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Report: Joe Silva leaving the UFC

Reports indicate that Joe Silva will leave the UFC at the end of the year.

WSOF Announces Complete, 6-Fight Main Card For WSOF33: Gaethje vs. Dugulubgov

Star-studded, world championship doubleheader airs live from Kansas City on Friday, Oct. 7 In unprecedented, three-Hour NBCSN telecast   Add to calendar WSOF33 TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, SEPT. 2! World Series of Fighting today announced the completion of a stacked, six-fight main card for the

UFC Signs Former Bellator Lightweight Title Contender Marcin Held

On the heels of Bellator inking a deal with former UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald, the UFC has signed former Bellator tournament winner Marcin Held.

Video: Rory MacDonald Signs Bellator MMA Contract

Cameras followed Rory MacDonald as he signed his new agreement with Bellator MMA.

Behind the Battle Lines of Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett (UFC Preview Video)

Go behind the Battle Lines of UFC Fight Night 93 headliners Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett, as they prepare to fight in Hamburg, Germany.

UFC Fight Night Night 93 Free Fight: Andrei Arlovski Knocks Out Bigfoot Silva

Andrei Arlovski defeated Bigfoot Silva in their rematch bout in September 2014. Arlovski takes on fellow former UFC champ Josh Barnett at UFC Fight Night 93.

Alistair Overeem Doesn’t Think Fedor was the Best of All Time (UFC 203 Video)

Check out Alistair Overeem as he explains why he thinks his friend, Fedor Emelianenko, is not the best heavyweight fighter of all time.

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An investigation of Lawler’s ‘very suspicious’ test results

After Rory MacDonald claimed to have seen 'very suspicious' test results from Robbie Lawler, Iain Kidd investigated. Here are the results, and an explainer of what they mean.

WSOF Continues Signing Spree, Inks Deal with Ramsey Nijem

World Series of Fighting continued its signing spree on Monday, announcing it had inked a deal with UFC veteran Ramsey Nijem.

UFC full fight video: Andrei Arlovski vs. Bigfoot Silva

Watch Andrei Arlovski knock out Antonio Silva.

White: McGregor won't be stripped of his title

UFC President Dana White confirmed that Conor McGregor will not be stripped of his featherweight title, but will need to make a decision regarding his next fight.

Diaz in no hurry for McGregor trilogy: 'I beat him twice'

Nate Diaz thinks he’s already settled things with Conor McGregor.

Video Preview: ‘GGG’ vs. Brook

Unified middleweight world champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defends his title against undefeated welterweight titleholder Kell Brook live Saturday, Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET on HBO.

Former Champ Alexander Shlemenko Returns to Headline Bellator 162

Former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and WWE Superstar Bobby Lashley return to action at Bellator 162 in October.

Bellator 160 salaries: Henderson makes $75K

Benson Henderson led the way with a $75,000 fight purse for his Bellator 160 main event against Patricio Pitbull.

Invicta FC 19 Fight Card Finalized with Tiffany Van Soest Facing Kalyn Schwartz

Invicta Fighting Championships today announced the last match-up for Invicta FC 19, finalizing the eight-fight card.

Jimi Manuwa: Steroid Users Should be Banned for Life

Jimi Manuwa talks Jon Jones, Ovince St. Preux and the UFC sale with Whoa.tv.

PVZ had to prove to herself she belonged in UFC

Paige VanZant struggle coming into her return fight against Bec Rawlings was mostly internal.

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson Prepare for Jan Blachowicz | BJPenn.com

Despite very nearly wrestling the UFC light heavyweight title from former champion Jon Jones, and then again in a war with current champ Daniel Cormier, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is currently at a crossroads. He’s lost his last two fights, first succumbing to an Anthony “Rumble” Johnson KO, then coming up short against Cormier. This Saturday,...

Live chat with Luke Thomas at 1 p.m. ET

Join Luke Thomas at 1 p.m. ET for his weekly Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today's topics include UFC on FOX 21 results and more.

Ortiz: If Fedor makes 205, 'let the beatings begin'

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator talent Tito Ortiz gave his thoughts on his hopeful return to the Bellator cage in the near future, including possible fights with Royce Gracie, Rampage Jackson, and Fedor Emelianenko.

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Sherdog Boxing Giveaway: ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Liam Smith Signed Glove!

a Rafflecopter giveaway Enter for the opportunity to win a signed glove by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Liam Smith, courtesy of our friends at HBO Boxing. Canelo vs. Smith happens Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Pay-per-View. Estimated value of the signed glove is $200 U.S. This contest is open to residents of U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec) 18 years and over. View the contest’s official rules here .

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MMA’s Greats of the States | Montana: Keith Jardine

Mixed martial artists come from every corner of the globe, bearing a variety of styles. Sometimes, fighters are products of their environment, favoring disciplines prevalent in the country or state from which they hail. Various regions of the United States are considered factories for great fighters, though that certainly is not the case with each state. In this weekly Sherdog.com series, the spotlight will shine on the best mixed martial artist of all-time from each of the 50 states. Fighters do not necessarily need to be born in a given state to represent it; they simply need to be associated with it.

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Overeem Thinks Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Are Lying About Their Pay | BJPenn.com

“My answer to that, to Mayweather and to Conor, is ‘let me see some bank statements’. You can talk, you can say it, you can put it out there in tweets, but let me see a bank statement that says UFC wired x amount of money, because it’s always going to be this way. People lie. It’s the 21st century. Social media is fake.” “Personally, I have a hard time believing both of them about their income,”

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Opinion: Age Ain’t Nothin’ but a Number

Editor’s note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. * * * Aged wisdom and youthful confidence have always been at odds with each other. It’s a reasonably understood, inversely proportional relationship; when the body is more adaptable and broadly capable, thoughtfulness is less necessary to success than it is when the body starts to deteriorate. You see this dynamic play out -- in sports and in life -- with such variability that it’s not certain which side of the spectrum is winning. Sure, experience is something you don’t know you never had until you finally get it, but at the same time, experience is something you’ll never get if you don’t tell your mind to shut up and get out of the body’s way. No amount of physical ability can substitute intelligence, and yet you can’t compile any number of sage aphorisms to land a standing backflip. In mixed martial arts, this tension manifests in interesting ways.

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Beating the Odds: UFC on Fox 21

Jim Miller was thought by some to be a fading force in the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight division. Perhaps talk of his demise was a little premature. Miller -- a +120 underdog, according to BetDSI.com -- wound up on the right side of a split decision in his UFC on Fox 21 rematch with Joe Lauzon (-143) on Saturday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. All three cageside judges struck 29-28 scorecards: David Therien and Tony Weeks gave Miller the nod, while Dave Hagen sided with Lauzon. A former Ring of Combat and Cage Fury Fighting Championships titleholder, Miller staggered his counterpart with a stabbing left in the first round and targeted the body and head with punches, knees and occasional kicks. Round two followed a similar narrative, until Lauzon drove into top position after in ill-advised spinning attack from the New Jersey native and cut loose with some ground-and-pound. “The Ultimate Fighter 5” semifinalist had Miller on the ground twice in the third round, as he achieved full mount and sat back on a last-second armbar.

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Overeem on Training with Arlovski: I Don't Think He's Cool With Me At All | BJPenn.com

“I’m cool [with him], I’m not allowing him to disrupt my flow,” Overeem continued. “I don’t think he’s cool with me at all, but he will be. Coach Greg and Wink said, ‘oh, give it some time and it’ll be cool,’ and if it’s not, it’s also fine. We never really trained together before we fought. Now, after the fight, we’re still not training together.”

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Dana White on Twitter

@danawhite @FS1 Damn this season is by far going to be one of the best Ultimate fighters I've ever seen . Great job Dana putting it together

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Josh Barnett, Alexander Gustafsson, Ryan Bader Betting Favorites Ahead of UFC Fight Night 93

Josh Barnett, Alexander Gustafsson, Ryan Bader Betting Favorites Ahead of UFC Fight Night 93

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Tyron Woodley: People have said some ‘racist stuff’ since I won the belt

Recently crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says the insults thrown his way since winning belt are far worse than he could have imagined It’s hasn’t been all sunshine and roses for UFC champion Tyron Woodley. During one of his recent segments on his podcast,  The Morning Wood Show , Woodley revealed life as the UFC’s newly crowned welterweight champion is nothing like he pictured it. Woodley (16-3) earned his 170-pound title after  dethroning former champion Robbie Lawler  in the first round of their UFC 201 title fight in July. Almost immediately following his victory, “The Chosen One” called for a matchup with either former champion Georges St-Pierre or cult icon Nick Diaz. Needless to say, fans weren’t too keen on the idea. “I can tell you from experience, as a champion, the last three weeks of my life have been completely the opposite of what you’d think it’d be,” said Woodley. “I’ve had so many people say, ‘you p–sy, you’re scared of this person’ and I’m like, I just fought an hour ago. I just got the belt. I’ve had people say ‘you should be stripped of the belt’ and actually it’s a month today that I won the belt.

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Bellator 161 card adds three preliminary bouts, including Ducote vs. Miranda

The card for September’s Bellator 161 card continues to come together with the addition of three preliminary bouts.

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Opinion: Is This the End for Carlos Condit?

Editor’s note: The views and opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. * * * Carlos Condit , just one fight removed from a narrow split decision loss to then- Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight titleholder Robbie Lawler , was submitted by Demian Maia less than two minutes into their UFC on Fox 21 main event on Saturday in Vancouver, British Columbia. The loss was Condit’s fifth in his last seven fights dating back to 2012. Afterwards, the former UFC interim welterweight champion, a fighter who has been near the top of the division for years, suggested that perhaps the end was near. “I don’t know if I have any business fighting at this level anymore,” Condit said during the post-fight press conference, still reeling from his first submission loss since 2006. “I’ve been at this for a really long time, and the pressure of kind of being one of the top guys for almost a decade, it’s been awesome.

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Marcin Held-Diego Sanchez, Kelvin Gastelum-Jorge Masvidal teed up for UFC Fight Night 98

Held is just one fight removed from challenging for Bellator’s lightweight title, which then was held by Will Brooks. Brooks vacated the belt earlier this year and signed with the UFC. After six straight wins and a run of 11 wins in 12 fights, Held got his shot at Brooks, but lost a unanimous decision at Bellator 145 in St. Louis this past November. He got back in the win column in May at Bellator 155 with a win over Dave Jansen, avenging a loss from more than three years prior in the Bellator Season 7 lightweight tournament final.

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Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - As Light as a Feather

After losing his UFC lightweight title and suffering three straight losses in the 155-pound shark tank, Anthony Pettis had his back against the wall. In his featherweight debut in Vancouver, British Columbia, however, “Showtime” handled his business, and now, he is ranked in a new weight class after six years amidst the lightweight elite. In less than two years, Pettis slid down the Sherdog.com lightweight rankings, spurring his move to 145 pounds. In his first featherweight action inside the Octagon, Pettis showed off his stylish striking and defensive grappling against always-dangerous Charles Oliveira , before securing a third-round guillotine choke. The win not only earned Pettis a new lease on life in a new weight class, but also sees him debut in the six spot in our featherweight rankings. Pettis, however, was not the star of UFC on Fox 21. Though it did not feature any jumps in weight class, Demian Maia needed less than two minutes to submit perennially outstanding welterweight Carlos Condit in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Demetrious Johnson: 'The Ultimate Fighter' should be built on champions, not prospects

"Obviously if everyone wants the true reaction you can find it on my Twitch channel, but then after I sat down and talked with the UFC and mulled over the whole decision, I think it's an amazing idea," Johnson told FOX Sports on Monday. "If you think about it, they went out and found all the best champions in other organizations, brought them in-house to fight for the opportunity to fight me. I think it's good.

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Bobby Lashley Gets Josh Appelt in Bellator 162 Co-Headliner on Oct. 21

Former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Bobby Lashley will square off with Josh Appelt in the Bellator 162 co-main event on Oct. 21 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. Bellator MMA officials on Monday announced the heavyweight pairing. Lashley, 40, will enter the cage on a seven-fight winning streak. The Junction City, Kansas, native last appeared at Bellator 145 on Nov. 6, when he avenged one of his two career defeats by stopping Pride Fighting Championships veteran James Thompson with first-round punches. Lashley, 4-0 since arriving in Bellator a little less than two years ago, needed just 54 seconds to get the job done. He wrestled collegiately at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri, where he was a four-time NAIA All-American and three-time national champion. Appelt returns to Bellator on the strength of back-to-back victories. The 33-year-old last competed on Jan. 23, when he captured the vacant West Coast Fighting Championship heavyweight title with a second-round stoppage against Roy Boughton .

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Paddy Pimblett, Johnny Frachey to Vie for Vacant Cage Warriors Crown on Sept. 10

Fast-rising British prospect Paddy Pimblett will face Johnny Frachey for the vacant Cage Warriors Fighting Championship featherweight title in the Cage Warriors 78 headliner on Sept. 10 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. In the co-main event, Chris Fishgold puts his lightweight championship on the line against Jason Ponet . Pimblett will enter the cage on a seven-fight winning streak. The 21-year-old Next Generation UK rep last fought at Cage Warriors 77 on July 8, when he submitted Teddy Violet with a second-round rear-naked choke. The once-beaten Pimblett has secured eight of his 11 career victories by knockout, technical knockout or submission. Frachey, 32, last appeared on March 12, when he submitted to a Luis Alberto Nogueira arm-triangle choke in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Akhmat Fight Show bantamweight grand prix. The loss snapped a run of five consecutive wins for the Frenchman. Frachey has been fighting professionally since 2003, having tested his skills against the likes of Tom Niinimaki , Mizuto Hirota , Yoshiro Maeda and David Baron .

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Podcast: Tyron Woodley & Din Thomas Talk Maia's Stoppage of Condit, Kaepernick, More - MMA Radio - Sherdog.com

Podcast: Tyron Woodley & Din Thomas Talk Maia's Stoppage of Condit, Kaepernick, More Aug 31, 2016

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Podcast: Play-By-Play Man Jon Anik Talks UFC, NFL & More with Bruce Buffer - MMA Radio - Sherdog.com

Podcast: Play-By-Play Man Jon Anik Talks UFC, NFL & More with Bruce Buffer Aug 31, 2016

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Invicta Fighting Championships 19 - Tickets - Kansas City Scottish Rite - Kansas City, MO - September 23rd, 2016

Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible matchups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport.

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Joe Rogan Experience #841 - Greg Fitzsimmons - YouTube

Joe Rogan Experience #841 - Greg Fitzsimmons

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Fact on Twitter

If two people are having a dispute, the angrier one is usually wrong. This is because anger clouds judgement.

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TONIGHT | The toughest tournament in sports kicks off with the 2-hour premiere of #TUF24 | 10p ET on @FS1 pic.twitter.com/K0H3V0ZQLI

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Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone reveals he's been cast in new Netflix series 'Godless'

"Godless" is a period piece set in 1884 as Frank Griffin (Daniels), an outlaw who is terrorizing the West while looking for his former partner Roy Goode (O'Connell) on a mission of revenge. The search for Roy ends up in a town called La Belle, New Mexico, which is comprised entirely of women after a mining accident claimed the lives of all the men.

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End of an era: Following promotion's sale, matchmaker Joe Silva leaving UFC

UFC matchmaker Joe Silva has informed the company that he will leave his job with the organization, possibly as soon as the end of 2016, MMAjunkie has learned from a person close to the situation.

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Cowboy Cerrone's vicious TKO of Rick Story gets Super Saiyan treatment

Here is Donald Cerrone @cowboycerrone going Super Saiyan after an amazing 4 hit combo during #ufc202 against Rick Story. This combo was all I could think about after the fight, so I figured it was worthy of treatment. ***I made a GIF version for Reddit that has no watermark. So if you see it around social media, it's cool. I wanted an all clean, watermark version out. ---------------------------------- #cowboy #donaldcerrone #rayrod747 #supersaiyan #conormcgregor #ufc

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Chamatkar Sandhu on Twitter

If Conor McGregor fights Eddie Alvarez the trash talk between coaches Mark Henry & John Kavanagh will be just as pic.twitter.com/PAmfZ3Z0OC

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BJJ World Master 2016: Vitor Shaolin vs. Cícero Costha by @gallerr

Three-time world champ Vitor Shaolin was one of the standouts of the World Master. Among lightweights, the black-belt under André Pederneiras had a long path to get to the top of the podium at master-2. In a semifinal he beat Cícero Costha, a teacher to Leandro Lo and the Miyaos, by 2-0 in one of the great matches of the championship. #brazilianjiujitsu #jiujitsu #bjj #worldmaster2016

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Alistair Overeem says CM Punk is making a mistake with UFC debut

"I totally understand and realize you need to have these 'show' fights to kind of boost the sport," Overeem said when speaking to media in Los Angeles on Monday. "Brock (Lesnar) came from the WWE, I think it was great for the sport, he's a big guy, I enjoyed watching his fights. So the same for CM Punk. He's getting a lot of attention, but I think it's not going to be in his favor. His division welterweight, that's a very hard division.

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The Bottom Line: MMA Could Use More Demian Maias

Demian Maia on Saturday was framed as a throwback and an outlier in today’s MMA scene during the UFC on Fox 21 telecast, moments before he took Carlos Condit to the mat with ease and submitted him in less than two minutes. Maia was described this way because of the perception that he, like many fighters in the earlier days of the sport, is a specialist heavily reliant on one specific discipline. While Maia is indeed a throwback and an outlier, it’s for slightly different reasons. Maia’s jiu-jitsu is his greatest strength, but he’s far from a one-note specialist like fighters from the past. Maia has improved his striking markedly over the years, standing for most of many of his fights and demonstrating solid kickboxing. He’s not a world beater on the feet, but you don’t stand 25 minutes with Anderson Silva if you can’t defend yourself there. He’s also a very good wrestler, putting solid wrestlers on their backs and setting up his submissions. More importantly, today’s MMA landscape is filled with fighters who rely heavily on a specific discipline.

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Beatdown: Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp Discusses Sept. 23rd Card, Reveals Van Soest's Opponent - MMA Radio - Sherdog.com

Beatdown: Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp Discusses Sept. 23rd Card, Reveals Van Soest's Opponent Aug 29, 2016

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UFC on FOX 21 winner Demian Maia: MMA needs to be treated as a sport, not a show

“To become a real sport, (MMA) needs to be more seen and held as a sport, not as a show,” Maia said. “We want to see MMA grow and to keep growing for the next 100 years and be a big sport like basketball, football, soccer, we need to hold it as a sport. The goal of a sport is one goal, it is to win. You watch a tennis match because you want to see who is going to win, who is the winner, not who plays this style or this style. If you watch NFL (the team in the finals is not) the guy who plays a more interesting game or the game you like most. You’re going to put the winners. And that’s why those are sports and they are growing sports. If you like the sport, you like the sport.”

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Ariel Helwani on Twitter

@arielhelwani @MMAFighting super episode,the big question is what information has Rory get and is that's truth and if so why it came so late

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Conor McGregor spends an absurd amount of money for his custom suits

Considering both of those fights are expected to rank in the top three shows in UFC history and McGregor makes a piece of the pay-per-view profits, the Irishman can probably double or triple the amount of money he spends on suits and never blink an eye at the receipt.

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Exclusive Video | Real Quick With Mike Swick Episode 5 - Minotauro Nogueira and Rafael Cavalcante | BJPenn.com

BJPENN.COM has teamed up with UFC Veteran Mike "Quick" Swick to give you an inside look at what it's like at AKA Thailand. In this exclusive episode of "Real Quick with Mike Swick," former UFC heavyweight champion Minotauro Nogueira pays a visit to the gym and shows off his slick Brazilian Jiu Jitsu skills.

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UFC 203 Alistair Overeem Q&A: Talks Miocic Fight, If Fedor Is GOAT, What UFC Title Means (Part 1)

MMA H.E.A.T. was at the Palm Restaurant in Downtown LA, where Alistair Overeem answered questions from the media in advance of his UFC 203 fight with Heavyweight title holder Stipe Miocic. *This is Part 1 (before lunch). Here's Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHFym... #UFC #UFC203 #AlistairOvereem #TheReem #StipeMiocic #Cleveland #FabricioWerdum #Heavyweight #TitleFight #Champion #Fedor #Haters #BrockLesnar #UFC200 #CMPunk #AndreiArlovski #JacksonWink #GregJackson #Blackzilians #TravisBrowne Be sure to check out our new website and bookmark: http://www.MMAHEAT.com You can also find our content using these domains: * http://www.MMA.media: HD video coverage * http://www.MMA.audio: iTunes * http://www.MMA.help: pro-MMA techniques and instruction * http://www.MMA.diet: essential nutrition and discounts Nós falamos Português! * Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MMAHEAT * Follow MMAHEAT on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MMAHEAT * Follow MMAHEAT on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/MMAHEAT * Follow Karyn on Twitter: http://www.

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VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir | BJPenn.com

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions.

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By the Numbers: UFC on Fox 21

It’s getting increasingly difficult to deny Demian Maia . The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt made a strong case for a welterweight title shot in the UFC on Fox 21 headliner on Saturday night, submitting Carlos Condit with a rear-naked choke just 1:52 into the opening round of their bout at the Rogers Center in Vancouver. It was the first time that anyone had submitted “The Natural Born Killer” in more than a decade. Grappling dominance is nothing new for Maia in the Octagon, however, and the figures reflect his fine work in recent years. Here is a by-the-numbers look at UFC on Fox 21 , with statistics courtesy of FightMetric.com. 18: UFC wins for Maia, tying him for third most in UFC history with Donald Cerrone and Matt Hughes . Only Michael Bisping and Georges St. Pierre , with 19 apiece, have more. 9: Submission victories in UFC competition for Maia, tying him with Nate Diaz for No. 2 in promotion history behind only Royce Gracie (10). 24: Submission attempts for Maia, tying him with Cole Miller and Joe Stevenson for fifth most in UFC history.

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Conor McGregor has a decision to make but what option will he take?

It's the same fight for McGregor but it takes place six weeks later at the year-end card on Dec. 30 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Now if McGregor goes with this option, the chances he holds onto his featherweight title are pretty slim. If interim champion Jose Aldo is healthy and ready to defend the belt, the UFC would probably prefer him not sit out for six months or more just waiting for the chance to unify the title with McGregor.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis ‘Open’ to a Future MMA Career

Helen Maroulis is open to transitioning from wrestling to MMA, but only after she fulfills the rest of her Olympic dreams. The gold medalist recently told TMZ Sports that she is “open” to a career in MMA but, “right now my focus is on wrestling.” Maroulis shocked the world last week at 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when she edged legendary wrestler Saori Yoshida 4-1 to capture gold for the U.S. team. Yoshida is the most decorated freestyle wrestler of all time, having won gold medals in the 2004, ’08 and ’12 Olympics. Maroulis’ triumph was historic in that it was the first time in history that an American woman captured gold in wrestling at the Games. The 24-year-old Maryland native said that she is going to compete for Team USA in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo but maintained that switching over and fighting in the MMA cage is a possibility down the road.

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Photo: Patricio Freire Leg Injury

Patricio Freire posted an image of his broken leg to Instagram hours after being injured against Benson Henderson at Bellator 160 . “Unfortunately I injured my leg in the first round. I was still able to fight for half of the second [round] but I felt the bone move. I was doing really well, confident and winning the fight … I'll be back soon,” said the post on Instagram. A photo posted by @patriciopitbull on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:45pm PDT

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Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura official for UFC Fight Night 97 co-main in Philippines

Poland’s Tybura has alternated wins and losses his past five fights. After starting his career a perfect 12-0, he signed with the UFC, but dropped a unanimous decision to Timothy Johnson in his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 86 in April. But he rebounded nicely earlier this month when he took out Pesta with a head kick at UFC Fight Night 92 early in the second round. It didn’t take long at all for the UFC to match him up again.

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