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Watch Kron Gracie compete in his first MMA bout. Tuesday night in Japan, Kron Gracie competed for the first time in Mixed Martial Arts and he had a successful debut as the headliner of Real FC 1. He took on a Korean wrestler in Kim Hyung-Su and Rickson Gracie's youngest son quickly showcased the grappling chops their family name has been synonymous with. After pulling guard, Kron immediately locked up an armbar and ended the fight in just 65 seconds. Kron trained with Nate and Nick Diaz, Gilbert read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The GOAT is a term that is often used to describe individuals such as Michael Jordan or Peyton Manning: athlete’s who have excelled in their sport far beyond average players. Jose Aldo has recently said that he wants to retire as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, via Fernando Arbex of Bloody Elbow. That is quite a statement from the long-reigning champion, but those aspirations may not be as lofty as one may think. Aldo is well aware of his current place in history and wants to expa read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga is set to compete in his 19th octagon bout Saturday against Matt Mitrione at UFC on FOX 13. But one fight is his crowning achievement. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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With a history that has seen him compete at welterweight, middleweight, and even light heavyweight, David Michaud definitely fits into that “anytime, anywhere, anyone” category of fighters. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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If you compete at welterweight, it's probably not the best idea to be walking around as a heavyweight prior to starting training camp. That was one of the hurdles former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Johny Hendricks had prior to his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler, which went to the judges' scorecards last Sat. night (Dec. 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and awarded "Ruthless" the division title (highlights). Hendricks explains his "hiccup" to FOX Sports. "I read news >>

  • a month ago
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B.J. Penn has retired from MMA after a third loss to Frankie Edgar earlier this year, but he could return to competition in a different sport. Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that he has spoken to the former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion about competing in his grappling event in the future. "We’ve heard back (from Penn), (but) timing-wise it just hasn’t really worked," Ralek Gracie said. "I think it’s just really coming down to th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White has a slightly different take on the interim belt than Cain Velasquez. Somebody might want to tell Cain Velasquez, that any more time on the sidelines, and this interim title fight might be worth a lot more than just an interim belt. Velasquez recently told the assembled media that he felt the UFC 180 headliner was an interim fight for an interim belt, "not 'the' champion.' Which makes perfect sense from his point of view. Afterall, nobody's taking the belt from around his waist... ye read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Hunt will compete for his first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title this weekend (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) when he faces Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight strap at the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Mexico City, Mexico. But before he collides with "Vai Cavalo," Hunt took the time to sit and talk to MMA Fighting about the upcoming tilt, weight-cutting, past troubles as well as current ones. He also looks back at his legendary combat sports career; one that saw him win the K-1 Gran read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Hall of Famer and MMA trailblazer Ken Shamrock believes Bellator MMA can truly compete with the UFC – in a good way.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tateki Matsuda will get to compete on home soil for his sophomore Octagon outing, as the Boston-based fighter is set to take on Joby Sanchez at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anderson Silva was hospitalized on Monday but is still expected to compete at UFC 183, according to a report from Brazilian outlet Combate. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will defend his newly won Inoki Genome Federation title on Dec. 31 as part of the company’s annual New Year’s Eve show, “Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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Just as he was prior to their scheduled bout at Bellator 123, Tom DeBlass has been forced out of his matchup at Bellator 131 with Muhammed Lawal due to an injury. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jessica Aguilar will compete in her third bout of the year when she takes on Kalindra Faria at WSOF 15. It’s an increased schedule for Aguilar compared to recent years, but she still wants more. Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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