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  • a month ago
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With the turbulent events unfolding in Mexico, BloodyElbow’s Karim Zidan delves into why the UFC’s long-awaited debut in the region could not happen at a worse time. "Ya Me Cansé" These were the words that the Attorney General said to the media after reviewing the harrowing case of 43 kidnapped and murdered students in Mexico. These were the words that sparked mass anger and outrage throughout the country. And now, these are the words that are now being used as slogans in arguably the most impac read news >>

  • a month ago
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Juliana Lima didn’t officially make weight for her UFC debut, but when she was given the customary additional time to reach the 116-pound limit, she said it simply made matters worse.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Things went from bad to worse for Anthony Birchak, following the disintegration of his planned UFC debut. The forgotten loss (among a host of others) at UFC 177 was the planned debut of Anthony Birchak. Birchak, a former MFC bantamweight champion, was all set for his first fight in the octagon. He made it through camp relatively uninjured, he was set to make weight, as was his opponent.... And then Renan Barao didn't make weight, and Birchak's opponent, none other than Joe Soto, was bumped up to read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Things went from bad to worse for the former No. 1 middleweight contender. Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Demian Maia, will be out of mixed martial arts (MMA) action for the foreseeable future as the submission wizard is currently battling a severe bone infection in his shoulder. According to a recent report from UFC Tonight, Maia obtained the infection, osteomyelitis, in his right clavicle bone which is usually caused by bacteria. Initially, Demian suffered a shoulder sp read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mark Bocek believes performance-enhancing drugs are a much more prevalent issue in MMA than many believe. He’s tired of playing on an uneven field, and it’s the primary reason why he recently announced his retirement from the sport. Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Kyle Kingsbury says the psychedelic drug ayahuasca helped him become a happier person, content with his life and place in the world. But did that come at the cost of his pro fighting career, and if so, what does that tell us about the nature of prize fighting?Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Vitor Belfort may be down to his last strike, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission is still giving him good pitches to hit. There were very few curve balls thrown Belfort’s way on Wednesday, as Fox Sports' Marc Raimondi reported that the NSAC granted him a conditional license to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in Las Vegas on Dec. 6. As a result, Belfort will serve a de facto nine-month suspension for failing a surprise drug test back in February and will face increased co read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, being a former Olympian, says most drug infraction penalties resemble an unpaid vacation more than punishment and should be much more severe. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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I can think of a worse way to spend 90 minutes, and even if you aren't a professional wrestling fan, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin has some interesting insight into mixed martial arts (MMA) and its biggest promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). That includes his comments on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones (read 'em here), which ruffled a few feathers on Monday following the conclusion of the MMA Hour. Watch Austin dish on "Bones" and a bunch of other hot-button topics in the video read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes answers your questions on UFC doubleheaders, featherweight contenders, and the wisdom of comparing female fighters to strippers.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Things are going from bad to worse for the embattled heavyweight. Former PRIDE FC heavyweight attraction and youngest of the "Emperor" brothers, Aleksander Emelianenko, is in custody and facing a possible prison term of four-to-six years, after charges were levied against him that include theft and sexual assault. "First, the court should extend Emelianenko's arrest, which ends June 30," according to the 27-year-old victim's attorney (via MMABoxing.ru). "And we will defend our position that he i read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Matt Brown ahead of his UFC Fight Night main event against Erick Silva, where he discussed a variety of topics including his post-fight traveling woes. When it comes to fight week, Matt Brown is not a fan of the return trip home. The idea of lugging his battered body through crowds of people, most of whom will be curiously staring at his potentially swollen and bruised face, is far from appealing - win or lose. While it may be a tiresome experience, "The Immortal" won' read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Anthony "Rumble" Johnson couldn't have drawn a worse matchup in his return to the UFC. "Mr. Wonderful" Phil Davis' style seems certain to give Johnson fits at UFC 172 in Baltimore Saturday.MMA vlogger Kyle Delaney sees it the same way:For Johnson's sake, let's hope UFC head man Dana White doesn't have him on a short leash.After battering opponents in his stay with the World Series of Fighting, Johnson is back in the UFC after a two-year absence.He's a powerful man, but styles make fights.Great W read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Diego Sanchez is perhaps the UFC’s pound-for-pound most likable fighter. At least in interview settings, the first-ever The Ultimate Fighter winner comes across as one of MMA’s true nice guys. He’s thoughtful and honest—forthcoming to a fault—with a gentle demeanor that belies the ferocious, swing-from-the-heels style that has made him one of the company’s most popular and dependably exciting attractions. When he takes on undefeated up-and-comer Myles Jury on Saturday at UFC 171, it’ll be his 20 read news >>

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