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  • 4 days 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 >>

  • 17 days 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 >>

  • 17 days 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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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You might never see a submission quite like this again. At Phoenix Fighting Challenge's inaugural event in Overland Park, Kansas, flyweight Tyler Stokes (2-1) subbed his opponent, Jesse Thacher (0-1), with an insane spladle/kneebar combination just 41 seconds into the very first round. That's one way to make sure people come to Phoenix FC 2, I suppose. For Stokes, the win is incredibly impressive. While Thacher was making his pro debut, this fight was all Stokes from its onset, according to Phoe read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Cage Fury Fighting Championships 43 featured four title fights, as well as the mixed martial arts debut of instant replay, but the controversial main event between Lyman Good (16-3) and Jonavin Webb (7-0) overshadowed all on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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With Team Melendez on one of the worst slides of The Ultimate Fighter history, the winless team threw their hopes behind Angela Magana, who was picked to face Team Pettis' Aisling Daly. Magana and Daly represent two of the most experienced fighters on this season, with 25 combined wins and resumes that include names like Jessica Eye, Jessica Aguilar and Barb Honchak. Both fighters entered the cage with a chip on their shoulder and a well-honed game. When the bell sounded, Magana pounced on Daly. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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UFC president Dana White officially announced Grace Tourinho as the managing director for UFC in Brazil on November 2013, and her tenure will end one year later. Tourinho, who first started working for the promotion in early 2013, will leave the promotion next month, according to a report from Veja. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. The UFC is looking for a new managing director for their office in Brazil, a source said, but has no timetable for any announceme read news >>

  • a month ago
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After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 53 event over the weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014) in Stockholm, Sweden, plenty of fighters were still feeling the buzz; however, Gunnar Nelson is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after suffering the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) carer at the hands of Rick Story. Another action-packed weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) double-dipped once again, staging two separate events on the same d read news >>

  • a month ago
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Rick Story ended Gunnar Nelson's unbeaten streak at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm on Saturday, winning by split decision. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC will host fights on separate ends of the Warth today (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014), presenting UFC Fight Night 53 from Stockholm, Sweden, and UFC Fight Night 54 from Halifax, Canada. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. This weekend (Sat., Oct. 4, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage two events from different parts of the world with UFC Fight Night 53 and UFC Fight N read news >>

  • a month ago
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At least for the moment, widespread rumors that Gina Carano plans to return to MMA and challenge UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey have subsided. That's because the former Strikeforce women's featherweight title challenger told MMA Fighting (h/t Yahoo Sports) that she plans on starring in a pair of movies, one in October and another in December. In mid-October, Carano will travel to Baton Rouge to begin filming heist flick Bus 657, a film that has a $22,000,000 budget and will feature read news >>

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