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Asked about the ongoing series of busted PED abusers in the UFC, England's hard-hitting light-heavyweight Jimi Manuwa found sharp words, especially for their most prominent figure, his good friend Anderson Silva. Jimi Manuwa and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva know each other very well. Manuwa hosted a seminar for the champion in his London gym years ago, the two have become friends ever since. In an interview with MMA Junkie, the British knockout artist explained how shocked he read news >>

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In the first of a multi-part series, Bloody Elbow’s analytics expert puts Fightnomics under the microscope to critique his “hidden numbers of mixed martial arts.” From almost my very first day here at Bloody Elbow, I've received requests to review the work of Fightnomics, a.k.a. Reed Kuhn. A common theme of such requests is that in an advanced stats era his work seems simplistic, and someone with the access and ability to critique it should take a closer look. That's exactly what we're going to read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has bolstered the line-up of WSOF 19 "Gaethje vs. Palomino" on March 28th with this week's announcement of three new fights for Phoenix, including some surprising names from UFC and Bellator's recent history. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 19 was shaping up to be a good card with the announcement that Justin Gaethje would defend his lightweight title against Luis "Baboon" Palomino, along with the opening round of a four-man light heavyweight tournament featuring read news >>

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World Series of Fighting's debut Phoenix event is rounding into shape. Three new bouts were announced on Thursday for the March 28 card, which is headlined by the WSOF lightweight title fight between champion Justin Gaethje and challenger Luis Palomino. In a light heavyweight bout, the American Top Team's Jake Heun (8-3) takes on Teddy Holder (8-1). Heun has won two in a row and five of six heading into his WSOF debut. Holder, of Tennessee, brings a seven-fight win streak into his WSOF debut. Th read news >>

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Nick Newell has a new contract and finally a fight to go with it. The popular lightweight will take on Joe Condon at World Series of Fighting 20 on April 10 at Mohegan Sun in Ledyard, Conn., WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Thursday. The bout will be like a homecoming for Newell, who lives in nearby Milford, Conn. Newell (11-1) has not fought since falling via second-round TKO to Justin Gaethje in a WSOF lightweight title bout last July. He had been asking for a fi read news >>

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World Series of Fighting's middleweight contender picture will be much clearer by next month. Krasimir Mladenov will meet Clifford Starks in a title eliminator at WSOF 19 on March 28 in Phoenix, MMAFighting.com has learned. The victor will take on 185-pound champion David Branch at a later date. Mladenov (12-0) is a perfect 3-0 in WSOF and coming off a unanimous decision win over Brendan Kornberger last month. The Bulgarian prospect is a wrestling specialist -- so much so that his nickname is "T read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced two more shows for the first half of 2015 last night and both events will feature former top UFC fighters. On last night's WSOF 18 broadcast, the organization's president Ray Sefo announced the dates, venues and headliners of WSOF 20 and 21. WSOF 20 will take place at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. on April 10 and will be headlined by the second semifinal of their light-heavyweight championship tournament, a battle of former The Ultimate F read news >>

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While the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) may not have offered the most stacked card of the weekend, there is no question WSOF 18 delivered this past Thursday night (Feb. 12, 2015) live on NBC Sports Network from the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Full results and play-by-play here. WSOF 18 gave us a little taste of everything from headbutts, to walk-off knockouts, to an enthralling five round championship bout that saw Marlon Moraes defend his bantamweight title against Josh read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took advantage of last night's live broadcast on NBC Sports (full results here) to announce two big cards coming up in April and June of this year. If you've got a captive audience live on NBC Sports, you might as well take advantage of it and announce some upcoming fight cards for your promotion. That's exactly what World Series of Fighting (WSOF) did last night. In a pre-taped interview between WSOF President Ray Sefo and announcer Bas Rutten, Sefo revealed two read news >>

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The only man with a win over Jon Jones is back. Matt Hamill, who defeated Jones by disqualification in 2009, will take on Vinny Magalhaes in the main event of World Series of Fighting 20 on April 20 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Conn., the organization announced Thursday night. Hamill (11-5) has not competed in MMA since falling to Thiago Silva at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields in October 2013. The 38-year-old former college wrestler, who was born deaf, announced his return and si read news >>

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Watch and discuss World Series of Fighting 18: Moraes vs. Hill right here on Bloody Elbow. The main event in Edmonton, Alberta features a bantamweight title fight between Marlon Moraes and Josh Hill. Who's up for some rare Thursday night MMA? World Series of Fighting 18 originates from Edmonton, Alberta, and one of the sport's top bantamweights aims to defend his title successfully for the first time. Brazil's Marlon Moraes takes on Canada's Josh Hill in the main event. Moraes won the bantamweig read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 18 "Moraes vs. Hill" takes place TONIGHT (Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015) at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Tonight's card will see Marlon Moraes defend his bantamweight title against the undefeated "Gentleman" Josh Hill. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 18: "Moraes vs. Hill" takes place TONIGHT (Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015) at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The main event is a fight that has been in the making for months. Josh Hill read news >>

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