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  1. Hakeem Dawodu vs Chuka Willis fight added to NBC Sports Network main cardRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    World Series of Fighting today rounded out the NBC Sports Network-televised main card with a pair of undefeated Featherweights prospects and a swing bout. World Series of Fighting continues to bolster its line-up for WSOF 21, which takes place at Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on June 5, 2015, airing live that night on NBC Sports Network.

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  2. Preview: UFC Fight Night 'Condit vs. Alves'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sherdog

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fox Sports 1 and Brazil with a solid offering. In the main event, welterweight mainstays Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves meet in what promises to be an excellent, high-energy scrap, with the winner well-positioned for one last run at UFC gold.

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  3. Cain Velasquez: AKA fighters rarely have bad performances, admits he was 'worried' for Daniel CormierRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Cain Velasquez never doubted the fighting ability of his good friend and training partner Daniel Cormier, but the Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight Champion admits he was a bit nervous prior to "DC's" fight against Anthony Johnson in UFC 187's main event last weekend . That's because the crew at American Kickboxing Academy had less than four weeks to prepare Cormier for the opportunity of a lifetime -- he was was originally scheduled to compete against Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 68 on June 6, 2015.

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  4. UFC Fight Night 67 fantasy picks: 'Condit vs Alves' Kountermove previewRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Goiania, Brazil this Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 67, airing live on FOX Sports 1 from the Goiania Arena, featuring a welterweight clash pitting Carlos Condit against Thiago Alves. With an exciting slate of mixed martial arts fights set to go down this weekend, why not spice up the event by playing Fantasy MMA with Kountermove? In Kountermove you build a team of five fighters utilizing a "salary cap" of $25,000 in fantasy money to spend on drafting the team you expect to perform the best on fight night.

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  5. Chris Algieri dials it up a notch with trainer John David JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... to the WBO world super lightweight title he won over Ruslan Provodnikov a year ago by relying on the mixed martial arts training team that learned the ropes in boxing together with him. But after getting up from six knockdowns in a loss to Manny ...

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  6. MMA Fighter gets 8 years for biting copRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    ... 22 at 8:58PM MDT expiring May 24 at 3:00AM MDT in effect for: Morgan ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. - An amateur mixed martial arts fighter has been sentenced to eight years in prison for a wild Aurora crime-spree in which police said he burglarized homes ...

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  7. Luke Rockhold: I'm Better Than Chris Weidman EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... in the division and has more quality wins. And though it was years ago at this point, Professional mixed martial arts is still illegal in New York, but recent signs from the New York legislation seem encouraging that this might finally be the year ...

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  8. UFC Fight Night 67 fight card: Nik Lentz vs Charles Oliveira full fight previewRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira will rematch this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 67 inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. In a match up of wrestler and submission ace, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below! Ultimate Fighting Championship Featherweight contenders Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira will scrap for the second time this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 67 inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil.

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  9. Chris Weidman: Luke Rockhold not a great fighter, less dangerous than 'Jacare' SouzaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Chris Weidman is just a few days removed from his third consecutive title defense, one that came at the expense of Vitor Belfort last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada , and already the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight kingpin is looking ahead to his next challenge. During his recent appearance on The MMA Hour , "All American" deconstructed two of his next potential foes, Ronaldo Souza and Luke Rockhold.

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  10. Carlos Condit describes how he was 'lucky' to tear ACL late in his careerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    ... explained how the ACL tear opened up new opportunities to focus on the more traditional aspects of mixed martial arts rather than drilling practise for a specific opponent: "I do take a lot of positives out of this," Condit said. "It happened, it is ...

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  11. 'Still upset' Vitor Belfort apologizes to fans for UFC 187 loss,...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Mixed martial arts fans haven't seen the last of Vitor Belfort in the Octagon even though the 38-year-old veteran suffered a significant setback in UFC 187's co-main event this past weekend. "The Phenom," who lost to undefeated Middleweight champion Chris Weidman in just under three minutes via technical knockout , reached out to fans via his Instagram account to reassure them that much like the "Terminator," he will be back.

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  12. Cruising for a bruising: Mixed Martial A'rr takes the cage into the oceanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Mixed Martial A'rr is the latest mixed martial arts project from Malaysian telecommunications company Tune Talk and will see fighters competing on a cruise ship as it takes them from Penang to Krabi to Phuket. A few centuries ago, the waters on the west coast of Thailand and Malaysia were infested with pirates and it's a theme that MMA A'rr will be revisiting with a pirate-themed cruise which features 10 fights on a card headlined by a middleweight contest between ONE Championship veteran Nik Harris and local legend Matt Pellino.

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  13. Shaquille O'Neal Says He Could Last 45 Seconds Versus Ronda RouseyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal believes he could step into the world of mixed martial arts and perform better against UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey than some of her previous challengers. OK, so maybe Shaq didn't explicitly say that , but he did say during TNT's Inside the NBA he could "last 45 seconds" with Rousey, a time stamp that is significantly better than the 14 seconds of cage time enjoyed by the most recent challenger, Cat Zingano .

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  14. Video: Conor McGregor loses muscle-up challenge to 64-year-old Irish UFC fanRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight No. 1 contender, Conor McGregor, is getting some inspiration in the unlikeliest of places as he gears up for his UFC 189 pay-per-view title fight against Jose Aldo , set for MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 11, 2015.

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  15. Daniel Cormier tells site he hopes Jon Jones was watching him win UFC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Daniel Cormier smiles after defeating Anthony Johnson in their light heavyweight mixed martial arts title bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. "Could you imagine him sitting there watching me of all people get the belt?" Cormier said .

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  16. Sara McMann: UFC-Reebok deal looks discriminatory against an entire genderRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Miesha Tate recently came out and declared that the heavily-criticized deal Ultimate Fighting Championship made with Reebok, which will see the apparel company be the sole sponsor for all fighters come July, is unfair to women in mixed martial arts . That's because due to the pay scale , most women will be at the very bottom of the tier, and will only receive a sponsorship check of $2,500 per fight from Reebok, far less than what most make now thanks to their numerous deals with other companies.

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  17. Audio: UFC Glasgow Media Conference Call Full Replay With Michael BispingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Top Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Michael Bisping and Thales Leites held a special media conference call on Wednesday to promote their upcoming UFC Fight Night 72 mixed martial arts main event , scheduled for July 18, 2015 inside SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, expected to air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Not surprisingly, "The Count" weighed in on the recent 185-pound happenings at UFC 187 , his loss to Luke Rockhold , and so much more.

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  18. Dana White: Denver's Donald Cerrone to get UFC lightweight title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Donald Cerrone gestures after defeating John Makdessi in their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 187 Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. Denver native Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is going to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title, UFC president Dana White said Saturday after UFC 187.

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  19. New Plymouth martial events trainer on global stageRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Growing up in an environment similar to that of the characters' portrayed in New Zealand film Once Were Warriors taught Pina Simpson how to fight. The New Plymouth man grew accustomed to people expressing themselves with their fists, but deep down he always knew there was a better way to channel his energy.

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  20. Bethe Correia: I hope Ronda Rousey doesn't kill herself after I humiliate her at UFC 190Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight No. 1 contender, Bethe Correia, is convinced that reigning division champion Ronda Rousey is a fraud, a one-trick pony who is bound to get exposed when they collide at the UFC 190 pay-per-view event on Aug. 1, 2015 in Brazil .

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