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Michael Page, one of the most exciting prospects in the Bellator promotion or anywhere else in MMA, has to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Curtis Millender Friday at Bellator 134 due to injury. Ariel Helwani announced the news Monday on his show The MMA Hour, as relayed by Marc Raimondi of MMAFighting.com. Brennan Ward will replace Page in the welterweight contest. The decisive injury was a cut next to his left eye (Caution: Link contains graphic imagery), which required stitches to clo read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Things have gone from bad to worse for Bellator 134 with the news that exciting prospect Michael Page has been forced to pull out of this Friday's card. Bellator 134 - The British Invasion has just lost one of its' most anticipated bouts. British star Michael "Venom" Page has been forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Curtis Millender, according to a report by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. With less than 5 days left until the event, it seemed unlikely that the promotion would be able read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 61 is just one of the many exciting things happening on this particular Sunday, but the leader in mixed martial arts brings a fun card to your TV screens. Heavyweights Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir will cap the night off in an important fight in the division. The two top 15-ranked fighters are on losing skids, but still in position to make a major move up the ranks. Lightweights Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson will co-main event in an even more pivotal battle in their d read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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One month down, 11 to go. The first month of 2015 delivered a ton of exciting action inside the Octagon. From Paul Felder’s spinning back fist knockout of Danny Castillo... read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Anderson Silva defeated Nick Diaz by unanimous decision in a somewhat strange, occasionally exciting, but thoroughly captivating UFC 183 main event. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz entered the cage to fight at UFC 183, and it was hard to tell how it would go. Would it be a war? Would it be weird? Would it be flashy action fighting? Well, it turned out to be a combination of all of them. But Silva was the one that came out on top, taking a unanimous decision on the judge's scorecards. The scores wer read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Tyron Woodley's victory over Kelvin Gastelum wasn't the most exciting bout of his career. But the American Top Team welterweight earned points after his split decision victory with a classy gesture toward his opponent. Gastelum was fined 30 percent of his purse by the Nevada Athletic Commission after missing weight by nine pounds on Friday. The issue was complicate by Gastelum experiencing flu-like symptoms, which caused him to be hospitalized and rehydrated. But after the win, Woodley said he d read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC on Fox 14 prelims kicked off with one exciting fight, then things slowed down a bit. Mairbek Taisumov and Mirsad Bektic were huge favorites going into their respective UFC on Fox 14 bouts. They lived up to the hype. But the hyped heavyweight prospect on the card most definitely did not. There was also a flyweight fight that opened the card with some fireworks. Here's a quick rundown of the first four fight on UFC on Fox 14. Neil Seery defeated Chris Beal by unanimous decision (29-28, 29- read news >>

  • a month ago
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Name one thing in pro MMA more exciting than a flying-knee knockout like the one we saw from Chris Beal. Don't give me gogoplata or calf slicer. Don't lean back in your leather chair, chickory in hand, and proclaim that "five frenetic rounds of only the most elite cardiovascular athletes working feverishly but methodically to break the will of the other man using only the four barest limbs what the lord'st given'st him" is the top thing, either. No, "flying knee" is what we're looking for. And h read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Year in review time! Here, a look at the 5 most exciting boxers in 2014. December 31 is fast approaching, which means it's time to look back and reflect on the year that was. For boxing fans, that's not the most pleasant of tasks. That's because 2014 kind of sucked. After a tremendous 2013 that saw the HBO vs. Showtime war push both stations to stage numerous huge, exciting fights, everything this year fell flat. Gone was Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse in a battle of the division's most exciti read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke. We was always cool, honestly. It was just business. I didn’t like the way the UFC kind of painted the picture like I retired and like I got cut from the UFC, but I didn’t take it personal. I don’t take business personal most of the time. I never had any bad blood with Dana. I just wish things were a little bit different. But you know how things go. I’ve been missing the training camps and missing getting out there. I’ve only got a few more years left in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mexico's introduction to the UFC was an exciting affair, with a UFC 180 main card rich in finishes and an interim title fight that saw Fabricio Werdum get crowned as the next man to fight Cain Velasquez for all the marbles. Fans on location and around the world all got something to enjoy out of the event. When a card has stoppages from start to finish, it's hard to complain. Here are the grades for the fighters who participated in the night's premier festivities.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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John Lineker -- one of the most exciting flyweight fighters in the world -- will face the toughest challenge of his career this weekend (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 56, when he takes on Ian McCall in the co-main event of the evening. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight division is one that is admittedly fairly shallow, but it is definitely not short of excitement. And one standout, John Lineker, is poised to break through this weekend (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014) at UFC Fight N read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It wasn't the most exciting main event, but maybe for Iowa it was at least familiar. Paul Bradley used his wrestling to take Josh Neer down in the first round at Bellator 129 in Council Bluffs, and it didn't feel like he let him up for the next 15 minutes. Bradley cruised to a unanimous decision victory in Friday night's main event. The judge's scored the fight 30-27, 30-27, 30-27. The loss snapped a three-fight win streak for Neer (36-14-1), who was frustrated afterwards and refused a handshake read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Veteran Urijah Faber is the first to acknowledge he's in an odd spot in the UFC's bantamweight division. "It's a little weird right now when you look at the list," the former WEC featherweight champion told MMAFighting.com. At the top of the list, of course, is champion T.J. Dillashaw, who trains at Faber's Team Alpha Male gym in Sacramento. Former champion Dominick Cruz will be Dillashaw's next opponent. Faber is ranked No. 3 behind Dillashaw and Cruz. Directly underneath him is Rafael Assuncao read news >>

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