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After getting his clock cleaned by "Big Ben" a few days back, "The Reem" is "in a good place," eying a return to the Octagon as soon as possible. Despite getting knocked out by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut (video replay), Alistair Overeem is in very good spirits these days. It's not that he doesn't care about the loss to "Big Ben" -- his third in last four outings -- he's just in a very good place at the moment. And it read news >>

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California's Team Alpha Male has long been considered one of MMA's top training destinations - especially for the sport's lighter-weight fighters. But 2012 hasn't exactly been kind to the squad with Joseph Benavidez, Chad Mendes and team leader Urijah Faber all coming up short in title fights. On Friday, Team Alpha Male's Danny Castillo faces Michael Johnson, and he insists he's not weighed down by any of those results. After all, his team's mantra is all about positivity. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Mark Munoz, one of the friendliest and most upbeat guys you'll meet in the MMA industry, admittedly was in a bad place following a recent loss to Chris Weidman. His title hopes were dashed with the defeat, which came after a foot injury he opted to fight through. But rumors of a potential long injury layoff - and even a rumored retirement - following the crushing defeat are unfounded, he said. read news >>

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The start to British bantamweight Brad Pickett's UFC career hasn't exactly gone as expected. A back injury forced him to withdraw from a planned matchup with former WEC champ Miguel Torres, and when he did debut against Renan Barao at this past November's UFC 138 event, Pickett was submitted in the opening round. But Pickett is anything but discouraged by his recent luck. In fact, as he prepares to take on the always tough Damacio Page, Pickett said he's encouraged that the organizatio read news >>

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ecstatic. That's how bantamweight Alexis Davis said she felt when her manager called her to tell her the hush-hush news that she was under serious consideration to fight featherweight Gina Carano. Carano, after all, was still the biggest star in the sport despite a lengthy absence from it, and she was about to get even bigger with the Steven Soderbergh-helmed "Haywire." read news >>

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CHICAGO - Jon Olav Einemo knows he won't be the crowd favorite when he meets fellow heavyweight and Chicago cop Mike Russow tonight at the city's United Center for a UFC on FOX 2 bout. So earlier this week at a pre-event press-conference, Einemo wore a "Chicago Run Runners" T-shirt. As he joked, his badge-carrying opponent surely will have law-abiding citizens on his side, so Einemo might as well go for the other, less-scrupulous members of society. read news >>