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Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a report on Wednesday. Hunt spoke with UFC Tonight and explained that rumors about him considering an immediate retirement were unfounded, and the fighter is very happy with his new deal. [...] read news >>
The negotiation process between the UFC and free agent Gina Carano has played out largely behind closed doors, which has led to a lot of speculation. UFC president Dana White said last month that signing Carano was "complicated," but that he felt good that a deal would be done. The idea, he said, would be to sign Carano and match her against current bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey.
Well, on Saturday in Macau, during the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight media scrum, White reiterated that stance read news >>
Another injury, another late-notice opportunity, and another UFC contract for a Legacy FC fighter.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira revealed that he plans on retiring by the end of 2015 when he completes his UFC contract.
Antonio ‘Minotauro' Nogueira is not prepared to hang up the gloves just yet.
The former PRIDE heavyweight champion revealed that he plans on fighting until the end of 2015, which would allow him to complete the two fights remaining on his current UFC contract.
"I know I won't fight forever," Nogueira told Ag. Fight. "I'm focused on my gym' read news >>
One Fighting Championship continues to bolster its roster, as the Singapore-based promotion announced that it has signed Roger Gracie to a multi-bout deal. read news >>
The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy.
It's the top organization in the sport and the place Eddie Alvarez has been aiming to land for more than a year. That said, a sticky contract situation with his previous employer served to drown those hopes for the foreseeable future. At least it appeared that way, until a wild swing of events on Tuesday landed the Philadelphia native exactly whe read news >>
Someone get Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta on the phone ASAP! Scott Coker said that the new regime down at Bellator "doesn't waste time," and he meant it.
Just one day after he revealed that a decision could be made by Friday on the future of former Bellator Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez's contract status with the promotion. And today (Aug. 19, 2014) Coker revealed that Alavrez has been released from his contract unconditionally.
His official statement via Bellator.com: "We've granted Eddi read news >>
That's for the lawyers to decide. Sorry, fight fans, but Eddie Alvarez won't be mixing it up inside the Octagon, anytime soon.
That's according to Scott Coker, the newly-appointed Bellator MMA president, who appeared on The MMA Hour earlier today (Aug. 18, 2014) to update the current contract situation with Alvarez. This, after reports surfaced that he would be taking on Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014.
Not so, said Coker, who spoke for the first time about Bellator-related news sinc read news >>
Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez remains under contract with the promotion, but the lawyers for the formerly embattled pair are in talks about the fighter’s future, according to Bellator President Scott Coker. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
Talita Nogueira might be heading to Bellator.
The multiple time jiu-jitsu world champion, who won her six MMA fights via stoppage, is in talks with the promotion. According to sources close to the fighter, "Treta" is expected to sign a four-fight deal in the coming days.
"Treta" made her MMA debut in 2009, and fought three times in 2010, but decided to leave the sport to focus on jiu-jitsu competition. After a three-year hiatus, the grappling wizard returned with a pair of first-round submission read news >>
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev wants to fight as soon as possible.
The Dagestani featherweight, who earned a shot at the Bellator title after winning the 145-pound tournament in April, 2013, couldn’t return to the United States to compete for the championship due to visa issues.
After failing in multiple attempts to solve his visa issues over the past 12 months, he’s hoping that Bellator would release him from his contract so he can compete for other MMA promotions in Europe.
"I do not have any informa read news >>