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  • 2 days ago
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One of the original The Ultimate Fighter winners, Diego Sanchez, is still beefing with surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor, and he has elaborated on why he doesn't like his "disrespectful" rival. Appearing on this afternoon's edition of Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, The Nightmare said that McGregor should think about who some of the pioneers of this sport are before talking trash (h/t MMA Mania). For me, if there is one fight I could have, it's Conor McGregor. Ill go fight him in read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC featherweight competitor Conor McGregor discusses his upcoming match-up against Dennis Siver in January. Once Conor McGregor signs a contract to face an opponent - or "victim," as he'd put it - he has no problem going for the jugular during their verbal jousting. In Dennis Siver's case, that would be his failed drug test just a few short months ago. "I'm going to go in there and I'm going to rip his head off," McGregor informed the media at a pre-fight scrum. "I'm going to punish him for it. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Hype has always been one of the more curious accessories to the modern fight game. The athletes and carnival barkers will always be the main players, but it's true that the dance floor always feels a bit dull when missing a certain dash of spice to make things truly feel big. What makes up that spice can be hard to describe or quantify without swiping a line from Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's infamous obscenity defense -- "I know it when I see it" -- but for one brief moment in time, Bo read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Interim lightweight champ Will Brooks is unhappy with the way Bellator is promoting his upcoming fight against Michael Chandler Following the whole situation with Bellator and Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks defeated Michael Chandler and took home the interim lightweight title. The pair will rematch again at Bellator 131 as the co-headliner to the Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar bout, and Brooks clearly isn't happy with the way they're promoting their upcoming title fight. He ranted about it on twitter read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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"Poster Boy" also revealed that he is training with Alexander Gustafsson ahead of this pivotal light heavyweight showdown. In any sport, it's almost a certainty that when you make it to the big leagues, you will eventually face one of the idols you grew up rooting for. Jimi Manuwa will experience that firsthand when he takes on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran, Mauricio Rua, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 5 read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Joe Schilling earned Nick Diaz's respect and friendship in true 209 style. The Glory kickboxing standout traveled to Stockton from his home in Los Angeles as a paid sparring partner, and to hear Schilling tell it, the battle the two waged in the gym was something fans would have paid good money to witness. "I went there to spar with Nick, and we pretty much had a gym war, and we've been pretty much good friends ever since," Schilling said on a recent edition of The MMA Hour. Shilling's said thei read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Because of "respect," so you can all get the thought of the two training partners fighting inside the Octagon out of your head once and for all. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently confirmed that Rory MacDonald will be next in line to get a shot at the welterweight title. He also revealed how the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler, who are set to collide at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, will have to defend the 170-pound strap in "Ares'" hom read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Paulo Filho was scheduled to fight UFC veteran Amilcar Alves recently in Sao Goncalo, Brazil, but the match-up never materialized. Minutes before the main event, Fatality Arena officials announced that Filho had suffered a seizure that morning and the middleweight bout was canceled. After the event, Filho told his side of the story. "I’m not an epileptic," Filho said, "I never had a seizure." Filho, who has a history of addiction to rohypnol, has been dealing with health issues o read news >>

  • a month ago
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If the success of Eddie Bravo over Royler Gracie and Josh Barnett over Dean Lister at Metamoris have taught us anything, it's not that jiu-jitsu is a weak or overrated art. It's that, like all forms of grappling, it has its own seat of weaknesses. In a pure jiu-jitsu competition, particularly in the gi, such foibles aren't readily apparent. But tinker with the rules, expand the margins of what's allowed and alternative forms of grappling (or uncommon ideas even within jiu-jitsu) begin to demonst read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Guys, this is real. Please respect the accomplishments of this outstanding athlete. They said it couldn't be done. "He's getting too old" ... "He lost a step" ... "He's been out of the game too long." Well guess what haters, Brock Lesnar is BACK and has another prestigious title to add to his incredible list of athletic achievements. Not only did "The Beast Incarnate" win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at SummerSlam, the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) of the summer, he did it by pinning John read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC top middleweight Luke Rockhold has never been shy about his feelings about performance-enhancing drugs in MMA. Bleacher Report got a chance to chat with Rockhold and get his opinion on Vitor Belfort, PEDs and more. Check out why he has no respect for Belfort and why he thinks the Brazilian won’t even make it to his upcoming title fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 181.Read more MMA news on read news >>

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