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Silva not sharp in ‘weird’ win

Anderson Silva, among the best and most dominant strikers in mixed martial arts, went long stretches without doing much of anything against overmatched challenger Patrick Cote on Saturday night.

Substitute fighter knocks off Slice

The fighters in the main event on Saturday’s nationally televised EliteXC mixed martial arts card weren’t quite who the fans were expecting.

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Kampmann tries to resume ascent

Martin Kampmann once climbed most of the way up the ladder in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

UFC’s White not shy

Sensitive, shy and soft-spoken are three characteristics that do not describe Dana White, the Ultimate Fighting Championship president. And there’s nothing wrong with that.

WEC champ ignores speculation

Carlos Condit’s dominance as the World Extreme Cagefighting welterweight champion has led to speculation that he soon might be asked to step up to the UFC.

UFC’s Irvin fails drug test after Silva bout, NAC says

The Nevada Athletic Commission and attorney general filed a complaint against UFC fighter James “The Sandman” Irvin on Tuesday, alleging he tested positive for two unapproved painkillers after his July 19 light heavyweight fight against Anderson Silva.

Jackson’s next step uncertain

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is apparently out of police custody, but it still could be some time before it’s known how long he will be out of mixed martial arts action.

Silva quells concern, wins

Anderson Silva admitted that some members of his camp were skeptical about his decision to move up to the light heavyweight division for one fight.

Larger foe doesn’t faze Anderson Silva

Five weeks ago, Anderson Silva was enjoying a working vacation in Hawaii, while his manager was home in Redondo Beach, Calif., barbecuing with friends.

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