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  • 12 hours ago
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"If I lose I become the man that talked the talk but did not walk the walk. I go back to fighting in front of 100 people in GAA halls for €150. I've lost my mind doing this. Like Vincent van Gogh. He dedicated his life to his art and lost his mind in the process. That's happened to me. But fuck it. When that gold belt is around my waist and when my mother has a big mansion, when my girlfriend has a different car for every day of the week, when my kids have everything they ever want...then it wil read news >>

  • 15 hours ago
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Some people are beyond reproach. It can be at the office, at the schoolyard, even in team sports. You’ve seen the guy or gal: boss’ favorite, teacher’s favorite, coach’s favorite. You probably hate this person, too. That doesn’t change the fact that he or she is basically untouchable, though, be it for a strong work ethic, smarts or talent. MMA is different. The boss is a bald guy who shouts so loudly and so frequently that the top of his head turns a volcanic red. The teachers are equal parts w read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Like a fine wine ... At age 44, Dan Henderson will step into the Octagon tonight (Sat. Jan. 24, 2015) to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) fight No. 43 when he takes on Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14, which goes down inside Tele2 Arena from Stockholm, Sweden. When you add his wrestling career into the mix, "Hendo" has been putting his body through the rigors of combat sports for more than two decades. But, if you think he has any plans of slowing down anytime soon ... thi read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Nick Diaz is comfortable at middleweight, but his future in MMA will be shaped by the right deal and the right matchup—not weight classes or even title shots. "They're going to use me to fight the best guys," Diaz said during a Thursday conference call with Bleacher Report MMA and other media outlets. "Making the right fight, making the right deal is the most important thing." The former welterweight contender spoke with reporters in advance of his main event fight with former UFC middleweight c read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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STOCKHOLM -- Dan Henderson talks about his UFC on FOX 14 fight against Gegard Mousasi, dropping down to 185 pounds, his last fight against Daniel Cormier, the state of his career, and more. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The idea of Jon Jones trying his hand at heavyweight amuses Phil Davis, who is interested to see how badly Jones would lose to heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Daniel Straus is pretty sure he hasn’t left any obvious clues for champ Patricio “Pitbull” Freire to pick up three years after they first fought, and he’s pretty sure the reverse is true.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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I'm sure it sounded like a good idea at the time (or not). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) positioned its UFC Fight Night 59 mixed martial arts (MMA) event for this Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015), using the NFC championship game as a lead-in to the FOX Sports 1 extravaganza, which kicks off at 6 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass. And since the promotion is going to bring its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to New England, it enlisted Irish superstar Conor McGregor, who lays claim to a sizable read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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It was an early and unwelcome Christmas present for UFC lightweight Danny Castillo – watching tape on his injury-replacement opponent and then checking the Internet.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tyson Nam was brought in to lose the first time he fought in Brazil. Two years later, he wants another upset. Nam was an 11-4 prospect from Team Quest when he was booked to fight Eduardo Dantas, the then Bellator bantamweight champion. The Nova Uniao fighter, who had dominated his past seven opponents going into that bout, was waiting for the next Bellator tournament winner to put his title on the line, so the promotion let him compete in Brazil under the Shooto banner to stay active. It couldn’ read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Nate Diaz's recent 12-month hiatus wasn't of his own choosing, if the Stockton native is to be believed. Diaz was presumed to have spent the better part of the year languishing on the sidelines in protest of his UFC contract, but when asked about his absence on Thursday, Diaz told MMAFighting.com that his lengthy time off was the UFC's own doing, and that he never said he didn't want to fight. "It's about time," Diaz said of his co-main event slot against Rafael dos Anjos at UF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Good Ol' JR delves into the CM Punk signing in his FOX Sports column. On Saturday night, the UFC made a startling announcement that included the signing of former WWE superstar Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to a multi-fight contract. The decision understandably caused a rift in the MMA fanbase, with many referring to it as a desperate move from MMA's top promotion. However, others, including former WWE announcer and VP of Talent Relations Jim Ross believe the move emphasizes what a "brilliant promotiona read news >>

  • a month ago
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Merry Christmas from Wanderlei Silva. In the MMA legend's latest video, he announces his plan to help young fighters who stand to lose out on sponsorship money with the UFC's new uniform contract with Reebok. Silva said he will open up his social media accounts to UFC athletes who send him videos pitching their sponsors. "What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts?" Silva said. "To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of peo read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – One of the lesser talked about fighters heading into Saturday night’s UFC 181 pay-per-view is Francisco Rivera, who fights Urijah Faber in the headlining prelim spot. After coming off a loss against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 173, Rivera drew Faber next due to a unique set of circumstances: Namely, the perennial contender Faber needed to fight somebody, and Rivera just happens to be that somebody.And sometimes the most dangerous fighters are the ones who genuinely feel like they have not read news >>

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