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Video: Donald Cerrone vows (via YouTube) that he will cut back on his adrenaline-filled activities such as wakeboarding during fight week. This, after UFC President Dana White asked him to tone it down a bit to avoid injury before an event. read news >>

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Getting the green light from Dana White, however, will be a fight in and of itself. At 47 years of age, longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Renzo Gracie is still going strong and has no plans on letting up anytime soon. Renzo was recently booked to take on Kazushi Sakuraba in a submission only jiu-jitsu match at Metamoris 5 on Nov. 22, 2014 in Long Beach, California (event line up). A bout that will signal the second time the two have gone toe-to-toe, as they originally took part in an MMA read news >>

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Yoel Romero’s cornermen weren’t exactly on their best behavior Saturday night at UFC 178, UFC President Dana White said, but the UFC is also partially to blame for a controversial delay between rounds in the fight with Tim Kennedy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

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UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly. After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight is bigger than Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar. When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1’s UFC 178 post-fight show, White uttered the grand proclamation that the hype and excitement behind McGregor was “bigger than any of the fighter read news >>

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'The pimp is here.' UFC president Dana's White's post-fight introduction of Conor McGregor at UFC 178 wasn't high-brow, but it was apt. It's no secret White had clearly already begun sketching out an addition on his Mount Rushmore of favorites, but the UFC boss broke out the chisel Saturday night when he put 'The Notorious' above both former champions Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. "Conor McGregor is the real deal - he is legit," White told Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports 1's post-fight show. " read news >>

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It was just over a year ago when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White compared featherweight prospect Conor McGregor to former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, prompting most of the mixed martial arts (MMA) media to snicker behind the safety of their laptops. Present company included! Well, no one is laughing now, as the "numbers" behind the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenomenon Conor McGregor capitalized on his popularity by holding a special post-fight media scrum following the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he starched Dustin Poirier to get his name into the 145-pound title hunt (watch the highlights here). "Notorious" talked about his performance against "The Diamond," the injury that nearly knocked him from the "Sin Cit read news >>

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Three years, 61 seconds, and now it's time to get the belt back. Because of how long he was out of action -- he missed almost three full years due to various injuries and setbacks while attempting to recover from those injuries -- it's easy to forget that Dominick Cruz was once one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. In fact, he never lost the bantamweight championship he last successfully defended against current flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson. He simply vacated it due to read news >>

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With UFC 178 coming to a close late last night (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014), featuring Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson's submission win over Chris Cariaso to close the promotion's latest pay-per-view (PPV) event, UFC President Dana White gathered the cast and crew of "Johnson vs. Cariaso" inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, to break down all the mixed martial arts (MMA) action. Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Cat Zingano, Dominick Cruz and many more read news >>

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There isn't a lot that puts UFC president Dana White on edge, but that's evidently what Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone's lot in life is, and it has very little to do with his in-cage exploits. read news >>

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