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After a long hiatus, Mike Riordan will now finish his ranking of the 20 greatest wrestling matches between future MMA stars. The number two entry on the list is Daniel Cormier and Muhammed Lawal's final wrestle off for the 2007 Freestyle Wrestling World Team spot. The 2007 World Team Trials final wrestle off between Daniel Cormier and Muhammed Lawal at 96 kg makes a serious case for the number-one entry in this ranking. The yet-to-be mentioned final installment of this series features an NCAA fi read news >>

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Greatest of all time? Former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko sat down with Michael "The Voice" Schiavello for a special one-hour video interview last Friday night (Sept. 19, 2014) on AXS TV, discussing everything from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), steroids in mixed martial arts (MMA), serving in the Russian military, and so much more. Have a look: Here's an except (via MMA Fighting) that talks about his legendary stare: "I always remember that I represent myself, but also read news >>

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Ahead of UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, MMAjunkie looks at five of the greatest MMA fights to ever take place at Saitama Super Arena.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Not every fighter in the UFC is destined for greatness. Sometimes, even the greatest of fighters with seemingly boundless potential hit an unexpected wall. Maybe they can't handle the step up in competition. Maybe they can't handle the pressure. Maybe, just maybe, they were never the fighters we thought they were. Whatever the case may be, some fighters are simply destined to eternally dwell in the balance of stardom and anonymity. Scroll on to see who made the cut as part of the three biggest u read news >>

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For some people MMA competition is enough. Two tough guys, one cage, something has to give. But for many, dare I suggest most, simply inserting two people into the UFC Octagon is not, in and of itself, particularly compelling. We've seen it—dozens, hundreds, even thousands of times. It takes more than just organizing an athletic contest to get our attention. We need context, story or high stakes. Is a championship on the line? Is this a battle between two distinct styles? Best of all, though? Ar read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever—but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else does either. Speaking with FOX Sports, "Big Country" explained why the term "greatest of all time" shouldn't apply to heavyweight mixed martial artists: I don't think there's actually a greatest heavyweight. I think with every heavyweight there's a style that makes read news >>

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No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. In the midst of his dominating run, Fedor was riding a 27-fight win streak, before hitting a rough patch and dropping three straight under the Strikeforce banne read news >>

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What the the great fight in Pride FC history? Plus, on the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, Roy Nelson and Myles Jury stop by to talk about their upcoming fights at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is a sizable underdog heading into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 headliner with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, but on Saturday, he claimed a title of an entirely different sort.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

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While the UFC pumps out enough promotion that fans can easily access its most aesthetically pleasing KOs, some of the second- and third-tier MMA organizations can't do the same. Generally, undercard fights on promotions like Bellator MMA, ONE FC and Legacy FC, among many others, are often missed and then forgotten. And of course these promotions all produce gloriously violent KOs on a regular basis, highlight-reel finishes that deserve recognition. Since many bona fide head-turning KOs go unnoti read news >>

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As if Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Dominick Cruz, Tim Kennedy and Cat Zingano weren't enough reasons to tune into UFC 178 on Sept. 27, the two fighters in the main event just gave you one more: But the MGM Grand Hotel lobby wasn't home to the first confrontational moment these two men have shared—it was just home to the first physical one. Long before the challenger put his hands on the champion's throat or Jones threw punches at a downed Cormier, they participated read news >>

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