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  • 26 days ago
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The moment John McCarthy jumped in to stop the Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson fight on Saturday night in Tulsa, the UFC's lightweight championship picture was suddenly muddled up. Henderson (21-3) was in the Rich Franklin position during Anderson Silva's middleweight title reign, of being arguably the second-best fighter in the division behind champion Anthony Pettis, but not being in contention for a title shot. Pettis had beaten him twice, and did so quickly and decisively in their seco read news >>

  • a month ago
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One of MMA's biggest stars has jumped on one of the Internet's biggest trends. Georges St-Pierre, the semi-retired longtime UFC welterweight champion, took to Twitter to document his taking of the so-called "Ice Bucket Challenge," a viral fundraiser designed to raise money for research into ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. To date, the Ice Bucket Challenge—in which people pour a bucket of ice water on themselves, videotape the whole thing for social media, then challenge others to do the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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DUBLIN – Many MMA fans wondered if the UFC hadn’t jumped the gun by booking flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson opposite Chris Cariaso rather than waiting for the outcome of two flyweight bouts this week. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Something came to the forefront during Rory MacDonald's drubbing of Tyron Woodley at UFC 174 Saturday. A realization, thudding heavily into the laps and minds of MMA fans all over the globe: In this, a high-stakes contenders bout that easily could produce the next title challenger should something go awry between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, there isn't even a contest going on. MacDonald is doing whatever he wants, whenever he wants, and Woodley is some combination of too tired, too broken and read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Luke Rockhold was a recent guest on MMAmania.com's Darce Side Radio podcast. The No. 5-ranked UFC middleweight came on to promote the Sam Hon art exhibit called "Optical Panacea" that he was featured in and to discuss his options for his next opponent. Luke Rockhold put on a near flawless performance against Tim Boetsch back at UFC 172 in April. Somehow during his first-round submission victory -- the seventh of his career -- he suffered the misfortune of breaking his toe (pic). So while the mid read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Urijah Faber jumped the gun on the future Team Alpha Male head coaching vacancy, according to current head coach Duane Ludwig. "It wasn’t f*****g supposed to be like this, man,” Ludwig told MMA Junkie. "I’m not going to bounce on anybody’s fight camp. Then [Faber] f*****g went and told the team and did a press release before I knew. I’m like, ‘What the hell?’” The pairing of Team Alpha Male and Ludwig was a match made in heaven a little more than a year ago. Faber, Joseph Benavidez, Chad Mendes read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Woodley definitely talked the talk in getting his fight against Carlos Condit at UFC 171. Now he's got to show he belongs. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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BARUERI, Brazil – So maybe Dana White jumped the gun a little bit a couple weeks back. But Marshall Zelaznik said that just proves the UFC president's point when it comes to Brazil. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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India jumped into the world of MMA with the start of Super Fight League, a new promotion that debuted in Mumbai over the weekend. James Thompson submitted Bob Sapp at 1:52 because Sapp sustained a leg injury. The real star … Continue reading ? read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A blockbuster light-heavyweight bout was coming to UFC 140. For a short time anyway. UFC president Dana White said he jumped the gun in announcing that former champ Lyoto Machida will meet fast-rising and undefeated contender Phil Davis at December's UFC 140 event. Instead, he said Davis is still recovering from a knee injury. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It was a no-brainer for Shane Carwin. When the opportunity to fight Junior dos Santos in the main event of UFC 131 – with a title shot on the line – cropped up, he immediately jumped at it. Read More >> read news >>

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