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White on Rousey-McMann: It was a good stoppage

Plenty of people criticized Herb Dean's stoppage of the UFC 170 main event. UFC president Dana White isn't one of them.

WSOF 9 headlined by two title fights on March 29

World Series of Fighting returns to Las Vegas in March with two title fights, including Rousimar Palhares’ debut in a championship bout against Steve Carl.

Silva expected to be released from hospital Sunday

Anderson Silva is expected to be released from a Las Vegas hospital Sunday, just hours after undergoing emergency surgery on his left leg after UFC 168.

Shinya Aoki drops to featherweight at ONE FC 11

With the ONE FC lightweight strap already in tow, Shinya Aoki is now on the hunt to add a second division's belt to his collection.

ONE FC eyeing major overhaul for 2013, 2014

ONE FC came out of the gates slow in 2013, but Asia's biggest promotion is about to roll into the new year with a bang.

Former Strikeforce featherweight contender Yamanaka retires

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Hiroko Yamanaka, a former Strikeforce featherweight contender, recently announced her retirement from MMA via her blog. "Cat's Eye" leaves the sport with a 12-3 (1 NC) record since making her debut in Nov. 2006. For more on her retirement, visit MMARising.com. (Photo credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE.)

Aoki willing to break bones to get his revenge

Shinya Aoki doesn't fight angry. He fights scared. He wants to kill his opponent and he knows the feeling is mutual. But now Aoki craves something more. He wants vengeance, and he's willing to break bones to do it.

Overeem competes in arm wrestling tournament

Overeem, Sapp, Sakuraba and others compete in arm wrestling tournament

VIDEO: Manhoef KO's Kang at DREAM 18

Melvin Manhoef stops Denis Kang with a brutal knee at DREAM 18. For more videos of the DREAM/GLORY event, we've got you covered.

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Best fight week interviews of 2012

With 2012 officially in the books, it's time to once again look back at our best fight week interviews of the year.

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Cro Cop wins in MMA return

In a New Year's Eve match in Japan, Mirko Filipovic came back to mixed martial arts, and won a quick submission victory.

Dream 18 results

Check out the Dream 18 results from all the action from the Saitama Super Arena.

Marloes Coenen added to DREAM 18 fight card

Marloes Coenen, a former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion and precursor to Ronda Rousey's title, has been added to Japan's traditional New Year's Eve fight card at the Saitama Super Arena.

DREAM/Glory show to air on CBS Sports Network

The massive Dec. 31 super show now has a television home in the U.S.

ONE FC scraps plans for December event

The promotion has scrapped a planned December event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, due to "lack of venue options and availability."

GLORY teams up with DREAM on New Year's Eve

The upstart GLORY promotion has teamed up with DREAM to stage the traditional New Year's Eve show in Japan.

Megumi Fujii close to retiring

The former pound-for-pound queen is looking to either fight one more time in Japan or calling it a career.

DREAM to hold New Year's Eve show

Contrary to previous reports, the Japanese promotion is still alive.

ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation Predictions

In the absence of UFC 151, mixed martial arts' top East Asian promotion takes center stage in the MMA community tomorrow in the Philippines. Top prospects from the region, members of the Gracie...

Olympic Gold Medalist Rulon Gardner Declined $1 Million Offer to Fight Fedor Emelianenko

Much is made of the transition for those elite collegiate and Olympic wrestlers who wish to try mixed martial arts as a post-wrestling career option. On the heels of the 2012 London Olympic Games -...

One FC CEO Victor Cui Says Andrei Arlovski, Jens Pulver 'Can Still Fight'

One FC added a pair of former UFC champions for the company's next card.

Bibiano Fernandes Weighing Contract Offers From UFC, ONE FC

According to sources close to the DREAM bantamweight champion, Bibiano Fernandes had verbally agreed to sign with the UFC last week. That's when the organization announced that he would meet Roland Delorme at UFC 149 on July 21.

The MMA Hour Is Back

The MMA Hour features Dan Hardy, Daniel Cormier and many more. Daniel Cormier recently won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix this past weekend.

Tokyo Days: UFC 144 Travel Journal

Through our work here at MMA Fighting, we've had the opportunity to travel the world covering UFC events. UFC 144 took us to Tokyo, Japan, and we wanted to share our experiences not just in bringing you news from the fights, but also our experience of the city.

A Visit to Tokyo's World Famous Tuna Auction With Ryo Chonan

Last week in Tokyo, we visited the world famous tuna auction in Tsukiji with former UFC fighter Ryo Chonan. Located in the Tsukiji Fish Market, the 5:00 A.M. tuna auction is a must-see for tourists. A video of our visit can be found below.

The MMA Hour Is Back

The MMA Hour with Joe Lauzon, Sean Loeffler, Mauro Ranallo, and Daniel Herbertson.

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