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TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) - Submission ace Jesse "JT Money" Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt, respectively. "We are thrilled to bring two more highly accomplished competitors li read news >>

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Two new entrants have been added to Battlegrounds MMA's one-night, eight-man tournament field, as one-time WSOF title challenger Jesse Taylor and veteran Joe Ray have replaced Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt in the welterweight bracket, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. "We are thrilled to bring two more highly accomplished competitors like Jesse and Joe into the tournament fold, and are excited by the increased number of potential outcomes that their addition creates for this incredi read news >>

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Jesse Taylor and Joe Ray have joined BattleGrounds MMA’s one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament on Oct. 3. read news >>

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A pair of changes has hit next month’s Battlegrounds MMA event in Oklahoma. Dennis Hallman and Chris Honeycutt have been replaced by Jesse Taylor and Joe Ray.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Who should the big winners from UFC Fight Night 51’s main card face next? We take a look and suggest some possibilities. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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And it has nothing to do with the color of his skin. Joe Rogan recently came out and said that his comments about Jon Jones' lack of popularity and racism somewhat intertwining, were misinterpreted by "click" hungry media members. The hot-button issue, naturally, was soon brought up in a conversation with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White on a recent edition of "The Download," and the Las Vegas fight boss defended his color commentator's comments, saying that they were in read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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This week’s Twitter Mailbag takes on Joe Rogan’s comments about Jon Jones and the effects of racism in MMA, plus Thiago Silva’s return to the UFC, the premiere of TUF 20, and much, much more.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Like many, UFC president Dana White questioned the words of Joe Rogan, the company's longtime color commentator, when Rogan wondered whether racism is part of the reason UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't more popular than he is. But White's questions pertained to Jones' level of popularity, not the questions of racial motives. White told UFC.com on Thursday that he thinks the world's top pound-for-pound fighter is plenty popular. "Who says Jones isn't popular? I mean, as far as our read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC announcer doesn't like the way his podcast comments speculating that Jon Jones would be more popular if he was white were handled by the MMA media. D'oh! UFC announcer (and for my $55 a PPV, the best in the business), Joe Rogan took to his podcast to speculate this week that one possible reason UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones isn't more popular with fans is because he's black. Yea that's pretty much what he said, we'll have the full quotes below but we already quoted him accurately read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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On Monday, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan wondered aloud on his podcast whether the sport's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, isn't as popular as he could be due to racism among part of MMA's fan base. By Tuesday, Rogan's comments gained traction and kicked up an online storm. As is usually the case, the debate varied from those who looked to have an honest discussion of racism in the sport to trolls who are always trying too hard to portray the worst frin read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Looks like the MMA media has done it again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- already under fire from pro wrestling fans for these incendiary comments -- is now beating back a whole new legion of Internet trolls after his comments about Jon Jones and racism were twisted and turned for the sake of Internet click bait. From his official Twitter account: "I've been misquoted left & right about Jon Jones lack of popularity. I said "I wonder how much of it is racism" read news >>

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