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  • 17 days 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 >>

  • 22 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Word to all UFC fighters, when you change your phone number, make sure those at the Zuffa offices have your updated info. When a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter chooses a walkout song before heading to the cage, they usually select one that either hypes them up to do battle, or maybe gives them the peace and tranquility the need before engaging in fisticuffs. For Rory MacDonald, the songs he walked out to early on in his MMA career weren't of that much importance. Which is why the welterweight read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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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 >>

  • 5 months ago
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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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