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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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After earlier reports, Burt Watson has confirmed that he's leaving the UFC after working over a decade with the company. Rumors were swirling earlier that Burt Watson had walked out in the middle of UFC 184, and today, the man himself has confirmed the news. Although no specific reason was given by Watson or the UFC officials, the man dubbed as the 'Babysitter to the Stars' went on social media to announce that he was indeed leaving the company. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside read news >>

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After posting a 5-2 record after leaving the UFC, Phillipe Nover is back in the organization.He will face Yui Chul Nam at UFC Fight Night 65 in a featherweight contest on May 16.Nam has won five straight fights, including his UFC debut with a split-decision win over Kazuki Tokudome at the TUF China Finale this past March.Urijah Faber will face Frankie Edgar in the main event. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson isn't just leaving Stockholm, Sweden with the biggest win of his career and a title shot opposite UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but an additional $50,000 in bonus money as the surging contender claimed a Performance of the Night award at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night. The UFC made the announcement at the event's post-fight press conference. Johnson made short work of Alexander Gustafsson in the main event, putting away the former title challenger at 2:15 of the firs read news >>

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On Nov. 17, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson posted a tweet that started the ball in motion for him to exit Bellator MMA and rejoin the UFC roster. read news >>

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Check out this MMAWeekly.com video of the newly crowned welterweight champion talking about his UFC 181 win and leaving it all in the cage. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Someone is leaving Mexico a happy man on Saturday night. They'll be wrapped in a shiny gold belt and serving as an exclamation point to the UFC's first-ever visit to the country, perhaps fresh off of knocking a man out cold while thousands cheer wildly.Seems like quite the adrenaline rush. Quite the accomplishment, too.Only there's a problem there, and it won't matter whether it's Mark Hunt or Fabricio Werdum on the right side of the ledger at UFC 180, that problem is the same: It basically does read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The 185-pound shark tank may be losing one of its threshers. Perhaps for good. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy is going under the knife to repair a partially torn meniscus, not long after his controversial technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event back in September. But mixed martial arts (MMA) fans hoping for a new-and-improved Kennedy in 2015 may be disappointed, as the Armed Forces veteran is "not sure" if he's coming back to read news >>

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The saga between UFC president Dana White and former light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson rages on. Now spanning years, the war of words took another turn this weekend as 'Rampage' insisted he wasn't paid nearly as well as White would have you believe. In the lead up to UFC on FOX 10 in January 2013, White told Ariel Helwani that Jackson earned $15.2 million from 2007 to 2012. "The UFC put a big number out there, that I made so much money over the years," Jackson told Fight Hub. "Honestly, read news >>

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Cris Cyborg is set to make her bantamweight debut on Dec. 5. If all goes well, she believes it will give UFC champ Ronda Rousey nowhere to run. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Luiz Cane moved back up to the light heavyweight after leaving the UFC in 2012, and he’s hoping to return to the Octagon next year. The Brazilian veteran, who has been dealing with a few injuries recently, is scheduled to take on Alexandre Zaneti at Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "I can’t wait to get back in action, feel that adrenaline again," Cane told MMAFighting.com. "It has been 11 months since my last fight, and I’m looking forward to be able to do read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva opens up on the reasoning behind his retirement, Renan Barao's treatment, and his thoughts on Chael Sonnen. If Wanderlei Silva has achieved anything over the past month or two it's the maintenance of his presence in the public sphere. Since his announced retirement, he's stayed on the war wagon with a rhetorical barrage of harsh words for his former bosses at Zuffa, for the NSAC whom he's prepared to do legal battle with, and for the unseen masses of haters who would drag his nam read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub told Joe Rogan and Eddie Bravo that he is convinced that Travis Browne made a mistake to leave Jackson's MMA and join coach Tarverdyan. Asked to offer his thoughts on the state of the heavyweight division and the recent happenings in the 265lb. roster, Brendan Schaub offered his thoughts on his scheduled opponent Travis Browne switching camps from Jackson's MMA to coach Taverdyan's camp. While Schaub was open to the idea of switching camps to better one's game and read news >>

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Discussing the UFC's heavyweight division Saturday night on his podcast, commentator Joe Rogan asked Brendan Schaub for his take on his next opponent recently switching camps. Schaub faces Travis Browne Dec. 6 at UFC 181. After dropping a five-round decision to Fabricio Wedum in April, Browne left famed trainer Greg Jackson to begin working with women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey's head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. "It can be good," said Schaub. "Listen, I came to [Los Angeles] and switched read news >>

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