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Leicester City, the Unlikeliest of Winners
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When Holly Holm beat reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholder Ronda Rousey last November, she shocked the sporting world. But Rousey was only an 8-to-1 favorite to win that match. A bigger shocker in the fighting world happened in 1990 …

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Ultimate Fighting Championship: How Fighters Dominate in Innovative Ways
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When UFC first hit the scene, it was fighting for relevance in a crowded mainstream sports arena. While football was the undisputed king of the global sports realm, with hockey, cricket, basketball, American football, tennis, and other sports at …

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Mixed martial arts fighting heading to Brockton this summer
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Cappiello, who is performing the operations side for the event, has partnered with Joe Lake, a veteran boxing trainer, who has connections with Ultimate Fighting Championship. “If you look around the region, there are some small MMA shows,” Lake, who …

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Jon Jones overpowers Ovince at UFC 197
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Saturday night's UFC 197 in Las Vegas saw Jon Jones win the interim UFC light heavyweight title, a successful flyweight title defense by Demetrious Johnson [Johnson v Cejudo], and a series of superbly entertaining fights to lead into the main event.

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MMA's Greats of the States | Iowa: Pat Miletich
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During his fighting career, Miletich became the first man to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title when he was awarded a split decision over Mikey Burnett at UFC 17.5 on Oct. 16, 1998 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He successfully …

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Belal Muhammad Overwhelms Steve Carl, Captures Titan FC Welterweight Crown
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In the co-main event, Jason Novelli and four-time Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Yosdenis Cedeno battled to an unsatisfying split draw in a lightweight tilt. One judge scored it 29-28 Novelli, while a second had it 29-28 in favor of Cedeno. A …

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Former UFC fighter Matt Grice discusses life after tragic 2013 accident
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Unlike many mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters before him, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Matt Grice unfortunately found out the hard way that every second truly matters. Remember, the now 34-year-old was nearly killed in …

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UFC cuts embattled TUF champ Diego Brandao
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Diego Brandao, 28, who rose to fame after capturing the glass trophy as a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14, was released earlier today by the world's premiere mixed martial arts (MMA) …

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