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  • 10 days ago
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Dana White’s math isn’t adding up, according to former UFC light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Back in January 2013, the UFC president told MMA journalist Ariel Helwani that Jackson had earned $15.2 million from 2007 to 2012. When speaking with Fight Hub, Jackson finally had an opportunity to address those figures: The UFC put a big number out there that I made so much money over the years, and honestly, I don’t believe that it’s true. They lie about a lot of stuff. After taxes an read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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With competitors in Battlegrounds MMA’s one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament facing as many as 45 minutes and nine rounds of fighting, the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission is taking additional safety precautions. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference, White said he's "close" to signing women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano after months of ongoing negotiations (per MMA Fighting). 'Yeah it's complicated, but I think we're close. I think we're close ... I don't know. I had plans, but now I don't know,' White said abo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The European-based Cage Warriors promotion is adding a new element to its fight night bonus structure. According to CWFC CEO Graham Boylan, the promotion will award $2,000 (USD) to any fighter who ends his fight via any of these finishes: 1. Head kick knockout2. Twister3. Knee bar 4. Heel hook5. Gogoplata6. Flying knee knockout7. Superman punch knockout8. Gone in 60 seconds (KO)9. Spinning knockout10. Slam knockout Boylan dubbed the new bonus structure a "bounty," and they will be in addition to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bellator is close to getting back into the women's MMA business. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the new Bellator regime -- led by former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker -- is interested in adding at least one women's division to the promotion, with featherweight (145 pounds) being the leading candidate right now. On Monday, rumors online stated that Bellator had signed Gina Carano, but Coker told MMAFighting.com that those rumors were not true. However, sources have confirmed read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Women's MMA is a hot commodity these days. From one of the biggest stars in the UFC being the women's champion to an entirely new weight class opening up for ladies in the promotion, there's a growth happening there at a rate not seen since MMA's explosion in 2005. Perhaps that's part of the charm the sport sees in the women's game: It takes us all back to a simpler time, before FOX shows and more cards then there is time to watch them all. It takes us back to a time when the game was still abou read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Championship double-dip! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been adding matches to its upcoming UFC 177 event, which takes place at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 30, 2014, with a quickness. And earlier this evening the co-main event was revealed via Yahoo!Sports.com, featuring Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, defending his 125-pound title against No. 8-ranked Chris Cariaso with top contender, John Dodson, recently ruled out indefinitely with a major knee injury. J read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Adding to an already hectic day of UFC news, Dana White gave fans even more to talk about as he announced that the UFC had finally signed hotshot striker Holly Holm to their women's bantamweight division. The UFC President announced the news on Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 Holm's management team and the UFC have been in talks for months now, with negotiations getting heated on several occasions, in particular last year read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC revealed the full cast for “The Ultimate Fighter 20” on Thursday, adding eight women to the strawweight lineup. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Dana White says people are going to be 'absolutely surprised' at the things that are going to pop up at Fight Pass. UFC Fight Pass launched a few months ago to mixed reviews, and while they have sorted any of the initial bugs or complaints, Zuffa has even upped the ante recently by adding other varied content from streaming live events of Invicta FC, to commission hearings on Wanderlei Silva's drug testing issues. They're not stopping there though, as Dana White says that we can expect many thin read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Adding insult to injury. Jason High has been suspended following his shove of a referee at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov. Things have gone from bad to worse for Jason High of late. It all started when he took a TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov, and took a few shots to the back of the head int he process. Whether it was the illegal blows, or his anger at the fight being stopped, High lashed out at referee Kevin Mulhall, giving him a bit of a shove read news >>

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