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Shortly after UFC Fight Night "Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2" in Brasilia, Brazil, Nova Uniao head trainer Andre Pederneiras gave an exclusive interview to Sherdog.com. read news >>

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Inside MMA host Bas Rutten responded to crtics about ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren being cut off during a recent interview on the show. read news >>

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With weight cutting issues in the spotlight the last couple of weeks -- starting at UFC 177 when Henry Cejudo and Renan Barao both dropped out of their fights in Sacramento after bad cuts, and this week with Charles Oliveira coming in over -- solutions are being kicked around.One person who has thought about all the inherent problems with weight cutting over the years is Big John McCarthy, the longtime official going back to the UFC’s unruly early days. McCarthy was in Sacramento when Barao pass read news >>

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With late drop-outs cutting the show down to three fights instead of the usual four, UFC 177 prelims on Fox Sports 1 did their lowest viewership number to date, with 436,000, down 49 percent from the station's average. In what can't be considered a good sign for the pay-per-view numbers, Saturday's UFC 177 prelims on Fox Sports 1 did 436,000 viewers.That was the lowest number for UFC prelims on an outlet with true national penetration in its history. The previous FS 1 low was 628,000 viewers for read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is cutting a few checks after its most recent pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., featuring T.J. Dillashaw defending his bantamweight title against late-replacement Joe Soto. "The Viper" was the top earner of the night with $100,000. Coming in a distant second was The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 13 champion Tony Ferguson, who was able to outlast Danny Castillo in the co-main read news >>

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Legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross discusses the dangers of weight cutting in MMA and what should be done to limit the damage it causes. With the recent UFC 177 fiasco still fresh in the minds of most, the weight-cutting topic in MMA is one that will likely be touched upon by a variety of interesting figures, the latest of which is legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross. JR believes the entire process needs more regulation, as fighters are currently not given limitations on the amount of weight they read news >>

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UFC bantamweight competitor Renan Barao is disappointed about the UFC 177 fiasco but claims that his issues had nothing to do with his actual weight cut. While the entire UFC 177 fiasco was based on Renan Barao's inability to make weight ahead of his title fight rematch, as well as his subsequent hospitalization, the Brazilian does not believe the fault is with his weight cutting methods at all. In fact, he believes that the entire incident was a freak accident due to him hitting his head on the read news >>

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Four fighters were pulled from UFC 177 for varying reasons, but only two of them will be paid. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is paying Scott Jorgensen and Anthony Birchak their "show" and "win" money, despite the fact that neither fighter was able to compete at UFC 177 last Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. That's because they were pulled from the "Dillashaw vs. Soto" preliminary card inside Sleep Train Arena through no fault of their own. Jorg read news >>

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Speaking for the first time since his failed weight cut crippled an already much-maligned UFC 177 fight card, former bantamweight champion Renan Barao told Joe Rogan on Saturday's FOX Sports 1 broadcast that he didn't remember anything that took place before or after he blacked out while shedding weight on Friday. "I was dehydrating in the bathtub," Barao explained. "I feinted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. "I was fine," Barao added. "My weight was around regular what I come in for read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao took a huge step backwards on Friday when he passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. See how it all went down here. Not only did the Brazilian lose the opportunity to fight for the strap this weekend in "Sactown," he will also be denied a chance to g read news >>

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Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino gets closer to the UFC every day, it seems. Earlier today, the UFC announced during a conference call that its online subscription service, UFC Fight Pass, would host Invicta FC 8 on September 6. Following that announcement, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp opened the floor to the media for questions, and Cyborg's name popped up immediately. Will she still fight for Invicta? At what weight class? Members of the media had questions, and Knapp had answers. "We're in co read news >>

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