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Spike TV President Kevin Kay has a little message for UFC fanboys heading into the Bellator 133 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015) inside the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Bellator is NOT the minor leagues, despite the frequent reference point by attorneys during the preliminary stages of the recent UFC lawsuit (more on that here). "That's just lawyers talking," Kay told MMA Fighting. "They have to position stuff a certain way. We're right on an even footi read news >>

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Too good to be true? Despite early reports that Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao was a done deal, the boxing "super fight" that could prove to be the richest in the history of the "sweet science" is not made yet, according to one half of the pugilistic participants. From the "Money" Instagram account: Laying back, relaxing, enjoying good weather, palm trees and piña coladas. While they continue to lie about making the fight... I'm just going to continue to travel and explore the world on my p read news >>

  • a month ago
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Eat it, conspiracy theorists, unless you really think Nick Diaz would apologize for a UFC promotional "stunt." Nick Diaz caused a bit of a stir after he "elected" to skip his original flight to Las Vegas, Nevada, which ultimately resulted in him missing the UFC 183 open workouts ahead of his much-anticipated fight against Anderson Silva. The bout, which is set to take place this weekend (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015), is still a go, as the Stockton slugger caught another flight the following day and made read news >>

  • a month ago
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What could possibly go wrong? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hall of famer and War Machine hater Ken Shamrock is headed across the pond for his return to combat sports, which is expected to take place against James Quinn in a bare-knuckle boxing match in the United Kingdom this April. From his official website: Shamrock is in great health and feels invigorated by this opportunity to continue to compete and to continue giving back to his fans. Shamrock is going back to his roots as a fighte read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Although The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 20 ended with a bang this past Wednesday evening, much of the discussion afterward was frustration with the contestants bickering during the "TUF Talk" reunion hosted by Karyn Bryant on FOX Sports 1. MMAmania.com spoke with Bryant to get her point of view, and her comparison may surprise you. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 20 comes to a rousing conclusion tonight, as either Rose Namajunas or Carla Esparza will leave Las Vegas as the inaugural UFC str read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight kingpin Renan Barao passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event last August inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. See how it all went down here. Not only did the Brazilian lose the opportunity to fight for the strap in "Sactown," he was also denied a chance to get it back when he makes his Octagon return later this month, hence the ma read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Which is why "Rumble" labels "The Mauler" the toughest opponent he has yet to face. Now that Anthony Johnson is free and clear of the domestic violence charges against him -- which were recently dismissed in court -- "Rumble" can get back to doing what he does best inside the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage. Johnson is pegged to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson, in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, which is set to pop off in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If you think for one second Woodley is afraid of Lombard, think again. Much has been made about Tyron Woodley's refusal to take on Hector Lombard inside the Octagon, drawing the ire of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans around the globe who'd love nothing more than to see the two heavy-hitters collide. But staying true to his word, Woodley was adamant that he will never fight anyone associated with American Top Team (ATT) unless it's for a world title. Hector, however, doesn't feel the same way. For read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a long and tumultuous co-existence with Bjorn Rebney, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White hasn't had many -- if any -- bad words for Bellator MMA ever since former Strikeforce head cheese Scott Coker took over. Heck, he even had some mild praise for Tito Ortiz "Off the Record" (via MMA Fighting). "That thing was a free fight on free TV. Yea, it's going to pull some numbers. They're both big-name guys. I'm happy for Tito and Bonnar. Those guys are getting paid, that's read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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For Cung Le and his representatives, that simple press release just isn't cutting it. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently rescinded the 12-month suspension it levied against Cung Le after the striking specialist tested positive for elevated levels of human growth hormone (HGH) following his loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, which went down on Aug. 23, 2014 in Macau, China. Video highlights here. After further investigation, there wasn't enough evidence to support the claim read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bellator interim champ Joe Warren insists that undisputed champ Eduardo Dantas ran from a fight with him despite a reported head injury that delayed their first scheduled meeting.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"The People's Warrior" spoke to MMAmania.com about re-signing with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after being released from the promotion over six years ago, as well as his upcoming match up against Hector Lombard at UFC 182. It has been six long years for Josh Burkman since he last fought for UFC, but that all changed on Friday (Oct. 3, 2014) when he re-signed with the promotion. "The Peoples Warrior" was released from his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) contract on Friday morning and sig read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Yoel Romero, who knocked out Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (video), came under fire for taking a coffee break between rounds two and three, perhaps buying himself some extra recovery time after getting his head caved in at the close of the second stanza. See how the entire mess unfolded here. While Romero's corner was accused of "the dirtiest trick in the book" by UFC President Dana White, coach  read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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