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LAS VEGAS – Saturday night’s UFC 178 event drew an announced attendance of 10,544 and a live gate of $2.2 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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It's getting personal ... "You know how much money Wanderlei Silva has made since he’s been with the UFC? $9.7 million.... So Silva says everybody’s getting rich except the fighters. What does Wanderlei considers rich? $9.7 million isn’t rich? A lot of people would consider that rich. Let me tell you what: Wanderlei Silva has fought six times in the last five years. He’s fought six times in five years. If being overworked is fighting one time a year, I don’t know what to tell you..... When we of read news >>

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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

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The UFC president is firing back at criticism from the embittered MMA legend with some facts and figures. UFC president Dana White spoke to Brazil's Globo about Wanderlei Silva's bitter recriminations toward the promotion and allegations that the UFC is underpaying its athletes. "If it was Wanderlei here talking to you, he would be like a crazy person saying how much he hates de UFC, about how little our fighters earn, how much he hurt his body because of this sport," said White. "But let me tel read news >>

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Dana White "doesn’t want to say anything bad about Wanderlei Silva," but he won’t stay quiet while the recently retired MMA light heavyweight rants about his MMA promotion. Silva retired from the sport on Sept. 19, and vowed to start "a war" against promoters, claiming they underpay the fighters, and attacking the athletic commission. Banned for life and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission, Silva got a response from the UFC president. "You know how much money Wanderlei Silva has made read news >>

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In various incarnations over the past week, nearly three million viewers watched the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter reality show.The key to the number was FOX putting an encore version of the show, which is built around a tournament to crown the first UFC women's strawweight champion (115 pounds). While it didn't air in every market, where it did air was either before or after FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts. The show delivered 1,735,000 viewers in that time slot.The actual debut on FS 1 on S read news >>

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Steven Messina has tapped out. The Staten Island recluse was recently sued by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for $32 million -- or one guaranteed purse for Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- for allegedly stealing pay-per-view (PPV) events and then uploading them to popular file-sharing websites like Pirate Bay. After initially arguing that he was innocent of all charges -- and starting an online fundraiser to help with his legal defense -- a press release from the world's largest mixed martial arts read news >>

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Those Bugattis don't pay for themselves! Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. is guaranteed to make $32 million for his upcoming Showtime boxing pay-per-view (PPV) on Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, according to figures released by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). His opponent, Marcos Maidana, will bank "just" $3 million. Mayweather is also subject to a significant percentage of PPV profits, depending on his performance. It was a re read news >>

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Floyd Mayweather will earn $32 million dollars when he takes the ring against Marcos Maidana on Saturday, while “Chino” will take home $3 million. read news >>

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Floyd Mayweather will earn $32 million dollars when he takes the ring against Marcos Maidana on Saturday, while “Chino” will take home $3 million. read news >>

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Ouch. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder, Ronda Rousey, is hoping to become the world's highest-grossing actor. If not, then she'll settle for becoming a female version of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Either way, "Rowdy" has some work to do. Her latest big screen role, that of "Luna" in the action ensemble "Expendables 3," did little to help her geriatric co-stars muscle past a couple of Ninja Turtles, or a smart-ass fox trying to save the Galaxy. Heck, the expen read news >>

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