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  • 16 days ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Thomas Almeida proved to be worth the hype in his UFC debut. The Chute Boxe prospect, who entered the UFC with a 17-0 record with 17 finishes, went the distance for the first time in his professional career, dominating Tim Gorman to win via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. "I wanted to feel his pressure, his movements, and unleash my muay thai," Almeida told the media after his dominant performance. "It was a great test for me, I co read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The presence of a sturdy chin, or lack thereof, always has and always will be predicated on a fighter's genealogical makeup. And since a chin can't be strengthened through hard work and dedication, those seemingly blessed with jaws of granite bring an attribute to the cage that many fighters can only dream of possessing. The opening portion of this two-part slideshow details the most rock-solid chins in MMA history—those that withstood countless beatings before ever giving into an embarrassing i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"I was flying to Brazil and at the airport and I had the opportunity to sit and watch the Overeem fight. He is a comedy, a cartoon. You have to feel sorry for a guy like that. He is reaping what he sowed. Who plants the good reaps good. He's a despicable person and does not deserve much attention from people. He's a guy who just leaves enmity wherever he goes. It's sad to see a person like him, because we never wish harm on a person, never want to see a person in this situation. It may be that I read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Don’t expect UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor to join the Sean Combs/Puff Daddy/P. Diddy/Diddy fan club anytime soon.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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And it doesn't help that "Spider" will be two months shy of his 40th birthday when he squares off against Nick Diaz. "I believe it's going to be a stand-up fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it's going to be a standup fight and it won't last five rounds. I think it will be over before five rounds, someone will get knocked out. Nick is hard to knock out, he was knocked out only once in the beginning of his career. Anderson is bigger than Ni read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Nick Diaz’s longtime head coach Cesar Gracie believes a trifecta of advantages–youth, chin and ground game–will lead Nick Diaz to victory against Anderson Silva. While Nick Diaz has had several public interviews since signing his contract extension with the UFC, it is his former coach Cesar Gracie who has offered up the more stinging comments regarding Diaz's opponent, Anderson Silva. Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva was made official several days ago, with UFC President going on SportsCenter to rev read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has a tall task ahead of him when he welcomes ex-UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva back to the Octagon on January 31, but his head coach can easily see him winning the fight. The UFC turned the fight world on its head by announcing the matchup yesterday, and Cesar Gracie has followed up with MMA Fighting since then to give his analysis on the bout. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a stan read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A superfight with UFC legend Anderson Silva on Jan. 31 brought Nick Diaz out of retirement, and his former coach Cesar Gracie believes the Stockton native could hand "The Spider" his third straight loss at UFC 183. "I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago," Cesar Gracie told MMAFighting.com, "and I think it’s a great fight." Both fighters enter the cage coming off back-to-back losses. Silva was stopped twice by Chris Weidman, while Diaz suffered decision losses to Georges St-Pierr read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Juan Manuel Puig’s chin held up longer than most would after repeated testing by Adriano Martins. But eventually, it gave out, and he crashed to the floor with a perfectly placed punch. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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That's a pretty bold statement from the outspoken Ray Longo, who says Chris Weidman will hurt Lyoto Machida bad if he can connect on the Brazilian's suspect chin. Chris Weidman will finally take on someone not named Anderson Silva, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion will defend his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A fight that came to be after Vitor Belfort was scratched (details) from his scheduled title fight against "Al read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Brendan Schaub’s detractors say his chin is questionable, that he can’t take a punch from an elite striker. Former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski, no stranger to those types of criticisms, isn’t buying it.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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