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  • 14 days ago
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There were no gifts or celebrations for Sergio Pettis on November 16, the first anniversary of his UFC debut, only more work as he prepared for Octagon fight number four against Matt Hobar this Saturday read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On the 15th anniversary of UFC 22, Frank Shamrock remembers the greatest fight of his career, his victory over Tito Ortiz. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Last week, the fifth anniversary of the high point of MMA in the United States came and went, without all that much fanfare. July 11 marked the anniversary of UFC 100, a show that at the time felt like a significant step in a long journey.Today, it might be even more significant. It may not have been a new level in a long journey. It may have been the peak moment of the trip. UFC has promoted a number of big fights and big shows over the last five years. But nothing they’ve done has reached even read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Just one day before the one-year anniversary of Chris Weidman becoming the UFC middleweight champion, he is set for another middleweight bout with Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. Despite earning the win outright and defeating Anderson Silva yet again just months later—albeit after an unfortunate injury for The Spider—Weidman has unfairly drawn tremendous criticism. Even fellow fighter Junior dos Santos chimed in with his two cents on the matter, per MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz: read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves. It’s hard to believe anyone would doubt him leading up to his UFC 175 showdown with Lyoto Machida—a fight exactly 364 days removed from the first time he toppled Anderson Silva and took a hammer to our delicate sensibilities—yet some fans remain unimpressed. There was enough weirdness during his two 2013 victories over Silva that those p read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Long before there was a Ronda Rousey, there was a Christophe Leninger, a judo black belt who competed in an early UFC. And long before he entered the Octagon, Leninger was friends of Jason Feig, who roomed with him at the Junior Olympics in Japan. Feig’s best friend growing up in Chicago was Barry Meyer. Barry, and his brother Jeff Meyer, came to the mixed side of martial arts through this grapevine. In 1994, not quite a year after the first UFC began to hybridize the martial arts in Denver, the read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The nations premier amateur MMA promotion in Las Vegas is celebrating their 20th anniversary on June 7th with an event free to the public and a very stacked card at the Thomas and Mack in memory of founder Barry Meyer. Co-founder and brother Jeff Meyer joined us on Iconici Radio MMA to talk about this event which will award one female winner with an Invicta FC contract. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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As Patrick Cote approaches the tenth anniversary of his UFC debut against Tito Ortiz back in October of 2004, I had to ask him whether it feels like nearly a decade since that first fight in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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To accommodate this afternoon’s UFC event, MMAjunkie Radio is moving to a start time of 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) to serve as a post-UFC Fight Night 39 show.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: George Roop, TUF Nations Finale read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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As Invicta Fighting Championships nears its two-year anniversary, 15 fighters have joined the roster, including a pair of recent UFC vets.Filed under: News Tagged: Peggy Morgan, Roxanne Modafferi read news >>

  • a year ago
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With the UFC’s historic 20th anniversary show now in the books, it’s time to take a look back at the card to find out who came out the biggest winners – and who took a tumble. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC, Videos Tagged: Chael Sonnen, Georges St-Pierre, (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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The main event of the UFC’s 20th anniversary show was overshadowed by controversy as welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre came away with a questionable split-decision victory against Johny Hendricks. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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On the day of the UFC’s 20th anniversary show, how about a trip down memory lane with some UFC trailblazers, including Royce Gracie, Mark Coleman, Dan Severn and Art Jimmerson?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Art Jimmerson, Dan Severn, Mark Coleman, (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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Saturday's UFC 167 main event between champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks is set following Friday's weigh-in at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. read news >>

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