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By now, the UFC is established enough in Brazil that most MMA fans have heard just how hard it is for outsiders to go there and get a win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Swedish fighter Akira Corassani gets another UFC fight on his home turf, when he faces Sam Sicilia at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm. read news >>

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The contracted weight may be at 144 lbs, but when Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri steps into the ring, the challenger is likely to have a 15 lb weight advantage. The official weigh-ins for the highly anticipated boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri happens at 7:30 am local time in Macau, and while the contracted limit is at a catchweight of 144 lbs, the disparity will be much bigger come fight time. If the coaches' estimates are accurate, the challenger should be heavier by rou read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Nate Diaz and former light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen are as curious about UFC 183's main event as anyone else. Set to mark the returns of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight contender Nick Diaz, the 185 pound bout poses more than a few intriguing questions. Appearing this week on Sonnen's podcast, Nate Diaz seems least of all worried about his older brother being undersized. "Nick's a good size," said Diaz. "Anderson Silva fought Ryo Chonan, Jere read news >>

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Nate Diaz still doesn't sound all that satisfied with his contract, saying he's been taken advantage of for years, but is "ready to get back to work and do my thing." read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bloody Elbow the MMA "metagame" and how fighters are looking to take advantage of it While this piece was authored by T.P. Grant, it was assisted by a lengthy conversation with the Bloody Elbow Technique group with contributions by Fraser Coffeen, Ben Thapa, Zane Simon, Patrick Wyman, Connor Reubusch, James "aguy" Stapleton, Jen Flannery, and Kwasi Kwakwa. In any competition or contest, from military engagements to card games, there emerge generally accepted paths to victory. These patterns infl read news >>

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Not only is Rory MacDonald in line for the winner of the Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler rematch, but he'll get his welterweight title shot on friendly turf. UFC president Dana White told the Canadian Press on Wednesday that MacDonald (18-2) will, in fact, get the winner of the Hendricks-Lawler rematch at UFC 181. But he also added a wrinkle, saying that MacDonald, a native of British Columbia and resident of Montreal, will get the title shot somewhere in Canada. "It's pretty impossible to deny Ro read news >>

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Ross Pearson has never been knocked out in UFC lightweight competition, but that streak won’t last much longer if Al Iaquinta has anything to say about it.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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On Saturday, don’t expect altitude-weary fighters to be gasping for Swedish air. You also won’t see rabid fans yelling death threats to visiting athletes. But Ilir Latifi said he’ll still boast a strong home-field advantage.Filed under: News, Radio (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – Miesha Tate’s height advantage against Rin Nakai may have worked against her a bit when it came to getting a finish, but she cruised to a decision win.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"I think it's one of those situations where it's a case-by-case thing. I actually tried to research a lot and I feel that if you already go through puberty as a man, it's something you can't really reverse. But there are people that are identified earlier on who are put on hormone replacement therapy until they're of legal age, and they can make a decision to get the sex change later. That would be acceptable, that would be fine, because they wouldn't have already developed the bone structure of read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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What does UFC champion Ronda Rousey have to do with transgender fighter Fallon Fox? Not much. But that didn't stop TMZ Sports from asking the champ about Fox and her "unfair advantage" when it comes to fighting other women. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MACAU – Tyron Woodley took quick advantage of his opponent’s wide open striking attack, using a right hand counter to a spinning attack to put Kim down and some vicious ground-and-pound to finish him off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Invicta FC atomweight champion Jessica Penne moved up a weight class for The Ultimate Fighter 20 and believes she has an advantage heading into the reality show. read news >>

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