1. Tyron Woodley Talks Strikeforce Gold, Family, and More

    It's rare an individual has to win eight consecutive fights before earning a title shot. Enter Strikeforce welterweight, Tyron Woodley (10-0) "I've been waiting for this title shot for a long time now," Woodley told Bleacher Report...

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  2. Tim Sylvia: 'I Match Up the Best' with Alistair Overeem

    By now we're all well aware of Tim Sylvia's desperate attempt to return to the UFC. We're also aware that Sylvia believes he could beat 80 percent of the heavyweights that currently reside in the world's fasting growing promotion...

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  3. Rob Emerson: 'I'm Done Being Mediocre, No Deathbed Regrets for Me'

    Every mixed martial artist has had some type of encounter with the sport. For former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson (11-10-1) it was while enjoying a cold Corona and a box full of donuts...

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  4. Robert Drysdale: 'Until I'm Ready, I Won't Be Making the Jump to the UFC'

    Robert Drysdale has been around the art of jiu-jitsu for as long as he can remember. However, it wasn't until two years ago that Drysdale first took the ring to kick off his mixed martial arts career...

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  5. MMA: The World Responds to Ronda Rousey's Armbar Victory over Miesha Tate

    Miesha Tate (12-3) and Ronda Rousey (5-0) entered the Hexagon for what would result in one of the most epic showdowns in women's mixed martial arts history...

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  6. Strikeforce Results: Will Ronda Rousey Fight Gina Carano in the Future?

    Ronda "Rowdy" Rousey (5-0) proved her nickname to be true when action began in her main-event meeting with bantamweight champion Miesha Tate (12-3) in Columbus, Ohio last evening...

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  7. Ronda Rousey: Will Rousey Fight Cyborg Santos After Suspension?

    A few months ago, it was hard to envision a more dominant fighter in women's mixed martial arts than Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (10-1-1)...

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  8. Strikeforce Results: Can Ronda Rousey Carry Women's MMA?

    Fun fact of the day—Ronda Rousey (5-0) is legit. But is she legit enough to carry the torch for women's mixed martial arts? The answer to that question is simple—yes...

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  9. Strikeforce Results: What Is Next for Miesha Tate After Brutal Loss?

    The one problem women's mixed martial arts has come to see is its inconsistent depth in the division. However, with the sport on the upswing it's likely we'll see a change in growth over the next several years as it's popularity continues to soar...

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  10. Strikeforce Results: What Is Next for Ronda Rousey?

    After one of the most heated feuds in women's mixed martial arts history, Miesha Tate (12-3) and Ronda Rousey (5-0) finally entered the cage to determine who held rights to the Strikeforce bantamweight championship...

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  11. Jake Hecht Plans to Fight on Every Continent, Talks UFC on FX 2 and More

    Everyone has a bucket list. For UFC welterweight Jake Hecht (11-2), his includes fighting on every continent in the world. "A goal of mine is to fight on every continent other than Antarctica," Hecht told Bleacher Report...

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  12. Demetrious Johnson Finds Minnie Mouse, Picks Benavidez and Talks Video-Gaming

    Losing a five-round war for the UFC title is a hard thing to swallow. But, if your name is Demetrious Johnson (14-2) , things could be worse...

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  13. Miesha Tate: 'I'm Not Making the Rookie Mistake'

    Four fights, four armbars and four victories. That's exactly what Strikeforce No. 1 contender Ronda Rousey (4-0) has done since joining the sport just under a year ago...

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  14. Fabio Mello Talks Blackzilians, Titan Fighting 21 and More

    Every child has a dream to one day become something far beyond their wildest imagination. Like many, Fabio Mello (9-6) wanted to become a soccer player...

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  15. UFC 144 Results: Fight Night Bonus Recap

    After seven historical main card bouts along with an additional five spectacular preliminary fights, the world of mixed martial arts got to witness one of the greatest evenings in UFC history...

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  16. UFC 144 Results: Can Rampage Survive in the Modern Day UFC?

    After becoming a living legend in the country of Japan during his Pride days, Quinton "Rampage' Jackson returned to Saitama for the co-main event slot at UFC 144 ...

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  17. UFC 144 Results: Why Ryan Bader Is a Legit Contender

    When a man falls to the hands of defeat, he does one of two things: gets better or gets worse. UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader found himself in an 0-2 slump after kicking his mixed martial arts career off with a perfect 12-0 record...

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  18. UFC 144 Results: Tim Boetsch Defeats Yushin Okami by Round 3 TKO

    In one of the most anticipated bouts of the evening at UFC 144 , Japan's own Yushin Okami entered the Octagon coming off his most recent defeat to Anderson Silva in a championship bout at UFC 134...

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  19. UFC 144 Results: Did Joe Rogan Disrespect Frankie Edgar?

    Since being declared the UFC lightweight champion over BJ Penn at UFC 112, Frankie Edgar has always been questioned and considered the underdog due to his size...

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  20. UFC 144 Results: Did Frankie Edgar Lose Because of His Appearance?

    After five action-packed rounds, the final bell closed the doors to one of the greatest fights in the history of the UFC. Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar battled it out with No...

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  21. Frankie Edgar Talks UFC 144, Heart of a Champion, Foreign Soil, and More

    9,637 That is the total amount of miles UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (14-1-1) will be traveling to take on No. 1 contender Benson Henderson (15-2) in a 155-pound clash at UFC 144 ...

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  22. Nate Quarry Living out Dream as Host for Spike TV's 'MMA Uncensored Live'

    After strapping on the gloves for nearly 10 years, former UFC middleweight Nate Quarry (12-4) decided to step away from the sport of mixed martial arts once and for all...

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  23. Benson Henderson Focuses on Frankie Edgar, but Has Anthony Pettis in Sight

    Keep your focus on the task at hand. That's exactly what UFC lightweight Benson Henderson (15-2) is doing as he rapidly approaches his championship showdown with Frankie Edgar (14-1-1) at UFC 144 in Japan...

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  24. UFC 144: Tim Boetsch Has a Secret Weapon and His Name Is Ryan Matter

    In the world of mixed martial arts, only one thing matters—being better than the man that stands across from you at the start of a fight...

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  25. Tim Boetsch: 'I'm Going to Smash Yushin Okami'

    For the first time since December 16th, 2000, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the birthplace of mixed martial arts for UFC 144...

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