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  • 20 days ago
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The message from UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum to light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was simple.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones has set his sights on becoming the most decorated combatant to ever step foot inside the Octagon. Even better than former UFC champions Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva. Following his dominant victory over the previously undefeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights here), Jones told the MMA media at the post-fight press conference that he believes he can attain his lofty read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones had two reactions to a prominently featured promo video for Saturday’s UFC 182 event. He was mortified, then offended. Then he realized: Hey, this is good TV. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC titleholder Carla Esparza believes she should own the world’s No. 1 strawweight ranking over Jessica Aguilar, despite her head-to-head loss to the WSOF champion. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC crowned a new welterweight titleholder in Las Vegas on Saturday as Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks by controversial split decision. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Urijah Faber still aspires to become a UFC titleholder, he says. If it never happens, though, his legacy will still live on in the record books. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder, Ronda Rousey, is a big star. How big? She blows Brock Lesnar away in terms of mainstream exposure, according to UFC President Dana White. As for the rest of the women competing inside the Octagon? Nobody in UFC really cares about them, according to former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 hopeful and current Invicta FC standout Tonya Evinger, who picked her bone with MMA Fighting: "I think they don't really care about the women. Rond read news >>

  • a month ago
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Johny Hendricks says he’s conflicted. The UFC welterweight titleholder wants to plan for his future, but – as he’s learned from other titleholders – he knows looking past his next fight could cost him everything. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in mixed martial arts (MMA) -- it's a fact -- to the point where she transcends combat sports. That may explain why "Rowdy" is showing up in places like this. And this. Well, we can add another accolade to her growing list of accomplishments, as the Olympic medalist-turned-undefeated butt kicker was recently named to the "Twitter 100" by Sports Illustrated; meaning, if you have to follow 100 pe read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez went under the knife on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus, a procedure that came just a few days after his decision to withdraw from the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City. In his absence, division No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum will move on to face late replacement Mark Hunt, in a 265-pound battle for the interim title. While Velasquez is only expected to be out read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former featherweight champion Joe Warren became Bellator's first two-division titleholder by besting bantamweight champ Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 128. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Remember when former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Ben Henderson wanted to move up to 170 pounds for a "super fight" against Georges St. Pierre? Well, that isn't happening anytime soon (told you so), but just because he can't get his hands on "Rush" doesn't mean "Smooth" has completely abandoned his quest to compete as a welterweight. That's according to Henderson's coach, John Crouch, who told UFC Tonight the current weight cut is "irritating" for the ex-champ. An read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Welterweight titleholder Floyd Mayweather retained his strap -- as well as his undefeated record of 47-0 -- by shutting down Marcos Maidana and taking home a unanimous decision win inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of their "Mayhem" pay-per-view (PPV) courtesy of Showtime boxing. Last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014), undefeated welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. retained his title in his rematch with Argentina's Marcos Maidana. The fight involved excessiv read news >>

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