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  • 14 days ago
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Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter. — Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) August 6, 2014 In April, Bocek rebounded from a loss to Rafael dos Anjos by edging UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre on the scorecards. Prior to his loss to dos Anjos read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Rickson Gracie has started a new federation with a new set of competition rules, some of it includes some changes worthy of praise, but does BJJ need more change? Rickson Gracie has recently been doing a press tour pumping up his Jiu Jitsu Global Federation, a new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organization he created. Rickson has attempted to create competitions and organizations in the past, always with an eye towards experimentation with rules to little success, and sometimes to the derision of grappler read news >>

  • a month ago
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Before it was purchased by UFC parent Zuffa, Strikeforce was portrayed as a legitimate threat to the UFC’s dominance. But with Scott Coker now in charge of Bellator MMA, is that promotion now in the same position?Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino might be the only fighter capable of giving Ronda Rousey a challenge. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chris Weidman continued his impressive run through the best competition MMA has to offer, as he successfully retained his UFC Middleweight Championship Saturday against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 via unanimous decision. MMA Junkie tweeted out the result: Round 1 of the title fight came and went without too much action. While Machida appeared content to sit back in his karate stance and wait on Weidman, The All-American’s leg and body kicks were the only thing to stand out in the round. As the figh read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bad news for "Crusher" fans. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2) has suffered a detached retina and has been pulled from active competition "indefinitely," according to a report from MMA Fighting. "Crusher" will undergo surgery on July 26, 2014, in Japan. It gets worse. Kawajiri was already felled by the same injury -- in the same eye -- on two previous occasions, according to the report. Not only does that rule him out of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 52, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Georges St-Pierre is the former UFC welterweight champion and is one of the most dominant champions in UFC history. St-Pierre has held the title twice and defended it a total of nine times. After a decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013, St-Pierre decided to take "an indefinite hiatus" and vacated his welterweight title. During his time on hiatus, he managed to tear his ACL for a second time, although on a different leg than his first ACL tear. An injury like that may read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Sonnen retired from active competition earlier this month, but will still return to face the music at a later date. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender and trash talker extraordinaire, Chael Sonnen, was summoned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier today (June 17, 2014) to answer for a failed drug test that got him pulled from UFC 175, where he was supposed to take on Vitor Belfort. The commission temporarily suspended the pride of West Linn, Oregon, and read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The IJF heads to Judo talent hotbed Cuba with a major competition for the first time ever. Cuba is bringing their best talent to try to medal, Bloody Elbow has an event preview and live stream all in one. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The IJF heads to Judo talent hotbed Cuba with a major competition for the first time ever. Cuba is bringing their best talent to try to medal, Bloody Elbow has an event preview and live stream all in one. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The IJF heads to Judo talent hotbed Cuba with a major competition for the first time ever. Cuba is bringing their best talent to try to medal, Bloody Elbow has an event preview and live stream all in one. read news >>

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