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  • 5 days ago
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If in UFC matchmaking timing is the next best thing to merit, then Matt Mitrione has got a possible opponent on his mind. Mitrione, fresh off his knockout victory over Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 50 in Foxwoods, fancies testing himself against Andrei Arlovski next. UFC Tonight reported that Mitrione loves the idea of challenging himself against a name commodity like Arlovski, who himself is coming off an explosive knockout of Antonio Silva last weekend at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil. The 3 read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson reveals that he is open to facing Alistair Overeem in a catchweight bout. Alistair Overeem may be spiraling down one of the most anti-climatic UFC runs in the history of the promotion, yet he continues to have fighters interested in sharing an octagon with him, the latest of which is former training partner Anthony Johnson. The rising light-heavyweight contender recently spoke to BloodyElbow's Steph Daniels regarding his interest in takin read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jon Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine, entered a "not guilty" plea in his initial court appearance for more than 30 charges, including an attempted murder charge stemming from the alleged attack of his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, and her friend Corey Thomas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the laundry list of crimes includes "attempted murder, sexual assault, battery, coercion, preventing or dissuading a witness or victim from reporting a crime, and first-degree read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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War Machine, aka Jonathan Koppenhaver, appeared today in a Las Vegas courtroom and heard an expanded list of charges stemming from his alleged assault of ex-girlfriend and adult-film star Christy Mack. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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John Koppenhaver appeared in court on Wednesday and will face a total of 31 charges dating back to May of 2013. John Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine, the former UFC and Bellator fighter who was recently the subject of a manhunt in relation to a violent attack on his on-again-off-again girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, now faces the potential of life in prison. Following an appearance in court Wednesday, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported that Koppenhaver now faces a total of 31 read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Looks like Michael Bisping won’t be facing Luke Rockhold when he returns to the Octagon, so another middleweight fighter has offered himself to step up against the British contender. Bisping and Rockhold were hoping to battle under the UFC banner, but UFC president Dana White said it won’t happen now. With Rockhold likely to meet Lyoto Machida in Brazil, Thales Leites has decided to respectfully call out "The Count." "Bisping is a tough fighter, does great fights. He fights for a long time, does read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Tyron Woodley does not care if his ideal next opponent is coming off a loss. He does not care if they are ranked two spots lower than him in the UFC's official rankings. What Woodley cares about is obtaining the kind of fight that can push him closer to a title shot. As Woodley told Bleacher Report in an exclusive interview, he has the perfect opponent in mind: Matt Brown, who squandered a seven-fight winning streak when he fell to Robbie Lawler in July. Woodley believes Brown is the perfect opp read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the first part of BloodyElbow.com's interview with Luke Rockhold, the former Strikeforce champion says he's been interested in facing Michael Bisping, but he may not need to after Cung Le 'kicks his ass'. Michael Bisping has laid out his immediate plans in an earlier interview, and that includes defeating Cung Le, and 'shutting up' Luke Rockhold en-route to that elusive title shot he's been looking for. The former Strikeforce champion does share a similar sentiment towards the Brit, and thing read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Las Vegas Police Department has issued seven arrest warrants for the capture of War Machine for his role in an alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and another victim. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gina Carano isn't a UFC fighter. Not yet, anyway, but that hasn't stopped fans from fantasy matchmaking about who she could face in her UFC debut. In fact, UFC brass have also added fuel to the speculative fire by suggesting it wouldn't be out of bounds for Carano to face UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in her first bout back after a five year hiatus. For Randy Couture, who has helped train Carano in the past, that's not an idea he thinks is particularly fair or prudent for the fo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC featherweight fighter Dustin Poirier joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his opinion on Ireland’s Conor McGregor, as well as the hype and starpower he has generated over the past year. Dustin Poirier is bitterly disappointed that fans are discussing a budding Irish talent instead of a proven WEC veteran for a potential featherweight title shot. A longtime competitor in the UFC's featherweight division, Poirier has gone 8-2 since joining the promotion following the WEC merger, and read news >>

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