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Leading MMA promoter bans weight-cutting by dehydration

Manila (AFP) – Prominent Asian mixed martial arts promoter One Championship announced Thursday it is banning weight-cutting by dehydration, weeks after one of its fighters died, reportedly following an attempt…

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Montreal's John (The Bull) Makdessi loses by split decision at UFC 194

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi, returning after a broken jaw in a loss to Donald (Cowboy) Cerrone, lost a split decision to Yancy Medeiros on…

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Conor McGregor scores sensational knockout over Jose Aldo at UFC 194

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – (The Notorious) Conor McGregor backed up his trash talk with his fists Saturday night at UFC 194, knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to…

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Frankie Edgar knocks out Chad Mendes in first round of UFC featherweight battle

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Frankie (The Answer) Edgar earned another title shot by knocking out Chad (Money) Mendes in the first round of a main event battle of elite featherweight…

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Tim (The Dirty Bird) Means knocks out John (Doomsday) Howard at UFC Fight Night

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Welterweight Tim (The Dirty Bird) Means knocked out John (Doomsday) Howard in the second round of the featured bout of the UFC's Fight Night undercard Thursday….

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Toronto's Theodorou faces stiff test in former Brazilian army paratrooper

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Elias (The Spartan) Theodorou has passed every MMA test thrown at him so far. The Toronto middleweight has won all 11 of his fights, including both…

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Holly Holm knocks out Ronda Rousey in 2nd-round shocker to take UFC bantamweight title

MELBOURNE, Australia – Ronda Rousey was the UFC's unstoppable force until Holly Holm used the former champion's aggression against her to produce one of the sport's biggest upsets. Rousey chased…

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Quebec's Valerie (Trouble) Letourneau looks for third UFC win on Saskatoon card

TORONTO – At 19, a pregnant Valerie (Trouble) Letourneau had a dream. "I wanted to be the first female fighter (from Quebec) to step into the Octagon as a pro,"…

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Ronda Rousey announces she will defend UFC title against former boxer Holly Holm on Jan. 2

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will take on former boxing champion Holly Holm in her next bout on Jan. 2. Rousey announced the matchup on ABC's…

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Canadian fighter Ryan (The Big Deal) Jimmo pushing for change in UFC

TORONTO – Canadian fighter Ryan (The Big Deal) Jimmo returns to action Saturday after almost a year off. Injuries, however, haven't prevented the outspoken UFC light-heavyweight from fighting for what…

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