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Stephan Bonnar was released by Dana White to compete at Bellator so he can 'beat the shit' out of Tito Ortiz. Stephan Bonnar surprised a lot of people with the announcement of his move to Bellator, especially with the UFC Hall-of-Famer's recent statements saying that he's 'loyal' to the UFC and would never fight for a different promotion. As it turns out, he did get Dana White's blessing to come out of retirement and make the move. "I released him to do it. He was still under contract with us. W read news >>

  • a month ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Shayna Baszler talks about her official Octagon debut against Bethe Correia at UFC 177, her long road to the UFC, her MMA debut, the critics of "The Four Horsewomen," attending SummerSlam, and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Another Titan FC fighter is headed to the UFC. Ben Saunders was scheduled to fight Jose Landi-Jons for the inaugural Titan FC welterweight title on Aug. 22, however, that fight is now off, as Saunders, who fought for the UFC from 2007 to 2010, has agreed to return to the organization, according to Titan FC COO Lex McMahon. Titan FC gave Saunders its blessing to head back to the UFC after Landi-Jons ran into issues securing a visa to fight in the United States, which forced him to withdraw from t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Lucas Martins had his last two UFC fights canceled due to injuries, but that turned out to be great for the Chute Boxe talent. Coming off stoppage victories over Jeremy Larsen (TKO) at lightweight and Ramiro Hernandez (submission) at bantamweight in his last appearances inside the Octagon, "Mineiro" moves up to the featherweight division to battle Alex White at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, N.J., and he’s glad he had those injuries. "I had two injuries that kept me out of the cage, but Go read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Imagine you are a mixed martial artist. You work every day with one goal in mind: the UFC Octagon. You belong there. You sense it. Every step you take, every bite of food you ingest, is done with the UFC in mind. You're invited to participate on The Ultimate Fighter. Congratulations. It's not quite the UFC, but it's close. If you're really the trained beast you claim to be, you'll be in the UFC soon enough. Now imagine you went to tryouts, made the cut and received a fight to get into the TUF ho read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After layoff of exactly one year, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar finally gets back into competition against legendary B.J. Penn after the current season of The Ultimate Fighter finishes airing. When Frankie Edgar goes back into the cage in less than two weeks, a lot of things will be familiar.The date, July 6, will be exactly 365 days since his last fight, and to the week, the nine year anniversary of the first time he fought in MMA in essentially an underground fight in the Bronx. Th read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is close to taking an executive-level job with ONE FC – and he apparently has the UFC’s blessing.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Rich Franklin read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: LaFlare, who faces John Howard on Friday at UFC Fight Night, missed all of 2011 and 2012 with various injuries, but the welterweight says the experience made him a better fighter. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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DALLAS – The look of shock on Johny Hendricks’ face after his controversial loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167 was clear. But after the initial disbelief subsided, an entirely new emotion overtook the welterweight contender.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, (...) read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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As Dominick Cruz’s layoff continued to get longer and longer, there was a growing sentiment that perhaps he would be best served by giving up the belt and taking a warmup fight. With that choice now made for him, could it be a blessing in disguise?Filed under: MMA (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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The posters advertising UFC 163 make it tough to tell if you're about to watch a professional MMA fight or a monster movie. read news >>

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