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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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Alexander Volkov vs Cheick Kongo


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Alexander Volkov vs Cheick Kongo June 26th sees Russian former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov vs Cheick Kongo. The 6’7 heavy hitting Volkov, also known as Drago, is set to bring a powerful striking game to title hungry Cheick Kongo. With the weigh-in complete, Volkov weighing in at a lean 242.2 pounds and Kongo at 238.6,

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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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Gilbert Melendez joins Team Venum


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Gilbert Melendez joins Team Venum We are proud to announce that MMA athlete and UFC Lightweight competitor Gilbert Melendez joins Team Venum. Gilbert is a decorated mixed martial artists with over 26 professional bouts to his name. The two-time Strikeforce Lightweight champion and former WEC Lightweight champion has been competing in the octagon professionally since 2002. Melendez has

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New TV partnership with DirecTV


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Venum has finalized a new TV partnership with DirecTV for MMA based show Kingdom. Kingdom going into it’s second season sees Frank Grillo‘s character Alvey ‘King’ Kulina run an MMA gym in Venice, California. Known as the Navy St. Gym, Venum is on board to provide the highest quality and of course authentic training gear and apparel.

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Jose Aldo continues with Team Venum


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Jose Aldo continues with Team Venum UFC president Dana White has said major sports brand has aggressive proposal for the best pound for pound fighter in the world. The much discussed agreement between Reebok and the UFC has generated a lot of controversy among athletes and fans as of late. After the final values of

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Jiu-Jitsu Gi or No Gi


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Jiu-Jitsu Gi or No Gi The world and sport of jiu-jitsu is growing, rapidly. It is an ever evolving sport which with it’s continuous rise in popularity will only gain further momentum and exposure in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. There are several Brazilian jiu-jitsu championships across the globe, sanctioned by the IBJJF (International Brazilian

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