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Charmaine Tweet had her chance to alter the tide of women's MMA in 2011. In Tweet's pro MMA debut, she took on a highly touted rookie fighter named Ronda Rousey in a regional Canadian promotion called Hard Knocks Fighting Championship. Rousey was already in negotiations with Strikeforce at the time and trying to get out of the bout agreement with Tweet to sign with the organization. Tweet would have none of it. "What if I beat her?" Tweet said. "What would have come of her Strikeforce contract t read news >>

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Maybe he can say hello to Georges St. Pierre on his trip to the dark side. Once the Octagon door slams shut, fans aren't always guaranteed to get the fight the two men (or women) locked inside the cage promised to deliver after months and months of pre-fight hype. That's because talking-the-talk and walking-the-walk are two entirely different things. As a result, the fans who dished out their hard-earned money to buy the pay-per-view (PPV) event often have the feeling of regret following a dud. read news >>

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Fedor Emelianenko hasn’t fought since June 2012 and, barring a significant change of heart, he has no plans of ever fighting professionally again.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou doesn't intend to come crawling, he plans to force Bellator's hand when it comes to getting a title shot. read news >>

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Patrick Martin, the man on the wrong end of a beating by UFC vet Josh Neer in a widely seen video, spoke to an MMA Fighting FanPoster and claims what we've seen doesn't tell the whole story of the fight. He's been held down and elbowed repeatedly, then kicked in the face by a professional mixed martial artist who then posted the video and called him a "bully." Then he was kicked out of the gym where he hoped to begin seriously training for his own cage fighting debut. Now Patrick Martin tells hi read news >>

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Reactions to the UFC’s new drug-testing policy were positive across the board, from fans, analysts, media and, of course, fighters. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Frank Mir hasn’t won a fight since Dec. 10, 2011, and that’s one of the reasons why Antonio Silva feels pressured to win at UFC Fight Night 61. Bigfoot vs. Mir, initially scheduled for UFC 184 in Los Angeles, will headline UFN 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22, and the Brazilian heavyweight seeks redemption after suffering a first-round knockout to Andrei Arlovski in his last bout in Brazil. He also wants to hand Mir his fifth straight loss. "UFC 184 was a big card in the United States, but read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Fresh off another quick finish in the UFC, Erick Silva wants to tap Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 62. Set to take on the American Top Team fighter on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Silva looks to finally start his first win streak inside the Octagon after bouncing back between wins and losses in his past nine UFC bouts. "Saunders is a big guy and that’s good, because the bigger he is, the harder he falls," Silva said of the upcoming bout during a media day in Rio read news >>

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Sorry mixed martial arts (MMA) judges, but Robbie Lawler wants nothing to do with you. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin is coming off a pair of decision wins in his last two fights, and while they were both in his favor, the "Ruthless" titleholder is not getting paid by the hour, and wants to be in and out of the Octagon as quickly as possible. Starting with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada (via FOX Sports): "Rory's one of the top guys and my read news >>

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This week’s Twitter Mailbag looks at the UFC’s plans for enhanced drug testing from all possible angles, and still finds a little time to ponder the stakes of the UFC Fight Night 61 headliner between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, (...) read news >>

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A new era starts in July for the UFC when it comes to drug testing. It’s a decision that is more than welcomed by arguably the UFC’s biggest star, women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Whatever plans you have for Memorial Day Weekend, go ahead and cancel them. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing combat sports fans one of its best fight cards in recent years (see it here), and joining the UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) line up, expected for May 23, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the 155-pound barnburner between Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0) and Donald Cerrone (27-6, 1 NC). The two talented lightweights were set to go toe-to-toe at UFC 178 back read news >>

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"Clearly a big step in the right direction for our sport." -- Georges St-Pierre. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and company CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, recently announced during a special press conference (see it here) that the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will rev up it's fight against performance-enhancing-drugs (PEDs). Among the changes White and Co. are planning to implement moving forward is to test every single fighter on every card from here on read news >>

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Following Wednesday’s announcement that the UFC plans to revamp and improve drug-testing procedures, fighters took to Twitter to react to the news. read news >>

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