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  1. 'Ninja' on retirement: Life goes on

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    With three simple but profound words, former EliteXC middleweight champion Murilo "Ninja" Rua embraced retirement from mixed martial arts. "Life goes on," he told The decision no fighter wants to make came in wake of Rua's third...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  2. The legend that almost never was

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    What would the landscape of UFC's middleweight division look like without Anderson Silva? It's a vision that takes on a different reality when Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira says that the sport's most dangerous striker nearly called it quits before making ...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  3. Dos Santos predicts KO at UFC 131

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    Junior dos Santos found out that Brock Lesnar was out of their UFC 131 headliner at the same time as the rest of the world: Thursday afternoon, when UFC President Dana White announced it during an emergency media conference call. Dos Santos, who ...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  4. Aldo fights infection, would fight teammates

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    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was taking antibiotics for a toe infection just days before his April 30 title defense against Mark Hominick at UFC 129, Nova Uniao leader Andre Pederneiras told on Tuesday. "He suffered a cut on hi...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  5. Machida wants piece of UFC 'Rio' pie

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    Plenty of Brazilians have made known their desire to compete at UFC "Rio" on Aug. 27 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -- the UFC's first event in Brazil in more than a decade. Add Lyoto Machida to the list. The historic show will fea...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  6. Machida: Feijao, Shogun losses could stunt Brazilian MMA

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    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes recent high-profile title losses by countrymen Rafael Cavalcante and Mauricio Rua could have a negative short-term impact on the growth of mixed martial arts in Brazil. More »...

    Blog | April 26, 2011