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UFC 'money weight' Nick Diaz may be the best and worst representation of a martial artist in modern MMA. The expletive hurling, nunchuck twirling Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt isn't above breaking out the ole Stockton Salute on occasion, but Diaz says he'd never seriously target an opponent's injury. "When someone tells you a fighter's injured and they tell you to go after an injury, it really throws you off," Diaz told media in Las Vegas (via Yahoo! Sports). "It would be sad to lose a fight on read news >>

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Although former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and his protege Rory MacDonald claim to have never seriously discussed the matter, the pair has never wavered over refusing to fight one another. Calling St-Pierre 'one of the more welcoming people' during his 2010 move to Montreal's Tristar Gym, MacDonald says the then-champion never treated him like a future challenge. "He welcomed it," MacDonald told UFC commentator Joe Rogan Tuesday. "I never forgot it, either. A lot of people now a read news >>

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With news that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had passed the first of assumably several random drug tests, the No. 1 contender sounds happy to be moving forward without testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). "It was better for me (the end of TRT) because I left a boring treatment that was bothering me, and now I'm stronger, lighter and faster," Belfort told SporTv (via Bloody Elbow). "So, for me, it was wonderful. Doesn't matter what my blood says, nor the result of the blood test. What matters read news >>

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So ... where does Cub go from here? Another action-packed weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 57 went down this past Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014) from Austin, Texas. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Bobby Green, who lost a unanimous decision to Edson Barboza in the co-main event of the evening (highlights). And Brad Pickett, who lost his second straight fight inside the Octagon at the hands of Chico Camus (video). But which fighter is sufferi read news >>

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While Conor McGregor and Cub Swanson debated who had the better right to next face UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was a forgotten third wheel. Unfortunately for Swanson, and maybe Edgar, the former champ only got to fight once Saturday night in Austin. With Edgar crushing his title hopes over the course of five rounds, Swanson sounded blindsided speaking to FOX Sports post-fight in Texas. "Obviously it was super frustrating," Swanson of his perfor read news >>

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Roufusport star pupil and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has managed to avoid being roped into much of the controversy surrounding his camp this week. After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published its investigation into the death of 24-year-old amateur Roufusport kickboxer Denis Munson Jr., the camp's patriarch, Duke Roufus, has come under fire by several high-profile former students over his coaching methods. Just weeks out from making his Dec. 2 title defense to Gilbert Melendez at U read news >>

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In Boston promoting his Jan. 18 headliner against Dennis Siver, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor didn't waste much time getting right after his opponent. Claiming to be walking around at 168 pounds, McGregor admitted he enjoys the size advantage to 'bully' his opponents. "It makes it all that much sweeter," McGregor said of his weight cut. "Especially when I'm going in against a 5-foot-5 overblown German that's too small, too slow and too stocky. It makes all the sense. I like to bully these lit read news >>

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UFC president Dana White had a bit of a rough start to the week. Blaming the letdown of Monday's 'The Time is Now' event on his public relations staff, White was then asked for his take on Bellator's recent ratings success during an appearance on TSN's On The Record. Headlined by UFC Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, Saturday's Bellator 131 event averaged 1.8 million viewers making it the most watched fight in the promotion's history. "That thing was a free fight on free TV," White s read news >>

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At the Pacquiao vs. Algieri press conference Wednesday morning, Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri will discuss their showdown on Saturday night for the final time with the media in Macau, China.Pacquiao (56-5-2) will defend his WBO welterweight title on pay-per-view Saturday night. He has won three of his past five fights.The 30-year-old Algieri has yet to lose in his professional career, compiling a 20-0 record with eight knockouts.The Pacquiao vs. Algieri press conference video will begin above read news >>

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"These fights lead to bigger fights." After an injury-laden 2014 campaign, that message seemed to be UFC president Dana White's promise to fans for next year's schedule. Speaking Monday at the promotion's 'The Time is Now' press conference featuring some of the company's biggest stars, White explained how much of 2015's matchmaking would be in the hands of the fighters. "The [Dan] Cormier-[Jon] Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time," White told FOX Sports. "At the read news >>

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But his story is far from over. Another action-packed weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as Bellator 131 (details), WSOF 15 (results) and UFC 180 (recap) all went down this past Saturday night (Nov. 15, 2014). Of course, the highlight of the weekend was UFC 180, which took place in Mexico City, Mexico, and left plenty of fighters licking their wounds once the dust settled. Among them was Dennis Bermudez, who saw his seven-fight winning streak go out the window after he tapped to Ricardo La read news >>

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