Simona Soukupova: British Prospect Poised To Make Impact At Invicta FC Debut

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British fighter Simona Soukupova is taking the next big step in her MMA career as she faces Cassie Rodish at Invicta FC 5, April 5. According to a report by MMA Rising.com, Soukupova will replace Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc, who pulled out […]


Sarah Kaufman focuses on Leslie Smith, then UFC date

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Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman is ready to get back on track towards championship gold. Kaufman recently signed with the UFC and is expected to make her octagon debut sometime in 2013, but first she must face Leslie […]


Jon Fitch: Going to WSOF is good for his career

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It did not take Jon Fitch, who is currently 24-5-1 and 1 No-contest in his MMA career, long to find a new home outside of the octagon. According to MMAFighting.com, the former UFC welterweight title contender has signed a multi-fight […]


Angela Magana could become champion in XFC debut

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It was almost six months ago when Angela Magana, currently 11-5, lost to Jessica “Evil” Eye by decision. Putting the loss to Eye behind her, she now finds herself in a championship bout in her debut for Xtreme Fighting Championships, […]


Fallon Fox: Transgender fighter should have come out sooner

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Featherweight fighter Fallon “The Queen of Swords” Fox is making headlines and it is not because of her 39-second knockout over Ericka Newsome in the opening round of the CFA Women’s Featherweight tournament. Fox, who is 2-0 in her professional […]


Antonio Rogeria Nogueira vs. Mauricio Rua could be a rematch of the ages

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It was 2005 when Antonio Rogerio “Minotauro” Nogueira stepped into the ring with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. It was the quarterfinals of the 2005 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix tournament and both fighters had just come off of the biggest wins of […]


Mark Hunt deserves ‘Top 5’ opponent after victory over Stefan Struve

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When Samoan fighter Mark Hunt made his UFC debut in 2010 with a mixed martial arts record of 5-6, I wondered what he could bring to the octagon. After losing to Sean McCorkle in his UFC debut, I awaited the […]


Sheila Gaff signs with UFC, faces Sara McMann in debut

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Sheila Gaff, also known as “The German Tank,” is ready to roll over opponents inside of the octagon. Her first opponent will be Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann at UFC 159, April 27. Gaff, who currently has a record of […]


Wanderlei Silva deserves to be in UFC Hall of Fame

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There is no question that Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva is one of the most accomplished and beloved fighters of all-time. At tonight’s UFC on Fuel TV event, he faces Brian Stann. Even if Silva, who has accumulated a 34-12-1 […]


Jessica Aguilar’s return could help re-establish Bellator women’s division

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One of Bellator’s biggest stars is making her return in March. Jesslica “Jag” Aguilar is set to make her return to the cage at Bellator 94 on March 28 in a rematch against Patricia Vidonic. Aguilar, who is 14-4 is […]


Muay Thai champion Ramon Dekkers passes away

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Combat sports lost one of its legends. Ramon Dekkers, a multi-time Muay Thai champion, passed away at the age of 43 on February 27. According to the Dutch newspaper BN DeStem, Dekkers had collapsed while riding his bike. Efforts to […]


Jose Aldo accepting Anthony Pettis fight is right move

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Like his previous challenger, UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has a chance to make history. According to various reports, Aldo has accepted the match with former WEC Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. The featherweight champion had previously refused to fight […]