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Watch the second episode of UFC 181 Embedded. The second episode of 'UFC 181 Embedded' has been released, this time with a preview of the co-main event on Saturday night. This episode focuses on the lightweight title fight between champion Anthony Pettis and former Strikeforce kingpin Gilbert Melendez, with several scenes dedicated to both those fighters. Pettis is seen during his media tour, while Melendez arrives in Las Vegas to settle into the hotel and prepare for his weight cut. UFC head ho read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Anthony Pettis believes Gilbert Melendez will be one of his toughest opponents and is undoubtedly among the best fighters in the lightweight division. The UFC 155-pound champion just thinks Melendez's career path and his own trajectory are going in opposite directions. "I feel like he's on his way out of the peak of his career, and I'm just entering it," Pettis told MMA Fighting at a media lunch Monday in Manhattan. "I think his peak of his career, I wouldn't say it's past, but he's read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Duke Roufus is in a tough position. He coaches Ben Askren and also has a great relationship with UFC president Dana White. Askren and White don't seem to see eye-to-eye, a fact you can extrapolate just from reading Askren's Twitter timeline. "I love both guys," Roufus said Monday at an Anthony Pettis media lunch to promote UFC 181. "I have so much respect for Dana, Lorenzo and Frank. I've told them so many times Roufusport wouldn't be around without them. I wouldn't be here without t read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Ronda Rousey discusses the new UFC-Reebok partnership, her involvement in it, her choice of cage attire, attending indy wrestling shows, and more. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about the new UFC-Reebok partnership, the pros and cons of the deal, as well as his upcoming title fight against Vitor Belfort. read news >>

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NEW YORK -- UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discusses the new UFC-Reebok partnership, how the deal came to be, his thoughts on the rankings, and more. read news >>

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NEW YORK -- Frankie Edgar talks about his win over Cub Swanson two weeks ago, his pitch to Dana White to get the next title shot, and his thoughts on the new UFC-Reebok partnership. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC president Dana White talks about the new UFC deal with Reebok, what it means for the fighters, why they did it now, as well as the new UFC headquarters in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The UFC will make a special announcement with Reebok on Tuesday morning in New York City. Check out the video above. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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NEW YORK -- Anthony Pettis believes those who have come out recently against his coach Duke Roufus and the Roufusport gym are using an unfortunate tragedy to further their own personal agendas. Roufusport fighter Dennis Munson Jr., 24, died due to head trauma following an unsanctioned, amateur kickboxing bout in March. An investigative report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last month highlighted apparent negligence at the event from officials, doctors and Munson's own cornermen. The card was read news >>

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Chris Algieri came into his fight with the great Manny Pacquiao last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) a sizable underdog despite a career-best performance against Ruslan Provodnikov in his previous bout. Though clearly very skilled, few expected the former kickboxing champion to challenge the Filipino great on HBO Boxing's latest pay-per-view (PPV) from The Venetian in Macau, China. Turns out those few were completely wrong. Pacquiao demolished Algieri, officially dropping him a staggering six times read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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New York, NY - GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced the return of elite kickboxing action with GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY, set to air live on SPIKE TV at 9/8c from Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma on Friday, November 7th. The event marks GLORY's debut on a new night, moving to Friday evenings for its return to SPIKE TV. Headlining GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY is the Lightweight World Title clash between reigning GLORY Lightweight Champion Davit Kiria (22-9-0, read news >>

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The baseball world is currently celebrating the career of New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter as he plays out his last season in pinstripes, and while the numbers he’s put up and championships he’s won read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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At a screener for The Ultimate Fighter 20 in New York last week, eight of the strawweights were on hand, all of them in on a secret. They knew their short-term fates, while the media ate baked haddock and inferred what it could. A few of them, including the Scottish castmate Joanna Calderwood and Canadian fighter Randa Markos, needed to hustle so they could ring the NASDAQ bell. On the left coast, in Los Angeles, the other eight women of TUF were doing some approximation of the same thing with a read news >>

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