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Sometimes it’s go big or go home. In MMA, more often than not, that attitude sees something spectacular happen in the cage. Other times, it happens in negotiations between fighter and promoter, usually on those rare occasions when a guy’s star power is enough for him to hold out for a little cash and a little exposure. That’s exactly what happened early in 2014, when Gilbert Melendez was ready to walk from the UFC. Bellator had offered him a big deal, and the only way the UFC could hold onto him read news >>

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A quick rundown of the action from the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway. The preliminary action from UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway is over and the action was solid with a very excited crowd in a very hot building. In the "featured prelim" bout, Marcos Rogerio de Lima beat Igor Pokrajac by landing some stopping power shots as the two men flurried against the cage. Pokrajac dropped and the referee was forced to jump in and make the save as Pokrajac was covering up an read news >>

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No Bellator fighters tested positive for banned substances after the organization's big event in San Diego on Nov. 15, MMA Fighting has learned. All Bellator 131 fighters tested by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) were clean. CSAC executive director Andy Foster confirmed the information with MMA Fighting on Friday. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight showcase bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, a pair of UFC Hall of Famers. Ortiz won the fight by unanimous decisi read news >>

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As the UFC closes out its 2014 event schedule, the co-headliners for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 58 are rather lopsided affairs, according to our MMAjunkie staff picks.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Desmond Green took a big step forward in his career in October when he knocked out former WEC champ Miguel Torres. Now he’s ready for the next evolution.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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Leading up to his promotion's mainland China debut, ONE FC CEO Victor Cui spoke exclusively to MMAWeekly.com about his ambitious plans for China. read news >>

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The UFC Flyweight champ has long had a lucrative Xbox sponsorship and he spoke to Mike Bohn about the implications of the UFC's Reebok deal. While fighters and fans are still waiting to find out the brass tacks details of the UFC's exclusive uniform deal with Reebok, one UFC champ is open with his concerns about the deal. UFC Flyweight champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson spoke with MMA Junkie's Mike Bohn. The champ didn't pull any punches. "Obviously I can't wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, read news >>

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While other apparel brands spent big money to get on UFC broadcasts, Roots of Fight managed to convince the power players to pay for their own shirts. With the impending Reebok deal set to shake up the landscape, it’s an example others could learn from.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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Big fighters. Small fighters. Rich fighters. Poor fighters. Ground fighters. Stand-up fighters. Mixed martial arts contains multitudes, fighters seemingly crafted especially to fulfill their role in the combat sports ecosystem. But, in this vast sea of archetypes and stereotypes, there is only one Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion who submitted longtime UFC contender Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds Saturday night on NBCSN. Fighting is all about misdirection. The read news >>

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Nate Diaz isn’t one to bite his tongue, and it irritates him that so many of his fellow UFC lightweights are the same way. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Felice Herrig talked a big game on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 all season, but she backed it up last night (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014) with a second round submission (armbar) of Lisa Ellis at the Finale event inside "The Pearl" in Las Vegas, Nevada. Herrig, who is billed as a Muay Thai fighter, was out to prove that she had a ground game, too. Even though she missed on several earlier submissions, and didn't necessarily display the best technique in the process, she was able to snatch Ellis' arm in read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Heather Jo Clark talks the drama between her and The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale opponent Bec Rawlings, fighting and training despite a torn ACL and wanting to be an inspiration to young women. read news >>

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When the big men headline a card, there's just a special buzz about the card. That's the case at UFC on Fox 13 from Phoenix, Arizona. Junior dos Santos returns to the Octagon for the first time since October 2013, when he was battered and stopped by UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos has been UFC heavyweight champion once in his career, and he wants nothing more than another chance to get back to the top of the mountain. His opponent has similar aspirations. Stipe Miocic has won read news >>

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Austin 3:16 says I just clicked your headline. Those WWE guys ... they sure know how to put butts in seats. But whether or not former professional wrestler CM Punk has the kind of drawing power that Brock Lesnar did, especially considering the lofty numbers the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion put up in his heyday (see them here), remains to be seen. UFC fan and ex-WWE headliner "Stone Cold" Steve Austin certainly likes his chances (via Cageside Seats): "I think h read news >>

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