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  • 2 months ago
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The week's most interesting bits from the UFC and MMA twitter world. KYLE KINGSBURY RETIRED, BUT HIS MESSAGE DID REACH A WIDER AUDIENCE After watching this video, I've suddenly become interested in UFC Fighting: http://t.co/lIwL8yQvHz — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) August 9, 2014 -- JONES VS. CORMIER "Random drug testing.......awesome. Just like the Olympics. @BrianStann it's working :)" -Daniel Cormier, Jones pulled out a few days after, put yo tin foil hats on! "Heal up @jonnybones see u in Jan read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC Fight Week kicked off with a self-defense class at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center. Forrest Griffin and Reed Harris ran the show and Paul Gift stopped by to check it out. Last night the UFC held one of the first events of Fight Week at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, featuring appearances by Forrest Griffin, Reed Harris, and Megan Olivi. Zuffa and Fertitta Entertainment contributed funds to help build The Center a few years ago and have taken part in a number of read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC fighter Joseph Benavidez has no issues with the idea of having a gay male fighter in the UFC…Jon Jones, not so much. Sexual identity in sports has been a hot topic over the past couple of years. In 2013, Liz Carmouche made UFC history as the first openly gay fighter to step into the octagon when she challenged women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 157. While Carmouche was the first openly homosexual competitor to fight in the UFC, the promotion has yet to feature its first openly read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Handsome Woman Productions announced today that they have been forced to change the name of their mobile app "Ultimate Gay Fighter" due to legal pressure from an "unnamed mixed martial arts promotion." Here's one from the whoda thunkit file. Our Vox Media sister-site Polygon, the site of record for video game news, is reporting that a mobile app maker is having to change the name of their latest game due to legal pressure from an unnamed, but easily identified corporate entity: According to Hand read news >>

  • a year ago
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LAS VEGAS – Once vilified by the gay and lesbian community, the UFC was recently honored by the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada as its corporation of the year. That didn't sit well with the ever-present culinary union, which asked the organization to retract its designation. read news >>

  • a year ago
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SEATTLE – For the first time in the UFC's history, two openly gay fighters will meet in the octagon when Jessica Andrade takes on Liz Carmouche at UFC on FOX 8. But for Andrade, it's business as usual. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has signed on with two prominent NFL players urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Carmouche's proud approach to being gay has been inspirational for many, but she's always been honest with herself. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Liz Carmouche has gained notoriety for being the first woman to challenge UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon, but also for a surprising new-found role in the LGBT community. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - While 32 unsigned lightweights have gathered to compete on "The Ultimate Fighter,' it seems the majority of media attention has thus far fallen on the shoulders of just one athlete: Dakota Cochrane. The attention hasn't come from his fighting abilities or likelihood to win the famed "six-figure contract" but rather a past that includes a stint in gay porn. Dana White said he believes Cochrane's past should be irrelevant, and he warns that if any of the other 31 fighters o read news >>