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With UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and top featherweight Cris Cyborg both earning dominating wins this past weekend the inevitable talk of a showdown has been in full force. Rousey defeated No. 1 contender Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds in the main event at UFC 184, while Cyborg took just 46 seconds to dispatch Charmaine Tweet at Invicta FC 11. Joining our own Ariel Helwani on Monday's MMA Hour, Rousey's Jiu Jitsu coach Rener Gracie said he believed Cyborg was being given 'more read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Quinton Jackson might not be in Bellator anymore, but his rivalry with Muhammed Lawal lives on. "Rampage" blasted Lawal on Twitter for his tactical performance against Jackson's friend Cheick Kong at Bellator 134 on Friday night at Mohegan Sun. "King Mo" used his wrestling base to frustrate Kongo for three rounds en route to a split decision victory. In the tweet, "Rampage" called Lawal a "lil bitch" and a "coward." Jackson fought and beat Lawal by unanimous decision at Bellator 120 last May. Th read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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At 28 years of age with 26 career fights and seven UFC featherweight title defenses behind him, Jose Aldo is opening up. Usually reserved and quiet before, during and after fights, Aldo has been caught peeping out of his shell in recent months. As he noted in a recent interview with Globo's Combate (transcribed and posted by Bloody Elbow's Fernando Arbex and Zane Simon), Aldo is "getting a taste" for the pre-fight bad-mouthing, undoubtedly a response to the many verbal jabs of his next challenge read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a new video, retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva blasted the Nevada State Athletic Commission for its handling of drug testing and fighter licensing.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – The UFC’s recent signing of former WWE star Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has been polarizing, to say the least. Nate Diaz’s opinion is pretty clear: “It’s horrible for the sport.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work with my image? How is that going to be? This is a shame. These guys are doing things above the law. Because the law clearly states that every person is free to come and go. And they want to take that away from the athletes? How is that? There's so much wrong in all of this. This is a new sport where th read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Which is why Sanchez would even consider dropping to featherweight to face "Notorious." Conor McGregor gets under a lot of people's skin With his outspoken, take-no-prisoners attitude, "Notorious" has made more enemies than friends in his first years with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). But, it's not like he's in the hurt business to make buddies. Among the many included in the laundry list of fighters who have felt Conor's verbal wrath is Diego Sanchez. The fiery Irishman has already thre read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Cecilia Braekhus, the best pound-for-pound female boxer in the game today, took exception with Edmond Taverdyan's recent comments claiming that Ronda Rousey would win a world title in her first boxing match and is more than happy to prove him wrong. Ronda Rousey's head trainer, Edmond Taverdyan, isn't shy about bragging about his star pupil and boxing skills. In fact, he recently claimed that "Rowdy" would win an Olympic gold medal in boxing -- to accompany her bronze medal in Judo -- if given t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Floyd Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana this past Saturday, and extended his undefeated record to 47-0, silencing the critics who doubted his first win ove read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva recently came out of nowhere and announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA), bashing his longtime employers over at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the process. See his bitter farewell speech here. His comments caught most people by surprise, as Silva had been a longtime favorite fighter of UFC President Dana White and seemed to have a good working relationship with the promotion. But that didn't stop the Las Vegas fight boss from offering a rebuttal, saying t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The finger pointing continues. Following what looks to be the final bout of a Hall of Fame career, everyone who contributed to B.J. Penn's bizarre performance against Frankie Edgar in July has looked to distance themselves as much as possible. While Penn's altered striking style was blamed (perhaps unjustly so) on longtime trainer Jason Parillo, Penn has been critical of nutritionist Mike Dolce. After saying in August that he regretted ever hiring Dolce to help make the drop to featherweight, Pe read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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That was fast. Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. promised combat sports fans "a big surprise" in 2015, to follow his unanimous decision win over Marcos Maidana last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch the replay here. The first thought was a potential "super fight" against Filipino phenom Manny Pacquiao, and Mayweather added fuel to those fires just minutes after his victory over Maidana. "I got to go back and talk to my team, I'm read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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BJ "The Prodigy" Penn will not be calling up Mike Dolce for nutrition advice anytime soon. And even if he did, according to Penn, Dolce probably wouldn't answer his call. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, The Prodigy opened up, detailing his issues with the creator of The Dolce Diet. "I figured that paying this guy $1,000 a day, I could just focus on the fight, and Dolce would focus on the food and weight cut," Penn said. "But I guess that was my job to focus on the food, and my weight, and read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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This week has not been kind to former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem. Not only did he lose his UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event bout against Ben Rothwell, but it seems like everyone is jumping at the chance to kick the man while he's down. The latest to join in the discussion is Overeem's UFC 156 opponent, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. The Brazilian spoke to Combate (translated by The Underground and MMA Mania) about Overeem and had some less than flattering words. I was flying to Bra read news >>

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