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The WSOF lightweight champion spoke to MMAmania.com about his upcoming title defense against Melvin Guillard at WSOF 15, training with Frankie Edgar, winning the title against Nick Newell, and how he is more motivated than ever for Nov. 15, 2014. Justin Gaethje crushed Nick Newell at WSOF 11 by way of technical knockout in the second round to become the first-ever WSOF lightweight champion. Now, at WSOF 15 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida, he will attempt to defend his belt for the first ti read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua doesn’t want to hear it, but the voices are getting louder. Cast around at the headlines leading up to Rua’s main event fight against Ovince St. Preux on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 56, and you’ll notice a common theme. From Fox Sports' Damon Martin: 'Shogun' Rua has never contemplated retirement: 'It doesn't make much sense' From MMA Junkie's Mike Bohn: ‘Shogun’ Rua still has UFC title aspirations, brushes off retirement talk From B/R's own Duane Finley: Shogun Rua Focused read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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It's hard to know when it's time to quit sometimes. Most of us can likely remember a few instances when it would have been wise to let discretion get the better of valor. Still, you trudge on anyway because it's all you know, and it sometimes takes hindsight to realize the right extraction point in a given situation. Mixed martial artists, though they exceed the average person in most measurable skills related to fighting in a cage, suffer the same issue on occasion. They don't know when to quit read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Former UFC lightweight champions Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn are going to battle of the season finale for The Ultimate Fighter 19, but Edgar is already up 2-0 in their bouts. After spending a season opposite his rival, Edgar's motivations haven't dwindled at all. He told Submission Radio he not only wants his title back, but to put Penn away in such a convincing way that all talk about the two will stop. "My motivation is, I just want to get back to the title," Edgar said. "You know, in order to read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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To the death Frankie! Not long after they finish up their duties as head coaches on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champions turned featherweight contenders, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, will hook 'em up for a third time inside the Octagon. When and where? The main event of the TUF 19 Finale, the second of two mixed martial arts (MMA) shows scheduled for Fourth of July Weekend in Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that h read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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SAO PAULO -- When the UFC announced the complete cast of heavyweights for the third season of the Ultimate Fighter in Brazil, Vitor Miranda was immediately considered the favorite to advance to the finale. He did it with two TKO victories, but it would never have happened if he had decided to stop fighting in 2011. Miranda lived in Florida, when his son Igor, 4, was found dead inside the pool. It was his birthday, and the family was devastated. The MMA fighter returned to Brazil, and considered read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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You booze, you lose. "Probably my next fight will be the one in Japan in September. I'll grab a glass of beer once and then get back to training camp. Every day I'm thinking about retirement, but I know there's going to be fun out there waiting for me to fight, so I'm still fighting. If I get a title shot, I will quit drinking." Stock in Sapporo Brewery dipped slightly on Monday morning after news broke that Japanese combat sports hero Takenori Gomi would surrender his suds for a crack at the UF read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi’s next fight is likely to take place in his native Japan, according to UFC President Dana White. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Takanori Gomi, UFC 172 read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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BALTIMORE – UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell almost quit fighting to use his accounting degree. But he kept finding success in the cage, and he eventually found the UFC light heavyweight title. Still, his rise wasn’t all glamour and glory.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...) read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre does not quit; that much is abundantly clear. The longtime UFC welterweight champion recently tore his left ACL while training, and he has since undergone surgery and began to rehab from the injury. Concerning his ability to bounce back from a second serious knee injury, GSP tweeted: The Canadian mixed martial artist took this sentiment a step further in a recent interview with The Globe and Mail's Neil Davidson, saying: It’s not a problem for me...Anyway, I didn’t plan to come read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Chael Sonnen wasn’t the hero The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil deserved, but he was the one it needed when Wanderlei Silva nearly walked off the set of the reality TV show. The self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has a knack for getting under the thickest of skin with his quick-witted humor and nonchalant gibes. It wasn’t any surprise when Silva went all “Axe Murderer” on Sonnen after hearing some of his past satirical wisecracks about Brazil. “The promotion is good, but you need to respect some things read news >>

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