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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 >>

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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Mitch Gagnon will be the first fighter to face Renan Barao after the Brazilian lost his UFC bantamweight championship, and he feels he got the gold ticket. Following the UFC Fight Night 58 open workouts in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Canadian prospect spoke to MMAFighting.com about his match-up with Barao, why he believes he’s better than Barao "everywhere", what a win over Barao makes for his career, the UFC-Reebok deal and much more. read news >>

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Rising welterweight star Kelvin Gastelum kept his undefeated record intact by submitting No. 7-ranked Jake Ellenberger in the UFC 180 co-main event in Mexico City. read news >>

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In the co-main event of UFC 180, the rising Kelvin Gastelum had the best performance of his career, submitting top contender Jake Ellenberger in the first round. The two opened being very cautious of the other, Gastelum the southpaw and Ellenberger staying orthodox. Gastelum would pump the jab early, landing with some effect, but Ellenberger was also able to score with hard right-hand counters. Gastelum eventually timed a double and put Ellenberger on the mat, a few feet away from the cage. Elle read news >>

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One of the rising stars in the Bangkok fight scene, Nuttadej 'Boat' Wachirarattanawong, the head of Petchviset Promotions, tells Bloody Elbow about Muay Thai's past and present as well as teasing us with his plans for the future of the sport. In a sport run by the old guard, it has been a long time since we've seen a fresh face make moves in the world of Muay Thai. Since February 2013, Nuttadej 'Boat' Wachirarattanawong has taken massive strides in becoming a major player in the Bangkok fight sc read news >>

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Rising featherweight star Conor McGregor apparently has little regard for the wrestling ability of current 145-pound No. 1 contender Chad Mendes. read news >>

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Rising grappling specialists Carlos Diego Ferreira and Beneil Dariush look to distinguish themselves in the crowded lightweight division this Saturday (Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 inside Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In a fight with such talented submission fighters, what must be done for either man to succeed? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Carlos Diego Ferreira and Beneil Dariush will fight in the curtain jerker of UFC read news >>

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Japanese rising star Kyoji Horiguchi will take on Louis Gaudinot at UFC 182. Kyoji Horiguchi is one of the most exciting young stars to have emerged from Japan as of late. The former Shooto champion has won all three of his UFC bouts, and come January, he will look for his 4th win in the promotion against TUF vet and fellow Karate stylist, Louis Gaudinot. The flyweight bout will be part of the massive UFC 182 card headlined by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to kick off the new year. MMA-in-Asia.co read news >>

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Conor McGregor is the rising star of the featherweight division, and he is generating the heat with casual fans that is needed for a fighter to become a star. The lighter weight classes have been missing that star power since BJ Penn left the scene. Penn was an enigma who captivated fans ever since his debut. He began headlining shows prior to the post-TUF era. His first headlining bout in the new era of the UFC came against rival Matt Hughes, but then he dropped back to 155 pounds. He proved th read news >>

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Rising Polish lightweight Piotr Hallmann has apparently failed his post fight drug test after losing to Gleison Tibau. It's a bad time to be a steroid use in the UFC, it appears. It seems like, at a faster rate than ever, fighters are failing drug tests and getting suspended. The latest addition to that list is promising Polish fighter Piotr Hallmann. "Pletwal" recently dropped a split decision to ever strong gatekeeper Gleison Tibau. Hallmann is noted for being a pretty exceptionally big lightw read news >>

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Take a walk through the Irish countryside with MMA's fastest rising star Conor McGregor for an in depth one on one and entirely fake interview. read news >>

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Made up of world-class prospects, standouts from The Ultimate Fighter, high-profile acquisitions and budding superstars, the UFC's future stockpile of main eventers has arguably never looked more fruitful. The promotion's pay-per-view numbers may not be at an all-time high, but the talent pool is practically spilling over. While the UFC has been ridiculed in the past for showcasing less-than-attractive bottom feeders to fill event voids, the organization's relentless approach to promote fights o read news >>

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Scheduled to take on Beneil Dariush on the main card of UFC 179, rising lightweight Alan Patrick will no longer compete in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Patrick (12-0), who hasn’t competed since a close decision victory over John Makdessi in February, has suffered an injury on Thursday, and won’t be able to compete on Oct. 25. "He was scheduled to compete in an ADCC match in Manaus on Sunday, but he had a small jaw fracture in training," Patrick’s manager D’Angelo Vidal told MMAFighting.com. "He absor read news >>

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Rising featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will finally battle in a highly-anticipated featherweight match up at UFC 178 this Saturday (Sept. 27, 2014) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. With so much on the line for both fighters, what must be done in order for either man to claim victory? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to determine which man is truly a contender at UF read news >>

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