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Frank Mir needed less than two minutes tonight (Sat., Feb. 22, 2015) to erase more than four years of mediocrity and frustration. The former Heavyweight champion stopped Antonio Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, his first win inside the Octagon since snapping Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's arm in half way back in Dec. 2011. And he didn't even need to rely on his Brazilian jiu-jitsu. On the contrary, it was a left jab that he used to star read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight kingpin, Frank Mir, has been in a tailspin, losing four consecutive matches and inspiring the social media meme, #LastTimeMirWon. Accordingly, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace was well aware that his five-round main event showdown against "Bigfoot" Antonio Silva in the main event of UFC 161 tonight (Feb. 22, 2015) was potentially a "do or die" career situation. Well, Mir "did" his thing, finally, inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Braz read news >>

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"Mutante" Cezar Ferreira was eager to win his fifth fight in six attempts inside the Octagon tonight (Sun. Feb. 22, 2015) at the expense of Sam Alvey in a 185-pound showdown featured on UFC Fight Night 61's televised FOX Sports 1 card from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" Middleweight winner was off to a great start before he allowed Alvey to hit him ... just twice. Alvey, as his nickname suggests, was all smiles during the in-ring introducti read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Following the earlier announcement of the Mayweather/Pacquiao being made official, the MGM Grand sold out their entire hotel in 15 minutes flat. Earlier today, boxing fans around the world got their years-long wish when it was announced that Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao was finally made official. The bout will take place on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The estimates of the purses are ranging between $200-250 million for total payout between the two pugilists, but that read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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A funny thing happened to Benson Henderson during the 19 minutes he spent in the cage Saturday with Brandon Thatch. People started rooting for him. Somewhere en route to his submission victory in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60, the 5,800 fans on hand in Broomfield, Colorado—who’d ostensibly turned out to see the local boy, Thatch—began to cheer Henderson instead. Support built on social media, too, and by the time Henderson cemented his improbable comeback with a rear-naked choke down the read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Joe Lauzon took a few minutes before his UFC 183 bout with Al Iaquinta to talk with Phoenix Carnevale about his first fight, and the first time he stepped in a cage, as well as some interesting tidbits about his diet and connection to martial arts. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – You just never know what Nick Diaz might say next, so when he sat down with reporters for a little more than a half-hour, MMAjunkie kept the camera rolling the whole time.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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It took Anthony Johnson all of two minutes, 15 seconds on Saturday to change the trajectory of the UFC light heavyweight division. Johnson’s unexpected first-round TKO victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on Fox 14 effectively took a sledgehammer to the 205-pound status quo. It scuttled best-laid plans and sent the fight company’s marquee weight class streaking off in an exciting new direction. Scariest part is, the former welterweight and one-time UFC washout might just be getting started. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With a future fight against Light Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, guaranteed to the winner, the stakes couldn't be higher for Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson, who headlined UFC on FOX 14 tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Despite some troubles outside the Octagon, of which he was ultimately absolved, Johnson had not lost in almost three years, compiling an eight-fight win streak that spanned four different mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions. It was quit read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor's prediction that he'd finish Dennis Siver within two minutes didn't come true. But everything else came up roses for the brash Irish featherweight Sunday night at Boston's TD Garden. The Dublin native dominated his UFC Fight Night 59 bout with the veteran Siver before finishing him in the second round. Then he jumped out of the cage and got in the face of longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr., who was seated cageside, building the drama for their upcoming title fight. read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – Even after spending 15 minutes in the cage with him, you could forgive Shane Howell if he still wasn’t sure what Paddy Holohan looked like. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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While most fighters resort to social-media swipes or one-liners at press conferences to tweak Conor McGregor, fellow UFC fighter Ricardo Lamas has raised the bar – and the production values.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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After fighting just four times in three years, all Anthony Pettis wanted for the holidays was a quick turnaround. Luckily for him, he got his wish. After becoming the first man to finish Gilbert Melendez, and doing so in almost effortless fashion, Pettis is scheduled to once again defend his UFC lightweight title, this time against Rafael dos Anjos on March 14 at UFC 185. And dos Anjos has already let it be known, he sees holes Pettis' game, and he plans on bringing the belt back to Brazil. "Tha read news >>

  • a month ago
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Carve out three minutes today and watch this remarkable year-end highlights video from AXS TV.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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