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LOS ANGELES – It was clear from the outset that Alexander Torres was interested in putting Masio Fullen in trouble. But that strategy wound up working better for Fullen.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Everyone is expecting an absolute slugfest in the main event at Bellator 133 in Fresno, California. Melvin Manhoef and former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will do battle. Before those two square off, there's a bevy of preliminary bouts and three intriguing main card bouts on tap. Here's a look at the results as they happen in Fresno. Just beneath the table is a breakdown of the main card scraps. Honeycutt Dominates MacFarlane Every wrestler is not created equal. Both Chris Honeycutt read news >>

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Bellator's more pedestrian Friday night show returns to Spike TV tonight, this time with a slugfest between two middleweights in the main event. The card also features the return of top talent Pat Curran against tournament champion Daniel Weichel and blue-chip prospect Chris Honeycutt. What: Bellator 133: Shlemenko vs. Manhoef Where: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California When: Friday, the preliminary card starts at 8 p.m. ET on Spike.com/MMA Fighting. The four-fight main card starts on Spike TV a read news >>

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ONE FC's debut in China ended with a firecracker of a fight, as Chinese bantamweight Ji Xian toppled Song Ya Dong from the ranks of the unbeaten to capture a wild unanimous decision win at Beijing's Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in the main event of ONE FC 24. The heavy leather was plentiful between Xian (12-2) and Dong (4-1, 1 NC), as both men stood in the pocket and traded looping exchanges throughout the three-round contest. Xian twice got the better of the 20-year-old prospect, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When a fighter discovers that special gift of toughness in both the fists and the chin, it's celebrated. It's also mined and depleted like a vein of gold in the ground. Word gets out and the appetite grows. One good slugfest begets another, each one a little more drool-inducing—for all parties involved—than the last. That's where we are with this celebrated heavyweight named Junior dos Santos. About halfway through his five-round pier-sixer with Stipe Miocic Saturday at UFC on Fox 13, dos Santos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Maybe it was the sound of Joe Rogan's frank talk with Brendan Schaub about brain trauma echoing in the background. Maybe it's because we've already seen Junior dos Santos endure brutal battles well into the championship rounds. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that even in beating Stipe Miocic in what was an undeniably compelling slugfest Saturday night, all the former UFC heavyweight champion really did was stand his ground as the No. 2 guy in the division (Yes, technically, Fabricio read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Like every heavyweight not named Cain Velasquez, Stipe Miocic came up short against Junior Dos Santos on Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 had its share of great performances but none could top the bloody display of grit and heart showcased in the main event. The bout between the two heavyweight contenders was basically decided in a boxing match for the better part of the 25-minute fight. Miocic, a former Golden Gloves champion, came into the fight as a significant underdog against an opponent who w read news >>

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Junior Dos Santos won a thriller in a bloody slugfest against Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13. But if the goal is to get back to the UFC heavyweight title, “Cigano” seems to have chosen a difficult path through the wilderness.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who had the best slugfest in the early days of the UFC? Vote in the OSMMA Review Awards and help decide! Sure, technical fights are great to watch but sometimes, you want something else. While seeing Jose Aldo or Demetrious Johnson work their magic on someone is exciting, every now and then you need a little Mark Hunt to spice things up. This category is that extra spice to the days of Old School MMA. Zane and I chose our favorite brawls from the early SEG UFC events and have set them up here fo read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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AUSTIN, Texas – Paige VanZant bounced around the octagon like a cheerleader warming up for a routine, then proceeded to maul Kailin Curran en route to a stoppage win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Newcomer Thomas Almeida extended his undefeated record with a dynamic win over the tough Tim Gorman.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Because that's where "Shogun" inflicts the most damage. Going strike-for-strike against an accomplished stand-up fighter like Mauricio Rua is probably not the best recipe for victory. That's something not lost on Ovince St. Preux, who says that when he steps into the Octagon this weekend (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014) to take on "Shogun" in the main event of UFC Fight Night 55 in Uberlandia, Brazil, he won't be seeking a slugfest. Because fighting a smart fight is the best strategy to employ against a man read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Mauricio Rua is one of the dangerous strikers in the light heavyweight division, and that’s why Ovince St. Preux wants to fight intelligently on Saturday night. Fighting in Brazil for the first time, OSP discussed his UFC Fight Night 56 main event with "Shogun", the changes he had to make in strategy and training after another change of opponents, his loss to Ryan Bader and much more. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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LAS VEGAS - After weeks of anticipation, it seemed impossible for the UFC 178 lightweight co-main event between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez to live up to expectations. And yet it did. Cerrone welcomed the former Bellator champion the only way he knows how. The duo went toe-to-toe for 15 brutal minutes before Cerrone (25-6, 1 NC) emerged victorious on Saturday night. The judges' scores were 29-28 across the board for Cerrone, who won for the fifth time since November. "I think that was the b read news >>

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