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  • 6 days ago
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Why is Rin Nakai so huge? Because the budding bantamweight -- who could probably make flyweight standing just 5'1" -- started eating (a lot) and lifting weights (a lot). But as far as the purpose for her bulky physique, she just did it because her coach, Kancho Usami, told her to. Talk about loyalty! Nakai breaks it down for Roxanne Modafferi at MMA Sucka: Five fights into her career, she suddenly disappeared from the MMA radar for two years. She reappeared having gained fifteen pounds of muscle read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Check out results for WSOF 13 and ONE FC 20 from this weekend. Apart from having a huge combat sports weekend filled with Mayweather vs. Maidana and a UFC card, there were other regional MMA events as well. WSOF 13 was broadcasted on NBC, while ONE FC 20 was uncharacteristically not shown at all outside of Cambodia. Here are quick results to get you caught up: WSOF 13September 13, 2014 - Marlon Moraes defeated Cody Bollinger by Submission (RNC, R2, 1:35)- Ozzy Dugulubgov defeated Keon Caldwel by read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Joe Soto stepped up in a huge way Saturday night. Friday before the weigh-ins, Soto was supposed to face Anthony Birchak on the undercard. Then, when Renan Barao was forced to pull out of the fight, Soto stepped up to face the champion, TJ Dillashaw, on little more than 24 hours' notice. Soto came absolutely ready to fight, and although Dillashaw won the first four rounds on all three judges' scorecards, it was by no means a blowout. In the fifth, Dillashaw landed a head kick to end a long combi read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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With so many moving parts in play, luck can have a huge role in the success or failure of a mixed martial arts fighter. Think about all the things that have to line up. You have to avoid injuries. You need to link up with the right training camp. You need favorable opponents. You need a functional promotion. You need good management. You need to stay strong against distractions and diversions. And this is to say nothing about the, you know, actual fight. Here are five fighters who, for some comb read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference, White said he's "close" to signing women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano after months of ongoing negotiations (per MMA Fighting). 'Yeah it's complicated, but I think we're close. I think we're close ... I don't know. I had plans, but now I don't know,' White said abo read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Rafael dos Anjos pulled off a huge upset Saturday night with his first-round TKO over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos was ranked No. 5 in the division going into the fight, and Henderson was ranked No. 1. This win is sure to move dos Anjos up in the rankings, possibly into the top three. Dos Anjos finds himself in a difficult position now, as there are few fighters ranked higher than him that he could fight next. He will likely have to face an opponent ranked lower in the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Christos Giagos has quietly amassed a 9-2 record, and on Friday has a huge opportunity before him, as he faces Dakota Cochrane for the RFA lightweight championship. read news >>

  • a month ago
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On Aug. 12, Jon Jones poured a huge bucket of ice water on the MMA community when he pulled out of his UFC 178 grudge match with Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, no associated charity dollars appear to be forthcoming. Only sadness. This was supposed to be the biggest fight of 2014. Easy. The best fighter in the world in Jones against arguably one of the top light heavyweights on earth with the bona fides to beat him. Also, they really, really don't like each other, as evidenced by the constant tra read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a huge grudge match coming up against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 next month, but he has already expressed an interest in a superfight for the future. Speaking with Sherdog, "Bones" explained that he'd love an opportunity to square off with UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman. Check out his response when asked if he'd be interested in an opportunity to fight Weidman in New York's Madison Square Garden—in the event that MMA gets sanctioned. "Oh, man, I read news >>

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Now that it appears that Chael Sonnen will compete at Metamoris 4 on Saturday, it’s worth pointing out what an enormous underdog he will be heading into his main event against Andre Galvao. read news >>

  • a month ago
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