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  • 16 days 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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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  • 5 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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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MMAFighting.com's Dave Meltzer and Ariel Helwani look back Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey successfully defending their respective titles at UFC 175, Stefan Struve's future after his health scare, Uriah Hall's performance, what's next for Urijah Faber, and ahead to Sunday night's TUF 19 Finale. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Head coach Ray Longo discusses his busy July 4 weekend with Chris Weidman defending his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida and Eddie Gordon fighting for The Ultimate Fighter 19 contract. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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For Jon Jones, success at UFC 178 won’t be attained by merely winning and defending his light heavyweight title. He has to dominate Alexander Gustafsson on September 27. It’s hard to imagine that a year has almost passed since Jones and Gustafsson’s epic light heavyweight clash at UFC 165. Both men expended every ounce of fight in their bodies for 25 minutes in arguably the greatest title fight in UFC history. When the battle smoke lifted, Jones was left standing with his hand raised, but Gustaf read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Belgian welterweight Marc de Bonte captured the GLORY welterweight title six weeks ago and is already making his first defense of it. He faces Canadian prospect 'Bazooka' Joe Valtellini tomorrow night and, if successful, will then take on Nieky Holzken. The top of the welterweight division is stacked with dangerous opponents but De Bonte says he is ready to face any and all who want to challenge him. Welterweight world champion Marc de Bonte (87-11-1, 28 KO's) makes his first defense of his belt read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After a show full of exciting results, including Demetrious Johnson successfully defending the UFC Flyweight Championship against Ali Bagautinov, the UFC 174 pay-per-view was worth the investment from MMA fans purchasing the event. Not only did Johnson retain his title, but the card also saw Rory MacDonald, Ryan Bader and Andrei Arlovski walk away victorious from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. Here are the complete results from Sunday’s show and a breakdown of Johnson vs. Bagautino read news >>

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