prangley (33-11-1, 2-2 UFC, 3-3-1 Strikeforce, 0-1 Bellator) rode a two-fight win streak to Moscow to square off with surging light-heavyweight Maxim Grishin (18-6-0) in the main event of Fight Nights: Battle 17. Prangley, the reigning King of the Cage light-heavyweight champion, hasn't lost a fight stateside in three years. However, his last trip to Russia, for a fight with Bellator veteran V read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In a clash of UFC vets, Vinny Magalhaes made a successful Titan FC debut and claimed the organization’s vacant light heavyweight title with a fourth-round submission victory over Jason Brilz.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Your weekly rundown of notable fight results from the regional circuits. MMA pioneer Jose "Pele" Landi-Johns just turned 41 last week, and he marked the occasion the following Saturday with a headlining fight against Anatalio Goncalves in Samurai FC 11. Johns began his career in 1993 in the no-holds-barred Brazilian MMA scene. He would become widely known and feared for a multifaceted, ferocious game and, though he would spend little time in MMA's best-known promotions (he went 0-2 in PRIDE) he read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Your weekly look at what big-show veterans are up to on the regional circuit. First up this weekend, at Friday's World Fighting Championships out of Louisiana, UFC veteran Kyle Bradley made a successful return to action after submission loss in June. The victory came over Chris McDaniel (18-17-0) via head kick knockout. Bradley went 1-3 in the UFC, with a surprise TKO win over Phillipe Nover punctuating losses to Chris Lytle, Joe Lauzon, and Rafael dos Anjos, and he was also featured in the vide read news >>

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