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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Check out the full results for Wednesday’s M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event. Following an entertaining evening of fights in St. Petersburg, the M-1 Challenge 54 & ACB 12 joint event culminated with Germany's Stephan Puetz retaining his light-heavyweight title with a TKO victory over Valery Myasnikov. Also featured on the card was a co-main event battle for the vacant lightweight title, which saw undefeated Maxim Divnich dispatch Djhambulat Kurbanov to win the vacant lightweight title. Forme read news >>

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The UFC, which is currently in the middle of a class-action lawsuit, won’t get any sympathy from former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie, who claims he was ripped off and taken advantage of during his three-year tenure with the ZUFFA LLC-owned promotion. A storm of past and present has opened the floodgates on the UFC, following Tuesday’s revelation of a major civil suit. Along with current UFC star Cung Le, former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry have officially filed a lawsuit against the UFC f read news >>

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German light heavyweight Stephan Puetz defended his M-1 Challenge championship for the second time and handed Valery Myasnikov the first defeat of his career in the main event of M-1 Challenge 54 on Wednesday. read news >>

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Ahead of his fight against Beslan Isaev at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12 in St. Petersburg, former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie delves into his issues with his former promotion. After enduring a turbulent tenure with the UFC, and a short stint in random regional shows thereafter, Cody McKenzie was very close to moving on from being a professional fighter. "I was actually close to retiring; I wasn't going to stop fighting completely as it is in my blood - who I am. But before M-1 I was going to focus on m read news >>

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UFC veteran Cody McKenzie is officially set to face Daniel Swain on co-promoted M-1 Challenge & ACB 12 show on December 17. On Tuesday afternoon, M-1 Global and Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) announced the addition of UFC veteran Cody McKenzie to their joint show on December 17 in St. Petersburg, Russia. McKenzie, who went 2-4 during his tenure with the UFC, will meet Russian welterweight Breslan Isaev in one of the feature fights of the evening. Also on the card is a match-up between Daniel read news >>

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By his own admission, 2014 has not been the best of years for former UFC welterweight Cody McKenzie, especially after fishing season derailed his tournament aspirations. read news >>

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Former UFC featherweight fighter Cody McKenzie failed to make the welterweight limit of 171 on the first attempt for the BattleGrounds MMA one-night tournament. His solution? Donate blood! Guillotine magician Cody McKenzie may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer. Aside from forgetting his fight shorts at the hotel back at UFC on FOX 9 (and wearing blank Walmart shorts with pockets and tags still on them), this might be his most head-scratching moment to date. The former 145-pound fighter wei read news >>

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