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  • 5 days ago
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Alexander Gustafsson found himself on the wrong end of a major upset at UFC on Fox 14. In less than three minutes, Anthony Johnson had stopped him via vicious strikes in front of scores of his countrymen. As emotion poured out from his face, Gustafsson has been knocked from No. 1 contender status. His opportunity to rematch against Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title is not completely dashed; instead, it will take the Swedish competitor more time to reach that point for the second time in read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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It was billed as a No. 1 contender's bout in the light heavyweight division, but it was stacked in Alexander Gustafsson's favor to get the job done. Yet despite fighting in his native Sweden in front of 30,000 people at the Tele2 Arena in Stockhold, the hometown hero Gustafsson was overwhelmed by Anthony Johnson in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Gustafsson lost via a violent first round TKO to Johnson, who is now a perfect 3-0 as a light heavyweight in his second stint in the UFC. Now instead read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Jon Jones needed five grueling rounds to defeat Alexander Gustafsson. Anthony Johnson made the task look far simpler on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Irish fighter Joseph Duffy, the last man to defeat McGregor, talks about recently signing with the UFC. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 59’s co-main event saw Donald Cerrone finally defeat Benson Henderson in the third meeting between the top lightweights. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight Brian Foster has rebounded over the last couple years and he's now targeting not one, but two World Series of Fighting belts. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Conor McGregor carries a 12-fight win streak into his UFC Fight Night 59 main event against Dennis Siver in Boston on Jan. 18. Soon, the fighter who handed the Irish featherweight star his last defeat will also compete in the Octagon. Irish newspaper The Journal reported on Tuesday that Joseph Duffy has signed a multi-fight UFC contract. MMAFighting.com confirmed the report with UFC officials. The 26-year-old Duffy, of Donegal, Ireland, has a record of 12-1. The lightweight's main claim to fame read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Less than 48 hours after his defeat of Myles Jury at UFC 182, Donald Cerrone has agreed to step in and fight Benson Henderson at UFC Boston in two weeks. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Conor McGregor has made a habit out of making wild predictions throughout his brief UFC tenure, and so far, nearly all of them have come true. The Irish featherweight contender successfully called first-round finishes over his past two opponents, Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao, and also appears to have been right on the money regarding his vision of fighting for a UFC title inside a soccer stadium in his native Ireland, although there's much left to be finalized on that front. Of course, all o read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Luke Rockhold talks about Daniel Cormier's defeat at the hands of Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier not fighting to his potential, mimicking Jones in training camp, what Cormier could have done differently, an upcoming fight with Lyoto Machida, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to another night of fights grand and glorious but for endless commercials and a swirl of shit surrounding the UFC complete with a conspiracy scorecard and an analysis not for the faint hearted. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Traveling down to Brazil to defeat fighters competing on their home turn inside the Octagon is a difficult task to accomplish, but CB Dollaway has been seemingly immune to the stigma. On two previous occasions, The Doberman has traveled south of the equator and pulled off shocking upsets over two of Brazil's most highly touted prospects. He was figured to get steamrolled by the likes of Daniel Sarafian and Cezar Ferreira, but the former Arizona State University wrestling standout is as game as t read news >>

  • a month ago
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However the UFC on FOX 13 card goes down in history, the number 13 will stand out as its lingering omen. There was Jamie Varner knocking himself out on a takedown (and subsequent retirement), Ryan Jimmo bitching about his comp seats (nose bleeds), Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino reveling in her cageside seats (f*ck you, Ryan Jimmo!), Charles Barkley mixing company with Sensei Steven Seagal (who’s up for another round of jalapeño poppers?) and Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos just straight going to war, read news >>

  • a month ago
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A 4th straight defeat inside the Octagon spelled the end of the MMA career of former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner. Jamie Varner was unable to deliver a win in front of his fellow Arizona natives, losing in the 1st round by rear-naked choke to Drew Dober at UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix. Varner attempted a lateral drop on Dober but ended up slamming himself to the mat, momentarily knocking himself out. Dober immediately gained mount after the failed attempt and then secured the submission at read news >>

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