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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles highlights the list of recent UFC cuts. Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that the UFC has released Bowles, Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Akira Corassani, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman from their contracts. Bowles (10-3) tested positive for elevated testosterone levels in his last UFC bout, a TKO loss to George Roop in 2013, and leaves the promotion after going 2-2 inside the Octagon. Bowles, who shocked the read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – On Thursday, it was announced that Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice would finally meet some six years after they were originally booked. Only, instead of fighting on CBS for EliteXC, they will meet June 20 in St. Louis for a free show on Spike TV for Bellator. The times have changed, but the names are still the same.And on Friday the Slice (real name Kevin Ferguson) and Shamrock sat in on an eight-minute press conference in the bowels of the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut to discuss read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" coming to a close last night (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) -- and Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano showdown closing the promotion's latest pay-per-view (PPV) event -- check out the LIVE post-fight press conference video stream below from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., featuring a company president Dana White and all the other important mixed martial arts (MMA) players. It was a historic female-led mixed martial arts (MMA) event (see full results here), with the with fiv read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Sources close to the fighter have revealed that a deal may be in the works to see the former Invicta champion fighting in the UFC. It looks like another name fighter could be on their way out of Invicta, as Areil Helwani reported on MMA Tonight that the UFC is apparently in talks with Michelle Waterson's camp for a deal that would bring the former atomweight champion into their strawweight division. Waterson recently lost the 105 lb title to Herica Tiburcio back at Invicta FC 10, on December 5th read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Former Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson is currently in negotiations to join the UFC, sources close to the situation told MMAFighting,com's Ariel Helwani, as reported on Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight. A congenial and marketable atomweight affectionately nicknamed "The Karate Hottie," Waterson, 29, was expected to be the lynchpin of the Invicta FC brand following the UFC's mass signing of the 115-pound division and filming of The Ultimate Fighter 20. Waterson (12-4) currently read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – In a close fight decided by the slimmest of margins, it might have been a little bit of wrestling that made the difference. It’s just that, contrary to expectations, the grappling game did not favor Rustam Khabilov.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Jessica Andrade probably thought she was close to victory when she dropped Marion Reneau to the mat with a combination early in their meeting. Reneau, though, had other ideas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Their first encounter was a close affair and might have left a few open questions, but Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will meet again at UFC 189. And this time, the "Ruthless" UFC welterweight champion wants to make a statement and finish the Canadian contender. UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has made a career of knocking people out. They don't call him "Ruthless" for nothing. Yet, the hard-hitting southpaw wasn't able to finish Canadian standout Rory MacDonald when they met for the f read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — I arrived fashionably late for UFC 183, just in time for the first preliminary-card bout. But I was also just in time for Bruce Buffer's special announcement over the MGM Grand Garden Arena's loudspeakers: The bout between Jimy Hettes and Diego Brandao had been canceled at the last minute due to medical issues. Minutes later, we'd find out that Hettes was displaying concerning signs, while getting his hands wrapped for the fight. And just like that, one of the most anticipated fights read news >>

  • a month ago
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With UFC 183 coming to a close late last night (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015), featuring former Middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, taking on former No. 1 Welterweight title contender, Nick Diaz, in a "super" pay-per-view (PPV) main event, company president Dana White gathered the cast and crew of "Silva vs. Diaz" inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, to break down all the mixed martial arts (MMA) action. Watch Silva, Tyron Woodley, Kelvin Gastelum and many more take the dais to wrap UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" coming to a close last night (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) -- and the five-round Middleweight "super fight" closing the promotion's most recent pay-per-view (PPV) event -- check out the LIVE post-fight press conference video stream below from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring company president Dana White and all the other important mixed martial arts (MMA) players. It was another fun evening of mixed martial arts (MMA) action (see full results here), w read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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For a long time people thought Anderson Silva was invincible, but "The Spider" explains that everyone has a dark cloud moment. read news >>

  • a month ago
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STOCKHOLM – After three close rounds, the damage to the bodies of Albert Tumenov and Nico Musoke told the story.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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