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Wanna hear something crazy? Brock Lesnar could fight Fedor Emelianenko in 2015. Wanna hear something even crazier? It could happen in Bellator. Or Strikeforce 2.0, depending on how you look at it. It sounds like a punchline, considering both fighters are retired from mixed martial arts (MMA), but Bellator President Scott Coker has made contact with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to let him know that he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. That's according to read news >>

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Zuffa has appointed Ken Berger as the EVP and Managing Director of UFC Asia Four months after letting Mark Fischer go, the UFC has appointed a new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Asia. Joining the Zuffa ranks is Ken Berger, a 49-year-old who's resume includes several years of holding top positions at companies such as sports agency SMJ, ISL Marketing, and IMG. "The UFC welcomes a leader like Ken to drive increased brand growth in Asia and take the sport and the UFC to the next read news >>

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This might be the weirdest "injury" that has ever occurred during an MMA fight.During an amateur bout, Alan Grays went down after taking a kick to the head from Jose Johnston. The blow to the dome was so severe that Grays' glass eye popped out.As the video shows, the official—unknowingly—nearly stepped on the prosthesis. Luckily, the eye just missed the ref's foot.[mmaUNDERGROUND, h/t Complex]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

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A fighter's eye popped out of his socket and now we've seen everything. read news >>

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Head coach of NY Combat Sambo, Stephen Koepfer, breaks down the Rousimar Palhares kneebar submission win over Jon Fitch from WSOF 16 (see the GIF here). A master of sport in Sambo, Koepfer goes over the finer points and principals of leg-lock attacks/escapes, and what Fitch could have done to avoid the submission loss. read news >>

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If you watched ESPN at any point on Wednesday, chances are you caught at least a glimpse of recent UFC signee CM Punk making the rounds at the Bristol, Conn., sports network. read news >>

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The UFC will travel to South America for the final show on its 2014 campaign. With it, the promotion brings a former UFC light heavyweight champion and former middleweight title contender in Lyoto Machida to take on rising middleweight C.B. Dollaway. The matchup poses quite a step down in competition for Machida, whose last fight saw him standing across the Octagon from middleweight champion Chris Weidman. But while Machida is taking a step down, Dollaway may benefit from the rise in competition read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 came to a close Wednesday night with the final two bouts. The semifinals saw former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and No. 7 seed Rose Namajunas advance to the finals. The matchup takes place Friday night, and the winner walks away as the inaugural UFC strawweight champion. Esparza entered as the No. 1 seed. She was favored to make it to the finals with her wrestling. Namajunas was not as favored. She came into the show with a 2-1 record. The 22-year-old ha read news >>

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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 >>

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This Saturday, two UFC veterans will face off in the World Series of Fighting, as Jon Fitch squares off against the WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares. Palhares was released from the UFC following his welterweight debut, a 31-second victory over Mike Pierce. Palhares held on to the submission for too long, and as a result, he was cut. He has had just one fight since his release: a victory over Steve Carl to win the WSOF welterweight title. Fitch has had three fights since h read news >>

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As one of three heavyweight showdowns scheduled to take place this weekend at UFC on Fox 13, veterans Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve will attempt to impress and stake their divisional claim. In an interesting on-paper matchup between two promotional standouts who are at their own respective career crossroads, this heavyweight clash could produce the next relevant title contender. A victory for either fighter wouldn't be enough to warrant them an initial championship opportunity, but Overeem read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will finally step inside the cage to battle one another this weekend at UFC on Fox 13. No. 2-ranked heavyweight contender Dos Santos has been out of action since failing to capture the title in his trilogy fight against Cain Velasquez in October 2013. He has since joined the Nova Uniao fight team. Dos Santos will try to pick up his first win since May 2013. Miocic, ranked No. 4 in the division, was scheduled to take on Dos Santos at The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil read news >>

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When fighters carry emotional baggage into the cage, you never quite know what to expect. In Josh Samman’s case, it was a highlight-reel finish that earned a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus at UFC 181.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Nate Diaz is back, and he most certainly has his work cut out for him. In a lightweight throwdown that could produce the next top title threat to challenge champion Anthony Pettis, Diaz will make his return to the Octagon after a one-year absence to meet a red-hot Rafael dos Anjos this weekend at UFC on Fox 13. The 155-pound tilt will serve as the co-main event, setting this one up for three very tantalizing rounds. On paper, Diaz does have the advantage. But with an evolved striking facet and a read news >>

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