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  • 3 days ago
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UFC middleweight lightning rod, Michael Bisping offers up a mouthful of misery to upcoming opponent, Luke Rockhold. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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To hear him tell it, Bobby Lashley barely resembles the fighter he was four years ago, when his trial by fire came on a national stage for what was then the world’s second-largest mixed martial arts promotion. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Cain Velasquez was planning on fighting Fabricio Werdum with a slightly torn meniscus in his right knee, but after spraining his MCL in the same knee late last week, he was forced to pull out of the fight. According to Javier Mendez, Velasquez's coach at the American Kickboxing Academy, Velasquez has been dealing with a torn meniscus for quite some time, however, he suffered the sprained MCL during a training session (sprawl drills) on Oct. 16 or 17 and that ended his dream of headlining a show read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The UFC was planning to match welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard as the headliner for a December show in Australia, but had to change plans. Woodley declined to face his teammate, even after Lombard said he wanted to fight his fellow American Top Team member "so bad." The bout will not materialize, but that doesn’t mean that ATT won’t have two fighters clashing inside the Octagon. With a handful of welterweights competing inside the same promotion, the team is warming up th read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is planning to promote MMA because he feels fighters are being treated unfairly. MMA will most likely be getting a brand new promotion, and it will be headed up by none other than undefeated boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. While rumors and chatter have swirled around this venture for some time, it would appear that Mayweather is about to get serious in accomplishing this monumental task. Floyd received his promoter's license from the Nevada Athleti read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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With some pointing out potential flaws in the testing methodology used when Cung Le failed his post-fight drug test, Le is planning to file an appeal of his 12 month suspension. Cung Le's failed drug test for elevated HGH levels has raised some eyebrows in the past week. While many who followed the sport suspected that the 42 year old was up to something when pictures ahead of his fight with Michael Bisping showed Le with a new, significantly more muscular physique. Le would go on to get drubbed read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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"My natural weight has leveled out to about 178. Even if I go back to fight at welterweight I wouldn't be a great deal bigger than I am now. I think lightweight would be a great challenge for me. I think there are a lot of good fighters at that weight class, a lot of good kick boxers so I could have some good fights. He's always kind of irritated me. I like Diego, I respect him and I forgive him for his strangeness, but in my opinion he's kind of the problem with mixed martial arts. He started o read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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On Saturday, don’t expect altitude-weary fighters to be gasping for Swedish air. You also won’t see rabid fans yelling death threats to visiting athletes. But Ilir Latifi said he’ll still boast a strong home-field advantage.Filed under: News, Radio (...) read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will makes its promotional debut on South Korean soil in 2015. read news >>

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The href="http://www.sherdog.com/organizations/Ultimate-Fighting-Championship-2">Ultimate Fighting Championship will makes its promotional debut on South Korean soil in 2015. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

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