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  • 5 years ago
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It appears that welterweight Frank Lester has run out of chances to land a spot on the roster of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Dashon Johnson was once a promising MMA fighter from Escondido who was 9-0 as a pro. Two straight losses seemed to be reason enough for UFC to cut him and have him rebuild his career on the regional circuit, but new reasons for his release have emerged. He's not the most famous Johnson that UFC ever had under contract. Not Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson, or even "Big" Lavar Johnson, but Dashon Johnson was once a promising mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Escondi read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC star Chael Sonnen says he's got a contract to fight at UFC 175 at 205 pounds and doesn't think he can lose the necessary weight to fight at 185lbs in July. He hopes Dana White misspoke. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Dot those "i's" and cross them fingers, Mr. Melvin. It didn't take long for former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Melvin Guillard to find a new mixed martial arts (MMA) home. In news that should surprise no one, "The Young Assassin" today inked a multi-fight contract with World Series of Fighting (WSOF), which is "proud" to now have The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 2 alum on its team. Exact terms of the deal, including its value, are unknown at this time. Guillard was cut after a run read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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When Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem fought each other at UFC 169, fans might as well have dubbed it a "loser leaves town match." But it seems like the man who lost, Mir, isn't leaving the UFC anytime soon. Mir's manager, Malki Kawa, spoke with Fox Sports about what the former UFC heavyweight champion has been up to since the UFC 169 loss. "He's just taking time off," Kawa said. "He's taking a little bit of time and we'll figure out what his next fight is going to be, and what he's going to do ne read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Mir has competed every year since his 2006 return and could probably use a break. Talk about a rough couple of years. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir has dropped four consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, including a lopsided unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem at the UFC 169 pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier this year in New Jersey. "The Reem" out-struck Mir 139-5. Following his defeat in "Dirty Jersey," UFC President Dana White refused t read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A heavyweight bout between former champ Frank Mir and fellow contender Roy Nelson is in the works for a planned Memorial Day weekend event expected to be UFC 130. A source close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com verbal agreements are in place for the heavyweight tilt. An additional source said the contract issues that forced Nelson out of an early-year event aren't expected to be an issue. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Maybe it was a change of plans. Or a change of heart. Or simply a matter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship again listening to what the fans overwhelmingly wanted. read news >>

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Perhaps there was a time when Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was worth the hassle. Maybe back in 2007—when he entered the UFC with three straight victories and won the light heavyweight championship from Chuck Liddell—it was possible to block out all his background noise. But those days are long gone now. Considering his advanced age and considerable baggage (warning: language NSFW), picking a fight over the 2015 version of Rampage Jackson just feels like a lot of trouble the embattled UFC doesn’t ne read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson talks about his UFC return, his contract situation and why he left Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Watch Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson talk about returning to the UFC, saying Bellator doesn't honor their contracts so he terminated it. Today it was announced that former UFC champion Quinton Jackson has signed a new deal to return to the company after spending a few years with Bellator. Rampage spoke about his return with the UFC during an interview with Fox Sports, stating that Bellator didn't honor their deal with him: I haven't been happy with my contract with Bellator for a while. Since the PPV read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Nearly two years after his last fight in the Octagon, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has come back to UFC in an announcement on the UFC Fight Night event Saturday in Brazil. The news was tweeted by the official UFC on Fox Twitter account: In the official release on UFC.com, Jackson stated that he wanted to return to the promotion because he wasn't getting the same challenge anywhere else: “I left, got my knees fixed and healed up and I got excited about fighting, and it showed in my training camps,” read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Quinton Jackson has re-signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship following three wins in Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Despite being under contract with the UFC, reports have Rampage Jackson signing a new deal with the UFC. Bellator may have something to say about tonight's big news, but for now all we can say is that reports have Quinton Jackson returning to the UFC. "Rampage" had been fighting for Bellator since a very public falling out with the UFC, but in recent weeks there had been much chatter that he'd signed a new deal to return to the octagon. The news was reported as confirmed moments ago by Sherdog a read news >>

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