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When Emmanuel Walo’s family was dragged from their home in Liberia by armed looters, it resulted in a move to America, a stint as a prison guard in Iraq and eventual success in mixed martial arts.Filed under: News read news >>

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If something was going to spoil a fight people have been waiting 16 months to see, the best they can do it make sure it's in devastating fashion. Jon Jones vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is the new "big fight" on the UFC horizon after Johnson destroyed Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday night's FOX show from the Tele 2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The positive is that even though Johnson is a lesser known fighter than Gustafsson, without the history of coming so close that many believed he beat Jone read news >>

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The MMA world has changed a lot in the last few years. Anderson Silva is no longer the pound-for-pound kingpin. Georges St-Pierre is retired. The heavyweight champion has fought just twice since 2012, and there are now 10 weight classes in the UFC. Those are just a few of the changes that have affected some of the divisions in the UFC. The rest of the divisions have changed greatly too; some have improved, while others have not. With that in mind, let's check out a power ranking of all 10 divisi read news >>

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STOCKHOLM - Anthony Johnson discusses his upcoming fight againt Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14, his journey, how the Vitor Belfort changed his career, how he can relate to Jon Jones' situation, and more. read news >>

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A fight promoter is always at the mercy of reality, in the sense the best laid plans can and often do blow up in a promoter's face on a regular basis. It was very obvious from the moment it was announced what Sunday night's UFC Fight Night main event with Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver was supposed to be. Siver was a good, if aging, stand-up fighter who is hard to finish. But he was going in with both a major speed and reach disadvantage. He was tailor-made to showcase McGregor, whose gift of g read news >>

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Cerrone's style may not have changed over the years, but he's definitely gotten better, according to "Smooth." Despite the fact that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officials failed to ask Ben Henderson if he was okay with facing Donald Cerrone after his original opponent, Eddie Alvarez, bowed out of the fight with an injury, the impromptu switch wasn't a big deal for "Smooth." That's because the former lightweight champion has already faced -- and defeated -- "Cowboy" on two separate occas read news >>

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Following news Tuesday night UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for the metabolites involved in cocaine use and had voluntarily entered a drug treatment facility, the UFC and UFC President Dana White issued a statement expressing support for Jones and his recovery. Reebok, one of Jones' sponsors, and the official apparel line of the UFC, issued a statement on Tuesday night as well expressing support for the 27-year-old champion. "We commend Jon for taking the necessary read news >>

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Jon Jones has been called the greatest fighter in the sport, but he's never been the UFC champion of the box office. But with a strong win in a match that garnered the most attention of any fight in more than a year, can he now be counted upon to bring in big numbers on a more regular basis? Jon Jones established Saturday night he was the best MMA fighter of this time, and perhaps any time. While Jones has been perfecting his technique inside the octagon, his game plan outside when it comes to h read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: What's next for Jackson after his move back to the UFC? Even Dana White doesn't know yet. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: What's next for Jackson after his move back to the UFC? Even Dana White doesn't know yet. read news >>

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There are a number of different ways UFC can approach its latest signing, Rampage Jackson. But using the old star on the way out to make new stars may not be a role Jackson relishes. For the second time in three weeks, one of the biggest stories after a UFC show wasn't about the winner of the main event, but rather a major signing from another organization. While the signing of C.M. Punk two weeks ago was controversial in the sense he had never fought professionally, there was no question about read news >>

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It may not have been advertised for Saturday, or gone on last, but nothing felt more important watching UFC on FOX on Saturday night then the buildup for Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3. Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic went on last Saturday night, but there was no doubt watching the five-and-a-half hours on FOX and FS 1, what the real main event was. The night was all about promoting Jon Jones' light heavyweight title match with Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3. This is UFC's biggest match, pe read news >>

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The welterweight belt changed hands at UFC 181 on Saturday when Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. Fighters reacted to the fight via twitter. read news >>

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American kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, Kevin Ross, spoke to MMAMania about last weekend's S-Cup Shootboxing event in Japan, where his TKO victory over Michihiro Omigawa was overturned to a 'no contest.' The controversial decision eliminated him from the eight-man tournament. Japan, the "Land of the Rising Sun" and the country of controversial officiating and promoter interference. It has often been a common theme for Americans fighting overseas for foreign promotions, that if they don't knock read news >>

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