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LAS VEGAS – There are plenty of fighters out there who moved to MMA when they were out of wrestling options. But that wasn’t really the case for Kevin Lee. Instead, Lee says he always planned to get into MMA, and he wound up using a wrestling program in high school as (...) read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Rani Yahya and Johnny Beford will meet again on Saturday night, and the Brazilian will be fighting in his hometown this time. Yahya and Bedford fought to a no-contest earlier this year in Abu Dhabi, but the bout ended without a winner when the grappling wizard went out after an unintentional headbutt. Bedford went after the Brazilian when the no-contest was announced, and it lit a fire under Yahya’s butt. "It helped me a lot during my training camp," Yahya told MMAFighting.co read news >>

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Rafael dos Anjos will make his 16th Octagon appearance at Fight Night Tulsa in his first main event vs. Benson Henderson. read news >>

  • a month ago
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When the boss is away, superstar fighters will play ... with fire. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came face-to-face for the first time during at today's (Aug, 4, 2014) media day to promote their upcoming Light Heavyweight title fight at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. And what resulted was an utterly insane brawl between the two bitter rivals that began after Jones got too close for comfort, prompting "DC" to shove him back. Wasting no time, "Bones" dropped his 205-pound title belt read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It's hard to imagine a better comeback story than the one Anthony Johnson wrote for himself during the last four months. Roughly two-and-a-half years after Johnson was fired for a chronic failure to make weight, his ascension into the UFC's light heavyweight elite is arguably 2014's biggest revelation so far. He cruised through back-to-back appearances against 205-pound stalwarts Phil Davis and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and now sits poised to play a big part in what the fight company hopes is a r read news >>

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Australian Daniel Geale was in the minority in that he was convinced he’d topple the unbeaten wrecking machine that is Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. read news >>

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Alistair Overeem avoided a three-fight losing streak at UFC 169 in February when he pounded on Frank Mir for 15 minutes en route to a unanimous-decision victory. As "The Reem" looks to get back in the title conversation in the heavyweight division and pick up some momentum, his Fight Night 50 opponent, Ben Rothwell, is an ideal adversary. Overeem came into the UFC with much fanfare and finished Brock Lesnar in the first round of his UFC debut at UFC 141 in December 2011. He earned a title shot w read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The sports universe loves an underdog story, and Matt Brown is the UFC’s perfect rendition. One can look at Brown’s personal and athletic life to see multiple examples of how he has come back from near defeat. The Immortal will step into the cage this Saturday in San Jose, California, to face Robbie Lawler, and his story embodies what makes professional sports so enthralling. Even though he’s played the underdog throughout most of his career, he should not be overlooked in any fashion come main read news >>

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Ronda Rousey may have her plate full with talk of recent UFC acquisition Holly Holm and the potential signing of Gina Carano, but that doesn't mean that she's forgotten about Cris Cyborg, or the shadow cast by her drug suspension. In some ways, it seems like Ronda Rousey likes to pick her enemies. When a fighter enters her consciousness as an antagonist, they never quite seem to leave it. In part, this has to do with the world of media, where old topics are often the best topics, and where the b read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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World Series of Fighting 155-pound champion Justin Gaethje (12-0) kept his perfect career record intact by stopping previously undefeated and inspirational lightweight Nick Newell (11-1). read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After nine consecutive wins to start her MMA career, Ronda Rousey has earned her place as the best female fighter in the sport. With another title defense against Alexis Davis on Saturday night, the Women's Bantamweight Champion is set to make waves yet again at UFC 175. Despite her success in the ring, Rousey has also become one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. One thing fans can't deny is that she's been perfect up until this point. Rousey has turned away every competitor and done so in read news >>

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