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  • 11 days ago
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After Conor McGregor shattered Frankie Edgar's dreams of an immediate title shot on Sunday, the former lightweight champion is thankful, despite the Irishman taking his spot. When Dana White announced, that Conor McGregor would receive an immediate title opportunity in case of a victory over Dennis Siver at UFC Boston, critics have been very vocal about their opinion that the brash Irishman might have been pushed too soon. After only five fights in the UFC, many people felt that others have earn read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Sam Oropeza details why he left Bellator to fight for less pay in an obscure organization for less pay. Chasing your dreams almost always comes with sacrifice, especially when those dreams involve an MMA career. The sport is still in the stages of trying to shed its "human cockfighting" image and even today, more than 20 years after its inception, there are still a few states that have not legalized it on a professional competition level. Sam Oropeza knows all about making sacrifices to chase a read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship is generally considered to be the premier mixed martial arts promotion in the world, with Bellator MMA not far behind. But for Sam Oropeza, the first step in his route to the UFC was to ask for his release from the Scott Coker-led promotion. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship is generally considered to be the premier mixed martial arts promotion in the world, with Bellator MMA not far behind. But for Sam Oropeza, the first step in his route to the UFC was to ask for his release from the Scott Coker-led promotion. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Like many fighters, Will Noland dreams of fighting in the UFC. Unlike many fighters, he is close to making his dream a reality. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wayne Boyd, who has participated in wrestling for 57 years, has big dreams, which start with the creation of the Global Wrestling Championships, a professional amateur wrestling league that debuts on Saturday. Wayne Boyd is more passionate about wrestling than almost anyone, and his latest goal is to succeed at something that everyone else that has tried and failed: the idea of running a promotion doing professional amateur wrestling.Boyd's new venture, The Global Wrestling Championships, debuts read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With five post-fight bonuses in his UFC career thus far, Brad Pickett isn’t known for his patience in the Octagon. As far as he’s concerned, when it’s time to fight, it’s time to fight... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Team Pettis had been pitching a shutout on The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned. That all changed in episode seven when Team Melendez picked up its first win of the season. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bojan Velickovic left everything behind in his home country of Serbia – family and friends included – to pursue his MMA dreams in America. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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WSOF lightweight Jimmy Spicuzza has put together an impressive start to his MMA career, but he’s got some side ventures, including a cellphone-repair business and a desire to help troubled kids who aren’t unlike him.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Cathal Pendred was on the verge of having his UFC dreams come to an end. After falling short of the finals on The Ultimate Fighter 19, Pendred was knocked down and hurt badly in his official UFC debut against Mike King. With a few more unanswered punches, the Irishman would have gone the way of so many unsuccessful TUF veterans before him. However, Pendred turned things around and ended up winning on July 19. In doing so, Pendred likely saved his UFC career. He's likely earned at least a couple read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Garrett Holeve, a 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with Down syndrome, is fighting to make his dreams of stepping into the cage a reality. “I can [do it]. Don’t mess with me,” Holeve said in an interview with Chris Serico of Today.com. “I’m a blue belt.” The first fight for Holeve will be held in a court of law against the Florida State Boxing Commission and other organizations impeding his chance to compete. On August 30, just minutes before the opening bell, the boxing commission cancell read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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DUBLIN -- Diego Brandao talks about his UFC Fight Night 46 bout against against Conor McGregor, fighting McGregor in his hometown, why he wants to be a NASCAR driver, why he thinks McGregor gives up on the ground, and more. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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From wrestler, football player and stuntman to boxer and professional mixed martial artist, Paul Cheng has challenged stereotypes in pursuit of one dream after another. read news >>

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