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  • 2 years ago
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UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens is in for a long legal battle after being arrested on an outstanding warrant for an assault charge in Des Moines, Iowa from 2011. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After spending 12 days incarcerated, Jeremy Stephens was released Wednesday from Polk County Jail in Des Moines, Iowa. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jeremy Stephens will have his day in court to try and prove his innocence, but after 12-days behind bars he's finally been released on bail. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After spending 12 days in jails in both Minnesota and Iowa, Jeremy Stephens has been freed from incarceration. Stephens' management team today released a statement on the matter on the fighter's official website, and MMAjunkie.com confirmed with Polk County Jail officials that the lightweight is no longer in custody. "Jeremy's legal team is already hard at work to prove what many already know: he is not guilty of the crimes he's been accused of," the statement read. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MINNEAPOLIS - UFC President Dana White said he was willing to pay an "astronomical amount of money" to bail Jeremy Stephens out of jail in time to compete at Friday's UFC on FX 5 event. Stephens was arrested by the Minneapolis Police Department hours before the event. While many wondered why White was seemingly jumping through hoops to take care of the incarcerated fighter, the UFC boss said the reason was simple: Stephens insists he is innocent, and White has no reason not to believ read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MINNEAPOLIS - UFC President Dana White said he was willing to pay an "astronomical amount of money" to bail Jeremy Stephens out of jail in time to compete at Friday's UFC on FX 5 event. Stephens was arrested by the Minneapolis Police Department hours before the event. While many wondered why White was seemingly jumping through hoops to take care of the incarcerated fighter, the UFC boss said the reason was simple: Stephens insists he is innocent, and White has no reason not to believ read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Just hours prior to his UFC on FX 5 collision with Yves Edwards, lightweight Jeremy Stephens was arrested in Minneapolis. However, the development will not prevent “Lil’ Heathen” from competing at tonight’s event, according to UFC President Dana White. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Dana White has released a statement on Thiago Silva's UFC return following a prior stand off with the police and assault charges. Earlier this year, Thiago Silva was involved in a police stand off and some serious assault and domestic violence charges leading to Dana White saying he would never fight for them again. After going back on these claims and surprisingly bringing him back to the promotion, the UFC president has since released an official statement on the light heavyweight's return: "W read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Stephan Bonnar was released by Dana White to compete at Bellator so he can 'beat the shit' out of Tito Ortiz. Stephan Bonnar surprised a lot of people with the announcement of his move to Bellator, especially with the UFC Hall-of-Famer's recent statements saying that he's 'loyal' to the UFC and would never fight for a different promotion. As it turns out, he did get Dana White's blessing to come out of retirement and make the move. "I released him to do it. He was still under contract with us. W read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It's not every day you see Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tearing up one of its contracts to allow a fighter to compete for the competition. Especially Bellator MMA. Then again, how often does the opportunity come along to "beat the shit" out of Tito Ortiz? Not often, which is why UFC President Dana White gave retired light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar his early release, allowing "The American Psycho" to shack up with the boys at Spike TV (details). "I released him to do it," White told the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The sport of mixed martial arts carries a 24-hour news cycle, and there appears to be something brewing with Mark Hunt's current employment status with the UFC. While Monday was monopolized with the brawl between lightweight heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his upcoming challenger Daniel Cormier at a media day the promotion held in Las Vegas, Tuesday morning started off with something a bit more ambiguous as the "Super Samoan" launched a series of vague messages on Twitter. The New Zealand-bas read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva released a video suggesting his ongoing problems with the Nevada State Athletic Commission were “solved.” Dana White has since issued a statement suggesting that’s anything but the case.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The fight between Roger Zapata and Ian Stephens on TUF 19 Episode 6 ended in one of the most bizarre decisions, not only on the show, but in the sport. Check out Dana White as he tries to explain the odd turn of events. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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UFC president Dana White said he never heard about Nate Diaz's latest infamous tweet. In a widely circulated late-February tweet, Diaz wrote, "I would like to request to be released from the @ufc. It's time for me to be on my way .. ?" Once apprised of the situation during the UFC Fight Night 37 pre-fight scrum, White quickly shot down the request. "Really? He hasn't called me. That's how you do these things, you tweet? ... The answer would be no." White said of releasing Diaz. "He just signed a read news >>

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