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Of the thousands of fighters to pass through the UFC ranks, Frank Mir's story is one of the few that exudes all the necessary components of a Hollywood drama. Mir has been a champion—but also a loser—and in the midst of all the chaos one goes through to ascend the ranks in the world's most prestigious fight promotion, lies a man who at one time was very troubled. As a brilliant Brazilian jiu-jitsu tactician, Mir debuted inside the Octagon as a 22-year-old heavyweight prospect, with a lot of conf read news >>

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A new week, and a new set of rankings – plus some new names in the official USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Tucked away underneath UFC Fight Night: Broomfield's main card was a battle between lightweights who were in search of a much-needed win. Former The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner Efrain Escudero took on Brazilian submission machine Rodrigo "Monstro" de Lima in the main event of the preliminary card on Valentine's Day. After a well-rounded showing, Escudero walked away from the 1stBank Center in Colorado with a lopsided unanimous-decision victory. From the get-go, the Mexican native was in con read news >>

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With his win over Alexander Gustafsson this past weekend at UFC on FOX 14, Anthony Johnson took a leap in the Jan. 27 USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Embattled UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones asked fans on Twitter to rank their UFC light heavyweight top five. Then he supplied his own rankings. After a brief stay in rehab, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back on Twitter and interacting with fans. He made a bit of noise this past weekend when Anthony Johnson defeated Alexander Gustafsson, and in the aftermath of that divisional shakeup, he had a simple question for his followers - who are the top five guys in his division r read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was getting some guff from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community after he tweeted that he was "not impressed" by Alexander Gustafsson's performance against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 (watch it). That was right around the same time "The Mauler" was an emotional wreck, having been KTFO by Johnson in front of 30,000 fans. But hey, what's good for the goose is good for the Swedish gander, according to "Bones," who kindl read news >>

  • a month ago
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It appears UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is getting in the rankings business.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dan Henderson returned to the middleweight ranks at UFC on Fox 14, his first UFC fight at that weight since 2009 and his legendary eradication of Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for the 44-year-old legend, this time didn’t play out so favorably. Gegard Mousasi reminded the world why he’s one of the best at 185 pounds, stopping Henderson with a nasty right hook and leaving him with no clear path going forward. It was the fourth straight fight where Hendo was put in some type of serious trouble or read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor continued his climb up the UFC featherweight rankings with his dismantling of Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night in Boston last Sunday. The latest UFC rankings release was all about the featherweight division. Conor McGregor's defeat of Dennis Siver on Sunday earned him a title shot and another bump up the top 5, while Siver was removed from the top 10. Dustin Poirier's decision to move back to lightweight will likely see him continue to move down the ladder until he's completely unr read news >>

  • a month ago
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We just concluded a stacked weekend of MMA, and with the featherweights in the spotlight, top UFC contender Conor McGregor and Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire emerged victorious.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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"Pitbull" ranks himself only behind the UFC FW champion and plans of holding two Bellator belts at the same time. Bellator Featherweight champion Patricio Freire has no doubt that he is the second best 145-pounder in MMA today. Ready to face Daniel Straus at Bellator 132 this Friday, "Pitbull" recognized that his fellow FW champion Jose Aldo is above him in a supposed unified ranking but told Globo that his resume speaks for itself. "Considering that I have 11 years of career and only two split read news >>

  • a month ago
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Norman Parke and Gleison Tibau will look to climb the lightweight ranks this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 59 inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Between these two talented grapplers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Norman Parke and Gleison Tibau will collide this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 59 on FOX Sports 1 inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachus read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Kyoji Horiguchi and Louis Gaudinot will look to climb the flyweight ranks this Saturday (Jan. 3, 2015) at UFC 182 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Between these two quick karate strikers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights Kyoji Horiguchi and Louis Gaudinot scrap this Saturday (Jan. 3, 2015) at UFC 182 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Horiguchi is read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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There’s only one Donald Cerrone. The hard-charging lightweight wrecking machine is a force of nature in the ranks of the 155-pound fold, with his fighting style the definition of fan friendly. read news >>

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