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Paige VanZant took aim at critics of her past comments and of her new Reebok deal at a recent press event promoting Reebok's new pumps. read news >>

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Mixed martial arts has continued its rise to international popularity. Organizations like the UFC promote engaging superstar fighters who enable the sport to contend with other outlets like the NFL, MLB, NBA and boxing. From Jon Jones to Conor McGregor, the promotion possesses ultra-radiant athletes young enough to carry the MMA torch for years to come. But even the most elite fighters in the most stacked divisions encounter in-cage challenges that prove to be steep professional tests. However, read news >>

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UFC Rising: Conor McGregor aired on FOX Sports 1 ahead of Fight Night Boston on Jan. 12, and it’s now available on UFC FIGHT PASS. read news >>

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With his rise toward the top of the 145-pound division, Conor McGregor has put Irish MMA on the map. McGregor's biggest impact on Irish MMA may not be felt for years, when younger Irish athletes who enter MMA competition hoping to follow in his footsteps make their way up the ladder. That said, McGregor's success has had an immediate effect on Irish MMA as well. Other Irish fighters are beginning to receive much more attention than they had previously, and the number of Irish individuals on the read news >>

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"The Download" with Dana White is a weekly UFC.com exclusive interview with the boss, covering everything that's in the news. This week Dana talks about Conor McGregor and his Boston takeover. read news >>

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On Sunday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents a novelty Sunday card, following an extensive day of playoff football, in an effort designed to do one thing and one thing only: to make Conor McGregor a household name. McGregor is already one of the more notable fighters on the UFC roster, which is remarkable considering he has just four fights in the promotion. He has vaulted far past tenured fighters in terms of both salary and screen time. The advertising campaign for UFC Fight Night 59 read news >>

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Zane Simon is joined by Patrick Wyman of Sherdog.com to talk about the prospects of UFC 182, the performances of Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway and the continued flow of other striking arts into MMA and why it's valuable. read news >>

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Seemingly rising out of nowhere to win the ONE FC middleweight title, Igor Svirid talks about his approach to becoming a champion. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Xtreme Couture started out as a top fight team, but quickly spiraled into a chaotic mess resulting in mass desertion. Now, with the help of a longtime coach and a retired fighter, things are beginning to change.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why Americans will soon fear the growing Russian contingency of fighters. It is hard to deny that there has been a recent surge of talent coming out of Russia and the surrounding region. Apart from Khabib Nurmagomedov's impressive streak in the lightweight division, fighters out of Russia, Dagestan, the Chechen Republic and other parts of the Caucasus continue to make a splash in the MMA scene. Many of these fighters, including Rustam Khabi read news >>

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It’s rare to see a fighter’s stock rise after a loss, but that is precisely what appears to have happened to Stipe Miocic after his career-shortening slugfest with Junior Dos Santos at UFC on Fox 13. Few gave the part-time firefighter much of a chance leading up to the bout, reasoning that the former UFC heavyweight champion’s considerable strengths would likely prove to be a stylistic nightmare. However, the opening two rounds for the 32-year-old Miocic were less a nightmare and more a dream of read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Pat Barry met Rose Namajunas when she punched him in the head. Barry was sparring at Roufusport one day, working on his stand-up game. Out of nowhere, this tiny waif of a girl, who is now competing for a UFC championship, comes over and punches him in the side of the face. Stunned, he turned to look at her. "You're Pat Barry, right?," she said. "I am," he replied. "Well, you should have seen that coming," Namajunas said. That's Barry's side of the story, anyway. Namajunas doesn't remember the in read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On Saturday at UFC on Fox 13, the giants will once again roam the Octagon. Even as the top of the fight company's 265-pound division remains in limbo while awaiting the return of champion Cain Velasquez, it's hard not to notice the UFC heavyweight ranks picking up a little steam. This weekend, three fights will be on tap in the organization's heaviest weight class, including a main event between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic that (maybe, possibly) has title implications. Also on hand will b read news >>

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Rise and shine, mixed martial arts (MMA) hardcores. Arguably the best mixed martial arts (MMA) Bantamweight in the world outside of the Big Three (UFC, Bellator and WSOF), Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes, will defend his ONE FC title inside Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) in Manila, Philippines, this Friday morning (Dec. 5, 2014) when he faces unbeaten Dae Hwan Kim in the main event of "Warrior's Way." MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE ONE FC 23: "Warriors Way" coverage, starting with the online broadcast a read news >>

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