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LAS VEGAS -- Conor McGregor cemented himself as more than just hype on Saturday, knocking out rival Dustin Poirier in less than two minutes to propel himself into legitimate title contention at UFC 178. Afterward, the Irish featherweight revealed that he tore the ligaments in thumb four weeks out from the event. The injury proved severe enough that McGregor briefly contemplated withdrawing from the fight, before ultimately electing to compete anyway. "I was wrestling, and a guy shot in. I went t read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – Prior to Saturday night, Yoshihiro Akiyama hadn’t tasted in victory in five years, two months and nine days. Yet at 39 years old, “Sexyama” insists he never once considered walking away from the sport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With the UFC's middleweight division in a state of flux as champion Chris Weidman waits to make his next title defense against Vitor Belfort in December, other top contenders are trying land dance partners. Namely, former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, who is coming of a spirited decision loss to Weidman in July. Machida is currently ranked No. 2 in the UFC's media-derived middleweight rankings, and there was some talk about him facing No. 5 ranked Luke Rockhold next. Yet that change read news >>

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It's strange talking to T.J. Grant. For a fighter who has lost out on not one, but two golden opportunities, he's in pretty good spirits. And for an athlete who is facing the worst injury situation of his career, he's in pretty good shape. Yet, that's his reality. He's done his best to manage everything that's gone wrong without it overrun and derail his still-promising career. "I'm feeling pretty good," Grant told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "I'm in great shape. I'm kinda just treat read news >>

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Through it all -- the writhing in agony on the Octagon floor, the emergency surgery, the grueling rehab -- Anderson Silva never once thought about quitting. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Long considered one of the most dangerous pure strikers in MMA, Melvin Manhoef found himself on the recieving end of a brutal knockout. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Considered to be one of the most aggressive fighters ever to compete in Brazilian Vale Tudo, Ebenezer Fontes Braga has fought some of the biggest names in the sport, including Dan Severn, Kazushi Sakuraba, Forrest Griffin and Kevin Randleman. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dwayne Johnson once considered giving MMA a try, and he remains a staunch UFC supporter. He even has a big prediction for the UFC’s light heavyweight division.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dominick Cruz was once considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the face of the planet. Victories over former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez cemented Cruz as the best bantamweight fighter in the world. His two knee surgeries effectively removed him from the "pound-for-pound best" conversation. A groin injury suffered before a title unification bout with former UFC bantamweight champ read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Considered a pioneer of MMA, and nearing a half century on the planet, Don Frye has never been shy to speak his mind, not about Ronda Rousey, Dana White, drug testing, or his time in Pride read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – While Alexander Volkov is considered a knockout artist, it was his grappling game that earned him an impressive submission win over the previously undefeated Blagoi Ivanov.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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