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Forbes has slammed the UFC and their 'inexpensive' TV rights after their 'Irish Ali' comparisons to Conor McGregor. Prior to his bout against Dennis Siver this past weekend, the UFC has been pushing this "Irish Ali" comparison to Conor McGregor. Most fans have found the marketing push to be absurd, and even McGregor himself has gone on record to distance himself from the comparison. "For me, Muhammad Ali is a special individual," McGregor said. "He is out on his own and I cannot lay claim to som read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Conor McGregor was off on his prognostication -- “I meant two rounds” -- but he did topple Dennis Siver and then jumped the fence to get in Jose Aldo's face. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Jake Shields is the next in line for a shot at World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion headlined WSOF 17 against fellow UFC veteran Brian Foster on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and only needed 2:51 to end the bout. In his second attempt to take the fight to the ground, Shields passed the guard and went to full mount, locking an arm-triangle choke. Foster tried to escape and ended up giving up his back. Shields, who scored 10 read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Anthony Johnson stepped inside the Octagon with UFC legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on Fox 12 in July 2014 and emerged victorious. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva on Friday voiced his support for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, while simultaneously blasting the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cody spitting venom at his ex-employer. Just days after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit with a class-action lawsuit courtesy of Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry (details), a steady flow of reaction has been surfacing from current and ex-fighters who were employed by the Zuffa-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion (see them here). Some, like Brendan Schaub, won't touch that subject with a 10-foot pole. Then there's Cody McKenzie, who isn't shy about letting his feelings be known read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX – A short left hand from Matt Mitrione put Gabriel Gonzaga down, but it was the follow up punishment – and the especially brutal follow-up to the follow-up – that finished him off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mehdi Baghdad laid claim to the RFA lightweight championship on Friday night at RFA 21, and likely put himself on the UFC's short list. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nate Quarry has strong opinions against UFC's recently announced Uniform deal with Reebok. Nate Quarry wasn't a fan of UFC uniforms when it was first discussed earlier this year, and he's still not a fan now that the partnership with Reebok has been officially announced. This deal prevents any other sponsorships in the Octagon, and according to the former top contender it's just another way for the UFC to continue their stranglehold on fighters. Check out his lengthy statement as he blasted his read news >>

  • a month ago
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Count Tito Ortiz as one of those fighters who aren't sold on Mike Dolce's expertise. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Hot damn, Vitor Belfort is in THE ZONE!!! The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender is showing you, the curious mixed martial arts (MMA) fan, just how powerful he is, even without testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). And forget about his physical prowess, as "The Phenom" is so locked in, he can even do crazy elbow squats while listening to jazz music! Nada melhor que agradecer a Deus fazendo aquilo que se ama, com muita vontade e dedicação. Agradeço a Deus por tudo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 180, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead this Saturday night's (Nov. 15, 2014) "Werdum vs. Hunt" pay-per-view (PPV) event from Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Cameras roll as Fabricio Werdum, Mark Hunt, Jake Ellenberger and Ricardo Lamas get dolled up for their respective PPV promotional skits. The PPV main card fighters then make their way to Interactive Museum of Economics in Cuauhte read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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This sounds awful. Ian McCall was forced to withdraw from his much-anticipated Flyweight fight against John Lineker -- which was set to serve as co-main event at UFC Fight Night 56 -- because of an eleventh-hour illness (read about it here). McCall stopped by "The MMA Hour" earlier this afternoon to explain the hellish symptoms that had him rushed to the emergency room just hours ahead of the match up, which was which was supposed to determine the next title contender at 125 pounds. As he explai read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Vice Sports published an article criticizing Joe Rogan's comments on transgender fighter Fallon Fox, the UFC commentator then responded to the 'biased bulls--t' article. Vice Sports writer Parker Marie Molloy recently published an article titled 'Heroes, Martyrs, and Myths: The Battle for the Rights of Transgender Athletes'. Among the situations discussed was MMA fighter Fallon Fox, and in it, Molloy blasts a 'washed up stand up comedian' in Joe Rogan for his comments about Fox having unfair adv read news >>

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