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  • 19 days ago
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MMA veteran Joe Riggs made a strong claim for 2014's strangest MMA-related story when he withdrew from his UFC return bout with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51 due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hand and leg. Now he has to deal with the unfortunate aftereffects of that: having a huge, gaping hole in his thigh. Celebrity gossip site TMZ visited Riggs at what appears to be his Arizona home to discuss his injuries and, warning, there is some seriously graphic content therein. In the vi read news >>

  • a month ago
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This is starting to get ugly. Well, uglier. Mike Kogan was not impressed by the comments from Dana White. Nate Diaz's manager came to the defense of his client (via Twitter) after the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president declared that Nate was not a "needle mover" like his older brother, Nick Diaz. Kogan begs to differ, and he offered up a few cold, hard facts to the leader of the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to prove his theory wrong. 4.4 mil 3rd highest, 2.4mil read news >>

  • a month ago
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Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision. It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point. So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida didn't simply put on one of the best title fights of the year in the main event at UFC 175, they also each earned $50,000 by claiming the Fight of the Night bonus for their five-round war. Weidman, 30, took the fight to Machida early and often. He backed up the Brazilian by applying constant pressure through three rounds, which allowed him to avoid Machida's best strikes and throw kicks along with hand combinations. But by the fourth round Weidman began to fade. M read news >>

  • a month ago
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Lyoto Machida will get his chance to claim the Middleweight title tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) when he battles division champion Chris Weidman at UFC 175. Does "The Dragon" have what it takes to become one of few fighters to have held titles in two different weight classes? Later tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) at UFC 175, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title is up for grabs. And for the first time in a very long time, Anderson Silva is not involved. Instead, his teammate, Ly read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens threw down for five rounds on Saturday night. And they've earned an extra $50,000 for their efforts. Swanson scored his sixth straight victory over the game Stephens, who hung in there despite an apparent broken hand suffered early in the fight. Swanson took a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. That was enough to land the duo Fight of the Night honors and give each an extra $50K. That marked Stephens' fourth bonus in his pas read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Demetrious Johnson looked like the epitome of the word dominant when he defeated Ali Bagautinov at UFC 174. Commentators Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg spoke in awe of the champion's speed, technique and skill as he controlled nearly every aspect of the fight. The UFC has Johnson sitting as the fourth-best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, but the question has come up whether or not he has what it takes to be considered the best in MMA. “Mighty Mouse” has continued to look light-years ahead of read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC president shared his doubts about Bellator's PPV buy claims with the assembled MMA media at yesterday's UFC 174 pre-fight scrum. "It shocks me, because no (Bellator) didn't (do 100,000 pay per view buys). Did [Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney] ever find out what the gate was? No, nobody ever got back on the gate? "He doesn't know what his gate was but he did 100,000 pay-per-view buys? The guy is a f--king clown, okay. Can you imagine having a night where you guys ask me, ‘hey, what'd you do for read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After eight hours, two main cards and 16 total fights, two new champions emerged from today’s “Cage Warriors 69: Super Saturday” event.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Warlley Alves and Antonio Carlos Jr. are the UFC's latest Ultimate Fighters. The Ultimate Figher show keeps chugging along, and the latest iteration was TUF Brazil 3. At the Finale, two new winners were to be decided - one at middleweight, the other at heavyweight. And the victors turned out to be Warlley Alves and Antonio Carlos Junior. In the middleweight final, Alves was in complete control of his fight with Marcio Alexandre through two rounds, but he wasn't satisfied with that. Early in the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With Renan Barao's shocking loss to TJ Dillashaw ending his claim to the top of the promotion's pound-for-pound list, there's plenty available for debate in the world of mixed martial arts these days. Who is the best mixed martial artist presently active in the sport? What division is the toughest to compete in? What's the weakest? Inspired by the sudden upheaval that came out of UFC 173, what follows is an attempt to rank the UFC's divisions from weakest to strongest in hopes of adding a new wr read news >>

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