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With the UFC now making millions of dollars, it's only fair that the fighters get a piece of the pie, according to Jose Aldo. The UFC featherweight champ, who is slated to defend his title on Saturday against Chad Mendes, spoke once again on the topic of fighter pay in an interview with Ivan Raupp of Combate.com (h/t Fernando Arbex of Bloody Elbow). "I've seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes read news >>

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The UFC Featherweight champion once again requested a better salary from the UFC. Although UFC president Dana White prefers to believe in translation issues, once again, a Nova Uniao fighter asked for a better earning in the UFC. After Renan Barao requested for more money and later denied what was published in media, Jose Aldo said in an interview to Combate.com that he deserves a higher salary. "I ask for financial valorization not only for me, some other fighters should have too. We give a lot read news >>

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Mixed Martial Arfs is a new video series that takes a closer look at the fighters and the relationships they have with their dogs. In the first part of a new series that features fighters and their dogs, MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon catches up with UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski and his "best friend" Maximus. read news >>

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Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied career and traded leather with a collection of top-ranked talents and icons of the sport along the way. During the height of his popularity, Rua was widely recognized as the best middleweight fighter on the planet and one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And he had a violent highlight reel to back it up. In the fo read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his title on the line against Chad Mendes on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, and he has the whole country of Brazil in his hands. If Mendes stops Aldo’s reign 4-year reign as 145-pound kingpin at UFC 179, Brazil would have no UFC titles for the first time in eight years. Anderson Silva, the man who won the first UFC gold in years for his country in 2006, believes that his countryman recently lost three of the four championship belts because they stopped e read news >>

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In the second episode of a new series that features fighters and their dogs, MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon catches up with women's MMA pioneer and Invicta matchmaker Julie Kedzie and her dog Bailey. Watch the first episode here with Andre Arlovski and Maximus. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Success in today's mixed martial arts is often driven by popularity contests. Each divisional landscape is fueled by ticket sales, international marketability and overall notoriety, especially in a promotion as prolific as the UFC. The race to the top of superstar mountain is not always a fair and well-planned journey, but fighters need to wiggle their way to the front of pack to make it in this sport. However, with progression comes digression. Here are five UFC fighters who are slowly losing t 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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I've heard of fighters gassing, but this is ridiculous. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight No. 1 contender, Fabricio Werdum, moved his training camp to a small village in Mexico to prepare for his upcoming title fight against Cain Velasquez, which takes place in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15, 2014, in Mexico City. It was a decision that nearly cost him his life, according to Nick "The Tooth" Gullo (via Fightland): The UFC's first-ever card in Mexico, featurin read news >>

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The first female strawweight fighters to win the inside the Octagon will collide in December. Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who scored unanimous decision victories in their first appearances inside under the UFC banner, are set to battle at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up with sources close to the situation following a report from polish website MMA News. Unbeaten in MMA, Gadelha improved to 12-0 with a win over Tina Lähdemäki at UFC read news >>

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