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  • 12 hours ago
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The 20th season of the UFC's hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, rumbled on Wednesday evening, pitting Team Anthony Pettis' No. 1 seed, Carla Esparza (9-2), against Team Gilbert Melendez's No. 16 seed, Angela Hill (1-0). To this point in the competition, Team Pettis amassed a spotless 3-0 record, as Joanne "JoJo" Calderwood, Jessica Penne and Randa Markos picked up wins earlier in the season. While the momentum sat comfortably in Team Pettis' corner, its top seed strolled into her fight wi read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Count UFC commentator Joe Rogan among those upset over Wanderlei Silva's lifetime ban handed down by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday. In addition to the ban, Silva was fined $70,000 (35 percent of his purse) for evading a random drug test in Las Vegas prior to a scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. "I just think the penalty is way over the top," Rogan explained Wednesday. "It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for usi read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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With his upset knockout win over Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski has cracked the Top 15 of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA Power Rankings at heavyweight. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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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 >>

  • 20 days ago
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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 >>

  • 21 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 >>

  • 25 days ago
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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 >>

  • 26 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 >>

  • 26 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 >>

  • a month 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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