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  • a month ago
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BOSTON - Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson discusses fighting Cowboy Cerrone for the third time, how he's changed, and more during the UFC Fight Night 59 workouts on Thursday at the UFC gym. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Chael Sonnen is possibly taking a gamble with his safety when he heads south to coach opposite his rival, Wanderlei Silva, on the upcoming third season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” Silva, though, said Sonnen only needs to worry about one guy beating him (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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Randy Couture still pays close attention to the UFC heavyweight division, and he doesn't see Cain Velasquez giving up his title any time soon. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce took a gamble by loaning out Jordan Mein, one of its top welterweight prospects, for Friday's Score Fighting Series 7 headliner. Against UFC vet Forrest Petz, he faced a heavy-handed fighter with proven knockout power. Yet, quickly in the main-event fight, it looked like anything but a risky proposition. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If you want to make some money this weekend, George Roop believes you should bet on him. Roop, a +300 underdog, meets highly regarded ex-Sengoku champ and UFC newcomer Hatsu Hioki on the main card of Saturday's UFC 137 pay-per-view event. "If you look at my opponents, I fight top-10 guys," Roop told Radio. "I don't ask for tomato cans. I don't fight turds." read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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It's certainly a gamble putting Anthony Pettis' lightweight title shot at risk. But the alternative is far worse. Officials from Pettis' support team today told that keeping the WEC-champion-turned UFC-contender on the shelf while UFC champ Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard collide a third time could would bring cage rust as detrimental as a possible loss. That's why they're targeting Pettis for a May or June fight, presumably UFC 130 or UFC 131, against an opponent to be anno read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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It pays to take a chance sometimes.

A last-minute gamble pocketed Seth Petruzelli $50,000 for his 14-second demolition of Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson Saturday at EliteXC “Heat” at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., according to numbers released to by the Florida State Boxing Commission. read news >>