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Bellator MMA on Tuesday released Eddie Alvarez from any contractual obligations to the fight promotion, making him the second Bellator champion in the past year to walk away. read news >>
UFC Fight Night 49 received a transfusion of new blood four days ago when prospect Joby Sanchez stepped in for an injured Tim Elliott to face Wilson Reis on the evening's undercard.
Sanchez, 23 years old and 6-0 as a pro, is substantially younger and less experienced than the 27-year-old, 10-5-1 Elliott, but this matchup loses little steam as a result. In fact, given Sanchez's debut and the fact that Reis will make his first appearance at flyweight, it's entirely possible this matchup could esta read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – Dana White loved the idea of having an event in Maine so much that he convinced all the hands controlling the UFC’s purse strings to humor him and put on Saturday night’s show. Lorenzo Fertitta, who always was a soft touch, consented because Maine has always been a sort of childhood fantasyland for White, who to this day owns a property here where he shoots off guns and fireworks and buys smart cars while blotto. And as far as splurge cards go, UFC Fight Night 47 was pretty freak read news >>
When Mike Wilkins (4-1) was in middle school, his gym class needed to fill some time in the more relaxed days before a holiday break. The seventh-graders gathered in front of a television, and the teacher threw in a tape of UFC 1 for them to watch. It was a new experience (...) read news >>
Last week, the UFC announced it had signed Poland's Jan Blachowicz to a fight in its light heavyweight division.
Though he was signed in January, this will mark Blachowicz's UFC debut. He's expected to face Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden. As you probably know already I'll make my @UFC debut on October 4th in Sweden against @Latifimma
— Jan Blachowicz (@JanBlachowicz) July 30, 2014 Long considered a top prospect at 205 pounds, he could be an excitement infusion for the weight class, read news >>
The first time Ben Brewer went to an MMA fight, he really just meant to watch his friend. Everything changed when he wound up in the cage – fighting.Filed under: News read news >>
Addition by subtraction can be helpful. And there's always good, old-fashioned addition by addition.
Cosmo Alexandre has conducted plenty of personal arithmetic over the past few weeks. The most recent variable in the equation came a little more than a week ago, when he got a call to step in to face Jo Nattawut on Friday at Lion Fights 17.
“I was on the beach in Brazil, I was surfing,” the multi-time muay thai world champion told Bleacher Report. “It was only like 10 days away, but I said, ‘Of c read news >>
Another month, another chance for MMA prospects to prove their worth. That's right folks, the MMA train never stops. It continues to roll, month in and month out.
At the Beaten Path, it is our job to make sure you keep your eye on the next wave of top-level talent. These men and women will grace the major leagues soon enough, and you need to get a head start on getting to know them.
We are headed to the month of August. Who are the five prospects you should keep your eye on? Here they are in all read news >>
Around the time of his amateur career’s first loss, Matt Wagy noticed something about the way he was fighting that needed to be changed. The Team Alpha Male fighter was backward.Filed under: News read news >>
It’s not unlike bringing your kids in for their first swimming lesson, only to discover you share a local pool with Michael Phelps. Or going for a check-up on a balky knee and unwittingly walking straight into the office of Dr. James Andrews.
Serendipity is quite the mad scientist, and another of its experiments reached full expression last week when, after a protracted and public negotiation period, women’s bantamweight Holly Holm signed a five-fight deal with the UFC.
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Adam Milstead struggled through his father’s death and a failed attempt at a collegiate football career only to persevere into a promising heavyweight fighter. Filed under: News read news >>