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Pressure is a different type of animal and one Jake Ellenberger is familiar with. The welterweight powerhouse has been a staple of the welterweight division's upper tier for the past handful of years and has traded leather with a collection of the best fighters the 170-pound fold has to offer in the process. Over that stretch The Juggernaut has put together multiple winning streaks and racked up victories over former champions and title challengers alike, which put him within striking distance o read news >>

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No pressure ... Dominick Cruz was stripped of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight title after an ACL injury prevented him from defending his belt for more than two years. Cain Velasquez will get a bit less time than that to make his way back to the Octagon before he suffers the same fate. That's according to UFC President Dana White, who revealed on "The Download" that if the current 265-pound kingpin suffers any setbacks that would significantly delay his planned March 2015 re read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Dhiego Lima returned to his original weight class with a unanimous decision win over Jorge Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 56, and it was harder than he expected. The Brazilian prospect, who suffered a first-round TKO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 middleweight final in July, spoke to MMAFighting.com about his win in Brazil, the change of opponents six days before the bout, fighting under pressure and more. read news >>

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You may not have expected this, but relentless pressure and control wins the day once again. The last time you saw Glover Teixeira, he was getting beat up by Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Phil Davis, meanwhile, was owned in every way by a rejuvenated Anthony Johnson. The two met in the co-main event of tonight's (Oct. 25, 2014) UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to see who could bounce back. It's a wonderful day to be "Mr. Wonderful". Much to the ch read news >>

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All the pressure was on Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday. Fighting in his own backyard against a relatively unheralded opponent in Tarec Saffiedine, and with a title shot possibly on the line, the 25-year-old performed admirably, taking out his foe in the third round with a picture-perfect uppercut. It was a mature performance from the young Canadian. He may not be quite as exciting as he was back in 2010, but he is arguably more effective. Is he ready for a title shot? It would read news >>

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HALIFAX – With constant pressure, “TUF: Nations” welterweight winner Chad Laprise looked good in his return to lightweight. See the highlights inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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The top seed, Carla Esparza, starts to feel the pressure of being the favorite heading into her fight against sixteenth seeded Angela Hill. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Miesha Tate is no stranger to big moments. The former Strikeforce bantamweight champion turned UFC contender has been involved in some of the biggest fights to ever hit the women's mixed martial arts landscape over the past couple of years, and "Cupcake" has seen her profile ascend because of it. The Washington native's rivalry with nemesis Ronda Rousey was at one time the hottest thing rolling in mixed martial arts, and their two matchups raised the bar on the visibility for fights involving wo read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Alvarez knows he'll have a metaphorical bull's-eye on his back when he makes his UFC debut. read news >>

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Former commando Martin Stapleton was popular with fans after his appearance on season nine of The Ultimate Fighter but his subsequent competition appearances were sporadic. This Friday he returns to the Bellator cage for a clash with young Japanese featherweight Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 125. This Friday, British featherweight Martin ".50 Cal" Stapleton (13-3) returns to the Bellator cage. The TUF 9 vet faces Goiti Yamauchi (17-2), born in Japan but resident in Brazil. The 21-year old has gone read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Toni Tauru’s mix of offensive pressure and relentless grappling was the difference maker against Cory Tait to capture the vacant Cage Warriors bantamweight title.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

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