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Charmaine Tweet had her chance to alter the tide of women's MMA in 2011. In Tweet's pro MMA debut, she took on a highly touted rookie fighter named Ronda Rousey in a regional Canadian promotion called Hard Knocks Fighting Championship. Rousey was already in negotiations with Strikeforce at the time and trying to get out of the bout agreement with Tweet to sign with the organization. Tweet would have none of it. "What if I beat her?" Tweet said. "What would have come of her Strikeforce contract t read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Max Holloway didn’t even get a chance to leave the octagon at Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 60 event before he found out he’d be fighting Cub Swanson nine weeks later. But that’s just fine for the 23-year-old Hawaiian.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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For fighters on the UFC roster, the chance to make an additional $50,000 or even $100,000 per fight with the company’s performance bonuses can prove a life-changing opportunity. Bellator MMA featherweight champ Patricio Freire wants that same shot.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Is there a chance Anderson Silva is innocent? According to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva, "The Spider" was operating under the care of his physician, Dr. Marcio Tannure, who may have gone above and beyond the call of duty in an effort to preserve the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) main event. "Bigfoot" talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "Anderson has fought since he was 17, during his long career he has never had a problem with doping. Unfortunately, this happened wh read news >>

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Bellator's lightweight champion Will Brooks will finally get the chance to defend his title. ESPN.com first reported on Wednesday that Brooks' first title defense will come on April 10 against veteran fighter Dave Jansen at Bellator 136. That event, Bellator confirmed to MMA Fighting, takes place at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. Also announced for the card will be a middleweight fight between longtime kickboxer Joe Schilling (2-3) and Rafael Carvalho (10-3). Brooks (15-1) defeate read news >>

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Daniel Cormier may have just lost his chance at winning the UFC light heavyweight title, but he thinks a win over Alexander Gustafsson gets him right back in the mix. Daniel Cormier is trying to figure out how to get back into the title hunt, and his answer just might be Alexander Gustafsson. The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner is coming off a unanimous decision loss to champion Jon Jones, and Gustafsson was stopped in the first round by Anthony Johnson last weekend. Johnson will now f read news >>

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Only six days removed from Conor McGregor Mania, the UFC heads back to Sweden for a pivotal bout in the light-heavyweight division. It’s one of 10 reasons to watch UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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After two different discussions of Conor McGregor's flaws, it's time to look at what the man does well--namely, putting people away in violent fashion--with style! Conor McGregor's a changing man. If you read both parts of my piece "The Puncher's Path," then you already know that some of those changes are not necessarily for the best. On the other hand, if you watched McGregor destroy Dennis Siver Sunday night, you know that a great many of them are. As McGregor finds the truest incarnation of h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Joseph Duffy finally gets his chance, on MMA’s biggest stage no less, to prove he’s more than just the last man to defeat Conor McGregor. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 182 will be Hector Lombard's chance to prove his spot in the welterweight rankings. Everything leading up to the event looked like it would be Rory MacDonald, the UFC's No. 2-ranked contender, who would be next in line for the championship. However, another close battle between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler has seemingly pushed MacDonald back down the ladder. Per a report on UFC Tonight by Ariel Helwani, the UFC called to inform MacDonald that he would not be getting his title shot. With read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The second annual Awakening Awards is in full effect and giving the community a chance to vote on your favorite female pro fighter, fight, knock-out, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Any chance of Cris Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey happening any time soon may very well be shot to pieces following confirmation from Cyborg that she's not going to cut to bantamweight. One of the biggest factors in getting UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey set up with a huge fight with #1 women's featherweight Cris Cyborg was whether or not Cyborg would drop to 135 lbs to fight Rousey. It's something that Rousey has demanded, even though Cyborg has never competed in the division. With her read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX -- Henry Cejudo talks about wanting to show off his hands at UFC on FOX 13, being satisfied with his performance, fighting in his hometown of Phoenix, wanting to attempt another cut to flyweight, and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Carla Esparza left nothing to chance. read news >>

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