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Opportunity is knocking. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, was expected to fight fellow division standout, Alexander Gustafsson, in early 2015 with the winner being positioned to challenge Jon Jones -- or Daniel Cormier -- for the 205-pound strap next summer. Then "Rumble" was taken out of the equation (because of this). Hoping to take his place is Blackzilians' team mate Rashad Evans, who has been riding the pine for all of 2014 due to injury read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Dustin Poirier will get his opportunity to shut up Conor McGregor when the two square off in a featured match-up on the main card of tonight's (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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UFC featherweight competitor Conor McGregor discusses his goal to become UFC champion in 2014 and how he plans on achieving that feat in the next three months. read news >>

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Chris "Kamikaze" Cariaso doesn't pay any mind to the odds going into a fight. It would be impossible for the 33-year-old Californian to escape the fact he's a heavy underdog going into his flyweight title tilt with champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 178, but Cariaso knows those particular elements have nothing to do with what happens in the Octagon. He's been slinging leather for the better part of a decade, and if a lengthy career in mixed martial arts has taught him anything, it's that nothing read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Never one not to seize a trolling opportunity, Jones released a video showing his reaction to the loss of his Nike deal. Safe to say, Jones looks utterly devastated by the loss of his Nike shoe deal here. It's never easy to have one's dirty laundry aired out in public, as Jones was forced to admit to the NSAC today that his brawl with Daniel Cormier cost him his Nike sponsorship and another deal reportedly worth over "six figures." The following video captures that air of a fighter facing up to read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Melvin Manhoef sees Bellator as his opportunity to open the door to American fans. He intends to make a splash in Friday's headliner, then shoot for a championship. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Emanuel Newton needs only a small window of opportunity to change the course of a fight. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Penne thought she had an understanding with her boss. She was wrong. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Penne thought she had an understanding with her boss. She was wrong. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Not looking beyond the opportunity in front of her, Stephanie Eggink looks to add Invicta FC belt to a collection that already includes XFC championship. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Remember that quiet, reserved girl in high school? She sat in the front of class, did her work and never caused a fuss. What did she become, a doctor, a lawyer or a business woman? Nope, she became a professional fighter and that girl was DeAnna Bennett. Undefeated as a pro at 4-0, Bennett has been making waves in the world of WMMA. But, how did she get here? What led her on the path to Friday's Invicta FC 8 event? "I wrestled in high school for a couple years," Bennett told Bleacher Report in a read news >>

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