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The presence of a sturdy chin, or lack thereof, always has and always will be predicated on a fighter's genealogical makeup. And since a chin can't be strengthened through hard work and dedication, those seemingly blessed with jaws of granite bring an attribute to the cage that many fighters can only dream of possessing. The opening portion of this two-part slideshow details the most rock-solid chins in MMA history—those that withstood countless beatings before ever giving into an embarrassing i read news >>

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Ryan Bader reminded the world of his presence as a contender in the light heavyweight division on Saturday night by routing Ovince St. Preux in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47. There is something to be said about experience in big moments. Bader has competed against the best the light heavyweight division has to offer. He even headlined a UFC Fight Night card a year ago against Glover Teixeira. St. Preux, on the other hand, entered Saturday night’s headliner as a relatively raw and unfinish read news >>

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Although Tim Boetsch has become a veteran presence on the UFC roster, it’s easy to forget what a splash he made in his octagon debut – on just 10 days’ notice.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Less than three weeks after failing a random drug test in Nevada that took him out of UFC 175, and ultimately led to his retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen has reportedly failed a second test, as well. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Perhaps the scariest part of Kelvin Gastelum’s quiet ruining of expectations is that he’s only 22 years old. The soft-spoken Arizona fighter that some fans have begun calling "Mini Cain" was barely drinking age when he shut down the boogeyman of The Ultimate Fighter 17 house, Uriah Hall. People saw it more as Hall grossly underperforming than Gastelum "shocking the world." Since then he very quietly dropped to welterweight, where he’s gone 2-0. Brian Melancon, who looked so good in knocking out read news >>

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Josh Barnett has yet to make his presence felt within the UFC heavyweight division in 2014, but if he gets his wish, that issue will soon be rectified. According to a report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, "The Warmaster" is eyeing a potential contenders fight against former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos as his first challenge of the new year. "To get a shot at title, you would have to go through Junior sooner or later," Barnett's manager, Leland Lebarre, told H read news >>

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Chi Lewis-Parry always knew he was more Dennis Rodman than Chris Bosh when it came to the struggle for hardwood supremacy. And in a way that's why all of this makes sense, even though none of it really does if Parry takes a moment to remember the little kid who dreamed of owning the paint alongside his childhood idols -- men who played the game like real men, "The Worm" and his technicolor ferocity, or Sir Charles Barkley, the round mound who'd scrap and scrape for every board despite possessing read news >>

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The mere marketing presence of Nick and Nate Diaz will be missed in the UFC, but at the end of the day, the show must go on. UFC President Dana White seems to have finally come to terms with the possibility that the Diaz brothers won’t be returning to the Octagon. During the UFC Fight Night 40 post-fight media scrum, White lamented the fact that two of MMA’s biggest stars were wasting their careers by purposely sitting on the sidelines: The thing that’s sad about it is that I like [the Diaz brot read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced its Canadian schedule for 2014. For the first time in the promotion’s history, it will operate five live events in the Great White North. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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GOIANIA, Brazil – As the UFC continues to expand its presence in Brazil, it now has made official a new boss for the region. UFC President Dana White on Saturday officially announced Grace Tourinho as the promotion's managing director for UFC Brazil. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Bellator is expanding its presence in Latin America – under UFC partner FOX's umbrella. The Viacom-owned MMA promotion today announced an international broadcast deal with FOX Sports Latin America. read news >>

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