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Brock Lesnar's run in World Wrestling Entertainment might be coming to an end. Or, at least his contract is expiring after WrestleMania in a few weeks, making him the hottest free agent in combat sports. WWE, the UFC and Bellator have all expressed interest in securing Lesnar's services. Where should Lesnar go? Should he stick around the relatively safer confines of a WWE schedule that allows him to work limited dates each year for a massive amount of money? Lesnar's friend, Paul Heyman, says Th read news >>

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David Branch is going for his second World Series of Fighting belt. Fresh off his first middleweight title defense, Branch has decided to move up to 205 pounds and take on Ronny Markes as part of the promotion’s light heavyweight tournament. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Branch vs. Markes will headline WSOF 20 in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on April 10. Branch (15-3), unbeaten in five fights since joining WSOF in 2012, enters the f read news >>

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World Series of Fighting 20 has a new main event. Thiago Silva will take on Matt Hamill in a rematch that will act as the WSOF 20 headliner April 10 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. The bout will be a semifinal in the WSOF light heavyweight title tournament. Vinny Magalhaes was initially supposed to face Hamill, but according to WSOF there are issues with his contract. Magalhaes is currently the Titan FC light heav read news >>

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Jiu-jitsu star Gabi Garcia won’t be making her mixed martial arts debut this month. The nine-time jiu-jitsu world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist signed a contract with Brazilian promotion Jungle Fight to fight on March 28 in Sao Paulo, but decided to postpone her MMA debut to a future date. Jungle Fight president Wallid Ismail confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. Garcia was originally set to compete for the first time in MMA on Dec. 23 in Tokyo, Japan, but Real Fight failed to find a read news >>

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Already a world-champion boxer, Ana Julaton is eyeing the opportunity not only for another boxing championship in 2015, but also a shot at a ONE FC belt. read news >>

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On Memorial Day Weekend, two world title fights headline UFC 187 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Champions Jon Jones and Chris Weidman put their titles on the line. read news >>

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TORRANCE, Calif. -- Cat Zingano was loose and ultra confident at UFC 184 open workouts Thursday. With an emphasis on the latter. When asked how she felt about UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Zingano didn't hesitate. She was candid about where she feels the two stand in the division. "In my eyes, of course, I think I'm the best in the world," the challenger said at UFC Gym after working out for fans. "I've got respect for Ronda, because that would make her second best. I look up t read news >>

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18-time world boxing champion Holly Holm says women's boxing lacks a strong following, but women's mixed martial arts is here to stay. read news >>

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Cat Zingano spoke with the media on Wednesday about her UFC 184 title fight against Ronda Rousey and says she's more confident than ever and believes she's the best in the world. read news >>

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Brock Lesnar, whose contract with World Wrestling Entertainment has less than five weeks to go, walked out of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, without appearing as scripted and advertised on Monday's Raw television show.Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither would budge. The issue was described as resolvable, but not yet resolved. McMahon was attempting to sign Lesnar prior to his deal expirin read news >>

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The GLORY middleweight champion opens up about the four potential opponents who are competing in the GLORY 20 tournament for the right to fight him at GLORY 21, his respect for his fiercest rival Joe Schilling, being a fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme, meeting Mike Tyson, and being the best in the world. It's been a while since Artem Levin has graced the GLORY ring. The last time he was in action was June of last year at Last Man Standing, where he put on a remarkable performance at The Forum in Ing read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

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Watch UFC 184 Embedded which featured the day off of the headliner, Ronda Rousey, along with a training session of Holly Holm. Zuffa's video blog series 'embedded' has returned and seen above is the first episode for UFC 184. Featured on the clip is how Ronda Rousey spends her off day playing World of Warcraft, along with training footage from Holly Holm at Greg Jackson's. Watch the video above. On episode #1 of UFC 184 Embedded, fight week begins and the best women’s bantamweights in the world read news >>

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