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Cat Zingano is trying to become the first fighter to not only beat Ronda Rousey, but actually give her a run for her money. Rousey has dominated every one of her past opponents en-route to ten straight wins to begin her MMA career, all of them by finish. How is Zingano any different from the rest? Rousey's coach Edmond Tarverdyan tried to break it down last week at his Glendale Fighting Club gym. "Desperate fighter, I would say," he said. "One word would be desperate. She's always looking for th read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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PED use in pro sports has a lot more to do with desperation than gaining a competitive advantage. First of all, I want to say that this isn't an attempt to excuse Anderson Silva's drug test failure or an attempt to dismiss the idea that he may have been using for years in the lead-up to his failed test before UFC 183. Whether he potentially has or not, I believe is largely immaterial. I want only to cast a less severe (whether in support or in denouncement) voice into the conversation of perform read news >>

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For nearly seven years, Anderson Silva dominated the middleweight division. Now, The Spider has lost two in a row and will be battling to show he can still compete with the best in the world. The sudden role change displays how quickly the MMA landscape can be altered. At the moment, many are simply wondering how many more times Silva will step into the Octagon. However, should the former titleholder rebound with a couple wins, MMA pundits could begin calling for a third meeting between Silva an read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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With the UFC flyweight division desperate for fresh title contenders, Jussier da Silva is heating up at just the right time. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Sometimes, spectacular things happen when there's a level of desperation involved. Fans can only hope that's the case this Saturday at UFC 174.The main event will feature a title defense by UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson against Ali "Puncher" Bagautinov. Johnson should use his speed and quickness to overcome the Russian challenger by decision, but as we all know, anything can happen in the Octagon. Win or lose, both Johnson and Bagautinov still have decent futures ahead read news >>

  • a year ago
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Caol Uno is desperate to secure a third and final stint in the UFC and will continue his quest with a main event stint at VTJ 4th. read news >>

  • a year ago
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TORONTO – It wasn't long ago that heavyweight Brendan Schaub was in desperate need of a win. Now it sounds as if the UFC may be in desperate need of him. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Chris Leben is in pretty desperate need of a win, but he certainly doesn't seem to be freaking out about it. With two straight losses and three in his past four fights, not to mention a recent drug suspension, the presumed inclination would be to worry. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Matt Mitrione was in desperate need of a win, and he got one in a big way. Coming into the fight with two straight losses, Mitrione stopped Philip De Fries just 19 seconds into their fight. Check out the video highlights inside. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TUF 16 Team Nelson coach Ron Frazier talks about the latest episode in which a fighter turned to biting, and the concept of fighting to finish vs. fighting to advance. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Honoring his deceased best friend and fatherhood weighs on Mark Hominick, but he likes the pressure. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Lyoto Machida was in desperate need of a win heading into his light heavyweight bout against Randy Couture at UFC 129. Let's just say he delivered. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A bout featuring two featherweights in desperate need of a win has been booked for UFC 136. Former top WEC featherweight contender Josh Grispi and recent UFC returnee Matt Grice have been booked for the October event, officials today announced. UFC 136 takes place Oct. 8 at Toyota Center in Houston. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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In desperate need of a main event for the organization's first event in Dallas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship today announced a UFC 103 headliner that we've seen once before: Rich Franklin (25-4 MMA, 12-3 UFC) vs. Dan Henderson (25-7 MMA, 5-2 UFC). read news >>

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