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Mark Hunt is looking to get right back to work. Following his second-round knockout of Roy Nelson on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 52, Hunt told the media that he is injury-free and would like to fight on the Nov. 7 event in Sydney. Problem is, most of the big names in the heavyweight division have either just fought or are booked to fight in the coming months, but that doesn't seem to bother Hunt. "I want to move forward," he said. "I want to move up into the rankings. I want to get a title shot. read news >>

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A look back at the action from UFC Fight Night Japan, including the heavyweight showdown in the main event between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The UFC returned to the Saitama Super Arena on Saturday morning - the legendary venue that hosted a multitude of PRIDE events over a decade during the sport's peak in Japan - and brought with it an exciting fight card packed with memorable stoppages and enticing action. The compelling Fight Pass card is the third event that the UFC has hosted in Saitama, Ja read news >>

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"The Professional Predator" gets back into the Bellator cage tonight against Rafael Carvalho at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, Calif., and he spoke to MMAmania.com about his move from Ohio to Colorado and future MMA plans. Brian Rogers was seeking some changes in his life and in January, the Bellator veteran departed from the Strong Style Gym, packed up his life in Ohio, and headed out west to Denver, Colorado, to join Factory X. Rogers stayed with friend and new teammate Chris Camozzi until May read news >>

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Having bounced between wins and losses during his Bellator tenure, Brian Rogers is looking to start a streak and make a run at the middleweight belt. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey was in Brazil last weekend as part of the UFC Fight Night 51 festivities (video here). Naturally, the Brazilian media wanted to know more about her thoughts on local fighter, Cristiane Justino. "Rowdy" provided a "horrendous" scouting report. It didn't take long for Justino to catch wind of those comments and as expected, she had a few of her own. In addition to accusing the Olympic judoka of being "uneducated" about read news >>

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Every year the UFC sees a handful of its fighters take flight and soar. Whether it's an inevitable title shot, an illustrious winning streak or just plain old good fights, these standouts often rebirth a division. But this sport is not for the faint of heart. As fast as these fighters rise, the quicker they fall. This isn't the case 100 percent of the time, but more often than not some of the promotion's best competitors drop off in the long run. Here are five UFC stars who will take a step back read news >>

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TOKYO, September 19 – If it is a noisemaker you seek, Myles Jury is not that guy. In a sports world where words often speak louder than actions, the unbeaten Michigan native has taken a different... read news >>

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Mark Hunt is very realistic about the point he has reached in his career, saying he'll step away and not return when it's time. Mark Hunt may be in a little bit of trouble when it comes to making weight for his main event bout with Roy Nelson, but he's got a clear goal set when it comes to his fighting career. The aging heavyweight seems very aware of his place in the sport and the amount of time he has left to compete at a high level. But, he has set the goal of getting one crack at UFC goal, a read news >>

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Get ready for a late/early one folks. The UFC is back in Japan on Saturday, and if you are in America, you will be catching the fights late. UFC Fight Night 52, headlined by Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, should be a good one. There are great matchups throughout the card that should deliver on the entertainment. As for the prelim predictions, I have been pulling up the nose lately, boosting my record with some good recent performances. We will try to continue that here with our six-fight preliminary read news >>

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Saying he's 85% recovered from surgery for a torn bicep, the Welterweight champ isn't planning on fighting again until 2015. Johny Hendricks claimed the vacant UFC Welterweight belt by beating Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 in March of this year. Unfortunately he did it with a torn bicep and had to book a date for surgery right after the fight. Now it's looking like the champ might go a full year without defending his belt. Kenny Monday, Hendricks' coach at Team Takedown, spoke to Brett Okamoto of ESP read news >>

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In 2014, the UFC’s heavyweight division remains enthusiastically unknowable. Andrei Arlovski, whom many had stamped for the glue factory after his fourth straight loss in early 2011 to Sergei Kharitonov, is both a gradual and sudden UFC contender, depending on your point of view. He’s gone 8-1-(1) since that twilight spiral when people kept folding him up like a dinner tray. And in his second stint in the UFC, people -- oddsmakers, matchmakers, air-breathers -- keep waiting for him to get smashe read news >>

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