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  • 21 days ago
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Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with light heavyweight, Joe Vedepo following bar brawl resulting in a police officer being hospitalized. MMA fighter, Joe Vedepo can add the title "former" to another organization. In light of his November 28th arrest which involved an alleged drunken brawl that left a police officer hospitalized, Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with him, as reported by MMA Fighting. Vedepo was arrested in Iowa City, just 13 days after a TKO defeat at the hands o read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Just 13 days after seeing his three-fight winning streak come to a violent halt at Bellator 131, former UFC fighter Joe Vedepo was arrested for allegedly head-butting an Iowa City police officer Friday night. According to The Gazette, a newspaper that serves eastern Iowa, Vedepo, a current Bellator MMA fighter, refused to leave a bar called the Sports Column, a decision that prompted an employee to call the police. The criminal complaint, per The Gazette, said Iowa City police officers responded read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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"This is my city. This is specifically my city, and I'm outraged. I lived right down the street. I used to walk down here, sweep up some hair, so I could get a haircut, make some extra money. This was the spot. This was the hangout spot. There was a lot of good energy here. We didn't have the idea that we had to get into trouble to have fun. I hate seeing it, I hate watching it. More importantly, I hate people that don't understand the environment... how small Ferguson is, how it's really a sens read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights of the UFC’s most recent pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- Luke Rockhold talks about his win over Michael Bisping, his thoughts on Jacare vs. Romero, what could be next for him, training with Daniel Cormier, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While it take intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage can play a role, as well. See what the fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mexico City was promised a UFC heavyweight championship match between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, but an injury prevented that from happening. Signs currently point to the UFC targeting the matchup back in the Mexico capital for the summer of 2015. The UFC 180 main event was changed to an interim title bout with Werdum going against Mark Hunt. Werdum took the championship home after a second-round TKO off a flying knee. UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC media event read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fresh off a thrilling debut in Mexico City at UFC 180 on Saturday, the UFC is rolling out the red carpet today in Las Vegas for a collection of elite talent that will step into the Octagon over the next three... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following Saturday’s UFC 180 pay-per-view event in Mexico City, several of the winning and losing fighters took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters. Check out some of those reactions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Hunt wasn't the only top contender to fall short in Mexico City as featherweight "Menace" Dennis Bermudez saw his torrid seven-fight winning streak come to a grinding halt last night (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) at the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) event after former division No. 1 contender Ricardo Lamas locked up a fight-ending guillotine. "The Bully" stays alive in the 145-pound title chase while Bermudez goes back to the drawing board. For our full fight recap click here and for more UFC 180 resu read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- Hobbled heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez became somewhat of a omnipresent figure as the days passed at UFC 180 fight week in Mexico City. This was supposed to be Velasquez's event, a moment years in the making when the popular Mexican-American fighter would lead the UFC's charge south of the border. Instead another round of injuries forced Velasquez and his crutches into a secondary and increasingly sympathetic role, while Velasquez's rival on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin Americ read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY – With one season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America,” in the books, UFC officials have already opened up the application process for a second season.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- Despite being the higher ranked and more seasoned fighter, Ricardo Lamas entered his UFC 180 featherweight match-up as the betting underdog to Dennis Bermudez. While those odds appear somewhat strange in retrospect, especially considering it took Lamas a little over three minutes to bring Bermudez's vaunted seven-fight win streak to a screeching halt, Lamas now wants to repeat the favor against the conductor of division's boldest hype train. "I want to get back to the title shot," read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Shaun Alshatti wrap up UFC 180, along with FOX Sports' Marc Raimondi, breaking down the top storylines coming out of Saturday night's card. read news >>

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