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A run-down of a proposal that would add multiple weigh-ins for professional fighters. This comes in response to multiple fighters on he UFC 177 card having weight cutting related medical issues. This is a guest post by KJ Gould. Whenever a professional sport implements rule changes for the benefit of either paying audiences, commercial masters or the health and well being of its competitors, after the ubiquitous backlash of naysayers and worse case scenario 'what if?' ponderings, athletes eventu read news >>

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Talita Nogueira might be heading to Bellator. The multiple time jiu-jitsu world champion, who won her six MMA fights via stoppage, is in talks with the promotion. According to sources close to the fighter, "Treta" is expected to sign a four-fight deal in the coming days. "Treta" made her MMA debut in 2009, and fought three times in 2010, but decided to leave the sport to focus on jiu-jitsu competition. After a three-year hiatus, the grappling wizard returned with a pair of first-round submission read news >>

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With Chael Sonnen out for the next two years due to multiple drug test failures, Wanderlei Silva, who doesn't seem to think he'll be suspended for ducking a drug test, is calling out Dan Henderson, who accepts. Fresh off fleeing an attempt by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to drug test him, former Pride champ and current UFC star Wanderlei Silva is looking for a new prospective opponent. He's out a foe since Chael Sonnen got a two year suspension for failing to flee a pair of NSAC drug tes read news >>

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American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships. Legacy Fighting President Mick Maynard has confirmed that American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader has signed multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships and make their debuts on September 26 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the LFC 35 fight card. Rafeal Lovato Jr. announced about a month ago that he was se read news >>

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Andre Galvao has a unique challenge ahead of him. Galvao, a multiple time jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC winner, headlines Metamoris 4 card against UFC veteran Chael Sonnen in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 9, in a 20-minute no-gi, submission-only match. Sonnen accepted the challenge days after announcing his retirement from MMA after testing positive in a random drug test, but the fact that he never competed in a grappling match against a guy with Galvao’s credentials doesn’t mean it’s a walk read news >>

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The UFC, in its ever-increasing attempts at expanding its brand around the globe, is running a lot of shows. This is an unarguable point. Whether or not you believe it is running too many events comes down to your own personal preference. Some of you can't get enough mixed martial arts, and you'll gladly watch two events in one day (like the UFC has planned for this Saturday). For some of you, two events in a single day—and four events in the span of eight days—is simply too much of a good thing read news >>

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And "Rowdy" is up for multiple awards. For the fourth straight year, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is up for an ESPY award. But this time, he's got a little competition from within. That's because UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey -- like "Bones" -- has also been nominated for "Best Fighter" of 2014, according to the annual ESPN award panel. But the similarities end there, as "Rowdy" also garnered a nod for "Best Female Athlete." UFC Middl read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC essentially puts on a show a week and sometimes has multiple shows on the same night. It's all part of the plan. read news >>

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Robert Drysdale is finally set to make his UFC debut. A decorated grappler with multiple ADCC and jiu-jitsu world titles, Drysdale will enter the Octagon at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale card in Las Vegas, Nev. on July 6, against Keith Berish. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. Tatame first reported the match-up. Drysdale, 6-0 in MMA with six first-round submissions, was initially set to make his promotional debut on Aug. 3 against Ednaldo Oliveira, but was fo read news >>

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Bellator’s roster expansion continues with multiple signings including DeBlass, Sosnovskiy, Garcia and more. Newport Beach, Calif. (May 22, 2014) - As Bellator prepares to embark on its 2014 Summer Series and Season 11 this fall, the promotion continues to add to the roster with a collection of new signings to bolster an already impressive collection of talent. With the latest additions, Bellator now boasts a lineup of over 180 fighters from around the world. With the likes of Rampage Jackson, K read news >>

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Back to back TUF contestant, Nordine Taleb Taleb gives some details on his fights as well as future hopes for his UFC career. Just a few weeks ago, we were treated to a fantastic fight at the TUF Nations finale featuring the impressive welterweight standout, Nordine Taleb. He would compete at 185 lbs that night, as that was the weight class he competed at during his time in the TUF house, but says his optimal fighting weight, the one he intends to stay at, is 170. For Nordine, this was a last ch read news >>

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