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  • 9 days ago
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Mark Hunt may need a miracle. While the heavyweight slugger didn't hesitate to accept an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15 in Mexico, thanks to an untimely injury to reigning division kingpin Cain Velasquez, the 302-pound "Super Samoan" has just over three weeks to lose 37 pounds. The good news is, he's already done it once before, after struggling with his extra baggage last month in Japan. But assuming he gets to where he needs read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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But if he did... There has been a lot of online chatter about former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after his professional wrestling contract with WWE expires next spring. Probably not a good idea. That's according to retired UFC heavyweight slugger Shane Carwin, who was submitted by Lesnar at UFC 116 after "almost dying" in the second round. After all, this isn't the early '90s, and there is no room for "one-d read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Houston Alexander prides himself on being flexible in all kinds of ways. That’s one of the reasons why he has a lot of respect for his Friday opponent at Bellator 129, Virgil Zwicker. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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But also expects 2015 to be a recovery year for the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Yin and Yang. Not long after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was named one of the "World's Most Valuable Sports Brands," under the leadership of "Brand Genius" (and UFC President) Dana White, the promotion took a stiff jab from Standard & Poor's, who downgraded the ZUFFA LLC credit rating from "BB" to "BB-" due to "greater EBITDA volatility" following a rough 2014. MMA Payout has some per read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Bellator MMA has stumbled onto a budding star in British welterweight Michael Page. This Friday (Oct. 10, 2014), the flashy striker seeks his seventh career mixed martial arts (MMA) victory, and seventh first-round finish, when he takes on UFC veteran Nah-Shon Burrell in the co-main event of Bellator 128 in Thackerville, Oklahoma. "Venom" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming bout, his high aspirations in the sport of MMA, and where he learned to master his eccentric kicking techniq read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Cat Zingano looks to be ship-shape and ready for her upcoming title shot against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, which is expected to co-headline the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 3, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sorry, Bethe. There was some concern that Zingano (9-0) wouldn't be medically cleared to compete, after the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) benched her for six months following a "stinger" at read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he expects to be cleared to fight in March. With the lightweight division quickly shaping up to be one of the most exciting divisions of the coming year, eager fans can expect to see Khabib Nurmagomedov return to the cage within the coming six months. The 26-year-old, who suffered a torn meniscus ahead of a targeted match-up against Donald Cerrone, revealed on his Instagram page that his doctors have predicted a March return to the oct read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nothing like a little optimism. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy, who suffered a technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas (full results here), is unlikely to have the decision overturned to a "no contest." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett talks to MMA Fighting: "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Douglas Lima has yet to defend his welterweight championship, and he expects to do it early next year. "The Phenom", who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round TKO victory over Rick Hawn in April, is currently dealing with small injuries and won’t be able to put his title on the line in 2014. "I think I will only fight again in January or February," Lima told MMAFighting.com. Lima, a two-time welterweight tournament winner in Bellator, is currently riding a five-fight winning streak, read news >>

  • a month ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC Vice President of International Business Development Joe Carr confirmed to MMAjunkie that the promotion expects to hold 3-4 events in Asia next year, but further plans are still up in the air. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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