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Jon Koppenhaver -- better known as War Machine -- is currently doing time in a Las Vegas, Nevada jail for nearly beating his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, to death inside of her home on Aug. 8, 2014 after a surprise marriage proposal went terribly wrong. See graphic images of her injuries right here. He also beat the stuffing out of her friend, Corey Thomas of VH1's "Megan Wants a Millionaire" fame. The crimes -- which could earn him life in prison -- sent shockwaves across the internet, though i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Is the praise being heaped on Robbie Lawler's 2014 campaign the result of the fun of literary narratives overselling what he's actually done? No, his story as MMA's Prodigal Son certainly makes what happened all the sweeter. Robbie Lawler is the Fighter of the Year in 2014, and he is so without much debate. There are other fighters with excellent resumes from this past calendar year (we'll get to them in a moment), but none as accomplished as Ruthless'. Lawler began the year building off the mom read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar is receiving high praise from fans, reporters and fellow fighters alike after his brutal mauling of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, but the highest praise may have been that given by lightweight staple Diego Sanchez. Shortly after The Answer scored the latest submission in UFC history, tapping Swanson with a neck crank with just four seconds remaining on the clock, Sanchez took to Twitter to evaluate his performance. @FrankieEdgar surpasses gsp as bes read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC legend Royce Gracie explained why he is a fan of Nick and Nate Diaz. With his storied history in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Royce Gracie can undoubtedly be referred to as the godfather of MMA. That is why when Gracie offers up praise for another fighter, it is regarded by the highest standard - particularly since Gracie has publicly expressed his dismay at the direction that MMA has headed in. In an interview during the Bellator 131 media day event, Graice revealed that there are two a read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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From inside the eye of the hurricane swirling around UFC 177, TJ Dillashaw put on a command performance. Dillashaw had been UFC bantamweight champion for all of 98 days on Saturday, when he was forced into the no-win situation of defending his title against little-known replacement opponent Joe Soto. As anyone reading this story likely already knows, his scheduled rematch with former champ Renan Barao was scrapped a day earlier, when Barao failed to make weight. In essence, what was already a ba read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Rickson Gracie has started a new federation with a new set of competition rules, some of it includes some changes worthy of praise, but does BJJ need more change? Rickson Gracie has recently been doing a press tour pumping up his Jiu Jitsu Global Federation, a new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu organization he created. Rickson has attempted to create competitions and organizations in the past, always with an eye towards experimentation with rules to little success, and sometimes to the derision of grappler read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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CINCINNATI – UFC President Dana White is quick to point out poor officiating, but in the case of veteran referee Herb Dean, he’s happy to point good performances, too.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Video: WrestleMania 30 star Brock Lesnar gets a little "Fight Pass" promotional help from his former WWE buddies "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and "The Rock," who talk about the "Best of the Beast" and why Lesnar was a good MMA fighter. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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The UFC banished Rousimar Palhares for repeatedly holding submissions too long after the tap. He did that against Tomasz Drwal at UFC 111 in New Jersey (and was suspended for it), and he did it again against Mike Pierce in Brazil (and was given the boot). Palhares, who is considered a gentle giant outside of the cage, had, after five years in the UFC, developed a reputation as a brute inside of it. The UFC's parting ways with him had more to do with rule subordination than it did ability. That’s read news >>

  • a year ago
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Praise be unto the MMA gods upon Mt. Xyience, it looks like all the big cable operators will be showing UFC Fight Night 26 on FOX Sports 1, after all. Now Ben Fowlkes can return to bigger Twitter Mailbag queries inside. read news >>

  • a year ago
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American Top Team coach Ricardo Liborio has high praise for former NCAA champion wrestler Bubba Jenkins. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Casual fans may not know of Glover Teixeira, but Kyle Kingsbury has high praise for the Brazilian’s accomplishments. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Carano cracks Cris Cyborg Despite receiving mostly positive reviews from critics, Steven Soderbergh’s movie Haywire flopped with fans at the box office, earning just $8.4 million on opening weekend according to IMDb.com . The film stars former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano, who made the leap into acting with Haywire . Although Carano and Haywire was no match for Kate Beckinsale and Underworld: Awakening, which pulled in $25.3 million the same opening weekend, Carano did earn the respect of co read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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"Haywire" may not be a success at the box office, but former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano's acting debut drew praise from co-star Ewan McGregor. read news >>

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