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18 December 2014 - Beijing, China: ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that all mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS which takes place tomorrow evening, 19 December, at the Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in Beijing. Anvar Alizhanov has replaced Willy Ni in the lightweight bout against Ariel Sexton after Ni was unable to receive his visa clearance for the bout. ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS will take pl read news >>

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German light heavyweight Stephan Puetz defended his M-1 Challenge championship for the second time and handed Valery Myasnikov the first defeat of his career in the main event of M-1 Challenge 54 on Wednesday. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut of undefeated bantamweight Holly Holm was put on hold earlier this month, after "The Preacher's Daughter" suffered a neck injury and was forced to withdraw from her Raquel Pennington fight at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Pennington went on to submit Ashlee Evans-Smith in her place. But despite the "huge letdown," Holm is gearing up for her second chance at making a first impression in early 2015, and if all goes according to pla read news >>

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R-E-L-A-X....? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit with a class action lawsuit courtesy of Nate Quarry, Jon Fitch, and Cung Le on Tuesday (Dec 16. 2014), who accused the promotion of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, after illegally maintaining monopoly and monoposony power by "systematically eliminating competition from rival promoters, artificially suppressing fighters' earnings from bouts and merchandising and marketing activities through restrictive contracting and other exclusio read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has already assured in an interview with ESPN that CM Punk, the iconoclast former WWE Champion turned UFC hopeful, will be pitted against competitors who share the same level of mixed martial arts experience.When Punk first enters the cage in 2015, however, he will bring far more to the Octagon than just that. Round OneThe Chicago native began his fighting career as a backyard wrestler, putting on popular shows with his brother and teenag read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is not going down without a fight. That's according to a statement from the promotion's official website, which came just hours after a media press conference in San Jose, Calif., where past and present UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry announced a class action lawsuit against the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. UFC responds: The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity t read news >>

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ZUFFA LLC, parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has been named in a formal complaint led by former headliners and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry, among others, filed on Tuesday in United States District Court. "Because of the UFC's coercive practices, competitive market forces have been strangled, future earnings power of the athletes is stripped away, and purses to the fighters are artificially depressed," said Le, who is still read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going to be hearing from some familiar faces over the next few months, as mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and former UFC headliners Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry have been named as "identity class plaintiffs" in the upcoming class-action lawsuit against the promotion. Somebody call Sean Sherk! The lawsuit, which was announced earlier today at a special press conference in San Jose, California, accuses UFC of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, aft read news >>

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Following the recent announcement that Ultimate Fighting Championship has partnered with Reebok to make the athletic apparel company its exclusive outfitter, Reebok has signed UFC champions Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones to help spearhead the development process for its new line of products. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a looming legal fight on its hands outside the Octagon (read more about that here), but it's unclear exactly who is leading the charge and the reason(s) behind it. That all changes today (Tues., Dec. 16, 2014) at 4 p.m. ET. There is a news conference planned in San Jose, Calif., this afternoon to reveal specific details of the legal action from a collection of mixed martial arts (MMA) professionals -- who could potentially be UFC veterans, current fighter read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to close out 2014 with a bang as it brings the Octagon to Brazil for the seventh time this year on Saturday night (Dec. 20, 2014), with an enthralling UFC Fight Night 58 event featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida taking on rising middleweight contender CB Dollaway. As with every fight card, UFC Fight Night 58 brings with it a bevy of possible scenarios, outcomes, and questions that builds anticipation unlike anything else, so w read news >>

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A news conference to announce a class action lawsuit against MMA juggernaut the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will air its final mixed martial arts (MMA) event of the year this weekend (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) with UFC Fight Night 58 from inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Get complete, official "Machida vs. Dollaway"-led event results, live updates, and real-time coverage right here, starting at 7 p.m. ET on fight night! Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never thought uponnnnnn... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will close out the year by read news >>

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