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If there is a lesson of the week, it's that quick main events are usually great for the fans, even better for the guy on the winning side of the fight, but for television broadcasters, they are far from the best thing.This past weekend saw Bellator's Friday night main event, where Brandon Halsey won the middleweight title from Alexander Shlemenko, only last 35 seconds. The next night on FS 1, for the prelims of UFC 178, what many considered the strongest TV main event on a prelim show to date, D read news >>

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Through all the gossip and storylines, the thing that made UFC 178 so compelling was that it was going to tell the truth about people. It was where a lot of fun speculation was going to crystallize into something like fact.Dustin Poirier was either going to prove Conor McGregor a fraud, or act as exhibitive proof that he’s the real deal. Cat Zingano was either going to show up like a husk of her No. 1 contender self after the injuries and emotional tolls, or she was going to reinforce herself as read news >>

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Ever wonder how one UFC champion would fare against another? Ever ponder the idea of a battle of the sexes? Of course you have, and that's perfectly natural. Unfortunately, the universal laws of mixed martial arts prevent any of these dreams matchups from actually taking place. Luckily, our imagination on this platform is not controlled by a sanctioning body. Strength aside, here are five fights we would love to see if weight classes were no more.Begin Slideshow read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Brendan Schaub doesn't want to go into detail, but he's happy as a clam about Travis Browne defecting from Jackson's MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to go and train with Ronda Rousey's coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, in Glendale, California. Something he called a "mistake." "Obviously, I know Ronda very well and I know that camp pretty well," Schaub told Joe Rogan. "I'm not going to go into detail, but I think it's a great thing for me that he's trainin read news >>

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"The good thing is that I know the truth, and so will anybody who gets that belt. They haven't fought the real champ, period. Basically, anyone who gets that belt is the number one contender, so that's fine with me. I'll be ready to fight in the future and they will challenge me to fight for the real belt." -- Dominick Cruz Time flies when you're having fun. For most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, the current combat sports landscape feels normal. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) uncorks a ma read news >>

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The tide of public opinion is now more like a flash flood. If you get caught in it, grab onto something, anything at all, and hang on for dear life. It is powerful, but will abate shortly. That might explain the sounds of supplication wafting off of Park Avenue Friday morning. You can almost hear Roger Goodell pleading: Just get me to the weekend. Get me to the time when everyone turns their attention back to jet sweeps and Richard Sherman. The NFL is by no means out of the woods on its self-per read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever—but it's nothing personal, because he doesn't think anyone else does either. Speaking with FOX Sports, "Big Country" explained why the term "greatest of all time" shouldn't apply to heavyweight mixed martial artists: I don't think there's actually a greatest heavyweight. I think with every heavyweight there's a style that makes read news >>

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Good thing Brendan Schaub has no trouble finding opponents. Despite being called out by "Big Brown," former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no closer to making his Octagon return, following a dreadful performance against Alistair Overeem earlier this year in Newark, New Jersey. In fact, there's a chance he may not return at all. "I really don't know," Mir (16-9) told MMA Fight Corner. "I'm kind of just taking time off and weighing that out. That's a decisio read news >>

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The Bloody Elbow Technique group shares their views of the use of belts in martial arts. Bloody Elbow has a collection of contributors and writers who train in a variety of martial arts that form the Technique Group. The question of martial arts belts was posed to this group: What are your views on belt ranks? Are they helpful to the learning environment of a martial arts school? Do you prefer an environment with or without them? Included in this discussion: BE writer and occasional Muay Thai st read news >>

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It’s quite a thing to be a kid and see a hero born right in front of you. Just ask Leonardo Santos. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter season 20’s Heather Jo Clark isn’t a name dropper, and that’s probably a good thing, because if she ran down the litany of standout fighters and coaches she’s worked with over... read news >>

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