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  • 11 days ago
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That was quick and brutal. Thiago Tavares dropped down to 145-pounds for the first time for his battle against Robbie Peralta in the main card kickoff of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47: "Bader vs. St. Preux" event at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. It was one hell of a success. It didn't take long for the Brazilian to drag Peralta to the mat, taking his back quickly and sinking the hooks in. He worked for a choke but when that wasn't available, he unloaded with v read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA in North America is different than many places in the world because of the heightened attention on weight cutting, size and strength. That led Juliana Lima to her drop to strawweight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Things just got real. Earlier Wednesday, a bomb dropped in the UFC world when news broke, per Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com, that Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II would be postponed due to a Gustafsson injury suffered in training and that contender Daniel Cormier will be stepping in for the light heavyweight title fight at UFC 178. While virtually everyone wants to see a Bones vs. Gustafsson rematch following their controversial and surprisingly even battle last year, Jones has been itc read news >>

  • a month ago
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Before a Florida bill dropped that disallows access to these records, John S. Nash was able to procure various revenue details and payout records from every major MMA promotion that hosted shows in the state for the past few years. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the first day that the provisions in Florida bill HB 775 took effect. (A summary of HB 775 can be found here.) If you had read an earlier post I did on the contents of the bill, when it was known as HB 808, and Zuffa's lobbying efforts to s read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – After getting dropped by a hard right hand from Al Iaquinta, Mitch Clarke seemed lucky to make it out of the first. But he went to work quickly in the second.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Juan Manuel Marquez won a thrilling battle against Mike Alvarado. Both fighters comported themselves well, but the Mexican legend was just too much for the young boxer who, despite dropping Marquez in round 8, was completely outclassed. Juan Manuel Marquez def. Mike Alvarado via Unanimous Decision (117-109x2, 119-108). The historic Forum in Los Angeles, California has hosted the fights of some of the greatest Mexican fighters in the history of boxing, and did so once again tonight. Juan Manuel M read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC dropped two lightweights from its ostensibly media-generated rankings this week, both due to “inactivity,” according to the organization. But in the case of Nate Diaz, there seems to be more to the story.Filed under: Featured, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Phenom" dropped down the rankings as Lyoto Machida moved up in the 185-pound list and he isn't happy about it. Vitor Belfort used his Facebook personal page to criticize the methodology behind the official UFC rankings. "The Phenom" dropped from the second position in the middleweight list three weeks ago, when Lyoto Machida took his place. Both fighters are only behind Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the champion of the division. In any kind of sport, the ranking is defined by the result read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Heat of the moment! Headbutts are back in the news again. Johnny Bedford thought he scored a "Brutal" knockout win over Rani Yahya on the Fight Pass "Prelims" portion of Friday's (April 11, 2014) UFC Fight Night 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place inside Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. See our live results and play-by-play here. Unfortunately, it was a collision of heads that brought about an end to the fight, and when it was revealed that his 135-pound clash was ruled a "no read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as expected, scoffed at the notion that she's running from Invicta FC featherweight titleholder Cristiane Justino. In a brief interview with TMZ, the "Rowdy" one went off on her Brazilian rival when asked about the recent comments "Cyborg" made on AXS TV's Inside MMA. "She got dropped like five times in her last fight ... to some chick I've never heard of before. By the way, that chick was a 'G', that was pretty cool. But uh, yea, I'm the one with read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Video: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is not running from former Strikeforce featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, who got dropped five times by some chick she never heard of. read news >>

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