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Jose Aldo Says UFC Meeting 'Went Exactly as Expected' | MMAWeekly.com

  • a month ago
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Jose Aldo walked out of a meeting with UFC president Dana White and matchmaker Sean Shelby saying "it went exactly as expected." read news >>

UFC Hires New Matchmaker with Joe Silva Exiting at Year's End | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 months ago
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With longtime UFC matchmaker Joe Silva retiring at year's end, officials on Tuesday announced the hiring of another matchmaker. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Hit Hard by Joe Silva’s Retirement

  • 3 months ago
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Longtime UFC matchmaker Joe Silva, 20-plus years into his career, is calling it quits. Listen to Chael Sonnen's take on the gold standard for MMA matchmakers. read news >>

#TBT Video: Outgoing UFC Matchmaker Joe Silva on Ripped 23-Year-Old Georges St-Pierre

  • 3 months ago
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In this #ThrowbackThursday video, outgoing UFC matchmaker Joe Silva talks about then-23-year-old Georges St-Pierre before his fight with Matt Hughes at UFC 50. read news >>

UFC's Secret Weapon: Matchmaker Joe Silva Leaves Giant Shoes to Fill

  • 3 months ago
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Joe Silva doesn't like attention. After 21 years spent crafting the UFC into a promotional machine beyond compare in the world of combat sports, the brains of the operation wanted simply to disappear read news >>

UFC Matchmaker Joe Silva Expected to Step Down Following Company’s Sale

  • 3 months ago
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After more than 20 years with the company, UFC matchmaker Joe Silva is expected to vacate his position. read news >>

Key Moments in UFC History: Joe Silva Talks Importance of Securing a TV Deal (Video)

  • 4 months ago
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In a rare interview, UFC matchmaker Joe Silva discussed the importance of getting the TV deal before it happened with MMAWeekly co-founder the late Ryan Bennett. read news >>

Invicta FC champ Ayaka Hamasaki's manager 'always talking' to UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby

  • 8 months ago
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Could the UFC’s strawweight division soon have a new notable addition? Invicta FC atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki – and her manager – hope so.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC Fight Night 82 Joe Silva Video Preview: Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt

  • 10 months ago
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UFC matchmaker Joe Silva breaksdown the UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson co-main event between heavyweights Roy Nelson and Jared Rosholt. read news >>

CEO: Ray Sefo is WSOF matchmaker, and Nevada commission knows that

  • a year ago
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According to WSOF CEO Carlos Silva, Ray Sefo is the matchmaker of record for the promotion – not Ali Abdelaziz. Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

WSOF's Ali Abdelaziz on Rousimar Palhares suspension: 'It's a sad day for me personally'

  • a year ago
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WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz spoke to MMAjunkie immediately after Rousimar Palhares was suspended for two years by the NSAC for holding a submission too long against Jake Shields at WSOF 22.Filed un read news >>

WSOF exec: Rousimar Palhares is a WSOF fighter; we'll respect NSAC’s decision

  • a year ago
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WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz said now-ex-welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares remains under contract with the promotion, but there are more immediate concerns – chiefly his wellbeing and fate wit read news >>

Bellator's Rich Chou: MMA 'needs something different, and that’s what Scott Coker is’

  • a year ago
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Bellator matchmaker Rich Chou thinks MMA needs to be shaken up, and Scott Coker is the guy to do it.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Frankie Perez's confession about UFC debut: 'I wasn’t ready to fight'

  • a year ago
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Frankie Perez was backstage at Boston’s TD Garden when UFC matchmaker Joe Silva approached and thanked him for taking a short-notice fight against Johny Case – a sendoff probably meant to help him fe read news >>

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