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You could say Brett Johns is ready to make a change. “There’s not much to do in Wales,” he said. “ It’s farmland. You have to work for everything on the farm. From a young age, basically, I would shovel crap from one place to another. I cried my eyes out. It was absolutely horrific. I hated every minute of it.” Not that the Welshman is averse to work. No one who dislikes work doesn’t become the best bantamweight in Europe who’s not currently signed to the UFC. That’s what many consider Johns to read news >>

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The British light heavyweight spoke to MMAMania about his title fight vs. Emanuel Newton at Bellator 134, selling everything he owned to move to the U.S. to pursue a career in MMA, Guy Ritchie films, Kryolife and being approachable. The undefeated Liam McGeary is one of Bellator's best in the 205-pound division and currently sports a 9-0 record. Tonight at Bellator 134 (February 27, 2015) he will get a shot at Emanuel Newton's light heavyweight title at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connectic read news >>

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UFC 184 is a milestone in the promotion's history, and Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano made that official at Friday's weigh-in in Los Angeles. read news >>

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There are a lot of excellent prospects trying to fight their way into the UFC, but feaw have the resume of California welterweight Max “Pain” Griffin. read news >>

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Raquel "Rocky" Pennington knows she's fighting an uphill battle at UFC 184, but it's the opportunity she's been waiting for. While the Colorado native will appear in the co-main event slot opposite of UFC newcomer Holly Holm, The Ultimate Fighter alum is certainly on the lower end of the hype scale. This rings especially true when cast in the shadow of the headlining bout on the card that will feature women's bantamweight phenom Ronda Rousey putting her title on the line against undefeated scrap read news >>

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He knows there are only tough fights from here on out, but Curtis Millender is ready to take over the Bellator welterweight division. read news >>

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James Krause is fired up. Not that the Missouri-based scrapper ever needs any added motivation going into a fight, but there is something stinging him leading into his next tilt at UFC 184. A quick look at the hard-charging lightweight's career reveals he's traveled a hard road to make it to the biggest stage in MMA, and he's attempted to make the most out of each of the four showings he's had inside the Octagon. The 28-year-old Grindhouse MMA representative has suffered setbacks in two of his f read news >>

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But is trading punches with a former pro boxing champion the best strategy? Raquel Pennington may be the underdog against undefeated striking sensation Holly Holm, but that doesn't mean she's short on confidence heading into this weekend's (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) women's bantamweight showdown at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California. In fact, "Rocky" wants to give "The Preacher's Daughter" a taste of her own medicine by outclassing her on the feet and ultimately knocking her out. But as she told Subm read news >>

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There is a lot of buzz and expectation surrounding Holly Holm's official UFC debut this Saturday night in Los Angeles. The former boxing champion turned mixed martial artist will bring her undefeated record and polished stand-up skills into the Octagon for the first time when she squares off with Raquel Pennington at UFC 184. While "The Preacher's Daughter" is still relatively new to the sport, having fought seven times in four years of work as a professional—the 33-year-old Albuquerque, New Mex read news >>

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Who's ready to win some money? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) descends upon Los Angeles, California this weekend (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) for a injury-plagued UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event, featuring a historic night for women's mixed martial arts (MMA) as both the main event and co-main event showcase the women's bantamweight division. After cancelling the planned UFC 176 PPV in Los Angeles last August following UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo withdrawing from his title fight against read news >>

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Over the past 14 years, Frank Mir has carved out his own place in the history of the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, he'll face former title challenger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The Las Vegas native rose to prominence in the heavyweight ranks on the strength of a power-submission game that was just as unique as it was brutal. Mir's prowess on the mat made him Zuffa's first star in the heavyweight fold, and at 25 years old and in just his ninth bo read news >>

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Hector Lopez is ready to make waves in the flyweight division, as he heads into Saturday's Super Fight League America 3. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett is ready to end an Octagon hiatus that is well into its 14th month. And if things broke the right way, there's one specific fight he wouldn't mind targeting for a comeback. Like Barnett, there's another former UFC heavyweight champion out there who also has a pro wrestling background, a gentleman you may have heard of named Brock Lesnar. Lesnar's World Wrestling Entertainment contract is coming due sometime this spring, and speculation has run rampant read news >>

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It looks like Chandler is taking his potential bout against his brother seriously, and has taken on some premiere training talent. Some may have laughed when New England Patriots linebacker (and Super Bowl winner) Chandler Jones called out his brother Jon Jones for a one-round charity superfight. But it looks like Chandler is taking the whole thing pretty seriously. TMZ caught up with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, along with the younger Jones brother in New York to talk about Gronk's dancin read news >>

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