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Anthony Johnson’s work in Stockholm wasn’t so much a thing of beauty as it was of destruction. The interloper was cracking mountain faces with those punches he was throwing. Gustafsson, who had come in planning to work the delicacies of the striking game, was off his moorings from the first jab. All it took was an accidental eye-poke to signal the end. Right after that Johnson landed a right hand that sent Gustafsson’s title shot fleeting like a genie from the bottle, while 30,000 people at the read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu phenom Kron Gracie made quick work of Hyung Soo Kim in his professional MMA debut, finishing the 160-pound catchweight bout with an armbar in just 65 seconds at Real 1 in Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 23. Son of MMA and jiu-jitsu legend Rickson Gracie, Kron Gracie trained with the likes of Cesar Gracie, Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz for his first MMA bout, and it didn’t go as he expected. "I expected a 25-minute fight, but thanks God it ended earlier," Kron Gracie told MM read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Top Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald explains why was skeptical about getting the next UFC title shot. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Retired fighter Cody McKenzie offers to fight UFC President Dana White for free. Less than a few weeks after retiring from professional competition, Cody McKenzie is back making MMA headlines, this time with his willingness to fight UFC President Dana White for free. "I would love to fight Dana White," McKenzie told MMAFighitng.com. "I'd love to beat him up. He talks bad about fighters all the time, disrespects fighters. Yeah, he's a piece of work." The former UFC fighter's frustration stems fro read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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While the merits of the UFC allowing unproven professional wrestler CM Punk to scratch an itch by competing in the Octagon have been argued, most of the signings detractors at least agree the added attention will bring eyes to the sport. Speaking with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Eddie Bravo, UFC commentator Joe Rogan gave his take on whether or not the move was truly good for the promotion. "Business? It depends on what your business is," said Rogan. "This is what I believe, honestly. All bul read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Phil Brooks began training at Roufusport this week, less than a month after Ben Askren took offense at the UFC signing an inexperienced pro wrestler. In early December, Askren -- who trains and coaches wrestling at Roufusport in Milwaukee -- tweeted out the perceived hypocrisy of the UFC bringing in a pro wrestler like CM Punk ahead of a bona-fide mixed martial artist like himself."All you dummies believed @danawhite when he said I need more experience. Then he signs a 0-0 fake wrestler. LOL on read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you work in a particularly horrid office environment, you may be familiar with the "White Elephant Christmas" tradition. The basics are simple—everyone brings gifts and puts them in a giant pile. You draw a number and pick in order. Everyone brings something. Everyone leaves with something. Simple, right? Nice even. But there's a twist. There's always a twist. Those who follow you in line get the chance to "steal" your gift rather than pick their own. This leads, inevitably, to people stealin read news >>

  • a month ago
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Moments after dispatching his opponent, Dusan Dzakic went to work saving the man’s life.Dzakic, a Serbian MMA fighter, won his bout at Serbian Battle Championship 4 in December by submitting Croatian fighter Sebastijan Emini with a chokehold. Emini’s tap-out came not a moment too soon, as the Croatian was literally choking to death in Dzakic’s grasp.Deadspin’s Kevin Draper spotted footage of the scary moment (tap-out occurs around the 4:15 mark). Dzakic released Emini, recognized the danger befo read news >>

  • a month ago
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BARUERI, Brazil -- Lyoto Machida made quick work of C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil, and he wants to be back in action as soon as possible. The former UFC light heavyweight, who dispatched Dollaway with a kick to the body in 62 seconds in the main event in Barueri, Brazil, wants to stay active, and a bout with Luke Rockhold, who called him out on Twitter right after the finish, is on his radar. "Maybe yes, maybe no. It depends," Machida said of a fight with Rockhold in the post-fig read news >>

  • a month ago
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It didn’t take long former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida to dispatch of C.B. Dollaway in the UFC Fight Night 58 main event in Brazil on Saturday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Miesha Tate stays that UFC champ Ronda Rousey has some body odor issues. In surely what would be one of the more hard hitting and in depth interviews Miesha Tate has ever had, TMZ asked the women's MMA star about body odor and stinky fighters. The former Strikeforce champ initially declined to answer this legitimate journalist's inquiry on who she thought was the stinkiest female MMA fighter she knows. As he prodded for more specific details on this investigative piece though, it ultimately lead read news >>

  • a month ago
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So much for bygones. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight No. 1 contender, Miesha Tate, could not resist the opportunity to let the world know that reigning division titleholder and anti-tooth masher Ronda Rousey stinks. Not as a fighter, mind you, but as a person whose "natural deodorant" doesn't work. No doubt this latest barb will infuriate the "Rowdy" champion, who may in turn take out her frustration on Cat Zingano at UFC 184. Stinks to be "Alpha" right about now read news >>

  • a month ago
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Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal has a lot to teach Phil “CM Punk” Brooks about fighting, but Lawal could probably pick up a few pointers from Brooks on image management.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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Forrest Griffin spoke about the newly announced Reebok UFC uniforms and talks about its benefits for fighters. Shortly after the monumental UFC-Reebok partnership, Zuffa has released footage with Forrest Griffin talking about the advantages of having the new uniform deal in place. According to the UFC Hall-of-Famer, it not only adds professionalism, it also reduces the hassle of trying to 'hustle' and get multiple sponsors on board during each fight. Watch the clip above, and check out some of t read news >>

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