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You can't take the sum total of an entire year, tie it up in a box and slap one label on it. Life is too complicated for such a simple procedure. Something's bound to break or ooze its way out. So it is for mixed martial arts. It's easy to look at all the downward-sloping trend lines and conclude, as some have, that the sport suffered a bit of a crash in 2014. It might be just as easy to point to a handful of great scraps and great stories and conclude, as some have, that this was another wonder read news >>

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Sean Wheelock is perhaps best known as a sports broadcaster and commentator for Bellator MMA; however, he's also a close personal friend of Art Davie, the man who ushered in the UFC era. He chats with MMAmania.com about the book they authored together, "Is This Legal?" Even though Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just 20 years young, there's already a lot of myth and mythology surrounding its origins. Bellator MMA's Sean Wheelock was eager to get to the bottom of the real history behind w read news >>

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Watch Kron Gracie compete in his first MMA bout. Tuesday night in Japan, Kron Gracie competed for the first time in Mixed Martial Arts and he had a successful debut as the headliner of Real FC 1. He took on a Korean wrestler in Kim Hyung-Su and Rickson Gracie's youngest son quickly showcased the grappling chops their family name has been synonymous with. After pulling guard, Kron immediately locked up an armbar and ended the fight in just 65 seconds. Kron trained with Nate and Nick Diaz, Gilbert read news >>

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The UFC made its final trip to Brazil for 2014 on Saturday night, pitting Lyoto Machida against CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58. The event was a decent way to end the year—something to hold fans over until the massive UFC 182 happens in a couple of weeks. Machida came out on top in the main event, landing a win that will shape the middleweight division heading into 2015. It was a single vicious kick that led to his success in a light night’s work to pick up a paycheck and set himself up to rem read news >>

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Karim Zidan delves into the real winners and losers from the final fight card in 2014. Following a less than stellar night of action in Brazil, the final UFC fight card of 2014 is firmly behind us. Although the UFC traditionally culminated its year with one final PPV event, this year ended with a Fight Night show in Barueri that featured a middleweight main event between Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. Sadly, it was far from the best fight card of the year and featured a fair amount of tedious read news >>

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If you only knew the power of the dark side... read news >>

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"The people who critique me are the people who don't know about the sport. They don't really know about the rules of MMA. They aren't a real fan or follower of the sport or they're just people who like to talk. Look at the video. He was holding my glove illegally. When I'm against the cage, Tim Kennedy held my glove and when he holds the glove, he got lucky and I escaped before the referee saw it. Then I did it to Kennedy. When I did it to Tim Kennedy, he told the referee, 'He held my glove.' I' read news >>

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Karim Zidan delves into the real winners and losers from Saturday night’s FOX card in Phoenix, Arizona. Although Friday night's UFC event was mainly dedicated to introducing a new division to the UFC and anointing its first champion, Saturday show appealed to a wider audience salivating at the prospect of heavyweight violence. The card delivered in a variety of ways, as is typical for most FOX cards, and left fans and pundits with much to discuss in its aftermath. Here are the real winners and l read news >>

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UFC on Fox 13 hit Phoenix on Saturday night with a 13-fight card. The four-fight main card featured three key heavyweight fights, and a top-15 lightweight battle as well. The main event delivered in just about every way possible as Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic battled back-and-forth in a heavyweight classic. The former champion came out with the victory by unanimous decision, but it was a close fight with an up-and-coming heavyweight who matched Dos Santos in nearly every category. In the read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 is over and done with. As its name suggested, a champion was crowned, as Carla Esparza received a shiny new belt and was declared the UFC's first-ever strawweight champion. Rose Namajunas, meanwhile, became the first fighter to fall short of the UFC's 115-pound strap. Ten other fighters won. Ten other fighters lost. Other people who didn't even enter the cage were impacted by the fights Friday night. The biggest winner of all, as one would expect, was Esparza. Whil read news >>

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Following an entertaining night of fights, Karim Zidan breaks down the real winners and losers on the card. On Friday evening, UFC fans witnessed the crowning of the first ever strawweight champion in the culminating moment of a night mostly dedicated to launching the newly-minted division. As expected, the strawweights fights on display during the TUF 20 Finale ranged from mediocre to high quality and gradually increasing in standard as the night progressed. Some lived up to their touted reputa read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Junior dos Santos talks about his long layoff, changing teams, his fight against Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13, his place in the division, and more. read news >>

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K.J. Noons has the potential to become a dark horse within the UFC's lightweight division. A group that can be considered the toughest division in the sport has a long list of potential contenders. Noons will not be found on any of the "major" top-10 lists within the sport, but that does not mean he should be overlooked in any fashion. At 32 years of age, it is hard to say that Noons is "done" or past his prime. The only man to ever hold the Elite XC lightweight title has gone 2-1 since moving o read news >>

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TUF 20 finalist and former Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza talks about her Dec. 12 fight against Rose Namajunas for the inaugural UFC women's strawweight championship. read news >>

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