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It hasn't been the easiest year to be an MMA fan. Between the UFC's precipitous financial decline, decimated fight cards and what seemed to be a bizarre crime ring made up exclusively of fringe fighters, 2014 was far from a banner year. But you know us—here at B/R MMA we look for the slightest glimmers of hope and hang on with both hands. Could this year have been better? Sure. Did we sometimes want to hang our heads in shame, mostly anytime we saw the two words "War" and "Machine" in close prox read news >>

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Japanese star Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon to face Roman Salazar in a UFC 184 bantamweight bout on Feb. 28. read news >>

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Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, the one time biggest star of the Japanese MMA scene, will return to action against Roman Salazar on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles. Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, who at one time was the biggest star on the Japanese MMA scene, has signed for a comeback fight after what will end up as three years out of action.The 37-year-old Yamamoto (18-6, 1 no contest) will face Roman Salazar (9-3) in a match announced by UFC's Japan office on Wednesday, Japanese time, at UFC 184. The show takes pla read news >>

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"The Lone Star" state will tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) host a terrific night of fights from Frank Erwin Center when UFC Fight Night 57 hits Fight Pass / FOX Sports 1 with several interesting bouts. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's performance-based bonuses. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be deliver quite a show tonight (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) from Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas tonight, read news >>

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Roufusport star pupil and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has managed to avoid being roped into much of the controversy surrounding his camp this week. After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published its investigation into the death of 24-year-old amateur Roufusport kickboxer Denis Munson Jr., the camp's patriarch, Duke Roufus, has come under fire by several high-profile former students over his coaching methods. Just weeks out from making his Dec. 2 title defense to Gilbert Melendez at U read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter winner says, "I already did everything (Cerrone's) trying to do." Long-time UFC fighter Nate Diaz has a message for Donald Cerrone in this new interview exclusive for Bloody Elbow, and that message is everything that Cerrone is trying to do Diaz has already done, and done without shining a spotlight on himself in the process: "I just want to say, all these guys like Donald Cerrone that say 'I want to fight, I want to fight' and all this, and everyone's praising him for all t read news >>

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There was plenty of entertainment to be had during Saturday night's MMA tripleheader, where UFC 180, Bellator 131 and WSOF 15 all fought for fight fans' attention. The UFC put together a decent event but gave little reinforcements to surround a solid heavyweight tilt between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Bellator, meanwhile, mobilized as many of its big-name fighters as possible. One of those big names was the heavy-handed Melvin Manhoef. One of the hardest hitters in modern MMA, he has develop read news >>

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Rising welterweight star Kelvin Gastelum kept his undefeated record intact by submitting No. 7-ranked Jake Ellenberger in the UFC 180 co-main event in Mexico City. read news >>

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Melvin Manhoef got upset by Joe Schilling after Schilling knocked the K-1 star out cold. Melvin Manhoef wasn't able to finish Joe Schilling in the first round as most had predicted would be the result of their Bellator 131 bout. He came close, stinging Schilling with a few big punches before following him to the mat and going bombs away with some huge punches. Schilling hung tough, managed to not go out and survive until the second round. Manhoef came out and threw a big left hand after Schillin read news >>

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WWE star CM Punk joins the Gracies to breakdown Luke Rockhold's one handed guillotine submission win over Micheal Bisping at UFC: Sydney this past weekend. Luke Rockhold pulled off a nifty one-armed guillotine choke against Michael Bisping at UFC: Sydney this past weekend, a finish which netted him an extra $50,000 for his efforts during the main event. As always, the Gracies are back with another one of their breakdowns. On this edition, WWE star CM Punk joins Rener and Ryron, and they detail t read news >>

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As far as UFC president Dana White is concerned, Ronda Rousey as a co-headliner is simply a technicality. Rousey's UFC women's bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano will go on second-to-last at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb 28. The UFC middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will headline the event. But White told UFC.com on Thursday that the reason for this is purely functional: When there is more than one title fight on a card, the lower weight class go read news >>

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