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Derek Bolender

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Undefeated NABO Cruiserweight Champion BJ Flores agrees to multi-fight MMA contract with Shine Fights

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Undefeated NABO Cruiserweight Champion BJ Flores agrees to multi-fight MMA contract with Shine Fights

Money Shot: MMAmania.com WEC 47 interview exclusive with Chad Mendes

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Money Shot: MMAmania.com WEC 47 interview exclusive with Chad Mendes

Ladies First: MMAmania.com Strikeforce Challengers interview exclusive with Sarah Kaufman

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Ladies First: MMAmania.com Strikeforce Challengers interview exclusive with Sarah Kaufman

Guns Blazing: MMAmania UFC 110 interview exclusive with Chris 'Lights Out' Lytle

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Mixed martial arts veteran Chris Lytle will step back inside the Octagon on February 21 on the undercard of UFC 110 with another slugfest in mind. Sydney, Australia will be the backdrop for what...

'Relentless' pursuit: MMAmania.com UFC 109 interview exclusive with Mike 'Quick' Swick

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'Relentless' pursuit: MMAmania.com UFC 109 interview exclusive with Mike 'Quick' Swick

Strike first, strike hard: MMAmania.com Strikeforce 'Miami' interview exclusive with Robbie Lawler

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Strike first, strike hard: MMAmania.com Strikeforce 'Miami' interview exclusive with Robbie Lawler

Miami Heat: MMAmania.com Strikeforce interview exclusive with Marloes Coenen

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Miami Heat: MMAmania.com Strikeforce interview exclusive with Marloes Coenen

He's back: MMAmania.com WEC 46 interview exclusive with Mike Brown

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He's back: MMAmania.com WEC 46 interview exclusive with Mike Brown

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Former WEC champ Mike Thomas Brown inks new five fight deal

Former WEC Champ Mike Thomas Brown Inks New Five Fight Deal

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Strikeforce's Kevin Casey Shoots for a Single, Yo!

Strikeforce's Kevin Casey Shoots for a Single, Yo!

UFC 111: Jon Fitch vs Thiago Alves rematch likely for March 27

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UFC 111: Jon Fitch vs Thiago Alves rematch likely for March 27

Get ready for war: MMAmania.com Strikeforce 'Evolution' interview exclusive with Gilbert Melendez

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Get ready for war: MMAmania.com Strikeforce 'Evolution' interview exclusive with Gilbert Melendez

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BJ Penn gets loose in 'The Jungle' on Jim Rome's radio show

B.J. Penn Gets Loose in "The Jungle" on Jim Rome's Nationally Syndicated Radio Show

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Fitched: UFC 107 MMAmania interview exclusive with Jon Fitch

Fitched: UFC 107 MMAmania interview exclusive with Jon Fitch

The Emperor's new groove: MMAmania.com interview exclusive with Fedor Emelianenko

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The Emperor's New Groove: An MMAmania.com interview exclusive with Fedor Emelianenko

Gilbert Melendez vs Josh Thomson 2 in the works for Strikeforce: 'Evolution' on Dec. 19

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Gilbert Melendez vs Josh Thomson 2 in the works for Strikeforce: 'Evolution' on Dec. 19

Ready to 'Rumble' II: Josh Koscheck UFC 106 interview exclusive with MMAmania.com

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Ready to 'Rumble': Josh Koscheck UFC 106 interview exclusive with MMAmania.com

Ready to Rumble: Anthony Johnson UFC 106 interview exclusive with MMAmania

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Anthony Johnson talks about his upcoming fight against Josh Koscheck at UFC 106 -- Can he break into the top 10 win?

Nothing personal: Jake Shields Strikeforce interviewexclusive with MMAmania.com

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Jake Shields (28–4–1) is one of only a handful of mixed martial artists who have managed to become stars domestically fighting outside the UFC. To the casual MMA fan his name may not be all that...

Knee injury forces Thiago Alves to withdraw from UFC 107 rematch against Jon Fitch (Updated)

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Former number one welterweight contenders Thiago Alves and Jon Fitch are no longer fighting at UFC 107 after the "Pitbull" was forced to withdraw from the Dec. 12 event with a knee injury,...

Ricardo Almeida injured; UFC 106 fight against Jon Fitch canceled for Nov. 21

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...according to Fitch, who just released the news through several of his social networking accounts: "My fight on Nov. 21st is off, Almeida blew out his knee, but I get a bigger better fight...

Best of the best: Shogun Rua UFC 104 interview exclusive with MMAmania.com

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In 2007, toward the dissolution of the Japanese-based Pride FC organization, Mauricio Rua was considered (arguably) the top 205-pound fighter in the world. This was even during the time that Chuck...

Between rounds: A conversation with UFC Octagon Girl Natasha Wicks

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Three months ago, the 5’2," blue-eyed beauty Natasha Wicks was just another casual mixed martial arts fan. That was until she was crowned the winner of the Maxim-sponsored UFC octagon girl search...

Gaga for Gegard: An MMAmania.com interview exclusive with Gegard Mousasi

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After a dominating performance over Renato "Babalu" Sobral to claim the Strikeforce light heavyweight championship belt at the "Carano vs. Cyborg" event back on August 15, Gegard Mousasi has...

Great Dane: An MMAmania.com UFC 103 interview exclusive with Martin 'Hitman' Kampmann

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Martin Kampmann learned a valuable, albeit unsolicited lesson from Nate Marquardt at UFC 88 last September at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. "The Great" size and strength advantage of his...

Don't blink: An MMAmania.com UFC 103 interview exclusive with Hermes Franca

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Hermes Franca has officially entered the twilight of his career at the age of 35. He's been around the block a time or two and has put together some big wins while enduring a few losses along the...

Knock, knock: Demian Maia UFC 102 interview exclusive with MMAmania

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It’s safe to say Demian Maia has made a successful transition from grappling sensation to mixed martial arts star. In fact, he’s made it look way too easy. As a submission grappler he accumulated...

Mighty Mouse: Miguel Torres WEC 42 interview exclusive with MMAmania.com

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If you walk past the unassuming 5’10," 135-pound Miguel Torres on the street you would never know he is one of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world. Just watch him fight in the cage...

George St. Pierre has 'no fear:' UFC champ featured in Rolling Stone

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Props: Rolling Stone Quoteworthy: "This former Montreal club bouncer isn't huge -- he's 5-10, 170 pounds -- but it hardly matters. Check any Mixed Martial Arts ranking for his class and you'll...

'Flo' Job: An MMAmania.com UFC 101 interview exclusive with Kenny Florian

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It's been roughly three years since Kenny Florian's first title shot in which he lost a bloody, five round battle to mixed martial arts veteran Sean Sherk at UFC 64. Needless to say, a lot has...

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