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Every spring, as Californians fill out their state tax forms, many stop and ponder one of the highest such rates in the nation, and whether the size of the check they cut to Sacramento outweighs the state's many charms. At some point, they'll at least toy with the thought of moving to Nevada, where the income tax rate sits at zero. Most California residents just sigh and drop their check in the mail. But Jon Fitch has always been one to march to the beat of his own drummer. When asked why he up read news >>

  • a month ago
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Can you be a pro fighter and also be a fully committed vegan? A select few say yes, while others have doubts. But for those who choose this sometimes difficult lifestyle, there’s often more at stake than wins and losses.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is from Brazil, but for a few weeks prior to his fights, he becomes a Jersey boy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber discusses the upcoming challenges for his teammates Chad Mendes and Andre Fili at UFC 179, against Jose Aldo and Felipe Arantes, his next UFC bout against Francisco Rivera, if he would ever fight fellow Team Alpha Male member T.J. Dillashaw, his thoughts on another bout with Dominick Cruz and much more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Marlon Moraes believes he’s the world’s best bantamweight. Just how good? He’s already thinking about the possibility of one day leaving WSOF for bigger opportunities.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The queue to fight Michael Bisping is never empty for long. So naturally, less than a few days after the polarizing Brit picked up a pivotal, possibly career-saving fourth-round TKO victory over Cung Le in Macau this past weekend, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was right there, letting it be known on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour just how unimpressed he was by what many are calling the best performance of Bisping's career. "What, by his pitter-patter?" Rockhold asked f read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Here's a round up of ALS Ice Bucket Challenges as done by UFC personalities. Hint, Frankie Edgar had the best one. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been going viral recently, but if you've been living under the rock, the challenge is simple: If you get called out, you have 24 hours to either dump a bucket of ice water on your head or donate to an ALS charity. Once you finish, you then get to call out other people. Countless high profile celebrities and athletes have all joined in the action (wit read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Luke Barnatt, friend of Chael Sonnen, wants to fight against Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't know his challenger but accepts the bout anyway. One of Chael Sonnen's pupils on The Ultimate Fighter season 17, Luke Barnatt, wants to settle matters with one of his coach's enemies, Wanderlei Silva. The Englishman's challenge was already accepted, as "The Axe Murderer" told Combate.com that he is up for the fight, aeven though he doesn't know who his opponent is. He also mentioned that bouts against Vitor read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Here’s what we know for sure about Ronda Rousey’s future in the Octagon: On Saturday she’ll take on Alexis Davis at UFC 175, she’ll win, and then she’ll take a vacation. Given that she opened as an eye-popping 20-to-1 favorite over Davis, we’d be fools to think anything else about how their fight will go. Rousey will come out of her corner, tinker with a few of the new toys she’s been refining in her striking game and then find a way to finish things, probably on the ground, probably during the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ronda Rousey might have an opportunity to prove her point. In a recent interview on The Great MMA Debate podcast, Rousey said "judo fighters that are good on the ground never really got the respect they deserved" and that she "can beat any BJJ girl in the world, gi or no-gi, any weight division, black belt all the way in any rule setting." The current lightweight and open class jiu-jitsu world champion, Bia Mesquita heard her quotes and wants to challenge the UFC bantamweight champion. "She’s co read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Because Brazil is the one place Belfort can still get licensed lickety-split. Lyoto Machida has a chance to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title this Saturday night (July 5, 2014) when he fights Chris Weidman in the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which goes down inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. But Vitor Belfort can only see the "All American." That means "The Phenom" will be waiting for Weidman at the conclusion of this weekend's mix read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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SAN ANTONIO – A tough weight cut added to the challenges welterweight Kelvin Gastelum faced both before and during his previous fight with Rick Story, but the winner of "The Ultimate Fighter 17" claims his waistline isn't an issue heading into his next bout. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Demetrious Johnson did it again on Saturday at UFC 174, leaving yet another highly ranked challenger choking on his exhaust fumes with astonishing ease. This time it was Ali Bagautinov starting out game but ending the fight down 50-45 on all three scorecards. The 29-year-old Dagestani fighter came in undefeated in the Octagon and riding an 11-fight overall win streak, but by the end of 25 minutes with Johnson, he looked as helpless as the rest. Dominance is becoming a habit for the UFC’s 27-year read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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VANCOUVER – UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson said he isn’t necessarily avoiding John Dodson, but he isn’t running toward a rematch with the top flyweight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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