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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been rather quiet since his last fight, leaving us all in the dark about what the next step will be in his career. read news >>

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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

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Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate handed Rin Nakai her first career loss at UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson in Japan on Saturday. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns to action on Dec. 13 at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, taking on Stipe Miocic in the UFC on Fox 13 main event. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva is hanging up his gloves after one of the most storied careers in MMA history. The famed light heavyweight made the announcement via a YouTube video on Friday afternoon. "I am stepping down from the ring. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again," he said. "My career is over. Because I don't have a stage to perform, where the athletes get the proper respect. For these reasons, I have had enough." Silva is most known for his days in PRIDE as the middleweight champion, but read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will return to the Octagon in December. The UFC officially announced that "Cigano" will take on rising heavyweight Stipe Miocic in the UFC on FOX 13 main event in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 13. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani first reported the bout on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight. dos Santos (16-3) will make his return to the cage after a one-sided loss to reigning champion Cain Velasquez in October. He was scheduled to face off against Mioci read news >>

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Former Pride champion and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva on Friday released a video announcing his retirement and did not mince words when it came to the way the UFC treats its fighters. read news >>

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Invicta FC Featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino responded to Ronda Rousey’s recent comments on her striking skills and apparent doping history. Cris ‘Cyborg' Justino is far from impressed with Ronda Rousey's "uneducated" comments about her earlier this week in Brazil. The UFC women's bantamweight champion took aim at Justino at a media scrum, where she referred to her fellow champion's "horrendous" technique, simple striking, and why her doping history relates to her lack of self-confide read news >>

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Rin Nakai takes on former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan and has no intentions of losing in front of the Japanese crowd. read news >>

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Former Lightweight champion and Pride superstar Takanori Gomi looks to stay relevant against the surging prospect Myles Jury. Phil and David ponder the infinite possibilities. Lightweight Takanori Gomi vs. Myles Jury One-sentence summary? Faded legend returns to his home country of Japan to take on a surging, undefeated young fighter from the US OR Vegas obsessed Dragonball Z character takes on fighter from that hit show about drunkards masturbating in each another's sushi. Who are these guys? T read news >>

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What does UFC champion Ronda Rousey have to do with transgender fighter Fallon Fox? Not much. But that didn't stop TMZ Sports from asking the champ about Fox and her "unfair advantage" when it comes to fighting other women. read news >>

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