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  • 16 days ago
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Super fight or not, the match up between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber in the main event of UFC Manila is a very intriguing one. And it's been a tough one to put together as well. Faber's Manager Mike Roberts says, for him no other fight has ever been harder to make. Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber - that's a fight between two former champions, the number-one ranked featherweight and the number-three ranked bantamweight of the world. And it's a fight that has been in the making for a very long t read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Hector Lombard’s manager today told MMAjunkie he was “really, really surprised” at the news of a UFC 182 drug test that came back positive for designer steroid desoxymethyltestosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Urijah Faber and his manager are refuting a Brazilian media report stating he turned down a fight against prospect Thomas Almeida. According to Combate, "The California Kid" turned down a fight against the undefeated Almeida (17-0) after Faber's original opponent, Raphael Assuncao, withdrew from their main event fight on March 21 because his fractured ankle had yet to heal. However, according to both Faber and his manager Mike Roberts, that is not accurate. "Urijah was very excited to compete in read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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John Lineker put the UFC in a bad position when he missed weight for his UFC 183 bout with Ian McCall. His manager, Alex Davis, is well aware of that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Wife and manager of "The Phenom", Joana Prado Belfort explained how the negotiation with the UFC was after Chris Weidman got injured. If there was any doubt that Vitor Belfort asked to fight Mark Munoz for the UFC interim Middleweight title, Vitor's wife, Joana Prado Belfort, confirmed the story to Globo's Extra that they had officially requested the matchup. In her capacity as manager of "The Phenom", she previously revealed through her Instagram that she tried to close a deal for a fight betwe read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jacare Souza's manager believes that Vitor Belfort should lose his chance to fight for a possible UFC interim middleweight title, and his client is next in line. The UFC middleweight title situation is complicated. Champion Chris Weidman was supposed to meet top contender Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 184, but an injury to the champ shelved that bout and left everything in limbo. In the meantime, MMA manager Gilbert Faria believes that his client, Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza, deserves his sh read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort at UFC 184, "The Phenom" has subsequently rejected interim title bouts against Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi. Belfort has noted that he wants to fight only for the undisputed title, and he will be waiting to fight Weidman in May. Fellow top-ranked middleweight Ronaldo Souza's manager, Gilbert Faria is not exactly delighted read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares discusses Silva's performance at UFC 183. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Vitor Belfort was offered an interim title bout with Lyoto Machida when Chris Weidman pulled out from UFC 184 with a rib injury, but "The Phenom" turned down the fight. Fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is willing to step up and replace him against anyone if that’s what the UFC wants. Souza is undefeated in the UFC with four wins in a row, capped off by a third-round submission over Gegard Mousasi. Jacare's manager Gilbert Faria believes that an interim title has to be created after an read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Joana Prado Belfort, who is also Vitor's manager, is bummed about not getting the bout that she wanted for her husband. Vitor Belfort refused to face Lyoto Machida and ignored the challenge from Gegard Mousasi, but the "The Phenom" wanted to face a specific opponent for the interim UFC Middleweight belt. His wife and manager, Joana Prado Belfort used her Instagram to reveal that she tried to sign a fight between her husband and Yoel Romero for the UFC 184, on February 28, but ain't going to happ read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Hold the phone on any talk of seeing Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre any time soon. Ed Soares, Anderson Silva's long-time manager, said on Monday's The MMA Hour show that he was interested in seeing Silva fight Georges St-Pierre next, however, according to GSP's manager, that fight -- or any, for that matter -- is unlikely to happen in the near future. "Georges is really enjoying his life right now," Rodolphe Beaulieu said, "and has no plan of coming back." The Silva vs. GSP fight has been read news >>

  • a month ago
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Diego Sanchez underwent successful collarbone surgery this week. The UFC lightweight should be back to training within four to six weeks, his trainer told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With a 6-8 record in the UFC, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua might change a few things for his next fight. Finished for the third time in the past four bouts after his last appearance against Ovince Saint Preux in November, "Shogun" could be heading down to middleweight. However, before cutting to 185 pounds, his manager Eduardo Alonso suggests a 195-catchweight bout first. "I would really like to see ‘Shogun’ in a catchweight bout next," Alonso told PVT. "I suggested some names to the UFC, and I would l read news >>

  • a month ago
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While her manager tries to crunch the numbers with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino will get back to the business of mixed martial arts (MMA) next month in the "City of Angels." "Cyborg" is set to defend her Invicta 145-pound strap against top contender Charmaine Tweet at the Invicta FC 11 event on Feb. 27, 2015 inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif., according to ESPN, not far from where bitter ri read news >>

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