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UFC president Dana White explains why the UFC signed Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to a multi-fight contract, and it's not a very good explanation. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Dustin Poirier's featherweight days are over. The former 145-pound contender confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he has decided to resume his fighting career as a lightweight. "I'm big," he wrote via text message. "The cut made me hate the process of getting ready for a fight. I was focused on how to make weight instead of how to beat my opponent. It's sucks to drop out of the rankings, but it has to be done. I'm 180 right now and in great shape." Poirier most recently lost via first-round TKO to read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Top lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why Americans will soon fear the growing Russian contingency of fighters. It is hard to deny that there has been a recent surge of talent coming out of Russia and the surrounding region. Apart from Khabib Nurmagomedov's impressive streak in the lightweight division, fighters out of Russia, Dagestan, the Chechen Republic and other parts of the Caucasus continue to make a splash in the MMA scene. Many of these fighters, including Rustam Khabi read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Tweet of the day honors belong to UFC commentator Joe Rogan as he explained why a bout against CM Punk will never happen. Everyone wants to know who CM Punk will be matched up during his MMA debut, and a couple of fans and fighters alike have suggested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan step in against him. Joe Lauzon tweeted about the match up, and the 47-year-old BJJ and Taekwondo black belt had the perfect reply. Here's why Joe Rogan vs. CM Punk will never happen according to the man himself: Can read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Lightweight Nate Diaz explains why he missed weight for his UFC on Fox 13 bout against Rafael dos Anjos. He also says issues within his training camp hindered his preparation. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Ben Saunders explains multiple shout outs to the online community here at BloodyElbow.com and others. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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PHOENIX -- Ben Saunders talks about his training camp before UFC on FOX 13, being disappointed with the outcome after Joe Riggs injured himself, not knowing that Riggs was hurt on the takedown, receiving support and motivation from the internet community, and more. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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George Lockhart explains some misconceptions and myths about weight cutting in MMA, and gives insight on the important considerations for an MMA fighter's nutrition and weight cutting needs. This is part two of the interview Steph Daniels and I conducted with George Lockhart. Here he delves into a little more detail about the science of nutrition and weight cutting, where people go wrong and more. While it has been kept reasonably simple to allow the maximum amount of people to understand, some read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Let the man get some shut eye. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Nate Diaz didn't blow off the UFC on FOX 13 open workouts, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 10, 2014) in Phoenix, Arizona, because of some kind of beef with his employer. He was just tired. "I didn't realize it was time to be there," Diaz told MMAjunkie.com. "I woke up and they were calling me, and they said, ‘You kinda missed open workouts.' I kind of slept in. I wish I could've made it, but I didn' read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem explains how he envisions the ending of his UFC on FOX 13 feature fight against Stefan Struve. Although he recently suffered a third knockout loss in four octagon outings, Alistair Overeem is still not one to shy away from brash proclamations. The former Strikeforce and K-1 champion is scheduled to meet Stefan Struve on Saturday night in Arizona, an opponent who has been away from the octagon for a significant period of time dealing with a heart condition. Medica read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Watch TJ Dillashaw explain his nickname in this MMAWeekly.com video. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Phil Brooks is a name you're going to have to get to know, mixed martial arts fans, because it's the given name of the one and only CM Punk, the former professional wrestler who is using his fame from that world to take his shot at cagefighting. The move was announced during UFC 181 last night in Las Vegas. But how on Earth did he convince UFC President Dana White to give him his shot in the world's largest fight promotion? While Brooks is most certainly an athlete, he's never competed professio read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC president Dana White explains the UFC-Reebok fighter uniform deal and breaks down the UFC 181 fight card. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Johny Hendricks talks about his UFC 181 title fight against Robbie Lawler, whether he was rushed to come back, his time off, why he doesn't let people hold his belt, a rematch against Georges St-Pierre, and more. read news >>

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