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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor emerged from UFC Fight Night 59 without a scratch, though his opponent is now benched for two months following a second-round TKO loss.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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More details have emerged regarding the arrest of former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn, who was taken into custody last Saturday night (Jan. 17, 2015) after allegedly getting "inebriated" and brawling with his buddy, Kuuipo Mokiao, in a hotel parking lot. Get the initial report here. Mokiao claims Penn's assault -- which came after a night of good times at Kauhale's Bar in Kihei -- sent him to the emergency room at Maui Memorial Medical Center read news >>

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At 24-years-old, Kyoji Horiguchi has emerged as a promising prospect in the 125-pound weight class. He extended his winning streak to nine in a row on Saturday by soundly defeating Louis Gaudinot on the UFC 182 main card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The former Shooto bantamweight champion, and No. 11 ranked UFC flyweight, has reeled off three consecutive wins since dropping to the flyweight division in May 2014. As he typically does, Horiguchi utilized a lot of movement and speed read news >>

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Carla Esparza emerged from the field of 16 on this season's Ultimate Fighter to become the first ever women's strawweight champion in the UFC. Coming out of this season of The Ultimate Fighter, Rose Namajunas was an easy fighter to root for. She had a good backstory, a great personality and a style that is very enjoyable to watch. But she is young and without the kind of experience and grappling game to hold off a veteran with great wrestling like Carla Esparza. That wrestling game is what allow read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – If the old belief that you don’t really become a champion within this sporting fringe until you’ve defended the belt at least once is true, then Anthony Pettis is finally the legit UFC lightweight king. He can no longer be called a "paper champion," which has long been the ammunition of his haters. Not only did he defend the belt against Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event at UFC 181 -- nearly 16 months after winning it at UFC 164 -- he became the first man to finish "El Nino." And read news >>

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Clay Collard and Sergio Pettis emerged victorious in their respective UFC 181 preliminary card fights. The UFC 181 card kicked off with two fights that aired on Fight Pass, and both of them were pretty entertaining. Both went to decision, but there were good striking exchanges and some fancy grappling in each of them. In the end though, it was Clay Collard and Sergio Pettis that picked up victories. The opening bout took place in the featherweight division with Alex White taking on Collard. Coll read news >>

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Two Team Pettis fighters faced off as the first semifinalist emerged on the ninth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned. read news >>

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On November 10, Bellator announced recently retired UFC light heavyweight and middleweight Wanderlei Silva would take part, in a promotional capacity, in Bellator's 131 'pre-party kickoff' on Friday, November 14. By November 11, Bellator announced Silva had been pulled from the event. What happened in that span of time that caused Bellator to tout his inclusion only to announce his removal? According to sources close to the situation, the details of Silva's contract weren't thoroughly vetted pri read news >>

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Although UFC Fight Night 54 headliners Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine emerged from this past Saturday’s event with moderate medical suspensions, others were not so lucky. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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MFC 41: All In results and fight highlights video from Edmonton, where three new Maximum Fighting stars emerged from the ranks. read news >>

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The silver lining quickly emerged from the black cloud that was the loss of the Dec. 6 Chris Weidman-Vitor Belfort bout. The dust had barely settled on Monday's news that a Weidman broken hand had forced the postponement of the middleweight title fight when the UFC announced a new main event for UFC 181 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title. The new main event is a rematch of a bout which could still end up as 2013's Fight of the Y read news >>

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Thiago Silva has been released and Anthony Johnson suspended indefinitely by the UFC after separate revelations emerged Friday afternoon illustrating histories of domestic violence from both fighters. On Friday, Silva's ex-wife, Thaysa Kamiji, posted two videos (h/t to Zane Simon of Bloody Elbow), the first apparently depicting Silva carrying a gun and searching his house for an unnamed person, and the second allegedly showing him high on cocaine. (First video below.) A statement posted to UFC.c read news >>

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Earlier this year, Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal casually emerged from the haze of Bellator 120 to recommend (on national television) that Bellator founder Bjorn Rebney stop being such a "dick rider." It was a bizarre and voyeuristic sight, the explosive finale of a long-coming divorce, and it repeated itself over, and over, and over, leaving poor Rebney dazed and the internet stifling its collective guffaws by the end of the night. What a world of difference four months can make, eh? Now Rebney is o read news >>

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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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