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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will plant its flag in the Philippines when it travels to Manila for a Fight Night event on May 16. read news >>

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Sometimes a coach has to talk tough to their fighters to get them to listen. While Conor McGregor has quickly risen up the UFC ranks to a title shot and MMA stardom, his career wasn't always so clear cut. Back in his teen years he stopped going to the gym and stopped training, to the point that his mother was apprently calling up his coach, John Kavanagh, and asking him to get Conor motivated to get back in the gym again. He did, and judging by the results, it must have been a hell of a phone ca read news >>

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Alexis Dufresne entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship undefeated, but after two straight losses, the bantamweight has been released by the Las Vegas-based promotion. read news >>

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran and winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season one, Diego Sanchez, will be putting his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) on hold after going under the knife this week for a broken collarbone. From his official Twitter account: Mma is a rough sport I sustained a broken collar bone Monday during mma training. Surgery was a success praying for a fast recovery. — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 28, 2015 Ouch. Talk about read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is no dummy. He expected a certain amount of "backlash" from the promotion's surprise acquisition of former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who is expected to make his Octagon debut later this year. But as far as choosing a first opponent, rest assured Fertitta won't recruit "some guy off the street." Probably because he already did that when he signed CM Punk. Zing! Fertitta elaborates to ESPN: "I think it has to be somebody with some read news >>

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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz's triumphant return to the Octagon in September of 2014 was short-lived. While Cruz was able to dominate Takeya Mizugaki in a way few expected, he was robbed of the chance to build on the momentum. Despite returning to the division with authority, the Alliance MMA standout tore his ACL again, this time in his previously uninjured knee. In all likelihood, Cruz would be out up to another year, bringing the total amount of injury time in his career whe read news >>

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After winning her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in 2013, Julianna Pena suffered a devastating knee injury while training and has been on the shelf ever since. read news >>

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Cris Cyborg headlines as Invicta Fighting Championships on Tuesday released the full fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place alongside UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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The best two women in mixed martial artists will be fighting in Los Angeles on the last weekend in February. Only, they won't be fighting each other. While UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her belt against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 at the Staples Center, Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino will be competing a night prior just a mile-and-a-half down Figueroa St. at the Shrine Auditorium. The Invicta FC featherweight champion will defend her title against Charmaine Tweet on Friday read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 15 runner-up Al Iaquinta faces Joe Lauzon on the UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz main card on Jan. 31 and believes he’s going to have a good showing. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will welcome back its "Greatest of All Time," Anderson Silva, this weekend (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) when he collides in a "super fight" against eclectic MMA enigma, Nick Diaz, in the main event of UFC 183, which will take place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Get complete, official "Silva vs. Diaz"-led pay-per-view (PPV) event results, live updates, and real-time coverage right here with a 6:30 p.m. ET start time on Saturday! Better later tha read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to close out the fantastic month of January with its second pay-per-view (PPV) of the month this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) featuring an outstanding UFC 183 fight card topped with the return of Anderson Silva and his opponent, Nick Diaz. With a stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) event set for Las Vegas, UFC 183 brings with it a bevy of possible scenarios, outcomes, and questions that build anticipation unlike anything else. We here at MMAmania.com to read news >>

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