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Mark Hunt is looking to get right back to work. Following his second-round knockout of Roy Nelson on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 52, Hunt told the media that he is injury-free and would like to fight on the Nov. 7 event in Sydney. Problem is, most of the big names in the heavyweight division have either just fought or are booked to fight in the coming months, but that doesn't seem to bother Hunt. "I want to move forward," he said. "I want to move up into the rankings. I want to get a title shot. read news >>

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“Goiti Yamaunchi vs. Martin Stapleton” may not sound like it’s some kind of Bellator title eliminator or anything like that. But the way Yamauchi is thinking about the fight, it might as well be.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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In a business where "ruthlessness" is the norm, Bellator has high hopes that Scott Coker and his reputation as a "nice guy" can take them to the next level. Entering into Bellator MMA's 2014 Spring season, officials at Spike TV and Viacom felt it was time to make a change. While Bellator's founder and current president, Bjorn Rebney, had managed to build it into the number two mixed martial arts promotion in the world, problems were beginning to mount. A stubborn commitment to the seasonal tourn read news >>

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After an interval of nearly three years between his first and second fights things are happening fast for Singapore’s Radeem Rahman, who is set to compete at ONE FC: Rise of the Kingdom. read news >>

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Here's hoping fight fans eat their Wheaties Saturday morning. With an average of 1.3 UFC fights per hour happening throughout the waking hours, it's going to be quite the marathon for anyone hoping to take in the action. UFC Fight Night 48 kicks it off around 9 a.m. ET from Macau, China. After a largely anonymous card, the event culminates with a novelty fight between Michael "The Count" Bisping and Cung "It's Just the Lighting" Le. That evening, the promotion is in the American Heartland—Tulsa, read news >>

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Joe Soto apparently hasn’t convinced the UFC that he’s a worthy addition to the promotion’s bantamweight division, but he’s hoping one more win tonight might be the difference.Filed under: MMA Rumors, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

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Paul Daley might get what he was hoping for. The British welterweight announced his new deal with Bellator on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, saying he’s coming for the welterweight champion Douglas Lima. "I think I'm going to get a tough first fight, beat that person, and then I think I'll be in a position to fight Douglas Lima," Daley told Ariel Helwani. "That's not contracted, that's not been discussed or anything. But the way I see it, coming back to Bellator, I think a big win over one of read news >>

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Do you smell what Ronda Rousey is cooking? Hollywood casting directors have certainly picked up the scent, and they obviously can’t get enough of the UFC women’s bantamweight champ. She’ll appear alongside a slew of legendary action-movie icons like Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Jason Statham and Wesley Snipes in The Expendables 3 on Aug. 15. She just wrapped up filming roles in next year’s Fast & Furious 7 and Entourage movies. Warner Bros. is also working to acquire the rights to The Athena Proj read news >>

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It looks like fans hoping to see Gina Carano make a return to professional fighting may have to put their dream on hold, at least temporarily. Over the past few months, talk of a Gina Carano's debut in the UFC and return to professional fighting, have increased. Not long ago, most fans more or less considered the former Strikeforce champion in a state of permanent retirement. She has a budding film career, with several significant roles in the works, and in general she seems to have made a rathe read news >>

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Homecoming! Eddie Ng is a Hong Kong national, but has never fought on Chinese territory, having spent his entire career to date competing in either Singapore or England. That will all change in September with the South China Morning Post reporting that the 28 year old will be on ONE FC's first ever card in Beijing. It promises to be a personal milestone for Ng, who was brought up in the North of England, but has been at the epicenter of the explosive recent growth of Asian MMA. "I was part of th read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Renan Barao will get the rematch he was hoping for. The former bantamweight champion will get a shot at revenge against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 177 on Aug. 30 in Dillashaw’s home base of Sacramento.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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