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Watch highlights from Rafael dos Anjos' unanimous decision victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 27.
Video: UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos/Cerrone
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UFC president Dana White spent 13 or so minutes this week with Boston.com's "Boston Sports Live."
Here's the video, where he talks about coming back to his hometown, Chael Sonnen vs. "Shogun" Rua and more UFC on Fox Sports 1.
White calls Sonnen "still the No. 1 contender at 185 pounds."
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The word war between Ronda Rousey and Miesha continued Tuesday night with this clip from "UFC Tonight."
Expect the mud to be slung and the muck to be raked plenty war as this season of "The Ultimate Fighter" plays out on Fox Sports 1 leading up to their bout at UFC 168 on Dec. 28.
In the clip embedded below, Tate fires back.
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I'm unsure the last time I watched an MMA pre-fight video feature that included mentions of both Bret "The Hitman" Hart AND the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Thank you, Nick Newell!
Of course, Newell's back story is far more compelling than terrific pop culture references.
Watch the embedded video below to learn more about the Springfield, Mass., native as Newell prepares...Read more »
Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler landed a big right hand to drop David Rickels in the first minute of the fight at Bellator 97.
Watch the knockout video below.
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Tyrone Spong and Angel DeAnda headline the fourth offering from the World Series of Fighting on Aug. 10 in Ontario, Calif. (and airing live on NBC Sports Network).
Let's get you started for that bout with a pair of pre-fight videos.
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UFC president Dana White rarely, if ever, minces his words.
After UFC on Fox 8 on Saturday night, White had nothing but positive things to say about flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, but welterweight Rory MacDonald did not get the same treatment.
MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger went three rounds, with MacDonald winning the decision in a very uneventful fight.
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In May, Allanna Jones was the opponent of Fallon Fox, the first known transgender MMA fighter.
In July, Allanna Jones was the recipient of a perfectly placed headkick by former boxer Holly Holm and got herself knocked out at Legacy FC 21.
Below is the full fight video, with the highlight headkick coming in around the 9:08 mark.
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Newsday videographer Mario Gonzalez is in Las Vegas to chronicle Baldwin's Chris Weidman and his pursuit of the UFC middleweight championship belt against Anderson Silva at UC 162 on Saturday night.
Above is video from Thursday's press conference. Below, in the "Related" section is video from Wednesday's open workout, plus a video gallery of all the Chris Weidman videos from past...Read more »
Many media outlets asked Chris Weidman the same sorts of questions during Monday's blitz around the city ahead of UFC 162 on Saturday.
Here are some of the answers he gave to Newsday, plus a cameo from training partner and UFC light heayweight Gian Villante....Read more »