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Carla Esparza has long been considered one of the top 115-pounders on the planet, but you don’t earn a UFC title based on reputation.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Once considered top of their class at welterweight, former UFC contenders Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck have since faded into obscurity. Ellenberger and Koscheck will go to war at UFC 184 looking to regain some resemblance of respectability. Neither fighter rides into their meeting inside the Staples Center on February 28 with any kind of momentum. Both carry the burden of shouldering three-fight losing streaks into their upcoming Octagon foray. "Kos" has been on an extended vacation away f read news >>

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Neil Magny turned in one of the better calendar years in UFC history in 2014. Yet it almost never happened.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Firas Zahabi compares Anderson Silva to Lance Armstrong, and says that the former champion shouldn't be considered as the greatest MMA fighter anymore. Anderson Silva failed his UFC 183 pre-fight drug test, and one of the best coaches in MMA has some very strong words for the former middleweight champion. Firas Zahabi compared Silva to Lance Armstrong and states that he shouldn't be among the 'greatest of all time' talk anymore. Armstrong was involved in a PED scandal which had his Tour de Franc read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Widely considered the greatest MMA fighter of all time but just a little more than two months away from turning 40, Anderson Silva says he must consult his family before he decides whether or not to continue fighting.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters competing in MMA today. Yet, despite his success inside the Octagon, UFC flyweight contender John Dodson believes Mighty Mouse is having a negative impact on the division. Speaking with Shaun Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com, Dodson praised the champion’s abilities inside the cage but pointed to his actions outside of fighting being a hindrance on all UFC flyweights. He's showcasing his ability to be a true champion by read news >>

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Dan Henderson may be considered one of the top 10 mixed martial artists to ever compete, but that doesn't mean there won't be a point where he will have to walk away from the sport. At 44 years of age, that moment is coming sooner rather than later. A one-sided loss to Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fox 14 would be enough to call an end to one of the most productive MMA careers in history. Success has followed Henderson nearly everywhere he has competed. He's a former Strikeforce, Pride and UFC tourna read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is considered by most to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. See his top eight performances as chosen by Joe Rogan.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Gilbert Melendez has long been a staple in the lightweight division. For years, he was considered one of the best fighters of any weight class outside of the UFC. When he finally made his first Octagon appearance in 2013, it was clear that he was going to be in the title picture for a time to come. However, in his second bid for the 155-pound title, he was unable to capture the belt from Anthony Pettis. With his fourth defeat in his 12-year career, these are five fight suggestions that could be read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he's just two wins away from being considered the greatest mixed martial artist of all time—which is when he'll make the move to heavyweight. In an interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, "Bones" said that victories over Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson should solidify his position in the sport once and for all. As far as being the greatest of all time, I think me beating Gustafsson and DC -- how do you argue that? The argument is just gone, read news >>

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"I've considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still be a part of something while my body is still holding up. But no, I'm done with competitive mixed martial arts." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender Chael Sonnen continues to explore life after m read news >>

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Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil and his current condition is unknown. Once considered among the sport's elite, Paulo Filho has fallen on tough times as of late. The former WEC champ has only won 1 out of his last 7 bout amidst personal problems and substance abuse. His troubles hasn't stopped there as this past Tuesday, the 36-year-old was shot in the leg and ended up in surgery. MMA Fighting has it: The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and read news >>

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Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil and his current condition is unknown. Once considered among the sport's elite, Paulo Filho has fallen on tough times as of late. The former WEC champ has only won 1 out of his last 7 bout amidst personal problems and substance abuse. His troubles hasn't stopped there as this past Tuesday, the 36-year-old was shot in the leg and ended up in surgery. MMA Fighting has it: The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and read news >>

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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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