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  • 5 days ago
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The longer the cat and mouse game stretches out between the UFC and former Strikeforce star Gina Carano, the less likely it appears that Carano will be seen donning a pair of UFC gloves in the upcoming months. Speaking to media in Las Vegas on Thursday, UFC President Dana White referred to Carano as "the hardest human being we've ever dealt with." "I didn't see it coming," White said (via FOX Sports). "I don't know, we'll see how these things play out. Just incredibly difficult. We've dealt with read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Tim Kennedy has carried a chip on his shoulder for quite some time. The gritty veteran has been consistently mixing it up with the best middleweight fighters in the world for the past four years and has been largely successful while doing so. The Jackson/Winkeljohn-trained fighter's pressure-heavy attack has overwhelmed a solid cast of respectable names in the middleweight ranks and solidified Kennedy's place in the coveted Top-10 rankings across the greater spectrum at 185 pounds. That said, fo read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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"Hulk" will no longer smash inside the hallowed Octagon. For the time being. No. 14 ranked bantamweight, Mike Easton, has been released from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on the heels of four consecutive decision losses, which came against the likes of Raphael Assuncao, Brad Pickett, T.J. Dillashaw and Yves Jabouin. It was an unexpected turn of tides, first reported by Sherdog.com. That's because Easton (13-5) jumped out to an impressive 3-0 start following his ZUFFA debut on the Versus c read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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A long and harrowing journey grew even longer on July 5, 2014, when just hours before his against-all-odds return from potentially career-ending heart troubles, UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve suffered a setback that derailed a year's worth of work and worry. The seven-footer, who had been diagnosed with an enlarged heart and leaking aortic valve in August 2013, fainted in the locker room prior to his UFC 175 comeback against Matt Mitrione. Just like that, the feel-good bout was cancelled, and Str read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former top 10 middleweight Francis Carmont is no longer a UFC fighter.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

  • a month ago
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It took a bit longer than most expected, but T.J. Dillashaw's shotgun title defense ultimately ended as most expected. The unlikely challenger, Joe Soto, put in a solid effort, but the Team Alpha Male product had the fight in his hands from start to finish. Dillashaw landed combinations on top of combinations, inside other combinations. While Soto blocked much of the champ's offensive output, he had little response to the deluge of punches. Battered, Soto fell prey to a massive head kick in the read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao took a huge step backwards on Friday when he passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. See how it all went down here. Not only did the Brazilian lose the opportunity to fight for the strap this weekend in "Sactown," he will also be denied a chance to g read news >>

  • a month ago
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The spotlight in no longer so bright on Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s brewing feud, but the upcoming title challenger recently dropped an interesting nugget on social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Bellator middleweight champion hector Lombard revealed on Wednesday afternoon that he had officially changed his nickname from ‘Lightning’ to ‘Showeather.’ It appears that Hector Lombard has undergone ‘significant transformation' as a professional athlete by changing his name from ‘Lightning' to ‘Showeather.' The former Bellator middleweight champion took to Facebook to explain his reasons for changing the nickname. Hector "Lightning" Lombard and the brand has undergone a significant tran read news >>

  • a month ago
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Old habits die hard. Sometimes that can be a bad thing, but not in the case of UFC light heavyweight contender Ovince Saint Preux. For the former University of Tennessee football player... read news >>

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