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BRASILIA, Brazil – Controversy threatened to derail the rematch between Johnny Bedford and Rani Yahya, but after a referee warning, the fight was allowed to reach its natural conclusion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The co-host of AXS-TV's Inside MMA says Ben Askren is the first guest in 8 years and 500 interviews to complain to Mark Cuban about his treatment on the show. There are two sides to every story, right? But when it comes to big-talking One FC champ Ben Askren his side is going to get told and told and told. Inside MMA co-host Bas Rutten is tired of being on the receiving end of Ben's wrath over Askren's appearance on their show last Friday in which Askren claims he was cut off while criticizing t read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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“Inside MMA” co-host Bas Rutten takes issue with Ben Askren’s critique of the AXS TV show and co-host Kenny Rice following a controversial interview segment this past week. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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UFC President Dana White apologized on Tuesday for the breach of protocol that resulted in the removal of judge Howard Hughes from subsequent officiating at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China and drew criticism as a conflict of interest in regards to a promoter directly affecting the outcome of his organization's fights. "It's no secret how fired up I get when there's bad judging. But I have to apologize the judge Hughes," White told reporters in Mexico City. "I did get some misinformation. He d read news >>

  • a month ago
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A series of UFC Macau ads starring Dong Hyun Kim have caused a minor stir for being able to be potentially seen as racist. The ads feature Kim smashing watermelons and chicken ahead of his bout with Tyron Woodley. A series of ads by Super Action (UFC's Korean TV broadcast partner) for UFC Macau were released recently which focus on Dong Hyun Kim ahead of his bout with Tyron Woodley. What stood out to some, and became the focus of a discussion on Twitter on Wednesday night, was that two of the ad read news >>

  • a month ago
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The head of the CSAC, Andy Foster, spoke with MMAmania.com regarding the unusually high number of 10-8 rounds scored in the UFC on FOX 12 prelim fight between Cummins and Kingsbury. The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) has seen its share of head-scratching decisions over and over again, especially in the last few years. Even in a fight where most feel the victor was deserving of the judges' decision, a scorecard will be read that leaves almost everyone speechless. Opposing fighters each getting read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The MMA legend says "everything was cleared" following his appearance before the Nevada State Athletic Commission about an incident in which he fled from a random drug test. Before Chael Sonnen had to pull out of UFC 175, his initial opponent Wanderlei Silva was pulled from the card for fleeing from a NSAC surprise drug test. UFC president Dana White told the media he expected Silva to be "in big trouble" with the commission. Silva has since attended a hearing before the commission and he told B read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen offered his thoughts on the Luis Suarez biting controversy that took place earlier in the week in Uruguay’s match against Italy. Arguably the most talked about sporting incident to take place this week was Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in their World Cup group stage match on Tuesday afternoon. Suarez, dubbed the ‘Hannibal Lecter of Soccer,' was suspended for nine Uruguay matches and four matches from his early season games with Liverpo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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During a segment on Wednesday night's FOX Sports Live, UFC Tonight hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen were asked to weigh-in on the recent controversy surrounding Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez. The Barclay's Premier League's top scorer has been banned for nine games and four months by FIFA for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's World Cup match with Italy on Jun. 24, his third such offense. "Lets start with what happened on the soccer field," said Sonnen. "To bite so read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jon Jones talks controversy surrounding Alexander Gustafsson and the negotiations for the light heavyweight championship rematch. Jon Jones was on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani this afternoon, part publicity appearance for the EA MMA game and part to talk the fight business and his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson. Helwani quickly directed the conversation to the controversy surrounding the bout agreement. The UFC made an official announcement of the rematch between Jones and Gustafsso read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Andrei Arlovski vs. Brendan Schaub full fight video highlights online from UFC 174: "Johnson vs. Bagautinov" pay-per-view (PPV) event inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, featuring Arlovski's split-decision win over Schaub. read news >>

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