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PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko talks about the effect PEDs are having on MMA. A lot has happened in the world of Mixed Martial Arts since PRIDE's longtime heavyweight champion, Fedor Emelianenko, retired in 2012 after a first round knockout victory over former UFC champion Pedro Rizzo. The final stanza of Emelianenko's career was bittersweet - while "The Last Emperor" wrapped his career up with 3 straight victories, they were preceded with 3 quick loses to Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva and Dan read news >>

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“Absolutely not.” The answer hangs in the air and it’s the last question I will pose to Frank Mir for this piece. He faces Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in a UFC Fight Night main event this Sunday in Porto Alegre read news >>

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BAMMA featherweight champion Tom Duquesnoy is honored to be the BAMMA 18 main event, but knows there is still a lot of work ahead of him. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Derek Brunson made quick work of veteran Ed Herman, and even got in a little dancing time. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Nick Diaz has apparently put in all the work to make sure he has the best chance possible of defeating Anderson Silva at UFC 183. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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It was 14 months ago that UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy knocked out Rafael Natal. But the effects of that blow lingered for the Brazilian. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Gilbert Melendez has had the opportunity to work closely with Nick Diaz on a number of occasions over the years. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Miesha Tate is no longer signing your fan mail, so go ahead and hold on to that prized "Cupcake" photo until you have the chance to meet her in person. Damn Ebayers! "Will no longer be accepting return fan mail," Tate remarked on Twitter. "Too many trying to sell the signed photos. Thanks for understanding!" Tate, who meets Sara McMann at the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that he read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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