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In our yearly round-up of Muay Thai, Bloody Elbow picked young Englishman Daniel McGowan as one to watch out for in 2015. Things didn't go according to plan today. Muay Thai purists tend to scoff at the thought of a foreigner being successful in the unforgiving Bangkok stadiums, but 18-year old Daniel McGowan looked to be on track to break the mold. The first ever fighter sponsored by one of the major Muay Thai gyms, the Petchyindee prospect was unbeaten in Bangkok stadium fights, including his read news >>

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Top 10-ranked Light Heavyweight stars, Phil Davis (No. 5) and Ryan Bader (No. 7) looked to gain separation in the standings tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) at UFC on FOX 14, which took place inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. With both fighters boasting strong wrestling backgrounds, it was either going to be a ground battle or an awkward stand up affair because their shared strength was canceled out. And it turned out to be the latter, with Davis failing to secure takedowns and struggling to read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – Konstantin Erokhin began his fight against Viktor Pesta like a man hell-bent on a first-round knockout. When he didn’t get it, he didn’t have much of a backup plan. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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While American Top Team members have been reaping the fruits of their labor all across UFC, Cole Miller has remained inactive ... and he's not exactly thrilled about it. Veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Cole Miller has been absent from the Octagon for more than on year. It hasn’t been the easiest period in his life. While Christmas brought one of the best gifts any young man could ask for in fatherhood, Miller dealt with the difficult decision of opting for rehab, over read news >>

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A pivotal bantamweight matchup between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 21 trip to Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

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With his rise toward the top of the 145-pound division, Conor McGregor has put Irish MMA on the map. McGregor's biggest impact on Irish MMA may not be felt for years, when younger Irish athletes who enter MMA competition hoping to follow in his footsteps make their way up the ladder. That said, McGregor's success has had an immediate effect on Irish MMA as well. Other Irish fighters are beginning to receive much more attention than they had previously, and the number of Irish individuals on the read news >>

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Conor McGregor continued his climb up the UFC featherweight rankings with his dismantling of Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night in Boston last Sunday. The latest UFC rankings release was all about the featherweight division. Conor McGregor's defeat of Dennis Siver on Sunday earned him a title shot and another bump up the top 5, while Siver was removed from the top 10. Dustin Poirier's decision to move back to lightweight will likely see him continue to move down the ladder until he's completely unr read news >>

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Not surprisingly, Irish phenom Conor McGregor and streaking lightweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone topped the $800,000-plus UFC Boston fighter payroll. read news >>

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STOCKHOLM -- At UFC on FOX 14 media day, the fighters in the top fights on Saturday's fight card squared off in front of the media Thursday afternoon. read news >>

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Veteran fighter Jake Shields was the top earner at this past weekend’s WSOF 17 event after earning a disclosed payday of $65,000, of which $35,000 was a win bonus.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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If two top UFC lightweight contenders get their way, they could be fighting for a title shot at UFC 187 in May.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Dan Henderson may be considered one of the top 10 mixed martial artists to ever compete, but that doesn't mean there won't be a point where he will have to walk away from the sport. At 44 years of age, that moment is coming sooner rather than later. A one-sided loss to Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fox 14 would be enough to call an end to one of the most productive MMA careers in history. Success has followed Henderson nearly everywhere he has competed. He's a former Strikeforce, Pride and UFC tourna read news >>

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In case you hadn't heard, top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who fights Jose Aldo later this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, can shut down an entire country. Turns out he can shut down FOX Sports 1, too. Not just because the cable television network cut out after the "Notorious" striker went full Nate Diaz and threw up the middle finger, but also because the Irish Muhammad Ali is expected to deliver the highest-rated and most-watched UFC event in channel read news >>

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There are plenty of familiar faces at the top of the new SB Nation pound-for-pound rankings poll. Jon Jones? Yeah, the UFC light heavyweight champion has been a lock at No. 1 ever since Anderson Silva fell from his throne. While there are all sorts of questions about the champ's mental space outside the cage these days, few people worth taking seriously dispute his spot inside. After defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jones is once again a unanimous pick atop the SB Nation pound-for-pound poll read news >>

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