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Another week, another heavyweight upset, and another unlikely entrant into the UFC's top 10 rankings. As everyone expected, the MMA landscape in 2014 features Andrei Arlovski, Mark Hunt, and Ben Rothwell in the top 10 of the UFC's heavyweight division. Arlovski's shock KO over Antonio Silva proved to be good enough to skyrocket the former champion from #14 to #7. And to think, he and top 10 LHW Anthony Johnson were in a World Series of Fighting main event early last year. Any changes to the rank read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Andrei Arlovski was so happy after knocking Antonio Silva out in UFC Fight Night 51’s headliner that he carried MMA coach Greg Jackson around the octagon. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Forced out of her Dec. 7 strawweight title defense at Invicta FC 7, Carla Esparza's weekend didn't improve as she watched Tecia Torres derail her BFF from cageside. After Torres explained how she 'dominated' Felice Herrig, Esparza grabbed the mic, complimented the upstart but very matter-of-factly told her she 'wanted to have a conversation in the cage.' Esparza started the evening frustrated with top contender Claudia Gadelha falling ill and pulling out of their fight, but Torres was her focus read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter returned for its 20th season on Wednesday evening, and it may be the most anticipated season since the show first aired. After 19 seasons, a new division will be implemented through the show, and a champion will be crowned at its finale. The UFC brought in eight of Invicta FC’s strawweight division fighters for the show—including champion Carla Esparza—and did open workouts to select the other eight cast members. The season began with a bang, as a new format was announced fo read news >>

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LEDYARD, Conn. – Sometimes, the MMA math just doesn’t seem to add up. John Moraga may know that as well as anyone. But on Friday night, he threw an equation Justin Scoggins’ way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Talk about a Pyrrhic victory. Ben Rothwell scored an upset win over Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night on Friday, but he hurt his arm in the process. The 32-year-old revealed the extent to which he initially believed his arm was damaged on Fox Sports Live after the win, via MMAFighting.com: Steve Marrocco of MMA Junkie provides an update on the severity of the injury: Before dropping the ex-Strikeforce champ in the UFC Fight Night 50 co-headliner, Rothwell suffered severe swelling and nerve dam read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Ben Rothwell nabbed by far the biggest victory of his UFC career when scored a first-round knockout of Alistair Overeem in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Dana White is upset with journalists (he used air quotes and everything) for supposedly telling people not to order UFC 177. Dana White, speaking with Ariel Helwani during the between fights lull in the UFC 177 prelims took the opportunity to lash out at media members who he feels haven't done their duties properly. Discussing the "wild month" that included a production truck catching fire earlier today, White said, "it's one of these things..the GQ article that just came out about me, that I do read news >>

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In a matchup of flyweight prospects, underdog Brian Hall got the better of a previously undefeated Pedro Souza, scoring a victory by unanimous decision.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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A look back at T.J. Dillashaw's upset of Renan Barao at UFC 173, a performance that echoes one of the biggest upsets in fight sport history. Earlier this year, a stunning thing happened in the UFC cage and MMA fans haven't really spoken of it with the reverence it deserves. Outside of the UFC promotional machine, T.J. Dillashaw was seen as little more than a warm body for the supremely talented Renan Barao to toy with and dismantle in front of a disappointingly small pay-per-view audience when t read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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In arguably the biggest and most shocking title upset in UFC history, current bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw dominated former kingpin Renan Barao at UFC 173. With tactical precision, overwhelming pressure and the sort of five-round conditioning we're not used to seeing, especially in the midst of landing 140 significant strikes, "The Viper" made Barao look like a technician without his tools. Dillashaw's commanding performance not only shed light on how dynamic and prolific he can be, but it read news >>

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