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Will Chope, ex-wife issue joint statement in response to UFC release, past domestic violence incidents

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Fighting

Former UFC featherweight Will Chope is responding to questions and concerns raised from a Bleacher Report articleuncovering Chope had been given a Bad Conduct Discharge and sentenced to five...

Morning Report: Forrest Griffin on TRT: 'What's wrong with wanting to be better at your job?'

Posted by system system 14 days ago from MMA Fighting

Not that he has much skin in the game since retiring from fighting last May, but UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin doesn't appreciate the stigma of being a testosterone replacement therapy u...

Morning Report: Conor McGregor unimpressed with 'basic' Jose Aldo, would pass on retiring Diego Sanchez

Posted by system system 18 days ago from MMA Fighting

On the mend from a torn ACL, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor is making sure he's gone, but not forgotten. Speaking with Irish independent radio station News Talk, McGregor isn't keeping his...

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez set for year-end show

Posted by system system 19 days ago from MMA Fighting

According to a report by a Puerto Rican newspaper, a lightweight title showdown will go down in December. UFC president Dana White said at a San Juan press conference that the bout between c...

Morning Report: Wanderlei Silva nearly quit TUF Brazil to force apology from Chael Sonnen

Posted by system system 19 days ago from MMA Fighting

Public humiliation and contractual obligations be damned, Wanderlei Silva just wasn't in the mood for TUF. I'm sure some MMA fans can relate. Serving as coaches on the third season of The Ul...

Report: Daniel Cormier vs. Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante targeted for UFC 175

Posted by system system 20 days ago from Bloody Elbow

Reports are indicating that Daniel Cormier's second light heavyweight bout will take place against Rafael Cavalvante in July. It appears that Daniel Cormier's next opponent will be someone t...

Morning Report: Alexander Gustafsson says Jon Jones' matchmaking is understandable 'because he tries to avoid me'

Posted by system system 20 days ago from MMA Fighting

Light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson isn't mincing words about UFC champion Jon Jones. Remarking that Jones' recent hypothetical matchmaking is an all too obvious attempt to side...

Morning Report: Gina Carano 'very open' to returning to MMA

Posted by system system 21 days ago from MMA Fighting

I must admit, when UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently made his now infamous tease about some massive women's MMA news coming down the pike, Gina Carano, 31, hardly came to mind. The women's ...

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Morning Report: Phil Davis not a fan of 'The Ultimate Jon Jones Fighting Championship'

Posted by system system 22 days ago from MMA Fighting

Set to welcome Anthony Johnson back into the fold at UFC 172 in April, Phil Davis can't help but sound like he's drawn the short straw. Largely absent from much of the light heavyweight divi...

Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre interested in superfight with Anderson Silva under fair conditions

Posted by system system 25 days ago from MMA Fighting

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre hasn't always been keen on talk of 'superfights,' but his tone has certainly softened over the past year. St-Pierre even told Ariel Helwani...

Morning Report: Michael Chandler pledges to finish Eddie Alvarez, says Alvarez 'didn't believe he won the fight'

Posted by system system 26 days ago from MMA Fighting

Ahead of his May 17 rubber match with Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, former champ Michael Chandler says he's learned his lesson going the distance with fickle MMA judging. "I'm...

Morning Report: Tyron Woodley calls Joe Rogan's UFC 171 commentary 'horrendous,' feels he's being punished for being in

Posted by system system 27 days ago from MMA Fighting

With his UFC 171 victory over Carlos Condit undeniably marred by injury, Tyron Woodley feels he's been unfairly characterized as just a fitness model brawler. Oft criticized for a slowing wo...

Morning Report: Dan Henderson will reevaluate fighting future following bout with Mauricio Rua

Posted by system system 28 days ago from MMA Fighting

Just two months removed from signing a six-fight contract with the UFC, Dan Henderson doesn't sound too sure about how much of it he'll actually be honoring. With the recent sweeping ban of ...

Morning Report: Dana White nixes 'guaranteed' title shot with win for Carlos Condit, says fighters need to perform

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Fighting

So much for Carlos Condit's supposedly promised UFC welterweight title shot. After last week's announcement that, barring a loss this weekend, Condit would be next in line to face the winner...

Morning Report: Tim Kennedy says he doesn't respect 'dirty' Michael Bisping, 'The Count' responds

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Fighting

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy finally has someone to verbally spar with. After breaking into the UFC against the mild mannered Roger Gracie and Rafael Natal, Kennedy seems to be relishing the...

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