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Namajunas embraces champion's role with class at UFC 217
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Before Namajunas entered the Octagon, her partner and former UFC fighter Pat Barry whispered in her ear, “All you gotta do is just be you.” Once she knocked Jedrzejczyk down the first time, Namajunas felt the adrenaline and excitement. She took a deep breath and reminded herself of her mantra: “Confidence, conditioning, composure, content, I’m […]

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Benson Henderson embraces role as UFC 'company man'
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title holder Benson Henderson is reliable. His past seven bouts have been featured in the main event, with Saturday night's "UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos" contest opposite Rafael dos Anjos …

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As UFC embraces women's MMA, Invicta's Knapp sees 'validation' instead of …
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When the UFC first announced that it would add 135-pound women to its previously all-male roster of fighters, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp[autotag] liked to say that it didn't concern her all that much because, “they're doing one weight class; I …

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