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  • 29 days ago
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So, the UFC 183 main event was pretty weird, right? Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz conspired to produce a spectacle that was bizarrely compelling in every sense of the phrase. In truth, even the buildup to the fight was a little peculiar. Unlike most mixed martial artists, Diaz doesn’t tend to offer his opponents much respect prior to a bout. There are no smiles, fist bumps, handshakes, etc. And brohugs are absolutely out of the question. It was odd, then, to watch the 31-year-old offer Silva a ha read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC returns to the MGM Grand for the second pay-per-view event this month, this time with a somewhat bizarre if delightful middleweight main event between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Both are coming off of layoffs, one from a devastating injury, the other from a leave of absence from fighting. Does Diaz have enough offensive tools to earn the biggest win of his career or is 'The Spider' set to return in triumphant fashion? I answer these questions and more with my predictions for Saturday' read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following his rapid-fire UFC debut, Makwan Amirkhani offered his thoughts Joe Rogan’s bizarre post-fight interview. Makwan Amirkhani almost had his night ruined by UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Amirkhani, who made his UFC debut on the preliminary portion of the fight card in Sweden, blitzed his opponent Andy Ogle with a flying knee and several follow-up shots to force a stoppage in eight seconds. It was a remarkably impressive debut performance, as well as one of the more memorable finishes of the read news >>

  • a month ago
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TEMECULA, Calif. -- It took a couple of fight-turning low blows, an eye poke, and a stunning finish, but Patricio Freire remained champion. "Pitbull" submitted Daniel Straus with a rear-naked choke at 4:49 of the fourth round Friday night in the main event to retain his featherweight title at Bellator 132 here at Pechanga Resort & Casino. For the second straight title fight, Straus tapped to that submission as time ran down in a round. Straus (23-6) was winning the bout, just like he was last Ma read news >>

  • a month ago
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LOS ANGELES -- A strange video of Anderson Silva apparently knocking out a training partner with a knee aired on Brazilian television this week. A clip made its way to Twitter on Tuesday, queuing up multiple questions about its validity. UFC fighters Alexander Gustafsson and Phil Davis and their Alliance MMA head coach Eric Del Fierro both watched it Tuesday during a media luncheon to promote UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson. Even after viewing it several times, the trio had no clue what to read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – The weigh-ins were as weird as they were anticipated, but then again, have UFC 182 headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier done anything in a traditional manner?Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC on FOX 13: "Dos Santos vs Miocic" complete recap of Saturday night's (Dec. 13, 2014) “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured nine bouts across six divisions, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and UFC Fight Pass. Who won, lost, got KOed, and tapped? Get your UFC on FOX 13 “Prelims” fix below. After an enthralling The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale last night in Las Vegas (see results here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its first ever trip to Phoenix, Arizona fo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – In a bout that threatened to be marred by a controversial blow early on, John Moraga came back to win via late submission over Willie Gates.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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From the bizarre to the worrisome, the totally gross to the mildly surprising, this was a Saturday night that reminded us of the many ways MMA remains both a spectacle and a sport, with the UFC, Bellator, and WSOF all giving us something worth seeing.Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Well ... that was something. Will Brooks is now the Bellator lightweight champion after securing a technical knockout (TKO) finish over Michael Chandler at Bellator 131 on Sat. night (Nov. 15, 2014) in the co-main event of the Spike TV telecast. Chandler appeared to call an impromptu timeout -- a request that was not granted -- and ate a barrage of strikes until the fight was called off. Watch the replay above (courtesy of Zombie Prophet) and let's hear your take in the comments section below. F read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Josh Grispi's domestic violence case just took a turn for the bizarre as he and his wife appeared on Dr. Phil. Claims of hauntings, of an overly rambunctious dog that caused a neighbor to panic, of an evil, controlling mother stealing her children. Josh Grispi's wife appeared on Dr. Phil this week and the whole thing was just uncomfortably strange from start to finish. His wife, Kaitlyn Grispi was largely dismissive of any abuse she'd suffered, or any evidence of abuse discussed. Grispi for his read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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I hear bizarre call outs are all the rage these days. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Phil Davis took a convincing unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (replay here). In doing so, he inched himself one step closer to a potential 205-pound title shot -- then grabbed the mic and inexplicably called for a fight against former middleweight champion And read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Tim Kennedy and Cat Zingano sit atop the list of fighters potentially out for six months following UFC 178. Not only does Tim Kennedy have to contend with being on the wrong end of one of the most bizarre and controversial finishes in UFC history, he now has to deal with a potential six-month spell on the sidelines. Following a frantic second round that saw Kennedy mount an impressive comeback after a rocky start, Romero appeared weary and tentative about resuming the fight following the 60-seco read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Check out bizarre, but undefeated, fighter Rin Nakai's Pancrase 247 victory over Brenda Gonzalez, as she prepares to face Miesha Tate at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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