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After defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title for the third time in a one-year span on Saturday, Ronda Rousey plans to film a movie before she accepts another fight. read news >>

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Glory is coming back to Southern California. Middleweight champion Artem Levin will defend his title in the main event of Glory 21 against the Glory 20 tournament winner May 8 in San Diego, the organization announced Monday. The event will take place at Valley View Casino Center and the main card will air live on Spike TV. Levin, 28, won the title against Joe Schilling at Glory 17 last June in the finals of the middleweight Last Man Standing tournament. The Russian fighter defeated Alex Pereira read news >>

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After defending his title six times, UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva accepted a fight at 205-pounds against former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin at UFC 101. read news >>

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After defending his title only once last year, Jon Jones could be looking at a busy 2015 campaign. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that a date is already in the works for Jones' upcoming light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White said on The Jim Rome Show. "I don't have the exact date, but May." Considering the overwhelming success of Jones' last fight, a Jan. 3 grudge match against Daniel Cormier which Jones won handil read news >>

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Russian female mixed martial artist Julia Berezikova has joined a patriotic group aimed at protecting Russia from pro-democracy protesters. Last year, the Maidan protests in Kiev successfully led to the ejection of former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych. Russia and the Ukraine have since been at odds, and that had helped bring about ‘patriotic' Russian groups such as ‘Anti-Maidan.' The group, which is named in reference to square where the protests took place in Kiev, was created to hinder p read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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WSOF featherweight champion Rick Glenn discusses his upcoming title defence against Lance Palmer, training at Roufusport, and the difficult work-train-parent cycle. Overlooked in the discussion of World Series of Fighting's top acquisitions since its inception is recently crowned featherweight champion Rick Glenn - a fighter who maintains a successful fighting career by working multiple day jobs, one of which includes scrubbing restaurant floors prior to going to the gym. It is small price to pa read news >>

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New welterweight champion Robbie Lawler ($220,000), defending lightweight champ Anthony Pettis ($200,000) and co-main-event loser Gilbert Melendez ($200,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 181 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The rematch between defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes was the most anticipated fight on the UFC 179 card, and the main event did not disappoint. Aldo retained his championship via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46), but MMA fans are already talking about what’s next for both the champion and Saturday’s challenger. Here are the full results from UFC 179 and a breakdown of what’s next for both fighters. What’s Next for Jose Aldo Several fighters in th read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor doesn't mind talking a big game. He's been talking since he joined the UFC in 2013, but it wasn't until he put Dustin Poirier away at UFC 178 that people started listening. "If you do what you say you're going to do, look what happens? I've skipped the queue and now I'm the world title contender, I'm number one contender," McGregor told Severe MMA. "My next fight is most likely going to be for the title. After that there will be no catching me." McGregor will be read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC is defending the results of a drug test it performed on middleweight Cung Le, who failed due to human growth hormone and was subsequently suspended one year.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander GUstafsson released a statement defending his fellow countrymen after an unfortunate evening at UFC Fight Night: Stockholm. While the UFC's first trip to Stockholm was a successful endeavor for the local fighters involved, the second trip was quite the contrary. Of the six fighters who competed from Sweden on the card, only two managed victories that night, with the other four losing in spectacular fashion. On the main card, Niklas Backstro read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Chris Weidman's busy defending his title. Anderson Silva's busy preparing for his comeback. Vitor Belfort's busy brushing off his critics. Luke Rockhold's busy vying to replace Belfort as one of his biggest critics. Meanwhile, UFC middleweight and former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero is busy doing his own thing: training to prove that he's capable of beating anybody at 185 pounds as the division's dark-horse title contender. Romero spent a majority of his life as a wrestler—preparing for the 2000 read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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  • 7 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Ray Longo talks about Chris Weidman defending his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on Saturday, Eddie Gordon winning TUF 19 on Sunday, Weidman's health, Vitor Belfort, and more. read news >>

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