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But if casting him in that role is what will grab your attention and sell tickets, then so be it. Heading into this weekend's (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) much-anticipated "super fight" between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz at UFC 183 -- which goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada -- fans are getting a bout that could easy be viewed as the "good guy" taking on "the bad guy." Silva, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, is considered one of the be read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is not a cocaine addict “by any means” and simply made a “dumb” decision.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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It wasn't enough for Jon "Bones" Jones to simply defeat his rival Daniel Cormier on Saturday at UFC 182. Jones had to make a statement with his win. We all knew that Jones had a six-inch height advantage and 12-inch reach advantage over Cormier. Some expected that to be the key to Jones' success. There were some parts of the fight where Jones did a great job controlling distance. However, for the most part, the fight was fought in close quarters. One look at the numbers presented by Jason Floyd read news >>

  • a month ago
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It was a long, crazy year of fights in mixed marital arts. Simply put, 2014 was busy and had no shortage of decisions left in the hands of the judges. Most of the time, the judges got it right. However, like we've seen in so many cases, the judges got it wrong and caused controversy throughout the MMA world. That is what we call a robbery. In 2014, what were the five biggest robberies the judges handed out? Let's take a look back and see what the most controversial calls of the year were.Begin S read news >>

  • a month ago
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Miesha Tate has spent a lot of time around Ronda Rousey, and, well, quite simply, she says Rousey stinks! read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – There’s a fine line in sports, particularly the combat variety, between being real and making excuses. Just ask Travis Browne.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ruslan Magomedov was simply the superior fighter. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Put simply, Patricio Freire isn’t happy with the way things went one month ago. But he’s a heck of a lot more excited for what’s coming next.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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There is no debate about over saturation any longer. Not simply about its existence, anyway. It's real and there's no room for argument about it. There is space to discuss and uncertainty about what its effects will be, but it isn't the phlogiston of MMA. It's a real phenomenon happening in front of us all with real-world, measurable implications. The conversation about whether we are all imagining things is now over. Here is the fact: the UFC simply doesn't have the roster, as enormous as it is read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With so much riding on every bout, many UFC fighters simply can't handle the agony of defeat, particularly when it comes in controversial fashion. Elizabeth Phillips could relate to these sentiments following her second straight loss in the promotion at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China. Disgusted with the judges' decision in her split-decision loss to UFC newcomer Milana Dudieva, Phillips said the following on Facebook (as transcribed by Bloody Elbow) minutes after her second straight loss in read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski revealed that he is cautious about sparring with Alistair Overeem because he injures all those who train with him. It seems Alistair Overeem is simply unable to distance himself from controversy. The UFC heavyweight holds a reputation as an intense sparer during his training camps, but that has recently developed into a reputation as a fighter with malicious intent to harm others during training. The incidents began at the Blackzilians, where Gilbert Burns proclai read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The word “Comeback” is often a dirty one in the world of combat sports. Simply breaking down the word lets you know that if you’re coming back, you must have left, and if you left... read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Sometimes intelligent defense betrays a fighter's want to simply get out of the fight. The lightweights kicked off the main card of today's (Sat., July 19, 2014) UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao" event at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, as Norman Parke, undefeated inside the Octagon, welcomed back Naoyuki Kotani, who came in having won his last 13 fights. The latter streak is over. Kotani's game plan was clear early. His punches weren't about doing damage so much as a setting him up for a ta read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida didn't simply put on one of the best title fights of the year in the main event at UFC 175, they also each earned $50,000 by claiming the Fight of the Night bonus for their five-round war. Weidman, 30, took the fight to Machida early and often. He backed up the Brazilian by applying constant pressure through three rounds, which allowed him to avoid Machida's best strikes and throw kicks along with hand combinations. But by the fourth round Weidman began to fade. M read news >>

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