Sticking out like a sore thumb is a good thing when it comes to competitive mixed martial arts. Whether triggered by highlight-reel finishes or memorable mic work, fighters aim to impress these days. It's something that not only attracts more fans but serves as a catalyst for earning a title shot. However, somewhere along the lines, between injuries, old age and a plentiful field of opponents, fighters lose their impressive ways. Luckily for them, MMA is an open playbook. Anyone can regain their read news >>
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The confidant to many a UFC athlete, famed nutritionist Mike Dolce chalks much of the work he does with fighters as simply 'reacting to the body.' With the UFC's ban of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in February, a few of Dolce's clients were the most directly affected by the policy. No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort withdrew from a title bout with middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173 in May, citing the time constraints of allowing himself to adjust to the rule. Set to compete with read news >>
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UFC President Dana White is sticking to his guns in his belief that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should rematch Alexander Gustafsson in his next Octagon encounter. Speaking to Rick Wright of The Albuquerque Journal, the UFC's head honcho said that even top contender Daniel Cormier agrees that a second fight with The Mauler should be next on tap for Jones: Gustafsson’s next in line. Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for me and I get the shot, but even I believ read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Gegard Mousasi thought he had seen it all, and it would hard to disagree with that idea as he approached his February bout with former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. read news >>
- 11 months ago
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In a day and age where MMA fighters will do almost anything to gain an edge over an opponent, UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone is sticking to what he knows best.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Donald Cerrone, UFC on FOX 10, UFC on FOX 11 read news >>
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After seeing his four-fight winning streak slip away a week ago, John Lineker is pledging to figure out what went wrong, both before his fight and during it.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: John Lineker, UFC 169 read news >>
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Although Tito Ortiz forced Bellator MMA to abandon plans for its first pay-per-view event, the promotion's chairman and CEO said he'll give the fighter another chance. read news >>
Sticking with the theme of the night, Thiago Silva put former Strikeforce champion Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante away early at UFC on Fuel TV 10, but not without having to battle some adversity. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Scott Jorgensen was concerned that forming a game plan and sticking to it might not make for an exciting fight, but his bout Dec. 8 against John Albert ended up being the UFC on Fox 5 “Fight of the Night.” read news >>
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Daniel Cormier talks about fighting at heavyweight in the UFC, wanting Frank Mir for his first fight, and if he would face teammate Cain Velasquez with a title on the line. read news >>
UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn is sticking to his Jan. 1, 2013, plan for retirement, but he plans on staying busy. Currently, he's working with Global Proving Grounds. read news >>
NOTTINGHAM, England - Beating new UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been no easy task.
With a win over Johnson already on his resume, one might wonder if Brad Pickett would consider dropping from bantamweight to make a run at the title Johnson won this past week at UFC 152 in Toronto.
But Pickett has no plans to make that drop, even though he knows he could do it.
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Ratings for "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" have fallen to the lowest levels in the series'
history, but FX vice president Chuck Saftler insists there's no reason
Sure, there are adjustments that need to be made to the long-running
reality competition series, but both FX and the UFC are committed to the
series and believe in its future viability.
And while many MMA pundits have pointed to the show's Friday-night
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ATLANTA - Sticking with the early theme of the night, a clash between past winners of "The Ultimate Fighter" proved a close one and not exactly full of action.
But "TUF 6" champion Mac Danzig ultimately reigned supreme over "TUF 8" winner Efrain Escudero and earned a unanimous-decision victory.
The fight was part of tonight's UFC 145 event at Atlanta's Phillips Arena. The preliminary-card bout aired on FX following earlier Facebook prelims and prior to the pay-per-view main card.
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