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Yoshihiro Akiyama eradicated a more than two-and-a-half-year layoff, dominating Amir Sadollah en route to a unanimous decision victory at UFC Fight Night 52 on Saturday. read news >>

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Melvin Manhoef didn’t need long to announce his presence in the Bellator cage. read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino—she's just waiting for a contract to sign. Speaking to the Brazilian media in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, the Rowdy one continued to criticize her most hated adversary for just about every reason imaginable, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. My pace, nobody can overwhelm me. And the way that she is on the ground, it’s absolute horrendous. And her read news >>

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A career in the fight business is one that comes with a fair amount of give and take. On one side of the scale, there is money and a notable amount of fame or public recognition that will hopefully yield other opportunities to make more of the prior, but on the opposite side, there are physical tolls where payments are required. Fighting is a gritty trade by nature, but it's hardly the bumps, bruises and abrasions suffered on fight night in the quest for glory that linger. Those wounds heal rath read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole. Since then the show has produced some interesting moments and even more interesting characters. While the athletes who are competing for the coveted UFC contract should receive the main spotlight, the coaches read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Being taller and having a longer reach doesn’t always pay off in the UFC. Brazilian brawler Jessica Andrade met previously unbeaten countrywoman Larissa Pacheco at Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, and she credits Pacheco’s neck for her submission victory. "Guillotine is my specialty. I love it. I always try that guillotine in my fights," Andrade told MMAFighting.com Saturday. "I realized she has a long neck, so I went for it [laughs]." Four of Andrade’ read news >>

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It didn’t take long for the feud between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping to heat up at Wednesday night’s UFC Fight Night 55 press conference in Sydney, Australia. The UFC’s managing director for operations in Canada, Australian and New Zealand, Tom Wright -- fresh off a long flight from Toronto -- had barely introduced the main eventers to the media before the barbs started to fly.After Bisping gave a brief introduction, it was Rockhold’s turn. "I’m excited," he said. "I’m used to the main eve read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – It didn’t take long for Jessica Andrade to get Larissa Moreira Pachecho to the mat. Once there, Andrade was relentless in her quest for a submission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Marlon Moraes is one of the best bantamweights on the planet, but he won’t call himself the best. Unbeaten over the past seven fights, five under the World Series of Fighting, the Rio de Janeiro native won the WSOF bantamweight championship with a one-sided victory over Josh Rettinghouse in March, and welcomes the opportunity to face the best 135-pounders out there. "I can’t call myself the best in the world. I can fight the best, but call myself the best? I wouldn’t say that. But I’m a tough fi read news >>

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Coming into MMA from long distance running isn’t exactly what most fighters do, but women’s flyweight prospect Heather Bassett has made the transition in strong fashion. read news >>

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On Friday, Ulysses Gomez will return to the cage for the first time since a February 2013 loss to Phil Harris. The extended layoff wasn’t one of Gomez’s choosing, but he isn’t worried that it will affect himFiled under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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