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Chris Leben wishes he’d been a truck driver instead of UFC fighter

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Former UFC middleweight Chris "The Crippler" Leben retired early this year after spending nearly a decade fighting inside the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter season one contestant went on to put together a 12-10 run in the UFC winning six fight night bonuses in the process. Despite 22 fights in pro MMA's premiere organization and all the bonuses he'd won, Leben posted on Twitter today that the UFC left him "broken with nothing" and he wished he'd been a truck driver instead. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 36: Deciding Who’s Next

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Chris Weidman won his title from a Brazilian, his first defense will be against a Brazilian and UFN 36 will likely present him with his next challenger - and you guessed it, it'll probably be a Brazilian. Behind Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort in the UFC middleweight rankings sit Jacare Souza (#3) and Lyoto Machida (#4). All four are from the nation famed for big butts, beaches and football (soccer for you Americans). Read More »

UFC Cartoons | BJ Penn: Quiz Show Prodigy (Part 1) *VIDEO*

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It's normal. There's a reason BJ Penn is called "The Prodigy" and it's not just because he became the first non-Brazilian to win the black-belt division of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship after just three years of training. He's also an expert in MMA trivia as you will witness in this new UFC cartoon hot off the presses. Read More »

Dana White to TUF winner Julianna Pena: ‘Leave that disgusting gym’

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It was first reported on Wednesday that TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena would have to withdraw from her UFC 171 bout against Jessica Andrade due to a knee injury suffered in training. At today's UFC 169 pre-fight media scrum White explained why he advised Pena to "leave that gym now" as he recounted the story as it was told to him immediately after the incident by the "Venezuelan Vixen" herself. Read More »

Dana White: ‘Anderson Silva will be fighting by the end of the year’

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Yes, Anderson Silva, the man considered the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the history of MMA, snapped his leg in half a month ago today in his rematch with Chris Weidman at UFC 168. It was one of the most agonizing scenes in UFC history for those who witnessed it. Many speculated it would be the end of "The Spider's" career, but UFC President Dana White says the former UFC middleweight champ will be back in the Octagon by year's end. Read More »

Dana White UFC 169 vlog

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Backstage footage of Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva's epic rematch is mostly what you will get out of the newest vlog from our friend Dana White. If Matt Serra's voice and jovial spirit aren't enough to keep you watching the entire 14 plus minutes, than you should evaluate your love for MMA. We get to see the the stitching of Bobby Voelker's head as well as a distraught Chris Leben in defeat. Read More »

Inside MMA: Ken Shamrock talks steroids in MMA *VIDEO*

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UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock talked about steroid use in mixed martial arts and provides suggestions on how he thinks it can be stopped during an interview on AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. Also, Ed Soares gives an update on the recovery of Anderson Silva and when he may be able to return to action. Read More »

Dana White: Anderson Silva will be walking without crutches in 30 days

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After getting a leg kick checked by Chris Weidman at UFC 168, former long-reigning UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's shin was snapped in half. "The Spider" fell to the ground in agony and was rushed immediately into surgery. As far as if Silva could ever regain the middleweight crown, it's hard to imagine at this point -- especially considering he's already 38-years-old. Read More »

UFC 168 X-cam highlights *Video*

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It's that time! Time to check out the slow motion action from UFC 168. There were some great moments captured and who doesn't like watching the faces jiggle after a big punch right? Check out some of the action here. You will notice that there is no footage of Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva. Good. Read More »

Video: Inside MMA’s Top WTF Moments of 2013

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MMA saw some strange moments in 2013... From sensei Steven Seagal's impromptu dance-off in Russia -- to clueless ring card girls -- to crazy Japanese television featuring Josh Barnett, the bizarreness that often surrounds the MMA world never ceases to entertain. And courtesy of the good folks at Inside MMA, they have provided this highlight reel of some of 2013's whackiest moments. Read More »

Five biggest MMA questions going into 2014

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A year ago I wrote about the five biggest questions going into 2013, and you can check it out right here as well as the answers the year provided. However, it's now 2014 and a new year brings new questions and things to be on the lookout for moving forward. That's what we plan to do here in this piece. What are the give biggest MMA questions going into 2014? Read More »

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