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Well now ... this is interesting. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua might not be ready to make that long-rumored drop to middleweight just yet, but "Shogun" isn't opposed to testing the lighter waters with a 195-pound catchweight fight. And the Brazilian's manager, Eduardo Alonso, knows just the guy to meet him there. "If I could choose, I'd love to see him fighting Michael Bisping," Alonso told PVT (via MMA Fighting). "I suggested some names to read news >>

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With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround. Only three years ago, he was released by the UFC after missing weight prior to a middleweight bout with Vitor Belfort. Now, he's arguably the scariest striker at 205 pounds and has the ability to claim the light heavyweight belt with one punch. Since read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmakers need a real fighter, they know who to call. That's probably why Nick Diaz got the nod for Anderson Silva's return fight at the upcoming UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place a week from Saturday (Jan. 31, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sure, Diaz isn't really a middleweight, but at least he won't dump and hump "The Spider" for five rounds in hopes of grinding out a judges' decision. The Stockton slugge read news >>

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With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. It doesn't hurt him that all the contenders ranked above him have already lost to Aldo. Now considered the biggest threat to Aldo's belt, McGregor' read news >>

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It's been a long time since Kimbo Slice, aka Kevin Ferguson, last entered a mixed martial arts cage. The street fighting legend, who rose to national prominence with a string of internet brawl videos in the early aughts then parlayed his fame into an absurdly lucrative MMA career with pit-stops in Elite XC and the UFC, inked a surprising multi-fight deal with Bellator last week, and even after five years away from the sport, Slice remains willing to take on all comers. "I don't even know who's t read news >>

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BOSTON – Don’t think for a minute that Conor McGregor was too distracted by a fight with Dennis Siver to take in Ricardo Lamas’ recent video parody.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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TEMECULA, Calif. -- Georgi Karakhanyan locked in a guillotine choke on Bubba Jenkins in the first round Friday night at Bellator 132 and it was tight. So tight that Jenkins didn't even have a chance to tap. He went unconscious. Karakhanyan yelled to referee Herb Dean that Jenkins was out. Dean checked Jenkins, but didn't pull Karakhanyan off for a submission win until precious seconds later. When he did and rolled over Jenkins onto his stomach, the knocked-out fighter's eyes rolled back in his h read news >>

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Add John “Doomsday” Howard to the list of UFC fighters who have challenged Phil “CM Punk” Brooks. The UFC’s recent signing of the former WWE superstar has drawn a mixed bag of opinions from fighters, media and fans. Among those to mention fighting him are Cathal Pendred, and now Doomsday says he’s up to the task. Howard spoke to the media ahead of his Boston fight with Lorenz Larkin, and he said he thinks the exposure for Punk and the UFC will be great but Punk’s skill level isn’t high enough fo read news >>

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It sounds like GSP doesn't have the same fond memories of his iconic words as many MMA fans. "I'm not impressed by your performance." If you've been an MMA fan, even over just the past half decade, you no doubt know exactly what these words mean, and where they come from. Then welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre uttered them at UFC 63 all the way back in 2006. Following Matt Hughes' second title defense, in his second reign as UFC champion. It was an iconic moment in the rise of GSP, as he w read news >>

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Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva is calling for less hate in the world following a violent shooting attack in France. To that end, "The Axe Murderer" may want to consider a new nickname now that he's no longer bringing violence to the cage. Nevertheless, the Brazilian superstar is hoping his considerable social media reach -- already being utilized to help the next generation of fighters -- can also help sprea read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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He calls it “chopping wood.” Others might call it “inhumane.”Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>

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In the early hours of Wednesday morning, outspoken UFC lightweight Nate Diaz tweeted that he “ain’t buying it," about Jon Jones entering rehab. He included the hastag “#publicitystunt.” read news >>

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Several questions still remain surrounding the news that Jon Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on Dec. 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 light-heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the questions that has been asked is: When did Jones and his team find out about the failed drug test? According to sources close to the situation, Jones was not notified by the Nevada Athletic Commission of the failed drug test before the fight. Sourc read news >>

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