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Watch: Michael Chiesa Kimuras Carlos Condit With One Arm

UFC welterweight debutant Michael Chiesa took to his new home in emphatic fashion, submitting the former interim champion Carlos Condit at UFC 232. Chiesa has found his name in the headlines for reasons outside of fighting recently due to his ongoing lawsuit against the former two-weight world champion Conor McGregor. And while the incident that saw Chiesa lose out on …

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Cyborg Leads The Way As Five Fighters Receive Six-Figure Disclosed Payouts For UFC 219

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino topped the list of disclosed salaries for UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, receiving a flat payout of $500,000 for her main event turn, while fellow headliner Holly Holm and three other fighters also earned six-figure sums. ‘Cyborg’, who showed patience, poise and characteristic power to overcome Holm via unanimous decision, …

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Fighter Of The Week: Johny Hendricks

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at a man whose name has fallen in stature somewhat in recent times, last weekend’s UFC Halifax co-main-event victor, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks. Defeat can come in many forms in the world of mixed martial arts. On the mat, a stray limb or an open neck …

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Demian Maia Makes A Beautifully Transparent Statement On His Title Aspirations & Why He Should Be Next

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has made a heartfelt statement about his life as a martial artist, his career and his title aspirations in the lead up to the 170lb championship bout between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson at UFC 209. Maia may well be the UFC’s most talented martial artist from a traditional standpoint. As a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor he …

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Ranking The Top Eight UFC Fights Of 2016

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Doo Ho Choi (R) of South Korea fights Cub Swanson (L) of the United States in their Featherweight bout during the UFC 206 event at Air Canada Centre on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

It’s that time of the year again folks! With 2016 behind us the MMA media now face the near-impossible task of drawing up a list of the greatest fights of the 366-day period that just passed, and though I was originally going to produce a top-five, the standard this year was simply too ridiculous so with that, I give you …

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Boxing Vs MMA: Dream Match-Ups From Seven Different Weight Classes

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Anthony Joshua (L) of London in action against Eric Molina of the United States during their IBF World Heavyweight Championship fight at Manchester Arena on December 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Having followed both boxing and mixed martial arts for as long as I can remember, I have learned that just about anything is possible once the opening bell sounds. Having said that, I feel that it’s highly unlikely for a fighter to make a successful transition from one elite level to the other. I’m convinced a top mixed martial artist …

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Opinion: Yet More Excuses From Nate Diaz’ Coach Starting To Leave A Sour Taste

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The amazing spectacle of both athleticism and respect between Conor McGregor at UFC 202 is continuing to be tarnished somewhat because of the litany of excuses still emanating from the Diaz camp. Speaking earlier this week on Submission Radio, the fighter’s boxing coach Richard Perez laid out an extensive list of injuries that Diaz had been dealing with in camp. He backed up Diaz’ claim …

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