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  • 14 days ago
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Former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to review recent comments by Cody McKenzie, who had strong words for the armchair experts out there.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Retired fighter Cody McKenzie offers to fight UFC President Dana White for free. Less than a few weeks after retiring from professional competition, Cody McKenzie is back making MMA headlines, this time with his willingness to fight UFC President Dana White for free. "I would love to fight Dana White," McKenzie told MMAFighitng.com. "I'd love to beat him up. He talks bad about fighters all the time, disrespects fighters. Yeah, he's a piece of work." The former UFC fighter's frustration stems fro read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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After putting together a below average 3-4 record under the ZUFFA banner, the one-time Ultimate Fighter (TUF) hopeful and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Cody McKenzie was handed his walking papers. But he's not going quietly. The "AK Kid" wanted to make sure the mixed martial arts (MMA) community knew what kind of businessman was in charge of running the world's largest combat sports promotion, and even offered to throw down against the UFC president for free. From his read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA. But there is one fight that could bring him back. The quirky former UFC fighter told MMA Fighting that he would be interested in getting into the Octagon with UFC president Dana White. And he'd do it "for free." "I would love to fight Dana White," McKenzie said. "I'd love to beat him up. He talks bad about fighters all the time, disrespects fighters. Yeah, he's a piece of work." McKenzie, who announced his retirement after a knockout loss to Beslan Isaev at M- read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Chechen promotion ACB kicks off 2015 with a show in Poland, and will feature one of their top talents Beslan Isaev in the main event. After concluding a fruitful year with a joint venture alongside leading Russian MMA promotion, M-1 Global, Chechen promotion Absolute Championship Berkut will ring in the new year with their debut event in Poland. ACB 13 will feature a welterweight headliner between Beslan Isaev and Bellator veteran Jose de Ribamar Machado Gomes. Isaev's claim to fame was sending read news >>

  • a month ago
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Beslan Isaev discusses his first round KO of Cody McKenzie and his future goals in 2015. Dubbed the 'captain' of Fight Club Berkut in the Caucasian region of Chechnya, Beslan Isaev knowshe did his countrymen proud when he knocked out former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie in the opening round of their feature fight last week in St. Petersburg. It was a vicious finish; a flush knee to the jaw that separated McKenzie from his consciousness as he shot for a takedown and sent him into immediate retirement read news >>

  • a month ago
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For the first time since its inception, the MMA Diaries has gone international. BloodyElbow.com's Karim Zidan details his trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he visited M-1 Global for their joint venture with Chechen promotion ACB. Let me begin with honesty: I hate flying. Yes, some will smirk at this, while a few may nod their heads in sympathy, but truth be told, I am an anxious traveller. Every roll, pitch and yaw forces me to dig my nails into my seat and hope for the best. This, however, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie officially retired from MMA on Thursday following his KO loss at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12. Following a disappointing first round KO loss to Fight Club Berkut standout Beslan Isaev, Cody McKenzie has officially retired from MMA competition. McKenzie finishes his career with a 15-6 record in professional competition and a 3-4 run during his tenure with the UFC. He also ends his career on a two-fight losing streak. I'm done fighting I would call it retiring but I nev read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie, who garnered a sizable fan following after his stint on “The Ultimate Fighter 12,” is apparently calling it quits.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cody "The AK Kid" McKenzie (15-6) retired from the sport of mixed martial arts Thursday evening. The former The Ultimate Fighter competitor and UFC lightweight/featherweight was 2-3 in his past five contests, most recently losing to Beslan Isaev via first-round knockout at M-1 Challenge 54. McKenzie cited poor fighter pay and unfavorable working conditions, extending back to his time with the UFC, as the primary impetus behind this decision. In the wake of his retirement, Bleacher Report caught read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following six losses in nine fights, former Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Cody McKenzie has retired from mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cody spitting venom at his ex-employer. Just days after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit with a class-action lawsuit courtesy of Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry (details), a steady flow of reaction has been surfacing from current and ex-fighters who were employed by the Zuffa-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion (see them here). Some, like Brendan Schaub, won't touch that subject with a 10-foot pole. Then there's Cody McKenzie, who isn't shy about letting his feelings be known read news >>

  • a month ago
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M-1 Global hosts a pair of UFC veterans, plus Mighty Mo travels to Romania to take on PRIDE vet Alexandru Lungu. Mid-week fights? Mid-week fights! This past Monday, in the main event of Romanian XF 15, Siala Mou SIliga, aka Mighty Mo, sought to rebound from his knockout at the hands of Alexander Volkov in April. Standing in his way back to the win column was super-sized PRIDE veteran Alexandru Lungu. Siliga made a comeback to MMA in 2013, going on an unlikely three fight win streak in Bellator b read news >>

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