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It wasn't the blowout that some were expecting, but Holly Holm picked up a split decision win over Raquel Pennington in the UFC 184 co-main event. Holly Holm had a lot of hype coming into the UFC, and she did manage to win her debut. But it wasn't the debut that many thought it would be. Her UFC 184 co-main event bout with Raquel Pennington saw Holm implementing her vaunted boxing game well, but her kicks weren't really connecting. Either way, she took the first two rounds and survived a late Pe read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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New York native and No. 14-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Ryan LaFlare will venture out to Brazil for the second time in his Octagon career to take on the No. 7-ranked Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 62. It also marks the fourth time he's traveling out of the country to step into the cage. LaFlare is the owner of an unblemished 4-0 UFC resume, most recently defeating John Howard at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Then, a second ACL tear forced the read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Everyone is expecting an absolute slugfest in the main event at Bellator 133 in Fresno, California. Melvin Manhoef and former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will do battle. Before those two square off, there's a bevy of preliminary bouts and three intriguing main card bouts on tap. Here's a look at the results as they happen in Fresno. Just beneath the table is a breakdown of the main card scraps. Honeycutt Dominates MacFarlane Every wrestler is not created equal. Both Chris Honeycutt read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Coming off of an injury and expecting to be back in the cage early next year, Cris “Cyborg” Justino has scrapped plans to drop to bantamweight for her next fight. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MEXICO CITY – Ricardo Lamas and Dennis Bermudez were expecting to produce one of the most exciting matchups of Saturday’s UFC 180 event. Instead, “The Bully” proved why is nickname is apt.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mixed martial arts is a chaotic sport where two athletes step into a cage to battle for physical supremacy, and it is the competition of it all that drives Chad Mendes. The Team Alpha Male standout and current No. 1 contender to the featherweight crown has been in some form of athletic competition since the age of five, and he's grown up adhering to a belief in sportsmanship and an appreciation for those he has competed against. That courtesy does not extend to Jose Aldo. While the mutual respec read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If you were expecting contrition from Chael Sonnen now that a fair bit of time has passed since the drug-test failures which ended his mixed martial arts career, well, guess again. Sonnen continues to take the blunt approach when asked about why he used performance-enhancing drugs. Speaking on the debut episode of his new podcast, "You're Welcome," Sonnen stated he's not sorry for the path he chose. "People were saying, 'why won't he say he's sorry?' I'm not," said Sonnen. "I'm not going to apol read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Sean Spencer handled Paulo Thiago for another win under the UFC banner, but he wasn’t expecting the fight to go three rounds. Following his unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian veteran at UFC Fight Night 31 on Sept. 13, Spencer spoke to MMAFighting.com about his victory, knocking Thiago down early in the fight, the experience of fighting again in Brazil and what’s next for him in the UFC. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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If you’re expecting tension between UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez on “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” you’re going to be disappointed, according to Melendez. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Throughout the history of mixed martial arts, few heavyweights have accrued a more storied career than Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Over the course of his 15-year career, "Minotauro" has risen to legendary status on the strength of his slick jiu-jitsu skills and immeasurable variables such as heart and determination, which he has relied on to persevere in some of the biggest bouts in the history of the division. Where the majority of fighters who compete inside the cage operate with a certain level read news >>

  • a year ago
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If you’re expecting UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic to steal headlines with bold statements following his huge win over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on FOX 10, prepare to be disappointed. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Stipe Miocic, UFC on FOX 10 (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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Fabio Maldonado on Saturday revealed that he is expecting to fight Gian Villante in his next UFC bout. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Beneil Dariush knows he’ll have some nerves on Wednesday, and for him, that’s perfect.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Beneil Dariush, UFC Fight Night 35 read news >>

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