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LOS ANGELES – Saturday’s UFC 184 event drew an announced attendance of 17,654 for a live gate of $2.675 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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It sounds like Ronda Rousey, surprisingly, will be getting less guaranteed cash than her opponent on Saturday night. Of course, that's before PPV points factor in. Fans are often cautioned, when UFC salaries are reported, that the numbers put on paper may not reflect the amount that fighters are actually going to pocket. Whether it's locker room bonuses, PPV points, or sponsorship dollars, MMA salaries are always something of a mystery, even when we have the official athletic commission numbers read news >>

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BELLATOR NOW REACHES OVER 400 MILLION HOMES IN OVER 120 COUNTRIES. Los Angeles, CA (February 25, 2015) -- Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) today announces that Electus International has secured new deals for Bellator MMA with broadcasters in Australia (Network Ten), France (RTL9), Italy (Discovery), Spain (15 TV), Portugal (SIC) and Croatia (Fight Channel), exemplifying the widespread growth the emerging mixed martial arts (MMA) league has show read news >>

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A rare Sunday event for the UFC resulted in solid viewership for the Porto Alegre, Brazil card on Fox Sports 1. The ratings are in for UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir, and they're surprisingly good. According to The MMA Report's Jason Floyd, the main card averaged 1.2 million viewers, an increase from the 913,000 average from the previous weekend's Henderson vs. Thatch show in Broomfield. It's the 5th highest rated Fight Night card in FS1's short history. The ratings breakdown also revealed tha read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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In case you didn't already know, UFC Fight Night Porto Alegre was an historic night for underdogs, which meant it was a terrible night for bookies. UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir will go down as one of the most improbable events in UFC history. After Ivan Jorge defeated Josh Shockley to open the Fight Pass prelims, not one other betting favorite won. That's 10 straight bouts where the underdog came out on top. Per one source of calculation, the odds on the first 8 underdogs winning their bouts read news >>

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Who says the house always wins? If you put some coin down on last night's (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) UFC Fight Night 61 event, chances are you didn't make much of a profit. Unless, of course, you were banking on the underdogs. According to FOX Sports, Bovada LV -- one of the leading online sportsbooks in the world -- took a massive hit after most of the betting favorites lost during the FOX Sports 1 event. 10 of 11, to be exact, including Frank Mir's first-round destruction against heavy favorite, An read news >>

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally agreed that 200 million reasons are enough to get them into the boxing ring together. read news >>

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CM Punk, who recently signed with the UFC, has been sued by a WWE doctor for over one million dollars in a defamation case related to the final chapter of his pro wrestling career. Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, has had a defamation lawsuit filed against him for disparaging comments about a WWE doctor on a podcast in November. Punk, who is currently signed to the UFC, joined his best friend Colt Cabana (real name Scott Colton) on his podcast, Art of Wrestling, to give his side of why he l read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Former disgruntled professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who operates under the moniker "CM Punk," recently told podcast listeners that WWE's senior ringside physician, Christopher M. Amann, was a "worthless piece of shit" whose incompetence as a doctor led to a full-blown staph infection. Cageside Seats with the transcription: "Somewhere along the way I get this fucking lump on my fucking back, and this is where it gets good. So I go to Doc and I go 'fucking look at this. This wasn't here last wee read news >>

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There's nothing scripted about this. A WWE doctor is seeking more than $1 million from CM Punk and pro wrestler Colt Cabana in a defamation lawsuit following the pair's comments about the physician on Cabana's podcast last year, the Cook County Record reported Thursday. Dr. Christopher Amann filed the lawsuit in Cook County (Ill.) Circuit Court last week. Amann is claiming that the remarks made by both men on Cabana's "Art of Wrestling" podcast in November has caused his reputation as a doctor t read news >>

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Superkombat is one of the biggest kickboxing organizations in the world and has yielded Glory standouts like Bejamin Adegbuyi and Andrei Stoica. To ensure the development of high-level talent for years to come, the Romania-based promotion has now invented a new and somehow groundbreaking concept to support up-and-coming fighters: the Superkombat Academy. Superkombat president Eduard Irimia revealed the new concept in a press release last week. With an estimated budget of around 5 million US doll read news >>

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is interested in fighting bantamweight campion T.J. Dillashaw, but at a high asking price. With the number of viable challengers for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson lower than ever, "Mighty Mouse" is seeking a potential "champion vs. champion" bout with bantamweight belt-holder T.J. Dillashaw. Johnson said on The MMA Hour that he ran into Dillashaw during last week's UFC 183 event in Las Vegas, and he even specified (jokingly, maybe not) how mu read news >>

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Although UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson doesn't have a history of beef with T.J. Dillashaw, "Mighty Mouse" said he wouldn't be opposed to locking horns with the bantamweight champ—but only if the money is right. During Monday's episode of The MMA Hour, per a report by MMA Fighting, Johnson described a recent run-in with Dillashaw and how the two champs talked about meeting in the Octagon for a superfight and a super payday: I was like, 'Hey, I told everybody that I'll fight you. He was l read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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That's a "Mighty" big fight purse. Demetrious Johnson, the UFC flyweight champion, is down for a superfight with bantamweight titleholder T.J. Dillashaw, but only for $2 million, Johnson told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "Mighty Mouse" said he ran into Dillashaw in Las Vegas over the weekend during UFC 183 fight week and told him the plot. "I was like, 'Hey, I told everybody that I'll fight you,'" Johnson said. "He was like, 'You did?' I said, 'Yes and I told everybody we g read news >>

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