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Disturbing news emerged on social media recently confirming that a Tajikistan MMA champion was killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq. An MMA fighter from Tajikistan, who fled from his home to fight for the Islamic State, was killed in an airstrike in Iraq on Feb. 3. According to RFE/RL, Islamic militant Abu Muhammad al-Tajiki, formerly known as Alan Chekranov, was confirmed dead following a recent air strike near Kirkuk. It appears the Chekranov was a three-time MMA national champion in his home coun read news >>

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New details and charges have emerged in Alexander Emelianenko’s sexual assault court case – one that has kept him incarcerated since May 2014. Controversial Russian heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko is currently facing charges for allegedly heinous acts committed against 26-year-old Moldovan Polina Stepanova. Emelianenko, who spent a portion of his career fighting under the PRIDE banner, and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, was charged with sexual assault, read news >>

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Tyron Woodley emerged victorious in UFC 183’s co-main event when he handed previously undefeated Kelvin Gastelum the first blemish of his professional career. Filed under: News read news >>

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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 4 months ago
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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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