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  • 5 days ago
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From the extra punches Alexander Gustafsson took to the ones Dan Henderson didn’t, the question of when to stop a fight continues to be a thorny one in MMA. This week’s Trading Shots takes a closer look.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Following his vicious knockout of Anthony Christodoulou, Mairbek Taisumov apologized for any unnecessary shots he may have thrown against his opponent. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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STOCKHOLM -- Mairbek Taisumov talks about picking up his second win in Stockholm at UFC on FOX 14, whether he knew Anthony Christodoulou was knocked out, when he'd like to fight again, and more. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at some questionable decisions at UFC Fight Night 59 and wonder if there’s anything to be done to make the judges’ hands a safer place for fighters to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Unlike title shots that go on to disappear as quickly as they are promised, the winner between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson will be the next man to step into the cage with Jon Jones. You can bet on that. And all the better for Jones, who's been a vocal critic of the UFC's propensity for paving a nice path for his biggest threats as they make their way to the top of the mountain. But he can't say that here, as Dana White's created a nice little matchup between the division's read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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It's one bump in the road after another for Rory MacDonald After getting promised a shot to face either Johny Hendricks or Robbie Lawler for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title, Rory MacDonald got the wrong end of the deal once again. That's because the ZUFFA-owned company opted to stage a trilogy fight between Hendricks and Lawler after "Ruthless" dethroned "Bigg Rigg" at UFC 181 in Dec. 2014 via unanimous decision (see it again here). The choice didn't sit too well with read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Rory MacDonald isn't the first fighter to see a promised UFC title shot evaporate on the whims of the company, and he certainly won't be the last. Rather, he's simply the latest. After announcing last October that MacDonald would fight the winner of UFC 181's rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, the UFC recently reneged on its promise, instead electing to stage a trilogy fight between the only two men who have fought for the welterweight title since Georges St-Pierre's retirement i read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to review recent comments by Cody McKenzie, who had strong words for the armchair experts out there.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Fight it all you like, but you must respect Conor McGregor's route to UFC gold. Who says a title shot is earned solely through victories inside the Octagon? Mixed martial arts (MMA) is as much sport as it is entertainment. While fans revel in seeing elite martial artists showcase their skills inside the Octagon, they just as badly want to hear them on the mic afterward as they out the best of their respective divisions. In a perfect world, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title shots would b read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at Jon Jones’ self-proclaimed “classlessness” following his win over Daniel Cormier and wonder to what extent it really matters in the rough world of MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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During the UFC 182 conference call, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier traded verbal shots Monday before their anticipated showdown in Saturday's main event. Listen to the audio above. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the last Trading Shots of 2014, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes wonder what stories and events defined this tumultuous year, and what 2015 will bring for fighters and fight fans alike.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the class-action lawsuit against the UFC, and fans’ tendency to side with management over labor in pro sports disputes.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

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