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Four years ago, Mark Hunt was getting submitted by Sean McCorkle on the prelims. Now, Hunt is a Top 10 heavyweight who became the first fighter to knock Roy Nelson out in a UFC bout on Saturday. The victory put Hunt back in the running for a title shot in the heavyweight division and proved he's not even close to being done at 40 years old. Did stopping Nelson boost Hunt into the Top Five heavyweight contenders? How far did Big Country fall after his third loss in four appearances? Here are the read news >>

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Has it been three years already? It's been three years since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hired former "MMA Live" host and ESPN anchor, Jon Anik, to its broadcast team. And if you're a fan of Anik's skills on the mic, you're in luck, because Jon revealed on a recent edition of The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting) that he will remain with the ZUFFA-owned company for the foreseeable future thanks to a new contract extension. Anik breaks it down: "I am sticking around. I've signed an extension w read news >>

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For years Mark Hunt has been the MMA world’s lovable tough guy underdog, even as he keeps telling us that what he really wants to be is the best in the world. After his latest KO win, are we ready to start listening?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – Prior to Saturday night, Yoshihiro Akiyama hadn’t tasted in victory in five years, two months and nine days. Yet at 39 years old, “Sexyama” insists he never once considered walking away from the sport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: After years of broadcasting WWE events, Ross gets a chance to announce for MMA next month. read news >>

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After close to two years away from the Octagon due to injury, all it takes is a response to a simple question about his absence to realize one of the reasons why we all missed Amir Sadollah in the first... read news >>

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Before Eddie Alvarez makes his Octagon debut against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the former Bellator lightweight champion made his first appearance on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings. Alvarez came in at No. 14, which isn't bad, considering he's yet to compete inside the eight-walled cage. According to UFC President Dana White's comments to The Download, that is a very low ranking for the former champ, and it co read news >>

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More than four years after Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva outlasted Andrei Arlovski in their first bout, the 35-year-old Belarusian exacted his revenge in the Octagon in Bigfoot's home country of Brazil on Saturday. Arlovski needed just two minutes, 59 seconds to dispose of the hulking Brazilian with a brutal knockout in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 at Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia. Arlovski more than made up for a lackluster performance in his last bout, a controversial split-decision win read news >>

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It’s not uncommon for fighters to suddenly slink from the cage and get on with their lives in less concussive ways. Luke Cummo, a fight game oddity who enjoyed a cup of his own urine from time to time, threw a smoke bomb at his feet and disappeared after a loss to Tamdan McCrory at UFC 87. (He later rematerialized in an even more mysterious manner). Mike Swick has been coming in and out of focus for years. Jason Thacker at this point is just a theory.And McCrory himself up and disappeared after read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Unlike most of the women in the UFC, Jessica Andrade is in no hurry to make her way into a title fight against UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Riding a two-fight winning streak heading into a clash with undefeated prospect Larissa Pacheco at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, on Saturday night, "Bate Estaca" doesn’t see herself calling out the champion anytime soon. "I’m still pretty raw in MMA," Andrade told MMAFighting.com. "I have so much to learn. If someone read news >>

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More than four years after they met under the Strikeforce banner in May 2010, Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski are set to clash in the main event at UFC Fight Night 51. Without a win in his past two outings, Silva will battling to retain his Top 10 position in the heavyweight rankings. Although Bigfoot has only lost to champion Cain Velasquez since joining the UFC roster, he disappointed by failing his drug test following a draw with Mark Hunt in December 2013. In his return to the Octagon thre read news >>

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