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  • a month ago
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Women's MMA has hit a boom period, as it seems ladies are coming out of the woodwork to participate in MMA. This boom has been evident in more recent times, as the UFC, Bellator, WSOF and all-women's organization Invicta FC are signing more and more athletes. Trying to make a name for herself amongst the fray is a "killer," known simply as Kelly McGill. A California native, she has taken to one of the unofficial hotspots for MMA in an attempt at superstardom in the sport. McGill has not always b read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow and will be out of action for 3-5 weeks. UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow to after suffering from Bursitis following his most recent title defence. Dillashaw, who confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com, revealed that the injury happened when he was elbowing Joe Soto in their last fight. "Swollen from elbowing [Joe] Soto," he wrote via text message. "Drai read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Yoel Romero’s extra rest between rounds at UFC 178, and what should be done to resolve the controversy that followed.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The verdict on a Friday night where UFC, Bellator, WWE Smackdown and College Football all aired, is that for the most part, each show did about what it would have done without the competition. UFC did better than its average for Wednesdays and most Saturdays, while Bellator did right at its average. Based on preliminary numbers, it's hard to come to a conclusion as to what it meant for Bellator and UFC to go head-to-head on Friday night, past that it doesn't appear either hurt the other signific read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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We didn't hear much from Jon Jones during the period in which he and his management negotiated with the UFC on a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. Except for one brief-but-memorable moment. On June 3, the UFC light heavyweight champion posted an unforgettable Instagram video responding to his online haters, ending with the line "It's my career, not yours." Jones soon deleted the post, but not before it went viral. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Jones said he knew exactly what he was doing read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After a ten-month transition period, Bellator’s former welterweight champion Ben Askren will finally make his promotional debut with One FC in Kallang, Singapore, on May 30. His opponent: Bakhtiyar Abbasov, a guy he’d never heard of before signing the contract to fight him.And judging from the dozen fights Askren’s had in MMA, Abbasov (11-2) better have solid takedown defense. Otherwise he may end up like Andrey Koreshkov, whom Askren outstruck by a 248-3 margin in his Bellator swan song. Askren read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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For a brief period of time on Thursday night, issues between Josh Burkman and his employers at World Series of Fighting seemed untenable. Burkman expressed his disappointment with vague issues on Twitter, asking to be released from his contract. WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz responded to Burkman via Twitter, saying the promotion had been good to Burkman and had bent over backward for him. On Friday, World Series of Fighting executive Shawn Lampman called Bleacher Report from the promotion's Las read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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For a brief period of time on Thursday night, issues between Josh Burkman and his employers at World Series of Fighting seemed untenable. Burkman expressed his disappointment with vague issues on Twitter, asking to be released from his contract. WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz responded to Burkman via Twitter, saying the promotion had been good to Burkman and had bent over backward for him. On Friday, World Series of Fighting executive Shawn Lampman called Bleacher Report from the promotion's Las read news >>

  • a year ago
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Justin Wilcox wasn't sure he'd be fighting at all again, period, let alone with a chance to fight for a shot at $100,000 and a crack at a major title. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Matt Mitrione (6-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) was suspended by the UFC for a short period, but now meets fellow TUF: Heavyweights competitor Brendan Schaub (9-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) at UFC on FOX 8. Mitrione understood his mistake and made an official apology for what had been said about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Negotiations to keep Eddie Alvarez in Bellator resumed nearly the moment he stepped out of the cage following a knockout of Patricky "Pitbull" Freire. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney now has advanced the timeline on Alvarez's decision, telling MMAjunkie.com that he'll waive a standard 90-day matching period if the ex-champ doesn't initially take a new contract offer. "Based on our relationship with Ed, there's no reason to hold him to a series of months of not having the opportunity to look read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Every fighter on the card received a mandatory rest period following UFC 152. Of particular note on the list, however, is UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones who is suspended indefinitely. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Politics always will be part of the fight game. In mixed martial arts, that perhaps never was as true as in the sport's formative times when Fedor Emeliankeno, reigned. After Zuffa purchased PRIDE, Emelianenko was the only titleholder to not leave Japan behind for the octagon. He eventually played the free market in favor of Strikeforce as the biggest free-agent signing in history. After an 84-second knockout of Pedro Rizzo this past week for M-1, Emelianenko hung up his gloves having read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Now in a negotiating period with Zuffa, Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson believes a title unification bout with the UFC's titleholder, currently Jon Jones, would be the biggest fight out there for him.  Read More >> read news >>

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