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Even with UFC's new rigorous drug testing policy, former longtime welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC President Dana White have not spoken about a potential Octagon return for "Rush." White also noted he won't "pressure" GSP to come back. read news >>

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It's a long shot. Anything involving Brock Lesnar and MMA is a long shot. But stranger things have happened, and it sounds like Frank Mir is ready to get strange. After knocking out fellow heavyweight Antonio Silva in the first round of Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 61 main event, Mir said at the post-fight news conference that he would "absolutely" be open to a rubber match. "Absolutely, I think it would be a huge, big fight, and I think it would put my name even higher up. I think a rubber ma read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes spar over whether Benson Henderson did enough to make fans care at UFC Fight Night 60, and why that code seems so hard to crack for so many fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and Brandon Thatch won ‘Fight of the Night’ honors for the main event, while Ray Borg and Neil Magny were awarded performance bonuses for their efforts. While Saturday night's UFC Fight Night: Broomfield event was far from the UFC's best, a handful of fighters earned impressive wins on Satuday night that warranted the $50,000 bonuses they were given. The humdrum event culminated with an enthralling main event between former lightweight champion Be read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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A former highly regarded prospect. Let go by the UFC after a disappointing run. Didn't really find great success in other promotions. That, in a nutshell, is the story of Robbie Lawler, the current UFC welterweight champion. He was given a second chance by the UFC and made the most of it. Just three years ago, the thought of Lawler holding UFC gold seemed ridiculous. "It's a pretty good story," Efrain Escudero told MMAFighting.com. Indeed. And Escudero has been watching it closely. Like Lawler, read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Pat Miletich has witnessed a lot of MMA in his days, so when he dubs something the greatest comeback win he’s ever seen, it’s worth watching.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was sidelined for all of 2014, and will be for most of 2015 as well after having a second ACL surgery. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Anthony Johnson's resurgence has been one of the best comeback stories in the 21-year history of mixed martial arts. Rumble was once a talented, yet floundering welterweight struggling to beat the scale then his opponent on fight night, and those inconsistencies led to the South Florida transplant losing his place on the UFC roster in 2012. Being released from Zuffa served as a wake-up call for the heavy-handed veteran, and he took his skill set to a variety of smaller platforms—and a few new we read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Jared Gordon inked another chapter in his remarkable comeback story on Saturday night, stopping Jay Coleman with a hailstorm of strikes from top position to secure a first-round TKO victory and preserve his undefeated record at CFFC 45. A 26-year-old featherweight whose harrowing struggles with addiction were profiled this past week on MMAFighting.com, Gordon (5-0) showcased crafty submission defense throughout in the fight, working out of two early submission attempts before shucking Coleman of read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Tamdan McCrory has put his MMA career on hold twice. At Bellator 134, he’s ready to continue his rise back up the ladder. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Last Saturday night at UFC 183, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon for the first time in 399 days to tangle with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz... read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Anderson Silva made an incredible comeback at UFC 183, beating Nick Diaz by unanimous decision just 13 months after breaking his leg in gruesome fashion against Chris Weidman. However, it was reported Tuesday by Yahoo! Sports that Silva had tested positive for anabolic steroid metabolites in a pre-fight, out-of-competition drug test Jan. 9. Those banned substances very well could have aided his rehabilitation process, according to SB Nation medical expert Dr. Ali Mohamadi, an endocrinologist. "T read news >>

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Thiago Alves and Al Iaquinta both made their way into the top 15 of their respective weight classes after their TKO wins at UFC 183. UFC 183 had plenty of ranked fighters competing throughout the card, but not too many changes were made as a result of those fights. Tyron Woodley didn't budge after his win over Kelvin Gastelum, and neither did Ian McCall in his loss to John Lineker. In fact, the biggest changes made pertained to the lower end of the top 15. Thiago Alves' 2nd round rally got him i read news >>

  • a month ago
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Miesha Tate has had just a few days to savor a big comeback victory – and she’s got a fairly serious injury to recover from – but she has a next opponent in mind.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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