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Bellator 132 Highlight: Patricio Pitbull submits Daniel Straus to retain featherweight strap

The featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull retains his title against Daniel Straus with this rear-naked choke with seconds to spare in the round! – Bellator MMA
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones on cocaine incident: “Just really got caught with my pants down”

The UFC light heavyweight champion goes one on one with Charissa Thompson tomorrow night at 11 p.m. on FOX Sports live to attempt to clear up any confusion in regards to his cocaine use.  
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Miesha Tate wants stand up war with McMann

Miesha Tate joined Inside MMA’s Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice to hype her upcoming FOX Sports 1 headliner against Sara McMann among other topics. Tate shares a very heart wrenching tale about saving the life of her boyfriends mother, and talks about the strawweights from TUF 20 that have been calling her out. Miesha Tate (15-5) versus Sara McMann (8-1) headlines the FOX Sports 1 portion...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night Boston’ Post-Fight Press Conference Live

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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: McGregor fans give Jose Aldo a tough time during Fight Club Q & A in Boston

A bunch of rawkus Boston fans full of liquid courage took full advantage of the half hour they were given with featherweight champion Jose Aldo at yesterday Fight Club Q & A inside of the Orpheum Theatre.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 HOV-MMA Awards

With all of the incredible upcoming fights and unadulterated nonsense in the mixed martial arts world we figured it was time for us to make our return, whether you like it or not. So, by popular (or not so popular) demand – HOV-MMA is back. And what better way to kick things off than by handing out some hardware to 2014’s best. Fighter of the Year – Robbie Lawler It was a...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

King of Violence 2014: Donald Cerrone

Donald Cerrone had another busy year in 2014. Just like the previous year, he appeared inside of the world-famous octagon four times. The only difference was that this time he had his hand raised in all four. His first three victories came via the finish over the following men: Adriano Martins (headkick KO), Edson Barboza (rear-naked choke), Jim Miller (head kick KO + punches),...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lady Violence 2014: Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey’s 2014 was a little more Mike Tyson and a little less Royce Gracie. Coming off the longest fight of her career in late 2013, a whopping 11 minutes and 58 seconds of domination over Miesha Tate at UFC 168, Rousey only spent a total of 84 seconds in the cage during her 2014 campaign. It was a throwback to 2011, when she won the inaugural Lady Violence award after winning...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ultimate 8: Jose Aldo’s reign of terror

Let UFC color commentator Joe Rogan guide you through the top 8 moments of the greatest featherweight of all-time’s career thus far. 8. Shutting down Ricardo Lamas (2.1.14) – 8th consecutive featherweight title defense 7. Too much for Ken-Flo (10.8.11) 6. Besting Edgar on Super Saturday 2013 (2.2.13) 5. KO’s “The Anvil” (9.30.10) 4. Becoming Champion (11.18.09) 3. Dominates...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TVP: Mendes TKO’s Guida in Milwaukee

When Jose Aldo knocked out Chad Mendes in Brazil on January 4th of 2012 it was a moment that not only helped define the career of the greatest featherweight of all-time, it also set a fire under the man who many view as his only threat. Five straight wins (four of the KO/TKO variety) later and Mendes finds himself with a shot at righting the only wrong on his professional mixed martial...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 179 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes 2′ Event Poster, Updated Fight Card

The Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio De Janeiro will be the setting for the UFC’s 16th visit to Brazil since being welcomed back with open arms back in the Summer of 2011. Check out the full card, as it stands today, below. Main Card (PPV – 10 p.m. ET) • Featherweight Title Bout: Jose Aldo (C) (24-1) vs. Chad Mendes (16-1) • Light Heavyweight Bout: Glover Teixeira (22-3) vs...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

MFC 41 ‘Campbell vs. Edwards’ Results

(Press Release)—Three top contenders emerged from the Maximum Fighting Championship’s thrilling MFC 41: All In Card emanating from the packed Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, on Friday night. Topping the AXS TV Fights lineup, Shane “Shaolin” Campbell survived a fireworks-filled first round against Marcus “Bad Intentions” Edwards and notched a TKO win 29 seconds...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 127 Highlights: Straus KO’s Wilcox, Gonzalez pounds out Parisyan

Missed Bellator 127 last night on Spike TV? No worries. We have you covered with these highlights via BellatorMMA’s YouTube page below. Enjoy.
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

TVP: Penne bathes Ellis in her own blood at Invicta FC 1

Tonight, on the third episode of TUF 20, Lisa Ellis will have a chance to redeem herself against Lady Violence 2012, Jessica Penne. Their first meeting took place back at the very first Invicta FC show in April of 2012. This fight has been labeled as the “bloodiest fight in WMMA history,” take a look for yourself below. Will Invicta’s inaugural atomweight champion mark Ellis...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

TVP: Nakai submits Gonzales at Pancrase 247

Before she makes here UFC debut this weekend in Saitama, watch Rin Nakai show us that patience sometimes does make perfect. She sends Brenda Gonzales home with the first loss of her career, and a nasty injury. The full co-main event between the Queen of Pancrase and ‘Boom Boom’ that took place last year at Pancrase 247 is now available for your viewing pleasure below.
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley explodes Rocha’s liver at BAMMA 16

Explosive English welterweight Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley did what he does best over the weekend against Marinho Moreira da Rocha in his 3rd stint as a headliner for BAMMA. If you’re looking for the finish fast forward to the 9:34 marker.
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s the Tito-Bonnar brawl you may or may not have missed

Was it staged? Of course it was. Is everyone talking about it? You better believe it. It may not have been what you would’ve expected from Scott Coker’s new Bellator MMA. That said, let us not forget about that now infamous Nashville brawl that took place under Coker’s watch. Regardless, here it is in it’s full glory via the great ZP and Spike TV.
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 20: ‘The Tiny Tornado’ needs an outlet

When we last saw Tecia Torres, she was be challenged by Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza. How often do we see a champion call out her opponent in MMA. Not often. This was due partly due to Torres dominating Esparza’s close friend Felice Herrig earlier on in the night at Invicta FC 7. Fast forward to present day. Torres, Esparza, and Herrig have already spent six weeks...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

GIFS of Doom: Dillashaw merks Soto in Sactown

After all of the media backlash and drama, Dillashaw versus Soto proved to be a pay-per-view main event worthy of being, well, a pay-per-view main event. A title was on the line. The challenger only had 24 hours notice. The champion was coming off the greatest performance in MMA this year. And the list goes on. When it came to the actual fight itself, Dillashaw knew that head kick...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

TVP: Joe Soto chokes out the competition

Maybe you’ve heard, maybe you haven’t. Following one of the worst attempts at weight cutting of all-time, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was taken to a hospital after fainting just before scale tipping time in Sacramento this evening. Former Bellator featherweight champion and Tachi Palace Fights bantamweight champion Joe Soto will fill in for Barao on one days...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Fight: Relive the Cage Warriors 70 main event between Duffy and Lapilus

Relive the full main event that took place on August 16th in Dublin between the last man to defeat Conor McGregor, Joseph Duffy, and Damien Lapilus, in full – below. cover photo via Patrick Sheehan
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 177 ‘Embedded’ Episodes 1 & 2

It’s time to familiarize yourself with UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, and the man he took the belt from at UFC 173, as they prepare for their epic rematch this Saturday night in Sacramento. Join them on their journey through fight week in the first two episodes of UFC 177 Embedded below.
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 49 Highlights: Dos Anjos blasts Bendo

Rafael dos Anjos shook up the very fabric of the UFC lightweight division last night in Tulsa with one vicious left hand. It was a left hand that was followed by some devastating kicks to the body and a vicious double knee. And furthermore, it was one that was responsible for what was by far the biggest win of his career to date. Here’s the highlights to prove it. cover image credit – Getty
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 49 ‘Henderson vs. Dos Anjos’ weigh-in highlights

Main Card (FS1 – 10 p.m. ET) • Lightweight Main Event: Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (155) • Welterweight Bout: Mike Pyle (170.75) vs. Jordan Mein (170.25) • Middleweight Bout: Francis Carmont (185.75) vs. Thales Leites (185.25) • Catchweight Bout (149 lbs): Max Holloway (149) vs. Clay Collard (149.75) • Lightweight Bout: James Vick (154.75) vs. Valmir...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousey talks ‘Superman vs. Goku’ and more in Macao

UFC President Dana White and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey entertained fans in Macao earlier this week ahead of tomorrow’s Fight Night 48 card. Full marks to the Macao fans for actually asking some fun questions. As always, Ronda was a great sport. Here are just a couple of the quotables with the full video attached below. On Cybrog: “I don’t make fights...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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