Boston University reveals a new find showing 76 of 79 brains studied exhibiting signs of CTE while the death toll in high school football rises all in one week. Is there anything Zuffa can do for their athletes to prevent something equally tragic? There is still much to be learned about CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. It has been the topic 'du jour' of sports and medicine for the last several years. One of the leading satellites for learning more has been Boston University, and specifi read news >>
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Episode No. 79 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download. This week, the boys talk about Saturday’s Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard headliner, Jon Jones’ plans for a retirement at 30, and more.Filed under: News (...) read news >>
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Georges St-Pierre isn't a finisher? Check out the full fight video of his UFC 79 victory over Matt Hughes if you think that GSP can't finish fights. read news >>
After scoring a season-high 220,000 viewers with Bellator 79 a week prior, ratings dropped this past weekend for Bellator 80.
The Nov. 9 event, which featured a main-event win for former champ Joe Warren, averaged 148,000 viewers on MTV2, MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with industry sources.
That's well below the previous season average of 172,200 viewers.
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Bellator 79 on Friday night provided for some exciting finishes on MTV2, and that equated to the promotion’s highest TV ratings of the season. read news >>
Bellator Fighting Championships recorded a new Season 7 ratings high last Friday night, as Bellator 79 averaged 220,000 viewers on MTV2. read news >>
Check out the video highlights from Friday night's Bellator 79, where two more fighters reached tournament finals, plus Douglas Lima and Ryan Ford dominated. read news >>
Bellator Fighting Championships' viewership held steady this past Friday from the promotion's previous event.
An average of 154,000 viewers tuned in for Bellator 79 on MTV2 on Friday night. That number equaled the ratings from Bellator 78 the week prior.
MMAjunkie.com on Monday confirmed the ratings numbers with industry sources.
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Bellator's seventh season continued Friday with semifinal bouts in both the heavyweight tournament and featherweight field at Bellator 79.
Video highlights of the two semifinals, as well as a pair of main-card slugfests, now are available.
They include Richard Hale's come-from-behind TKO stoppage of Thiago Santos in the heavyweight main event and Shahbulat Shamhalaev's knockout of Mike Richman in the featherweight co-feature.
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Bellator 79 moved two fighters closer to title shots with heavyweight Richard Hale capping off the night with a TKO victory over Thiago Santos. read news >>