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UFC bantamweight Cody "No Love" Garbrandt is not happy about Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall's latest rant. Speaking with Bloody Elbow, McCall turned his attention away from his upcoming UFC 183 scrap with John Lineker and focused his laser beam of derision upon Sacramento, California's esteemed Team Alpha Male. 'Team Alpha Male are nice guys, but they come off as the douchiest camp, and I've told some of their guys this,' McCall told Bloody Elbow. 'They're the douchebag frat guys of MMA. They walk ar read news >>

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So forget what you think you know about this little incident. Anderson Silva caught some flak from the online community after this video showed the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion knocking out one of his sparring partners during training camp. To make matters worse, "Spider" proceeded to pound on the fallen welterweight, Douglas Moura, after he was already seemingly out. But, according to Jorge Guimaraes -- one of Silva's managers -- Anderson didn't intentionall read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Anderson Silva has received criticism after a video of him knocking out a training partner, and continuing to punch him during a sparring session at Team Nogueira gym went viral on Tuesday. However, Douglas Moura, who was sparring with "The Spider", says Silva doesn’t deserve criticism. Moura, a 5-1 welterweight, spoke to MMAFighting.com about the video, and clarified that he didn’t go out when Silva landed the left knee. "I wasn’t out, I was just dizzy. I wasn’t out," Moura said. "Right after t read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Take a look at this footage of Anderson Silva and tell us if you think it's legit. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Anderson Silva returns to the Octagon on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, and he’s training hard for a middleweight clash with former Strikeforce 170-pound champion Nick Diaz. Returning to the cage following a gruesome leg injury against Chris Weidman in 2013, Silva is "kicking f---ing hard", according to longtime sparring partner Rafael Cavalcante, and now there’s video to prove it. In an interview that recently aired on Globo in Brazil, Silva can be seen knocking out sparring partner Douglas Moura (5-1) read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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I guess Rafael Cavalcante wasn't joking when he said Anderson Silva was beating him up in training camp. At least he didn't get knocked out, like the poor sap in this video from "The Spider's" recent training camp. The footage, which was filmed by Globo and posted by Guilherme Cruz, shows what happens when you throw hands with the former UFC middleweight champion and one of the all-time greats. Even with protective head gear. Gulp. The Brazilian will return to the cage in the main event of the U read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva recalls his one-time sparring session with Jon Jones last month in Las Vegas. Last month, the UFC headquarters in Las Vegas played host to the first ever sparring session between light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva. UFC President Dana White posted a photo of the proceedings on his Instagram account and immediately got a significant response from the MMA fan base that was jealous of the "super fight" t read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones super fight will likely never happen inside the Octagon, but they shared a ring for the first time at UFC’s headquarters in Las Vegas in November. During a press conference in Rio de Janeiro last week, "The Spider" recalled his spar session with "Bones". "I have a good relationship with him, we’re friends for a long time, since he started his career, but we never had the chance to train together before," Silva said. "We were both in Las read news >>

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The former women's boxing champ is frustrated by the injuries that postponed her UFC debut but she's hopeful a title shot awaits her in 2015. Injuries have delayed her Octagon debut but Holly Holm is back in the saddle and confident she'll make her Octagon debut in 2015. She spoke with MMA Fighting. "I think I'm just numb to it by now. Last year I had six fights in 12 months. And this year, one. A broken arm and a herniated disk. So what can you do? I've gone 16 years without an injury so I gues read news >>

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- The first thing Holly Holm did last month after pulling out of her UFC debut? First, she cried. Then... well, she made a bed. "Like, out of wood," Holm says, laughing. "I Googled it and took my time doing it. I had to do something. "I have pictures. It's legit. It's a double, but the headboard's really high. And I made the whole frame and everything. It's on a cast with wheels. And a matching nightstand. Hardest thing I've ever done is the drawers. One of our spare rooms didn' read news >>

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Don't believe him? Just ask Jon Jones and Andrei Arlovski. Like fellow heavyweight contender Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem needs a win in a big way. But unlike his Jackson-Winkeljohn teammate, Overeem doesn't feel like his upcoming bout against Stefan Struve -- which goes down this weekend (Sat. Dec. 13, 2014) at UFC on FOX 13 -- is necessarily do-or-die. Though he knows he needs to go out there and perform his best to get the all-important victory, "The Reem" doesn't have that "back against the w read news >>

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Pat Barry met Rose Namajunas when she punched him in the head. Barry was sparring at Roufusport one day, working on his stand-up game. Out of nowhere, this tiny waif of a girl, who is now competing for a UFC championship, comes over and punches him in the side of the face. Stunned, he turned to look at her. "You're Pat Barry, right?," she said. "I am," he replied. "Well, you should have seen that coming," Namajunas said. That's Barry's side of the story, anyway. Namajunas doesn't remember the in read news >>

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Five years into his professional MMA career, Robbie Lawler decided that he’d had enough of sparring, the one activity that most fighters and trainers will tell you is an absolute essential for pre-fight preparation. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The superfight between Jon Jones and Anderson Silva finally went down last night, and it didn’t even cost a dime. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White posted a picture on his Instagram of the two MMA legends engaged in a sparring match at UFC headquarters’ gym. Of course, it wasn’t an actual fight, but it was likely as close as we’ll ever get to seeing Jones and Silva step into the ring against one another. Jones, the seven-time defending light heavyweight champ, told the media on Monday, per MM read news >>

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