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  • 2 days ago
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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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BloodyElbow’s Karim Zidan rounds up the latest news, updates, and videos from across the world in Russia and the Caucasus. The proliferation of Russian MMA over the past few years has become impossible to deny. There are approximately 30 fighters on the UFC roster of Russian origin and that number is gradually rising with each passing month. With an endless array of prospects in Russia, as well as the North Caucasus regions of Chechnya and Dagestan, it can get difficult trying to keep up with th read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The nicest person in mixed martial arts (MMA) today, Uriah Hall, was once again compelled to punch another human in the face, Ron Stallings, who was called up on super short notice when several others had to bow out of UFC Fight Night 59 because of injuries. And The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 runner up didn't waste anytime putting his wicked stamp on the Octagon newcomer. He came out with a flying knee, but Stallings kept his composure and stalked Hall around the cage looking for a fight. Stallin read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Amid the hoopla of UFC 182 fight week (full fight card here), you may have missed some fractional UFC news. Following the release of Charlie Brenneman on Tuesday, it was revealed that affable UFC veteran Ike Vallie-Flagg has also been handed his walking papers. From his official Twitter: Well fuck sometimes putting on a fun show isn't enough. — ike vallie-flagg (@IKEVF) December 30, 2014 I would like to thank @ufc @seanshelby joe silva and @danawhite for the opportunity I was givin to fulfill a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world ... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Titan FC 32 weigh-ins are in the books, and in a rare circumstance, one of the main event fighters went to an extreme measure to make weight. Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Brian D'Souza and John S. Nash join Kid Nate to discuss the UFC's new uniform deal with Reebok and what it might mean for Zuffa, MMA fighters and the competition. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released its fifth and final "Embedded" pre-fight video blog for UFC 181 (see the first four here, here, here, and here) ahead of tonight's (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza (results here). In episode five, go behind-the-scenes of Friday's intense weigh in event (results here), which saw a handful of epic staredowns and back-and-forth jibber-jabber. We'll see who gets the last laugh in just a few hours! read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with light heavyweight, Joe Vedepo following bar brawl resulting in a police officer being hospitalized. MMA fighter, Joe Vedepo can add the title "former" to another organization. In light of his November 28th arrest which involved an alleged drunken brawl that left a police officer hospitalized, Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with him, as reported by MMA Fighting. Vedepo was arrested in Iowa City, just 13 days after a TKO defeat at the hands o read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator has cut all ties to fighter Joe Vedepo following the veteran light heavyweight's recent legal trouble in Iowa. The 31-year old was arrested in Iowa City on Nov. 28 after an alleged drunken brawl which left a police officer hospitalized. Vedepo, who lost to "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 131, competed under a one-fight deal with company options to extend the contract. Thursday, MMAjunkie.com reported that Bellator has chose to part ways with the fighter. MMAFighting.com confirmed the report read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator MMA will not keep light heavyweight veteran Joe Vedepo under contract in the wake of his arrest this past week in Iowa City, Iowa.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Forrest Griffin spoke about the newly announced Reebok UFC uniforms and talks about its benefits for fighters. Shortly after the monumental UFC-Reebok partnership, Zuffa has released footage with Forrest Griffin talking about the advantages of having the new uniform deal in place. According to the UFC Hall-of-Famer, it not only adds professionalism, it also reduces the hassle of trying to 'hustle' and get multiple sponsors on board during each fight. Watch the clip above, and check out some of t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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GLORY cut ties with their No. 6-ranked heavyweight following the Dutch-Egyptian's cocaine conviction. One of GLORY's top heavyweight kickboxers, Hedsy Gerges, has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after a 2010 cocaine conviction. The No. 6-ranked GLORY heavyweight will also be required to pay a fine of 22,000 Euros. Gerges, 30, told the Amsterdam news outlet AT5 he plans to appeal, saying, "I will fight to the bitter end." Bloody Elbow reported the news on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014), and also read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz claims the promotion’s light heavyweight division was made for him, so naturally, he’s never had a problem making the limit. But he sees a problem in the way others are trying to do the same.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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