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Friday | BleacherReport

The Most Shocking Submissions in MMA History

Anderson Silva's fifth-round triangle armbar of Chael Sonnen was a classic stunner simply because it spoiled a seemingly definite upset win for The American Gangster.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC: With Cain Velasquez as Champion, Where Does Junior Dos Santos Go Now?

It's hard to believe a fighter like Junior dos Santos, a former UFC champion with a record of 16-3, may be a man with no place to go, but that's the situation before him now.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum, Ray Robinson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Cub Swanson Shouldn't Have to Fight Frankie Edgar...But It Makes Sense

So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer.

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Related Topix: Frankie Edgar, Mixed Martial Arts, Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens, BJ Penn

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BloodyElbow

Videos: Watch MMA personalities take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here's a round up of ALS Ice Bucket Challenges as done by UFC personalities. Hint, Frankie Edgar had the best one.

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Related Topix: Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC Fight Night Bader vs Saint Preux Judo Chop: What Happened to Gray Maynard?

Title challenger one day, near-washout the next. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the changes in Gray Maynard's approach to fighting that have contributed to his rapid decline.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Gray Maynard, Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn

Thu Aug 14, 2014

LA Daily News

Girl, 10, took punch that banned youth pankrationa s boxing-wrestling...

Pankration fighter Aalijah Pineda, 10, works out at a UFC gym in Cypress in hopes that the ban on youth pankration fighting will be lifted.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Sports

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BleacherReport

Is Dennis Bermudez Ready for a Title Shot?

The UFC featherweight division is one of the most talent-rich in all of mixed martial arts.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dennis Bermudez, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Cub Swanson, Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: B.J. Penn has issues with Mike Dolce, clears Jason...

"I keep going back about a lot of things," said Penn. "Was it even smart to go down to 145 pounds in the first place? Were you going to have the energy all sucked out, you know? I haven't been to 145 in about 18 years but besides that this whole last year of my life I've been just hanging around 160 pounds, trying to watch my weight after the Rory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mike Dolce, BJ Penn, Rory MacDonald, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

BloodyElbow

Fighting Chance: What are we doing here? -- Well if this makes money, ...

So as the inaugural post to Fighting Chance, I wanted to cover an explanation of who I am, my personal experiences with placing wagers, and my view on gambling in general.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, BJ Penn

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BloodyElbow

BJ Penn on Mike Dolce: 'I would never hire him again for anything'

Following his most recent loss, BJ Penn gave his thoughts, on fighting Frankie Edgar, cutting to 145, and working with Mike Dolce.

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Related Topix: Mike Dolce, Mixed Martial Arts, BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar

BleacherReport

Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva and the Best 'Superfights' in MMA History

The notion of making dream MMA matchups come to fruition has long mesmerized fans, and unlike the current direction of boxing, MMA enthusiasts can expect superfights to materialize more regularly in the coming years.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn

Tue Aug 05, 2014

BleacherReport

Diaz vs. Silva: It's Going to Be Fun, but Will It Be Competitive?

Everyone knows that it's going to be a fun bout, a meeting of two of the sport's great personalities who also happen to be two of the most uniquely talented strikers in the game.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva

Sun Aug 03, 2014

MMA Mania

Dennis Siver shaking his head over UFC rankings for Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar

Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight Dennis Siver will be making his Octagon return against Robert Whiteford at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts event on Fight Pass, which takes place on Oct. 4, 2014 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Dennis Siver

Rant MMA

Nick Diaz Has Drawing Power

Nick Diaz is back, baby! And, just to do everyone one better, the dream matchup between Diaz and Anderson Silva is signed and ready to go! The unbelievable announcement could not have come soon enough.

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Related Topix: Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva

Rant MMA

Top 5 Options for Frankie Edgar's Next UFC Fight

There's been plenty of speculation about who former UFC lightweight champ and former featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar should face next after his dominant win over B.J. Penn at the TUF 19 Finale.

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Related Topix: Frankie Edgar, Mixed Martial Arts, BJ Penn, Gray Maynard, Clay Guida

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Sports Media 101

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz Booked to Make Their Returns to MMA Against One Another

MMA 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Mixed Martial Arts as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, BJ Penn

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