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Linton Vassell said he could almost feel company president Scott Coker wrap Bellator MMA’s light-heavyweight belt around his waist when he took on reigning champion Emanuel Newton in October. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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UFC veteran Josh Koscheck denies he ever told company President Dana White that retirement was on his mind.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Kountermove co-owner, Aaron Ard discusses his company's future, the new UFC deal with rival, DraftKings and the state of fantasy MMA in this in-depth interview featuring a wealth of facts & figures. Fantasy sports is a huge, thriving industry, grossing more than $4 billion annually, with expected growth within the next 5 years to reach around $31 billion per year in player fees. Within the combat sports industry which includes MMA, boxing, kickboxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, there are just a han read news >>

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Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis is no longer under contract with Zuffa, but the company does hold exclusive negotiating rights. Davis finished out the last fight on his contract when he took on Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox 14 last month. According to a report on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, per MMA Fighting, Davis remains a restricted free agent as Zuffa retains a window of exclusive negotiation with Mr. Wonderful. Sources in Davis' camp told Fox Sports broadcaster  read news >>

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The UFC is on a rare Sunday this weekend, as the company returns to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 61. Headlined by Frank Mir and Antonio Silva, the card includes some contenders in their respective divisions. Before that headliner, we have the prelims. Every fight has at least one Brazilian fighter in it, highlighting the local talent and up-and-coming fighters. I had a perfect record of 4-0 with my UFC Fight Night 60 picks. We will look to build on that impressive record, as we have six bouts thi read news >>

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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and company president Dana White are holding a special press conference on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. read news >>

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Bellator 133 offered a rare look at the reported salaries of Bellator fighters. Bellator is a company that has traditionally run most of their shows on reservations or in states in which the athletic commissions don't publicly release info related to salaries or medical suspensions. But since Scott Coker took over the promotion from Bjorn Rebney, they're more likely to run California shows since that is Coker's backyard. That was the case with Bellator 133, which went down in Fresno. The Califor read news >>

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The UFC returns this weekend with another Fight Night card, as the company returns to Colorado on Saturday. UFC Fight Night 60 airs live on Fox with a welterweight headliner. Benson Henderson, the former UFC lightweight champion, moves up to 170 on short notice when he takes on rising prospect Brandon Thatch. It's an interesting fight that will either put the former champ back in the win column or shoot Thatch to stardom. The year has started off well for me, so let's hope we can continue the st read news >>

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In the aftermath of multiple class action lawsuits being filed against the UFC and their parent company firing back, Kid Nate brings in MMA business specialists John S. Nash and Brian D'Souza to discuss the case. read news >>

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The UFC is going all-out in its pursuit of high-profile MMA free agents, it seems, as ESPN's Brett Okamoto is reporting that Zuffa LLC, the UFC's parent company, is pursuing a deal with former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino. The news comes a day after the UFC surprisingly pulled former Pride FC heavyweight and K-1 kickboxer Mirko Cro Cop out of the clutches of its chief rival, Bellator MMA. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta said the following to Okamoto, "We certainly have read news >>

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The UFC has announced a partnership with Russian state television broadcasting company VGTRK, one of the biggest TV networks in Russia. This can be considered a big step in the organization's expansion into Eastern Europe. To date, breaking into the Russian MMA market has always been somewhat of an unattainable task for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. While they are present with live events and television programming in almost every viable market of the world, they have failed to expand into read news >>

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The UFC is back on Fox this weekend, as the company heads to Sweden for a giant event. Headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson, the card is brimming with talent and should be a great night of scraps. Gustafsson and Johnson will likely be fighting for the chance to face Jon Jones for the title next, making this event huge. Add to that names like Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi and Ryan Bader, and you have yourself a must-see card. Need some motivation to watch this event? Bleacher Rep read news >>

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Shortly after Jon Jones entering drug rehab became public knowledge, the UFC and company president Dana White issued statements in support of Jones. read news >>

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UFC officials have announced that Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will represent the promotion in the upcoming litigation against antitrust claims and reaffirmed their intention to “stand up against the plaintiffs in this litigation.”Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

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