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  • 8 days 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 >>

  • 28 days 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 >>

  • 29 days 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 >>

  • 30 days 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 That may seem strange, given that Nogueira has withdrawn from four of his last six fights due to injury.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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Charles Oliveira asked for a rematch with Nik Lentz, and he’s going to get it. The Brazilian grappler, who earned Performance of the Night bonuses in his last UFC wins over Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki, battles Lentz one more time at the UFC Fight Night 50 card in Connecticut on Sept. 5. "I’m ready to fight anyone UFC says, but I can’t hide I have some unfinished business with Nik Lentz," Oliveira said after his win over Hioki in June. "If I could choose, he’s the one I would like to fight next. He read news >>

  • a month ago
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Just a few days after he asked, Derrick Lewis received. Lewis will meet Matt Mitrione in a heavyweight tussle when the UFC returns to Connecticut for UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – When asked to describe his best moment, B.J. Penn was thinking the reporter meant specifically of Sunday night -- a night he had nothing to offer the quicker, younger, better prepared Frankie Edgar. "Walking out probably," he said. Everybody laughed. That was the moment of levity in a time of brutal, inevitable truth. Penn, one of the UFC’s more recognizable figures, who carried titles in two different weight classes and an appetite to fight in any that would house him, retired from read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White was asked about Chael Sonnen, and the UFC president says the former top contender is currently 'laying low'. At the UFC 175 post-fight press conference, Dana White was asked about Chael Sonnen, who was in a whirlwind of controversy following two more failed drug tests, including one for HGH and EPO. According to the UFC president, his former top contender is currently 'laying low' after everything. "He's laying low. He's apologized, and he's going to live his life, and he's doing his read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White appeared livid that Ronda Rousey was asked if she would fight at UFC 176 directly following her destructive win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Following her amazing sixteen second demolition of Alexis Davis at UFC 175, Joe Rogan said that the production truck told him to ask her if she would headline UFC 176. 176 lost its main event when Jose Aldo suffered an injury and the UFC has not promoted the event at all this weekend, seemingly suggesting that the event may be scrapped altogethe read news >>

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