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LOS ANGELES – So former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar – the man whom fight fans can’t just seem to let go – was cageside at UFC 184? Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – Ronda Rousey extended her reign as UFC women’s bantamweight champion in characteristically dominant fashion, submitting Cat Zingano in 14 seconds to defend her title a fifth time. Rousey (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC), 28, finished her opponent even faster (...) read news >>

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Rose Namajunas looks to earn her first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) win by taking on Nina Ansaroff at the upcoming UFC 187 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on May 23, 2015, from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC announced the bout on Thursday. Namajunas (2-2) was dubbed "the next Ronda Rousey" after tearing through the competition on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20. Unfortunately, she was outclassed by the more experienced Carla Esparza, who took home the third-roun read news >>

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Hello? (tap tap tap) Is this thing on? Former Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion Sarah Kaufman is calling ... but no one is answering. That includes former division No. 1 contender Miesha Tate, who wants to avenge her loss to Cat Zingano, or perhaps steal the spotlight from top Brazilian contender Bethe Correia. Does that make her a coward? Kaufman breaks it down for FOX Sports: "I get that Ronda (Rousey) is the goal and Ronda is my goal, but we can't get there without fights. For these g read news >>

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We knew it was happening, now we know when. Kinda-sorta. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against surging division No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson this spring, after "Rumble" punched his ticket -- by punching Alexander Gustafsson -- just last week in Stockholm, Sweden. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White told Jim Rome (via FOX Sports). "I don't have the exact date, but May." Jones jumped out to an early betting favorite. Whi read news >>

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With his win over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, No. 5 featherweight contender Conor McGregor earned a shot at 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. In the stacked featherweight class, multiple other competitors were deserving of a title shot, but McGregor rose above the rest by igniting MMA fans with his confidence inside and outside the Octagon. With a 5-0 start to his UFC career, the Irishman has set up what will be one of the most highly anticipated 145-pound bouts in MMA history. During the UF read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced a compelling lightweight showdown for its upcoming UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on March 14, 2015, inside American Airlines Center in Dallas Texas. Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush. Cruickshank (16-5, 1 NC) returns to the cage after his most recent fight against KJ Noons, which ended by way of rampant eye pokes, was declared a no contest. "The Detroit Superstar" is hoping to replicate his 2014 succ read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - A deciding trilogy fight is on tap between UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former champion Johny Hendricks. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news Thursday with reporters at the MGM Grand. "We just feel like the trilogy makes sense," White said. "Do the third fight between these two." Montreal's Rory MacDonald had been initially promised the next shot at the welterweight title, but between the razor-thin margin in the two Lawler-Hendricks fights and the fact Lawler a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With another action-packed year of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best submissions from January to December. Here are the seven nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Submission of the Year” award for 2014. (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The California State Athletic Commission will not be punishing Rousimar Palhares, even though he held onto his winning kneebar submission against Jon Fitch a shade too long. Andy Foster, the CSAC executive director, told MMA Fighting that he was angry Saturday night at World Series of Fighting 16 in Sacramento after the incident in the main event. But after consulting with referee Ed Collantes and watching video of the finish over and over again Monday, Foster determined he would not take any ac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Surprise, surprise, Rousimar Palhares did a leglock again and here's the video. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – In a backstage interview with FOX Sports, UFC welterweight Joe Riggs said he feared a severe injury after attempting to slam Ben Saunders to the mat in their preliminary bout at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Charles Oliveira did just about everything to Jeremy Stephens’ arm but tie it into a bow, and still he couldn’t get the tap.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Next month’s WSOF 16 has a new addition to the main card. Bantamweight prospect Sheymon Moraes will meet Gabriel Solorio on the main card in California. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

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