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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC bantamweight champ, who faces Cat Zingano on Saturday, has had an interesting ride to the top. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC bantamweight champ, who faces Cat Zingano on Saturday, has had an interesting ride to the top. read news >>

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When Sara McMann stepped into the Octagon to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 back in February of 2014, it marked the first time that two Olympic medalists would square off inside the Octagon. Behind the scenes, however, something a bit more special was happening that very few were aware of. McMann's father, who is battling lymphoma, was well enough to watch his little girl compete for her first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title. A read news >>

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Thales Leites was cut from the UFC following back-to-back losses to Anderson Silva and Alessio Sakara in 2009. Four years later, the middleweight returned with four impressive victories inside the Octagon, and he credits his mental coach Gustavo Dantas. Dantas created the BJJ Mental Coach program to help jiu-jitsu fighters become more confident for tournaments, and decided to help his friend Leites after he was released from the UFC. "A lot of things changed for me, especially my mind," Leites t read news >>

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As she gets set to fight Miesha Tate this weekend at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, Sara McMann is finally talking about the extraordinary events that surrounded her UFC 170 title fight with Ronda Rousey.Namely, that her father, who was content to play out the string and die when his cancer came back, opted to go through a course of chemotherapy again to see his daughter fight for the belt. McMann appeared on the MMA Hour on Monday and discussed the turn of events that convinced her father to continue hi read news >>

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About a year ago, Jeremy Kennedy spotted an ad on Facebook that would end up sending him around the world and building him into a major MMA threat.Filed under: News read news >>

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For Gleison Tibau, the UFC’s most experienced lightweight, baggage is a good thing. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Why did he allow his friend to torment him so? Sitting in his car, Ed knew there was no way around it this time. He may as well get it over with. The quicker he met the Brazilians, the quicker he could go home and forget it ever happened. He turned the key in the ignition and began his drive down to Torrance, Los Angeles. His destination was the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy. The year is 1987. Longtime friend, producer, and director John Milius (Apocalypse Now and The Wind and the Lion) had badgered read news >>

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In the fight that helped him become UFC middleweight champion, watch Anderson Silva dismantle Rich Franklin en route to a first-round TKO performance. Silva earned the belt at UFC 64 on Oct. 14, 2006 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. He also earned Knockout of the Night. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Dos Anjos made a drastic career change that has him primed for a big year in 2015. read news >>

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Urijah Faber doesn't shy away from much, including the eye poke that helped lead to his UFC 181 victory or the arrival of former WWE champ CM Punk. read news >>

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Ronda Rousey discusses the new UFC-Reebok partnership, her involvement in it, her choice of cage attire, attending indy wrestling shows, and more. read news >>

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Rose Namajunas helped set off a firestorm after responding to a report detailing the death of an amateur kickboxer. Now she explains why she came forward when she did, and why she regrets not doing it sooner.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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MEXICO CITY -- Jessica Eye talks about her UFC 180 fight against Leslie Smith, how making changes in her personal life led to a better attitude, why she won't get into a brawl with Smith, and more. read news >>

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