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  • Alex Oliveira plans to avoid Ryan LaFlare’s takedowns by ‘moving’ and ‘hitting him hard in the face'

    Alex Oliveira has a gameplan for when he takes on Ryan LaFlare at UFC on Fox 25

    Alex Oliveira is not too worried about Ryan LaFlare’s wrestling prowess when they in New York. As “Cowboy” explained to Combate, he has a gameplan to nullify LaFlare’s game, which consists on a lot of footwork and also hitting him in the face as hard and often as possible.

  • Alex Silva willing to trade strikes with Roy Doliguez

    Even though Roy Doliguez seems to have the upper hand in the striking department, Brazilian combatant Alex “Little Rock” Silva has no qualms when it comes to trading kicks and punches with the Filipino fighter.

    Silva is slated to face Doliguez on the undercard of ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS, which takes place at the 12,000-capacity Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 10 February.

  • Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones not the GOAT, may not be able to erase 'cheater stamp'

    Jon Jones is adamant he did not take any type of steroids prior to UFC 200 after it was revealed he was flagged by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for Hydroxy-clomiphene, an anti-estrogenic agent, and Letrozole metabolite, an aromatase inhibitor.

  • Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum go back and forth in co-main event

    Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum completed for the third time at UFC 213, but it didn’t really put a definite end to their trilogy. After a pretty uneventful opening round, Overeem edged the 2nd, and Werdum took the third with a wide margin as he hurt Alistair pretty bad.

  • Alistair Overeem says CM Punk is making a mistake with UFC debut

    With over 80 professional fights spread across mixed martial arts and kickboxing, Alistair Overeem knows combat sports better than almost anybody and he knows it can be an unforgiving and brutal endeavor the best athletes how have spent their lives preparing for battle.

  • All fighters are on weight, but Yoel Romero needs the towel

    Check out the official weigh-in results for UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    The UFC 213 weigh-ins are in the books, with everyone able to make weight. Amanda Nunes was 135 pounds on the money, while her women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko came in at 134.5. Robert Whittaker weighed in quite early for his interim middleweight title bout vs. Yoel Romero, who needed the towel as he tipped the scales at 185.

  • All set for WSOF

    By Aldrin Capinan

    All is set for the World Series of Fighting – Global Championship’s (WSOF-GC) first card at the Smart Araneta Coliseum July 30.

  • Amanda Nunes believes she or Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be UFC’s first women’s two-division champ

    UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is pleased with all the new divisions that have been added to the UFC.

    Reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, is happy to see the UFC expanding its women’s divisions. As she revealed to Combate, the more weight classes the UFC keeps on adding, the bigger the chances are for the first ever two-division women’s champ to come to surface. In Nunes' eyes, it'll be either herself or strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

  • Amanda Nunes calls out Holm and de Randamie: I want to become women’s first two-division champ

    UFC women’s bantamweight champ Nunes calls out the winner of Holm vs. de Randamie for a shot at the featherweight title.

    Will 2017 see a rise in multi-division champions? It’s looking that way.

    Conor McGregor’s historic achievement at UFC 205, which saw him capture the lightweight title to become the promotion’s first two-division champ, has spurred several fighters to accomplish the same feat.

  • Amanda Nunes intends to retire with UFC belt, regardless of 'ugly' comments from Valentina Shevchenko

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A title takes on different meanings for its different holders. For some, it’s about pride. For others, it’s about status. For newly-crowned champion Amanda Nunes, however, the UFC women’s bantamweight belt means everything.

  • Amanda Nunes prefers to fight Ronda Rousey, would gladly whoop Julianna Pena in her place

    Why is Amanda Nunes in such a hurry to fight Ronda Rousey?

  • Amanda Nunes: 'There's nothing Valentina can do to take the belt from me'

    Amanda Nunes feels no pressure as she prepares to take on Valentina Shevchenko a second time.

    As female bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, is making her final preparations to take on Valentina Shevchenko for the second time. She revealed to Combate that there is no pressure coming in to the fight, even though she is the last Brazilian with a UFC title for the time being.

  • Amir Khan pictured with UFC belt: 'UFC training has started'

    Boxer Amir Khan recently uploaded a series of pictures related to MMA, hinting that he is perhaps making a switch from boxing to MMA.

  • Anderson Silva ‘very upset’ with recent treatment from UFC, names Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta

    FORMER middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not happy with the UFC.

    Silva voiced his displeasure with the promotion in a recent interview with Brazilian outlet UPO, where he discussed his treatment by the UFC after his recent bout against Daniel Cormier.

  • Anderson Silva dismantles training camp with UFC 212 bout scrapped

    UFC’s 212 PPV card just took a big notoriety hit with the absence of former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

    The UFC’s PPV card in Rio de Janeiro this June is all set to feature a lineup for Brazilian MMA stars, but it’ll be without it’s most marquee attraction. Anderson Silva was set to face Kelvin Gastelum in a bout on the PPV card, but a failed drug test for marijuana and subsequent suspension by the Brazilian MMA Sports Court for saw Gastelum pulled from the card.

  • Anderson Silva goes on huge rant: If I don’t get interim title fight vs. Yoel Romero, I’m done

    Anderson Silva is fed up with the UFC, that he vows retirement if he does not get an interim title fight against Yoel Romero.

    Just five years ago, Anderson Silva was the UFC’s poster boy, as he held his six-year reign as the world middleweight champion. While he is still a big name these days, he is no longer on the company’s top priority list.

  • Anderson Silva still wants Roy Jones fight, Jose Aldo wants Miguel Cotto

    As Anderson Silva reiterates his boxing aspirations, Jose Aldo is looking to follow suit.

    Long before Conor McGregor made noise about transitioning into boxing to fight Floyd Mayweather, Anderson Silva was already pushing for his own stint inside the ring. “The Spider” has been campaigning for a possible fight against four-division champion Roy Jones Jr for years now.

  • Anderson Silva talks Conor McGregor’s flaws, potential fight with Mayweather

    Anderson Silva talks Conor McGregor’s flaws, potential fight with Mayweather.

    We all have our flaws, but Conor McGregor’s are abundantly clear. That’s according to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who was featured on Combate News TV on Thursday evening.

    Silva, who ruled as the 185 lbs king for seven years, said McGregor’s most notable weakness is jiu jitsu.

  • ANGELA LEE DEFENDS ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST ISTELA NUNES

    BEN ASKREN TAKES ON AGILAN THANI IN CO-MAIN EVENT OF ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES

    ADDITIONAL BOUTS CONFIRMED FOR 26 MAY IN SINGAPORE

    17 April 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has announced its return to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with a spectacular card scheduled for Friday, 26 May.

  • Angela Lee draws praise for exemplifying true heart of champion in title defense

    The dazzling rise of Asian mixed martial arts superstar Angela “Unstoppable” Lee continued last Friday, May 26 when she staked her ONE Women’s Atomweight World Championship title against Brazilian contender Istela Nunes in the main event of ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES.

    In front of a roaring Singapore Indoor Stadium, the atmosphere was electrifying as confetti rained down on Lee following her victory, marking the second-straight successful defense of her coveted gold-plated strap.