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The UFC champ had to "swallow (his) pride" to accept the UFC 182 promo video that shows him threatening to kill Daniel Cormier. The UFC has had a prickly relationship with its Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones at least since the cancellation of UFC 151 and it appears the new promo for his UFC 182 has complicated things further. That promo features "leaked" footage from behind the scenes of a September satellite video interview with Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier wherein Jones says some ugly read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce veteran Yves Edwards has decided to retire. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has been fighting for over a decade and, while still fairly young at 32 years old, wins have been hard to come by. On November 8, Rua took on late replacement Ovince St. Preux in a five-round, light heavyweight tilt at UFC Fight Night 56. The results were disastrous. The Haitian finished Rua in dramatic fashion in the very first round, handing the Brazilian another TKO loss. The fight marked the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back TKO losses. "I'm goi read news >>

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Kazushi Sakuraba was the first fighter to defeat Renzo Gracie at PRIDE, and he did it by breaking his arm with a kimura. Fourteen years later, they will meet again. Sakuraba and Gracie, who haven’t competed in since 2011 and 2010, respectively, agreed to meet in a 20-minute submission-only grappling match at Metamoris 5 on Nov. 22, and the Brazilian veteran is happy to finally earn a chance to avenge that loss to "The Gracie Hunter." "I dropped everything I was doing to take this match," Gracie read news >>

  • a month ago
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Renzo Gracie reveals a story about Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort nearly coming to blows in a hotel lobby in Abu Dhabi back in the Pride FC days. read news >>

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PRIDE veteran Dong Sik Yoon continues to make the most of his return to MMA, plus a pair of brutal knockouts, in this week's Beyond the Octagon. In the main event of last Thursday's Tachi Palace Fights 21, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Ricky Legere Jr. (19-6, 1-0 Bellator, 1-0 Strikeforce) looked to make his first welterweight title defense since capturing the belt this past summer. Challenging him was Max Griffin (10-1-0), whose power would prove too much for Legere. Mid-way through the firs read news >>

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Hans Nijman, best known in MMA circles for being one of the participants in the 2000 Pride World Grand Prix tournament, was shot to death on Wednesday in front of a gym he partially owned in Holland in what was reported in the local media as a gangland killing. Hans Nijman, a kickboxer and pro wrestler in Japan who fought in the now-legendary Pride Open Weight Grand Prix tournament in 2000, was shot to death on Wednesday while in his car in front of a gym he partially owned in Beverwijk, Holland read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC champ and PRIDE legend Mauricio Rua suffered his second consecutive knockout loss, this time in just 34 seconds. It’s easy to say he shouldn’t keep doing this to himself, but harder to say what he should replace it with.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Pride Fighting Championships competitor Hans Nijman was killed in a drive-by shooting in the Netherlands. It is being reported that former Pride Fighting Championships competitor Hans Nijman was killed in a drive-by shooting in the Netherlands. According to several local news outlets, Nijman, who allegedly holds ties to Dutch organized crime, was gunned down while sitting in his car in front of his own gym. It appears the assailants used automatic weapons to execute Nijman, before taking read news >>

  • a month ago
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PRIDE at it's best and worst, plus scattered thoughts on Mark Coleman, Mark Kerr, Guy Mezger, and Giant Silva, all in this final installment. And here we are, the third and final part of our meander down PRIDE FC-memory lane. Thanks for humoring me. Thanks for being here. What a bunch of mensches. Giant Silva You know, if I were to take every Brazilian fighter I've ever seen and, based purely on looks, rank them on probable fluency in English, Paulo Cesar Silva would wind up pretty much dead las read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Pride Fighting Championships competitor Hans Nijman was killed in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in Beverwijk, Netherlands. read news >>

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The former WEC champ and Pride FC star is facing a second leg surgery after being shot at a Rio de Janeiro party. We posted last week the news that former World Extreme Combat Middlweight champ Paulo Filho was shot at a party in Brazil and underwent surgery but not much was known at the time. Now MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz has caught up with the troubled fighter and gotten more information. Filho revealed he will undergo a second surgery on Thursday "to insert a metal rod, just like Anderson read news >>

  • a month ago
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Further appreciation and apoplexy for the occasion or PRIDE FC’s 17-year anniversary. It's like they say: you can never have too many scattered thoughts about PRIDE Fighting Championships. The PRIDE referees were awful. I found them far more obnoxious than the average referee. Yuji Shimada, you don't have to point at fighters and shout "Give up?!" whenever their opponents begin to set up a submission. There's something in place for that, it's called a tap-out. Please get the fuck out of the way read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former World Extreme Cage Fighting and Pride Fighting Championships competitor Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night, according to a report by Psicoticos por VT. read news >>

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