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  • 6 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 61 could be recapped with one word: upsets. According to the final odds posted by Odds Shark, nine straight winners were considered underdogs when the final odds posted. Of course that meant Frank Mir had his hand raised in the final match of the evening. Despite four straight losses, a layoff that lasted more than a year and the disadvantage of fighting a Brazilian in Brazil, the 35-year-old came through with a big knockout victory. Considering his current place in the heavyweig read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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"Vai Cavalo" wants to know if "The Spider" will honor his word and retire after being caught using PEDs. Fabricio Werdum feels that Anderson Silva's case of doping is a big negative point not only for "The Spider" but also for MMA as a sport. In an interview with Globo, the interim UFC Heavyweight champion recalled that his countryman asked the lifetime ban for fighters who were caught using PEDs and wonders if he'll honor his word. "Anderson let a lot of people down, mostly because he said that read news >>

  • a month ago
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While Akira Corassani hasn’t actually used the word “retirement,” the Swedish featherweight is giving every indication that he plans on calling it a career. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The name Matt Riddle continues to be more apt than anyone would like it to be. For instance, Riddle was released from the UFC after some "kind bud" snuck into his system (what else is there to do while playing video games?), while Jon Jones went a little Rick James there for a minute with the coke and has become a source of Tuesday pride for the UFC, the NAC and all the C’s thereafter. As of today, Jones is in rehab. Riddle is in pro wrestling. Riddle is riddling; Jones is jonesing. They each kn read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Dedication is a word tossed around pretty frequently in the fight business, with vastly different definitions of it from fighter to fighter. But if we’re going to set a benchmark, start with Randa Markos. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Josh Samman knew before he even got word from the UFC. "I think I just wrote the check," he told reporters Saturday night after his incredible head kick knockout of Eddie Gordon at UFC 181. Yeah, he was right. Samman won a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for the highlight-reel finish. Gordon was out before he reached the ground and took almost five minutes to come to in a scary scene. Samman said it was the hardest he has ever hit anyone, but he was primed for a head kick knockout from tr read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When word spread that Eddie Alvarez was out and Will Brooks was in against Michael Chandler at Bellator 120, the response from much of the MMA community was, who?Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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But don't take my word for it. Rob Dyrdek and Christopher "Big Black" Boykins are no strangers to pushing the envelope. Known for pulling off over the top stunts and pranks for their bevy of shows on MTV which include "Rob and Big," "The Fantasy Factory," and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White's favorite,"Ridiculousness," the duo will go to extremes for a good laugh. And as Halloween 2014 approaches, the Rob and "Big" have unveiled their costumes (via Twitter) for the nigh read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Word got out last week that Chan Sung Jung, a.k.a "The Korean Zombie," would be sidelined for two years from MMA to fulfill his mandatory military service required of South Korean male citizens. The 13-4 fighter last competed in Aug. 2013 when he lost via fourth-round TKO to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. MMAFighting.com recently spoke to the 27-year-old, who started his service on Monday, via e-mail about this news: Ariel Helwani: What was your reaction when you heard that you'll have to read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In a word, Bellator 127 delivered.Friday night from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, multiple talents on the main card announced their arrivals or returns via shocking, brutal and swift finishes to credible opposition.The final two encounters on the night personified the card best, with Fernando Gonzalez absolutely dismantling Karo Parisyan in a quick manner. The main event saw Daniel Straus back up his pre-fight chatter with an emphatic finish on a risk-taking Justin Wilcox.O read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Scroobius Pip is a UK rapper, spoken word poet and founder of Speech Development Records. He sat down with MMA journalist Ralph Welch to analyse the UFC Fight Night Stockholm fighters walkout music. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossing around the word “retirement,” the desire for a matchup against Manny Pacquiao within the boxing world has intensified tenfold. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter 20’s Lisa Ellis has heard the word “no” before. It’s just not something she pays much attention to when it comes to her athletic pursuits... read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After signing a broadcast deal with UFC Fight Pass last June, Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC) was probably looking forward to airing a mixed martial arts (MMA) event online without having to worry about losing the live feed, something that plagued the upstart combat sports promotion during previous events. Not even the mighty Fight Pass and all its technological marvels could prevent history from repeating itself. As a result, viewers who tuned in for the "Waterson vs. Tamada" event l read news >>

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