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Shaun Al-Shatti

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Shaun Al-Shatti is a combat sports writer for MMAFighting.com. Sooner or later an overabundance of Phoenix Suns heartbreak will be the death of him.

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Ellenberger-Rocha scratched from UFC 172

For the second time in his career, Joe Ellenberger's elusive UFC debut has been put on hold.

With knee injury healed, Barnett eager to fight

Josh Barnett suffered a knee injury in February, but now "The Warmaster" is back and ready to crack some skulls.

Faber, Mendes eye major fights in the summer

A pair of Team Alpha Male stablemates may soon have their dates to dance.

Davis joins Team Alpha Male for title fight

Alexis Davis is switching things up ahead of her UFC 175 title fight against Ronda Rousey.

Lombard: Nick Diaz is ‘running' from me

While the rest of the UFC's welterweight division continues to sort itself out, Hector Lombard remains in limbo -- although it's not for a lack of trying.

Werdum tops UFC on FOX 11 salaries

No. 1 heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum led the disclosed payroll for UFC on FOX 11, pocketing $175,000 for his five-round victory over Travis Browne in Orlando, FL.

Cormier vs. Hendo official for UFC 173 co-main

As expected, Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson will collide in the co-main event of UFC 173 with a light heavyweight title shot up for grabs.

Coach: Nurmagomedov deserves No. 1 contender fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov, now 6-0 in the UFC, deserves to be fighting for a title shot his next time out says AKA head trainer Javier Mendez.

Mendez clarifies Cormier-Henderson situation

AKA head coach Javier Mendez appeared on The MMA Hour to clarify the situation between Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson, and whether the two veterans will be colliding at UFC 173.

Velasquez's coach 'not afraid' of Werdum's BJJ

AKA head coach Javier Mendez may have been surprised by Fabricio Werdum's well-rounded assault against Travis Browne, but that doesn't mean he's afraid of Cain Velasquez testing the Brazilian's bread and butter.

Carmouche out indefinitely, Browne gets 90 days

Two fighters received indefinite medical suspensions in the wake of Saturday night's UFC on FOX 11 event, including co-main eventer Liz Carmouche.

Shields responds to UFC release, White's criticism

Now with WSOF, Jake Shields reacts to his abrupt UFC release and Dana White's criticism that he is "just another guy."

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Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza video highlights

Donald Cerrone and Edson Barboza put on an electric performance Saturday night at UFC on FOX 11. Relive their wild one-round brawl here.

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Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche video highlights

Top women's bantamweight contenders Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche collided in Saturday night's co-main event. Catch all the highlights here.

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Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum video highlights

Fabricio Werdum pulled off yet another upset by dominating Travis Browne on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 11. Watch it here.

Pros react to Werdum-Browne, Cerrone-Barboza

The MMA community reacts to Fabricio Werdum's dazzling victory over Travis Browne, plus much more from Saturday night's UFC on FOX 11 event in Orlando, FL.

Pitbull finally gets his second shot at Curran

Patricio Freire will finally get the rematch that has eluded him, as he and Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran are scheduled to collide once again this summer.

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Bellator Uncut: 'I wanna get my rematch'

Check out behind the scenes footage from Bellator 116, including the aftermath of Vladimir Matyushenko's retirement fight against Joey Beltran.

Shields inks multi-fight deal with WSOF

Like several UFC veterans before him, Jake Shields has found a soft landing spot with WSOF. The top-ranked free agent welterweight inked a deal with the promotion on Thursday.

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Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping video highlights

After months of trash talk, Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping settled their score at Wednesday night's TUF Nations Finale. Check out highlights here.

Kennedy may have broken hand, wants Munoz next

While Tim Kennedy may not have come away unscathed from his duel with Michael Bisping, that didn't stop the American from setting his sights on his next top-10 challenge.

Pros react to Kennedy-Bisping, more

Check out reaction from the mixed martial arts community as Tim Kennedy dominated Michael Bisping, plus plenty more from Wednesday's TUF Nations Finale.

TUF Nations Finale undercard live blog

Keep up with the TUF Nations Finale undercard live blog for all the early action at TUF Nations Finale on Wednesday night.

Chael Sonnen calls out Franklin

On the night Chael Sonnen's TUF Brazil 3 brawl was scheduled to be released on UFC Fight Pass, the American Gangster apparently had another name on his mind other than rival coach Wanderlei Silva.

The Janitor's last drive

The drive from West Los Angeles to Temecula, California runs a little under two hours if you're lucky. All concrete and parked cars and faded stars peaking out through the smog. Fortunately, on this night, Vladimir Matyushenko is as lucky as can be.

Tito Ortiz takes on Shlemenko at Bellator PPV

Looks like Tito Ortiz will end up on Bellator's inaugural pay-per-view after all -- just against the unlikeliest of foes.

Pros react to Nelson KO'ing Big Nog

The mixed martial arts community reacts to Roy Nelson's devastating knockout of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, plus much more from UFC Fight Night 39.

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Bellator Uncut: 'He came in 10 pounds heavy'

Check out behind the scenes footage from Bellator 115, a card that had to undergo a thirteenth-hour overhaul after 50-percent of the main card fell through the day before fight night.

Dariush knows he's top-10, even if y’all don't yet

From curtain jerker to main card in his second UFC fight, Beneil Dariush knows he's one of the best fighters lightweight has to offer. Now he's just going to prove it.

Cormier may land on UFC 173 PPV

Now that UFC 173 has lost its co-main event, Daniel Cormier may soon be added to bolster the pay-per-view card. Though Dan Henderson isn't the only possible opponent being looked at for Cormier.

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