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BRASILIA, Brazil – For most MMA fans, Larissa Pacheco is a bit of an unknown commodity, but not to her opponent, Jessica Andrade. After all, they’ve been Facebook friends for years.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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And he's getting a little help from his friend and former UFC lightweight Antonio McKee. If you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself. That's why longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Quinton Jackson helped start Conquest Fighting, an amateur MMA promotion with two shows (quietly) under its belt. That includes "Summer Rumble," which took place just over a week ago in Garden Grove, California. But why go through the hassle of starting a new promotion when a number of read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177, Saturday’s flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B. Whoever wins in Dublin on Saturday should/could/maybe be in the wings for the winner of that Aug. 30 fight.The flyweight division is just sort of that wide open.And really, other than John Dodson who’s on the shelf until 2015 while he recovers from ACL surgery, McCall carries a certain allure read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Luke Barnatt, friend of Chael Sonnen, wants to fight against Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't know his challenger but accepts the bout anyway. One of Chael Sonnen's pupils on The Ultimate Fighter season 17, Luke Barnatt, wants to settle matters with one of his coach's enemies, Wanderlei Silva. The Englishman's challenge was already accepted, as "The Axe Murderer" told Combate.com that he is up for the fight, aeven though he doesn't know who his opponent is. He also mentioned that bouts against Vitor read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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How do you know when a friend or training partner has a problem? Sometimes you don't, until they get exposed by a mutual acquaintance. Or in this case, by a coach, as Greg Jackson has revealed Tim Kennedy's shocking obsession with ballet dancing teddy bears -- upward of 100 or more -- forcing UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to react. Surprisingly, "Bones" doesn't seem all that shocked by the revelation. Well, if anything, we at least know how Kennedy got so good at hugging. Be afraid, Y read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The same weekend, coincidentally, that his former rival-turned friend, B.J. Penn, also walked away from the sport. This past Fourth of July weekend (July 6, 2014) saw not one, but two mixed martial arts (MMA) veterans and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champions call it a career. While it may not be garnering the same buzz as B.J. Penn's retirement after he was finished by Frankie Edgar in the third round of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale main event (video), Jens P read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer with letter of support. Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana. St. Pierre sent a letter of s read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has apologized for his support of a friend who was arrested and pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre penned a letter of support for a Canadian drug kingpin who is being touted as "The King of Pot" by some members of the media. The Montreal Gazette published excerpts of the undated letter. In it, "Rush" highlighted his positive experiences with Jimmy Cournoyer, 34. Cournoyer is awaiting his sentencing in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly 220,500 pounds of weed and close to 183 pounds of cocaine from Canada t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bruce Lee is widely regarded as the forefather of modern day mixed martial arts. Now UFC fans can be like Bruce Lee. In the new EA Sports UFC video game, fans can play as Bruce Lee and compete against the UFC's best. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Because he doesn't want to see his friend take any more shots to the dome. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Pat Barry said goodbye to mixed martial arts (MMA) earlier this year after getting taken down and pounded out by Soa Palelei last December in Australia. While he didn't want to completely part ways with combat sports, "HD" had seen enough of the ground game. It was time to come back home. Barry was quick to sign with GLORY World Series, the globe's premiere kickboxin read news >>

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