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UFC President Dana White isn’t sure what he’s going to do with UFC lightweight Gray Maynard, but following three consecutive knockout losses (and four in his past five fights), is it time to decide?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – Daniel Cormier has Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on the brain once again, this time starting the hard sell for the chain to sponsor him. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Onnit is offering MMAWeekly.com readers an exclusive contest to win some autographed TJ Dillashaw memorabilia as well as some of their top products. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Even after the injury, Alvarez felt he was good enough to carry on with his duties to face Chandler for the third and final time. Thankfully, the champ came to his senses. The much-anticipated trilogy title fight between current Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and former division kingpin, Michael Chandler -- which was supposed to go down this weekend (May 17, 2014) in Southaven, Mississippi -- experienced a major setback after Alvarez suffered a concussion and got bounced from th read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bellator’s foray into the world of pay-per-view took a big hit when lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was forced off the card due to an injury. News came down on Saturday -- one week from the fight -- that Alvarez had suffered a concussion in training, ultimately forcing him from this coming weekend’s trilogy fight with Michael Chandler in Southaven, Mississippi. Since then Bellator has announced that Season 9 lightweight tournament winner Will Brooks will replace Alvarez on the card, and that read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Concussions and brain injuries are hot topics in sports. Over the past five years, the National Football League has instituted new rules designed to minimize head injuries for its athletes. Deep research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has led to a wider discussion about athlete safety at the professional and youth levels. Mixed martial arts is no different. As a whole, fighters are becoming more cognizant of the long-term damages they accrue during their time in competition. But the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Watch inspirational video of UFC featherweight fighter and Oklahoma police officer Matt Grice, who is walking and talking after a horrific car crash last September, one that required him to have his skull removed for brain surgery. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Even Nick Diaz was smiling (really). 19-year-old Jake Stoneking is stricken with medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. While his family has him on medication in an effort to prolong his life, there is no guarantee he'll make it another three months, an unfortunate reality after the cancer spread to his spinal cord. So, with such a short amount of time to make the most of life, Jake has created a bucket list. And smack dab at number two was a trip to a live UFC event. Once news of Stoneki read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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On Tuesday, ABC News published a story about Jake Stoneking, a 19-year-old battling medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. The story was about the bucket list Stoneking put together after he found out last month that his cancer, which stretches from his brain to the bottom of his spinal cord, was back and this time incurable. According to his father, Todd Stoneking, doctors initially told them he has three months to live, but there's a chance two experimental chemotherapy drugs could exte read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Jake Stoneking, a 19-year-old teen with a rare form of brain cancer named medulloblastoma, wanted to see a live UFC event before passing on, and it looks like UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is going to help him cross that item off his bucket list. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Lorenzo Fertitta, Chairman and CEO of the UFC, on Tuesday joined other notable promoters, alongside Senators Harry Reid and John McCain to ensure research continues in a landmark brain health study. read news >>

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