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This Friday night, eight welterweights of various repute will converge on Tulsa, Okla. to collide in a throwback competition to mixed martial arts' days of yore. The one-night, single-elimination tournament, a concept once considered to be the meat and potatoes of the sport, may have fallen out of favor over the years, as techniques grow more sophisticated, athletes more deadly, and state commissions more rigid, but boy, there was a time when the bracket was the truth. Now Battlegrounds MMA is l read news >>

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Who's ready for part three? Sounds like Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who is still "choking" about his loss to Frank Mir back in late 2011. That's when "Minotauro" had his arm crushed like a bag of potato chips, despite handling the former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) coach in the stand up. Nog talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan. What would he have to gain read news >>

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Chael Sonnen: I don't have any tournament stories, but let me tell you the greatest story that I have in wrestling. It's one of just the greatest stories that I have, period, but definitely in wrestling. Matt Lindland. Matt Lindland has just a number of incredible stories. If you ever get a chance to talk with him, you'll love it. The guy is so entertaining, but socially, sometimes he misses the mark. And when he does that, it can be extremely hilarious because he's not trying to be. Anyway, so read news >>

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With a hard-fought win over Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone took a big jump into the top 5 of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA lightweight rankings.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh reflects on McGregor's UFC 178 win and ahead to another big weekend. read news >>

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When the UFC touches down in Halifax, Nova Scotia this Saturday, they are bringing with them the fight that may determine the next contender for the welterweight title. No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald takes on No. 9-ranked Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night 54, and with a win, MacDonald should secure a shot at the welterweight championship, and the winner of Hendricks vs. Lawler at UFC 181. Around this time last year, Rory MacDonald was gearing up for his UFC 167 fight, alongside read news >>

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After a remarkable comeback win this past Saturday at UFC 178, Manny Gamburyan turned his attention to one of the bantamweight division’s frequent targets: Bryan Caraway.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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If time is money, then Conor McGregor did pretty well for himself at UFC 178. The Irish featherweight sensation earned a little over $1,415 per second in purse winnings alone in just his fourth UFC fight, cashing in a $150,000 check for his sub two-minute victory over Dustin Poirier on the night's pay-per-view card, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Throughout weeks of pre-fight hype, McGregor predicted he would knock out Poirier inside the f read news >>

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UFC featherweight Nik Lentz has called out Conor McGregor, saying that he's been "ducking" him for 2 years. Shortly after Conor McGregor got huge knockout victory at UFC 178, fellow top 10 featherweight Nik Lentz called him out on social media. Here's what he had to say about the Irishman after his win over his stablemate in Dustin Poirier: .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me for 2 years. Time to step up & get an All-American ass whoppin! @ufc @danawhite @seanshelby @arielhelwani — Nik Lentz (@Ni read news >>

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Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178—in the event an appeal is filed by Kennedy's camp. Bennett told MMA Fighting that he would be surprised to see the result of the entertaining middleweight scrap overturned. "They're very seldom overruled," Bennett told Shaun Al-Shatti. "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm not going read news >>

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Keep your title shot. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has now won five straight -- with four finishes -- inside a stacked 155-pound division, the kind of blistering run that would earn most fighters a shot at the division crown. Then again, Cerrone is not most fighters. Despite his impressive win over Eddie Alvarez at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), "Cowboy" i read news >>

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