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Tune in Thursday, March 5, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring UFC fighters Tim Boetsch and Michael Chiesa. read news >>

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Having his featherweight championship bout against division kingpin Jose Aldo over the welterweight title fight between Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 is proof of that. "It stands true to what I'm saying. I am up there as one of the, if not the biggest fighter in the game. It's happened a few times where the lighter weight has fought in the main event of heavier guys. When he fought Ricardo Lamas, I said, 'Now he's the pound-for-pound co-main event champion of the world.' Now he's f read news >>

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The idea of an MMA seniors’ league has been bounced around the sport for years. MMAjunkie caught up with several fighters to ask their thoughts on the concept.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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That's like someone rejecting guitar lessons from "Slash," or hoop tips from Michael Jordan... or prediction advice from "Nostradumbass." Quick question: If you had the opportunity to get advice and perhaps get some training time in with one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA), would you take it? While most would be jumping at the chance to pick Fedor Emelianenko's brain for his fighting expertise, most Russian-born fighters are saying "nyet." That's a read news >>

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Tim B. takes a look at who the current lineal title holder is for every single Ultimate Fighter show over the years. Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking "I wonder who the TUF lineal champs are right now"? No? Well neither did I until I saw my buddy @pdlmma on Twitter mentioning it today. It got me thinking that it would be a fun research project that could be turned into an article. Partially for my own amusement, and partially to help build fights. Build fights, you say? For insta read news >>

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Bloody Elbow’s resident economist and former antitrust practitioner shares Eddie Alvarez’s Bellator and UFC contracts, and takes readers through some comparisons plaintiffs and the defense will likely make in the antitrust lawsuit. Many media and fight fans know that Eddie Alvarez's 2012 UFC contract is in the public domain as part of Bellator's lawsuit against him in January 2013. Bellator's contractual match is effectively public as well, since its attorney admitted in an e-mail, "...we copied read news >>

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Retired MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko revealed that the current generation of fighters in Russia doesn’t want to take his advice. Attend an MMA event in Russia and you will be met with a sea of ‘Last Emperor' shirts emphasizing the importance of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. He is a national hero, one who propelled the sport to new heights, and compiled a win streak during his peak years that will be forever etched in history. Given the respect and admiration that Fedor has garnered over the past read news >>

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The UFC's massive stable of fighters shrunk slightly Tuesday when the promotion released eight fighters, including former WEC bantamweight champ Brian Bowles, per a report from Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. Aside from Bowles, the other former UFC fighters who received their walking papers were: Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Akira Corassani, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman. Of the eight fighters who were cut, none seemed to make more sense for the UFC than Bowles. Not onl read news >>

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It was a sad day for current UFC fighters, who poured out their thanks and disappointment following news that the dubbed "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving the promotion. A day after the rumors that the "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving his position as the UFC's site coordinator after 14 years, Watson went to Twitter to confirm the news himself. Watson, a great friend and former manager of the late boxing legend Joe Frazier, was an integral "behind the scenes" part read news >>

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It looks like another four fighters are going to be looking for fights outside the UFC in the immediate future. The UFC continues to whittle away at their roster. After ballooning it way up over the past couple of years, they've slowly been working to maintain something of an equilibrium, bringing in a few new fighters here and there, releasing a few others to compensate. The days when they were taking on 25 new contracts a month and only cutting five or six appear to be behind us. In this lates read news >>

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UFC decided to thin the herd after releasing eight fighters from its active roster. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster has a few vacancies after the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion decided to release eight fighters, according to a report from MMA Fighting. Chief among them is former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) bantamweight champion Brian Bowles, who went 0-2 in his previous two outings inside the Octagon; losing to Urijah Faber at UFC 139 back in 2011 and the read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is probably the greatest female fighter on the planet, which is a tremendous feat. So why are we seemingly so obsessed with arguing about whether she could beat up men?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Former WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles highlights the list of recent UFC cuts. Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that the UFC has released Bowles, Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Akira Corassani, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman from their contracts. Bowles (10-3) tested positive for elevated testosterone levels in his last UFC bout, a TKO loss to George Roop in 2013, and leaves the promotion after going 2-2 inside the Octagon. Bowles, who shocked the read news >>

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