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With five wins in his last six fights heading into Saturday night, UFC 183 was Al Iaquinta's opportunity to make his statement on the big stage. And boy, did he capitalize on that opportunity. The Serra-Longo fighter from Wantagh, N.Y., known as "Ragin' Al" scored the biggest victory of his career, as he picked apart veteran Joe Lauzon and finished him in the second round of their lightweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "I'm calm, cool, collected, not going crazy, picking my shots," sai read news >>

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UFC 183: "Silva vs Diaz" complete recap of Saturday night's (Jan. 31, 2015) “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured seven bouts across four divisions, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and UFC Fight Pass. Who won, lost, got KOed, and tapped? Get your UFC 183 “Prelims” fix below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned stateside on Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) for a monumental pay-per-view (PPV) showdown with UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, read news >>

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Maybe you forgot. After all, the mixed martial arts (MMA) community hasn't seen former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva for over a year. And even when he was competing, our last memories were of him getting knocked out by Chris Weidman to lose his title. Then breaking his leg in a horrific turn of events in their championship rematch. But prior to the division's "All American" invasion, Silva was doing some scary stuff inside the Octagon. Consider that in read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Controversy? Having dropped four of his last five matches at Light Heavyweight, timeless Dan Henderson, 44, returned to Middleweight for the first time in five years tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) against Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14, which took place inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Looking to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Mousasi was also motivated to get back in the win column, but only one of t read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The UFC on Fox 14 prelims finishes are racking up, with Nikita Krylov and Makwan Amirkhani making short work of their respective opponents. Nikita Krylov and Makwan Amirkhani didn't use up their full fifteen minutes in the cage to pick up wins at UFC on Fox 14 today in Sweden. Not even close. One finished in 75 seconds, the other in eight. Yes, eight. Nikita Krylov defeated Stanislav Nedkov by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:15 of round one Nedkov came out throwing haymakers, but he ate a sho read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Conor McGregor's prediction that he'd finish Dennis Siver within two minutes didn't come true. But everything else came up roses for the brash Irish featherweight Sunday night at Boston's TD Garden. The Dublin native dominated his UFC Fight Night 59 bout with the veteran Siver before finishing him in the second round. Then he jumped out of the cage and got in the face of longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr., who was seated cageside, building the drama for their upcoming title fight. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The first four fights are in the book at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, and three ended before the final horn. The UFC Fight Night 59 preliminary card might not have a ton of viewers due to a couple of NFL football games, but the early action was pretty good. The first bout went to a decision, but might stand up as the fight of the night when all is said and done. And the next three bouts all finished late finishes. In the opener, Joby Sanchez used power punched and some slick grappling to get by read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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BOSTON – Johnny Case saw two opponents withdraw from UFC Fight Night 59 and had little time to prepare for Frankie Perez. In the end, though, the revolving door would make no difference.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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BOSTON – Sean O’Connell walked through a firestorm of punishing strikes from the taller and longer Matt Van Buren to exact revenge in the third and final round.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Wanting to rebound from his loss to Rory MacDonald, No. 3 ranked welterweight Tyron Woodley got back in the Octagon against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Folks, it was a good year for finishes in MMA. This was especially the case for submissions, as audiences were dazzled by some awesome finishes on the ground. We saw kimuras, bulldog chokes, neck cranks, triangle armbars and everything in between. It made it very tough to narrow down the best tapouts of 2014, but we've come to a conclusion here. So, what were the 10 best submissions of the year? Let's take a look now at the masterpieces we were given.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Team Alpha Male's future looks secure long after whenever founder Urijah Faber decides to call it a career. Not only is the current generation of Sacramento fighters making a name for themselves - bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw leads the pack - but the next generation looks pretty solid, too. TAM's Cody Garbrandt made his UFC debut a memorable one, using a late flurry to finish off Marcus Brimage in a bantamweight bout at UFC 182. The time of the TKO stoppage at the MGM Grand w read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale complete recap of Friday night's (Dec. 12, 2014) “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured six bouts in the women's strawweight division, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and UFC Fight Pass. Who won, lost, got KOed, and tapped? Get your TUF 20 “Prelims” fix below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the fight capital of the world on Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) for Invicta Fighting Championships latest card The Ultimate Fighter (TU read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS - An apparent eye poke cost Francisco Rivera dearly in his UFC 181 fight against Urijah Faber on Saturday night. Rivera was holding his own against the former WEC featherweight champion in the second round of their bantamweight bout at the Mandalay Bay Events Center when he caught an inadvertent finger in the eye from Faber. Referee Mario Yamasaki didn't catch the eye poke. Faber, perhaps not realizing it was a foul, followed up and finished off the fight in short order. Faber won via read news >>

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