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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who defends his title later this month against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, is not content to simply rule the roost at 155 pounds. He wants to be the best eva. That means to that end is becoming the next BJ Penn, since "The Prodigy" is widely-considered to be one of the finest lightweights to ever compete, which may have been even more impressive had he stayed put instead of choosing to dabble in other weight classes. "Sho read news >>

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Benjamin Smith has plans to be fighting for the UFC in 2015, but he first wants to capture the RFA welterweight championship on Friday night. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently released an extended video preview for its upcoming UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on March 14, 2015. The stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card will feature a lightweight championship bout between reigning division kingpin Anthony Pettis and bomb-dropping Brazilian powerhouse Rafael dos Anjos, both prominently featured in the embedded video pres read news >>

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In the wake of her victory over Cat Zingano at UFC 184, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is being heralded as this generation's Mike Tyson. In fact, it's gone as far as UFC commentator Joe Rogan saying it's possible Rousey could defeat half of the men's bantamweight division. As it turns out, online betting sportsbook Bovada believes that's something worth betting on. Despite the fact that male vs. female bouts are illegal in any regulated territory UFC visits or the seeming imposs read news >>

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You already saw the video of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey parading around in her swimsuit for Sports Illustrated. If you didn't, then click here to find out what you missed. For the rest of you, the gang at SI has now released a special behind-the-scenes look at "Rowdy" as she -- along with tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki -- gets down to her bare essentials inside a rough-and-tumble beach cottage (click here for the full photos gallery). Not too s read news >>

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World Series of Fighting 20 has a new main event. Thiago Silva will take on Matt Hamill in a rematch that will act as the WSOF 20 headliner April 10 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. The bout will be a semifinal in the WSOF light heavyweight title tournament. Vinny Magalhaes was initially supposed to face Hamill, but according to WSOF there are issues with his contract. Magalhaes is currently the Titan FC light heav read news >>

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Football players fighting women? Probably not the best thing to be talking about considering what went down with Ray Rice last September (even though it doesn't intimidate "Rowdy"). If none of the women in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight division can hand Ronda Rousey her first loss inside the Octagon, then perhaps a 225-pound former NFL wide receiver can. That man is ex-Dallas Cowboy Jesse Holley, who spoke to 105.3 THE FAN and declared that he could defeat the 135-pound c read news >>

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Now that fighting in a fenced-enclosure is legal in the Australian state of Victoria, UFC 193 has been officially announced for Melbourne. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight Brandon Vera might not be on the card for ONE Championship’s next event at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, but the Fil-Am fighter says that whatever happens, he is going to be cageside on April 24, 2015. "I have never felt so loved or welcomed anywhere in the world like I do/am in the Philippines and even if I am not fighting I want to come to Manila in April, support ONE Championship, teach, and just enjoy the Philippines." ONE Championship: "Va read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. There were no survivors, at least on the suspension front. Ronda Rousey only needed 12 14 seconds to dispose of Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event (watch it), but that didn't stop her from getting suspended along with "Alpha," who also earned read news >>

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UFC 184's best fights were all determined in one place--the clinch. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the clinch striking of Tim Means and Alan Jouban. (Note: This is part one of a two-part article. Part two comes out this Thursday, March 5th) It's been a while since we last saw the Tech Recap ‘round these parts, but with seven spectacular finishes and a main event almost completely devoid of striking, UFC 184 was just the event I needed to bring this feature back. For those u read news >>

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Seth Petruzelli announced his MMA retirement in June 2013. So, he thought it was odd when a friend sent him a text message back in January letting him know that former opponent and recent Bellator MMA signee Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson had called him (...) read news >>

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If you're looking forward to a slugfest between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Fabio Maldonado on April 25th in Montreal at UFC 186, Bellator MMA has other ideas. It was a newsworthy weekend for Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, all done without him having to lift a glove or take a single punch, and the new week promises more of the same. Bellator MMA issued a statement on Monday indicating that they've not given up the legal fight to keep Jackson under contract, something that Scott Coker has been prom read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger both picked up impressive submission victories last Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) in Los Angeles, California during the UFC 184 pay-per-view (full results here). With a couple of outstanding submissions to review, the Gracie brothers Ryron and Rener put together a "Gracie Breakdown" to explain "The Juggernaut's" choke and "Rowdy's" 14 second armbar. For complete result read news >>

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