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Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:33:54 -0700

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Sherdog’s Top 10: Ghoulish MMA Moments

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:23 -0700

Limbs have been broken, body parts severed and blood shed in horrifying happenings that might have made Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers blush.

The Hit List: Undefeated Fighters in the UFC

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:57:12 -0700

Of the 648 fighters the Ultimate Fighting Championship has on its roster, only 28 -- 4.3 percent -- are undefeated and have posted at least one victory inside the Octagon.

The Bottom Line: Concerns Pile Up for New UFC Owners

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:47:18 -0700

From disgruntled talent to the continued rise of Bellator MMA, WME-IMG has its hands full after taking the Ultimate Fighting Championship wheel from Zuffa, writes Todd Martin.

Hendo: A Sherdog Retrospective

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:24:15 -0700

Over a career that covered nearly two full decades, Dan Henderson became a complicated figure, heroic to some, polarizing to others.

Jose Aldo: 5 Defining Moments

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:17:07 -0700

The former World Extreme Cagefighting and Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight titleholder wields a resume few can touch.

Opinion: Emerging Markets and World Domination

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:12:05 -0700

The juice has not yet been worth the squeeze on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s international expansion front, writes Eric Stinton.

Matt Hughes: 5 Defining Moments

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:57:12 -0700

From his iconic “A Country Boy Can Survive” entrance to his no-nonsense, blue collar approach, the Hillsboro, Illinois, native was an agent of change in mixed martial arts.

Boxing’s Heavyweights of the 1970s: Muhammad Ali

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:55:12 -0700

Simply known as “The Greatest,” Ali’s commitment to craft and his desire to surround himself with brilliant minds are often overlooked pieces to his puzzle.

Matches to Make After Bellator 162

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:40:18 -0700

In Alexander Shlemenko’s world, the key to a man’s heart is through his liver.

Sherdog Remembers: Pride Fighting Championships Leaves the Nest

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:16:47 -0700

On Oct. 21, 2006, the Japanese powerhouse arrived on American soil for the first time, with the great Fedor Emelianenko on the marquee.

Opinion: The Silver Lining of a Mass Firing

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:12:05 -0700

We all knew when the Ultimate Fighting Championship was sold, people would be fired. This week, the exodus began and was more profound than anyone would have guessed. However, the UFC's mass firing has surprisingly positive implications for the actual quality of the promotion's product.

Gilbert Smith’s Undivided Attention

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:12:47 -0700

Renewed focus has “The Ultimate Fighter 17” alum energized ahead of his Bellator 162 battle with Ricky Rainey on Friday in Memphis, Tennessee.

Opinion: The Cost of UFC vs. GSP

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:12:57 -0700

The Ultimate Fighting Championship vs. Georges St. Pierre saga is a code-red level of fail and pretty much one of the worst ways that the biggest mixed martial arts promotion can start under new ownership, writes Andreas Hale.

What to Watch For: Bellator 162

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:47:46 -0700

Former middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko returns to the Bellator MMA cage opposite Kendall Grove on Friday in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sherdog’s Top 10: American Mixed Martial Artists

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:27:43 -0700

The United States has produced a healthy share of all-time greats, from hated villains and blood-and-guts warriors to larger-than-life heroes and regal tacticians.

The Bottom Line: No Vale La Pena

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:15:00 -0700

No fighter has combined terrible points with awful presentation quite as spectacularly as Julianna Pena, writes Todd Martin.

Opinion: Lies, Damned Lies and Everything Else

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:33:12 -0700

It is hard to appreciate the mindset required to compete at a high level and harder still to appreciate how difficult it can be to recover from the kind of loss Ronda Rousey suffered, writes Eric Stinton.

Kazushi Sakuraba: 5 Defining Moments

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:57:12 -0700

They broke the mold when they made “The Gracie Hunter,” a Japanese icon who carried the MMA torch for an entire people.

Sherdog’s Top 10: Greatest Single Strikes in MMA History

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:57:12 -0700

They represent a holy convergence in hand-to-hand combat, a place where timing, speed, power, technique and creativity meet in glorious displays of violence.

Sherdog Remembers: The Ascent of ‘The Spider’

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:02:54 -0700

On Oct. 14, 2006, Anderson Silva authored a beatdown of almost unthinkable proportions in claiming the undisputed UFC middleweight championship.