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In a surprising war of words on twitter, fellow countrymen Conor McGregor and WWE’s Sheamus disputed who would win a hypothetical match-up. While Conor McGregor has put the entire UFC featherweight division on notice with his constant banter, it appears he is expanding his potential targets to heavyweights...in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). On Thursday evening, Sports Illustrated's daily talk show 'SINow' tweeted fans a question asking them who would win in a fight between McGregor and Sh read news >>

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Though surprised by call out, Anthony Perosh is interested I a potential match-up against Ovince St. Preux. Following his staggering 34-second upset victory over former UFC champ ‘Shogun' Rua, Ovince St. Preux surprised fans and pundits when he - in uninspired fashion - called out fellow light-heavyweights Fabio Maldonado and Anthony Perosh, instead of focusing on a fighter inside the division's Top 10. "It is something I have to discuss with my coaches," OSP told Jon Anik immediately following read news >>

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Following his surprising third round submission loss to ‘Jacare’ Souza in the main event of Friday night’s event in Foxwood, Connecticut, Mousasi admits he lacked focus ahead of the fight. The UFC's return to Connecticut was a successful endeavor for all those involved except Gegard Mousasi. The Dutch middleweight was unable to make it 2-0 against Ronaldo Souza, and lost the lopsided main event via third round submission. ‘Jacare' was in command of the bout from the get-go and maintained control read news >>

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LEDYARD, Conn. – While he entered the night as a surprising underdog, John Moraga proved his No. 8 slot in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings is justified, choking out honorable mention Justin Scoggins.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In a perhaps surprising change in stance, UFC officials are giving Thiago Silva another chance.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Well what do you know? It turns out UFC 177 might have actually been worth the cost of the pay-per-view. But does that mean every so-called “crappy” card will ultimately deliver on entertainment?Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

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Following a variety of surprising twists and turns, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle explore the surprising storylines heading into the UFC 177 PPV event, including Joe Soto's astonishing leap from prelim fighter to title challenger. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Stephan Bonnar's fighting career isn't over just yet.In a somewhat surprising move, Bonnar, a UFC Hall of Famer, has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, according to promotion officials. Bonnar's Bellator debut has not been finalized just yet, however, a grudge match against Tito Ortiz has been discussed. Brian McMahon tweeted last week that Bonnar vs. Ortiz was set. "I want everyone to know I'm coming out of retirement because it's time to free the MMA world of the virus that's known a read news >>

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After Monday's surprising rumors of Bellator scooping up women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano, Bellator President Scott Coker spoke with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani regarding the negotiations and the promotion potentially reintroducing women's MMA to its shows. According to Coker, Bellator is, indeed, negotiating with Gina Carano at this time and is mulling over a return to promoting women's MMA. Carano is the latest in a long list of identifiable names that have been tied to Bellator, a lot whic read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In a surprising move, Titan FC has released Ben Saunders from his headlining slot in their upcoming show, so that he can return to the UFC. Big news for one of Bloody Elbow's favorite fighters. Ben Saunders is returning to the UFC. After four years and eleven fights outside the promotion, "Killa-B" has been called back up to the big show. MMA Fighting broke the news on Saunders' re-signing on Thursday, revealing that Saunders had exercised the UFC "out-clause" in his Titan FC contract, and done read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMA is a pretty surprising business. Go ahead, try and argue it isn't. How many times have you seen a guy, on the fringes of his own consciousness and easy pickings for an opponent, come back and knock that opponent out with a hail Mary shot out of nowhere? How many times have you gone to bed with things being pretty normal only to wake up eight hours later and see that the whole sport has been turned on its ear? How many times have you said "there's no way the UFC is getting me to pay $60 for t read news >>

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