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Moments after dispatching his opponent, Dusan Dzakic went to work saving the man’s life.Dzakic, a Serbian MMA fighter, won his bout at Serbian Battle Championship 4 in December by submitting Croatian fighter Sebastijan Emini with a chokehold. Emini’s tap-out came not a moment too soon, as the Croatian was literally choking to death in Dzakic’s grasp.Deadspin’s Kevin Draper spotted footage of the scary moment (tap-out occurs around the 4:15 mark). Dzakic released Emini, recognized the danger befo read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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If variety is the spice of life, then these fighters are very, very spicy. And we should be thankful for these guys (spoiler: and gal). If we just had a bunch of wrestle-boxers and jiu-jitsu and muay thai, then, well, things would become a little blander. It would be a mashed-potato sandwich on white, hold the mayo. Nobody wants that. So here's our salute to the awkward and unorthodox among the UFC ranks. As you'll see, many of these fighters have reached very high levels of success with their i read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight division has been in a serious holding pattern thanks to the oft-injured Cain Velasquez, who is the combat sports equivalent of Punxsutawney Phil: He shows up once a year, then injures himself and disappears for an additional six weeks. As a result, Fabricio Werdum is the interim titleholder. Losing Velasquez was particularly painful because the rest of the division was stinking up the joint. Junior dos Santos was on the injured reserves for w read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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PHOENIX -- Matt Mitrione talks about his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Gabriel Gonzaga, what this fight does for him, where he's at in his life, his budding movie career, and more. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Fighters by their very nature are built for adversity. Whether it comes in the form of battling through a body that wants to quit inside the gym, or resisting the onslaught of an opponent’s will as it’s being imposed upon them, fighters are constructed to endure, persevere and overcome. It’s something they possessed long before the realization of what they were set in, but once that moment arrived, the path ahead to travel will be one of conflict and with the hope of glory waiting at the end. Br read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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July 2014. Las Vegas. The worst year of Stefan Struve’s life was about to come to what he expected to be a triumphant close. Nearly 12 months after being diagnosed with a leaking bicuspid aortic valve in... read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Martin Kampmann may not be looking out from inside the Octagon again anytime soon, but he's got a lot of new moves to show off in his career and his life. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Life after ZUFFA? You betcha. Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Anthony Njokuani was sent packing earlier this week after spending several years inside the Octagon. Unfortunately, "The Assassin" was just 3-5 under the UFC banner and seven of his eight fights went to a decision. No matter. Njokuani (16-9, 1 NC) will get a chance to turn things around and work his way back up to the big leagues when he makes his debut for Legacy Fi read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Bad news for Muay Thai fans, as the popular Sangmanee Sor Tienpo remains in hospital after reportedly being poisoned. To anyone who knows anything about the sport of Muay Thai in its homeland, you will be well aware of the sketchiness that surrounds it. What happened yesterday may be a new low for the sport. At Rajadamnern Stadium, Bangkok, the popular Sangmanee Sor Tienpo, formerly ranked among the very best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and still a mainstay at the top of fight cards, f read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC middleweight Luke Barnatt has spent the past four or five months of his life living on a 35-foot yacht in San Diego. The president of a longtime sponsor told him he could live there. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The former UFC Light Heavyweight champ tweeted out a message that indicates he's not happy in his new promotional home. Two years and three fights into his Bellator contract and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is distinctly unhappy with his new home. Of course any fan of the former Pride FC star and UFC Light Heavyweight champ knows he tends to complain about his employers, whether it's Dana White or the producers of the A-Team. Here's what Rampage tweeted: Just a thought.. But I've learned a big less read news >>

  • a month ago
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It looks like post-UFC life is treating Tito Ortiz just fine. Ortiz banked a hefty $300,000 purse for his split decision victory over fellow UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar in the headlining bout of Saturday's Bellator 131 event, according to information released to Sherdog.com by the California State Athletic Commission. Bonnar took home $100,000 in the losing effort, although he could have doubled that amount had he defeated Ortiz. Aside from the two former UFC stalwarts, lightweight champion read news >>

  • a month ago
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At 25 years old, Alejandro Perez has lived more life than most his age. He’s trained in martial arts since he was 13, he made it to The Ultimate Fighter Latin America after 19 pro fights... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Under a new regime in Bellator, Mike Richman has finally been able to move to bantamweight. He faces Nam Phan at Bellator 131 on Saturday. read news >>

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