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Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have yapped at one another from afar for years. If the two ever meet in the Octagon, and the action is as heated as their trash talk, we're in for an epic encounter. Melendez, the long-time Strikeforce lightweight champion, and Alvarez, his two-time Bellator counterpart, were long considered among the top non-UFC lightweights, if not the two very best, for quite some time. Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-division titleholder, BJ Penn, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last July, following a technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar, which marked the Hawaiian's 145-pound debut. To help him reach his new weight class, "The Prodigy" hired famed weight-cutting expert Mike Dolce. But from what he told BJPenn.com, it sounds like a case of buyer's remorse. "I hadn't been to 145 (pounds) in 18 years and that cut was intimidating. I wanted to get it righ read news >>

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As recent as late-August, it looked as if UFC President Dana White was warming up to the idea of Ben Askren fighting in the UFC. But following White's Wednesday appearance on 'UFC Tonight,' it'd be hard to say that's still the case. "I thought Tito (Ortiz) was the dumbest human being I ever met. This guy (Askren) is an absolute moron," White said when asked about the undefeated ONE FC welterweight champ. "It's almost like, you know, he gets it. He's copying everything Tito does. Obviously you ge read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A week after Luke Rockhold appeared The MMA Hour to issue a challenge for rival Michael Bisping to "put his money where his mouth his," Bisping did just the same, firing back on Tuesday's show at the "obsessed" former Strikeforce champ and his "pathetic" attempts to goad him into a fight, the most notable of which took place in the early hours of a Macau hotel following Bisping's recent fourth-round TKO victory over Cung Le. "[My dad and I] were both nursing a bit of a hangover because we had a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Luke Rockhold and other UFC fighters have criticized Vitor Belfort for testing positive in the first test he did outside of Brazil after a 3-0 run in 2013. Rockhold said Belfort’s "frail" body would fall apart before his title fight with Chris Weidman, scheduled for UFC 181 on Dec. 6, but "The Phenom" says they are all just jealous. "I think they are just afraid. I understand," Belfort said Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "That playboy is still in shock from the kick. He’s in shock. People are read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mike Constantino took exception to Mike Dolce's recent comments regarding MMA manager rates, saying it's the same as saying "you don't need to pay a diet guru 20 percent to buy your groceries." Mike Dolce probably isn't a fan favorite among mixed martial arts (MMA) managers at the moment. The nutrition guru, who has helped countless prominent MMA fighters make weight for their bouts, recently advised them to fire certain managers who are taking up to 20 percent of their earnings for representati read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Several MMA managers expressed disappointment privately after nutritionist and coach Mike Dolce said on yesterday's episode of "The MMA Hour" that many MMA managers are doing a disservice to their clients. To recap: "These managers are charging the athletes 20 percent," Dolce said, "just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva to get one opponent's name, to then call the athlete and say, you're fighting Johnny So-and-So. And then the manager then takes 20 percent out of that. And then the athlete read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Following his second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen from their broadcasts with Fox Sports. The UFC confirmed the news with a statement on their website Monday night: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Last Saturday night in Albuquerque, Bryan Caraway picked up what was undoubtedly one of the biggest wins of his career—but the victory that came with a burst of controversy in the aftermath. The The Ultimate Fighter alum derailed highly touted prospect Erik Perez in a hard-fought bout where Caraway earned the submission finish in the second round. That said, no sooner was Caraway's hand raised inside the Octagon than pictures of him fish-hooking the Jackson/Winkeljohn-trained fighter surfaced. T read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The world’s two top heavyweight kickboxers are set to meet in the ring at Glory World Series’ pay-per-view event on June 21 for what promises to be one of the most explosive clashes of the year. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"Money" didn't take too kindly to Aldo's vow to get payback on Team Alpha Male for disrespecting Renan Barao, answering back with a threat of his own. Soon after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo vowed to get payback on Team Alpha Male for what he deemed as disrespect toward former bantamweight champ Renan Barao, Chad Mendes fired right back. Posting on his official Twitter account, "Money" clarified that he didn't know anything about the Instagram post that g read news >>

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