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  • 10 days ago
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For someone who started fighting with virtually no combat sports experience of any kind, Tiago Trator has done pretty well for himself. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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With almost 20 years of fighting experience, Vitor Belfort has firmly established himself as one of the best mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. His dismantling of fellow legend Dan Henderson just cemented his legacy.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Ryan Bader’s experience fighting UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t his fondest memory, but he did get a taste of the talent “Bones” possesses.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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GLORY 19's Joe Schilling, also a Bellator MMA middleweight fighter, was a recent guest on UFC commentator's widely-popular podcast, "Joe Rogan Experience." Listen to the full episode, #607, right here online. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Diego Brandao headlined his first UFC card against Conor McGregor last July, replacing injured Cole Miller in a little over then a month’s notice, and he doesn’t regret that decision. Brandao, who dropped to 4-3 in the UFC with a first-round TKO loss to "The Notorious" at UFC Fight Night 46, looks back at the night as a learning experience. "I took that fight because I wanted to fight in a main event. It was a great opportunity that the UFC gave me, so I took it," Brandao told MMAFighting.com. " read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC women's strawweight standout, Joanne Calderwood discusses Paige VanZant's recent comment about the matchmaking and notes the irony of her being on the shelf due to an experience disparity. With the recent news that women's strawweight stars, Paige VanZant and Felice Herrig will be facing off in the Octagon for the 15th instllment of the UFC On Fox series of fight cards, a bit of controversy has already begun to swirl concerning a comment that VanZant made about the matchmaking for the bout, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Georgi Karakhanyan last appeared in Bellator back in 2011, and the reason he returns nearly four years later, at least in his mind, is because of what happened that night in Concho, Oklahoma. That was the night Karakhanyan got TKO’d by Patricio Freire at Bellator 37 in the featherweight tournament quarterfinal. In his five years of competing in cage fights to that point, he’d never been stopped before.Three years later, he says it’s all for the better. In his segment during "In Focus," the 29-ye read news >>

  • a month ago
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Buried beneath the hype and stature of the UFC 182 main event between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his challenger, Daniel Cormier, lightweight Myles "Fury" Jury looked to capitalize on a grand opportunity. Taking on streaking, red-hot veteran Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, Jury was afforded the chance to catapult himself to the top of the talented 155-pound class. A win over the then-No. 5-ranked Cerrone, and Jury's 16-0 record would be impossible to deny. As their bout wore on, howeve read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Felice Herrig is just happy her entire Ultimate Fighter 20 experience is in the rear-view mirror. Herrig didn't even want to participate in the reality show, because she knew exactly what would happen -- and she was right. Haters came out of the woodwork, and she hasn't heard the end of it on social media. The popular women's strawweight fighter was hoping being on the series would change people's minds about her. It didn't quite work. "It caused a lot of stress for me," Herrig told MMA Fighting read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former WWE champion and newly contracted UFC fighter CM Punk was interviewed on ESPN’s MMA Live Extra Wednesday and talked about Brock Lesnar, the transition from WWE to mixed martial arts and more. Punk has been stealing headlines recently, first with his controversial interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast and then with his blockbuster announcement that he will be joining the UFC as a competitor. While Punk has no traditional fighting background, he has spent the majority of his c read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has already assured in an interview with ESPN that CM Punk, the iconoclast former WWE Champion turned UFC hopeful, will be pitted against competitors who share the same level of mixed martial arts experience.When Punk first enters the cage in 2015, however, he will bring far more to the Octagon than just that. Round OneThe Chicago native began his fighting career as a backyard wrestler, putting on popular shows with his brother and teenag read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Randa Markos talks about her experience on The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, as well as her upcoming semifinal fight against Rose Namajunas. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After opening up on several occasions about the culture of his gym and death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., coach Duke Roufus is beginning to move on from a trying time in his life and career as a martial artist.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Pedro Gonzalez is by all accounts a newcomer to the sport of muay Thai. Yes, he has been fighting professionally for several years and practicing the art for almost as long, but he has just two professional muay Thai fights under his belt. His reward: an experienced Thai fighter with 75 pro bouts to his credit. read news >>

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