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The nicest person in mixed martial arts (MMA) today, Uriah Hall, was once again compelled to punch another human in the face, Ron Stallings, who was called up on super short notice when several others had to bow out of UFC Fight Night 59 because of injuries. And The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 runner up didn't waste anytime putting his wicked stamp on the Octagon newcomer. He came out with a flying knee, but Stallings kept his composure and stalked Hall around the cage looking for a fight. Stallin read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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We know Conor McGregor is a rising star in the United States and the UFC is giving the hard sell to fans leading up to Sunday's event. But how big is McGregor in his home country of Ireland? Huge, according to McGregor's teammate Cathal Pendred. "You can't really point the words to how much of a superstar he is right now," Pendred told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "Not just the most popular athlete. He's probably the most popular person in Ireland right now. He's done major things for read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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An ugly situation just got uglier. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, issued a statement earlier this week that he was "proud" of Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who was using cocaine in the weeks leading up to his main event match against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, which went down this past weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obviously, it was not because "Bones" was flirting with potential career suicide, but rather his decision to enter a rehabili read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Dan Henderson explains not having respect for Jon Jones in the wake of Jones' win over Daniel Cormier. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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In the days leading up to the much-anticipated light heavyweight title fight between division champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier -- which went down last weekend (Sat. Jan 3, 2015) at UFC 182 in Las Vegas. Nevada -- both men did their best to belittle one another. Even if it came at the expense of another fighter. That was the case when "Bones" tried to downplay "DC's" recent wins, saying that his most recent victory came at the hands of a 50-year-old man in Dan Henderson, and read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Dan Henderson was one of the first people to call Jon Jones fake in a roundabout way. The MMA legend's mind has not changed regarding the UFC light heavyweight champion. Jones made an offhand comment about Henderson leading up to his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. Cormier beat Henderson in dominant fashion at UFC 173 back in May and Jones said he was not impressed with the victory over a "50-60" year-old Henderson. Henderson said the comment didn't bother him -- it just cemented how he al read news >>

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Michelle Waterson was a 19-year-old Hooters waitress when she first started fighting. That's when she was given her "Karate Hottie" nickname. Nine years later, Waterson is the 28-year-old mother of a 3-year-old daughter and doesn't necessarily still relate to the moniker. But she has long since embraced it as part of her brand. "The name is still there, because it stuck," Waterson told MMA Fighting. "But I'm a different person now." A person who happens to be the budding face of an entire organi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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This GoPro footage shows you what it's like to spar with Donald Cerrone. And it looks like it hurts. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fans might have had a good time laughing at the tiny little apartment that Marcus Brimage calls home, but what they might have missed is why he’s there and why it doesn’t bother him as much as a regular job and regular life would.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC Featherweight champion thinks that his challenger wasn't tested against good strikers. Jose Aldo isn't impressed by Chad Mendes recent performances. Interviewed by Combate.com, the UFC Featherweight champion feels that the challenger has the 'same game' that was showed in their first fight on January of 2012. In the main event of UFC 142, Aldo was able to keep the fight standing -- with a little help of the fence -- and KO'd Mendes with a knee in the last second of the first round: "I se read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine tried to commit suicide in his jail cell last week, getting saved at the last minute by a corrections officer. Since TMZ reported that story, they have since been able to obtain a copy of the Brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt's suicide letter from the incident. I die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly - Nietzsche. If you are reading this then it must be a rap. I refuse to live a parasitic life, relying on taxes and the generosity of fri read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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I'll be the first person to tell you I hoped Anderson Silva would never fight again.I didn't think he would return to the Octagon. Not after that horrific night last December, when Silva went in the cage to challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight championship and ended up carted out of the arena and taken straight to the hospital while clutching his leg and screaming in pain.I'll never forget that night. I wrote about it in some detail immediately afterward, and the sound of Silva's leg bre read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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At least one person at Team Alpha Male was upset when Dominick Cruz took to the mic at UFC 178 and referred to Urijah Faber's Sacramento gym as "Alpha Fails." "We've got a third-grader who trains with us, and he came up to me one day and he was like ‘did you hear what Dominick Cruz said?' Faber told MMAFighting.com. "I told him we were going to put Cruz in time out for hurting his feelings. My third-grader was upset over it." Cruz captured a substantial portion of the buzz following a newsworthy read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Antonio Silva said that he doesn't wish ill on Alistair Overeem but says that the Dutchman is reaping what he sowed. The man who ended Alistair Overeem's 12-fight win-streak, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva doesn't forget the beef with his former opponent. Interviewed by Combate.com, the 34-year-old Heavyweight Brazilian remembered his KO win against the Dutchman at UFC 156 in February, 2013, and has mixed feelings about the Reem's continued misfortune: "I was traveling to Brazil and I could sit and wat read news >>

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