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UFC featherweight Levan Makashvili sheds some light on what he deems to be the real reason for Nik Lentz’s late withdrawal from their fight in Broomfield, Colorado. With hours to spare ahead of his UFC debut, Georgian featherweight Levan Makashvili was astonished to discover that his opponent, Top ten ranked Nik Lentz, had withdrawn from their scheduled fight with an undisclosed illness. It was the latest in a slew of withdrawals that plagued the UFC over the past few months. Illnesses and misca read news >>

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After a long, circuitous path to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), former female professional boxing sensation, Holly Holm, made her Octagon debut tonight (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) against Raquel Pennington in the UFC 184 co-main event inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It was worth the wait. Holm, who was noticeably nervous during the in-ring announcements, came out in a low stance, firing a left hand that missed. Pennington soon closed the distance, but Holm was able to break fr read news >>

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It wasn't the blowout that some were expecting, but Holly Holm picked up a split decision win over Raquel Pennington in the UFC 184 co-main event. Holly Holm had a lot of hype coming into the UFC, and she did manage to win her debut. But it wasn't the debut that many thought it would be. Her UFC 184 co-main event bout with Raquel Pennington saw Holm implementing her vaunted boxing game well, but her kicks weren't really connecting. Either way, she took the first two rounds and survived a late Pe read news >>

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Both of the Fight Pass preliminary bouts on the UFC 184 card went to split decisions, with Masio Fullen and Valmir Lazaro picking up wins. The two Fight Pass bouts that kicked off UFC 184 in Los Angeles are in the books, and one fight was a fair deal better than the other. The card was led off by a couple of raw rookies that don't look UFC-ready yet, which resulted in a sloppy affair. The bout that followed featured much more precise striking and was a very close affair. Masio Fullen defeated Al read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – It was clear from the outset that Alexander Torres was interested in putting Masio Fullen in trouble. But that strategy wound up working better for Fullen.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In his first start since a controversial decision loss to Cathal Pendred in January, welterweight prospect Sean Spencer will return to the Octagon on May 23 to square off with veteran standout Mike read news >>

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Emanuel Newton is the formidable unsubmittable. But, after a five-round fight of many twists and turns with British challenger Liam McGeary, he's no longer Bellator's light heavyweight champion. McGeary won a hard-fought unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46) at Bellator 134 to become the promotion's new 205-pound champ. Newton found himself in a forest of the challenger McGeary''s constricting limbs for much of the first round. He was in constant danger of getting caught i read news >>

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MMA’s quant official evaluates every UFC decision in 2014. How did he do and how did the fights you care about stack up? RoboJudge is back to score every UFC fight that went to a decision last year. That means we've got 248 fights and 778 rounds to get through. Cancel all your appointments; we've got some serious work to do. On second thought, maybe we won't get into detail on every single fight. Complete results will still be listed in a ginormous table for your viewing pleasure. Information ov read news >>

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In the first of a multi-part series, Bloody Elbow’s analytics expert puts Fightnomics under the microscope to critique his “hidden numbers of mixed martial arts.” From almost my very first day here at Bloody Elbow, I've received requests to review the work of Fightnomics, a.k.a. Reed Kuhn. A common theme of such requests is that in an advanced stats era his work seems simplistic, and someone with the access and ability to critique it should take a closer look. That's exactly what we're going to read news >>

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Although they trained together for years, Lyoto Machida and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva haven't been the best of pals lately. In January, Silva stated publicly that he was 'very disappointed' with not only Machida, but also with Ronaldo Souza, after both men admitted they wouldn't refuse a match with him. Now in the midst of Silva's multiple failed drug tests prior to and following his bout with Nick Diaz Jan. 31 at UFC 183, Machida is standing by his old friend. "I'm very su read news >>

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Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight standouts, Edson Barboza (No. 6) and Michael Johnson (No. 12), collided in the UFC Fight Night 61 co-main event tonight (Sun. Feb. 22, 2015) on FOX Sports 1 from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And it was Johnson who advanced up the competitive 155-pound ladder thanks to a very impressive, and aggressive, unanimous decision win. Johnson comes out pumping the jab as Barboza circled away and unleashed two huge kicks to the b read news >>

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Fringe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contenders, Rustam Khabilov (No. 14) and Adriano Martins (un-ranked) went to work (sorta) tonight (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 61, which emanated from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Only one man, however, would inch closer to the top of the 155-pound heap. And it was the Brazilian who came away victorious, earning a very cautious, calculated and dull split decision over the Dagestani. After a minute-long feeling-o read news >>

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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – As tired as Douglas Silva was by the end of the third round, he didn’t let it deter him from firing one punch after another at an increasingly desperate Cody Gibson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Max Holloway defeated Cole Miller by decision in an entertaining scrap, but the latter kept complaining about headbutts. Max Holloway won his 5th straight bout after defeating Cole Miller by unanimous decision on Saturday night. It was an entertaining bout, but Miller did constantly complain about accidental clashes of heads throughout the contest. Watch the highlights above, and for a recap of the bout check out a snippet from our live blog: Related: Max Holloway beats Cole Miller, gets bout vs read news >>

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