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Atop the middleweight mountain stands Chris Weidman. He's young, big, strong and capable of competing with and defeating everybody who stands in front of him. Champion-like qualities aside, his controversial victories over Anderson Silva left much to be desired. Understandably so, a fluke knockout and a broken shin created questions that we needed to be answered. Then he stepped into the cage with Lyoto Machida and silenced most of his critics. He's the real deal. After Weidman lies a crop of fi read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone kept his strong ride going at UFC 178 at the expense of debuting former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. While the fight was viewed by many as a coming-out party for Alvarez, Cerrone took the opportunity to show off his evolving striking game, as he landed his long jabs and leg kicks and showed off his ever-improving knees and steely chin. Now, after telling John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com that he doesn't plan to wait for a title shot, Cerrone will look to get back into the read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone might not have started as strong as he would have liked against Eddie Alvarez, but what matters most is that he finished that wayFiled under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey brushes aside talk of Cris Cyborg, who has "basic" skills and is technically "horrendous" -- even on drugs. In fact, "Rowdy" is strong too, even if she doesn't look it. read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey has strong words for Cris Cyborg. The UFC bantamweight champion spoke to the Brazilian media on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and attacked the Invicta FC’s featherweight champion. According to Rousey, Cyborg, who is expected to make her 135-pound debut later this year, asked to be released from her UFC contract to avoid random drug testing. "I would fight her, but 24 hours after the announcement of out-of-competition drug testing, she asked to be released from read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fighting under the UFC banner is a goal the majority of fighters strive to achieve. The organization is undoubtedly the largest in mixed martial arts, and the roster is home to nearly all of the top-ranked talent in every weight class. Fighting under the bright lights of the Octagon is a dream to most, and the competitive nature of the MMA landscape makes it a difficult one to obtain. As the UFC's "back of the house" guru and every fighter's favorite enthusiast, Burt Watson said on a recent inst read news >>

  • a month ago
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LOS ANGELES - Carla Esparza carried herself into The Ultimate Fighter 20 with the confidence of a champion. Until she actually set foot in the infamous TUF house, that is. The Redondo Beach, Calif. native entered the race to become the first UFC women's strawweight champion with a head start as the inaugural Invicta 115-pound champion. But as soon as Esparza arrived in Las Vegas, she realized that gold belt may as well have a bulls-eye on it. "When I got there, I was like, oh crap," the fighter read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a time where one can easily argue the biggest star in MMA is Ronda Rousey, the ladies’ divisions are increasingly in high demand. But did Invicta FC hurt its long-term chances by waiting nine months between shows? Shannon Knapp certainly doesn’t think so.Filed (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC's venture into Mexico is off to a good start based on the numbers coming in from TUF Latin America and UFC 180. While The Ultimate Fighter brand is more or less a dying brand in the United States, the long-running UFC reality competition has hit it off big in Mexico. The recent debut of TUF Latin America averaged 7.2 million viewers on Televisa (Channel 5), making it the highest-rated program in that Wednesday, 10 PM ET timeslot. It's encouraging news for the UFC, who are looking to make read news >>

  • a month ago
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Champ TJ Dillashaw endures a strong earthquake, centered just an hour away from his home, while Barao goes low-tech to fine tune his skills. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47. The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner dominated the surging former Strikeforce vet throughout the 25-minute affair to pick up his third consecutive victory in as many showings inside the Octagon. While the heavy-handed former Arizona State University wrestling standout is known for having devastating power in his right hand, the 31-y read news >>

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