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LOS ANGELES – Ronda Rousey earned a $50,000 bonus for her 14-second submission of Cat Zingano at Saturday’s UFC 184 event. Who else picked up extra checks?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Roan Carneiro earned a ticket to get back in the UFC with three wins in one night at BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament in October, and his first bout inside the Octagon will be against No. 13 ranked middleweight Mark Munoz at UFC 184. "Jucao", who went 2-3 in his first run in the UFC, couldn’t say no to an offer to return to the UFC even though he will have to fight for the first time at 185 pounds since his old Vale Tudo days in Brazil. "I’m happy. I’m thrilled," Carneiro told MMAFighti read news >>

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Poke and choke FTW! Urijah Faber earned his second straight victory in Dec. 2014, submitting Francisco Rivera in round two of their bantamweight bout at UFC 181. But, it wasn't without controversy. Moments before sinking in a fight-ending bulldog choke, "The California Kid" accidentally poked Rivera's right eye (see it), causing him to visibly wince in pain and discomfort. A few seconds later, the fight was over. During today's (Feb. 17, 2015) hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) read news >>

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Neil Magny earned a $50,000 bonus for their performance at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 60 event. Who joined him with big extra checks?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former Strikeforce star and current UFC middleweight Derek Brunson earned one of his most decisive victories to date by knocking out Team Quest's Ed "Short Fuse" Herman at UFC 183. Brunson faked a kick and floored the 34-year-old veteran with a series of lefts. The victory, which was his fastest in the Octagon, improved his record to 4-1. Brunson, a former NCAA Division II All-American wrestler, talked about fine-tuning his game plan ahead of the Herman fight. "It was a long camp. I'm a wrestler read news >>

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Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Jake Shields earned the biggest salary at WSOF 17 in his second appearance with the promotion, taking home $65,000 for his first-round submission win against Brian Foster ($15,000). read news >>

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Hours after Conor McGregor’s win over Dennis Siver, which earned him a shot at UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the UFC has announced the details of Joseph Duffy’s Octagon debut. Duffy, who is the last man to beat McGregor, is set to meet Brazilian lightweight Vagner Rocha at the UFC 185 pay-per-view card in Dallas on March 14. Duffy (12-1), who defeated "The Notorious" by submission in 38 seconds in 2010, returned to competition in 2014 after almost three years away from MMA, scoring back- read news >>

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Conor McGregor, Lorenz Larkin, Sean O’Connell and Matt Van Buren earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” on Sunday. read news >>

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Conor McGregor earned his UFC featherweight title shot. With current division champion Jose Aldo sitting ringside to take in the action, McGregor dominated Dennis Siver on Sunday to solidify his crack at the title. McGregor got the technical knockout stoppage in the second round. Siver was merely a punching bag. His reach kept him out of range for the majority of the fight, and McGregor controlled the center of the Octagon. McGregor walked him down and did what he wanted. It was the matchup we a read news >>

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BOSTON – Four fighters each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event, and you just knew Conor McGregor was going to be one of them.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Cathal Pendred earned a controversial decision over Sean Spencer in the final undercard fight of the night at UFC Fight Night 59 on Sunday night in Boston. Eric Colon and Doug Crosby gave Pendred all three rounds in the unanimous decision, while judge David Ginsberg gave Pendred rounds two and three. How did you score the fight? read news >>

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Your look at who's up at the chopping block, who's earned themselves a pass, and who's won the all-important Best Nickname award for this weekend's upcoming UFC Fight Night. The latest Fight Night offers up an event with fireworks at the top as well as some mid-card esoteric appeal, with six of the evening's two dozen competitors walking into the arena Sunday with flawless, fledgling UFC careers (and four of them being matched against each other). However, significant losing streaks also abound, read news >>

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Fight it all you like, but you must respect Conor McGregor's route to UFC gold. Who says a title shot is earned solely through victories inside the Octagon? Mixed martial arts (MMA) is as much sport as it is entertainment. While fans revel in seeing elite martial artists showcase their skills inside the Octagon, they just as badly want to hear them on the mic afterward as they out the best of their respective divisions. In a perfect world, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title shots would b read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- UFC lightweight Paul Felder talked to the media in attendance at UFC 182 on Saturday after his dramatic knockout win over Danny Castillo, how he earned the nickname 'the Irish dragon', his roots in Philadelphia and what he did to convince UFC matchmaker Joe Silva he was the right fighter for the job to fill in on late notice to face Castillo. read news >>

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