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  • 9 days ago
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PHOENIX – It’s approaching two years since the last time Stefan Struve stepped inside a cage for a fight. The path he took to return to the UFC was a rough one.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following numerous hurdles, it appears that Chael Sonnen will get licensed to fight in the UFC Fight Night 26 main event slated for Aug. 17 in Boston. read news >>

  • a year ago
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With UFC 163 on Saturday night, the UFC has held four events so far this year in Brazil, but that’s only slightly past the halfway mark for what the promotion plans to deliver to the South American country this year and next. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A pair of regulatory hurdles to MMA legalization fell today in North America. In Connecticut, a bill to legalize MMA passed the senate, clearing the way for events to be held in the state. And Canadian legislators amended a law to allow combat sports, including MMA. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Chris Weidman has made it past several hurdles en route to booking a UFC 162 fight with Anderson Silva. Now the challenger just hopes the champion will make good on his promise to step in the cage. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Despite some hurdles, UFC on FUEL TV 9 is in the books, and readers were anxious to discuss Saturday's show in this week's edition of The Sunday Junkie. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The final hurdles have been cleared for Georges St-Pierre to return to action later this year. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Despite the many hurdles in place for this past weekend's UFC 147 event, the world's largest MMA promotion set a company attendance record for fight cards held in the country with a reported 16,643 fans attending the show. It was the company's third Brazilian event in less than one year, and the country now seems to be a prime market for the UFC. But just how much has the sport of MMA grown in the country? Brazilian resident and longtime MMA manager Alex Davis said things are moving in the read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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There are no more hurdles for Daniel Straus to clear in the Bellator Fighting Championships Season 6 featherweight tournament. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Matt Gabel has every right to be cranky, angry and just plain unpleasant. After all, traveling all the way from Illinois to Lebanon wasn't exactly beneficial to his fight-day preparation, and giving an interview while trying to rehydrate isn't always the best idea, either. But the Fiore MMA product said he's hardly rattled. After all, MMA is about competition, not emotion, and sometimes sacrifice has to be made. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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On Saturday, UFC fights will takes place in the U.K. for the first time in more than a year. But Marshall Zelaznik admits the fight to get back the octagon started long before. "There's a lot of pressure to bring the event everywhere around the world," the UFC's managing director of international development told MMAjunkie.com. "It was a struggle just getting this event in the calendar." Now that UFC 138 is a reality, Zelaznik is not only focused on making the event a success but ensuring read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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One down, three to go. The New York State Assembly's Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development committee today passed a bill to regulate the sport of MMA in the Empire State. The bill, titled A04146A, passed by a vote of 16-3, according to a representative from the office of its sponsor, New York Assemblyman Steven Englebright. However, several hurdles remain before the bill becomes law. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The hurdles have apparently been cleared. Despite his recent insistence that a bout between current UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and Strikeforce title holder Nick Diaz was anything but a done deal, UFC president Dana White today announced the two welterweights will clash in the main event of the previously unannounced UFC 137 event. According to White, the contest will take place Oct. 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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TORONTO - The UFC's current crop of welterweights has little to offer, and with a super fight with middleweight champion Anderson Silva apparently unlikely, what's next for 170-pound titleholder Georges St-Pierre? It was the big question after St-Pierre's decisive but heavily panned decision victory over Jake Shields in Saturday's UFC 129 main event. But UFC president Dana White has a potential solution: a fight with Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. read news >>

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