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LOS ANGELES -- Mizuki Inoue shows off her blinding hand speed before her Invicta 11 showdown against Alexa Grasso in a strawweight showdown Friday night. read news >>

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TORRANCE, Calif. -- There was no showdown between Ronda Rousey and Cris "Cyborg" Justino on Wednesday. The would-be participants in the potential women's mixed martial arts superfight which has been discussed for years came their closest to crossing paths in public in quite some time, as Invicta FC 11 and UFC 184 open workouts were both held at the UFC Gym here in the South Bay. Alas, those hoping for face-to-face fireworks left disappointed, as "Cyborg" and the Invicta crew took a van back to t read news >>

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Sunday's unusual UFC billing featured a heavyweight showdown between win-craving Frank Mir and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Their UFC Fight Night 61 clash led a night full of unprecedented upsets, spine-tingling knockouts and downright gritty action in front of an always-hungry Brazilian crowd in Porto Alegre. But through all of the action, if was former UFC heavyweight champion Mir who stood tall and proud. On the strength of some very impressive striking, the 35-year-old dropped Silva early in Rou read news >>

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Gennady Golovkin puts his undefeated (31-0) boxing record on the line tonight (Sat., Feb. 21, 2015), as well as his WBC, WBA interim, and IBO championship belts when he faces off against his most dangerous foe yet, England's own Martin Murray inside Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Will Kazakhstan's most high-profile athlete continue running through his opponents en route to his 29th career knockout or will Murray be the first man to add a loss to Golovkin's unblemished record? Check ou read news >>

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For nearly six years, boxing fans and combat sports fans alike have hoped to bear witness to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao in a boxing super fight for the ages. After months of negotiating, and years of speculation, the undefeated Mayweather and eight-division world champion Pacquiao will finally square off inside the ring on May 2nd to unify three welterweight world titles at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather made the fight official yesterday when he posted a picture of th read news >>

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There was a period, way back in early 2009, when Carlos Condit was the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) welterweight champion. That's right around the same time when Thiago Alves was the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 170-pound No. 1 contender. A lot has changed in six years. But not the fact that Condit vs. Alves would still be a great fight. Not just for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, but for each other, as well, as it would establish which longtime veteran is still a contender in the cr read news >>

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Well, now we know why his welterweight showdown against Rory MacDonald was so hastily removed from UFC 186. Former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard, who seemed destined to make waves in the UFC welterweight division, suffered a serious career setback earlier today after Nevada State Athletic C omission (NSAC) reported that "Showeather" tested positive for for the anabolic steroid desoxymethyltestosterone. MMA Fighting has more: NAC executive director Bob Bennett said he was unsure w read news >>

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Make no mistake: Alexander Shlemenko is excited about his main-event showdown with Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 133. read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum missed weight for his showdown with Tyron Woodley at UFC 183 by eight pounds. That's unacceptable, and the UFC has taken action. Per a report by Combat (h/t to Guilherme Cruz of MMA fighting), UFC president Dana White has ordered Gastelum to move back up to middleweight, a weight class the 23-year-old once called home en route to winning The Ultimate Fighter Season 17. It's difficult news to swallow considering Gastelum was carving out a nice home at 170 pounds, but he can't go o read news >>

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UFC 183 videos are for this Saturday night showdown between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Get highlights, interviews, weigh-ins, and much more from UFC 183. The 'Countdown to UFC 183' takes a closer look at the upcoming UFC 183 event this Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.In the main event, former UFC champion Anderson Silva squares off against Nick Diaz. Tyron Woodley tries to hand Kelvin Gastelum his first career loss in the co-main event. Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin read news >>

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Nick Diaz's upcoming showdown against middleweight great Anderson Silva at UFC 183 won't mark the first time Stockton's favorite son has experimented with his weight. Diaz fought above his usual 170 pounds twice before in his Strikeforce days, handily beating both Frank Shamrock and Scott Smith in heavier catchweight contests. So he can attest to the positives that come from skipping the sport's dreaded weight cut. "I had less problems with energy," Diaz said on a Thursday conference call. "Like read news >>

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During the Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz UFC 183 conference call, the fighters discussed their upcoming showdown on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, and much more in a call with the media on Thursday evening. read news >>

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Those anxiously awaiting the showdown between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero at UFC 184 will have to wait, as “Jacare” has withdrawn from the middleweight bout due to pneumonia. read news >>

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A heavyweight showdown between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will go down at UFC 185. read news >>

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