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Jul

TUF Finale Results

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Frankie Edgar once again proved that he has BJ Penn’s number with a 3rd round stoppage victory over the former lightweight and welterweight champion. Frankie Edgar out-struck Penn on the feet and controlled the grappling exchanges throughout the fight, eventually forcing Herb Dean to step in and end the fight after delivering some huge ground and pound late in the third. Penn offered no real…

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6
Jul

UFC 175 results

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Chris Weidman cast away any doubts that surrounded his reign as middleweight champion with a five round domination of Lyoto Machida to retain his title. Chris Weidman dominated Machida in a fashion that hasn’t been seen previously, with Weidman only being in any trouble in the fourth round when he ate some big shots from Machida. The rest of the fight was all Weidman, who had Machida backing up…

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29
Jun

UFC Fight Night 43 and 44 results

UFC Fight Night 43 and 44 results

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UFC Fight Night 43 Full Results

Main Event
Nate Marquardt def. James Te Huna via submission – armbar – RD 1

Jared Rosholt def. Soa Palelei via unanimous decision

Charles Oliveira def. Hatsu Hioki via submission modified d’arce/Peruvian neck tie – RD 2

Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes via unanimous decision

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18
Jun

UFC 174: What’s next for the winners?

UFC 174: What’s next for the winners?

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Demetrious Johnson continued his stranglehold of the UFC’s flyweight division this past Saturday with a dominant win over a tough contender in Ali Bagautinov. Once again Johnson proved he’s head and shoulders above the competition in the weight class and is going to be tough to dislodge from the top spot. Rory MacDonald put on an assured performance in his win over Tyron Woodley but it’s not…

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12
Jun

Chael Sonnen retires in wake of recent failed drug test

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It’s not just the beginning of the FIFA World Cup that Brazilian sports fans will be celebrating today, as news of their arch nemesis Chael Sonnen’s retirement from MMA emerged overnight. The trash talking former middleweight and light heavyweight contender has officially hung up his gloves, following the recent furore over his positive drug test results and love him or hate him, he’s going to be…

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12
Jun

UFC Fight Night 42: Whats next for the winners?

UFC Fight Night 42: Whats next for the winners?

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Benson Henderson returned to form with a fine win over Rustam Khabilov in the main event of another UFC Fight Night Event. The former WEC and UFC champion faced some tough moments from the Russian but managed to pull off a submission victory, his first finish in his last eleven fights. The co-main event was a fight between Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez with the judges awarding the fight to Diego…

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8
Jun

UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson v Khabilov results

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After a back and forth fight that saw both Rustam Khabilov and Benson Henderson exchange dominant positions a number of times and come close to ending the fight once or twice, it was Henderson that eventually prevailed. Khabilov provided plenty of problems for Henderson throughout the fight, having zero respect for the takedown defence of Henderson and seemingly taking him down at will. Henderson…

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29
May

Wanderlei Silva bows out of fight with Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort steps in as a replacement

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As is often the case when two fighters coach opposite each other on a series of The Ultimate Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has reportedly withdrawn from his scheduled fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. Silva will not get the chance to square off against his nemesis after failing to attend a hearing required before he could obtain his license to fight. The UFC have found a quick replacement for Silva…

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28
May

What Makes A Fight Of The Year?

What Makes A Fight Of The Year?

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With the announcement that Matt Brown vs Robbie Lawler is set to headline UFC on FOX 12 on 26th July, this seemed a good a time as any to write this article. Broadly it’s titled ‘What Makes A Fight Of  The Year’? Think about that for a second. What criteria, if any, do you apply to your methodology when defining a Fight Of The Year?

The most recent fight that fans and critics alike have…

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27
May

UFC 173: What’s next for the winners?

UFC 173: What’s next for the winners?

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The biggest upset of the year so far took place this weekend at UFC 173, when TJ Dillashaw defied the odds and stopped Renan Barão in the fifth round to become the new UFC bantamweight champion. Dillashaw dominated Barão from the opening bell and proved to have far too diverse a skill set for the Brazilian and he looked every inch a worthy champion. Daniel Cormier and Robbie Lawler both laid…

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