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Yoel Romero’s coach offers his side of the controversial ‘stoolgate’ incident. While the fallout of the controversial and bizarre UFC 178 incident between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been a confusing mess since the conclusion of the bout on Saturday night, it appears Romero's coach, Ricardo Liborio, is ready to brush the matter aside as one big misunderstanding. The American Top Team head coach was present in Romero's corner but was not in the cage between the second and third rounds. In his read news >>

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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor responded to Chad Mendes’ comments on Saturday night with some sharp words of his own. Conor McGregor may have added to his growing fanbase on Saturday night with his emphatic finish of Dustin Poirier in the opening round of their feature fight at UFC 178, but his potential opponent Chad Mendes was less than impressed. Mendes texted MMAFighting.com to offer a quick comment on McGregor's potential appearance at UFC 179 in Brazil. "Conor can get on a plane to Brazi read news >>

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The UFC 178 card is stacked, but the co-feature between Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez is probably the most exciting fight on paper. Both men are excellent stand-up performers who love to duke it out. Alvarez is making his UFC debut after a long and successful run with Bellator. He's long been regarded as one of the few elite fighters who hadn't fought for the big company with the little name. Think he's not looking to make a statement? Check out this insane jump-rope display he filme read news >>

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Does anyone believe Chris Cariaso has a chance to beat Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 178? If there are people on the Team Cariaso train, they are hiding. Every MMA publication and expert seems to be picking Johnson to successfully defend his UFC flyweight title. The folks in charge at UFC have the responsibility to make Cariaso look as formidable as possible, but we're not buying it. Bleacher Report's Scott Harris writes: Johnson eats elite flyweigh read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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

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