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  • 21 days ago
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A "breakout" can mean different things to different people. It can mean a flare-up of a skin irritation, for example. It can mean an escape en masse of prisoners from prison. But it's not going to mean those things today. Today, right here, in an MMA context, it means taking the next step in your career. But what does that mean? Well, it differs. In the following slideshow, we're going to attempt something dangerous: We're going to attempt to apply the term "breakout" to more than one situation. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 53 was set to be Gunnar Nelson's breakout party. Instead, it produced the Iceland native's first MMA loss. Rick Story, a tough UFC veteran, was billed as Nelson's first real test in the welterweight division. However, Nelson was the favorite coming into Saturday. In holding Nelson to one takedown over five rounds, Story was able to avoid rolling with the grappling ace and had a clear edge when it came to striking. Landing 100 more significant strikes than Nelson, Story cruised to read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Hoping to keep building on a banner year, Victory Henry is shooting for a title at Super Fight League's sold out American debut on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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This year has been a breakout one for Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza. It will also see him undergo two elbow surgeries in the span of seven months. According to Souza's manager, Gilberto Faria, Souza was diagnosed with ulnar neuropathy, a numbness in his right elbow caused by the entrapment of the ulnar nerve, resulting in numbness and tingling into the fourth and fifth fingers. "He will need surgery to release the pressure on his ulnar nerve," Faria said. "We will schedule surgery for next week. We exp read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight Danny Castillo is scheduled to make his 19th appearance under the Zuffa banner and his 11th fight in the UFC when he meets Tony Ferguson at UFC 177. But he knows few fans probably realize that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Even though Edson Barboza’s UFC record shows far more wins than losses, his opportunities to break into the top 10 have produced disappointing results. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Women's MMA is on the rise. This much is certain. Between the UFC, Invicta and other promotions accepting their place in the sport, stars are sure to be made. Ronda Rousey is easily the biggest star in the sport, though Miesha Tate, Cris "Cyborg" Justino and Gina Carano have also broken out into the spotlight. With the increased exposure, including Invicta on UFC Fight Pass and WSOF on network TV, who are some women that can become breakout stars? Let's take a look at four women who could fit th read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Matt Brown plans on taking the UFC title, refuses to call it a "title shot." Whether a title fight is next for Brown remains to be seen, but Dana White says Brown has finally broken out from the pack. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter 19 is already under way, as we are two quarterfinal bouts into the season. Despite the fact that this installment of the show doesn't come in with great hype, as much of the attention is on the all-female TUF 20 later this year, it has the potential to be an explosive season. The cast features middleweights and light heavyweights, with the latter weight class needing some depth in the UFC ranks. There are some good-looking scouts that could end up becoming stars if they take read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Paige VanZant looked to be poised as a breakout star for the upcoming 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter, but that will not happen. The 20-year-old fighter will not be allowed on the show due to her young age. She turned 20 in March, and one must be 21 before they can enter the TUF house to compete on the show. It was unfortunate news for VanZant and fans alike. While she would not have been a favorite on the show, VanZant had a title opportunity ripped away from her. The TUF finalists will bat read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – For a breakout superstar, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has had to get used to the sound of boos in a hurry. It probably helps that she’s getting a lot of practice these days and figures to get more in the future.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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