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Jon Jones turns focus to Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would prefer to fight Daniel Cormier, and notAlexander Gustafsson, in his next title defense, according to UFC president Dana White. In comments made to UFC.com on Monday, White said Jones has still refused to sign bout agreements … Continue reading

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Run Run Shaw, Movie Mogul Seen as Creator of Kung Fu Genre, Dies at 106

Run Run Shaw, the colorful Hong Kong media mogul whose name was synonymous with low-budget Chinese action and horror films — and especially with the wildly successful kung fu genre, which he is largely credited with inventing — died on … Continue reading

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Gustafsson-Manuwa set for March

By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com A UFC light heavyweight fight between Alexander Gustafsson and undefeated prospect Jimi Manuwa has been scheduled for March 8 at the O2 Arena in London. Manuwa replaces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, who was originally scheduled to fight Gustafsson but withdrew last week due … Continue reading

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JdS confident ahead of rubber match

By Andrew R. Davis ESPN Stats & Information As talented a fighter as Junior dos Santos has proved to be inside the Octagon, there was always a noticeable defect in his game: He was predictable.It was no secret that the minute dos … Continue reading

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Expect ground battle between Maia, Shields

By Franklin McNeil ESPN.com Any fighter vowing to grapple with Demian Maia inside the Octagon should be pulled aside and given a stern talking to. In the jiu-jitsu world, Maia’s skills are as good as it gets. He’s a master grappler who … Continue reading

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Legal woes not distracting Cerrone

  Al Powers for ESPNBest foot forward: Donald Cerrone, left, hopes to bring his most complete form into Wednesday’s fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Backing away from a fight is not in Donald Cerrone’s DNA. Whether the fight is inside … Continue reading

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Chris Weidman upsets Anderson Silva, winning by KO in second round

LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva‘s amazing run of 2,458 days as UFC middleweight champion ended with him lying flat on his back, knocked out, as the result of an arrogant and short-sighted decision.   In the end, he turned out … Continue reading

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Is Anderson Silva the best MMA fighter of all time?

  The UFC sent out an e-mail Monday with quotes from 18 of its most well-known fighters, all of whom mostly agreed on two things: Middleweight champion Anderson Silva is probably the best fighter in mixed martial arts history, and … Continue reading

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