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Shogun Rua Issues Statement On Brutal UFC Hamburg Loss

The legendary former light-heavyweight champion of the world has issued a short statement following his vicious KO defeat to Anthony Smith. UFC Hamburg was a chore. Ten fights that were left in the hands of the judges saw the fight-card equal an unwanted record in the UFC history books. And while there were a few good moments to be found within …

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Watch: Anthony Smith Demolishes Shogun Rua In The First Round

Anthony Smith made short work of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in UFC Hamburg’s headlining showdown, TKO’ing the legend in the opening round. Well, that was a trek! Nine straight decisions paved the way for the year’s most underwhelming fight-card’s main-event headliner and despite the finish it produced, it was over before it even started. Anthony ‘Lionheart’ Smith didn’t take long to …

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Opinion: Ranking The UFC’s Pound-for-Pound Elite

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings often come under much criticism and the title of ‘pound-for-pound king’ is one that – for the most part – will never be unanimously agreed upon. Of course, such things are subjective but there are three active UFC fighters who few could argue stand a distance above the rest; ones who have already established themselves as living …

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UFC 198: Predictions Part 1

Brazilian fighters take centre stage on Saturday night at UFC 198 in front of what is sure to be a passionate home crowd at the Arena Da Baixada in Curitiba. Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is joined on the card by fellow Brazilians Jacare Souza, Vitor Belfort, Cris Cyborg, Damien Maia, Shogun Rua and a host of other natives in what …

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Watch: UFC 198 Embedded, Episode 1 – Road To Brazil

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this weekend for UFC 198 and features a barn-burner heavyweight clash between the champion Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. This will be Werdum’s first title defense since defeating Cain Velasquez in June last year. The co-main isn’t short on appeal either, as former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort faces fellow Brazilian Ronaldo “Jacare” …

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Video: Check Out The Jaw Dropping Promo For UFC 198

UFC 198 Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz in their middleweight bout during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. *** Local Caption *** Anderson Silva; Nick Diaz

UFC 198 looks set to be a showcase of the best Brazil has to offer in MMA. With current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum headlining a card full of his fellow countrymen and women. UFC 198 takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on the 14th of May. All but one fight on the UFC 198 card sees a Brazilian fight someone from …

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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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Thursday Takedown: UFC Fight Night 55/56

Stoppages galore, a devastating knock out in Brazil and one of the worst decisions in a while. It’s all included in Pundit Arena’s staple MMA recap this week. This week’s ‘Tuesday Takedown’ resides in a temporary slot today but the aftermath of the UFC’s double header this past weekend is still highly relevant. With a recent title eliminator between Alexander …

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Fight Night Preview: UFC Fight Night 55 & 56

Another weekend of hard-hitting action is upon us once again as the UFC hosts not one, but two events. Fight Night 55 takes place this Friday from Australia while Fight Night 56 rounds off a jam packed weekend in Brazil; Pundit Arena previews the standout bouts. Michael Bisping (25-6) vs Luke Rockhold (12-2) – UFC Fight Night 55 – Friday …

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