A once-in-a-lifetime meeting between two of MMA’s brightest stars will take place on a wrestling mat at Sunday’s Grapple at The Garden event. In the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden, two-time UFC lightweight title contender Gray Maynard and surging World Series of Fighting lightweight contender Ozzy Dugulubgov will return to their grappling roots and compete in the sport that started it all. Maynard, a two-time state champion and collegiate All-American from Michigan State University, cre read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Thomas De Almeida, the top bantamweight prospect in MMA and one of the brightest up-and-comers in the entire sport, signed with the UFC on Tuesday, according to reports. The news originally broke via Brazilian site MMA Premium (translation h/t Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com). The signing comes on the heels of Almeida's June 20 win over Caio Machado in the Legacy Fighting Championship promotion. The win netted Almeida the LFC bantamweight belt, and now, it has apparently netted him a contract read news >>
- 7 months ago
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While he’s considered one of the brightest young stars in the UFC’s welterweight division, Brazilian Erick Silva is still a relative unknown in the U.S.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Erick Silva, UFC Fight Night 40 read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Albuquerque, N.M. — One of the brightest prospects in mixed martial arts may soon be on her way to the UFC. Holly Holm, the undefeated former world champion boxer who has lived her entire life here in Albuquerque, is currently in negotiations with the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion and, if all goes well, could make her debut this summer. Holm's manager Lenny Fresquez met with UFC executives in Dallas during UFC 171 over the weekend. Holm told Bleacher Report on Sunday evening that read news >>
World Series of Fighting has signed one of its brightest prospects to a long-term deal, as lightweight title contender Justin Gaethje has signed a new five-fight contract.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, Only on Junkie, World Series of Fighting Tagged: Justin Gaethje, WSOF 8 read news >>
The mixed martial arts world has lost one of the bantamweight division’s brightest prospects. Cornelius Godfrey passed away early Thursday morning in a motorcycle accident. read news >>
Brett Cooper knows what it's like to have his back against the wall and need a miracle. He was in trouble against Dan Cramer. But he rallied, got his miracle and got to Bellator's Season 8 middleweight tournament finals. read news >>
The renowned Renzo Gracie believes the welterweight can rule the division. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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One of the brightest rising stars in MMA, John Cholish will look to add a lightweight title to his resume in his next fight at Cage Fury Fighting Championship on June 10.
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Two of AMA Fight Club's brightest standouts are going to stick around in the octagon.
Lightweight contender Jim Miller and welterweight prospect Charlie Brenneman have signed new four-fight contract extensions with the UFC.
AMA manager Mike Constantino broke the news today while appearing on MMAjunkie.com Radio.
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- 4 years ago
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Two of the UFC’s brightest lightweight prospects will lock horns at UFC 123 on Saturday, as “The Ultimate Fighter” alums George Sotiropoulos and Joe Lauzon meet in a featured bout at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Mich. read news >>
- 4 years ago
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A matchup between two of the brightest prospects in the UFC's light heavyweight division appears likely for early 2011.
A long-discussed contest between "The Ultimate Fighter 8" winner Ryan
Bader and the dynamic 23-year-old Jon Jones appears likely for the as-yet-unannounced UFC 127 event.
MMAjunkie.com learned of the planned date from sources close to the event.
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