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Shudokan 8

Let's go with the assumption that every martial art has a curriculum or has a syllabus. It's rare that a teacher would give you a manual because the teaching process is fairly custom even if it's rigid looking at it from the outside....Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 Preliminary Card Predictions

The UFC returns Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 57. Live on Fox Sports 1, the card is deep with prospects and established vets alike. The card is headlined by featherweights Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, both of whom are likely vying for a title shot. Show More Summary

Ashlee Evans-Smith Replaces Holly Holm at UFC 181 Against Raquel Pennington

(Photo via Danny Morales / DTM News Journal) With bantamweight rising star Holly Holm out of her UFC debut next month due to a neck injury, the UFC has signed Ashlee Evans-Smith to fill in for Holm at UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II (December 6th, Las Vegas) against Raquel Pennington. Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold inks eight-fight deal with UFC, needs one more win for 185-pound title shot

So close, yet so far. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now four-fights into his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, is going to be sticking around for awhile, after putting pen to paper for a new eight-fight deal under the ZUFFA banner. So... Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57: Bobby Green hints at retirement following Edson Barboza fight

Say what? When Bobby Green steps into the Octagon to face Edson Barboza at this weekend's (Sat. Nov. 22, 2014) UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event in Austin, Texas, it could possibly be his final fight as a professional mixed...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday will be headlined by former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and former WEC contender Cub Swanson. Both men will be looking to earn a rematch with 145-pound titleholder Jose Aldo by winning this weekend. He's...Show More Summary

Chad Mendes wants immediate showdown against Ricardo Lamas, but 'Bully' targeting Conor McGregor

Friend zone. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight No. 1 contender Chad Mendes is in a big hurry to get back inside the Octagon after dropping a close decision to Jose Aldo last month in Brazil. To that end, "Money"...Show More Summary

UFC 181: Urijah Faber on Cisco Rivera, Dominick Cruz and Business

Urijah Faber last stepped in the Octagon in July, which means he's had ample opportunities to start new businesses. Faber is a prolific businessman. He owns a gym, is a partial owner in his management company and owns a construction firm in Sacramento. Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar Angling to Keep Title Hopes Alive by Defeating Cub Swanson

Frankie Edgar is no stranger to high-stakes fights. Over the past four years, the fighting pride of Toms River, New Jersey, has been scrapping it out with the best lightweight and featherweight fighters under the UFC banner, and he has consistently done so as either champion or challenger. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57: Who's on the Hot Seat?

Headlined by elite 145-pounders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, UFC Fight Night 57 could produce featherweight champion Jose Aldo's next challenger. Edgar is only two bouts removed from a loss to Aldo, but he's rebounded in a big way....Show More Summary

Bellator 131: Spike TV to replay record-setting 'Tito vs Bonnar' event this Friday

Bellator 131 became the most-watched MMA show in 2014 and the highest-viewed event in the promotion's history. The televised main card, which featured a main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, will re-air on Spike TV this Friday (Nov. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 'Prelims' preview and predictions, Pt. 2

More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 57: "Swanson vs. Edgar" kicks off from Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Brock Lesnar won't jump ship to Bellator MMA

That's according to Dana White, who says the rival promotion doesn't have the talent to satisfy Lesnar's hunger to fight the best in the world. "Brock Lesnar wouldn't go to Bellator. Brock wants to fight the best guys in the world. The...Show More Summary

UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Could Go a Long Way to Silencing Critics, If It Holds

Dana White could only chuckle on Monday, as he and some of the UFC’s biggest stars gathered on stage to release the organization’s upcoming schedule to a theater full of fans and media. “All these guys are going to stay healthy, train...Show More Summary

Winner's Circle! UFC Fight Night 57 preview for 'Edgar vs Swanson' on FOX Sports 1

What could victory mean for Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, Bobby Green, and Edson Barboza ahead of their respective marquee bouts this weekend (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas? MMAmania.com ponders the consequences...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 fight card: Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz fight preview

Top 10 flyweights Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz will look to build momentum with a victory this Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Between two high level wrestlers, what...Show More Summary

UFC interim champ Fabricio Werdum accepts Jon Jones' challenge for heavyweight 'super fight'

What, no love for the champ, Cain Velasquez? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, is close to cleaning out the 205-pound weight class after running roughshod over the his colleagues since bursting...Show More Summary

Bonus-winning Leandro Issa 'excited' to return to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 58

Where would Leandro Issa be if he had never left Brazil? Certainly not coming off a "Performance of the Night" win that earned him $100,000 in bonuses and looking to extend his 12-4 record at UFC Fight Night 58 in his home state of Sao...Show More Summary

Ashlee Evans-Smith to Replace Holly Holm at UFC 181, Faces Raquel Pennington

Holly Holm 's withdrawal from UFC 181 was a definite hit against the card, but the UFC scooped up another interesting prospect to replace her in former Championship Fighting Alliance women's featherweight champion Ashlee Evans-Smith....Show More Summary

UFC 183: Nick Diaz wants Georges St-Pierre rematch, but not in Canada because they don't test for steroids

And had the athletic commission tested Diaz after UFC 158, he probably would've tested positive. Nick Diaz is making his much-anticipated return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when he faces Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary

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