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  1. Penn State football's Anthony Zettel driven by his father's toughnessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel, left, warms up with hand trapping and hand speed exercises during a mixed martial arts workout with trainer Bruce Lombard in July. Zettel said this offseason training at the LionHeart Fitness gym in State College translates perfectly to the football field.

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  2. Justin Wren Fighting for Something Bigger than HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | MMA Weekly

    ... because he was a "pygmy animal." You can imagine how that affected Wren, who makes his return to mixed martial arts at Bellator 141 on Friday night after five years out of active competition. He returns not because he has rekindled a desire for the ...

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  3. UFC on Fox 17 Update: Hayder Hassan, Vicente Luque to Meet in 'TUF 21' RematchRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Sherdog

    Ultimate Fighting Championship officials on Friday announced that a rematch between Floridian rivals Hayder Hassan and Vicente Luque will go down at UFC on Fox 17 . The event, which is headlined by a UFC lightweight championship bout between titlist Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone , will take place Dec. 19 at Amway Center in Orlando.

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  4. UFC Lawsuit: Fighters, Zuffa clash on 'Highly Confidential' designationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BloodyElbow

    The UFC and plaintiff fighters in the antitrust lawsuit are in a battle over what discovery items Rob Maysey will be allowed to see as an attorney-of-record for plaintiffs but also the founder of the Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Association. The discovery battle is on! Attorneys for the UFC, alongside attorneys representing current and former fighters engaged in a class-action, antitrust lawsuit were required yesterday to submit proposals for the protection and confidentiality of discovery materials.

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  5. 'Money' Mayweather jabs back at RouseyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The China Post

    Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued Thursday as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star's dig at his earning power. "Big bank take little bank," Mayweather said in a statement that was posted on TMZ Sports.

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  6. Brent Primus Supremely Confident in Ground Game Ahead of Bellator 141Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sherdog

    If he can keep an active schedule, lightweight prospect Brent Primus believes he can do some serious damage in mixed martial arts. Over the years he's had his share of fights fall through, but Primus hopes things are heading toward a change where he can remain active doing what he loves the most: submitting people.

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  7. Scott Coker Tabs Bellator 146 for Josh Koscheck's Debut, Reveals Other MatchupsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sherdog

    Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed many of his promotion's future lineup plans Thursday on John Morgan's MMA Road Show . Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Josh Koscheck will debut for the promotion on Dec. 11 at the SaveMart Center in Fresno, Calif., Coker told Morgan.

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  8. Boxing: Abner Mares Still Hungry Ahead of PBC Clash with Leo Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sherdog

    ... the president of the Boxing Writer's Association of America and a frequent contributor to Sherdog.com's mixed martial arts and boxing coverage. His archive can be found here .

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  9. Ronda Rousey nearly breaks one million pay-per-view (PPV) buys with...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    Outside of a few trolls, I can't remember anyone in the mixed martial arts community picking Bethe Correia to defeat Ronda Rousey in the UFC 190 main event earlier this month in Brazil. In fact, I don't think anyone expected it to be anything but a one-round laugher.

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  10. Brendan Schaub on Ronda Rousey: You hate on Mayweather, but your...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    "Big Brown" commented on Rousey's rumored relationship with Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contender Travis Browne, who was recently put on ice while the promotion investigates allegations of domestic abuse . "It's tough when you're like, 'uh don't be a do-nothing bitch ' and you hate on [Floyd] Mayweather, and then your boyfriend's over here beating the shit out of his wife," Schaub said on his latest podcast .

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  11. UFC 191's Demetrious Johnson: Dominick Cruz loss behind successful title run at 125Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    The 29-year-old Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight titleholder is six title defenses into his reign as one of the top pound-for-pound Octagon combatants. Johnson hopes to make it seven straight when he locks horns with nemesis and previous foe John Dodson at the UFC 191 pay-per-view event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept.

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  12. Scott Coker explains why Bellator MMA won't be signing Fedor EmelianenkoRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    One of the biggest obstacles to having Fedor Emelianenko sign with Ultimate Fighting Championship is the former PRIDE heavyweight champion's relationship with ex-Strikeforce President Scott Coker, who just so happens to be running the show at Bellator MMA. Not sure what changed over the last few months, when there was an impromptu trip to Japan to try to make something happen, but it sounds like Coker has withdrawn from the Emelianenko sweepstakes, according to his conversation with MMA Junkie : "We've had conversations, but not about fighting.

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  13. 5 Questions With Director Robert GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    ... And that's why it's so interesting: These guys were masters of something very similar, sort of like a mixed martial arts battle of words. The film is both a fascinating time capsule and weirdly relevant to contemporary society: Was that the point? I ...

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  14. Viral KO video spurs state investigation into unsanctioned MMA events in CaliforniaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    For two months, MMA Fighting has conducted dozens of interviews with fighters, managers, promoters, coaches and others connected to unsanctioned mixed martial arts shows in California, particularly Xplode Fight Series. Below is the first piece in a three-part special report.

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  15. UFC: Dan Hardy to swap the Octagon for the Atlantic as he takes part in the Clipper RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... working parts of the boat and importantly needed to understand all of the safety aspects and procedures. Mixed martial arts is comparable in terms of the amount of sport-specific terminology there is to learn. With sailing though, there were words ...

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  16. Heavyweight Lorenzo Hood looking to create (further) shockwaves in Bellator debutRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    Before he switched to mixed martial arts, Lorenzo Hood was just your average 290-pound defensive lineman would could run a 4.5 flat. He played collegiate football and later in Canada's arena league.

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  17. Face of Defense: Coast Guardsman Pursues Passion for PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... devotion to duty. A rescue swimmer in South Jersey spends his off-duty time photographing professional mixed martial arts competitors. That opportunity, however, did not come easily. "If you want something bad enough you can get it -- it's just ...

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  18. What's in Our Water?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    "In Iceland, girls aren't afraid of being strong. We're looked up to. People see that we're just pretty girls in good shape," commented 22-year-old KatrA n Tanja DavA A sdA3ttir, winner of the 2015 CrossFit Games and the World's Fittest Woman.

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  19. Remembers: Fedor vs. 'Cro Cop'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sherdog

    The mixed martial arts world stood still on Aug. 28, 2005, as the paths of two heavyweight legends finally crossed. They met under the Pride Fighting Championships banner before a throng of MMA enthusiasts at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, a 28-year-old Fedor Emelianenko and a 30-year-old Mirko Filipovic .

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  20. Bellator 141 fantasy picks: 'Guillard vs. Girtz' Kountermove previewRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    With no Ultimate Fighting Championship event this weekend, Bellator 141: "Guillard vs. Girtz" takes center stage in the mixed martial arts world this Friday night , live and free on Spike TV from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. If you're excited for Melvin Guillard's promotional debut, why not join the fun in playing Fantasy MMA with Kountermove? In Kountermove you build a team of five fighters utilizing a "salary cap" of $25,000 in fantasy money to spend on drafting the team you expect to perform the best on fight night.

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