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  • 17 days ago
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And that's something that can't be taught. Earlier this week, Paige VanZant joined a small and prestigious club of mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes when she was granted a solo sponsorship deal with Reebok. See her announcement and dance moves here. That's quite an accomplishment for someone who has only five professional MMA fights to her credit and only one bout under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. So, if you're wondering why a relative newcomer to the sport is getting so muc read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Strawweight prospect Paige VanZant has already proved a polarising figure in the infancy of her career. UFC president Dana White reflects on what makes VanZant a star in the making. Top strawweight prospect Paige VanZant became the latest UFC fighter to sign an exclusive deal with Reebok this week. The deal means 20 year old VanZant will join an exclusive list of the sport's biggest names, including champions Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones, as well as out spoken Irishman Conor McGregor, who signed f read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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"The Download" with Dana White is a weekly UFC.com exclusive interview with the boss, covering everything that's in the news. This week Dana talks about the Paige VanZant Reebok deal, the greatness of Ronda Rousey, and more. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Paige VanZant became just the sixth UFC fighter to land an individualized Reebok deal earlier this week, joining Anthony Pettis, Johny Hendricks, Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones and Conor McGregor as the only fighters to claim separate endorsement sponsorships from the UFC's new exclusive uniform partner. The signing of 20-year-old strawweight raised some eyebrows though. Four of VanZant's Reebok brethren are either UFC champions or former champions, while the lone outlier, McGregor, is slated to fight read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Hacran Dias may yet become a factor in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Joe Lauzon is a virtual lock to improve the entertainment factor of any UFC card. And it should be another doozy when he hooks up with fellow streaking lightweight Al Iaquinta at UFC 183 on January 31. The news was first reported Wednesday by Mark La Monica of Newsday. Lauzon (24-9) has received more UFC post-fight bonuses than any other fighter in the promotion's history. Following his second-round TKO of Michael Chiesa in September, Lauzon received his 13th UFC bonus, setting the record. It wa read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ever watch a cyborg eat a scorpion? Well, you can now scratch that off your bucket list. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Marcin Held has considerably less knockout wins on his record than Bellator 126 opponent Patricky Freire. However, Held still believes he possesses the superior striking arsenal.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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DUBLIN -- UFC lightweight Norman Parke claims his strength was a big factor in getting the win over Naoyuki Kotani, his thoughts on being cheered despite being from Northern Ireland, betting on himself and others on the card to win, why he wants to fight Diego Sanchez, and much more. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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At age 36, "The Dragon" is confident he still has the tools to defeat the much younger and undefeated middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. At 36 years of age, Lyoto Machida has proven time and again he still has what it takes to compete with the best competition Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has to offer. The proof is in the pudding, as he earned himself a shot at the middleweight title, which he will attempt to claim when he faces division champion Chris Weidman at this weekend's (Sat., read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Speed is often the determining factor between getting your hand raised or collecting your wits. It's an innate ability to outpace and outpoint your opponents wherever the fight may go. From jabs to takedowns, head movement to footwork, speed is one of the most important attributes any fighter can possess. With that said, based on perennial success and barrier-breaking fight styles, here are the five quickest athletes in the UFC today.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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MMAmania.com caught up with "Bazooka" Joe recently and talked to the Canadian kickboxer about his upcoming welterweight title fight at GLORY's "Last Man Standing" event on June 21st at The Forum in Inglewood, California, his loss to Nieky Holzken at GLORY 13 in Tokyo and the amount of support he gets from the North American fans. It didn't take long for "Bazooka" Joe Valtellini to get the call to face Marc de Bonte for the GLORY welterweight title at GLORY: "Last Man Standing" on June 21, 2014 a read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC heavyweight Travis Browne doesn't think Alistair Overeem's three times more experience is going to play a factor in their UFC on Fox Sports 1 showdown on Saturday in Boston. read news >>

  • a year ago
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"TUF: Brazil" vet Daniel Sarafian has bumped into his next opponent, Eddie Mendez, more than a few times prior to UFC on FUEL TV 10. For some fighters, that's a cue to mean-mug or get bent out of shape. But not for Sarafian. read news >>

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