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  • 11 days ago
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Forced out of her Dec. 7 strawweight title defense at Invicta FC 7, Carla Esparza's weekend didn't improve as she watched Tecia Torres derail her BFF from cageside. After Torres explained how she 'dominated' Felice Herrig, Esparza grabbed the mic, complimented the upstart but very matter-of-factly told her she 'wanted to have a conversation in the cage.' Esparza started the evening frustrated with top contender Claudia Gadelha falling ill and pulling out of their fight, but Torres was her focus read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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And it has nothing to do with the color of his skin. Joe Rogan recently came out and said that his comments about Jon Jones' lack of popularity and racism somewhat intertwining, were misinterpreted by "click" hungry media members. The hot-button issue, naturally, was soon brought up in a conversation with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White on a recent edition of "The Download," and the Las Vegas fight boss defended his color commentator's comments, saying that they were in read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag takes on Joe Rogan’s comments about Jon Jones and the effects of racism in MMA, plus Thiago Silva’s return to the UFC, the premiere of TUF 20, and much, much more.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Like many, UFC president Dana White questioned the words of Joe Rogan, the company's longtime color commentator, when Rogan wondered whether racism is part of the reason UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't more popular than he is. But White's questions pertained to Jones' level of popularity, not the questions of racial motives. White told UFC.com on Thursday that he thinks the world's top pound-for-pound fighter is plenty popular. "Who says Jones isn't popular? I mean, as far as our read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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In the wake of footage surfacing of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his fiance, UFC president Dana White was asked for his opinion on how National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has handled the situation. "It's a tough one," White said Wednesday night on FOX Sports Live. "First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You're talking about a guy who's been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will e read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 but.. As long as we have freedom and high spirits we are/should be ok! This coming from read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Ben Askren talks about winning ONE FC welterweight title and Dana White's recent comments about him. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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And he says stopping Rafael dos Anjos from dishing out further punishment to an unconscious ex-champ at UFC Fight Night 49, was the right call to make. Known as one of the best, if not the best, referee in mixed martial arts (MMA), John McCarthy has received his fair share of criticism in the past for what many deemed as bad calls inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. Case in point, "Big John" came under fire back on Aug. 23, 2014, when he put a halt to the main event fight at read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder, Renan Barao, made his first public appearance since getting scratched from his UFC 177 title fight against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for Saturday night (August 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. After coughing up his title at UFC 173, the Brazilian was unable to make weight while preparing for his "Sactown" rematch and landed himself in the hospital. Following the UFC 177 "Prelims" bouts on FOX Sports 1, UFC color co read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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"A Twitter beef," according to Cerrone, "means nothing." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Donald Cerrone is aware that fellow 155-pound title hopeful, Bobby Green, accused him of groping female fans at the UFC Fan Expo, while also making racist comments within the "King's" earshot. See those accusations here. "Cowboy" responded to what he referred to as "dumb comments" and insists he's not a touchy-feely creep, nor is he a racist. After all, if he was guilty as charged, read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Bobby Green is finding a lot of fault with how his comments about Donald Cerrone saying "racist stuff" were publicized. There really isn't a lot of context missing here. Following an appearance on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Bobby Green's comments about Donald Cerrone were the talk of the day. Green went on the record to say that, at his first UFC fan expo, Cerrone "said some racist stuff." Green then went into further detail about Cerrone "groping every woman in his line" under the threat read news >>

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