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Cain Velasquez discusses heavyweight Hispanic role models in combat sports and his hopes to eventually fit that category. Cain Velasquez has been the key fixture in the UFC's attempts to break into the Mexican market. Velasquez, a Mexican-American, has staked his claim as the best heavyweight fighter in the world and his "Brown Pride" tattoo makes it clear that his heritage is of great importance. Velasquez recently spoke to Fox Sports and explained growing up without a heavyweight boxer he coul read news >>

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The broadcast plans for December’s UFC 181 lineup are now complete, and Travis Browne-Brendan Schaub, Holly Holm-Raquel Pennington and Tony Ferguson-Abel Trujillo join the night’s two championship fights on the main card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman played the role of hero on Thursday by saving the life of his 94-year-old neighbor who fell through a glass table and suffered a serious head wound. The neighbor was home alone. read news >>

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Bellator welterweight and UFC vet Josh Neer didn’t have the best role model growing up, and so he got in with the wrong crowd. He wasn’t pushed, either. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Grillo talked about returning to the mixed martial arts (MMA) genre for the first time since 2011's "Warrior," working with Greg Jackson and Joe Stevenson, the legitimacy of Nick Jonas being in the series, and the upswing of his career in the last few years. It has been over three years since seasoned actor Frank Grillo played coach Frank Campagna in the 2011 movie "Warrior" alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (nominated for a "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar). His character was a de read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford is set to take on UFC veteran Jake Shields this Saturday (Oct. 11, 2014) in the main event of WSOF 14 in his hometown of Alberta, Canada. Seeking his seventh straight victory, "The Real Deal" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming opponent, why he wants to be a role model, and the benefits of training with the best of the best at Tristar Gym. Ryan Ford is ready to make a name for himself in the mixed martial art read news >>

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Disney pop star Nick Jonas has a supporting role in the upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) television drama "Kingdom," which stars "Friday Night Lights" Matt Lauria and Frank Grillo, who also played a key role in the recent MMA movie "Warrior." The project received a 10-episode series order from DirecTV and comes billed as a family drama set against the backdrop of an MMA gym in Venice Beach, Calif., and will debut tonight (Weds., Oct. 8, 2014) at 9 p.m. ET on the Audience channel (239). Cub Swan read news >>

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Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson will put his unbeaten record on the line against Rick “The Horror” Story in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday night. read news >>

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Yoel Romero’s victory at UFC 178 was not without controversy. read news >>

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Jon Jones dropped a bit of a bombshell at today’s NSAC hearing: His role in an infamous August brawl with Daniel Cormier has cost him a “six-figure” sponsorship with Nike. Check out how he mourned it.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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MMA legend Rich Franklin talks about his new role as vice president of One FC. read news >>

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