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  • 11 days ago
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The knockout artist also said he didn't hold any grudges toward UFC President Dana White for initially cutting him, saying that he would've probably done the same thing if he were in his shoes. It has been a good week for Thiago Silva. Not only did the heavy-handed light heavyweight have all the charges against him dropped, which stemmed from a police standoff with Florida cops earlier this year (details), but he also got his job back with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Something Dana Whi read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – After two UFC victories, Derrick Lewis asked for a fight with Matt Mitrione. He’s probably reconsidering that decision.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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They asked for, now they got it. Middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping are scheduled to settle their long-standing grudge in a featured bout at UFC Fight Night 55, Bisping gleefully announced on Friday's FOX Sports 1 pre-fight show. Rockhold was briefly in talks to fight former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, however that match-up was ultimately passed over in favor of the heated rivalry against the Brit. "I'll tell you what happened," said Bisping. "I went out read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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SACRAMENTO – UFC President Dana White has been asked about Gina Carano for months now. But on Saturday, he said he’s not sure she’d walk right into a title fight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Michael Bisping asked for it and he got it. Following their headlining bout Aug. 23 in Macau, Bisping and fellow UFC middleweight Cung Le will undergo advanced drug testing. "Good news for Michael Bisping,' Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight. "I spoke with UFC president Dana White from Macau and he told me that Cung Le and Michael Bisping will be subjected to enhanced drug testing. Blood and urine testing after the fight. The UFC is doing this on their own. They are the governing body in Maca read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC featherweight Robbie Peralta is no trash talker, but he’s no shrinking violet either. So when asked about what his Saturday opponent, Thiago Tavares, isn’t ready for when it comes to the drop... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked by UFC.com to discuss a variety of topics including Rousey vs. Carano, and whether he was interested in transitioning to MMA competition. Hardly anybody have had the opportunity to work with arguably WMMA's two biggest stars, Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano, whether in professional competition or in the entertainment business. Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson is one of those few people, and was asked by UFC.com to offer his thoughts on the potential clash read news >>

  • a month ago
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A sometimes-emotional Vitor Belfort today asked for a license to fight in a championship bout on Dec. 6 at UFC 181, and barring a few requirements, the veteran fighter will get his wish.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked Anthony Johnson if he wanted to fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, he didn't do the obvious thing. Johnson didn't question if Nogueira would show up come fight night. That may seem strange, given that Nogueira has withdrawn from four of his last six fights due to injury. He has competed just twice in the past three years. You'd think that kind of abysmal track record would lead Johnson to be skeptical about who he would ultimately be fighting at UFC on read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Everyone wants to fight Floyd Mayweather. Sure, the No. 1 pound-for-pound boxing champion is undefeated (with 26 of those wins coming via knockout), but when you fight Floyd, one thing is certain: You're going to get paid.In addition to the cash, merely being mentioned to fight the greatest boxer alive (sorry, Manny Pacquiao fans) puts you in elite company. Sometimes, however, people go a little overboard with the hype.UFC president Dana White says UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Urijah Faber says that the only way he fights his teammate is if T.J. Dillashaw himself asks for the fight. The current UFC bantamweight champ on the other hand, said it happens if they 'pay me a billion dollars'. This past weekend, as part of the Fox Sports card of UFC 174, Urijah Faber beat Alex Caceres in an entertaining affair. The former WEC champion is currently ranked number 2 in the world at bantamweight, with his teammate in T.J. Dillashaw now holding the UFC title after a masterful per read news >>

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