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Liam McGeary figured he might be pretty good at fighting after that one time he punched out his father's teeth. "I knocked one of his teeth out, a couple of them," McGeary said during a recent in-studio appearance on The MMA Hour. Mind you, this act of violence wasn't some sort of family squabble. McGeary's father is a former boxer, and the pair were sparring. "He was a boxer back in the day, he likes to have a good fight," the 32-year-old native of England said. "It was just sparring back when read news >>

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The GLORY middleweight champion opens up about the four potential opponents who are competing in the GLORY 20 tournament for the right to fight him at GLORY 21, his respect for his fiercest rival Joe Schilling, being a fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme, meeting Mike Tyson, and being the best in the world. It's been a while since Artem Levin has graced the GLORY ring. The last time he was in action was June of last year at Last Man Standing, where he put on a remarkable performance at The Forum in Ing read news >>

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Eight fighters received potential two-month medical suspensions following their respective performances at UFC Fight Night 60, including welterweight headliner Brandon Thatch and featherweight veteran Cole Miller, the Colorado State Boxing Commission (CSBC) announced on Tuesday. Both Thatch and Miller came up short at UFC Fight Night 60, which took place Feb. 14 in Broomfield, Colo. Thatch fell victim to a thrilling fourth-round rear-naked choke against former UFC lightweight champion Benson Hen read news >>

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A potential #1 contender match-up between John Dodson and Zach Makovsky has been added to UFC 187 in Las Vegas. UFC 187 is shaping up to be an outstanding pay-per-view, and matchmaker Sean Shelby has booked another great flyweight bout for the Memorial Day weekend card on May 23rd. John Dodson returns after almost a year out of the Octagon to face Zach Makovsky in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news was confirmed on tonight's UFC Fight Night pre-show broadcast. It is unknown whether this fight will be o read news >>

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Before we get to see a fight between Cris "Cyborg" Justino and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, we’ll first get some sweet temptation.Justino will defend her Invicta FC featherweight title on Friday, February 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, while on Saturday, February 28, Rousey will defend her 135-pound belt against Zingano at the Staples Center at UFC 184. Twenty-four hours, 10 pounds and a single mile is all that separates the two most dominant champions in women’s read news >>

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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre talks about PEDs and ends all speculation about him making a return to MMA in 2015. Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre has always been vocal about his disdain for MMA's performance enhancing drugs pandemic but even the welterweight kingpin couldn't have predicted the shocking revelation of Anderson Silva's failed drug test. While speaking to Le Journal de Montreal St-Pierre spoke about his shock at Silva's failed test but also stated that he read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum and Joe Lauzon speak about potential downsides of the current pay structure from the UFC's Reebok deal. While things aren't set in stone, the current set up with the UFC's Reebok sponsorship deal is that payouts will depend on the current position in the division. With fighter pay being a sliding scale based on the voting of a ranking panel, many media members have chosen to drop out from the panel. Any talk about potential conflicts of interest isn't the only issue that people h read news >>

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Perennial Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Michael Bisping noted earlier this week that he had "become a fan" of Nick Diaz following his UFC 183 performance against Anderson Silva on pay-per-view (PPV) live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bisping was covering the mammoth event for FOX Sports, and wanted to capitalize on a potential "fan pleasing" fight with the Stockton bad boy once the Englishman dispatched of CB Dollaway at the UFC 186 PPV event on April 25 read news >>

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The Bloody Elbow staff is taking a look at the potential fallout from one of the most high profile drug test failures in MMA's history. On Tuesday, February 3rd, news broke that shook the MMA community to it's core. The UFC released an official statement to announce that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-UFC 183 drug test for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. Shortly thereafter, NAC commissioner Bob Bennett announced that Silva had also tested positive for a second st read news >>

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As memorable and anticipated as UFC 183 was, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz was easily one of the weirdest Octagon matchups of all time. From Diaz immediately mocking Silva's unwillingness to push forward in Round 1 to Silva doing everything he could to shake off what rust he had accumulated over the past 13 months, Saturday's main event was full of quirks. But through the thick fog that was Silva's historic return to the cage, Diaz stood bloodied and still convinced that he did enough to win the read news >>

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With a potential Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title shot on the line, top contenders Miesha Tate and Sara McMann put on a show Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) in the "Prelims" main event of UFC 183, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (full recap here). In the end, "Cupcake" came from behind to earn a huge majority decision victory over the former Olympic silver medalist. After a first round that saw McMann nearly knockout Tate in the f read news >>

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UFC returns to pay-per-view (PPV) tonight (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) with a five round "super fight" in the main event. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Tonight, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will host UFC 183 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, a pay-per-view (PPV) card that features several high-profile match ups and well-known fighters. In the main event of read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will battle for a potential title shot this Saturday (Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Between these two talented wrestlers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will go to war this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson expects to see an old friend in his next title defense.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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