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Virtually everybody in the boxing world expected Gennady Golovkin to topple tough Mexican slugger Marco Antonio Rubio at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Most of those same people believed “GGG” would knock him out. Those people were right. read news >>

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Holly Holm women's boxing most decorated competitors, a multi-time world champion. But from here in on, she's a mixed martial artist through and through. On a recent edition of The MMA Hour, Holm clarified that she's done with the Sweet Science for good, and not just because her UFC contract likely forbids competing in the sport. Rather, after a dozen years as a pro, the Jackson's MMA fighter simply found her passion shift to something new. "I really don't have any want to do it any more," Holm read news >>

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Amir Aliakbari becomes the first world class Iranian wrestler to pursue an MMA career People keep asking me, "Hey Coach, when are we going to see more Russian and Iranian wrestling stars going to do MMA?" I now have an answer: when more of these Russians and Iranians get lifetime bans for doping, we will see more of them in prize fights. Iran's Amir Aliakbari, has placed first at two Greco-Roman world championships, is only 27, massive (here he is next to Soa Palelei, and training with a top-fli 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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In part 1 of BloodyElbow’s extended interview with Mehdi Baghdad, the RFA lightweight discusses his Arabic roots, his short-term goals with RFA and his coaching experience on Arab MMA reality show ‘Al Batal.’ Many fighters have played a particularly significant role in facilitating the growth of Mixed Martial Arts in their respective countries: Georges St-Pierre for Canada, Conor McGregor for Ireland and Alexander Gustafsson for Sweden, just to name a few. Yet there is one fighter who feels he i read news >>

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with Louis Vuitton to release a limited edition of 25 boxing gloves, punching bags, a monogrammed mat and embossed luggage to satiate the desire for high-end boxing gear. read news >>

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with Louis Vuitton to release a limited edition of 25 boxing gloves, punching bags, a monogrammed mat and embossed luggage to satiate the desire for high-end boxing gear. read news >>

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With two world championship fights, the UFC debut of female superstar Holly Holm, and several other high-profile and high-impact matchups, UFC 181 on December 6 in Las Vegas is shaping up to be... 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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To commemorate their 2014 World Championships in Tashkent, the UWW commissioned a highlight video that puts most highlight videos to shame. United World Wrestling's highlight video for its 2014 World Championships in freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling is simply gorgeous. I don't know any other way to describe it. See for yourself. Frankly, I'm not entirely comfortable calling it a mere highlight video. While most wrestling highlight videos have entertainment value, they are usually sloppy thing read news >>

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Last week Josh Burkman was released by the World Series of Fighting, signed to the UFC, booked against Hector Lombard, and then sent out a tweet that suggested he threw a fight. All within 72 hours. Josh Burkman had a wild 72 hours last week, starting with his release by the World Series of Fighting on Friday, October 3rd. This would come as a surprise to most for only a month before the promotion announced that he had signed a new three fight extension (although this deal had actually been sign read news >>

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