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The Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (SMMAF) has issued a statement to explain why one fighter was denied and another approved for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 53 event in Sweden.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Embattled mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver -- who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008 -- appeared before a Las Vegas judge earlier today (Sept. 3, 2014) to answer for felony assault charges against ex-girlfriend and "Sin City" porn star Christy Mack last month in Nevada. The 32-year-old welterweight was eventually captured on Aug. 15 in California (see his mugshot here) and was denied bail at today's arraignment. His amended complaint is 31 counts (lewdness cou read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite reports on the contrary, Scott Coker has denied rumors saying that Gina Carano has signed with Bellator. Reports surfaced that there will be a 'major announcement' for Bellator today, and rumor mill has circulated with people claiming that the big news was about Gina Carano, along with Marloes Coenen, allegedly spurning the UFC by deciding to sign with their rivals instead. There may still be an announcement to be made today, but it may just not be about the former 'face of Women's MMA'. read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS — On Monday morning, Daniel Cormier denied that he and Jones had any intentions of staging mock conflicts in order to sell their September 27 fight. "I don't talk to Jon. The fight sells itself. We don't have to say anything," Cormier told Bleacher Report. "You have two of the best fighters in the world fighting each other. I think it sells itself. But no, I have not spoken to him." While it may be true that Cormier and Jones have no current agreement to work in concert in an effort to read news >>

  • a month ago
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Manager Malki Kawa has denied punching Daniel Cormier during that brawl with Jon Jones during a UFC 178 press conference. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came to blows in an ugly scene during a UFC 178 press conference. One of the talking points on social media during the whole situation though, was Jones' manager, Malki Kawa appearing to have thrown a few punches towards Cormier during the chaos. It was obviously hard to tell from first viewing, but he has firmly denied this on twitter: I didn't t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The NJSACB says that they have denied fighters licenses for HIV, hepatitis C, subdural hematoma only to see those same fighters compete on the New York amateur scene. That New York has been the battleground state in MMA regulation over the past several years is not news to anyone. New York has held out for years against popular opinion (and economic venefit) on legalizing the sport on a professional level. A loophole of sorts does allow amateur mixed martial arts bouts. That loophole has served read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The UFC's Fight Night series makes a stop in Ohio as the fighter who refused to be denied his contender status and hometown-product Matt Brown faces a stern test in Brazilian almost-sensation Erick Silva. Brown isn't guaranteed a title shot if he wins, but he certainly moves closer to that space and continues his improbable run. For Silva, this is a do or die moment in terms of converting himself from hyped prospect to actual welterweight division threat. Will Matt Brown satisfy the hometown fan read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Brazilian Athletic Commission has upheld Jussier Formiga's 1st round submission win over Scott Jorgensen from last month's UFC Fight Night event in Natal. Former WEC bantamweight title challenger Scott Jorgensen has had a rough go of it in recent fights in the UFC. He's 1-5 in his last 6, and 0-2 at flyweight. His last bout saw him lose by rear-naked choke to Jussier Formiga on March 23rd, but it wasn't without controversy. Replays showed that Jorgensen was felled by a non-intentional headbu read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Brazil’s athletic commission has denied Scott Jorgensen’s appeal of a UFC Fight Night 38 loss, and the result from the event will stand.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Jussier Formiga, Scott Jorgensen, UFC Fight Night 38 read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort are scheduled to fight for the middleweight championship belt at UFC 173 on Mary 24, and TUE or no TUE, White says Belfort is gonna fight... or else. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Robert Drysdale's UFC debut is likely scratched a second time. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has declined to medically clear him to compete at next month's UFC 167 event after an out-of-competition drug test revealed an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio. read news >>

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