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  • 11 days ago
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The Bellator 132 official weigh-ins take place Thursday at the Cabaret Theater in Temecula, but Fabricio Guerreiro won’t need to cut to 145 pounds anymore. Guerreiro, a former Bellator featherweight tournament semifinalist, was informed that his 145-pound clash with Nick Piedmont was removed from the fight card after the California Athletic Commission allegedly denied Piedmont a license to compete at the event. To make it even worse, he won’t be paid a dime by the promotion. "Five weeks ago, my read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Matt Brown has been removed from the main event of the upcoming UFC Fight Night and will instead meet Johny Hendricks at UFC 185. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Bellator and Strikeforce veteran Louis Taylor stepped up on short notice to take over for Costa Phillipou -- and will now step out on even shorter notice against Uriah Hall -- at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 59 mixed martial arts (MMA) event in "Beantown." And the promotion wasn't too happy about it. Post by MMA H.E.A.T. Hall is currently without an opponent with less than a week until weigh ins, which means matchmakers can find a warm body, or bench The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 star until the read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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It wasn't enough for Jon "Bones" Jones to simply defeat his rival Daniel Cormier on Saturday at UFC 182. Jones had to make a statement with his win. We all knew that Jones had a six-inch height advantage and 12-inch reach advantage over Cormier. Some expected that to be the key to Jones' success. There were some parts of the fight where Jones did a great job controlling distance. However, for the most part, the fight was fought in close quarters. One look at the numbers presented by Jason Floyd read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Alexander Gustafsson pulled a 'GSP' moments after Jon Jones' win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 The fighter next in line for a shot at Jon Jones' crown wasn't dazzled by the champion's performance at UFC 182. Shortly after 'Bones' won a decision over Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson took to social media to give his immediate reaction. While Jones' victory included multiple takedowns against the Olympic wrestler, Gustafsson still pulled his best GSP impression. "Jon "Bones" Jones, I am not im read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares pulled off yet another masterful leg-lock submission, but as MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes discusses in his latest edition of “The Speed Bag,” the champ is this close, man.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX – Alistair Overeem once again pulled out of a slump and likely saved his octagon career, this time with a vicious first-round stoppage of Stefan Struve.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Felice Herrig pulled off an armbar to win in the "featured prelim" bout on the TUF Finale card. She was one of six fighters to get their hands raised on the prelims. Tonight saw all-female prelims for the UFC as the contestants from The Ultimate Fighter stepped into the cage to try and prove they belonged on the world's biggest MMA stage after a season of reality show nonsense. Felice Herrig got to the UFC after a lengthy career that has seen her on some of the bigger stages in the sport, taking read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC has pulled out all the stops this weekend with two events in back-to-back nights live from Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona, respectively. On Friday night, (Dec. 12, 2014) UFC will crown its first-ever women's strawweight champion at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 20 finale. On Saturday, (Dec. 13, 2014) UFC brings the action back to FOX for a stellar card featuring big names and exciting fights. Before the action gets underway, MMAmania took a gander at what fighters have the poten read news >>

  • a month ago
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Twelve years after a 20-year-old Robbie Lawler made his UFC debut against Aaron Riley at UFC 37, the Ruthless one finally added "UFC champion" to his resume at UFC 181. It wasn't always pretty. The sequel between Lawler and Johny Hendricks failed to live up to the expectations the original created. The first bout saw a combined 308 signature strikes landed between the two of them. This one only saw the two welterweights land 227 combined. It didn't come without controversy. In a sport where take read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Invicta Fighting Championships on Thursday announced that Vanessa Porto has been removed from her planned Invicta FC 10 bout with Roxanne Modafferi. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Justin Gaethje nearly pulled out of his fight with Melvin Guillard after Guillard badly missed weight for their originally scheduled championship bout. Melvin Guillard threw away his chances at a World Series of Fighting championship when he missed weight by 3.8 lbs on his first attempt. He was given 2 hours to drop the excess pounds, and while he did give it a valiant effort, his staggering decrease from 158.8 lbs to 158.6 was still not enough to have his fight with Justin Gaethje continue as a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Oh hey look, another injury. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut of undefeated bantamweight Holly Holm has been put on hold, after "The Preacher's Daughter" suffered a neck injury and was forced to withdraw from her Raquel Pennington fight at UFC 181 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. SWFight.com has the scoop: The injury, according to a source, was suffered about two weeks ago during wrestling practice while Holm was shooting for a takedown. Holm later would experience discomfort in th read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On November 10, Bellator announced recently retired UFC light heavyweight and middleweight Wanderlei Silva would take part, in a promotional capacity, in Bellator's 131 'pre-party kickoff' on Friday, November 14. By November 11, Bellator announced Silva had been pulled from the event. What happened in that span of time that caused Bellator to tout his inclusion only to announce his removal? According to sources close to the situation, the details of Silva's contract weren't thoroughly vetted pri read news >>

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