1. UFC on FX 3: Jared Papazian, Alberto Crane and Grooming a Chip on the Shoulder

    BURBANK, Calif. -- UFC bantamweight Jared "The Jackhammer" Papazian has always had a chip on his shoulder...

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  2. UFC Targeting B.J. Penn vs. Josh Koscheck

    Retirement can take a backseat for now. The UFC is targeting a matchup between former welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn and longtime veteran Josh Koscheck, according to a tweet by Koscheck on Wednesday night...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about over 2 years ago 919 reads 6 comments

  3. UFC on Fox: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Weigh-in Photo Gallery

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – The UFC on Fox fighters weighed in on Friday in Santa Monica, Calif., and the show is all set for Saturday night...

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  4. UFC on FOX: Cain Velasquez Relishing in Mexican Pride

    LOS ANGELES – When the UFC started promoting Brock Lesnar versus Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title, the phrase "Mexican-American" was used in the campaign with little hesitation...

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  5. Dana White: UFC on FOX a 'Dream Come True'

    LOS ANGELES – Dana White is a fight promoter. His purpose to sell the public on fight cards and main events are included in that responsibility...

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  6. UFC Contender Phil Davis Fighting an Extra Variable

    UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis knows just as much about when he will return to the Octagon as everyone else. And, like the rest of the world, he doesn't know...

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  7. UFC 137 Results: Cheick Kongo Calls out 'Cocky' Cain Velasquez

    If you look up and down the UFC roster, Cheick Kongo is probably one of the more respectful guys you'll find on that list...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 3 years ago 1,949 reads 8 comments

  8. UFC 137: Mirko "Cro Cop" Unconcerned with Dangerous "Fat Guy"

    Concern? Who's concerned? UFC 137 fighter Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic isn't. The Croatian striker has seen his share of fights spanning over a legendary career that has lasted more than a decade...

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  9. UFC 137: B.J. Penn, Nick Diaz and the Beauty of Change

    The human race commonly dislikes change. But not all change can be difficult to deal with. In fact, according to B.J. Penn, changed worked out for the better when it comes to him and his UFC 137 opponent, Nick Diaz...

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  10. UFC 121: Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez Weigh-in Photo Gallery

    Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez weighed-in at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, for their upcoming UFC 121 bout...

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  11. UFC 121: Jake Shields Says He Is Finally Fighting in the Premier Organization

    ROSEMEAD, Calif.— Jake Shields is set to make his UFC debut this Saturday at UFC 121 in Anaheim...

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  12. UFC 121: Tito Ortiz Not Phased by Lack of Wins in His Last Four Fights

    Tito Ortiz doesn't need to be reminded of his record over the past four years. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion refers to it before anyone in the press has a chance to touch on the subject...

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  13. UFC 119: Dana White Says Mirko "Cro Cop" Is Fine and Will Fight

    ROSEMEAD, Calif. -- According to UFC president Dana White , the rumors that Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic's injury can pull him out of his UFC 119 bout with Frank Mir can be laid to rest...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 4 years ago 3,199 reads 9 comments

  14. TUF 12 Finale: Rick Story and Johny Hendricks Set To Square Off

    Rick Story and Johny Hendricks are set to fight each other, and the bout will take place at The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale on Dec. 4, 2010. The news was originally reported by MMAjunkie...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about almost 4 years ago 2,203 reads 2 comments

  15. Strikeforce Signs Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett

    Strikeforce announced early Monday morning that they have signed heavyweight standout Josh Barnett to a multi-fight deal...

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  16. Strikeforce Houston Weigh-in Results: King Mo and Co. Hit The Scales

    The participants in the Strikeforce Houston card weighed in on Friday afternoon. Now MMA fans await the action to take place in the cage in the Toyota Center on Saturday evening. Some facts of note—KJ Noons came in ...

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  17. James Toney Talks Randy Couture, Compares Brock Lesnar To 'The Waterboy'

    ROSEMEAD, Calif.—James Toney has been telling everyone to pay their $59.95 for his UFC debut against Randy Couture...

    Erik Fontanez Written by Erik Fontanez about 4 years ago 15,276 reads 52 comments

  18. Strikeforce: King Mo Lawal Downplays Rankings, Eyes Move to Heavyweight

    Take a look at today's mixed martial arts rankings. Where does Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal fall on them? Wherever it is, he probably doesn't give a (expletive deleted) about them...

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  19. Post UFC 117: Dana White Talks Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen & Rematch

    OAKLAND, Calif.: UFC 117 nearly went down as the event that featured the biggest upset in MMA history. Chael Sonnen lived up to the trash talk for almost five full rounds when went ...

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  20. UFC 117 Results: Anderson Silva Submits Chael Sonnen, Breaks His Heart

    OAKLAND, Calif.: Chael Sonnen talked a whole lot before his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 117. For 24 minutes, the challenger lived up to every word of hype he built up prior his meeting with the champion on Aug...

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  21. UFC 117 Weigh-in Results: Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen Hit the Scales

    OAKLAND, CA—Fans and media gathered at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA to watch UFC 117's combatants weigh in for the weekend's UFC event...

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  22. UFC 117: For Rick Story, the Saga Continues Up the Welterweight Ladder

    Rick "The Horror" Story is on his way up the 170-pound mountain in the UFC. The fighter out of Brave Legion in Vancouver, Wash. is set to take on Dustin Hazelett on the undercard portion of UFC 117...

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  23. UFC 117: Dana White Chats Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, and Trash Talk

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Shortly after the UFC 117 pre-fight press conference, Dana White sat with Bleacher Report and some other members of the media, and answered questions about several topics...

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  24. UFC 117: Stefan Struve Is Standing Tall on the Evening's Undercard

    EL SEGUNDO, CA -- Bleacher Report MMA had the opportunity to hang out with Stefan Struve as he prepared for his UFC 117 bout, which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 7 in Oakland, CA...

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  25. UFC on Versus Is in San Diego and Ron Burgundy Is Tweeting Play By Play

    Well, he's not really here, but if he were a real person, he'd be all over UFC on Versus: Jones vs. Matyushenko. In celebration of the cult classic movie Anchorman , I'll be live tweeting the play-by-play as if I were really him...

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