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Meet the man who says he's got a solution to MMA's injury epidemic

MMA fans wince when they hear news of their favorite fighter pulling out of a heavily anticipated matchup with a training injury. One fan winces more than most – and he believes he can stop it. “There’s such a financial burden absorbed by the UFC and (...)

Pedro Nobre hoping quick turnaround leads to success at Titan FC 38

Pedro Nobre was forced to wait 18 months between fights prior to his last bout. It didn’t go his way, and he said he understands the reasons why, so when the chance to rebound presented itself less than two months later, he jumped on it. A lengthy stay on the sidelines for (...)

Twitter Mailbag: Is it still too soon to get excited about a GSP comeback?

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, talk of a Georges St-Pierre return now seems serious enough to warrant a little excitement. But what needs to happen for the former champ to make a comeback? And does USADA know about this yet?Filed under: News, UFC

Diego Brandao released from UFC contract after loss, conduct violation and suspension

Veteran UFC featherweight and “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner Diego Brandao is no longer under contract after the promotion released him following a tumultuous few months. The UFC confirmed Brandao’s release after an initial report from Sherdog.com. The action comes two (...)

Mehdi Baghdad vs. John Makdessi moves from UFC 199 in June to UFC Fight Night 90 in July

A lightweight fight booked for early in the summer months is being moved to “International Fight Week” in July, instead.Filed under: News, UFC

Cezar Ferreira in for Scott Askham at TUF 23 Finale in Las Vegas vs. Anthony Smith

The TUF 23 Finale in July has been hit with a change to a middleweight bout on the lineup. Filed under: News, UFC

UFC Fight Pass analyst Dan Hardy: Recent rift between UFC, Conor McGregor about respect

What a difference a tweet makes. Well, six to be precise. A little more than a week has passed since Conor McGregor proclaimed his intention to retire from mixed martial arts. The reaction to that tweet was both immediate and seismic. A veritable cornucopia of (...)

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2193 with Andrei Arlovski

Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski.Filed under: News, Radio, UFC

Heavyweight UFC veteran Shawn Jordan, Lorenzo Hood sign deals with WSOF

WSOF has bolstered its heavyweight lineup with the addition of two new hard-hitting fighters. UFC veteran Shawn Jordan (18-7) and Lorenzo Hood (9-3) have signed new deals with the company, the promotion today announced. Jordan fought 10 times for the UFC, and also went 1-1 for (...)

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Titan FC 38's Sid Bice and Jose Torres, UFC vet Tyson Griffin

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Sid Bice, Jose Torres and Tyson Griffin.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News

Don't like July's UFC 200 lineup in Las Vegas so far? Dana White says: 'We're not done'

Although UFC 200, set for July 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, has three championship fights, seven current or former UFC titleholders, and a bevy of notable and ranked competitors, some have still complained about the quality of the card. Perhaps that’s due to (...)

Joanne Calderwood meets Valerie Letourneau in first UFC women's flyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 89

The card for the UFC’s debut in Canada’s capital city continues to grow – and it will make a little history, as well. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Video: Watch Alistair Overeem end Brock Lesnar's fighting career at UFC 141

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar spent less than five years competing in professional MMA, but it was one heck of a run. It all came to an end at UFC 141. It was that night that Lesnar faced elite striker Alistair Overeem, and the results were pretty (...)

Joseph Duffy booked for lightweight bout with Mitch Clarke at UFC Fight Night 90 in Las Vegas

With the massive UFC 200 card in July having little room for more, it appears UFC Fight Night 90 two days before it will start to grow. A lightweight bout between Joseph Duffy (14-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Mitch Clarke (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has been added to the card. UFC officials (...)

Bigdash out of ONE Championship 42 main event vs. Butorin, Lee-Yamaguchi now headlines

An injury to middleweight champion Vitaly Bigdash has caused a shuffle at the top of next month’s ONE Championship 42 card in Singapore, but the event still will have a pair of title fights. Bigdash (8-0) has suffered an injury, the promotion today announced, (...)

The Comeback: All the UFC 200 Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones news that's fit to print

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Wednesday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos (...)

Episode No. 2 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter 23: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia'

Episode 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter 23: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia” opens with the fighters arriving at the “TUF” house for the first time this season. Several competitors discuss the surreal experience of spending time in the house after seeing it on television (...)

Provided all goes well at UFC 200, Jon Jones targets 'Rumble' at UFC 205 in NYC

NEW YORK CITY – Interim UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones has one immediate goal: to recapture the undisputed belt from champ Daniel Cormier at their recently announced UFC 200 headliner. But provided all goes well in that fight, Jones has a plan for his next one. “I (...)

Jose Aldo compares McGregor loss to Halley's Comet: Happens only 'once every 100 years'

NEW YORK CITY – Jose Aldo’s nearly 10-year winning streak came to an abrupt end in December when Conor McGregor knocked him out in 13 seconds and claimed the Brazilian’s UFC featherweight title. Four months later, “Scarface” still maintains the outcome (...)

GFL Video: The latest top 5 finishes include Tim Hague chopping down Kalib Starnes

Can’t get enough MMA action? Of course not. So how about a new batch of highlights of regional action, courtesy of GoFightLive.tv? A few crushing knockouts – including one from the big boys – not to mention a spectacular spinning backfist, make this a fun recap. (...)

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