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Head trainer John Hackleman was the man behind Chuck Liddell’s famous painted toenails. He convinced Liddell to paint his nails a decade ago, but he can’t persuade pupils Court McGee or Glover Teixeira to follow suit.
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In his unanimous-decision victory over Abel Trujillo at UFC 160, Khabib Nurmagomedov registered a UFC record 21 takedowns.
With Miesha Tate stepping in for injured Cat Zingano against Ronda Rousey, it will mark the fourth time this year a fighter coming off a loss will fight for a UFC title.
While waiting for Bellator Season Six Featherweight Tournament winner Daniel Straus to heal from a broken hand, Bellator Featherweight Champion Pat Curran is expected to make his pro boxing debut this summer.
Four members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Freestyle Wrestling team have a combined MMA record of 29-0—Daniel Cormier (12-0), Ben Askren (11-0), Henry Cejudo (4-0), and Steve Mocco (2-0).