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Disturbing news emerged on social media recently confirming that a Tajikistan MMA champion was killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq. An MMA fighter from Tajikistan, who fled from his home to fight for the Islamic State, was killed in an airstrike in Iraq on Feb. 3. According to RFE/RL, Islamic militant Abu Muhammad al-Tajiki, formerly known as Alan Chekranov, was confirmed dead following a recent air strike near Kirkuk. It appears the Chekranov was a three-time MMA national champion in his home coun read news >>

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Chan Sung Jung was recently forced to put his MMA career on the backburner in order to enter national service and the "Korean Zombie" is not the only featherweight currently trying to juggle fighting commitments with an obligation to serve his country. Amir Khan is one of Singapore's top prospects and already has two first-round stoppage wins in his ONE Championship career but the 20 year old, who will be fighting in Kuala Lumpur next month, faces the prospect of having to spend a year or two on read news >>

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Check out UFC champ Jose Aldo punking Brazilian national soccer team captain Neymar on the field the way he does to fighters in the Octagon. read news >>

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MMA Fighting has ONE FC 24 results for its Dynasty of Champions event from the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China.MMA Fighting has ONE FC 24 results for its Dynasty of Champions event Friday morning from the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing, China.In the main event, Song Ya Dong will square off against Ji Xian in a bantamweight contest.Check out complete ONE FC 24 results below.Main cardSong Ya Dong vs. Ji Xian Adrian Pang vs. Vincent LatoelMichae read news >>

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The WSOF lightweight champion spoke to MMAmania.com about his upcoming title defense against Melvin Guillard at WSOF 15, training with Frankie Edgar, winning the title against Nick Newell, and how he is more motivated than ever for Nov. 15, 2014. Justin Gaethje crushed Nick Newell at WSOF 11 by way of technical knockout in the second round to become the first-ever WSOF lightweight champion. Now, at WSOF 15 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida, he will attempt to defend his belt for the first ti read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Minas Gerais, Brazil – Don’t feel bad if you don’t immediately recognize Charlie Brenneman. Without his signature flowing locks, it’s understandable. “The Spaniard” said there’s good reason for the change.Filed (...) read news >>

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U.S. women's soccer national team member Sydney Leroux was impressed when meeting the cast from the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, especially when realizing how many similarities... read news >>

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PFC 7: Rock N Rumble is scheduled to take place on November 21st, 2014 at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. The event will feature a 13-bout fight read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mike Goldberg has been relieved from his position calling National Football League games for Fox following his debut last Sunday. read news >>

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The UFC Hall of Fame is having an increasingly bigger presence with rival Bellator MMA.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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The GLORY middleweight and now Bellator light heavyweight looks to take advantage of a huge opportunity against Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal tonight (Sept. 5, 2014) at Bellator 123 in Uncasville, Conn., at Mohegan Sun Arena on Mashantucket Indian Reservation live on Spike TV. After spending the last year and a half as a kickboxer under GLORY, and a carousel of opponent changes when Vinny Magalhaes withdrew with an injury, Dustin Jacoby made a triumphant return to the cage at Titan Fighting Champions read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Bloody Elbow’s resident economist explains why he signed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the Northwestern football union case. While this piece is not about MMA, it involves a labor dispute over athlete health and safety, financial support and collective bargaining, areas in which many MMA fans have similar concerns. Last January, the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) attempted to become FBS football's first union by filing paperwork with the National Labor R read news >>

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Video: UFC President Dana White recently got the opportunity to sit down and chat with MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba -- a man White dubbed a "national treasure" -- to talk about "Saku's" time with PRIDE Fighting Championships. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting put their 11th show on national network television earlier this month. The organization's network TV debut was on NBC and featured four bouts. The main event of the card featured Nick Newell and Justin Gaethje in a battle for the organization's lightweight title. Gaethje dominated the fight and ended it by knockout in the second round to retain his championship. Also on the card were UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Melvin Guillard. The question following WSOF's network TV bid read news >>

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