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Cormier to defend his title


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Cormier to defend his title Ever since the much publicized exit from the UFC by former Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier ducked and dived into the vacant top spot against former No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson. Daniel Cormier previously lost to Jon “Bones” Jones before he was stripped of his title and UFC

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Scarface


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Scarface. The #1 pound for pound fighter in the UFC, José “Scarface” Aldo is getting close to the biggest fight of his life. The much anticipated bout between José Aldo and Conor McGregor is set to take place as the main event at UFC 189 in July. Having had his hand raised 9 times previously,

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Machida vs Romero UFC Fightnight


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  Machida vs Romero UFC Fightnight 70 In Hollywood, Florida this weekend, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida is set to take the stage in a 185 pound main card bout versus Yoel Romero. Machida, a UFC middleweight and light heavyweight veteran is coming off a defeat against Luke Rockhold in a UFC fightnight in mid-april. Machida fell to

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Updated UFC Rankings


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Updated UFC Rankings after UFC Fightnight 69 Germany this weekend – Courtesy of UFC.com. POUND-FOR-POUND 1 Jose Aldo 2 Chris Weidman 3 Demetrious Johnson 4 Ronda Rousey 5 TJ Dillashaw 6 Fabricio Werdum 7 Rafael dos Anjos 8 Robbie Lawler 9 Daniel Cormier 10 Cain Velasquez 11 Anthony Pettis 12 Renan Barao +1 13 Anderson

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Anderson Silva in the Olympics


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What does the future hold for Anderson Silva? Anderson Silva in the Olympics? Both after his bout against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 and at the beginning of the year, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva failed a standard competitive drugs test. Drostanolone metabolites, which indicates the use of an anabolic steroid, as well as androsterone, a form

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UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez


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In Mexico City this weekend, at UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez was in a war. As mentioned in a previous blog post, Melendez finally managed to face off against long term and distant rival Eddie Alvarez. The co-main event of the evening saw these two incredible lightweight champion fighters collide. Regardless of the split decision

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Venum Karate get gold at Baku


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Venum Karate get gold at Baku This weekend saw Team Venum’s Karate elite finish upon the podium. Enes Erkan gave a phenomenal performance on Sunday at the 1st European Games in Azerbaijan. The Turkish man bought gold both to Team Venum but also Turkey’s 3rd gold medal in Karate. Previously losing a European final against Slobodan Bitevic,

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Gilbert Melendez VS Eddie Alvarez


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Venum Fighter Gilbert Melendez will face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188. Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have been top of their own lightweight divisions for a while now. Alvarez wearing Bellator’s 155lb crown whilst Melendez flying Strikeforce’s flag. As with many top flight athletes, if you are good enough at what you do – you are

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Sitthichai triumphant in France


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Sitthichai triumphant in France Venum Boxing star Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong has come out on top in the ring once again. Fighting at at Lightweight Contender Tournament at GLORY 22 France on the weekend, Sitthichai has yet again proved himself a vicious force to be reckoned with. Sitthichai’s initial bout of the evening saw Kiria, the former

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