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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discusses Conor McGregor’s immediate impact on the promotion, as well as the Irishman’s remarkable starpower. With a meteoric rise comes resentment. That has certainly been the case for Conor McGregor, whose rapid rise through the ranks has led to noticeable bitterness from several of his colleagues who are looking for the special treatment that the Irishman receives from his bosses. Ahead of UFC 178, McGregor appeared in several of the UFC Embedded episodes, where he ap read news >>

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Conor McGregor turned heads with his first round stoppage of Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, but it was his $150,000 disclosed salary that made some of his colleagues do a double take. Quite a few fighters wondered aloud why a relative newcomer was earning a higher purse than established, 15 UFC-fight veteran Donald Cerrone. Cerrone, who served as the co-main event at UFC 178, earned a base salary of $63,000 with an additional $63,000 win bonus for a total of $126,000. With show and win money slotted read news >>

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Watch full video online (YouTube) of Lorenzo Fertitta's recent interview on FOX Sports 1's "UFC Tonight," during which he talks about disagreements with Dana White, Conor McGregor's unparalleled starpower, drug testing, women's MMA and much more! read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has made noticeable progress with its drug testing program in recent months. read news >>

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As evidenced once again with the news that middleweight Cung Le had tested positive for human growth hormone (HGH), the UFC is ramping up its drug testing practices in 2014. Le, who lost his UFC Fight Night 48 bout against Michael Bisping, was the latest fighter to test positive for a performance enhancing drug (PED). The 42-year old Le was suspended by the UFC for a year for the violation. And that fight took place in Macau, where the UFC was acting as its own commission. On Wednesday, UFC CEO read news >>

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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

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And the belt could be defended in Sweden, assuming "The Mauler" can rally the troops and prove to "the big boss" that Swedish fans will show up, starting with UFC Fight Night 53 on Oct. 4 in Stockholm (more on that card here). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight number one contender, Alexander Gustafsson, is getting the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, who throw down in the UFC 182 main event on Jan. 3, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Does that mean Anthony Johnson gets the read news >>

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The last thing any guy wants to have around beautiful women is cold water, but hey, it's for a good cause. In case you need a break from talking about Christy Mack, or Ferguson, or Robin Williams (among other headlines), here are a pair of videos featuring Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and his boss, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, taking the "Ice Bucket Challenge." And Fertitta ups the ante by adding a cadre of beautiful girls. Shrinkage! Watch UFC women's bantamweight cham read news >>

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If any other UFC notables are planning to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, company CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Feritta just raised the bar.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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Sorry Gus, but you will not be stepping in to face Jon Jones once he's back to full health. Despite the fact that both Alexander Gustafsson and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones are on the same schedule to get back inside the Octagon following their recent injuries, Daniel Cormier will not lose his title fight against "Bones." Sorry, Sweden. This, despite the fact that "DC" only got the title fight after Gustafsson came down with an injury, one which force read news >>

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UFC President Dana White says he and Lorenzo Fertitta are willing to do whatever it takes to get Gina Carano into the UFC and straight into a title shot against women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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