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Danasabe Mohammed earns multi-fight contract at XFC tryouts

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One hundred sixty hopefuls filed into Charleston MMA, all with the same dream and goal; to secure a multi-fight contract with the XFC. The talent in the room was plentiful, but when the smoke settled, there was one young fighter that stood out from the rest. President John Prisco and the XFC staff are proud to announce the XFC Open Tryout winner and newest member of the Welterweight Division, Danasabe Mohammed. Read More »

Does a change in wording mean anything for UFC ‘of the night’ winners

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UFC officials announced a change in the way fight night bonuses are labeled. Is this a move to be more politically correct? Gone are the standard "submission and knockout of the night" tags. In a press release we learned that there would still be a "fight of the night" bonus for the winner and loser of the most spectacular fight at a given event. Replacing the finishing bonuses will be "performance of the night". Here is how it has been explained. Read More »

World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares full card

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The five-fight, NBCSN-televised main card for World Series of Fighting 9 is now complete with the addition of three new contests, including welterweights Josh "The People's Warrior" Burkman (26-10) vs. Tyler "The Evolution" Stinson (27-9), lightweights Ozzy Dugulubgov (5-1) vs. Johnny Nunez (4-0) and featherweights Mike Corey (12-3-1) vs. Shane Kruchten (11-2). Read More »

The UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann full card

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The next UFC PPV will take place on February 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will feature UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey taking on challenger Sara McMann in the main event. It will mark the first time two Olympic medalists face off inside the Octagon. Rousey was a bronze medalist Judoka in the 2008 Beijing games, and McMann was a silver medalist wrestler in the 2004 Athens games. Read More »

Jon Jones snubs Chris Weidman, Cain Velasquez is only superfight out there *Video*

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UFC light heavyweight champion provided a quick interview for "Inside MMA" which airs on AXS TV earlier this week. Jones was asked about having a super-fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, but Jones indicated that Weidman didn't have a big enough following for that fight to be considered a super-fight. In fact, the only fight he would consider to be a super-fight would have to be against UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Read More »

Thiago Silva arrested Thursday Night

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A report by the NBC affiliate in South Florida indicated an arrest of the owner of a home, with the address listed as being owned by UFC fighter Thiago Silva, after an armed suspect allegedly threatened people at the Pablo Popovitch Mixed Martial Arts Academy. Read More »

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