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While anything can happen in the Octagon when Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz square off during their main event bout at UFC 183 “Silva vs. Diaz,” the odds are heavily in favor of “The Spider.” read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Prelude to a homicide. If you happen to be an active mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter (or manager) who doesn't like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, you have two choices. 1. Go away.2. Go over his head. Sounds like former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane Justino did both, returning to the negotiating table she abandoned earlier this year after talks with White and Co. withered and died. So too, did the Brazilian's attempt to drop down to the bantamwe read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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What is an MMA superfight? Is it one that crosses over promotional barriers, like Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva? Is it one that involves champions defying weight classes, as BJ Penn and Georges St-Pierre once did? Is it one that spans generations, like Matt Hughes vs. Royce Gracie? Is it one that captures the imaginations of people outside the exclusive sphere of MMA fandom, like Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier? Who's to say? Either way, 2015 is a year where numerous incredibly interesting figh read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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While anything can happen when the Octagon surrounds Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver during their main event bout at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver,” the odds are heavily in favor of “Notorious.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Olympics might not feature Brazilian Jiu Jitsu any time soon, but Rolles Gracie, if he wants to make the effort, has a real shot of representing Brazil in the 2016 games...in freestyle wrestling. Igor, Gregor and Rolles, the sons of Rolls Gracie, have been trying their hands at freestyle wrestling. All three competed this weekend in New York City's Grapple at the Garden. It's fun to see decorated BJJ practitioners dabble in an Olympic style of wrestling, and though none of them won on Sunday read news >>

  • a month ago
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Wacky things can happen in the lower levels of any sport. From flea flickers in high school football to bouncing-puck goals in junior league hockey, extra heaps of fun (be it through novelty or schadenfreude) can often be had when looking to the amateurs. MMA is no different, and absurd things, whether funny, silly or scary, can be found when one looks past the bright lights of the UFC and into the dim barns, rec centers and converted basketball courts of the regional circuit. From unusual submi read news >>

  • a month ago
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One of two things will happen when you watch this hype video: you'll have nightmares or you'll get excited for UFC 183. Maybe even both. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Movies. Late-night talk shows. Clothing deals. There's much more to Ronda Rousey than just being the UFC women's bantamweight title. Rousey is a mainstream, crossover star. When Rose Namajunas looks into her own personal crystal ball, she sees all the same things for herself. "I feel like I've been doing such a good job at such a young age and so early on in my career, I have a lot of time to really develop myself as a person and getting more experience with it," Namajunas said Wedn read news >>

  • a month ago
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Could Jon Fitch head over to Asia to face off with Ben Askren one day? He says that the possibility does exist. Jon Fitch has a lot on his plate this weekend when he meets Rousimar Palhares for the World Series of Fighting welterweight title at WSOF 16 in Sacramento. Regardless of the outcome though, Fitch wants fights. And in a conversation with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, he said that he could possibly be able to go over to Asia to fight the man that could be the best welterweight in the wo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Could the new Bellator president actually make this happen? Since taking over Bellator MMA back in June, Scott Coker has been pushing all the right buttons as the newly-appointed president after taking the reigns from Bjorn Rebney. Aside from changing up the production of events and cleaning house, Coker has signed numerous fighters to his ever-growing roster, including Paul Daley, Melvin Manhoef, Stephan Bonnar and Joe Schilling, just to name a few. But all of those moves would pale in comparis read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao doesn't push through, who will the Filipino fight next? Undefeated WBA champion Jessie Vargas makes his case. Following his dominant win over Chris Algieri, Manny Pacquiao had strong words towards Floyd Mayweather as he called for the long over boxing mega-fight. There's a renewed optimism that the bout will finally push through, but as fight fans have come to realize the past few years, it's far from a sure thing. If that bout doesn't materialize though, w read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With the turbulent events unfolding in Mexico, BloodyElbow’s Karim Zidan delves into why the UFC’s long-awaited debut in the region could not happen at a worse time. "Ya Me Cansé" These were the words that the Attorney General said to the media after reviewing the harrowing case of 43 kidnapped and murdered students in Mexico. These were the words that sparked mass anger and outrage throughout the country. And now, these are the words that are now being used as slogans in arguably the most impac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC debut for Holly Holm, one of the top bantamweight prospects in women's MMA, won't happen next month.According to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, sources have confirmed Holm will be out for her UFC 181 clash against Raquel Pennington on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev.MMAbyneko.com was the first to report Holm (7-0) will miss her fight with an undisclosed injury.Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ten women have tried; 10 women have failed. Ronda Rousey is, with very little doubt, the best female fighter on the planet. All doubt would cease to exist entirely if not for, you know, her. If she didn't exist, Rousey's eight armbars and two TKO victories would be plenty of reason to permanently carve her name in the record books under "best ever." No, I'm not talking about Cat Zingano. She's all but booked her New Year's weekend ticket to Las Vegas for her UFC 182 bout with the champion, but s read news >>

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