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  • 4 months ago
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Zuffa has been lobbying for a Florida bill that would change what they are required to report to the commission. The other day I requested from the Florida State Boxing Commission some information regarding the UFC on FOX 11 event that was held in Orlando on April 19. The first item I asked for and receive was the letters of agreement between the fighters and promoter, which includes the agreed upon number of rounds, weight limit, name of the opponent, and pay for the services rendered. The comp read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is lobbying for a fight with Michael Bisping and is interested in fighting in the light heavyweight division. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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DULUTH, Ga. – A 2-to-1 underdog in his fight against Lorenz Larkin, Brad Tavares feels a little bad for anyone who counted him out before Wednesday’s fight.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Brad Tavares, UFC Fight Night 35 read news >>

  • a year ago
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Don’t expect to see the UFC in France any time soon, as the French Sports ministry has confirmed its ban on mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Only the National Football League spent more on lobbyists than the Ultimate Fighting Championship this past year on Capitol Hill. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Onetime Bellator MMA tournament finalist Patricky "Pitbull" Freire hasn't fought since October, and he's anxious to get back to work. And if his employers are willing, the lightweight said he'd love to fight alongside brother Patricio "Pitbull" Freire at next month's Bellator 97 event. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Boxing legend Mike Tyson made sure Grant's KO win over Gray Maynard netted the Canadian more than just a lightweight title shot. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Last week, Chael Sonnen called out Wanderlei Silva. A week later, the fight hasn't been made, so Sonnen has stepped up his lobbying efforts, including creating a poster for the fight. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After months of lobbying for a shot at Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman finally got his wish. And while some might view the contest as a "big money" matchup, "The All American" disagrees. He's not even asking for a new contract. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Ian McCall is looking for a rebound, and he has someone in mind. After a disappointing loss to Demetrious Johnson in their rematch this past month in Florida, McCall has been bummed. But what better way to put a smile back on his face, he figures, than getting his hand raised again in the octagon. "I've been pissed off and depressed about losing (to Johnson)," McCall recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio. "I want to be happy again." read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If Brendan Schaub has his way, he’ll be fighting on hostile ground against one of Brazil’s biggest MMA icons this summer. read news >>

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