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"The good thing is that I know the truth, and so will anybody who gets that belt. They haven't fought the real champ, period. Basically, anyone who gets that belt is the number one contender, so that's fine with me. I'll be ready to fight in the future and they will challenge me to fight for the real belt." -- Dominick Cruz Time flies when you're having fun. For most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, the current combat sports landscape feels normal. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) uncorks a ma read news >>

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Leading up to UFC Fight Night Japan, a look at how good Yoshihiro Akiyama actually was at judo on the world stage by BE's resident Judo Bum After a two-year hiatus, Yoshihiro Akiyama will be back in the octagon fighting against Amir Sadollah in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night in Japan. This provides me with all the reason I need to discuss Akiyama’s Judo career in terms of both his accomplishments and the controversy that has somehow managed to follow him across two athletic careers. Let’s start read news >>

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We all love to see good sportsmanship in MMA. If nothing else, it helps dispel the still-prevalent notion that mixed martial artists are little more than boorish barroom brawlers. A glove touch here and a kind word there help civilise a sport that is otherwise ripe for misinterpretation by moralizing demagogues. But just occasionally fighters can go overboard in the name of sportsmanship. After the eighth high five and fifth bro-hug, the in-cage action begins to look less like a fight. The follo read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took part in an extended tirade on Invicta FC’s 145 lb. champ Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino in a recent media scrum in Brazil. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey has strong words for Cris Cyborg. The UFC bantamweight champion spoke to the Brazilian media on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and attacked the Invicta FC’s featherweight champion. According to Rousey, Cyborg, who is expected to make her 135-pound debut later this year, asked to be released from her UFC contract to avoid random drug testing. "I would fight her, but 24 hours after the announcement of out-of-competition drug testing, she asked to be released from read news >>

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Good thing Brendan Schaub has no trouble finding opponents. Despite being called out by "Big Brown," former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no closer to making his Octagon return, following a dreadful performance against Alistair Overeem earlier this year in Newark, New Jersey. In fact, there's a chance he may not return at all. "I really don't know," Mir (16-9) told MMA Fight Corner. "I'm kind of just taking time off and weighing that out. That's a decisio read news >>

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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

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The Bloody Elbow Technique group shares their views of the use of belts in martial arts. Bloody Elbow has a collection of contributors and writers who train in a variety of martial arts that form the Technique Group. The question of martial arts belts was posed to this group: What are your views on belt ranks? Are they helpful to the learning environment of a martial arts school? Do you prefer an environment with or without them? Included in this discussion: BE writer and occasional Muay Thai st read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – With Gina Carano yet to put pen to paper, Ronda Rousey may need another opponent for her next appearance, which she hopes will be Jan. 3. Fortunately for her, she sees no limit of options.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – After suffering a devastating knockout at the hands of George Sullivan, Igor Araujo is said to be in “good condition” and is expected to be released from the hospital shortly.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Khabib Nurmagomedov does a couple things well. First, he's a good fighter. You might say that. A 22-0 record at the age of 25 will earn you that status. So will convincing victories over fellow standouts like Rafael dos Anjos and Gleison Tibau. Second, in a departure from most of his Dagestani Russian brethren, Nurm knows how to sling a soundbite. He proved that again Wednesday in comments that aired on the UFC Tonight program, via Shaun Al-Shatti of MMAFighting.com. It's been a while since fans read news >>

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