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Nate Diaz wasn't able to negotiation a new contract with the UFC, but he did request to at least receive a top five opponent as enticement to return to the Octagon so he was granted a fight with Rafael dos Anjos in December. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — Look out, folks: Conor McGregor is the real deal. The loud-mouthed Irish fighter, who jumped on the UFC scene and made an immediate splash by talking his way up the ladder, put an emphatic end to all discussion that he might be all hype and no fight by crushing Dustin Poirier and finishing the Louisiana native in the first round. It went almost exactly the way McGregor predicted it would go and finished in the exact round he said it would. Afterwards, McGregor said he was going for t read news >>

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It’s been nearly three years since Dominick Cruz has stepped inside the UFC’s famed octagon, but at least one sponsor who signed on when “The Dominator” was at the top of his game will still be there as he tries to get there once again.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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No disrespect to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey (and this request), but when you have a chance to work the big screen opposite an Academy Award-winning actor like Robert De Niro, you take it. That seems to be the plan for ex-Strikeforce attraction Gina Carano, according to MMA Fighting., who split for Hollywood back in late 2009. "Conviction" -- who will also rub shoulders with Dave Bautista ('Batista' to WWE fans) -- is booked to chew the scen read news >>

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After Jon Jones declared that his Nike endorsement deal was terminated because of his brawl with fellow UFC fighter Daniel Cormier, the prominent corporation confirmed it is no longer backing the MMA star.Darren Rovell of ESPN reported Tuesday that Jones was indeed no longer endorsed by Nike, and also analyzed the potential reasoning behind the decision:The brawl between Jones and Cormier occurred Aug. 4 in a promotional press conference for UFC 178 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. As r read news >>

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Jon Jones got a $50,000 fine for his scuffle with Daniel Cormier. But it looks like his loss of an endorsement deal with Nike is what’s really bugging him. read news >>

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HBO scores in the boxing cold war with the signing of Canelo Alvarez. Details here at Bloody Elbow. The latest battle in the ongoing HBO vs. Showtime boxing war has been won by HBO. Canelo Alvarez has signed a new deal that will see the superstar now featured exclusively on HBO. Canelo has most recently been featured on Showtime, where he has been the featured player for two PPV cards this year. His showdown with Floyd Mayweather last year drew massive numbers, allowing Canelo to join Mayweather read news >>

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It appears that Jon Jones is taking devastating financial news in stride, posting a Vine from his Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel room shortly after the Light Heavyweight champion informed Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) that his unsanctioned brawl (watch it here) with Daniel Cormier at a UFC 178 promotional event cost him the most coveted sponsor in sports, Nike. NSAC was not impressed, fining "Bones" $50,000 and sentencing him to 40 hours of community service (more on that here). The good new read news >>

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Never one not to seize a trolling opportunity, Jones released a video showing his reaction to the loss of his Nike deal. Safe to say, Jones looks utterly devastated by the loss of his Nike shoe deal here. It's never easy to have one's dirty laundry aired out in public, as Jones was forced to admit to the NSAC today that his brawl with Daniel Cormier cost him his Nike sponsorship and another deal reportedly worth over "six figures." The following video captures that air of a fighter facing up to read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – That infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier apparently cost Jon Jones a Nike sponsorship worth “over six figures,” the UFC light heavyweight champion and his representatives today said.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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