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  • 6 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole. Since then the show has produced some interesting moments and even more interesting characters. While the athletes who are competing for the coveted UFC contract should receive the main spotlight, the coaches read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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With so many moving parts in play, luck can have a huge role in the success or failure of a mixed martial arts fighter. Think about all the things that have to line up. You have to avoid injuries. You need to link up with the right training camp. You need favorable opponents. You need a functional promotion. You need good management. You need to stay strong against distractions and diversions. And this is to say nothing about the, you know, actual fight. Here are five fighters who, for some comb read news >>

  • a month ago
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If nothing else, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is reliable.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White is apologetic for the UFC’s role in the pre-fight brawl between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier that took place two weeks ago. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Brian Stann’s latest transition is from fighter to broadcaster, just like he made a highly successful transition from Marine to fighter. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Lex McMahon has long since made his name as one of the top agents in mixed martial arts, with a roster that includes the likes of Rory MacDonald, Brandan Schaub, Jake Shields, Stefan Struve, and Liz Carmouche. Now, McMahon will try his hand at the promotional game. McMahon announced on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he has joined the Titan Fighting Championships as Chief Operating Officer. He'll work alongside TFC CEO Jeff Aranson. "My job is to make the machine work, to make sure all tha read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After his release from the UFC, Melvin Guillard sees his role in the upstart WSOF very clearly.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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AUCKLAND, New Zealand – As the first New Zealander to sign with the UFC, James Te Huna dreamed of one day competing for the world’s biggest martial arts promotion in his native land.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator has officially replaced Bjorn Rebney with Scott Coker and will be "evolving" away from the tournament format. Bellator has had an interesting day, with the sudden announcement rumors of Bjorn Rebney being jettisoned from the promotion came to fruition. The next step in the organizational changes has been completed as Spike TV sent out a press release announcing that former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker had taken over. Not only has Coker taken over, but Spike TV president Kevin Kay made it read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Benson Henderson is one of the nicest people in mixed martial arts, but he has failed to generate much interest from the casual fanbase of the UFC. MMA fans, for the most part, do not openly embrace the theatrics of professional wrestling. They want MMA to be a sport and sport alone, but that is not realistic. It is also not truthful. These same fans, and you may be included in that group, eat it up every time Chael Sonnen or Josh Barnett cut a promo on the mic. This is what Henderson needs to d read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon "Bones" Jones has gone full heel. A lot has been made about how the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion is "ducking" a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. Gustafsson gave Bones one of the hardest fights of his life in September 2013, leaving the champion battered and bruised. Bones won in a very controversial unanimous decision, and a rematch has been expected and anticipated ever since. Yet here we are, with no date set and no contract signed. Naturally, fans have been quick to accuse Jo read news >>

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