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  • 14 days ago
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Fun fight. Superfight. Competitive fight? Since the fight gods sent their messenger down from the mountains to announce Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva last week, there's been plenty of postulating on how the bout could be categorized. Everyone knows that it's going to be a fun bout, a meeting of two of the sport's great personalities who also happen to be two of the most uniquely talented strikers in the game. Diaz, with his tireless pace, inherent ruthlessness and lashing fists, against Silva's c read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bantamweights Urijah Faber and Alex Caceres took part in a surprisingly competitive fight before the “California Kid” secured the victory in the third round. The preliminary portion of the UFC 175 fight card concluded with an entertaining collision between bantamweights Urijah Faber and Alex Caceres. It was a fight that outraged fans for not being a part of the Pay-Per-View broadcast, but hardly any complained once it was over. The early moments of the contest were quite telling, as Faber strugg read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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What will happen Saturday in Canada remains to be seen, but purely from a numbers standpoint, UFC 174 is the most competitive card of the year so far – at least if you go by what the oddsmakers have to say.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chael Sonnen has retired from competitive mixed martial arts, per Fox Sports: As Fox Sports' Marc Raimondi reported, Sonnen's retirement comes fresh of the heels of his positive test for banned substances: Chael Sonnen's recent failed drug test hasn't just led to him being pulled from UFC 175. It will also mark the end of his MMA career. Sonnen announced his retirement from competition Wednesday on UFC Tonight, one day after news came out that he had tested positive for banned substances and wou read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Let's get one thing out of the way at the top: From a competitive standpoint, Tito Ortiz's fight with Alexander Shlemenko on Saturday night was a farce. Ortiz's victory at Bellator 120, in which he wasted little time overpowering Shlemenko and choking him out, simply served as a reminder why mixed martial arts instituted weight classes in the first place. Ortiz looked a good two divisions larger than Shlemenko, a middleweight who could probably cut down to welterweight. And it served Bellator li read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator is betting on a competitive grudge match between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal as the headliner for Bellator 120. One man who doesn't think like that is UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel "DC" Cormier. Cormier posted some words of encouragement to "King Mo" on his Instagram account. Apparently "DC" doesn't just think Lawal will win, but will also put an end to Jackson's MMA career. This guy insisted that I fight. This guys called me when I was at my lowest p read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In the world of competitive mixed martial arts, it's often key to possess a hot hand. Not in the sense of having blazing-fast punches but rather the in-cage consistency and international popularity that fuel opportunity. Because opportunity is everything in a sport ruled by "the next best thing." It allows certain fighters to escape divisional depth by riding win streaks, media-driven exposure or memorable Octagon performances. That's the type of "hot hands" we're talking about. Here are seven f read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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T.J. Dillashaw's competitive streak started at an early age. Dillashaw is the son of two highly competitive parents. He has two brothers. And growing up, even casual situations were often turned into a chance to win. For example: The Dillashaw family had two cars, and they would often split up. T.J. sometimes rode with his dad, and his brothers piled into their mom's car. A simple drive from point A to point B morphed from a leisurely drive into a chance to score a victory over the rest of the f read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre is still enjoying life outside the cage, but the competitive itch might just be starting to get back to the former welterweight champion. Or maybe not. Speaking to reporters in Brazil (h/t MMA Fighting's Guillherme Cruz), St-Pierre opened up on what he's been up to and where he is mentally in terms of a possible return. "Don’t blink, but I don’t know," he said. "We’ll see. It could be a yes, fast, or it could be a no it depend. I can’t tell you everything I have to keep myself read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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In what was perhaps a surprisingly competitive and entertaining bout, middleweight Yoel Romero mounted a late comeback to score a third-round TKO win over a game Derek Brunson.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Derek Brunson, UFC Fight Night 35, (...) read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC fighter Quinn Mulhern on Saturday night called it a career, decides to move on to something new. read news >>

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