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Earlier this week, surging featherweight phenom Conor McGregor promised an eventual move to the lightweight division, because he doesn't like making the brutal cut down to 145 pounds. But I don't think anyone was expecting it to be next month in Mexico. That's why most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were caught off guard when the "Notorious" lightning rod announced he was fighting Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, despite the fact that "The Nightmare" was already booked to throw hands opposite Norman Par read news >>

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The roster cuts continue as the UFC has released veteran middleweight Chris Camozzi. While most fans and media observers saw Chris Camozzi's last UFC fight with Rafael Natal as a decision win for Camozzi, two of the three cageside judges scored the September 5th contest in favor of Natal. It was Camozzi's 4th consecutive defeat, and it proved to be one loss too many. In a blog post penned by Camozzi on Performance MMA, he confirmed his UFC release: I knew this Natal fight was win or move on, pro read news >>

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Former UFC contender and ex-FOX Sports 1 analyst Chael Sonnen is "back" and talking up his on-air duties at the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize in front of a national audience with a live pay-per-view (PPV) telecast on Fri., Oct. 3 from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma (more on that event here). Sonnen will provide commentary alongside former WWE announcer Jim Ross. So ... who's tuning in? read news >>

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NEW YORK/PORTLAND, Ore -- After his first round submission of Tim Boetsch at UFC 172 in Baltimore, MD this past April, Luke Rockhold, the number five middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), knew that he needed to find a sponsor that would provide him world class equipment to keep him protected in training as he waits for the UFC to provide him with his next opponent. "Ever since Run DMC came out with their shell toes and adidas track suits, I was hooked. I can't imagine a bette read news >>

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The WSOF has announced what it believes is a “Game Changer” in the MMA PPV business. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The World Series of Fighting is entering the pay-per-view business in 2015 with a plan that could, according to officials, “forever change the earning potential” for MMA fighters, per MMAJunkie.com. WSOF officials announced on Tuesday that the promotion would be adopting a revenue-sharing model as a means for compensating fighters featured on pay-per-view telecasts. Per the report, fighters will be receiving 50 percent of all net revenue brought in by an event. Fighter pay is a frequently debate read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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World Series of Fighting's game plan for 2015 is coming into focus. The two-year-old company, whose events to date have aired on NBC properties, will jump into the pay-per-view market, the company announced on Tuesday. Additionally, WSOF intends to institute a fighter revenue-sharing system from PPV income. "This is a proud day for the sport of mixed martial arts and our organization and one that we hope will create a better opportunity for the fighters who put everything on the line every time read news >>

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WSOF is apparently entering the pay-per-view business, and it’s splitting the revenue with fighters.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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AXS TV will have a new addition for its near-weekly Friday-night MMA programming, officials recently announced.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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After 49 professional fights, Wanderlei Silva has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Former Pride champion and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva on Friday released a video announcing his retirement and did not mince words when it came to the way the UFC treats its fighters. read news >>

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