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  • 2 days ago
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If there's a lesson of the past two months, it's that when UFC produces big fights, the increased interest carries over onto shows that otherwise wouldn't have the same level of interest.After a show on Valentine's Day with Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch, with no marquee names on the undercard, still did an above average level viewership, Sunday night's show, against the Oscars, drew the fifth-largest audience for a Fight Night on FS 1.That was impressive given that the lineup hardly indica read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre talks about PEDs and ends all speculation about him making a return to MMA in 2015. Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre has always been vocal about his disdain for MMA's performance enhancing drugs pandemic but even the welterweight kingpin couldn't have predicted the shocking revelation of Anderson Silva's failed drug test. While speaking to Le Journal de Montreal St-Pierre spoke about his shock at Silva's failed test but also stated that he read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Cody McKenzie's retirement was shorter than most fighters' time in between bouts. The idiosyncratic UFC veteran has accepted a fight on short notice and will meet Andrew McInnes in the co-main event of World Series Of Fighting 18: Moraes vs. Hill on Feb. 12 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, it was announced this week. McKenzie announced his retirement after a first-round knockout loss to Beslan Isaev at M-1 Challenge 54 on Dec. 17. "It was a pretty quick retirement," McKenzie told MMAFighting.com wi read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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World Series of Fighting has finalized the fight card for WSOF 18 “Moraes vs. Hill.” read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former UFC competitor Cody McKenzie put an end to his retirement from professional MMA, as he is scheduled to return at WSOF 18 in Edmonton, Canada. After announcing his retirement following a knockout loss back in December, Cody McKenzie appears to have changed his mind about hanging up the gloves for good. McKenzie, who most recently suffered a KO loss to Beslan Isaev at M-1 Challenge 54, is scheduled to compete against Andrew McInnes at the upcoming WSOF 18 event next month in Edmonton, Alber read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Mauler has known better days. Alexander Gustafsson finds himself at loose ends after Saturday’s first-round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC on Fox 14. Once thought to be among the biggest threats to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he now faces a long road to rebuilding his standing in the fight company’s marquee division. It’s been a precipitous drop for a guy who appeared on the verge of winning the gold for 20-odd minutes at UFC 165, back in September 2013. But at 28 years old, he read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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December 12 was going to be just another day for Randa Markos. She was competing for the UFC for the first time, but after five previous fights on the local circuit in Canada and three more on season 20 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If there is going to be any more discussion on Quinton Jackson, who terminated his Bellator contract and re-signed with UFC just last weekend, it's not going to some from Bellator President Scott Coker. That's because attorneys for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion want everyone in the know to maintain radio silence, until they can figure out what course of action to pursue. "I wish I could comment more," Coker told MMA Fighting. "The lawyers don't want us to comment on him rig read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rafael dos Anjos saw to it that Nate Diaz’s week of bluster ended with a whimper. From Wednesday to Friday, Diaz had largely set the pace for UFC on Fox 13, grabbing the lion’s share of the headlines when he slept through his open workout, cut a professional wrestling style promo on new UFC signee CM Punk and then missed weight by more than four pounds. On Saturday, it was dos Anjos’ turn to offer a rebuttal. The 30-year-old Brazilian pounded Diaz for 15 full minutes in their co-main event bout— read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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For many athletes, when their career ends is a personal choice. They sit down with their family and survey the landscape, weighing out options and considering factors like age, health and opportunity... read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Johny Hendricks was certain he won that fight. But despite his premature celebration inside the Octagon, "Bigg Rigg" still came up short on the judges' scorecards after a 25-minute war against then-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre, who went AWOL after his UFC 167 title defense. See the controversial scorecards here. Hendricks, meanwhile, would regroup and take Robbie Lawler to the limit at UFC 171 back in March, in a five-round performance that was goo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The opening round of The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is over and the quarterfinals kicked off Wednesday night with a matchup between Felice Herrig and Randa Markos. The fight was a true grappler vs. striker matchup, and featured the most impressive finish of the season thus far. Things started as one would expect, with Herrig looking to pepper Markos with punches, and Markos attempting to neutralize Herrig with clinchwork. The strategy backfired, however, as Herrig used her formidable Muay Thai s read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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All's well that ends well. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson was suspended from the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Soon thereafter, it was also learned that Johnson was involved in yet another another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, with a different female. That was enough for the ZUFFA-owned promotion to read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is no longer under suspension after a Florida judge dismissed the temporary protection order filed against him. As of today, Anthony Johnson is cleared to fight in the UFC again. In an official statement released by the UFC, "Rumble" has had his suspension lifted after his civil case was thrown out by a Florida judge. Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse had chronicled allegations made by the mother of Johnson's children of his abusive past and history read news >>

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