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LAS VEGAS -- Derek Brunson talks about working on his striking in training camp for UFC 183, his quick knockout of Ed Herman, the trash talk coming into the fight, having to pull out of his last fight, and more. read news >>

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One of the UFC's best welterweights has a strong message for fans who want fighters to try harder. One of MMA's cliche phrases is "don't leave it in the hands of the judges." Dana White, Joe Rogan, and Mike Goldberg, (along with the rest of the UFC commentary staff) trot it out after every close decision. Fans use it to berate fighters who feel like they got robbed in a loss, and journalists use it to bemoan a system that often seems more broken than functional. Now, one fighter has had enough, read news >>

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Learn more about UFC 182 fighter Cody Garbrandt in this exclusive interview, before the young combatant makes his debut against Marcus Brimage on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For many mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, earning their way into Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) takes many years and dozens of fights. Or, they simply never get to fight on that grand stage. Luckily, Team Alpha Male-representative and blue-chip prospect Cody Garbrandt will never suffer that fate. Just two year read news >>

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Jorge Medina's time in the Marine Corp. has prepared him for success in the cage, leading him to an undefeated career heading in Saturday's V3 Fights. read news >>

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On a much less grueling level, of course. Long before camps such as Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA, American Kickboxing Academy (AKA), and others burst onto the scene, the Brazil-based Chute Boxe Academy ruled the mixed martial arts (MMA) world, as far as training centers were concerned. Led by fighters such as a prime Wanderlei Silva and Mauricio Rua, Chute Boxe was the place fighters all across the globe looked to when wanting to train with the best. Even a young Anderson Silva got his start with the read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: 'The American Psycho' is more unfiltered these days, and his disdain for Tito Ortiz is obvious. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: 'The American Psycho' is more unfiltered these days, and his disdain for Tito Ortiz is obvious. read news >>

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Mike Goldberg didn't handle criticism of his first NFL announcing performance with much grace, instead lashing out at fans with the kind of response more familiar in the world of the UFC. The UFC, even in its current status as a company with a "code of conduct," has long been regarded as a wild west of sorts in the sports world. This has mostly been fueled by Dana White as the constantly cursing figurehead who has been unable, at times, to refrain from lashing out at reporters in slur filled tir read news >>

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UFC veteran Brock Larson has re-stoked the fires of his warrior mentality heading into the Battlegrounds one-night, eight-man tournament. read news >>

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Tim Elliott talks about his UFC 172 opponent Joseph Benavidez, as well as the big opponent the flyweight division is facing – fan disinterest A golden opportunity is fast approaching for No. 8 ranked UFC flyweight Tim Elliott. On April 26 he will get the chance to rocket up the 125 pound rankings when he faces No. 2 ranked Joseph Benavidez at UFC 172. Some fighters would find the task of facing a highly touted veteran opponent such as Benavidez daunting, but Elliott (10-4-1) is not among that gr read news >>

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Perennial UFC title contender Chael Sonnen, to the surprise of no one, was less than impressed with the way Wanderlei Silva carried himself on the set of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. Speaking with MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer, the pride of West Linn, Oregon explained why he found it extremely difficult to coach opposite "The Axe Murderer." "I had to explain to him, `I'm the bad guy, you're supposed to be the good guy,'" Sonnen said. "But when you attempt to jump me, that's going to turn the pe read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Perennial UFC title contender Chael Sonnen, to the surprise of no one, was less than impressed with the way Wanderlei Silva carried himself on the set of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. Speaking with MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer, the pride of West Linn, Oregon explained why he found it extremely difficult to coach opposite "The Axe Murderer." "I had to explain to him, `I'm the bad guy, you're supposed to be the good guy,'" Sonnen said. "But when you attempt to jump me, that's going to turn the pe read news >>

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The UFC loves fighters who fight as though wins and losses don’t matter, and it tends to keep them around longer than those who are chiefly concerned with walking away victorious. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Beneil Dariush, UFC Fight Night 39 read news >>

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A long day is to coming to an end, but John Crouch looks no worse for wear. The head coach of Glendale, Arizona's MMA Lab is a physically imposing man, with broad shoulders and the kind of facial stubble that indicates more than a few things are resting on those shoulders, but something about his approach puts those in his presence instantly at ease. His immediate eye contact and effortless ability to hold it shows his professorial card before a single word ever comes out of his mouth, and that read news >>

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