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Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter. — Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) August 6, 2014 In April, Bocek rebounded from a loss to Rafael dos Anjos by edging UFC newcomer Mike De La Torre on the scorecards. Prior to his loss to dos Anjos read news >>

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UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright explained the promotion’s decision to move the Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson light-heavyweight title fight from Toronto to Las Vegas and calls the switch a ‘realistic’ one. UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright believes the promotion's decision to move UFC 178 from Toronto to Las Vegas was a "realistic" one. Home to some of the biggest fight in the history of combat sports, Las Vegas was a prime location to host the highly anticipated rema read news >>

  • a month ago
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Because the bottom line ... is the bottom line. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is no stranger to fighting in Canada, having recently defended his 205-pound strap in Toronto on a couple of occasions against Lyoto Machida (UFC 140) and Vitor Belfort (UFC 152). And yes, even Alexander Gustafsson (UFC 165). But now that UFC has ordered a second go-round between "Bones" and "The Mauler," which could prove to be the promotion's most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The Canadian challenger, on many levels, is different from the popular foe she faces Saturday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake." First of all, the letter I signed was a mistake - my mistake. I will not go into details as to how and why read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer with letter of support. Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana. St. Pierre sent a letter of s read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has apologized for his support of a friend who was arrested and pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre penned a letter of support for a Canadian drug kingpin who is being touted as "The King of Pot" by some members of the media. The Montreal Gazette published excerpts of the undated letter. In it, "Rush" highlighted his positive experiences with Jimmy Cournoyer, 34. Cournoyer is awaiting his sentencing in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly 220,500 pounds of weed and close to 183 pounds of cocaine from Canada t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC champion, Georges St. Pierre publicly supports Canadian drug kingpin with letter of support. Georges St. Pierre may be retired, but he's still making the media rounds pretty regularly and in ways that might not always be so positive. In today's GSP news, he is publicly backing "King of Pot" Jimmy Cournoyer, who happens to be awaiting sentencing here in the good ole US of A. Cournoyer pled guilty to trafficking in huge amounts of marijuana. St. Pierre sent a letter of support for the d read news >>

  • a month ago
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Move over Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar, your reality show brethren could be close to joining you. If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has his way (and he usually does), combat sports reality show veteran Jason Thacker could soon become a UFC hall of famer. Wait ... who? "Strange Brew" has a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record of 0-1, thanks to a technical knockout loss to Chris Leben in the 2005 finale of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 1. It's kind of surprisi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Will a Canadian win in Vancouver? Yes, you can bet on that! The latest odds and betting lines for UFC 174 were posted earlier this week by our own Patty Stumberg, who did a good job of crunching the numbers for all the main card fighters, as well as those chaps getting their hands dirty in preliminary action this Sat. night (June 14, 2014) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. See all the pluses and minuses right here. With an event that has garnered as much attention as UFC 174, I understand read news >>

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