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In every sport, there exists a perpetual debate as to who the greatest of all time is. And with each passing generation, the line blurs between the ghosts of past, present and future. Mixed martial arts, under the banner of the UFC, turned 20 in 2013. In comparison to its more seasoned siblings, MMA is going through puberty. But that doesn't mean the cage hasn't showcased its share of brilliance. What was once mostly spectacle, like matching a 600-pound sumo wrestler against a 170-pound whirling read news >>

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As the sport has continued to mature, the issue of fighter safety has become an intrinsic element of the MMA discourse. Over in Ireland, some MMA notables are making it a priority.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Felice Herrig has been a pro MMA fighter since Paige VanZant was 14 years old. Herrig has 15 career fights and also had a decorated kickboxing career. Does she represent too much, too soon for VanZant? The 20-year-old doesn't believe so. In fact, VanZant always had a feeling she and Herrig would compete against each other sooner or later. "I always had on the back of my mind that me and Felice would fight, because we're the hot girls in the sport," VanZant said with a laugh on Monday's The MMA H read news >>

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Donald Cerrone is determined to leave his mark on the sport of MMA as a fighter who was willing to fight anyone, anytime and anywhere. With “Cowboy” being one of the best lightweights in the world... read news >>

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LOS ANGELES - After going through one of the most memorable fights in UFC history with Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson has nothing but respect for the UFC light heavyweight champion as a fighter. But the Swedish light heavyweight contender doesn't hold Jones in high regard otherwise. The Stockholm native, who trains at San Diego's Alliance MMA, said Tuesday that he feels Jones' drug-test failure for cocaine metabolites reflects poorly on both the UFC and the sport of mixed martial arts as a whol read news >>

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Just about everyone in MMA has sounded off with an opinion on Phil Brooks in the past five weeks, and Anthony Pettis has joined the fray.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The news that the sport's best pound-for-pound fighter, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a test conducted a month prior to his UFC 182 victory over Daniel Cormier, and all the resultant fallout, is the biggest to hit the sport in quite some time. So I'll of course offer my thoughts on the situation in this week's edition of Fightweets. But we're on Day 5 of the Jones news. And you've read so much about the situation by this point that you're pr read news >>

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There hasn't been a shortage of responses -- and backlash -- for the way Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handled the drug testing of Jon Jones and the subsequent revealing of the results. Fans, media and fighters alike weren't too happy when all the behind-the-scenes details emerged after it was revealed that "Bones" tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his showdown against Daniel Cormier at last weekend's (Jan. 3, 2015) UFC 182 ev read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva released a video on Friday in which the exiled legend comes to the defense of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in light of Jones' failed drug test for cocaine. Silva, a former champion who was handed a lifetime ban from MMA last year, also shreds the Nevada Athletic Commission for the clumsy way it has managed the situation following Jones' successful title defense against Daniel Cormier this past Saturday at UFC 182. "Let's analyze what happened to Jon Jones," Silva says read news >>

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After six years in the sport, featherweight Ricky Musgrave feels that now he’s becoming the fighter he’s worked hard to become. He intends to show it at RFA 22. read news >>

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Jon Jones has been called the greatest fighter in the sport, but he's never been the UFC champion of the box office. But with a strong win in a match that garnered the most attention of any fight in more than a year, can he now be counted upon to bring in big numbers on a more regular basis? Jon Jones established Saturday night he was the best MMA fighter of this time, and perhaps any time. While Jones has been perfecting his technique inside the octagon, his game plan outside when it comes to h read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at Jon Jones’ self-proclaimed “classlessness” following his win over Daniel Cormier and wonder to what extent it really matters in the rough world of MMA.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After beating one of the sport's best grinders at his own game at UFC 182 on Saturday, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones can begin to shift his focus to his next obstacle: facing the winner of the Alexander Gustafsson-Anthony Johnson fight. He'll certainly have several months to lick his wounds, but Bones won't have much time to savor the satisfaction of besting arguably his greatest nemesis, former Olympic freestyle wrestler and second-ranked UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier. That's bec read news >>

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Josh Burkman returns to the Octagon at UFC 182. He says it was a no-brainer to accept a fight with skyrocketing welterweight Hector Lombard. read news >>

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