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Mixed martial arts fans collectively cheered on Saturday when UFC president Dana White yanked Howard Hughes as a judge, but they should be wary of such a power play. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The UFC president took matters into his own hands and yanked a judge from a card in Macau on Saturday. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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While you might think that the first-time UFC octagon jitters, an 11-fight winning streak or a first-ever MMA trip to the U.S. would be Valmir Lazaro’s primary concern, it’s actually much simpler than that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Managers have expressed concern over some of the provisions inside Bellator's contracts. After examining a few of the agreements their concerns may be well founded. It goes without saying that for most fighters mixed martial arts can be a very difficult profession. A fighter's career is numbered in years not decades, and the amount of time a fighter can compete at the top of his division is even narrower. The window of opportunity for a fighter to make their money is therefore very small. In a b read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – After much hand-wringing and concern, Bellator MMA has now conducted its first pay-per-view event. But don’t expect them to rush back to the market. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said he’s not making the same mistake as the UFC.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Brock Lesnar is a public figure in the sense that he used to make violent appearances at UFC events and does the occasional WWE show, but he rarely speaks out about anything, instead opting to keep a low profile. Yet when he does, it's time to stand at attention. Lesnar, who knows a thing or two about the wear and tear a career inside the Octagon can have on one's body, is making waves around the globe thanks to his comments made to UFC president Dana White concerning mixed martial artist Pat Ba read news >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 months ago
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Sounds like the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) is not impressed by Wyoming's "Move along, nothing to see here" approach to fighter safety. Tim Lueckenhoff, Executive Director of the Missouri Office of Athletics and President of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), is asking the same questions as everyone else in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. Why did the events at Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) 14 unfold, what went wrong, and how do we fix them moving forward? The read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Researchers find match-ending head trauma in almost one-third of UFC fights, but how concerned should we be? Bloody Elbow’s resident economist tackles the study. Newly published research in The American Journal of Sports Medicine finds high rates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in UFC fighters relative to other contact sports. To be exact, it finds that 31.9 percent of UFC fights end with one fighter suffering a TBI, and that TBI rates in MMA are twice as high as football, three times higher tha read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s executive director remains confident in the performance of his officials despite another controversial set of scores at UFC 167. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Dana White, Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks, (...) read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Although Bellator lightweight champ Michael Chandler is confident his rematch with Eddie Alvarez could have headlined the promotion's recently scrapped pay-per-view broadcast, he's not disappointed to be fighting instead on Spike TV.  read news >>

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