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3 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

UFC 100 revisited: Where are they now?

As Bloody Elbow continues to look back at UFC 100, we examine what has since transpired for all of the night's combatants.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem, Brock Lesnar, Georges St-Pierre, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BloodyElbow

Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell added to UFC Fight Night: Connecticut as co-main event

On a night when the UFC will be going head-to-head with Bellator in the same state, Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell has been booked for the September 5th show.

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Related Topix: Frank Mir, Brandon Vera

BleacherReport

Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Booked for UFC Fight Night 50

UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5 is suddenly one of the sexiest free fight cards you'll find of late, with a heavyweight tilt between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell now booked to the event.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ben Rothwell, Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir, Cain Velasquez

BloodyElbow

Opinion: Scott Coker will need to get tough and push fighters for Bellator to succeed

A lot of fans have reason to be excited for the former Strikeforce boss's return to high level MMA promotion with Viacom's Bellator, but don't count your chickens before they hatch MMA fans.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Fedor Emelianenko, Rich Franklin, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cage Pages

Bigfoot Silva vs. Andrei Arlovski II headlines UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Oct 5, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Antonio Silva knocks out Travis Browne in the first round of their bout at the UFC on FX 5 at the Target Center.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Andrei Arlovski, Antonio Silva, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Travis Browne, Mark Hunt

Wed Jul 02, 2014

411mania.com

Heavyweight Fighter Chris Barnett Speaks on His Difficulty Getting Pro Fights

Heavyweight Fighter Chris Barnett Speaks on His Difficulty Getting Pro Fights Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 07.02.2014 'I'm a tough riddle to solve.'

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Bob Sapp

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BleacherReport

Can Returning Heavyweight Stefan Struve Be a Top 5 Heavyweight?

The 7-footer is coming back after more than a year. He was sidelined with a leaking aortic valve (via who has developed his striking.

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Related Topix: Stefan Struve, Mixed Martial Arts, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Fighters.com

UFC Fight Night: Swanson Vs. Stephens Live Coverage

Oliynyk has won nine in a row since a split decision loss to Jeff Monson in 2012.

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Related Topix: Jeff Monson, Mixed Martial Arts

Thu Jun 26, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Best UFC Fighters Who Need to Start Finishing Fights

However, in a demanding era when knockouts and submissions rule the world, some top names have struggled to please the masses.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Brock Lesnar, Travis Browne, Frank Mir

Mon Jun 23, 2014

411mania.com

What To Expect From Bellator 2.0

What To Expect From Bellator 2.0 Posted by Dan Plunkett on 06.24.2014 Say goodbye to the constant tournaments and talk of the "real sport" format, 411's Dan Plunkett tells you what to expect from the new Bellator! Gone is the founder.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Fedor Emelianenko, Nick Diaz

Fighters.com

Frank Mir Still Wants To Step Back Inside The Octagon

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been one of the top faces in the sport for several years.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Frank Mir, Junior dos Santos, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Brock Lesnar

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Rant MMA

Frank Mir Should Get One More Fight

Frank Mir has had a historic career with the UFC . He was one of the first Heavyweights to really bring grappling to the Octagon, he broke Tim Sylvia's arm, and oh, he had those amazing battles with Minotauro Nogueira .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Frank Mir, Tim Sylvia, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Cage Potato

Wild Rumor of the Day: UFC 174 Did Less Than 100,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

Yesterday, MMAFighting's Dave Meltzer reported that UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw pulled an estimated 200,000-215,000 pay-per-view buys.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Renan Barao, Urijah Faber, Jose Aldo, Frank Mir

BloodyElbow

Alistair Overeem joins Malki Kawa's client roster

Alistair Overeem has officially signed with a new management team - the same one, in fact, that features Jon Jones on the client roster.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones

Wed Jun 18, 2014

BloodyElbow

My article on Scott Coker.

Just a few hours ago, news broke about Bellator had let go of longtime CEO Bjorn Rebney .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Nick Diaz, Dan Henderson, Gina Carano

Mon Jun 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Most Prolific Knockout Artists in Pride History

Pride was a major MMA organization based in Japan that ran from 1997 to 2007. During those 10 years they had 68 events, six champions - five different champions - and seven tournaments.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mauricio Rua, Fedor Emelianenko, Mark Hunt, Wanderlei Silva

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: If Nick Diaz can 'stay off the pipe', Ben Askren willing to fight him

They're in different organizations and places in their career, but if there's one thing MMA fans love to do it's fantasy match make.

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Related Topix: Nick Diaz, Mixed Martial Arts, Stefan Struve

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Sherdog

Alistair Overeem Opts for Cautious Approach in Returning From Elbow Surgery

Alistair Overeem had surgery in April, the first time the Dutch heavyweight had gone under the knife in nearly 20 years of combat sports training and competition.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Frank Mir

Wed Jun 11, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Ricardo Arona, Bellator disagree on alleged contract offer

"The Brazilian Tiger", who has fought only once since leaving PRIDE in 2007, will undergo another knee surgery this year, and that's the reason why he allegedly declined an offer from Bellator.

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Related Topix: Ricardo Arona, Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, Wanderlei Silva, Quinton Jackson

Tue Jun 10, 2014

Sherdog

Alistair Overeem Likes Vibe at Jackson-Wink MMA, Is Welcome to Join Team Full-Time

Alistair Overeem , the well-traveled former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion who has fought everywhere from Japan to Las Vegas to Amsterdam and currently calls glamorous Miami Beach home, seems a little bit taken aback by his new surroundings.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones

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