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  • 8 days ago
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Bellator President Scott Coker has been busy recently, but carved out time on Tuesday to speak to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Both Bellator and the sport of mixed martial arts are in transition, but Coker shares both his bird's eye view of what's going on as well as some specific moves his organization is making in the industry. On Douglas Lima pulling out of the Paul Daley fight with an injury: "Yes, that fight is off. Lima got injured, so he's off the fight. We're probably six or eight hour read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and is claiming the government regulatory body exceeded their authority when they issued a lifetime ban in September of last year. "The NSAC, like any other agency, is a 'creature' of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature is without authority of the law and void. Here, the legislature clearly defined the NSAC's powers to 'issuing and revoking licens read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Alexander Gustafsson on Monday said that the United States Anti-Doping Agency was enlisted to drug test him in the lead-up to UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson revealed that he had been drug tested by the USADA. Although the UFC recently announced a change in their out-of-competition drug testing policy, former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson found himself being summoned for a test by the U.S. Anti Doping Agency, at the request of the Swedish MAM Federation. Gustafsson, who is scheduled to meet Anthony Johnson in the main event of the Stadium show in Stockholm next weekend, happil read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chander, who represents Alan Jouban and Eddie Bravo, among others, has struck a partnership with Soul Artist Management to bring fighters into mainstream media, modeling, and the entertainment world. The London-based agent envisions fighters having the ability to become as recognizable as David Beckham. The mixed martial arts (MMA) world is not always a lucrative one, especially if you are not a top-tier fighter who garners attention and a strong following. That stark reality often leaves fighte read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: How Melendez handled his free agency provides an insight into why he's remained a key figure in his division. read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: How Melendez handled his free agency provides an insight into why he's remained a key figure in his division. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A major credit rating agency has revised Zuffa’s earnings in 2014 and announced that the company’s earnings are expected to drop 40 percent. Following a difficult year for the UFC, where injuries and a slew of lackluster pay-per-views events have become characteristic, the promotion has suffered a significant decline in overall earnings. Major credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) announced on Wednesday that the UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC is expected to decline 40 percent in their EB read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he'll never fight again without drug testing from a credible independent anti-doping organization. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Jay Z’s sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, has obtained licenses to promote boxing events in New York and Washington, D.C., according to a report from ESPN.com. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Will "All American" be the latest MMA fighter to go Hollywood? A few days after successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), Chris Weidman made another positive move for his combat sports career. According to a report from UFC Tonight, Weidman signed with William Morris Endeavor (WME), the biggest talent agency in the entertainment business. The 185-pound champion will be represented by Brad read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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With free agency rapidly approaching, Miesha Tate is actively pursuing a more lucrative UFC contract. The UFC women’s bantamweight star was in New York on Thursday attending the “Protect Yourself” campaign, a UFC public awareness campaign aimed at stressing the importance of safe sex and HIV testing. After a press conference for the event, Tate revealed to MMAFighting.com that her next fight would be the last on her current four-fight UFC contract. She also mentioned that she would rather forgo read news >>

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