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  • 6 days ago
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LOS ANGELES - Like any good coach, Gilbert Melendez did his job heading into The Ultimate Fighter 20. The former Strikeforce lightweight champion scouted talent and made mental notes on which fighters he preferred to pick when it came time for him and opposing coach Anthony Pettis to draft their teams. But Melendez was hit with a curveball he wasn't expecting. UFC matchmakers added a wrinkle to the show's format and pre-seeded the women's strawweight competitors from one through 16. If one coach read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Penne thought she had an understanding with her boss. She was wrong. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Penne thought she had an understanding with her boss. She was wrong. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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And he says stopping Rafael dos Anjos from dishing out further punishment to an unconscious ex-champ at UFC Fight Night 49, was the right call to make. Known as one of the best, if not the best, referee in mixed martial arts (MMA), John McCarthy has received his fair share of criticism in the past for what many deemed as bad calls inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. Case in point, "Big John" came under fire back on Aug. 23, 2014, when he put a halt to the main event fight at read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ever dreamed of packing in your day job to start a new life in combat sports? Evolve MMA is scouring the globe to find 50 new staff members for its three locations in Singapore, with the latest set to open early next year on Orchard Road in the heart of the shopping district. Successful candidates will be able to call themselves colleagues of Ben Askren, Shinya Aoki, and Tarec Saffiedine who are all members of the Evolve MMA Fight Team. Forget about paper qualifications, your socio-economic back read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tim Boetsch's job was most likely on the line when he faced Brad Tavares at last night's (Sat., August 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47 from his home state of Maine. He was well on his way to losing, but instead persevered to score yet another come-from-behind victory. Find out how in our fight breakdown below! Last night (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Brad Tavares and Tim Boetsch squared off on the main card of UFC Fight Night 47 from Cross Insurance Center read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier was none too pleased about Jon Jone's demeanor surrounding the promotion of their upcoming bout, but Jones seems to be embracing his duplicity more than ever. Daniel Cormier hit the nail on the head for many fans when he said of Jon Jones, "If you're this great guy, then just be this great guy. But if you're kind of an asshole a little bit, then just be [an asshole]. People will respect you more." It's a refrain that has dogged Jones since his earliest days in the UFC limelight. H read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dan Hardy has a nice, comfy job of calling fights for the UFC. Most fans would love to be in his position but Hardy has a plan to step back into the Octagon once more. Speaking on MMAJunkie Radio Hardy shared that he received encouraging news in regards to his Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome and has an idea of who he would want to fight if he's cleared for action once again. "Diego Sanchez, because after Ross Pearson got robbed, that was one of the worst decisions I’ve ever seen,” he said. Pearso read news >>

  • a month ago
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Originally airing on Fight Pass, UFC has now made the highlights available on YouTube. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) summoned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen to its July 23 administrative hearing to render verdicts for each fighter. Both "The Phenom" and "The American Gangster" failed pre-fight drug tests earlier this year. After breaking down in tears, the Brazilian was awarded a conditional license, and will move on to fight Chris Wei read news >>

  • a month ago
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Just what exactly did Chuck Liddell do for Zuffa when he retired and took a desk job with them? Find out in this lost interview from 2011, as well as his thoughts on Overeem and who Chuck wanted to fight before retirement! read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Makes perfect sense. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has doggedly pursued former Strikeforce attraction and current Hollywood actress Gina Carano, in an attempt to book her against reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. This, despite the fact that "Conviction" is coming off a loss and has not competed since 2009. Cristiane Justino, meanwhile, has been brushed aside by the Las Vegas fight boss, despite cries from the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe to read news >>

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