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The UFC has cut five fighters from its roster. Sources confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Igor Pokrajac, Tom Niinimaki, Sean Soriano, Mike Rhodes and Rodrigo Damm have been released from their contracts after suffering consecutive losses. Pokrajac (25-12, 1 no-contest) leaves the promotion after going winless over the past five fights. The Croatian light heavyweight, who won three in a row at one point of his UFC career, lost to Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Rafael Cavalcante, Ryan Jimmo, Joey Beltran read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – The UFC’s first-ever show in a European stadium proved a success, as the promotion reported the live gate was the richest in the company’s history on the continent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Bloody Elbow has confirmed with the Kihei Police Department that former UFC lightweight champion, BJ Penn was arrested early yesterday morning following an alleged drunken skirmish with friend. Earlier today, a Maui online news site, MauiWatch.com released a report that former UFC lightweight champion and crowd favorite, B.J. Penn had been arrested late Saturday night after an altercation between him and one of his friends. Sources say that the scuffle took place at the Four Seasons Hotel Maui a read news >>

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It'll be a battle of recent UFC featherweight title challengers, as Chad Mendes takes on Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, VA on April 4th. Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas are no stranger to five round fights, but for the first time in their respective careers they'll be in anon-title main event. Lamas confirmed on-site at UFC Fight Night in Boston that he will be facing Mendes on April 4th in Fairfax, VA. Mendes (16-2) was given a 2nd crack at Jose Aldo at UFC 179 after previously losi read news >>

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T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 is confirmed as the UFC 186 main event in Montreal, Quebec. This card also boasts the return of Rampage Jackson and Michael Bisping. UFC 186 now has a full main card along with a few announced preliminary card fights. In an official press release made by UFC officials, the following fights are now confirmed for the April 25th PPV at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 - Bantamweight championshipRory MacDonald vs. Hector L read news >>

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Premier kickboxing league GLORY today released details of GLORY 20: DUBAI, set to take place on Friday, April 3 in the Middle East. Pat 'HD' Barry is in the co-main event slot against the veteran Mourad Bouzidi. The card is headlined by a World Featherweight Title clash and also features a four-man Middleweight Contender Tournament. Press release - GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, today announced its first international event for 2015, taking the promotion's non-stop action to the M read news >>

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UFC president Dana White confirmed to UFC Tonight that Anderson Silva will jump to the front of the line and earn a middleweight title shot if he beats Nick Diaz on January 31st. Apparently one of the perks of being one of the greatest of all-time is that your path back to a championship fight isn't too difficult. On today's new episode of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1, UFC president Dana White told hosts Kenny Florian and Brian Stann that if Anderson Silva defeats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January read news >>

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On Thursday UFC President Dana White confirmed outspoken featherweight contender Conor McGregor is one win away from a title shot. Soon after, the division’s reigning champ, Jose Aldo, posted this photo.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC President today confirmed what Rory MacDonald wanted to avoid. The welterweight standout has to wait his turn. read news >>

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Multiple sources confirmed to BlooydElbow.com that Fedor Emelianekno is still not interested in a comeback. Over the past few weeks, rumours about a potential Fedor Emelianenko return have run rampant throughout the MMA sphere. Those speculations were later fuelled Bellator CEO Scott Coker, who revealed that he was interested in talking to Fedor about a potential fight in Bellator. However, it appears his attempt have been in vain, as numerous sources have confirmed to BloodyElbow.com that Fedor read news >>

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Nieky “The Natural” Holzken (84-11, 44 KO’s) will make his long-awaited return to the ring on Feb. 6 in the Glory 19 welterweight contender tournament. read news >>

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The long-rumored GLORY 19 event finally has a confirmed date and location. It takes place in February and has a heavyweight title clash in the headline slot, with support from a Welterweight Contender Tournament and an as-yet unconfirmed co-main event. GLORY 19 will take place on Friday, February 6 in Virginia, USA, the organization confirmed on Tuesday. Rico Verhoeven's long-rumored title defense against Errol ‘The Bonecrusher' Zimmerman is in the headline slot as expected. A four-man Welterwei read news >>

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Dustin Poirier's featherweight days are over. The former 145-pound contender confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he has decided to resume his fighting career as a lightweight. "I'm big," he wrote via text message. "The cut made me hate the process of getting ready for a fight. I was focused on how to make weight instead of how to beat my opponent. It's sucks to drop out of the rankings, but it has to be done. I'm 180 right now and in great shape." Poirier most recently lost via first-round TKO to read news >>

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After more than six years away, Roan Carneiro will return to the UFC Octagon this February. But it won't be an easy victory lap for the longtime fighter and jiu-jitsu black belt when he faces win-hungry Mark Munoz at UFC 184. The news came Wednesday evening on the UFC Tonight program, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and was also reported by Elias Cepeda of Fox Sports: Mark Munoz to face Roan 'Jucao' Carneiro at UFC 184 http://t.co/ZSFhc3a0K3 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) December 18, 2014 The 36-year- read news >>

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