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Staying true to his word, light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury retired following a one-sided loss to Patrick Cummins at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose. Kingsbury, who was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8, had said that he didn't want to hang around as an average fighter. After being dominated by the wrestler Cummins on the scorecards (30-27, 30-25, 30-24), Kingsbury retired in a statement with the UFC backstage. "I'm not sure if it was the time off or the fact his wrestling is so good, that I was read news >>

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The word “Comeback” is often a dirty one in the world of combat sports. Simply breaking down the word lets you know that if you’re coming back, you must have left, and if you left... read news >>

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No word yet on whether or not it's featured on the main card or prelims. The ladies are headed back to Brazil as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send Valerie Letourneau into bantamweight battle against Jessica Andrade at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. UFC announced the pairing on Monday. Letourneau (6-3) was victorious in her Octagon debut, capturing a tough split-dec read news >>

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The UFC got some bad news Wednesday when word came that Jose Aldo, the UFC featherweight champ and one of the two or three finest fighters in the world at any class, is once again relegated to the shelf after sustaining another injury. Aldo was set to defend his belt Aug. 2 at UFC 176 in a rematch with Chad Mendes. There was no immediate word on a new main event for the card, or the nature of the injury that sidelined Aldo. The news was first reported by broadcaster Ariel Helwani on the UFC Toni read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson looked like the epitome of the word dominant when he defeated Ali Bagautinov at UFC 174. Commentators Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg spoke in awe of the champion's speed, technique and skill as he controlled nearly every aspect of the fight. The UFC has Johnson sitting as the fourth-best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, but the question has come up whether or not he has what it takes to be considered the best in MMA. “Mighty Mouse” has continued to look light-years ahead of read news >>

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – There’s no word yet on whether Jason High will be punished for shoving a referee, but UFC officials aren’t happy.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Some things don’t need translation. Apparently the word ‘suplex’ is one of them, because as soon as Rustam Khabilov heard it, he began to chuckle. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Back in April, Dana White appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter (h/t 5thRound) to announce Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier. The fight, originally slated for UFC 175, was going to be moved to UFC 173...oh, and it was now a top-contender bout. No, really! Literally minutes after Cormier tossed Henderson around in a way that was genuinely uncomfortable to watch, though? "Cormier should probably take another fight." White first said it to Fox Sports 1 during their post-fight coverage, then reiterated the read news >>

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The long-awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has a date and location... sort of. Gustafsson has agreed, but there's been no word yet from Jones on the proposed fight. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When word circulated that 43-year-old fighter Dan Henderson would return to the cage to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 173, just two months after a come-from-behind victory over Mauricio Rua, the initial response was one of concern and dismay.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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When Michael Chandler first got word that Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had pulled out of their planned pay-per-view headliner, the ex-titleholder admits the emotions got the better of him.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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