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Following the UFC’s doubleheader weekend, Tyron Woodley emerged as one of the big winners and took a leap in this week’s USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA welterweight rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Two new RFA champions emerged on Friday night. One did so in dominant, workmanlike fashion. And the other? He did it with a little more flair.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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There was something of a collective sigh of relief when Nick Diaz emerged from retirement earlier this month. Check out what he had to tell UFC.com about returning to the octagon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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A new force has emerged in the UFC's light heavyweight division. The funny thing about Anthony Johnson, who brutally destroyed Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to cement himself as one of the top contenders to the 205-pound champion, is that he got here in such a roundabout way. Back in the old days, before he became a punchline for his inability to make 170 pounds, Johnson displayed brief glimpses of fearsome power and finishing ability. Who can forget the untimely ends met by Yoshiyuki Yoshida and Kev read news >>

  • a month ago
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With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177, Saturday’s flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B. Whoever wins in Dublin on Saturday should/could/maybe be in the wings for the winner of that Aug. 30 fight.The flyweight division is just sort of that wide open.And really, other than John Dodson who’s on the shelf until 2015 while he recovers from ACL surgery, McCall carries a certain allure read news >>

  • a month ago
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After rumors emerged this week that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was interested in making a move to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), 'Suga' clarifies the situation. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter indicated Wednesday that Evans had discussed the possible switch with pro wrestling officials over the July 4 holiday weekend in Las Vegas at the UFC Fan Expo. According to Meltzer, Evans' name has been on a short list of UFC fighters in talks to make the tra read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A battle of newly emerged top 15 welterweights has been set for UFC Fight Night Dublin on July 19th. The UFC's return to Dublin is fast filling out. Among the several bouts announced for the mid-July offering is a bout between newly minted top 15 welterweights Gunnar Nelson and Ryan LaFlare. The bout has tentatively been set as the evening's co-main event. Though the matchup was originally announced on television in Iceland, the UFC has since confirmed the news over Twitter. ICYMI: Gunnar Nelson read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC 172 was chock-full of exciting bouts and impressive finishes. This is especially true of the prelims where there were three finishes and a ton of excitement. Obviously, most of the attention in the aftermath of UFC 172 is on the biggest names, like Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson and Luke Rockhold. Although that is all well deserved, there were some men on the prelims who should get some attention for their work last night. So, who were the three stars that emerged from the undercard? Let's exami read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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More details have emerged on the child rape charges facing Gracie Barra Yakima head instructor Cristiano Oliveira. Two days ago we reported that Cristiano Oliveira, head instructor at the Gracie Barra school in Yakima, Washington had been arrested for child rape, child molestation and sexual misconduct. More details about the case have emerged. Court documents show that the arrest was made when a now 20 year old former student came forward. A report by KURL in Washington says that the woman was read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Although Cage Warriors has emerged as one of Europe’s most popular MMA organization’s – and a true pipeline to the UFC – CEO Graham Boylan admits that wasn’t always the case.Filed under: Cage Warriors, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Cage (...) read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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When Georges St-Pierre finally emerged from getting medical treatment after his controversial title defense of his long run as welterweight champion against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167, he noted that he had never felt that kind of power before. "He hits like a truck," St-Pierre said repeatedly. Someone who has the kind of thunder in his left that Hendricks does is partially God-given. In his case, there were remnants of it early in his UFC career, such as in a 2009 win over Amir Sadollah at UFC 1 read news >>

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