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Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123, but the rematch almost didn’t happen on Sept. 5. It’s always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss. "I was in New York for a Bellator photo shoot and they asked me to throw some flying knees, but I was landing on read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Paul Daley won his second fight in a row and six of his last seven on Saturday at BAMMA 16 in Manchester, England when he knocked out Marinho Moreira da Rocha in the second round. The win improved Daley's MMA record to 35-13-2. He is scheduled for fight for Bellator next. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Henry Cejudo is a former Olympic gold medalist. He won gold in 2008 in Beijing for wrestling in the freestyle 55kg division. He went back for the Olympic trials in 2012 but didn't make it. He retired on the mat by removing his shoes and tossing them to the crowd. In early 2013, he announced plans to begin training for MMA, and he made his debut in March 2013 at bantamweight. He won that fight by submission to punches in just about 90 seconds. He racked up a record of 6-0 before being signed to t read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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TULSA – Max Holloway won the fight, but Clay Collard may have become a star. Check out the highlights from one of UFC Fight Night 49’s best wars. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Wilson Reis won the EliteXC featherweight championship in 2008, but his life changed a lot since. After a nine-fight career under the Bellator banner, the talented fighter entered the UFC as a bantamweight in 2013, but UFC Fight Night 49 marks a new start. Ranked No. 15 at 135 pounds, Reis cuts down to flyweight to battle Joby Sanchez on Saturday night in Tulsa, and he credits former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz for his recent evolution. "It’s my second full training camp here read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jussier Formiga won an important fight against Zach Makovsky, scoring back-to-back for the first time under the UFC banner, but he wouldn’t call it the best win of his MMA career. The Nova Uniao flyweight, who defeated the former Bellator bantamweight champion via unanimous decision at the UFC Fight Night 47 card in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 16, was disappointed with his third round against Makovsky. "I’m not totally happy with my performance because of the last round. I knew that was his strongest read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alistair Overeem isn't a popular guy lately. Not that he's ever won a popularity contest with MMA fans, but Overeem has left fans with a sour taste in their mouths following the news that he injured UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in preparation for Jones' fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Although the injury was pegged as accidental by nearly everyone involved, former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski believes differently. He spoke with Sports.ru, and the interview was trans read news >>

  • a month ago
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Talita Nogueira might be heading to Bellator. The multiple time jiu-jitsu world champion, who won her six MMA fights via stoppage, is in talks with the promotion. According to sources close to the fighter, "Treta" is expected to sign a four-fight deal in the coming days. "Treta" made her MMA debut in 2009, and fought three times in 2010, but decided to leave the sport to focus on jiu-jitsu competition. After a three-year hiatus, the grappling wizard returned with a pair of first-round submission read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vinny Magalhaes’ busy schedule just got busier. The UFC veteran, who won a MMA fight in Mexico on July 19, has a grappling match scheduled for this Saturday at Metamoris 4 and a title fight coming up at Titan FC 30, got one more bout. "Vinny is stepping up to fight Dustin Jacoby in the co-main of the August 22nd card," Titan FC president and CEO Jeff Aronson told MMAFighting.com. "He’s a true company guy." Magalhaes, who is set to take on Keenan Cornelius in a no-gi match on Aug. 9 and booked to read news >>

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Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter. — Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) August 6, 2014 In April, Bocek rebounded from a loss to Rafael dos Anjos by edging UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre on the scorecards. Prior to his loss to dos Anjos read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Jon Jones won the 205-pound title in early 2011, Daniel Cormier was still fighting heavyweight regional talent under the Strikeforce: "Challengers" banner. Fast-forward nearly four years later, and here they are in a fight for the right to rule the light heavyweight roost. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is kicking off its media campaign for the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand read news >>

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