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WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares pulled off yet another masterful leg-lock submission, but as MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes discusses in his latest edition of “The Speed Bag,” the champ is this close, man.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, (...) read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Joanna Jedrzejczyk talks about her close fight against Claudia Gadelha at UFC on FOX 13, punches that landed after the bell, beating the #1 strawweight, rounding out her grappling game, her love of sneakers, and more. read news >>

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"Close" meaning "razor thin" and possibly controversial. Junior dos Santos was out of action for over a year after Cain Velasquez delivered the beating of a lifetime at UFC 166 back on Oct. 19, 2013. He had been scheduled to fight Stipe Miocic in May of this year but that was delayed when he suffered an injury. It finally took place tonight (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014), after so many months of build, in the main event of UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix, Arizona and it was an epic heavyweight showdown worthy o read news >>

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Check out the results from the closing 3 preliminary bouts from the UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card in Phoenix, Arizona. The UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card from Phoenix, Arizona is now in the books. One notable omission is Ed Herman/Derek Brunson, which was cancelled during the event after Brunson was revealed to have suffered food poisoning. Welterweight veteran Joe Riggs made his first UFC appearance since 2006, but the 32-year-old didn't even last a minute with Ben Saunders. Riggs was visibly read news >>

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PHOENIX – For a while it looked like a close fight that would test the acumen of the judges at cageside, and then a sudden burst of violence from Bryan Barberena took the problem out of their hands. After two close rounds to start the bout, Barberena (10-2 MMA, 1-0 (...) read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 came to a close Wednesday night with the final two bouts. The semifinals saw former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and No. 7 seed Rose Namajunas advance to the finals. The matchup takes place Friday night, and the winner walks away as the inaugural UFC strawweight champion. Esparza entered as the No. 1 seed. She was favored to make it to the finals with her wrestling. Namajunas was not as favored. She came into the show with a 2-1 record. The 22-year-old ha read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is coming to a close this week when the finale hits Fox Sports 1. The main event will see the crowning of a champion. The inaugural strawweight championship bout will be between the winners of semi-final matchups Carla Esparza vs. Jessica Penne and Rose Namajunas vs. Randa Markos. There will be plenty of other fights taking place on Friday. The complete card will not be official until following the final taped episode of the show on Wednesday evening. The UFC has a read news >>

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With UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" coming to a close last night (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) -- and the championship double-dip closing the promotion's most recent pay-per-view (PPV) event -- check out the LIVE post-fight press conference video stream below from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring company president Dana White and all the other important mixed martial arts (MMA) players. It was a great evening of mixed martial arts (MMA) action (see full results here), with the read news >>

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The UFC will close out 2014 with a busy December, featuring four fight cards over the next two weeks. First up is UFC 181, which takes place this Saturday, December 6, in Las Vegas. This pay-per-view boasts two title fights, headlined by a rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler for the welterweight crown. The two previously tussled back in March, when Hendricks won a hotly contested unanimous decision. The other title bout is for the lightweight standard. Recently crowned Anthony Pett read news >>

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On episode 4 of UFC 181 Embedded, the fighters make final preparations before the official weigh-ins, meeting with fans, getting in final workouts and feeling the pressure. read news >>

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Marcelo Castaneda was close to giving his full attention to a college wrestling career. Then he found MMA.Filed under: News read news >>

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Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were never close friends. By most accounts, they've been enemies for a long, long time. Pegged to fight each other at UFC 175 and put an end to the verbal feud the two men had built in years past, one failed drug test from Sonnen and one averted drug test from Silva put an end to the fight that should have been. Both men have since retired from mixed martial arts. Sonnen now spends his days as an analyst on ESPN while Silva spends his days in front of a camera di read news >>

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The UFC is looking to close 2014 with a bang. UFC 181 is the bang that the company is looking for, as the event hosts two title fights on pay-per-view that should grab the attention of fans. The card holds some good star power, as names such as Anthony Pettis, Johny Hendricks, Travis Browne, Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber grace the card. Those are the type of names that will attract MMA fans left and right. Many times, fans need a reason to watch a UFC event. Here are five reasons to tune in. read news >>

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It was close enough to go either way, but the judges agreed on Chico. Chico Camus struggled just enough in the UFC bantamweight division he decided to drop down to 125-pounds to swim with the flyweight sharks. He was thrown in with the up-and-down Brad Pickett in his first outing on the main card of tonight's (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event in Austin, Texas on Fox Sports 1. He was impressive early on, cutting up Pickett's face, drawing first blood, and landing read news >>

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