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Forty-Year-Old Glena Avila Takes Aim at KOT...

Jul 05, 2015Comments off1383 Views

She may be 40 years of age, but Glena Avila is taking aim at the King of the Cage strawweight championship.


Titan FC’s Jeff Aronson Breaks Down t...

Jul 04, 2015Comments off943 Views

Titan FC boss Jeff Aronson discusses how the UFC deal came to be, what he expects from being on Fight Pass, and the remainder of

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Nick Burgos Puts His Six-Fight Streak on th...

Jul 03, 2015Comments off640 Views

Hoping to make a quick jump to the UFC, Nick Burgos puts his six-fight winning streak on the line at RFA 27 on Friday night.


Heavyweight Josue Lugo Jumps at RFA 27 with...

Jul 01, 2015Comments off434 Views

Heavyweight Josue Lugo heads into Friday's RFA 27 believing the UFC is just a fight or two away.


Faced with Go Big or Go Home, Hisaki Kato W...

Jun 30, 2015Comments off402 Views

One of the biggest surprises to come out of Bellator 139 on June 26 was Hisaki Kato’s second-round knockout of Joe Schilling.

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Czar Sklavos Plans to Leave No Doubts at RF...

Jun 30, 2015Comments off466 Views

For Czar Sklavos, it's not about "a win is a win." He wants to leave no doubts at Friday's RFA 27 in Boise, Idaho.

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One Day at a Time: Jesse Brock Not Making a...

Jun 30, 2015Comments off359 Views

Bantamweight Jesse Brock is riding an impressive winning streak into his RFA debut, but he's not living beyond the moment in front of him.

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John Alessio May Be in the Twilight of His ...

Jun 26, 2015Comments off362 Views

At 35 years of age, John Alessio may be in the twilight years of his MMA career, but heading into Bellator 139, he's not done

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After Nearly Retiring, Ryan Spann is on a Q...

Jun 26, 2015Comments off399 Views

Having nearly retired, middleweight prospect Ryan Spann is renewed and aiming for a Legacy FC title and a trip to the UFC.

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Matt Schnell Reaching the Breakout Point He...

Jun 26, 2015Comments off411 Views

Looking for his fifth consecutive victory, Matt Schnell is reaching the breakout point at Legacy FC 42.

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Pitbull KO Put David Rickels on a Path to G...

Jun 25, 2015Comments off313 Views

For one time Bellator lightweight title contender David “Caveman” Rickels, a recent loss has led him to feeling better than he ever has.

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Larry Crowe Hoping Friday’s Legacy Fi...

Jun 25, 2015Comments off295 Views

Larry Crowe believes he is ready to step into the spotlight, and hopes that Friday's Legacy FC 42 bout helps him do just that.

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Pat Curran Intent to Unleash His Inner Ange...

Jun 24, 2015Comments off476 Views

Pat Curran knows what he needs to do to get back on track at Bellator 139, and that's to unleash his inner anger.

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For Former KOTC Champ Henry Corrales ItR...

Jun 19, 2015Comments off331 Views

Racking up a 12-0 record en route to becoming the KOTC champion, Henry Corrales felt the time was right to conquer Bellator.


Justin Lawrence Jumping Headfirst into Bell...

Jun 18, 2015Comments off399 Views

RFA featherweight champ Justin Lawrence doesn't want a slow rise. He's jumping headfirst into Bellator's growing featherweight pool.

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He Wants the Bellator Belt, but Daniel Weic...

Jun 18, 2015Comments off521 Views

Daniel Weichel wants to win the Bellator featherweight championship, but right now, his focus is locked onto Pitbull Freire.

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It’s Time for Bobby Lashley to Show H...

Jun 17, 2015Comments off714 Views

Bobby Lashley has long been successful on the pro wrestling circuit, but now it's time for him to show he's a legitimate MMA heavyweight contender.

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For Derek Campos, Legacy Means Becoming the...

Jun 16, 2015Comments off349 Views

For Derek Campos, legacy means becoming a champion and beating the best fighters in the world. His next step comes against Michael Chandler on Friday

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Daniel Straus Going Mental to Start Climb B...

Jun 16, 2015Comments off450 Views

Mistakes have proved costly for Daniel Straus, so he's been working up a new mental approach to regain the Bellator belt.


Sans Bellator Belt, Michael Chandler Believ...

Jun 08, 2015Comments off562 Views

Despite losing his Bellator belt and sliding into a skid, Michael Chandler enters Bellator 138 believing he's still one of the best lightweights in the

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WSOF Champ Lance Palmer’s Secret to S...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off362 Views

WSOF featherweight champion Lance Palmer has a simple secret to success: he just puts himself of the mind that he has to win his belt

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Gilbert Smith Focused on the RFA Belt, Not ...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off400 Views

Like most fighters, Gilbert Smith wants to be fighting for the UFC, but right now, he's focused on taking the RFA welterweight championship.

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RFA 26 is Next Step in the Clinton Williams...

Jun 04, 2015Comments off500 Views

Clinton Williams believes 2015 is his year to break out, and Friday's RFA 26 is his next step into the limelight.

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Mark Drummond: ‘Everyone Has a Game P...

Jun 02, 2015Comments off455 Views

Facing TUF vet Michael Hill at Friday's WSOF 21, Mark Drummond believes he's got the plan to win, but that all goes out the window

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Ben Smith Ready to Put His Stamp on RFA Bel...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off517 Views

RFA welterweight champion Ben Smith feels ready to put his stamp on the belt, and make the UFC take notice.

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Brandon Griffin Making the Big Push for His...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off455 Views

Having balanced MMA with his career in the military, heavyweight up-and-comer Brandon Griffin is making 2015 his year for combat sports.

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Undefeated Hakeem Dawodu Starting to Eye WS...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off615 Views

Heading into WSOF 21, undefeated featherweight Hakeem Dawodu believes a win on Friday moves him close to a title a shot.


The American Bulldog is Looking to Rebound ...

Jun 01, 2015Comments off436 Views

Looking back on his 2014, Lee “American Bulldog” Morrison admits he had a bad year, but he's ready to rebound this week in Russia.

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Josh Rettinghouse Back From Failed Title Bi...

May 30, 2015Comments off535 Views

After a course correction, Josh Rettinghouse is back from losing his WSOF featherweight title bid, and looking to make a run at the UFC.

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Is Amberlynn Orr the Next Women’s Ban...

May 17, 2015Comments off918 Views

Though she is still an amateur, bantamweight Amberlynn Orr is on her way to becoming one of top pro prospects in MMA.