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Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied career and traded leather with a collection of top-ranked talents and icons of the sport along the way. During the height of his popularity, Rua was widely recognized as the best middleweight fighter on the planet and one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And he had a violent highlight reel to back it up. In the fo read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Heavyweight Sean McCorkle is retiring from competing in mixed martial arts. "Big Sexy" appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour to make it official. The 38-year old McCorkle last fought on Sept. 20 in a rematch with Richard White in Square Ring Promotions, and lost via first round armbar. Over his last six fights, McCorkle lost five, including his rematch with Polish strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski at KSW 24 in Sept of last year. That one came via unanimous decision in a two-round main event. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While he's not saying it's impossible, boxing's biggest draw says there are no current discussions with Top Rank about booking Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather is fighting this Saturday against some guy he already beat handily. Oh yea that guy is Marcos Maidana and Mayweather won a unanimous decision over him in May. So yea, $65 on Saturday. Sure thing. Meanwhile, the 37-year-old Mayweather is taking time out from defending fellow (alleged) domestic violencer Ray Rice, to talk to ESPN's read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a report on Wednesday. Hunt spoke with UFC Tonight and explained that rumors about him considering an immediate retirement were unfounded, and the fighter is very happy with his new deal. [...] read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira revealed that he plans on retiring by the end of 2015 when he completes his UFC contract. Antonio ‘Minotauro' Nogueira is not prepared to hang up the gloves just yet. The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he plans on fighting until the end of 2015, which would allow him to complete the two fights remaining on his current UFC contract. "I know I won't fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I'm focused on my gym' read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra knows exactly why the emotions recently got to fellow ex-titleholder B.J. Penn after his final fight.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Sunday night's (July 6, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Edgar vs. Penn 3" FOX Sports 1 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. TUF 19 Finale fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Edgar vs. Penn 3" FOX Sports 1 event last weekend (Sun., July 6, 2014) from inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevad read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Less than a month after retiring from mixed martial arts, Chael Sonnen will make his debut for Brazilian jiu-jitsu promotion Metamoris on Aug. 9. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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With the broken nose suffered at the hands of Dan Henderson almost healed following surgery, "Shogun" eyes a comeback fight in "The Land of the Rising Sun" later this year. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua isn't ready to call it a career just yet. Rua suffered a broken nose during his third-round knockout loss to Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 38 earlier this year after "Hendo" landed a clean "H-Bomb" to go 2-0 against the Brazilian. See full read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Bob Sapp says he can walk away from the sport of MMA now that he has "well over 10 million dollars." Bob Sapp has spent the last several years as a punching bag. Both for opponents and for fans and media members who keyed in on an easy target. Sapp was once a feared fighter, mostly due to a combination of his intimidating visage and PRIDE's ability to market crazy the right way, but also because he tried to slam Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira through the ring. Sapp would only go 2-16 in MMA from 2008 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Although Chris Weidman took home the 2013 'Fighter of the Year' award, Chael Sonnen thinks the honor could have easily gone to Vitor Belfort. A source of inspiration in the post-testosterone replacement therapy era, the treatment's poster boy has found a true admirer in Sonnen. Now each 37, Sonnen says he and Belfort need to clash before either leaves the sport. "To be considered one of the fighters of the year at 36 years old is awesome, but it's also inspiring. It gives hope to people," Sonnen read news >>

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