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Fighters Only has released its list of nominees for this year's World MMA Awards.The seventh annual event will be held Jan. 30, 2015 at the Venetian Theatre at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. Brian Stann and Nicole Dabeau will return to host the event.MMA Fighting is nominated again as the Best MMA Media Source of the Year. It won the award last year. Bloody Elbow, one of SB Nation's three MMA sites, is also up for the award.Three writers on our staff, including four-time winner Ariel Helwani, L read news >>

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Glory World Series announced the date for its next event Monday morning in a press release. read news >>

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The Fighters Only World MMA Awards return next month, and once again, The Venetian Las Vegas plays host.Filed under: News read news >>

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The World MMA Awards will return to The Venetian Las Vegas in late January. read news >>

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A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

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The MMA world is torn on the UFC’s recent signing of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks. But we now know he’s not likely to debut till this time next year. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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We answer your #themmahour questions on anything and everything going on in the MMA world. read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial submission victory Saturday. That news came Monday evening from Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting, who spoke with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Though Foster said Palhares will not be punished by the CSAC, he expressed frustration over Palhares' continued and d read news >>

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World Series of Fighting welterweight Jon Fitch lost out on the title Saturday night, but he might be missing the use of his right leg for a few months. The former UFC contender was caught in a first-round kneebar by leglock master Rousimar Palhares Dec. 13 at WSOF 16. Fitch underwent an MRI Monday, but hopes the test won't reveal any major damage to his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). "It's not killing me," Fitch said post-fight. "I felt a pop. There was a little bit of swelling. It's probabl read news >>

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It was a busy weekend for the UFC. The world's largest fight promotion had a busy weekend with The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale: "A Champion Will Be Crowned" tearing the house down at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on Fri., Dec. 12, 2014, while UFC on Fox 13: "Dos Santos vs. Miocic" blew the roof off the Talking Stick Resort Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Sat., Dec. 13, 2014. Bot events were rich with stories you either need to get up to date on or go back and revisit. So let's. read news >>

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Viewers watching World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) on NBC Sports Network from Sacramento, Calif., saw a trademark of a Rousimar Palhares fight: a leg submission so painful the opponent was left unable to stand after the bout. See for yourself right here. WSOF President Ray Sefo addressed the troubled fighter's reputation before the fight, and assured MMAmania.com that "Toquinho" would follow the rules. "We addressed this issue when we first signed him. If (a subm read news >>

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Watch the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion submit the former UFC contender in 90 seconds also watch the WSOF featherweight title change hands from Rick Glenn to Lance Palmer via rear naked choke. Rousimar Palhares only needed 90 seconds to tap Jon Fitch as you can see in the video above. He got the leg, then went for a heel hook and adjusted for the fatal kneebar. Here's Lance Palmer tapping Rick Glenn to take the WSOF featherweight title Main Card (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Rousimar Palha read news >>

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(LAS VEGAS) -- Popular welterweight Amir Khan was looking to dominate former world champion Devon Alexander in the main event on Showtime Championship Boxing. Khan did exactly that inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena, but if he was expecting to build some sort of fervor toward a showdown with Floyd Mayweather, his performance left a lot to be desired. read news >>

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Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. He missed out on the opportunity to claim UFC's Welterweight belt thanks to Georges St-Pierre way back in Aug. 2008, but tonight (Dec. 13, 2014) Fitch was teed up to win a different world title at the expense of 170-pound kingpin Rousimar Palhares at WS read news >>

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