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1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

Cage Warriors 72: Mario Saeed KO'd in upkick controversy and 4 other things we learned

The vacant bantamweight title was on the line in Cage Warriors ' most recent action-packed show from the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales. Here's our round-up of all the major events from another cracking show... In the night's main event, Finnish fighter Toni Tauru captured the vacant Cage Warriors World Bantamweight Championship with a win over Cory Tait.

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6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Top 5 Coaches in the History of The Ultimate Fighter

The Ultimate Fighter has long been the lighting rod that helped play a role in the development of mixed martial arts. That fight when Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar collided and glued eyes to the sport will long be recognized as a pivotal moment for not only the UFC but MMA as a whole.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Forrest Griffin, Stephan Bonnar, Rashad Evans, Matt Hughes

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Sherdog

Lightweights Yves Edwards, Akbarh Arreola Booked for UFC Fight Night in Austin

Yves Edwards will enter the Octagon against Akbarh Arreola in a lightweight bout when the UFC heads to Austin, Texas, on Nov. 22. Ultimate Fighting Championship officials on Tuesday announced the pairing. The UFC Fight Night card takes place at the Frank Erwin Center and includes a flyweight contest between Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz as well as a women's strawweight tilt pitting Paige VanZant against Kailin Curran .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Yves Edwards, Akbarh Arreola, Martial Arts, Joseph Benavidez, Dustin Ortiz

The Daily Beast

Fight Church: Jesus Said Knock You OutBy Bryan Storkel

The first rule of Fight Church is that if god-fearing Christians beat each other into a bloody pulp, they still praise the Lord in Sunday mass. The pastor and his congregants sat around the TV and watched as fists began to fly and blood began to splatter.

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MMA Mania

UFC video uncovers cocaine and heroin in Dana White's office, stuffed inside an automatic weapon

Yeah, it's nowhere near as cool as what Dana White has in his UFC lair, which he calls "the most testosterone-filled office on earth." The leader of the mixed martial arts world granted access to the gang at Jetset Magazine, who give fight fans a rare glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes at the ZUFFA headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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MMA Mania

UFC Fight Night 52 live results stream

Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fight Pass this Saturday in the wee hours of the morning with UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Get complete, official results, live updates and real-time coverage starting at 12:30 a.m. ET on fight night below.

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Related Topix: Martial Arts, Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt, Amir Sadollah

The Raw Story

'Fight Church' film released amid concerns that pastor...

Despite allegations that he abused his position in Victory Church to curry sexual favors from his parishioners, a feature-length documentary about controversial "Fight Church" pastor Paul Burress was released on Tuesday, according to Hemant Mehta . Earlier this year, former members of his Rochester, New York congregation accused Pastor Burress of abusing his power in the community to entice people into his swinger lifestyle.

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Recorder

Despite loss, Amsterdam fighter invited back to compete in World Series of Fighting

Tommy Marcellino doesn't like losing, far from it, but in the topsy-turvy world of combat sports, he understands that a setback now and then is pretty much inevitable. "All my favorite fighters -- Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson -- they've all lost, and in my sport, the odds of going long without losing are actually worse," Marcellino said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Mike Tyson, Mike Tyson's, Heavyweight Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture, Martial Arts

MMA Mania

Bye! Xyience dumps UFC after sale to Big Red

Ultimate Fighting Championship will be losing one of its major sponsors now that Xyience, which marketed "hardcore" energy drinks and various nutritional supplements, was sold to Big Red Ltd., an independent soda company based in Austin, Texas. MMA Payout first reported the sale earlier this week.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sherdog

's Top 10: Gruesome Arm Injuries

The latest Sherdog.com Top 10 list continues to highlight some of the limb casualties that come along with a sport like mixed martial arts. After covering the lower extremities , our panel of writers and editors decided to continue with this series by focusing on gruesome damage to the hand, elbow, shoulder and various other parts of the human arm.

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Daily Reporter

NP resident, mixed martial arts champion writes children's book

After all, the mixed martial arts champion made a name for himself in the ring, where he won dozens of fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. But the New Palestine resident thinks frequently about the problem of bullying.

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Gawker

Here Is What a Double-KO to the Nuts in a Christian Fight Looks Like

" Fight Church " is a new documentary about the counterintuitive subculture of Christian mixed martial arts fighting. The clip above gives you a taste of what a full contact Muay Thai fight night in a Christian church looks like.

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The Sweet Science

Fight Network Launches On Roku

Anthem Media Group Inc. announced today that the world's premier combat sports television channel Fight Network and the first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports FNTSY Sports Network are now available in the Roku Channel Store. Fight Network is available to Roku users in North America, while FNTSY Sports Network can be purchased by Roku users in North America, the U.K. and Republic of Ireland.

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MMAFighting.com

Ronda Rousey willing to try Metamoris ... but there's a catch

There's a chance UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could join the ranks of mixed martial arts fighters who have dabbled in Metamoris. But there are a couple hitches.

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This is Local London

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March. The previously undefeated 34-year-old, who grew up in Croydon and learn his mixed martial arts trade at Keddle's Gym in St Mary Cray, was beaten by the World's second-best light heavyweight fighter when the UFC came to Greenwich in March.

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Breitbart.com

Left for Dead by Drunk Driver, Kenosha's Comeback Kid Courts UFC Title Fight

Fifteen years ago, a drunk driver left Ben Rothwell for dead. The Kenosha cage fighter-34-9 in mixed-martial arts , 1-0 against the Grim Reaper-now fights for a shot at the UFC heavyweight title.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ben Rothwell, Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Alistair Overeem, Brock Lesnar, Frank Mir

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MMA Mania

UFC Fight Night 52 preview: High stakes shootout for Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai in Japan

"I just want to come back with a vengeance. My ideal is just to make a statement and get people talking, 'Not only is she back, but she's back powerfully.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Miesha Tate, Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Cristiane Justino

MMA Mania

Knockout! Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson free fight videos replay for UFC Fight Night 52

Ultimate Fighting Championship is feeling charitable ahead of its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts event, which takes place this Saturday night on UFC Fight Pass from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Oh, and I guess now is a good time to mention the main card starts at 3:30 a.m. ET.

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Rant MMA

UFC: Dustin Poirier Must Win Mental Game To Defeat Conor McGregor

If you mention the name Conor McGregor , you get a reaction. The reaction might be good or it might be bad, but in mixed martial arts, a reaction like that is better than money.

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Post and Courier

Sean O'Haire's final fight was one he couldn't win

It was a dream come true when Sean O'Haire landed a full-time job with World Championship Wrestling in 2000. The Hilton Head High graduate wanted to be a wrestler because he was a fighter, first and foremost, shaped by years of kick boxing, mixed martial arts and toughman contests.

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