1. UFC Fight Night 36 Results: Which Fighter Stole the Show?

    With ten fights out of the entire card going to a decision, it would be easy to declare that the fighters who finished their bouts were the clear standouts. Of course, as always, it is far deeper than that...

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  2. UFC Fight Night 36 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Machida vs. Mousasi

    Coming into UFC Fight Night 36, most fans of the UFC knew the name Lyoto Machida very well, yet few knew much about his opponent, Gegard Mousasi...

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  3. 1 Thing Rory MacDonald Can Improve Before His Next Fight

    It wasn ’t all that long ago that Rory MacDonald looked like he could be a serious contender for the UFC welterweight title. He was young, strong, aggressive and growing into a man with a scary skill set...

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  4. Anderson Silva: Why the Rush to Return?

    It was one of the worst scenes one could imagine for a fighter: Anderson Silva on the floor, screaming in pain after a checked kick saw his left leg snapped at the shin...

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  5. Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo: Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Whenever a fan gets to see two exceptional fighters paired against each other, such as Anthony Pettis and Jose Aldo , the mind races. Such standoffs bring many questions to light, mainly because the margin of error for both fighters is razor thin...

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  6. MMA: The Cruelty of the Combative Sport

    It is odd how the viewing public has romanticized combative sports to the point that one would think it’s a glorious, glamorous life—all positive and little negative...

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  7. Violence in the Stands: 2 Fans Stabbed at UFC 169

    According to James Queally of The Star-Ledger , two fans were stabbed during UFC 169 , which was held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey...

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  8. Dana White: The Daring and Duplicity of the UFC President

    For years now, UFC President Dana White has been talking loudly and carrying a big hammer. The former is just a perk of being the man with the biggest microphone; the latter ...

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  9. Donald Cerrone: Is He Ready for a Rematch with Nate Diaz?

    In late 2011, Donald Cerrone had a six-fight win streak snapped as he was pummeled by Nate Diaz for three rounds. It was a fight that saw him outworked by the Stockton, Calif., slugger, who simply threw and landed more punches...

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  10. Kaitlin Young Training Injury: Looks Like She Got Hit with an Axe

    By now, most fans of the sport know that some pretty nasty injuries can occur to fighters in training. MMA is a full contact sport with a lot of contact going on behind closed doors, so injuries are a given...

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  11. 2 Things Junior Dos Santos Could Improve Before His Next Fight

    Now close to three months removed from his first ever TKO loss, Junior dos Santos is at a crossroads. The former UFC heavyweight champion has twice been beaten by the reigning champion Cain Velasquez in dominant fashion...

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  12. UFC: Josh Thomson Live Commentary on Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez

    For a long time now, fans have wondered what is on the minds of professional fighters as they watch their peers compete in the cage. Case in point: Josh Thomson watching Diego Sanchez battling with Gilbert Melendez...

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  13. MMA: Could the UFC Eventually Suffer the Same Fate as HBO Boxing?

    Recently, Jonathan Snowden wrote an excellent piece on the current battle that is being waged between Showtime and HBO for the heart of boxing. Reading it reminded me of the near stranglehold HBO had on the sport for many, many years...

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  14. UFC: Assembling the Greatest July 4 PPV Card Ever, Top to Bottom

    Ever since the huge success of UFC 100, building a pay-per-view card that could deliver the goods in equal (if not greater) measure has been a kind of holy grail for the organization and the fans...

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  15. TUF Brazil 3: Dana White Calls Filming "Absolute Insanity," Show to Be "Crazy"

    If anyone thought that Chael Sonnen’s coaching stint opposite rival Wanderlei Silva on Season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil would roll on peacefully, it appears they were wrong...

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  16. Kyacey Uscola Found Guilty of Domestic Abuse, Could Face 13 Years

    According to a report from C. Johnson and Siemny Chhuon of KXTV News10 , MMA fighter and The Ultimate Fighter 11 veteran Kyacey Uscola has been found guilty of domestic abuse and could serve up to 13 years in prison...

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  17. Phil Davis Doesn't Think Jon Jones Will Fight Glover Teixeira

    Phil Davis, “Mr. Wonderful,” is ready and willing to step in and fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 because he doesn ’t think Jon Jones will make the fight...

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  18. UFC Fight Night 35 Salaries: Luke Rockhold Tops List at $80,000

    After Luke Rockhold finished Costas Philippou via a violent kicking assault to his liver, we were reminded that Bas Rutten may have had the right idea all along...

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  19. Rich Franklin: The Gentleman, Scholar and Fighter Who Led By Example

    Sometime soon, former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin will retire from the sport, passing as humbly and quietly as he entered...

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  20. UFC and Their Plans for Global Expansion

    As highlighted in a piece by Alan Snel of the Las Vegas Review-Journal , the UFC has big plans for global expansion in 2014...

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  21. UFC: Should It Be Able to Decide a Fighter's Weight Class?

    With the UFC staging more events than ever in 2014 while spreading out globally, it would seem that before long every weight class will be bursting with talent, like coffers overfilled in a candy store...

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  22. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club Owner Charged with Sexual Assault in Texas

    The owner of BQuick Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Samuel David Lewis, was arrested in Stephenville , Texas on Monday under charges of sexual assault of a child, according to Sara Vanden Berge of the Stephenville Empire-Tribune ...

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  23. MMA: The Top 10 Greatest Tournament Fighters of All Time

    There’s something about the idea of fighting two or more times in one night that fits the world of MMA like a glove. Perhaps it’s because the tournament format introduced the sport to America...

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  24. Chris Weidman Coach Ray Longo Says Silva Doesn't Deserve a Third Fight

    It appears as if Anderson Silva ’s opinions on his first two losses to Chris Weidman are wearing thin with the new champion's coach, Ray Longo...

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  25. Dan Henderson Wants to Stay with UFC Despite Low-Figure Contract

    After his highlight-reel knockout of Michael Bisping at UFC 100, Dan Henderson and the UFC ended up with different figures of what he was worth. This led to his leaving the company in 2009 and signing with smaller promotion Strikeforce...

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