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Up, up, and awayyyyyy! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is raising its pay-per-view (PPV) prices by $5 to offset the rising cost of producing live events. That means the increase for UFC 182, UFC 183, and UFC 184 will remain in effect indefinitely, despite this past promise. UFC provided a statement to MMA Junkie: "In an effort to provide UFC fans with the best possible matchups and highest quality programming, we have maintained the same suggested retail price for our U.S. pay-per-view even read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced its inaugural UFC Fight Night Manila event, marking the promotion’s first trip to the Philippines. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will plant its flag in the Philippines when it travels to Manila for a Fight Night event on May 16. read news >>

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Alexis Dufresne entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship undefeated, but after two straight losses, the bantamweight has been released by the Las Vegas-based promotion. read news >>

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran and winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season one, Diego Sanchez, will be putting his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) on hold after going under the knife this week for a broken collarbone. From his official Twitter account: Mma is a rough sport I sustained a broken collar bone Monday during mma training. Surgery was a success praying for a fast recovery. — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 28, 2015 Ouch. Talk about read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is no dummy. He expected a certain amount of "backlash" from the promotion's surprise acquisition of former professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who is expected to make his Octagon debut later this year. But as far as choosing a first opponent, rest assured Fertitta won't recruit "some guy off the street." Probably because he already did that when he signed CM Punk. Zing! Fertitta elaborates to ESPN: "I think it has to be somebody with some read news >>

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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will welcome back its "Greatest of All Time," Anderson Silva, this weekend (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) when he collides in a "super fight" against eclectic MMA enigma, Nick Diaz, in the main event of UFC 183, which will take place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Get complete, official "Silva vs. Diaz"-led pay-per-view (PPV) event results, live updates, and real-time coverage right here with a 6:30 p.m. ET start time on Saturday! Better later tha read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to close out the fantastic month of January with its second pay-per-view (PPV) of the month this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) featuring an outstanding UFC 183 fight card topped with the return of Anderson Silva and his opponent, Nick Diaz. With a stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) event set for Las Vegas, UFC 183 brings with it a bevy of possible scenarios, outcomes, and questions that build anticipation unlike anything else. We here at MMAmania.com to read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Bobby Green was supposed to fight Jorge Masvidal at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 63 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, recently made official for April 4, 2015, inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. That is, until he tore up his leg and had to withdraw. After former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson took his place against "Gamebred," the former Strikeforce "King" went under the knife to get himself all patched up, but not before he pla read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was getting some guff from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community after he tweeted that he was "not impressed" by Alexander Gustafsson's performance against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 (watch it). That was right around the same time "The Mauler" was an emotional wreck, having been KTFO by Johnson in front of 30,000 fans. But hey, what's good for the goose is good for the Swedish gander, according to "Bones," who kindl read news >>

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Stacked! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) released a sneak peek of the upcoming poster for its UFC 185: "Pettis vs. Dos Anjos" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on March 14, 2015. The event will feature a lightweight championship bout between division kingpin, Anthony Pettis, taking on Brazilian powerhouse, Rafael dos Anjos. Take a look: UFC 185 is sure to be a star-studded event, as it will also feature Carla Esparza defendin read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welcomes Dan Henderson back to the middleweight division against fellow well-traveled veteran Gegard Mousasi in the UFC on FOX 14 co-main event taking place tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) inside the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. And it's time to right the ship. Henderson (30-12) returns to the lower weight class after a dismal run at 205 pounds, one that included a 1-4 stretch and a lopsided beatdown at the hands of Daniel Cormier last May. While "Hendo" h read news >>

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