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  • 11 days ago
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Mark Hunt’s mission to Mexico wasn’t ideal; he was traveling 20 hours by plane from his native New Zealand to fight Fabricio Werdum at high altitude on three week’s notice, and he had nearly 40 pounds of weight to cut in the interstices. If there were moments of exaltation in the fight, they came when -- under that set of ridiculous circumstances -- he nearly pulled off a heist anyway. As improbable as it was, there were brief instances when Hunt looked primed to become the interim heavyweight c read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Nam Phan wasn’t sure he’d ever get another opportunity to compete on a large stage. But when Scott Coker took over the role of Bellator MMA president, Phan knew he could get one last shot.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Denis Smoldarev wasn’t the biggest fan of sports when he first started. His father had been an athlete, so he wanted his son to be active, but Smoldarev wasn’t very enthusiastic.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Ovince Saint Preux wasn’t planning to engage in a slugfest with Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 56, and he didn’t need to after all. With only 34 seconds in the main event clash in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, OSP connected a huge left hand that dropped the former light heavyweight champion to the ground. A few more punches forced referee Mario Yamasaki to end the punishment. "I thought I could win this on my feet. It's bad to be aggressive against me," St. Preux said at read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jose Aldo wasn’t the only one editing the record books at UFC 179. For more on the numbers behind the organization’s 10th pay-per-view event of the year, check out 45 post-fight facts about UFC 179.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – It wasn’t pretty, but Darren Elkins got the win after a long, hard slog of a fight against Lucas Martins.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a time when MMA wasn’t regulated by an independent body, promoters could do anything they wanted. According to MMA legend Renzo Gracie, that’s how things worked when PRIDE was launched. In March of 1998, PRIDE 2 featured four Japanese fighters at the Yokohama Arena, and Sanae Kikuta was the one matched against Renzo Gracie. According to the Brazilian, he was drugged by the promoters the day before the fight. "I don’t sleep. I can sleep two hours and a half and I can work, I can think, I can r read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t hard to predict Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier might get a little tense today. And that’s just what happened.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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  • 2 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Sean Spencer handled Paulo Thiago for another win under the UFC banner, but he wasn’t expecting the fight to go three rounds. Following his unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian veteran at UFC Fight Night 31 on Sept. 13, Spencer spoke to MMAFighting.com about his victory, knocking Thiago down early in the fight, the experience of fighting again in Brazil and what’s next for him in the UFC. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Following his surprising third round submission loss to ‘Jacare’ Souza in the main event of Friday night’s event in Foxwood, Connecticut, Mousasi admits he lacked focus ahead of the fight. The UFC's return to Connecticut was a successful endeavor for all those involved except Gegard Mousasi. The Dutch middleweight was unable to make it 2-0 against Ronaldo Souza, and lost the lopsided main event via third round submission. ‘Jacare' was in command of the bout from the get-go and maintained control read news >>

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