1. Fedor Emelianenko Signs with Strikeforce

    NEW YORK (August 3, 2009)—After a week of intense negotiations and speculation, the hottest topic of discussion in the professional fight world has come to a head as the world’s No...

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  2. Dana White's Conference Call: Live Color-Commentary Blog

    UFC President Dana White will break the latest UFC news via media conference call at 2:00 pm ET time. Check back in about thirty minutes, as Bleacher Report will be live blogging the call—twitter style...

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  3. Important Announcement To the MMA Community

    Greetings to the MMA Community! As your Community Leader, I want to update you on some exciting developments within the MMA community that will provide you—as a hardcore fan and passionate writer—with some great opportunities...

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  4. The Real Reason Fedor Emelianenko Won't Sign with the UFC...with a Twist

    So just what is the real reason Fedor Emelianenko won't sign with the UFC? Aleksander Emelianenko—Fedor's brother—has his own opinion on the matter and offered it up to the Russian website sports...

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  5. Tito Ortiz, Welcome Back to the UFC?

    Dana White loves Twitter, but can his latest tweet be true? In White's latest, he finishes with a casual yet cryptic: "Oh yea and welcome back[,] [T]ito[.] :)" It has been previously reported that White and Tito Ortiz put their famous feud behind them..

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  6. Affliction folds MMA promotion, will sponsor UFC

    According to Kevin Iole, over at Yahoo!Sports, Affliction and the UFC are expected to release a statement sometime today in which it will be announced that Affliction will cease operations as ...

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  7. Will Strikeforce Salvage What Is Left of Affliction Fight Card?

    With Affliction: Trilogy cancelled, the one question that comes to mind is: "What about the other fights on the card fans wanted to see?" The first fight that comes to mind is the co-main event, which was set to feature the U...

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  8. Affliction Trilogy: 'Fedor vs. Barnett' Canceled

    According to CNNSI, the recently troubled Affliction: Trilogy card has been canceled. The troubles for the promotion started when Josh Barnett was forced off the card due to testing positive for a banned substance...

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  9. Deciding Three Highly-Contested UFC Fights With Statistics

    If you start to Google the word statistics, one option that appears is the expression “Statistics don’t lie, but statisticians do.” With that said, if you have never used Fight Metric, now is the time to start...

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  10. Affliction: Trilogy 'Fedor vs. Barnett' Conference Call Notes

    Affliction Vice President Tom Atencio answered questions this afternoon from the press related to the recent fallout surrounding the Josh Barnett steroid situation ...

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  11. UFC Light: Is the WEC "Great Taste...Less Filling!?"

    Miller Lite's long-running "Great Taste...Less Filling!" ad campaign was ranked by Advertising Age magazine as the No. 8 best advertising campaign in history. Ad experts had to be clever to convince a nation to sip on this newfangled concoction...

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  12. Strikeforce C.E.O Scott Coker Delivers

    In a previous interview conducted with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, he spoke about his vision for what a Strikeforce fight card would look like. "We would like to hearken back to the old PRIDE days when you used to see a lot of big fights in one night...

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  13. Four UFC 100 Standouts Ensure the Hits Will Keep On Coming

    With the historic show now a part of history, it is time to take stock. Four fighters emerged from the fight card as clear-cut winners going forward...

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  14. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 51 To 30

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV unveiled part three in a series where they are counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over two million votes were cast at the UFC site to determine the following list...

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  15. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 75 to 51

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV unvieled part two in a five part series, where they are counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over two million votes were cast at the UFC site to determine the following list...

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  16. UFC 100 Fighter Jon Fitch: The Ultimate Teammate

    MMA is supposed to be a solo sport, right? Well, that’s not entirely the case for welterweight contender Jon Fitch. While he does go into the octagon and win his fights on his own, mixed martial arts means much more than individual accomplishments

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  17. UFC's Ultimate 100 Greatest Fights: 100 to 76

    Tonight, the UFC and Spike TV partner up to give us part one in a five part series, counting down the top 100 UFC fights of all time. Over 2 million votes were cast at the UFC website to determine the following list...

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  18. USA West Clinches M-1 Challenge Post-Season Berth

    Seoul, South Korea: USA West became the first team from the 2009 "M-1 Challenge Presented by Affliction" (www.M-1Global.com) season to clinch a semifinal playoff berth on Saturday night...

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  19. Nissen Osterneck, Doug Evans to Headline Free Shark Fight Card

    Amarillo, TX. - July 3, 2009 - Shark Fight Promotions, a Texas-based mixed martial arts fight promotion company, recently announced that they will be hosting a free mixed martial arts event on July 18th in Amarillo Texas at Gamboa's Outdoor Event Center..

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  20. Before UFC 100, All Woman's MMA Fight Card

    Caption: Could LaTasha Marzolla be the next face of woman's MMA? If you are going to be in Las Vegas for the weekend of UFC 100 and want to squeeze in some extra MMA, then perhaps "Tuff" Girls" may be just what you’re looking for...

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  21. UFC 100 Vs. Affliction:Trilogy

    There was a time when speculation told us that Affliction was considering putting their third, and possibly final show, up against UFC 100. Whether there was any truth to that speculation is now irrelevant...

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  22. M-1 Challenge Headlines MMA This weekend

    With no major U.S. based organization offering an MMA fight card this July 4th weekend, the M-1 Challenge takes center stage...

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  23. Renato Sobral Vs. Gegard Mousasi: Experience Vs. Youth Collide

    Gegard Mousasi has declared his fight against Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion, Renato “Babalu” Sobral an all-out war. “Sobral is so tough...

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  24. Frank Mir's Advice to Brock Lesnar at UFC 100: "Come After Me. Take a Chance"

    Following a grueling workout at Striking Unlimited last Friday, UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir sat down with the sports media in Las Vegas to talk UFC 100...

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  25. Before UFC 100: The Modern Welterweight Era was Born at UFC 46

    Much hype has been bestowed upon UFC 100 and the title fights which will anchor the most seismic fight card in MMA history—and rightly so. The co-main event will showcase Georges St...

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