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  • 16 days ago
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Mark Hunt wanted to fight in Australia late last year. He's likely to get his wish now. A fight between the popular heavyweight, who was born in New Zealand and now lives in Sydney, and fellow contender Stipe Miocic is in the works to headline UFC Fight Night 65 on May 10 in Adelaide, sources have confirmed with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. It'll be the UFC's first trip to the city and the show will air live on UFC Fight Pass. Combat Press was the first to report the news Monday. Hunt (10-9- read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC is working on a strawweight bout for its first Fight Night event in Poland. Claudia Gadelha vs. Aisling Daly has been targeted for UFC Fight Night 64 card in Krakow, Poland, on April 11, sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com. Gadelha (12-1), who declined to be part of The Ultimate Fighter 20 to avoid cutting weight repeatedly during the reality show, won her UFC debut against Tina Lahdemaki via unanimous decision, however, she suffered her first professional loss in a contr read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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A target was put on Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ back from the second the UFC announced they had signed him to fight for real in the promotion’s octagon. Ben Askren is one of the people helping Punk meet the challenge ahead.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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It's been in the works for the last couple of years, but the UFC is finally headed to the Republic of the Philippines. On Wednesday, the promotion announced it will take the Octagon to Manila. Though the UFC has had multiple shows in Asian ports such as Macau, Singapore and Japan, it will make the first time that the UFC has visited the Philippines. The Fight Night is scheduled to take place on May 16 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. "We are thrilled to be kicking off our Asia event calendar in Man read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC president Dana White on Wednesday said that they are targeting Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson for May. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Glory has a new television deal in the works which will see its Superfight Series cards -- essentially the prelims to the numbered-event main cards -- air either live or on tape delay in the United States. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will eliminate one longtime contender from the 135-pound title chase when Urijah Faber heads into hostile territory to face off against Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fight Night 62 main event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Globo (via MMA Fighting) reports that verbal agreements are in place for the bantamweight showdown. Faber (32-7) has yet to lose a non-championship fight inside the Octagon, compiling a read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – A trio of fouls cost “The Ultimate Fighter: China” winner Zhang Lipeng on the scorecards against Chris Wade in a clinch-heavy fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Are MMA Fighters Looking to the NFLPA for help with a Union? Every year the National League Football Players Association hosts the Collegiate Bowl, a post-season college football game for NFL draft eligible college players. In addition to the game there is a whole week of events preceding it, which are intended to introduce the new generation of NFL players to the players union and educate them on the business side of a professional football career. What might be of interest to MMA fans is the f read news >>

  • a month ago
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Four years ago, Joe Doerksen found his head smushed against the UFC’s octagon, scrambling desperately to escape a chokehold his opponent, C.B. Dollaway, refused to let go. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jens Pulver looks set to come out of retirement to return to the ONE FC cage for a fight with Fransino Tirta. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Metamoris works in mysterious ways. It’s a jiu-jitsu competition that features underworld greats like Rodolfo Vieira and André Galvão, but at the same time offers a platform for Brendan Schaub, who ran hot laps around Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu for 20 straight minutes one time back in 2013. In the specific martial arts just as in the mixed, a refusal to engage can technically be called tactical (and vice versa). When Schaub peeled away, the Los Angeles crowd didn’t boo in drunken Neanderthal unison; read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SYDNEY – A new deal is in the works with TV giants Sky and FOX Sports that could open the door to an Australia vs. New Zealand edition of “The Ultimate Fighter.”Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Not long after news broke that Vitor Belfort was free and clear of any conditional restraints levied by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), word comes down the mixed martial arts (MMA) pipeline that "The Phenom" is expected to tangle with reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 184, which is being targeted for the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015. As for the Brazilian's mandatory drug tests? MMA Junkie has it straight from NSAC Executive read news >>

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