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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has had quite the hard time fighting off its critics this year. One of the main reasons that many have taken to their pitchforks and torches is the perception that the UFC is not presenting the best fight cards possible to the mixed martial arts community. However, the promotion has recently put together some events that should quell the words of their detractors. The UFC has a slate of upcoming events that will remind fans of the old “stacked” cards of lore. Y read news >>

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An athlete's career is divided up into chapters, and the overall journey is the cumulative sum of all the moving parts. In mixed martial arts, a fighter's path rarely moves in a straight line between points, and the ability to adapt to obstacles and adversity oftentimes dictates both success and longevity. Those who can roll with the proverbial punches and setbacks yet still find marked improvements typically rise above, while those who are unable get swept away in the tides of an unforgiving sp read news >>

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Newly signed Bellator MMA middleweight Melvin Manhoef has knocked out a few people in his time. There’s one, however, that sticks out in his memory. Filed under: News read news >>

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Former PRIDE FC champion Fedor Emelianenko has already secured his place as one of the most successful fighters in MMA history. And in a soon-to-debut installment of “The Voice Versus,” he said he has no plans to change that.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News (...) read news >>

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After opening his Ultimate Fighting Championship stint with six consecutive victories, Francis Carmont has been released from the promotion following three straight losses. read news >>

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After opening his Ultimate Fighting Championship stint with six consecutive victories, Francis Carmont has been released from the promotion following three straight losses. read news >>

  • 21 hours ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Francis Carmont. From his official Facebook page: "I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However it is with determination that I will continue my career in combat sports. A friend told me, after my loss against Thales, " You will come to understand it is the best thing that could've happen for your career, it'll make you stronger." At that moment i did not quiet understand, and after reflecting i came to auto-cri read news >>

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The UFC doesn't proactively tell fighters what size cage they'll be fighting in, leading to many athletes not knowing what size cage they'll compete in until event night. One of the new talking points heading into UFC events is the size of the Octagon. There is the traditional "large cage" which has been the standard for major UFC events and the smaller cage which used to only be used for rare events such as Ultimate Fighter finales. With the new expanded schedule from the UFC, they find themsel read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has an interesting light heavyweight showdown booked for the upcoming UFC 181: "Weidman vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is scheduled to take place on Dec. 6, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's where The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 champion Corey Anderson will try to prove he's more than just a glass trophy against the consistently inconsistent Gian Villante. Anderson (4-0) defeated Kelly Anundson via unanimous decision read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

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One Fighting Championship has announced four more bouts for its “Roar of Tigers” event on Oct. 17, bringing the current slate of fights to seven. read news >>

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