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How much violence is too much violence? Within the bounds of combat sports, how heartbreaking would it be to have to watch a legend of the sport—arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time—ripped apart and shredded before your eyes? If the UFC books Anderson "The Spider" Silva for a trilogy fight with middleweight champion Chris Weidman, these questions will be put to the test and answered in short order. Weidman would demolish Silva—again—if they meet inside the UFC Octagon a third t read news >>

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The book on Tim Boetsch is pretty much written. When "The Barbarian" is able to unleash the beast, he's trouble for any opponent in the middleweight division. When the fight becomes something other than a brawl, he runs into trouble. Both of these came into play in his bout with Thales Leites at UFC 183 Saturday night. But unfortunately for Boetsch, Leites withstood his brutal shots and scored an arm triangle victory at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. More Coverage: UFC 183 Results | UFC newsDownloa read news >>

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Chris Leben says his wild ride has seen him “with playmates in a penthouse,” as well as “smoking crack with bums under a bridge.” He plans to put it all in his forthcoming book, but dredging up his dark places takes a toll.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The first four fights are in the book at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, and three ended before the final horn. The UFC Fight Night 59 preliminary card might not have a ton of viewers due to a couple of NFL football games, but the early action was pretty good. The first bout went to a decision, but might stand up as the fight of the night when all is said and done. And the next three bouts all finished late finishes. In the opener, Joby Sanchez used power punched and some slick grappling to get by read news >>

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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch reviews middleweight wrestling champion and professional boxer Frank Lewis' treatise on self defense, entitled The New Science: Weaponless Defence, first published in 1906. Welcome, ladies and gentleman, to Connor's library--er, that is . . . my library. As a former student of history I have a fondness for all sorts of old and dusty texts--that and blank notebooks--but I am particularly interested in classic fighting books. There are many, many manuals, t read news >>

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Pro-Wrestler vs. Power Ranger? Anton Tabuena gives five reasons why he thinks the UFC should book CM Punk vs. Jason David Frank. One of the main talking points about CM Punk's signing has been who the UFC will put him up against. Several established fighters across multiple divisions have called out the former pro-wrestler, but Dana White has suggested that he will instead be brought up slowly and matched against fighters with similar experience. While there will obviously be a lack of marketabl read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced that she will be releasing a new book in 2015 written by her sister Maria Burns Ortiz. On Monday afternoon, Regan Arts announced that they had bought the publishing rights to Ronda Rousey's upcoming book, scheduled for a 2015 release. "Ronda Rousey has been victorious in life because he has heart, strength, discipline, and a sense of conviction," Regan Arts CEO Judith Regan stated. The book will be written by Rousey's sister, Maria Burns O read news >>

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Ronda Rousey has expanded her brand past mixed martial arts, acting and modeling, with the news that her memoir will be released in 2015. read news >>

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Publisher Regan Arts announced on Tuesday that they had acquired Ronda Rousey's upcoming book, entitled "My Fight/Your Fight." Written with Rousey's sister and sports journalist Maria Burns Ortiz, the book is set to publish in May 2015. It will chronicle Rousey's inspiring journey from childhood to Olympic bronze to UFC gold. "Everyone has their own fight," Rousey stated in a press release. "Through my journey to become the greatest fighter in the cage, I learned the concepts to conquer every ba read news >>

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We don't know why, when, what weight or against who, but CM Punk sure will fight in the UFC. The why (money), when (mid 2015), weight (185 pounds), where (Chicago, Illinois) can all sort of be deduced, but who the former WWE superstar will face in the Octagon is a much more interesting question. UFC fighters in nearly every weight class have gone to work calling out the 36-year-old pro wrestler on Twitter, but they're wasting their breath. According to UFC president Dana White, Punk's future opp read news >>

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Invicta FC 10 weigh-in results are in the book, and headliners Michelle Waterson (105) and Herica Tiburcio (105) made weight without issue. The same cannot be said for everyone else.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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2014 has been a chaotic year for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Nearly every event the UFC has put on has been in one way or another impacted by injury. The end of the year is shaping up nicely though, as is the first quarter of 2015. At The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on December 12, we will see the crowning of the inaugural women's strawweight champion and the unofficial launch of the UFC's newest division. Over the next three months, we'll (hopefully) get to witness eight UFC title fights read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In the third installment of “UFC 179 Embedded,” we get everything from pigeon-catching to book-club recommendations to Conor McGregor’s arrival in Rio de Janeiro.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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It's becoming more and more apparent that Irish sensation Conor McGregor is on his way to becoming the biggest superstar in mixed martial arts. That's not just us writers blowing smoke up his you-know-what, it's relevant in the way he conducts himself inside and outside of the Octagon. As the unofficial front man for European MMA's American invasion, McGregor has already inherited a shoulder-shattering amount of pressure and responsibility. At only 26 years of age, The King of Dublin has talked read news >>

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