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  • 15 days ago
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Not wanting to jeopardize the dreams of Olympic hopefuls, a threat has forced the UFC to withdraw its support of the European Judo Championships. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Anthony Johnson's resurgence has been one of the best comeback stories in the 21-year history of mixed martial arts. Rumble was once a talented, yet floundering welterweight struggling to beat the scale then his opponent on fight night, and those inconsistencies led to the South Florida transplant losing his place on the UFC roster in 2012. Being released from Zuffa served as a wake-up call for the heavy-handed veteran, and he took his skill set to a variety of smaller platforms—and a few new we read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Anthony Johnson explains why he felt bad following the biggest victory of his career at UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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In a month where the UFC held four major events, one could make the argument that Anthony Johnson -- one of MMA’s great resurrection stories -- stole the show in January. Johnson went to Stockholm, Sweden to face the country’s native son Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14, in what was a set-up for a rematch between Gustafsson and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. So what did he do? In front of 30,000 partisans, Johnson scored a TKO victory over Gustafsson. He not only stole away the Swede read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 6 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 >>

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