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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Travis Browne (16-2) has officially jumped ship, leaving Jackson's MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to train with Edmond Tarverdyan at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, California. Not that anyone is surprised. But the man he left behind, Greg Jackson, is not taking any offense to the change in camps, insisiting that Browne needs to do what's best for his career. If that means heading to "The Golden State" to train alongside Ronda Rouse read news >>

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The former Strikeforce 185-pound champ said that he wouldn't be against fighting Machida. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza was called out by Lyoto Machida and told Globo that he's up for the challenge. The former Strikeforce Middleweight champion feels that he's very close to a title fight in his division after seven straight wins but wouldn't refuse to face "The Dragon" if this is the will of UFC. "I'm a employee of UFC and today I'm close to fight for the belt. This is undeniable. But I could scrunch Ly read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is confident she can beat any female in the world in a straight-up jiu-jitsu match, according to comments she made earlier this year, and might be even willing to prove it. Eventually. "Rowdy" was in Brazil last weekend for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, and told reporters during her media scrum (watch it) that once she's retired from UFC -- or given the kind of coin she makes read news >>

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It’s not uncommon for fighters to suddenly slink from the cage and get on with their lives in less concussive ways. Luke Cummo, a fight game oddity who enjoyed a cup of his own urine from time to time, threw a smoke bomb at his feet and disappeared after a loss to Tamdan McCrory at UFC 87. (He later rematerialized in an even more mysterious manner). Mike Swick has been coming in and out of focus for years. Jason Thacker at this point is just a theory.And McCrory himself up and disappeared after read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Andrei Arlovski was so happy after knocking Antonio Silva out in UFC Fight Night 51’s headliner that he carried MMA coach Greg Jackson around the octagon. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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LOS ANGELES - Like any good coach, Gilbert Melendez did his job heading into The Ultimate Fighter 20. The former Strikeforce lightweight champion scouted talent and made mental notes on which fighters he preferred to pick when it came time for him and opposing coach Anthony Pettis to draft their teams. But Melendez was hit with a curveball he wasn't expecting. UFC matchmakers added a wrinkle to the show's format and pre-seeded the women's strawweight competitors from one through 16. If one coach read news >>

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"Hey, whassup guys? So, the good news is I'm back. I just want to thank my friends for all their support; my manager, Glenn Robinson; JACO; the Blackzilians; all my teammates. The truth just came up, so everybody knows the truth about everything. I'm so happy I'm back in UFC I'm gonna train hard. I just have surgery a couple weeks ago but I do the rehab I'm gonna be back, so you guys can wait for the new Thiago Silva! (throat slash)." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago read news >>

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Following his failed weight cut for UFC 177, and a Dana White edict, Henry Cejudo is officially on his way to 135. It appears that Henry Cejudo is every bit as eager as his fans to put his failed UFC 177 debut behind him. While other fighters *coughrenanbaraocough* have been reluctant to take the boss' pointed suggestions that they head to a higher weight, Cejudo seems to have made his peace with the idea. Cejudo's manager, Bill McFarlane, spoke to MMAFightingrecently about the decision. "Henry read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make a significant change in order to remain a part of the UFC's roster. According to a recent report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, Cejudo, who recently dropped out of a scheduled flyweight bout at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen, is willing to move up in weight to bantamweight (135 pounds) to continue his career. This decision comes in response to UFC President Dana White's declaration that Cejudo would need to try his luck in a different weight c read news >>

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And he says stopping Rafael dos Anjos from dishing out further punishment to an unconscious ex-champ at UFC Fight Night 49, was the right call to make. Known as one of the best, if not the best, referee in mixed martial arts (MMA), John McCarthy has received his fair share of criticism in the past for what many deemed as bad calls inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. Case in point, "Big John" came under fire back on Aug. 23, 2014, when he put a halt to the main event fight at read news >>

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Derek Brunson talks about not being happy with his performance against Lorenz Larkin at UFC 177, having to move his training camp, recovering from his loss to Yoel Romero, the influence of Greg Jackson, and more. read news >>

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