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  • 10 days ago
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The Bloody Elbow staff gives their opinion on who the most underrated fighters in the UFC are. Last week, Bloody Elbow passed along a video where UFC fighters Brendan Schaub and Michael Bisping, along with Bryan Callen, picked their top five most underrated UFC fighters. Their picks were decent, but the Bloody Elbow staff thought that maybe they could do a better job. So with that in mind, we decided to make our own lists. Eight of BE's best and brightest (along with Mookie Alexander) submitted read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC middleweight and Ultimate Fighter veteran Josh Samman says that fighters should be enthusiastically embracing Zuffa's new expanded drug testing regime and stiffer penalties instead of greeting them with a deafening silence. Open arms: that is the manner in which each and every fighter on the UFC roster should be welcoming the newly planned PED drug testing policy. Instead, the whole day, MMA media raged with updates and emerging details of an announcement that may end up having the heaviest read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former WEC champion Urijah Faber talks candidly about his opinion of Conor McGregor and Irishmen in general. Former WEC champion Urijah Faber, recently appeared on Team Alpha Male Radio and talked about a wide range of subjects, including his preparation for his UFC Fight Night: Manila main event slot against Frankie Edgar and most notably, his admiration for Conor McGregor's skills. Conor McGregor has generated a lot of fanfare in his short UFC career. The Irishman's charms and exciting style h read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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PED use in pro sports has a lot more to do with desperation than gaining a competitive advantage. First of all, I want to say that this isn't an attempt to excuse Anderson Silva's drug test failure or an attempt to dismiss the idea that he may have been using for years in the lead-up to his failed test before UFC 183. Whether he potentially has or not, I believe is largely immaterial. I want only to cast a less severe (whether in support or in denouncement) voice into the conversation of perform read news >>

  • a month ago
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This April, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will take a third shot at the UFC's heavyweight division. What can the UFC do to make the most of him? It's official: this April, three and a half years after his last UFC campaign sputtered out, Mirko Cro Cop will make his return to the Octagon. He'll face his old nemesis Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night: Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga in the UFC's Polish debut. Cro Cop will be 40 years old, and he'll be carrying with him three victories in MMA and seven in kickboxi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite the fact that Alexander Gustafsson gave him his greatest challenge in his storied career, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones offered The Mauler little respect following his devastating upset loss at UFC on Fox 14 on Saturday. Just minutes after watching top-ranked light heavyweight Gustafsson get TKO'd in brutal fashion by third-ranked Anthony Johnson in the night's main event, Jones tweeted, "Not impressed Alex." Jones quickly deleted the tweet from his Twitter handle, but before he read news >>

  • a month ago
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Phil Mackenzie offers an explanation on why comparisons of the UFC's latest star to Muhammad Ali might be incorrect, but that they are not, in fact, sacrilege. Prior to and following Conor McGregor's inevitable blowout win over Dennis Siver last weekend at UFC Fight Night: Boston in the TD Garden, one of the statements doing the rounds is how he's been referred to by the UFC brass as "The Irish Muhammad Ali." It's led to an lot of spluttering, going so far as to warrant a confused and fluffy hit read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dennis Siver with the rare zinger ahead of his UFC Fight Night 59 main event against Conor McGregor. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is no stranger to tension with his employer, and seldom does he hold back with his opinions. Now he has one on Jon Jones’ rehab stint. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC should punish Jon Jones for his test failure regardless of whether or not the athletic commission sanctions him. Note: My opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of the Bloody Elbow staff or SB Nation.There are a hundred and one things that don't make sense with this whole Jon Jones cocaine debacle. There's the weird timing of the announcement, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission keeping quiet despite having the test results weeks prior; There's the whole 'out of co read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the UFC 181 co-main event and his opinion on lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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What does it mean to be the “face” of an organization? In my opinion, it’s the fighter one thinks of that best represents the particular organization and that can quickly turn the uninformed into a ravenous... read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The popular and reasonable opinion on UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez’s career is that he faces a long road to a title, and he may never get another shot at one. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The court of public opinion came down swiftly on Cung Le, the former Strikeforce middleweight champion who tested positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) following a recent fourth-round loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Macau. In the minds of many, the positive test confirmed suspicions voiced by both Bisping and fans after a strapping photo of the 42-year-old fighter circulated around the mixed martial arts community in the event's pre-fight lead-up. The UFC suspended Le for one y read news >>

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