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BARUERI, Brazil -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wants more money. Coming off an epic five-round title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro in October, Aldo host a Q&A before the official UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins in Barueri, Brazil, and once again asked for better salaries for MMA fighters. When asked about the money UFC and other MMA promotions pay their athletes in comparison to what the likes of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao make in boxin read news >>

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No Bellator fighters tested positive for banned substances after the organization's big event in San Diego on Nov. 15, MMA Fighting has learned. All Bellator 131 fighters tested by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) were clean. CSAC executive director Andy Foster confirmed the information with MMA Fighting on Friday. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight showcase bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, a pair of UFC Hall of Famers. Ortiz won the fight by unanimous decisi read news >>

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Now, more than ever, it is widely accepted that the UFC employs all the best fighters in MMA. A recent suit against the UFC even claims the company has monopolized MMA talent. However, the best in the world have to start somewhere, and that's usually not inside the Octagon. Some excellent competitors still make names for themselves with Bellator MMA, World Series of Fighting and other smaller organizations. It could be argued that a few elite combatants are still contracted by those secondary pr read news >>

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A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

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John Nash was in San Jose this last Tuesday to witness the filing of a class action lawsuit against the UFC and to get comments from plaintiff Nate Quarry and the fighter described as “the man who started it,” Carlos Newton. read news >>

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BARUERI, SAO PAULO, Brazil – Who has the edge in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway” headliner? Their fellow fighters gave us their predictions.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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The fighters from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway stepped on the scales in Barueri, Brazil on Friday. read news >>

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Top lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why Americans will soon fear the growing Russian contingency of fighters. It is hard to deny that there has been a recent surge of talent coming out of Russia and the surrounding region. Apart from Khabib Nurmagomedov's impressive streak in the lightweight division, fighters out of Russia, Dagestan, the Chechen Republic and other parts of the Caucasus continue to make a splash in the MMA scene. Many of these fighters, including Rustam Khabi read news >>

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At the UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters taking part in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 58 fights will step on the scale Friday, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway will have to make the middleweight limit of 185 pounds.The UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-in takes place Friday at 1 p.m. ET, and the video is above.The UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-in results are below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET)Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dolla read news >>

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Michael Bisping offered his take on the UFC, and from his viewpoint the whole thing sounds like sour grapes. While Ryan Jimmo may be speaking in favor of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, it's to be expected that there will be a lot more current fighters speaking out against it. One of the more vocal on the current roster is Michael Bisping, who's lined himself up as an analyst for Fox Sports when he's not competing in the cage. Bisping recently spoke out about the lawsuit on UFC Tonight read news >>

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Fighters from the North Caucasus region of Russia prefer to let their actions speak louder than their words, so Ozzy Dugulubgov does most of his talking inside the cage, where he's amassed a 6-2 record and finished his last World Series of Fighting (WSOF) opponent via knockout. Dugulubgov, however, opened up in a recent chat with MMAmania.com, explaining how the antics of fighters like self-described "Baddest Man on the Planet" Joe Warren are unnecessary, noting that it changes nothing inside th read news >>

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Ryan Jimmo is making his voice heard as one of the only active UFC fighters in favor of the upcoming class action suit against the promotion. In a rare move, a current, active UFC fighter is speaking out in favor of an organization actively working against the UFC. Although, to hear Ryan Jimmo say it, it sounds like he feels he has the UFC's best interests at heart, in hoping that the recent class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa LLC helps grow the sport of MMA. Jimmo spoke to MMASucka about t read news >>

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In the second installment of a two-part series, Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner takes readers through the section-by-section details of the fighters’ lawsuit against the UFC. In part 1 yesterday, we went through a general overview of antitrust cases, the broad allegations in this particular case, the pre-trial procedures and the arguments most antitrust plaintiffs and defendants tend to make. Today we're dissecting the nitty-gritty details of the fighters' com read news >>

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Former UFC fighter Pablo Garza says that UFC fighters were asked to sign a petition that the UFC is not a monopoly and treats its fighters well. Pablo Garza finished his UFC career with a record of 3-3, picking up a few pretty impressive wins over names like Mark Hominick and Yves Jabouin. He was released from the promotion after a loss to Diego Brandao, but still left after what has to have been considered a reasonably successful run. Now, Garza is speaking up about the UFC's treatment of fight read news >>

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