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From the sound of it Junior dos Santos wants to be around for a long time, but Dana White sounds a lot less sure. One of the hallmarks of great athletes is an undeniable will to compete. Many can never really picture themselves not being a competitive force in their sport, or see it as an empty horizon line that's always way out ahead of them, no matter how quickly they're moving toward it. Whether that's the case for Junior dos Santos or not, who can tell. But, Dos Santos seemed dead set that h read news >>

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American kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, Kevin Ross, spoke to MMAMania about last weekend's S-Cup Shootboxing event in Japan, where his TKO victory over Michihiro Omigawa was overturned to a 'no contest.' The controversial decision eliminated him from the eight-man tournament. Japan, the "Land of the Rising Sun" and the country of controversial officiating and promoter interference. It has often been a common theme for Americans fighting overseas for foreign promotions, that if they don't knock read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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It has been said that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenom Conor McGregor can shut down an entire country. Looks like he can shut down the betting window, too. Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans hoping for an easy score in the UFC Fight Night 59 main event, which takes place inside the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 18, 2014, are likely to be disappointed. But those in favor of the Irishman's opponent, venerable kickboxing standout Dennis Siver, are probably licking their ch read news >>

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UFC® OPENS NEW SEATING SECTION AND RELEASES ADDITIONAL TICKETS FOR UFC® 180: WERDUM VS. HUNTFinal tickets on-sale now for the November 15 event at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico read news >>

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MEXICO CITY -- Just days away from his unexpected heavyweight title challenge, Mark Hunt found himself in a dark place as the festivities of Mexico roared around him at Wednesday's UFC 180 open workouts. Gone were Hunt's usual broad smiles and jovial idiosyncrasies. Instead the man who stood before the Mexican faithful was a somber one, any semblance of enthusiasm for the biggest fight of his life replaced by an overarching sense of sadness. As an omen, all of Hunt's brooding did not seem to bod read news >>

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Coach Mike Riordan gives his rundown of the happenings in the past week of college wrestling Welcome to my first "week in college wrestling", where I look back at interesting developments in the past week of NCAA Division I wrestling and give a look forward to the events in the coming week. I'll go right ahead and say that these posts will not be exhaustive treatments of everything significant that occurs within the landscape of college wrestling; I will miss some worthwhile stuff, and invite re read news >>

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Women's MMA standout Cris "Cyborg" Justino recently partook in an AMA (ask me anything) session with the MMA Underground (mixedmartialarts.com), where she talked fight politics, her old-school roots and, of course, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. I perused her responses, and from the looks of things, Cyborg isn't too crazy about the current political landscape of the fight game, and she feels that a bout with Rousey is inevitable. Here are some highlights (questions/responses edi read news >>

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Ontario’s Michael Imperato opens up about the racial and homophobic slurs that derailed his UFC signing. Following a turbulent 48-hour period that saw him earn and lose a contract to the UFC due to on-camera comments he made the previous year, Ontario's Michael Imperato is looking to prove that he is not the man that many consider him to be. The Woodbridge, Ontario native appeared on the fight documentary ‘Fight Xchange,' where he stayed for a short while as a late replacement before getting int read news >>

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From underdog to favorite in the blink of an eye. Fabricio Werdum went from underdog to instant favorite in his upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title fight, which goes down at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico. That's because an unfortunate knee injury to division champion Cain Velasquez, one that forced him to bow out of the much-anticipated championship contest, sent "Vai Cavalo" into a showdown against last-minute replacement, Mark Hunt. Full details he read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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I'm sure this isn't going to sit well with "The Count." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender (still) Michael Bisping has opened as the +220 underdog for his upcoming UFC Fight Night 55 main event against Luke Rockhold, which is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2014 inside AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Rockhold is the -333 favorite, according to Best Fight Odds. Bisping (25-6) is fresh off a technical knockout victory over Cung Le last August in Macau, China. Disposing of Le - read news >>

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Paulo Filho was scheduled to fight UFC veteran Amilcar Alves recently in Sao Goncalo, Brazil, but the match-up never materialized. Minutes before the main event, Fatality Arena officials announced that Filho had suffered a seizure that morning and the middleweight bout was canceled. After the event, Filho told MMAFighting.com his side of the story. "I’m not an epileptic," Filho said, "I never had a seizure." Filho, who has a history of addiction to rohypnol, has been dealing with health issues o read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- UFC featherweight Dustin Poirier opens up about being the betting underdog against Conor McGregor at UFC 178, his dislike for his opponent, the attention McGregor gets spending time with UFC President Dana White, taking the 'steam' from McGregor and more. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone opens up about his life as a RV camper, his affirmation he doesn't watch footage on Eddie Alvarez, Bobby Green's accusations of racism against him, trying to get to six fights in a calendar year and much more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva opens up on the reasoning behind his retirement, Renan Barao's treatment, and his thoughts on Chael Sonnen. If Wanderlei Silva has achieved anything over the past month or two it's the maintenance of his presence in the public sphere. Since his announced retirement, he's stayed on the war wagon with a rhetorical barrage of harsh words for his former bosses at Zuffa, for the NSAC whom he's prepared to do legal battle with, and for the unseen masses of haters who would drag his nam read news >>

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