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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman not only defeated Anderson Silva in back-to-back fights, he also went five rounds with Lyoto Machida and came out triumphant, demonstrating superior striking, wrestling, and cage generalship.
Not bad for a fighter with "a lot of flaws in his game."
Flaws that division No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort plans to exploit when he faces off against the "All American" in the main event of the upcoming read news >>
In a recent interview, Dan Gable, hero of American wrestling, talked extensively about mixed martial arts. In particular he discusses how he might have done as a fighter.
Dan Gable, without a doubt, is the biggest name in American wrestling. As a wrestler at Iowa State in the 1960's he turned out one of the most storied college careers in history. In 1971, Gable became a world champion in freestyle wrestling, and in the 1972 Munich Games he claimed the first American Olympic gold medal in wrestl read news >>
- 2 months ago
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In a world where everyone wants to be a hero, Jon Jones appears to finally be warming up to the idea that destiny may have laid out a different path for him.
Following his unanimous-decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172, Jones seems to finally be accepting the role he was forced into.
He has sat idly for weeks while the MMA world has chastised him for being a cheater. During an appearance on Inside MMA, former UFC heavyweight champ Bas Rutten even went as far as calling him a “dirty fight read news >>
- 2 months ago
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TMZ is offering two tickets to UFC 173 this Saturday night to the fans that can offer the best baseball nickname for ‘Hero Cat.’
Clearly UFC 173 ticket sales are not doing so well.
TMZ.com put out a ticket giveaway contest on Wednesday afternoon offering two tickets to Saturday's PPV show. The contest was regarding ‘Hero Cat,' who is the feline YouTube sensation that saved a boy from a dog.
Since the cat had been brought out to throw the first pitch at a minor league baseball game recently, the read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Winner of three of his last four bouts, lightweight action hero Edson Barboza will fight in his adopted home state of New Jersey for the first time since 2011 when he faces Evan Dunham on July 16... read news >>
- 4 months ago
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MMAmania.com spoke with "The Rebel" after this week's GLORY 15 press conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish fighter spoke about his move to light heavyweight, his opening-round match up against Nathan Corbet in the light heavyweight championship tournament, his loss to Rico Verhoeven at GLORY 11: "Chicago" and fighting in front of the Turkish fans.
ISTANBUL -- The largest city in Turkey will play host to GLORY 15 later today. Once the capital of four empires, it's only fitting that on Satur read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 43 views
Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show.
The self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has a knack for getting under the thickest of skin with his quick-witted humor and nonchalant gibes. It wasn’t any surprise when Silva went all “Axe Murderer” on Sonnen after hearing some of his past satirical wisecracks about Brazil.
“The promotion is good, but you need to respect some things read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Carlos Diego Ferreira stayed undefeated. He became a champion. But to do it, he had to defeat his idol at Legacy FC 25Filed under: News Tagged: Carlos Diego Ferreira, Jorge Patino, Legacy FC 25 read news >>
Michael Johnson was able to outwork Joe Lauzon on route to a unanimous decision win on the main card at UFC Fight Night 26 from Boston on Saturday night. read news >>
Go inside the venue as home-country hero Jose Aldo and challenger Chan Sung Jung arrive and prepare for their featherweight title fight at UFC 163 inside Rio's HSBC Arena. read news >>
The war hero bettered himself and the sport, yet leaves at the right time with his health intact. read news >>