1. Josh Barnett: 'I Am Not Signed to the UFC'

    The MMA world has made a big deal over Josh Barnett's status as a free agent. On Thursday morning, UFC.com added the profile of Josh Barnett, which made the world believe that "The Warmaster " had been signed to the organization...

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  2. Eddie Alvarez Offered UFC 159 Co-Main Event; Court Hearing on Jan 25

    Nearly three weeks into 2013, you are all familiar with the ongoing legal battle between Eddie Alvarez and Bellator Fighting Championships...

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  3. UFC Free Fights: TUF Preview Gives Fans Every Finale Fight in First 15 Seasons

    The month of January 2013 is likely going to go down as the most free MMA in television history. Showtime offered a free preview weekend for the final Strikeforce event...

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  4. Bisping and Belfort Get Physical at UFC on FX 7 Press Conference

    Although tensions between Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort seemed fairly tame leading up to Saturday's UFC on FX 7 , they flared up at Thursday's press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil...

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  5. UFC on Fuel 7: Dustin Poirier Replaces Injured Dennis Siver; Faces Cub Swanson

    The injury bug refuses to slow down. It's most recent victim was an important battle for contendership within the featherweight division. MMAJunkie ...

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  6. 5 UFC Middleweights That Are Hoping Michael Bisping Loses to Vitor Belfort

    Saturday, January 19, Michael Bisping steps into a hostile Brazilian territory as he challenges former champion Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC on FX 7 ...

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  7. UFC on Fox 7: Strikeforce Champion Luke Rockhold Challenges Costa Philippou

    Apparently, the Strikeforce champions are now calling their own shots upon arriving in the UFC. Both Daniel Cormier and Gilbert Melendez took to calling out fighters in recent weeks and both men received their opponent of choice at UFC on Fox 7 ...

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  8. UFC on Fox 7: Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown Added to the Card

    On Tuesday morning, it was announced ( via Yahoo! Sports ) that Benson Henderson will unify the UFC lightweight championship with the Strikeforce lightweight championship, as he will meet Gilbert Melendez at UFC on Fox 7 ...

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  9. UFC 159: Tickets Go on Sale for Jones vs. Sonnen on January 23

    One day after FX begins airing Season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter , tickets will go on sale for a UFC light heavyweight championship fight between coaches Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen ...

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  10. UFC on FX 7: Where Does Michael Bisping Rank Among UK MMA Fighters?

    Michael "The Count" Bisping has been the face of English MMA ever since he won Season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter . That is a heavy burden to carry for nearly seven years, but Bisping has done a solid job of representing his homeland...

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  11. Edson Barboza and 10 Next Big Things in MMA That Weren't

    In the world of mixed martial arts, where you are only considered as good as your last fight, a recently successful fighter can find himself propelled by the hype machine...

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  12. Strikeforce Results: 5 Fights for Nate Marquardt in the UFC

    Anything can happen in the world of mixed martial arts. Submission fighters can score major knockouts, judges can turn in scorecards that don't remotely reflect the action inside of ...

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  13. Strikeforce Results: 5 Fights for Tarec Saffiedine in the UFC

    With Strikeforce officially closing their doors on Saturday night, many fighters from the organization are concerned with whether or not they still have a job...

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  14. MMA: Who Enters the UFC Following the Final Strikeforce Fight Card?

    The lights are off. The doors are closed. The fat lady is backing her car out of the driveway and wondering what people thought about the song she just sang...

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  15. Strikeforce Results: 5 Fights for Josh Barnett in the UFC

    On Saturday night, former UFC champion Josh Barnett quickly dispatched opponent Nandor Guelmino in a fight that helped us wave goodbye to the Strikeforce organization...

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  16. Strikeforce Results: What We Learned from Nate Marquardt vs. Tarec Saffiedine

    Strikeforce has delivered plenty of action to fans over the course of its seven-year run. On Saturday night, the welterweight division was on display in the promotion's final fight...

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  17. Daniel Cormier Announces Fight with Frank Mir; Challenges Jon Jones in Fall

    Some fighters are hesitant to call out an opponent in their post-fight interview. Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier took it upon himself to call out two...

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  18. Strikeforce Results: What We Learned from Josh Barnett vs. Nandor Guelmino

    On Saturday night, Josh Barnett returned to Strikeforce for the organization's final event. With only two heavyweights on the roster, Strikeforce had to scrape the bottom of the barrel ...

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  19. Strikeforce Results: What We Learned from Ed Herman vs. Jacare Souza

    In a fight that was horribly under-promoted, Ed Herman became the only UFC fighter in history to step into the Strikeforce cage when he took on Jacare Souza ...

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  20. Strikeforce Results: What We Learned from Ryan Couture vs. KJ Noons

    On a night of predictable prelims, Showtime Extreme concluded their final Strikeforce broadcast with a lightweight battle between former title contender KJ Noons and Ryan Couture...

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  21. Strikeforce Results: What We Learned from Roger Gracie vs. Anthony Smith

    As Showtime Extreme opened its final Strikeforce broadcast, the first fight that fans witnessed was a middleweight contest between jiu-jitsu phenom Roger Gracie and three-time Strikeforce vet Anthony Smith...

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  22. UFC: Everything You Need to Know About Alleged TUF Beast Tor Troeng

    Although the initial excitement surrounding Season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter was based on coaches Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, that all changed quickly after UFC president Dana White told the media about a fighter who terrorized the house...

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  23. Rousimar Palhares Failed Drug Test; T/E Ratio Exceeded 9/1

    Thursday, the drug tests from UFC on FX 6 came back and tattled on a pair of UFC notables: Joey Beltran and Rousimar Palhares . The initial report ( courtesy of MMAweekly ...

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  24. Bellator Title Challenger Rick Hawn: "This Fight Could Go Anywhere"

    On Thursday night, Bellator provides fight fans with their first offering of 2013. Bellator 85, the inaugural event for Spike TV, features lightweight champion Michael Chandler taking on Olympic judo fighter Rick Hawn in the main event...

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  25. Bellator Champion Pat Curran: "I Don't Ever Want to Fight in a Tournament Again"

    Pat Curran may have won two tournaments while fighting for Bellator ; however, that doesn't mean that the reigning featherweight champion has any interest in going for a hat trick...

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