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There's a saying my grandfather was very fond of: never be so angry at someone that you can't take their money. Former rapper and part-time Mayweather antagonizer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is quite confident in his rival's chances in his upcoming bout against Manny Pacquiao. So confident, in fact, that he's putting down $1.6 million on a "Money" victory. Mayweather's currently sitting at around -225, so if he does manage to keep his "O" intact, he'll net Jackson a cool $711,111.111. That's quite read news >>

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Ask Ronda Rousey’s mom what the UFC should do with her daughter now that she’s won five straight and dispatched her past three challengers in less time than it takes to microwave a Hot Pocket, and the answer is simple. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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If you ask Ken Shamrock if he’s fighting for money, he’ll say “Of course I am.” He’s a professional. It’s what he’s done his whole life. But after five years away from MMA, he feels that he’s earned the right to fight for fun.The 51-year-old UFC Hall of Famer is scheduled to make his return to fighting on June 20against Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson in Bellator, in a fight that will air live on Spike TV.Shamrock is the latest in a series of MMA legends to make appearances for Bellator since Scott read news >>

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Mo money, mo problems ... The dust has barely settled on UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" from Los Angeles, Calif., which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Feb. 28, 2015). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 22 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who is heading home from "City of Angels" with a little extra grease for their efforts. This t 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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Fantasy MMA (like this) could be the next big money maker in sports. That's probably why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now in the fantasy business, recently aligning itself with DraftKings, which offers daily and weekly fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in all of the five major sports, according to its official website, as well as college football and basketball. "You're going to see us on the canvases of many matches," Jeremy Elbaum, Vice President of Business Development at Dra read news >>

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Mo money, mo problems ... The dust has barely settled on UFC Fight Night 61: "Mir vs. Bigfoot" from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Feb. 22, 2015). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 22 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who is heading home from South America with a little extra gr read news >>

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For nearly six years, boxing fans and combat sports fans alike have hoped to bear witness to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao in a boxing super fight for the ages. After months of negotiating, and years of speculation, the undefeated Mayweather and eight-division world champion Pacquiao will finally square off inside the ring on May 2nd to unify three welterweight world titles at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather made the fight official yesterday when he posted a picture of th read news >>

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Add another MMA veteran to the growing list of supporters for WWE star turned MMA rookie CM Punk. Ever since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass signed former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star CM Punk to a multi-fight contract in late 2014, UFC and mixed martial arts (MMA) stars alike have been giving their thoughts on the martial arts neophyte making his Octagon debut later this year. Nate Diaz was not shockingly riled up over the signing, while King Mo, Tyron Woodley, Robbie Lawl read news >>

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There are easier ways to put together money for your child’s college tuition fund, but don’t tell that to mother, high school teacher, Jiu-Jitsu brown belt and UFC bantamweight Marion Reneau... read news >>

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UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold advises Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather to stop worrying about money and to set up the superfight. read news >>

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Bellator 133 offered a rare look at the reported salaries of Bellator fighters. Bellator is a company that has traditionally run most of their shows on reservations or in states in which the athletic commissions don't publicly release info related to salaries or medical suspensions. But since Scott Coker took over the promotion from Bjorn Rebney, they're more likely to run California shows since that is Coker's backyard. That was the case with Bellator 133, which went down in Fresno. The Califor read news >>

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Luke Rockhold talked to MMAjunkie Radio about his “Millionaire Matchmaker” appearance, his upcoming bout against Lyoto Machida and the message he can send to Chris Weidman with a dominant victory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Mo money, mo problems ... The dust has barely settled on UFC Fight Night 60: "Henderson vs. Thatch" from 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo., which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Feb. 15, 2015). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who is heading home from Broomfield with a little extra grease fo read news >>

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