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This Friday night, eight welterweights of various repute will converge on Tulsa, Okla. to collide in a throwback competition to mixed martial arts' days of yore. The one-night, single-elimination tournament, a concept once considered to be the meat and potatoes of the sport, may have fallen out of favor over the years, as techniques grow more sophisticated, athletes more deadly, and state commissions more rigid, but boy, there was a time when the bracket was the truth. Now Battlegrounds MMA is l read news >>

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Chael Sonnen: I don't have any tournament stories, but let me tell you the greatest story that I have in wrestling. It's one of just the greatest stories that I have, period, but definitely in wrestling. Matt Lindland. Matt Lindland has just a number of incredible stories. If you ever get a chance to talk with him, you'll love it. The guy is so entertaining, but socially, sometimes he misses the mark. And when he does that, it can be extremely hilarious because he's not trying to be. Anyway, so read news >>

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Nothing like a little optimism. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy, who suffered a technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas (full results here), is unlikely to have the decision overturned to a "no contest." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett talks to MMA Fighting: "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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In unrelated news, the entire country of Ireland just became fans of Frankie Edgar. Conor McGregor clearly established himself as a featherweight contender on Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) with a first-round technical knockout victory over Dustin Poirier on the pay-per-view (PPV) main card of the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. But is he the No. 1 contender? That all depends on Cub Swanson. While dusting "The Diamond" -- who was read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Some fighters lose their passion with age. Their competitive fire is extinguished, and fighting becomes all about the pay check. The opposite has happened for Mark Hunt, who fights Roy Nelson... read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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All fighters age. Sometimes, even those in their prime lose a step or are unable to compete with today’s blend of diverse mixed martial artists. In fact, the following men—Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua—represent a group of fighters who at multiple points experienced greatness in the forms of championship titles and numerous other accolades. However, in their last four bouts, the fighters in question collectively hold a record of 4- read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Not one to question UFC's matchmaking, Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn't help but wonder why the promotion gave "El Nino" another title shot so soon. 'The Eagle" is also asking why Anthony Pettis seems more interested in fighting Nate Diaz as opposed to someone like himself, a man who has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov has quickly established himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), racking up six consecutive wins in the sport's read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight competitor Shayna Baszler spoke with MMAFighitng.com’s Ariel Helwani ahead of the UFC 177 PPV event, where she discussed a variety of topics including her legacy in WMMA and why she is motivated to perform on Saturday night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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This much is certain: It's a sickening way to lose a fight. In another gut-wrenching tale from the hinterlands of regional MMA, two amateur fighters stepped into the cage on Aug. 23 to battle for the featherweight championship at OO Fight 32 in Washington, D.C. The scrap between Pete Petties and Jeff Melvin was underway and proceeding normally when there occurred a nauseating turn of events. The video, originally reported on by MMAJunkie, shows Melvin absorbing a kick to the midsection then losi read news >>

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The preliminary card for next month’s UFC Fight Night 50 had a new matchup following a pair of injuries.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier had been waiting a long time for a shot at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. With the champ injured, he'll now how to wait even longer. read news >>

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