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The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole. Since then the show has produced some interesting moments and even more interesting characters. While the athletes who are competing for the coveted UFC contract should receive the main spotlight, the coaches read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Being taller and having a longer reach doesn’t always pay off in the UFC. Brazilian brawler Jessica Andrade met previously unbeaten countrywoman Larissa Pacheco at Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, and she credits Pacheco’s neck for her submission victory. "Guillotine is my specialty. I love it. I always try that guillotine in my fights," Andrade told MMAFighting.com Saturday. "I realized she has a long neck, so I went for it [laughs]." Four of Andrade’ read news >>

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Tamikka Brents’ career in the Navy helped get her ready for an eventual career in mixed martial arts.Filed under: News read news >>

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Find out how mixed martial arts has helped heavy metal band through some difficult times, including the unexpected death of their singer, changing labels, and more. read news >>

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Terry Brands, the man who helped the wrestling powerhouse capture gold in the 2008 Olympics, talks about Cejudo's recent issues and says he isn't too sure that the once hungry athlete who used to give his all to whatever he committed himself to, wants to be the best anymore. Henry Cejudo's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career didn't get off to a good start. In fact, it hasn't started at all. Scheduled to make his Octagon debut at UFC 177 this past weekend (Sat. Aug., 30, 2014) against lon read news >>

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This, despite the fact that Dolce helped "The Prodigy" make a successful weight cut down to the featherweight division. B.J. Penn decided to call it quits (this time for real) following a third round technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch video highlights here. It was an unceremonious return to mixed martial arts (MMA) action after two years read news >>

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Since 12 years old, Cully Butterfield has been no stranger to hard work and sacrifice. Now it’s finally paying off.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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Kyle Kingsbury says the psychedelic drug ayahuasca helped him become a happier person, content with his life and place in the world. But did that come at the cost of his pro fighting career, and if so, what does that tell us about the nature of prize fighting?Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

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NEW YORK -- Bellator featherweight champion took part in a recent media day for the organization and discussed his tan, why he's training full time for his camps at Team Takedown in Texas, his thoughts on beating Daniel Straus in the rubber match, facing Patricio Freire at Bellator 123 on September 5th and more. read news >>

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It’s not unlike bringing your kids in for their first swimming lesson, only to discover you share a local pool with Michael Phelps. Or going for a check-up on a balky knee and unwittingly walking straight into the office of Dr. James Andrews. Serendipity is quite the mad scientist, and another of its experiments reached full expression last week when, after a protracted and public negotiation period, women’s bantamweight Holly Holm signed a five-fight deal with the UFC. Bleacher Report MMA ranke read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Donald Cerrone helped even the most cynical fans rekindle their love of MMA with his tantalizing fight with Jim Miller on Wednesday, and the future seemed even brighter when rumors swirled that he was set to face Dagestani sensation Khabib Nurmagomedov. When news broke that Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov was booked for UFC 178, there was much rejoicing. When UFC President Dana White discussed how the operative word in that sentence is "was," however, there was much melancholy. According to White (h/t  read news >>

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