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It appeared we were in the clear to look forward to UFC 178, one of the deepest events in quite some time, as we rolled through into the weekend. We were finishing up a rare drama-free week in the world's wackiest sport. Or so it seemed. Friday, the UFC turned into the NFL in one respect, as in short order, Thiago Silva was released for domestic abuse and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson was indefinitely suspended on similar charges. Not too long thereafter, Wanderlei Silva went on a slightly unhinged r read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva won’t be at the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s meeting next week, but the commission will decide whether or not to move ahead with a disciplinary complaint against him.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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UFC lightweight Bobby Green may have lost his UFC 178 booking with Donald Cerrone, but he made sure he'll get his shot at 'Cowboy' sooner than later. Alleging to bear witness to Cerrone taking part in racist and inappropriate behavior at a UFC fan expo, Green told Ariel Helwani that Cerrone was 'groping every woman in his line.' "The things he said, I mean, that was two years ago," Cerrone told Sherdog.com. "Groping women? Why hadn't any of this ever come out? Why wouldn't a fan have filed a law read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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With UFC 177 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s (and Sean Shelby’s) shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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If you were looking forward to seeing Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo face Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177, grab a stuffed animal and some warm milk. I have bad news for you. According to Fox Sports' Damon Martin, Cejudo was forced out of the bout due to "medical reasons." He tweeted the following message Friday, confirming the news. While a UFC debutant (Cejudo) versus a gatekeeper (Jorgensen) is not necessarily the highest-profile bout ever, UFC 177 is already a relatively abysmal card, and Ceju read news >>

  • a month ago
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A new day has dawned for Bellator. Bjorn Rebney, its founder and CEO, is out. Scott Coker, former Strikeforce head honcho, is in. With Coker comes a complete overhaul of Bellator's schedule and show structure. Tournaments, more or less, are a thing of the past. While the idea of a pure sport format applied to mixed martial arts was an excellent concept, the unwieldiness came at the expense of both the promotion's fighters and the fans' enjoyment. Now, though, fans can look forward Bellator's top read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: After struggling to make weight as a middleweight, Anthony Johnson looks more comfortable fighting as a light heavyweight. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Due to a family emergency back home in Boston, Fightweets took a hiatus last week, during what happened to be a very busy period for mixed martial arts news. This week, I'm back, but MMA news-wise, it seems like everyone's basically talking about the World Cup instead. So if you'll indulge me, I've got a few items leftover from last week that I'd like to blab about, as well as a question or two about upcoming events. With that, then, on to your questions. Changes in Bellator @RuckerYeah: What is read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A lightweight title bout between Christos Giagos and Sevak Magakian will move forward as expected, as both main event competitors were cleared at Wednesday’s Tachi Palace Fights 19 weigh-ins. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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World Series of Fighting is back with WSOF 10, and is putting forward a solid card featuring three of its champions. The promotion will crown its first middleweight champion as David Branch faces off with Jesse Taylor, wrapping up the painfully long middleweight tournament that has been aching for completion since last September. Behind that, featherweight champ Georgi Karakhanyan faces off with Roufusport's Rick Glenn and WSOF's pound-for-pound best fighter, Jessica Aguilar, takes on Japanese v read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With UFC 174 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s (and Sean Shelby’s) shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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