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Former Olympic gold medalist and UFC commentator Jeff Blatnick passed away on Wednesday following complications after having heart surgery. read news >>

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The MMA world has lost an iconic member of its past and present. Jeff Blatnick died today following complications from heart surgery, according to a report from wnyt.com. He was 55 years old. Blatnick, who won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics, served as a commentator for 29 UFC events and as an MMA judge in the U.S. and Canada. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jeff Blatnick has died at the age of 55 due to complications from heart surgery. read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn will remember friend and 1984 Greco-Roman wrestling American gold medalist Jeff Blatnick for his ability to stretch the imagination. They'd known each other since the late 1970s because Blatnick's Greco-Roman style had few practice spaces, so he sought out freestyle wrestling haunts that Severn frequented. They last saw each other Sept. 15, a few months before Blatnick's untimely death. read news >>

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BOSTON – Even UFC President Dana White and UFC commentator Joe Rogan could not defend the judges’ scorecards following a botched call in a three-round bout between Cathal Pendred and Sean Spencer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC will be available in 55 million households in Russia, and that is great news for Rashid Magomedov. The Russian lightweight, who scored his 11th win in a row with a late finish against the then-undefeated Elias Silverio at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, is excited with the possibility of finally being able to fighting in front of his countrymen after joining the UFC. "That would be great," Magomedov told MMAFighting.com through a translator following his win over Silve read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is the same age as Jon Jones, and understands the temptations of partying. But he feels that he is on the right track. If anyone is going to understand the type of situations Jon Jones has had to deal with, it's UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. It's not that he's had similar troubles - far from it. But he's a 27-year-old UFC champion, and he understands all too well that the temptations of the partying lifestyle are everywhere. He spoke to MMAJunki read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission continues to drug test Vitor Belfort randomly, despite the fact that his next fight is scheduled to take place in California. According to NAC executive director Bob Bennett, the commission has already tested Belfort three times leading up to his UFC 184 middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman. Belfort has passed all three tests, and Bennett said the NAC plans on randomly testing Belfort again. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, read news >>

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In a year where "event" was often an overblown euphemism for "ordinary fight card," it’s tempting to point out the UFC’s return to Ireland as truly something extraordinary. There was Conor McGregor, the UFC’s finest coxcomb, standing out as the pride of a country in his fight against Diego Brandao. In the weeks leading up, it felt like Elvis returning to do a little fireside ditty at Graceland for a small group of Memphians. He had been out with an ACL, and the UFC catered his return to take pla read news >>

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan ranks the eight greatest victories of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' career on the Ultimate 8. read news >>

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Tweet of the day honors belong to UFC commentator Joe Rogan as he explained why a bout against CM Punk will never happen. Everyone wants to know who CM Punk will be matched up during his MMA debut, and a couple of fans and fighters alike have suggested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan step in against him. Joe Lauzon tweeted about the match up, and the 47-year-old BJJ and Taekwondo black belt had the perfect reply. Here's why Joe Rogan vs. CM Punk will never happen according to the man himself: Can read news >>

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The UFC commentator went on Schaub's "The Fighter and the Kid" show and gave him a brutally frank assessment of his fighting skills, his place in the UFC and his future. We posted yesterday when Joe Rogan first gave his friend Brendan Schaub a brutally honest assessment of his place in the UFC after his loss to Travis Browne at UFC 181. Now here's the complete video. It's pretty epic. Here are some key quotes via MMA Fighting: "The reality of your skill set, where you're at now, I don't see you read news >>

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Just five years ago, at age 24, UFC lightweight Joe Ellenberger wasn’t sure he would live to see his 29th birthday, let alone see a second fight in the Octagon at Fight Night Phoenix... read news >>

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Just 27 years of age, UFC champion Ronda Rousey has already accumulated a lifetimes worth of accomplishments to write about, and she's going to. read news >>

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