1. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Announces Retirement from MMA After Loss at UFC 210

    After a tough loss to UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 , fearsome knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson announced his shocking retirement from mixed martial arts during his post-fight interview...

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  2. UFC Announces First Member of the UFC Hall of Fame Class of 2017

    The first member of the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2017 has been announced; former WEC featherweight champion and top-10 bantamweight staple Urijah Faber . The announcement was made during UFC 210...

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  3. That Time Light Heavyweight Contender Rumble Johnson Mauled a Much Smaller Foe

    One of the greatest examples of the absurd lengths fighters will go to while cutting weight is that light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson spent a good portion of his career at welterweight...

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  4. MMA Fighter Was Nearly Pulled from UFC 210 Main Card Due to Breast Implants

    The UFC 210 main card bout between Cynthia Calvillo and Pearl Gonzalez was nearly scrapped for an unlikely reason...

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  5. MMA Fighter Nails Slick Jumping Knee-to-Guillotine Combination in Kazakhstan

    When a fighter hurts his opponent with strikes, they tend to try to finish the fight with strikes. It's logical. However it does run the risk of sapping the gas tank and, if a fighter lacks discipline, can easily see the tables turn...

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  6. Former UFC Contender Ryan Bader Set for Bellator Debut in Surprising Booking

    Bellator MMA officially announced its signing of top-10 staple Ryan Bader on Saturday night at Bellator 175 and wasted no time in revealing the details of his debut fight...

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  7. That Time WrestleMania's Goldberg Set Off One of MMA's Wildest In-Cage Brawls

    It's no secret that WrestleMania main eventer Brock Lesnar had an MMA career. Heck, he was the UFC's most popular, most influential fighter for a long time and set ...

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  8. WWE 'Would Love to Add Ronda Rousey' Says Stephanie McMahon

    Ronda Rousey 's appeal to the mainstream world was her perceived invincibility, and while back-to-back losses to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes have shattered that notion , ...

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  9. Paige VanZant to Face Two Gold Medalists, Former Steeler in Cooking Competition

    Paige VanZant's devastating loss at the hands of Rose Namajunas was followed by an extended layoff highlighted by a run on Dancing with the Stars last spring. Her defeat to Michelle Waterson in December? Same idea...

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  10. Michael Bisping Teases Fight with Georges St-Pierre May Be Called off

    The MMA world was sent into fits of rage when news broke that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is slated to cut the contender line to challenge current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping ...

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  11. Cris Cyborg Calls out Ronda Rousey...for a Match in WWE?

    With every day that passes, the long-awaited superfight between Cris Cyborg and Ronda Rousey feels less likely. A pro wrestling match, though? That's a different subject altogether...

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  12. Spinning Backfist Leads to Brutal Finish to Russian MMA Fight

    Spinning backfists can be a feast-or-famine business. If it misses? You end up putting yourself at serious risk for a counter (or, worse, end up like Chael Sonnen back at UFC 148)...

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  13. Cris Cyborg Vacates Invicta FC Title, Calls for UFC Title Bout with De Randamie

    Invicta FC's Cris Cyborg era is officially over. Less than a day before Saturday's Invicta FC 22 event, the leading lady of women's MMA announced in a video post on YouTube ...

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  14. Top 10 Scariest Finishes in UFC History

    MMA fans loved to see fights finished. The quality of a card is often judged based upon how many fights wrap up inside the distance, and many will applaud major bouts ending in a matter of seconds...

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  15. Bellator NYC Adds 2 Title Fights, Former Top-10 UFC Welterweight Makes Debut

    Bellator MMA is headed back to pay-per-view, and it seems like the promotion is committed to giving fans their money's worth. According to reports, two title fights have been added to the Bellator NYC weekend: Michael Chandler vs...

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  16. Top-10 Fighter Ryan Bader Leaving the UFC Behind to Join Bellator MMA

    Yet another ranked UFC fighter is packing his bags. Per a number of reports, including one from FoxSports...

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  17. Anderson Silva Calls Out Michael Bisping, Nick Diaz for Next Fight

    Anderson Silva is on the wishlists of many UFC middleweight contenders these days, but he happens to have some plans of his own...

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  18. NSFW: Joe Soto Singlehandedly Turns UFC Fight Night 106 into a Bloodbath

    Anyone that tuned in for UFC Fight Night 106 saw a very, very messy mat by the end of the night. That's not necessarily unusual for an MMA event, of course, but what made tonight's ...

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  19. UFC Fight Night 106: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    It's Fight Week (TM), and you know what that means! The Bleacher Report predictions crew is here to pick winners for each fight! The card this time? UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil...

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  20. Nick Diaz Keeps It Real: Reveals He Offered Michael Bisping a Catchweight Fight

    Business with Nick Diaz is always unusual, but the popular fighter's brand these days has been defined by his absence...

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  21. Should We Be Mad About Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre for the UFC Title?

    After months of questions, legal wrangling and bitter words from company brass, longtime welterweight champion and possible greatest fighter of all time Georges St-Pierre is officially back with the UFC...

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  22. UFC 210: Daniel Cormier vs. Rumble Johnson 2 Early Preview and Predictions

    Each and every pay-per-view of the UFC's WME-IMG era have been a disaster in its own right. Will UFC 210 on April 8 be able to buck that trend? Looking over the card as it stands today...

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  23. Darren Elkins Gets Thrashed for Most of Fight, Stuns Foe for KO Win at UFC 209

    That's right. That fighter up there won his fight. You might not believe it looking at the photo, but it's true. His name, for those wondering, is Darren Elkins ...

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  24. Alistair Overeem Faceplants Mark Hunt with Crushing Knee to the Face

    Any given MMA fight can end in a heartbeat. Heavyweight fights can end even quicker. Alistair Overeem showed as much at UFC 209 in Las Vegas on Saturday...

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  25. Instant Karma! UFC Fighter Lands Illegal Knee, Gets Subbed by Kneebar Soon After

    It looked like Luke Sanders had veteran contender Iuri Alcantara dead to rights at UFC 209. The veteran was wounded by punches and trapped in the corner for minutes on end, taking unanswered punch after unanswered punch...

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