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Tor Troeng, a Swedish middleweight who competed on The Ultimate Fighter 18 and fought four times inside the UFC, announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts competition late Wednesday. "After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it's time for me to move on," Troeng wrote (via Google translate) on Facebook in his native Swedish. "I have decided to put the gloves on the shelf. The joy and motivation needed to perform at the highest level is no longer with me. "I love MM read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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As Chad Mendes attempted to explain how Conor McGregor has talked – and not necessarily fought – his way into title contention, the Irishman quickly retorted, doing little to disprove Mendes’ point.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva has fought the who's who of the middleweight division, and he believes one of his former opponents might be the one to dethrone current UFC 185-pound champion Chris Weidman. Weidman, who stopped Silva twice in 2013, is expected to defend the middleweight belt in February against former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and Silva sees "The Phenom" as a big challenge for "All American." "In my opinion, Vitor is the most complete fighter at 185 pound read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Chris Jericho recently published an autobiography, containing a fascinating story about Vince McMahon and Frank Shamrock, and the night they almost went at it. The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA have clashed time and time again in the short, 20 year history of our sport. A few athletes have transitioned between one and the other. Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Bobby Lashley, and of course, Brock Lesnar. Strangely enough, however, this story comes not through an MMA fighter turned pro-wrestler, but t read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champ Jake Shields scored his first submission victory in over five years when he defeated Ryan Ford with a rear-naked choke Saturday in Edmonton during his promotional debut at WSOF 14. The former UFC welterweight title contender didn't know it at the time, but heading into the bout, he enjoyed a major advantage over Ford, one that had nothing to do with Shields bending the rules. The 32-year-old Ford broke his ulnar (the bone opposite the radius in the forearm) read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Ryan Ford says he competed at WSOF with a broken forearm, Ray Sefo has since released a statement denying prior knowledge. Ryan Ford took on Jake Shields this past weekend as the headliner of WSOF 14, where he lost by submission. Shortly after the bout, he released a video saying that he broke his forearm less than two weeks before the bout. He decided not to pull out citing the 'need' to compete and still receive his fight purse: "Today is Oct. 2. Part of this game is putting your body through read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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World Series of Fighting Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford released a video claiming to have fought Jake Shields at WSOF 14 with a broken arm. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Ryan Ford’s broken arm, and his decision to fight on anyway against Jake Shields at WSOF 14.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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World Series of Fighting welterweight Ryan Ford competed against Jake Shields with a broken right arm in the main event of Saturday’s WSOF 14 “U.S. vs. Canada.” read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Ryan Ford couldn’t capitalize on an early knockdown and instead suffered a submission loss to Jake Shields, but the Canadian welterweight appears to have entered this weekend’s bout with an injury.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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"Part of this game is putting your body through hard work and unfortunately, two days ago on Tuesday at the end of sparring, I broke my arm. I found that out yesterday after seeing my doctor for my X-ray results. I have a broken ulna bone, the same one that I actually broke with Michael Hill and it's just above the plate that was put in my arm. I don't have a choice but to fight. It's funny, I have the toughest challenge ahead of me on October 11 against Jake Shields and now I get thrown with an read news >>

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