1. UFC Fight Night 41: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    On the heels of his first UFC loss, which came at the hands of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Gegard Mousasi needed a win on Saturday to return to middleweight title shot conversation...

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  2. Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Since losing the lightweight title to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Benson Henderson has only competed once, picking up a controversial decision win over Josh Thomson...

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  3. UFC on May 31: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    This coming weekend, the UFC will hold two different fight cards on the same day. From two different continents, the world's top MMA organization will provide fans with fights throughout the day on May 31...

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  4. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC 173

    Renan Barao was supposed to take another step toward greatness at UFC 173 . However, TJ Dillashaw had other ideas...

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  5. Stipe Miocic vs. Fabio Maldonado: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Stipe Miocic was supposed to have a huge opportunity in Brazil on Saturday. Junior dos Santos then suffered an injury, leaving Miocic to compete with light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado instead...

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  6. 10 Best MMA Promotions of All Time

    Fans tune into MMA for the fighters, but somebody has to let those fans know about the events and bring them in to generate interest in the competitors. That role is obviously filled by the promoters...

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  7. UFC 173: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Heading into UFC 173 , Renan Barao was on his way to becoming the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Following the fight card, Barao is no longer the UFC bantamweight champion...

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  8. UFC 173: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 173 , Renan Barao will attempt to maintain his spot atop the bantamweight division. The Brazilian champion is set to clash with TJ Dillashaw, who has posted a solid 4-2 UFC record...

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  9. Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    He's only 27 years old, but Renan Barao could match MMA legends Chuck Liddell, Frank Shamrock and Pat Miletich with a fourth consecutive UFC title defense on Saturday...

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  10. Bellator 120: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    Despite losing Eddie Alvarez due to a concussion, Bellator MMA 's inaugural pay-per-view will go on. The lightweight champion was expected to defend his belt in a highly anticipated rubber match with Michael Chandler...

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  11. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 40

    Matt Brown keeps on taking care of business inside the Octagon. At UFC Fight Night 40, he overcame a slow start to finish Erick Silva with strikes in the third round...

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  12. The Most Prolific Submission Artists in UFC History

    With three submissions in a row, Royce Gracie became the first UFC tournament champion. Since then, submissions have played a huge role in UFC history...

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  13. UFC Fight Night 40: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    It doesn't matter whether he's a favorite or an underdog. Matt Brown keeps on winning. At UFC Fight Night 40 on Saturday, "The Immortal" broke down Erick Silva to earn a seventh consecutive win in the welterweight division...

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  14. UFC Fight Night 40: Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC Fight Night 40 has been flying under the radar, but the card boasts a number of intriguing matchups . At the top, Matt Brown will meet Erick Silva in a battle between Top 15 welterweights...

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  15. UFC Fight Night 40: Live Streaming Weigh-in Video

    Matt Brown is being forced to take the long road to a shot at the UFC Welterweight Championship. The Immortal has won six fights in a row, recording knockouts in five of those outings...

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  16. 10 Best MMA Knockouts Through First 4 Months of 2014

    Although 2014 still has eight months remaining, it has already produced some memorable MMA knockouts. Putting on far more events than any other major MMA promotion, the UFC has obviously generated the most noteworthy knockouts over recent months...

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  17. UFC Fight Night 40: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC Fight Night 40, welterweight contenders Matt Brown and Erick Silva will look to inch closer to a shot at the 170-pound championship. With six straight wins, Brown might be the hottest welterweight going...

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  18. 10 Most Impressive MMA Performances Through the 1st 4 Months of 2014

    Renan Barao 's rise toward stardom has been one of the more notable stories inside the Octagon over recent months. In February, the bantamweight champion became the first fighter in over five years to stop Urijah Faber...

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  19. Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Matt Brown might be the hottest fighter in the UFC welterweight division. "The Immortal" has won six in a row and will look to make it seven when he meets Erick Silva on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 8 months ago 9,319 reads 38 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Best Camps in MMA Right Now

    MMA is about individuals, but most UFC champions are forged in strong camps that bring in many great fighters. In some cases, as with Jose Aldo and Renan Barao, steel sharpens steel, and two titleholders are born from the same team...

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  21. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC 172

    Jon Jones continues to assert himself as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA today. In doing so, he's getting closer and closer to becoming the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in MMA history...

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  22. Jon Jones and the 10 Best Technical Wrestlers in the UFC Right Now

    Although clinch striking probably played the biggest role in Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight championship against Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 over the weekend, the 205-pound titleholder also scored three takedowns on Saturday...

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  23. UFC 172: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Cruising to a win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 , Jon Jones made his case to be considered the best fighter in MMA today. The light heavyweight champion also took another big step toward becoming the greatest fighter in MMA history...

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  24. UFC 172 Video: Highlights from Davis vs. Johnson

    In the week leading up to UFC 172 and his bout with Anthony Johnson, Phil Davis seemed to be selling a potential title fight with Jon Jones...

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  25. UFC 172 Video: Highlights from Jones vs. Teixeira

    Jon Jones has made it clear that he plans on becoming the greatest fighter in MMA history. He's still only 26 years old, but that dream is quickly becoming a reality. At UFC 172 , Jones cruised to a decision win over Glover Teixeira...

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