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After six years outside the organization, a fighter has made his way back to the big show. It's something of a remarkable statement against the odds that Roan Carneiro is back in the UFC. Cut in 2008 after a 2-3 stint in the UFC, Carneiro has been wandering the regional wastelands for the past half decade, in search of a way back to the top. Stints in Shine Fights, United Glory, and Road FC eventually led him to one of the biggest US regional shows of 2014, Battlegrounds MMA 5: One Night Elimina read news >>

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Fighter retirement has become an ongoing topic in MMA, as fighters from 00's continue to age out of the sport. Now, fighters are responding. It's incredibly easy for fans to treat their favorite athletes like they know and understand them intimately. Personal and professional decisions become open season for comment, when a figure lives even a small portion of their life in the public eye. Few decisions seem to draw as much public interest or advice as when a fighter should hang up his gloves. E read news >>

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Fans, media, and even UFC fixtures like Joe Rogan and Dana White have been known to urge fighters to retire. Whether they appreciate that or view it as “completely patronizing,” they don’t always hear what we want them to. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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In a two-part series, Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner takes readers through the complete ins-and-outs of the fighter lawsuit against the UFC. Two weeks ago we had a big day in MMA with the announcement of the UFC/Reebok sponsorship deal. Now we've got two big days in the span of two weeks as a group of current and former fighters officially filed an antitrust lawsuit against the UFC yesterday under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. What does it all mean? What's an read news >>

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You can tell a given point in time is momentous when a simple date won't suffice. When you bring exact times into it, you're probably in red-letter territory. It thus felt appropriate that when legal reps for three elite MMA fighters announced they had officially filed suit against the UFC in a case that could change MMA forever, they added the hour and minute: 12:45 p.m., Tuesday, December 16. It felt like a line in the sand, and that's exactly what it is. Brought by UFC middleweight Cung Le, f read news >>

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MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 58 headliner CB Dollaway, who will look to potentially earn a title shot this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) inside the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 7 runner up, CB Dollaway, is set to battle with former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) inside the Ginasio Jose Co read news >>

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Tuesday afternoon, current UFC fighter Cung Le, as well as former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, filed a class action lawsuit against ZUFFA LLC, the parent company of the UFC, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Following a press conference to formally announce the lawsuit, the UFC released the following statement: "The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity to review the document. The UFC will vigorousl read news >>

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We're joined by our 2014 Fighter of the Year, Robbie Lawler. read news >>

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The antitrust lawsuit against the UFC has been filed, you can read the full document right here at Bloody Elbow. We know far more about the lawsuit against the UFC as filed by fighters now, with the press conference currently taking place. We know that Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry are the fighters named on the initial suit. The suit accuses the UFC of a lot of different aspects of anti-competitive behavior, ranging from sponsorship control to buying of competitors to the control of fighter read news >>

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Former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, as well as current UFC fighter Cung Le, are among the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court in Northern California, MMAjunkie has learned. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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A wrap-up of salaries and medical suspensions from last weekend's Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale in Las Vegas. Carla Esparza was the big winner last Friday night, taking home both a title and the second-biggest payday of the night (not including performance bonuses) at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale in Las Vegas. The biggest check went to Charles Oliveira for his decision win over Jeremy Stephens. On the injury side of things, Yancy Medeiros and Heather Jo Clark picked up the longest medical suspens read news >>

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As if the knockout wasn’t bad enough, this fighter had to suffer the indignity of watching his eyeball roll away in the process.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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The women's strawweight division makes its debut in the penultimate UFC rankings update for 2014. The biggest development in the UFC rankings over the weekend was the inclusion of the women's strawweight division. Carla Esparza was crowned the inaugural divisional champion, while the rest of the TUF 20 Finale was a showcase for the season's cast members. On the men's side, Rafael dos Anjos cemented himself as joint top contender along with Khabib Nurmagomedov following his beatdown of Nate Diaz. read news >>

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Yancy Medeiros and Heather Clark scored wins at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on Dec. 12, but they could be out of action until June. The Nevada Athletic Commission released the list of official medical suspensions following the Friday night event in Las Vegas, and "The Kid" and "Hurricane" were handed the longest suspensions. Medeiros, who submitted Joe Proctor in the first round, need clearance of the left third toe, while Clark must have left orbital fracture clearance by an ophthalmologist read news >>

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