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  • 6 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently inked light heavyweight Houston Alexander to a new five-fight contract extension, locking-in the services of the hard-hitting Nebraskan slugger well into 2009 if the promotion decides to keep him on the roster, according to WrestlingObserver.com. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Nick Diaz’s oft-rumored, eagerly-awaited return from retirement is finally a reality. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Michael McDonald won't fight for the UFC's interim bantamweight title this summer, but the organization recently gave him another stamp of approval. The 21-year-old contender has signed a new four-fight extension with the UFC. The fighter's manager, Tom Call of Impact Fighting Management, today confirmed the new deal with MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Sources close to the situation have informed Fightline.com that Matt Hamill has signed a 6-fight contract extension with the UFC.

"I'm very excited to continue fighting with the UFC," said Hamill. "The UFC is my home and I have enjoyed fighting for them for the last 3 years. We've had an outstanding working relationship and they have always treated me very well. I would like to thank the UFC for the opportunity to continue competing against the best mixed martial artist's in the world read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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“NO – I have not lost my UFC contract. NO – I have not fired my coaching staff. NO – I am not going to step down and fight for smaller organizations. The loss last month was tough, but life goes on. People need to remember that I have only been fighting professionally for a year and a half. I have made great strides during that time, as well as faced some setbacks. My training will continue and we are looking at visiting some of the larger camps for additional training and strategy for my next f read news >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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Weight class is "up in the air" but leaning toward middleweight or perhaps even welterweight. Yes, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil Brooks has signed a mixed martial arts (MMA) contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). No, "CM Punk" isn't fighting longtime veteran Phil Baroni (despite this). Despite no combat sports experience, Brooks (0-0) -- who trains jiu-jitsu under Rener and Ryron Gracie -- will be given a shot under the brightest of lights, beginning with read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has inked a new 15-fight contract, all but assuring he will end his career in the Octagon. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently wanted more. White and Fertitta had dinner with the former middleweight champion last Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, and they agreed to a new deal with the MMA legend. "I had seven fights on my contract (after the Diaz fight). I met Lorenzo and Dana on Thursday and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights," Silva told Combate. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"The Spider" jokingly said that he accepted the deal to drive "Dana White crazy". It appears that Anderson Silva has extended his contract with the UFC for eight more fights. In an interview to Combate.com, the former UFC Middleweight champion said that he was in negotiations with Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White last week and signed on to do15 bouts in total for the promotion. The first one is going to be against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. "I had seven fights left in my contract. I was with Lorenzo a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Has it been three years already? It's been three years since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hired former "MMA Live" host and ESPN anchor, Jon Anik, to its broadcast team. And if you're a fan of Anik's skills on the mic, you're in luck, because Jon revealed on a recent edition of The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting) that he will remain with the ZUFFA-owned company for the foreseeable future thanks to a new contract extension. Anik breaks it down: "I am sticking around. I've signed an extension w read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Diaz insists he's still in shape and could fight on a week's notice. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Nick Diaz has emerged from self-imposed retirement to ink a new, three-fight contract extension with ZUFFA, one that is likely to put him back inside the Octagon in early 2015. What has he been doing since he left? "Not getting punched round," according to this new video interview released by UFC on Tuesday (July 29, 2014). read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC star Nick Diaz signed a contract extension on July 24 at Zuffa headquarters. He then sat down with UFC.com to talk about his future. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Guess who's back (back back)? Back again ('gain 'gain)...Homie's back (back back). Tell a friend. Nick Diaz is back, ladies and gentlemen, and that's downright exciting stuff. UFC President Dana White sent out the following tweet Thursday evening, even including a full-on press release for our enjoyment: UFC.com's Matt Parrino wrote up the full release, contradicting White's tweet by saying Diaz's extension is good for three, not two, fights. "UFC superstar Nick Diaz has come out of retirement a read news >>

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