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  • 15 days ago
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UFC flyweight Ian McCall withdrew from his scheduled bout opposite John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 56 despite making weight Friday and being seemingly ready to compete without issue. Yet, according to McCall, he had health issues before arriving in Brazil that escalated to the point of being unable to fight. "Bacterial infection in my blood. My body just failed me after the weigh-ins," McCall told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani via text message. "UFC blood tested me a few weeks ago and it showed I read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Joe Rogan cites racism as one of the possible reasons why Jon Jones isn't embraced as much by MMA fans. Joe Rogan is once again likely to get some flack with his recent statements in his JRE podcast. According to the UFC color commentator, Jon Jones not being embraced by fans and even being booed at several occasions, could have a lot to do with racism. (Transcription via MMA Fighting) "I don't know why Jon is not more loved or popular than he is," said Rogan. "I don't understand it. In my opini read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Alistair Overeem explained what happened against Ben Rothwell on Instagram on Saturday. Yesterday I was in a great shape and prep was superb! Thanks to all involved, from coaches to fysio's! You were all great. About the fight - I made a mistake! Hearing Ben's arm crack on one of the kicks I didn't expect him to counterpunch with the same arm.. We knew Ben is a tough strong guy, well we got it confirmed yesterday! Now today, new day - new chances! It might not always go as we want or as planned read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Hunger can create confusion, and apparently Mark Hunt's empty stomach got the better of him. On Tuesday morning, the heavy-handed knockout artist baffled the MMA community when he took to social media to announce that he was now unemployed. While the former K-1 champion did not specify what had inspired his tweet, he did post another message that referenced his fighting career and how the situation at hand was not of his choosing. Hunt's messages caused an immediate uproar across the MMA landsca read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After rumors emerged this week that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was interested in making a move to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), 'Suga' clarifies the situation. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter indicated Wednesday that Evans had discussed the possible switch with pro wrestling officials over the July 4 holiday weekend in Las Vegas at the UFC Fan Expo. According to Meltzer, Evans' name has been on a short list of UFC fighters in talks to make the tra read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Kenny Monday talks about his unexpected release as wrestling coach of the Blackzilians. Rashad Evans later revealed it was an ongoing rift that was brewing between Monday and the camp's management that ultimately lead to the move. You often hear of fighters leaving their mixed martial arts (MMA) camps due to rifts and/or other reasons, but lately, it seems that trend has been leading to coaches doing the exact same thing. A few days after Urijah Faber declared that Duane Ludwig's departure from read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Mac Danzig, a UFC veteran who won the sixth season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” is retiring from MMA after 13 years as a professional fighter.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Mac Danzig read news >>

  • a year ago
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As it turns out, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez wasn't suspended six months following his UFC 166 victory over Junior dos Santos earlier this month. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement in reaction to the Boston City Counsel's passing an age restriction on attending MMA events on Wednesday. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Nick Diaz camp has cited irregularities in the way the Quebec commission handled the UFC 158 weigh-ins and drug tests, and calls on Georges St-Pierre to "fight Mr. Diaz at 170 pounds or else vacate the belt." read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following Wednesday's news that both fighters failed drug tests earlier this month at UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan, both Riki Fukuda and Alex Caceres have released statements. read news >>

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