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Martin Kampmann still only 'semi-retired'
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Martin Kampmann -- who hasn't been seen since back-to-back knockout losses to Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit -- is enjoying his extended leave of absence and resting his brain after 10 long years as an active mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. "The Hitman" (via MMA Fighting) hasn't ruled out an eventual return, but sounds like he's settling into his new role as coach at Team Alpha Male, picking up where Duane Ludwig left off.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:26AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2' debuts tonight on FOX Sports 1
As a reminder, the UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns tonight with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2? on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Oct 19, 2014 11:19AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Life after fighting scares Ronda Rousey more than anything else
Ronda Rousey has been a part of athletic competition for almost her entire life. Raised as the daughter of a judo world champion, Rousey followed her mom's lead getting involved in martial arts at an early age.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 7:21PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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Rich Franklin: If I have to hand my city over, I'm going to give it to Matt Brown
When the UFC returned to Cincinnati in May, hometown hero Rich Franklin was nowhere to be found on the card. Franklin, who hails from the Queen City, put Cincinnati on the map in regards to MMA in the UFC.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 7:20PM by tildengolfer - 8 comments
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Holly Holm explains why it was 'easy to be done with boxing'
Holly Holm women's boxing most decorated competitors, a multi-time world champion. But from here in on, she's a mixed martial artist through and through.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:52PM by tildengolfer - 0 comments
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Anderson Silva calls Vitor Belfort ‘the most complete fighter’ in the UFC middleweight division
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva has fought the who's who of the middleweight division, and he believes one of his former opponents might be the one to dethrone current UFC 185-pound champion Chris Weidman.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:51PM by tildengolfer - 7 comments
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Ahead of flyweight debut, Chico Camus returns to Wisconsin's Roufusport MMA Academy
As he prepares to face Brad Pickett at next month’s UFC Fight Night 57 event, Chico Camus has returned to Roufusport MMA Academy, home of UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and ONE FC welterweight kingpin Ben Askren, among others.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 6:44PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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Daniel Omielanczuk out at UFC Fight Night 55, Soa Palelei needs new opponent
A broken thumb has forced heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk (16-4-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) out of a planned matchup with Soa Palelei (21-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at next month’s UFC Fight Night 55 event in Australia.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:32PM by xdanish020 - 9 comments
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T.J. Dillashaw undergoes successful elbow surgery, requires 3-5 week recovery period
UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow and will be out of action for 3-5 weeks.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:18PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
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Report: UFC champ Ronda Rousey involved in physical altercation with male wrestler in Los Angeles
Like it or not, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is a huge fan of professional wrestling, along with her "Four Horsewomen" stablemates Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler, and Marina Shafir.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:12PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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UFC Quick Quote: Chad Mendes will finish Jose Aldo in Brazil
Because "Money" plans on putting "Junior" to sleep in Brazil.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 4:08PM by xdanish020 - 4 comments
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Chael Sonnen commends Conor McGregor's self-promotion, but says Raphael Assuncao needs to step it up
Sometimes, to get yourself noticed in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA), you have to step outside of the box, or in this case, the Octagon. Because sometimes, not always, wins simply aren't enough to get you to where you want to be in the sport. Case in point, Conor McGregor.
Submitted Oct 18, 2014 11:29AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC vet Bobby Green's plan to create positivity from family tragedy
Bobby Green has dealt with some tragic situations over the past year, but outside of those close to him, he said few have offered words of encouragement.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 10:50PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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Anderson Silva: Brazilians keep losing their UFC titles because they fail to evolve
"The Spider" gives his thoughts on why his fellow countrymen no longer rule the Octagon, as far as championship titles are concerned.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 9:40PM by xdanish020 - 2 comments
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Dana White: ‘They Cleared Georges St. Pierre’s Knee, He’ll Let Us Know When He’s Ready’
Dana White: ‘They Cleared Georges St. Pierre’s Knee, He’ll Let Us Know When He’s Ready.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 9:21PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Fabricio Werdum almost died on first day of training in Mexico
Fabricio Werdum decided to move his training camp to Mexico in preparation for a heavyweight championship fight with Cain Velasquez on Nov. 15, but a bad choice almost ended his life.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 8:08PM by tildengolfer - 6 comments
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Claudia Gadelha meets Joanna Jedrzejczyk in Phoenix
The first female strawweight fighters to win the inside the Octagon will collide in December.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 3:14PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Tim Means vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr. slotted for UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil
A welterweight bout between Tim Means (21-6-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Marcio Alexandre Jr. (12-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 3:02PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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UFC champ Jose Aldo on Conor McGregor: 'I don't see anything that stands out'
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has heard the hype, but he admits he doesn’t really know what it’s all about.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 12:38PM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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Glory CEO talks future of kickboxing: Let's bring Donald Cerrone over to Glory
In this exclusive Bloody Elbow interview, Glory CEO Jon Franklin talks the future of kickboxing, and why he wants to see Donald Cerrone in a Glory ring. I'd love to see this and I'm sure Donald wouldn't mind another pay day.
Submitted Oct 17, 2014 12:19AM by xdanish020 - 7 comments
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