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9 min ago | BleacherReport

Predicting and Previewing the Next Title Fight in All 9 UFC Weight Classes

We were supposed to be greeted into the new year with the return of its bantamweight champion - Dominick Cruz - only to have a groin tear force the former champion out of the bout and his grip off the title. So, yeah, that didn't happen.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dominick Cruz, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier, Demetrious Johnson, Chris Cariaso

2 hrs ago | MMA Weekly

Ronda Rousey Cleared of Injuries, Wants to Fight Alongside Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Following her 10th win last July, Ronda Rousey found herself heading to the sidelines with a need to repair some battered extremities. One part of her body that needed medical attention was her knee, and the other was reportedly her thumb, which she recently revealed she broke in her UFC 175 win against Alexis Davis.

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Related Topix: Daniel Cormier, Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis, Gina Carano

Tue Sep 16, 2014

BloodyElbow

What Matters Now, with a million shows?

After yet another show that you could skip and not miss, this last weekend the UFC has clearly shown us that some shows matter and others don't. So before it seemed like all PPVS mattered, all Fox shows mattered and a lot of FS1/FX whatever non manjor network shows mattered.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez

411mania.com

Jose Aldo Says He's The Best In The World

Jose Aldo Says He's The Best In The World Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.16.2014 Pound for pound... In an interview with AG Fight , UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo said he should be #1 on the pound for pound rankings , as he's the best in the world. He said: " If you talk about skills, I feel that I'm the best in the world.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jose Aldo

Mon Sep 15, 2014

411mania.com

Joe Rogan May Have Just Called You All a Bunch of Racists

Who's ready to tackle some controversy? I know I am. Maybe it will get me some comments this week, since the only way I ever get any is if I say something that is either factually incorrect or is outrageous enough to piss you off.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen

BleacherReport

6 Most Anticipated MMA Fights of 2015

Mixed martial arts is one of the only sports in the world that offers month-to-month action. No offseason, no lockouts, nothing.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Jose Aldo, Chris Weidman, Cain Velasquez

BloodyElbow

From Universal Soldier to UFC Contender: Don't call it a comeback for Andrei Arlovski

Is Andrei Arlovski ready to contend for the UFC title after his win over Antonio Silva? Or will his quiet comeback story be forgotten once his competition improves? Andrei Arlovski made his UFC debut 14 years ago. Let's put that into perspective.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Andrei Arlovski, Antonio Silva, Aaron Brink, Ricco Rodriguez

411mania.com

Hey UFC, It's Time For More 5-Rounders

Hey UFC, It's Time For More 5-Rounders Posted by Dan Plunkett on 09.15.2014 With the Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier fights coming up in just a couple of weeks, 411's Dan Plunkett takes a look at why the UFC should do more five-round fights! In less than two weeks, the UFC will present UFC 178 on pay-per-view. Once to be headlined by the ultra-intriguing and heated Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier light heavyweight title clash, injuries caused Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso to be imported to the leading role.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rant MMA

Alexander Gustafsson Would Take A Major Risk Fighting Anthony Johnson

For those of you who have been following the gentlemanly call out of Alexander Gustafsson by Anthony Johnson , it has been great. Johnson basically just kept asking to fight Gustafsson on Twitter in the nicest way possible.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Gustafsson, Anthony Johnson, Phil Davis

MMAFighting.com

Ronda Rousey wants to fight Bethe Correia, admires how Correia got her attention

On Saturday, Rousey made it clear the feeling is mutual. Speaking to reporters at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, Rousey says she wants to fight Correia and wouldn't mind doing it on Correia's home turf.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Bethe Correia, Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler, Gina Carano

Thu Sep 11, 2014

MMA Mania

UFC 178 video: Watch extended video preview for 'Johnson vs Cariaso'

Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson is set to defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship Flyweight title against surprising top 125-pound contender Chris "Kamikaze" Cariaso later this month at UFC 178 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will replace the original, highly-anticipated main event between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, which was scrapped when "Bones" was forced to withdraw because of an injury suffered in training .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Daniel Cormier, Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez

411mania.com

Dana White Defends The Popularity of Jon Jones

Dana White Defends The Popularity of Jon Jones Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.11.2014 Following the comments from Joe Rogan... - During a recent edition of his podcast, UFC announcer Joe Rogan spoke about Jon Jones not being embraced by MMA fans, and said that race could have something to do with it. On the latest Download , UFC President Dana White had the following to say about Jones' popularity and Rogan's comments... "Who says Jones isn't popular? I mean, as far as our business goes, Jones is very popular.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

MMA Mania

Video: Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping nearly come to blows, have...

Is it just me, or has the intensity level gone up a notch during face offs ever since the now-infamous Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier brawl went down? Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping finally came face-to-face yesterday for a series of staredowns after a year of back-and-forth trash talking . And as you would expect, the two middleweight contenders took the opportunity to re-ignite their war of words, only this time they were inches apart from one another.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Luke Rockhold, Michael Bisping, Daniel Cormier

The London Free Press

Last week's Bonnar-Ortiz publicity stunt went too far

During Bellator 123 last Friday night, the Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz publicity stunt designed to drum up interest for their upcoming bout on Nov. 15 received some negative publicity for the pushing and shoving match that followed verbal jousting. "Scott Coker, I apologize to you," Bonnar told MMAjunkie Radio.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Stephan Bonnar, Tito Ortiz, Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen

Wed Sep 10, 2014

BloodyElbow

"The Build of Champions"

So, I have a friend who I consistently watch most MMA events. We ended up talking about Daniel Cormier , which instantly led to a discussion of the "Black Fedor" nickname, which later resulted in what we billed "the build of champions."

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts

The London Free Press

St. Pierre 'still has plenty of competitive juice in him'

Is he retired? Is he serious about not fighting until the sport institutes better drug-testing policies? Can a 33-year-old with so much wear and tear actually still compete? They're questions that no one other than the man himself can answer, but one of his closest confidants offered up an opinion this week. "My personal opinion is he still has plenty of competitive juice in him," Firas Zahabi, St. Pierre's coach at Montreal's Tristar Gym told ESPN.com .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Johny Hendricks, Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley, Rory MacDonald

Tue Sep 09, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC's Joe Rogan Wonders If Racism Contributes to Jon Jones' Lack of Popularity

Jon Jones would probably be more popular if he were a cocky white guy, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan . The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has all of the makings of a bona fide star.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson, Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort

BloodyElbow

Joe Rogan Says Something Dumb, accuses MMA fans of racism; In other news water is still wet.

Joe Rogan had some quotes accusing fans of racism in regards to the level of popularity of one Jon Jones . Obviously racism is still alive in the world one has to look no further than the Chicago housing discrimination crisis, or Ferguson Missouri to see it, but that has very little to do with why people don't like Jon Jones.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Cheick Kongo, Frankie Edgar, Quinton Jackson, Mauricio Rua

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: Joe Rogan attributes Jon Jones' lack of popularity to ...

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones remains one of MMA's most polarizing figures. As of Aug. 31, the sport's unquestioned pound-for-pound king became the longest-reigning title holder in the division's history, but Jones' Hall of Fame credentials haven't always translated into fan adoration.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Mauricio Rua, Lyoto Machida, Quinton Jackson

411mania.com

Anthony Johnson Upset That Alexander Gustafsson Never Replied To His Challenge

Anthony Johnson Upset That Alexander Gustafsson Never Replied To His Challenge Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.09.2014 "It just pretty much pissed me off..." In an interview with The MMA Hour , Anthony Johnson said that he was upset that Alexander Gustafsson would not reply to his challenge to a fight. Gustafsson is currently waiting on the winner of a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, which happens on January 3. On Gustafsson not responding : "I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anthony Johnson

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