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For the first time in his MMA career, Bibiano Fernandes finished a fight after going past the first round, but there’s a reason why Dae Hwan Kim survived that long at ONE FC 23. The ONE FC bantamweight champion, who improved his winning streak to nine on Dec. 5, submitted Kim with a second-round rear-naked choke. However, he had to overcome a tough situation when Kim landed several illegal elbows to the back of his head in the opening round. The referee deducted a point, but that didn’t prevent read news >>

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From the sound of it Junior dos Santos wants to be around for a long time, but Dana White sounds a lot less sure. One of the hallmarks of great athletes is an undeniable will to compete. Many can never really picture themselves not being a competitive force in their sport, or see it as an empty horizon line that's always way out ahead of them, no matter how quickly they're moving toward it. Whether that's the case for Junior dos Santos or not, who can tell. But, Dos Santos seemed dead set that h read news >>

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If you watched Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, you could be forgiven if you didn’t realize bantamweight newcomer Henry Cejudo is a world-class wrestler. Lately, he’s been focusing on his striking skills – and for good reason.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>

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After an eleven-year career, former WEC lightweight champion and UFC veteran Jamie Varner announced his retirement following his fourth consecutive loss. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been involved in some of the division’s most punishing fights over the past two years. read news >>

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PHOENIX – Former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner is calling it a career at just 30 years old.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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WSOF champ Rick Glenn sees title defense against Lance Palmer as a chance to give his career a little boost. read news >>

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Nate Diaz briefly flirted with a career as a UFC welterweight before a pair of losses sent him back to the lightweight division, where he initially debuted in the octagon. But the process of shedding weight still dogs him.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Dos Anjos made a drastic career change that has him primed for a big year in 2015. read news >>

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At 36 years old and with limited mixed martial arts experience, former WWE champion CM Punk’s run as an active competitor in the UFC will be short-lived. Punk announced Saturday during the UFC 181 pay-per-view that he will be joining the UFC and will make his Octagon debut in 2015: Many hardcore UFC fans are concerned that Punk will be out of his element in the company, and one of the main reasons is a lack of formal training. Punk has worked with jiu-jitsu coach Rener Gracie over the past sever read news >>

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It was a night when a special announcement made after the first pay-per-view bout threatened to overshadow one of the UFC's best cards of the year. The signing of former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to the UFC roster sent shockwaves through the mixed martial arts world. But it was the improbable career comeback of Robbie Lawler—once considered one of the best prospects the sport had ever seen—that will be the true enduring story of UFC 181. Lawler's capture of th read news >>

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UFC President Dana White says CM Punk won’t follow the same career trajectory that Brock Lesnar did upon entering the UFC, and admits he doesn’t know whether Phil Brooks will be “one and done” or stick around.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Heading into Friday's RFA 21, Joe Murphy is well aware that his fight with Bruno Frazatto represents a tremendous career opportunity. read news >>

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