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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never been a fan of talkers. Ahead of his Jan. 31 showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva is urging featherweight champion Jose Aldo to punish No. 1 contender Conor McGregor for his vocabulary. "Aldo said what we needed to hear," Silva told Globo (via Bloody Elbow). "He's the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit read news >>

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It was billed as a No. 1 contender's bout in the light heavyweight division, but it was stacked in Alexander Gustafsson's favor to get the job done. Yet despite fighting in his native Sweden in front of 30,000 people at the Tele2 Arena in Stockhold, the hometown hero Gustafsson was overwhelmed by Anthony Johnson in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Gustafsson lost via a violent first round TKO to Johnson, who is now a perfect 3-0 as a light heavyweight in his second stint in the UFC. Now instead read news >>

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The MMA world has changed a lot in the last few years. Anderson Silva is no longer the pound-for-pound kingpin. Georges St-Pierre is retired. The heavyweight champion has fought just twice since 2012, and there are now 10 weight classes in the UFC. Those are just a few of the changes that have affected some of the divisions in the UFC. The rest of the divisions have changed greatly too; some have improved, while others have not. With that in mind, let's check out a power ranking of all 10 divisi read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Bellator MMA’s recent announcement that it signed Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson to a contract was met with a fair share of skepticism, but one of his coaches believes the bearded brawler still has plenty to offer the sport.Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson discusses his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson and the difficult route he took to get to this point in his career. read news >>

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Well, his friend may have been sent to the hospital with a busted eye socket, but not before getting a few licks in. Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hall of famer BJ Penn was arrested last weekend after a parking lot brawl outside Kauhale's Bar in Kihei, Hawaii. "The Prodigy" allegedly slugged his homie, Kuuipo Mokiao, after Mokiao tried to keep him from picking a fight with their fellow patrons. The original police report described Penn as "inebriated." Penn was released following read news >>

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More details have emerged regarding the arrest of former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn, who was taken into custody last Saturday night (Jan. 17, 2015) after allegedly getting "inebriated" and brawling with his buddy, Kuuipo Mokiao, in a hotel parking lot. Get the initial report here. Mokiao claims Penn's assault -- which came after a night of good times at Kauhale's Bar in Kihei -- sent him to the emergency room at Maui Memorial Medical Center read news >>

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According to a report from Hawaii News Now, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn was arrested early Sunday morning on the island of Maui for second-degree assault. The outlet reports that Penn was allegedly involved in an argument with a friend of his while the pair were out drinking in Kihei, a popular vacation destination on Maui's South Shore. via Hawaii News Now: Sources said that Kuuipo Mokiao told investigators that he pushed Penn to stop him from picking a fight with read news >>

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Good Ol’ JR discusses CM Punk’s move to MMA and whether he believes the former wrestler can succeed in the UFC. While most have not shied away from offering their opinions on CM Punk's involvement in MMA, few have had the privilege of working alongside him like former VP of talent relations in the WWE, Jim Ross. Ross, a vocal fan of the UFC, explained that Punk's decision to join the UFC as a late stage in his professional career was all the more reason for him to take the opportunity seriously. read news >>

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Feeling a lot of pain because of his leg injury but afraid to become addicted to the pills, "The Spider" reported that he felt urgency to substitute his medicine for ice therapy. Since the beginning of his recovery process, Anderson Silva claims to have won a particular battle at least: not getting addicted to his pain medication. Twelve-and-a-half months after his injury, which happened when he faced Chris Weidman for the second time, "The Spider" told Globo how hard it was to endure this level read news >>

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Like most people, Wanderlei Silva has a lot of questions regarding the way the Nevada Athletic Commission handled the drug testing fort Jon Jones ahead of UFC 182. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight competitor Holy Holm discusses her desire to fight in the near future and her thoughts on a potential match-up against Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Holly Holm talks about being anxious to fight again, recovering from arm and neck injuries, being rematched with Raquel Pennington, her thoughts on Ronda Rousey, the power of confidence in fighting, and more. read news >>

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Deadspin writer Greg Howard, who recently spent a lot of time with Jon Jones to put together a comprehensive story about the UFC light heavyweight champion, comments on Jones' drug test failure. In the days before UFC 182, many reporters from various media outlets released some very entertaining profiles on the main event competitors, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. One man who wrote an excellent piece on Jones was Deadspin's Greg Howard. He discussed many aspects of Jones' life in and out of the read news >>

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