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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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How Ben Askren learned to embrace role outside UFC, and why he believes it …
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When the UFC later signed much less experienced fighters, such as former pro wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, who now trains alongside Askren at Roufusport and looks to him as a wrestling coach, it only further solidified Askren as the fighter people …

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UFC 181 broadcast plans set, Faber-Rivera takes featured prelim role
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The broadcast plans for December's UFC 181 lineup are now complete, and Travis Browne (16-2-1 MMA, 7-2-1 UFC) vs. Brendan Schaub (10-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC), Holly Holm (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Raquel Pennington (4-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Tony Ferguson …

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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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UFC champ Georges St-Pierre lands role in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
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St-Pierre (24-2 MMA, 18-2 UFC), who's currently on vacation following his UFC 158 win over Nick Diaz earlier this month, is next scheduled to fight top contender Johny Hendricks (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC). However, a date hasn't been set for their title fight.

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