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  • 21 days ago
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Spike TV President Kevin Kay has a little message for UFC fanboys heading into the Bellator 133 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015) inside the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Bellator is NOT the minor leagues, despite the frequent reference point by attorneys during the preliminary stages of the recent UFC lawsuit (more on that here). "That's just lawyers talking," Kay told MMA Fighting. "They have to position stuff a certain way. We're right on an even footi read news >>

  • a month ago
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"My friends and family didn't want to say it, but it was like a major league baseball player going to the minor leagues. They were like, 'Man, what the hell are you doing?' I guess I made a big boo boo. I want to get in [the Octagon] as soon as possible, get back to work, man-up and do my thing. I'm flying my team in from the UK now, Wolfslair, now that the holidays are over." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson was on the scene for last Saturda read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bellator CEO Scott Coker discusses the UFC class action lawsuit levied against the promotion several weeks ago and why he does not appreciate Bellator being labeled as a ‘minor league’ within the court documents. Less than two weeks ago, BloodyElbow.com's John S. Nash and Brent Brookhouse uncovered the news that several high profile fighters had filed a class action anti-trust lawsuit against the UFC worth $100 million. Within the lawsuit, the UFC is accused of sponsorship control to monopolisti read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One of the major points of the antitrust lawsuit filed against the UFC last week was the standing of other mixed martial arts organizations in the United States. In order to argue the UFC is a monopoly, the complaint asserts that every other MMA promotion is lesser. In particular, the lawsuit calls Bellator, regarded as the No. 2 MMA company in the world, "a minor league." Bellator president Scott Coker told MMA Fighting this week that he disagreed with that claim. "Do I think Bellator is a mino read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On Tuesday, former UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry filed a lawsuit against their former employer alleging that the fight promotion has become a monopoly. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A minor controversy ensued when Claudia Gadelha appeared to strike Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the final horn sounded in their UFC on Fox 13 fight. UFC president Dana White weighed in on the topic. A title shot was on the line at UFC on Fox 13 between Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and after a tense, back-and-forth affair, Poland's Jedrzejczyk came away the winner via split decision. However, at the end of the 3rd round, the horn sounded, the referee moved in to separate the two women from read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If you thought athletic commissions were bad when it comes to the UFC, wait til you see what goes on in the smaller shows. AXS TV's Inside MMA has cornered the market when it comes to delivering the best clips from small fry MMA organizations around the world. Delving into their archives, here is a collection of some of the most unbelievable moments and questionable referee decisions ever made. A dazed fighter allowed to continue after falling off the stool. One unconscious guy picked up off the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Halted losing streaks, minor upsets, and unprecedented losses characterize the real Winners and Losers coming out of Saturday's Fight Night. Welcome, gentle readers, to the Winners/Losers column, Substitute Teacher Edition. Let's jump in. WINNERS Mark Hunt - Hunt has been 0-1-1 for the past twelve months, implications of rocky contract negotiations cropped up during his training camp, and there were concerns about his fighting shape after it was revealed that he had to sweat out some twenty poun read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Vinny Magalhaes was scheduled to fight twice in 36 days for Titan FC "assuming he's healthy," but it turns out he can't. Magalhaes, who battled Keenan Cornelius to a draw in a grappling match at Metamoris 4 earlier this month, was forced out of Friday’s Titan FC 29 co-main event bout with Dustin Jacoby (9-3) due to a minor back injury. Strikeforce veteran Lucas Lopes (29-17) steps in the co-main event. Titan FC COO Lex McMahon confirmed the news with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. Head read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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There are many shades of blue in the sadness rainbow. Sometimes, it's characterized by a minor disappointment. Other times, it's full-blown grief. So far in 2014, MMA has seen sad stories of every stripe, from disappointments in the cage to genuine human tragedies outside it. MMA is just kind of like that. There's a high and constant potential for sadness in all its major and minor manifestations. Here are the five saddest stories of the year thus far. They're ranked in order from least to most read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Just a minor setback on the road to global mixed martial arts (MMA) domination? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has given Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, multiple opportunities to build his star power, showcasing "Mighty Mouse" in the main event of three primetime UFC on FOX telecasts in 2013. Johnson seemingly made the best of each situation, winning "Fight of the Night" against John Dodson at UFC on FOX 6, "Submission of the Night" over John Moraga at UFC on FOX 8 and an emphatic read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The first UFC rankings update in three weeks saw a lot of minor movement, some of which had to do with the results of the Abu Dhabi card. There was movement in nearly every division of the UFC fighter rankings this time around, even though the latest UFC event didn't feature a lot of relevant bouts. This is the first update in about three weeks for the panel and it appears that some of them decided to make some wholesale changes. Either that or a bunch of new panelists were added. In addition to read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor surgery on both of his knees on Tuesday, according to a report from Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight. The injury to Weidman's left knee stems from a lingering issue from Weidman's high school days, in which his lateral meniscus would lock in the joint and cause him severe pain. According to Weidman, the problem recurred twice over the past week, lasting upwards of 10 to 15 minutes in the most recent instance, which led him to seek the advice read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will undergo minor knee surgery after suffering an injury during training. Consequently, his scheduled UFC 173 title defense against Lyoto Machida has been moved to UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The UFC made the announcement via its official website Monday morning. The promotion also said it will reveal a new main event for UFC 173, scheduled for May 24 in Las Vegas, in the coming days. Sources close to the promotion recently told Bleacher Report that th read news >>

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