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  • 2 years ago
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A Nevada judge will rule on a misdemeanor battery charge brought against Alistair Overeem following an incident in a Las Vegas nightclub over New Year's weekend. A representative for the Nevada District Attorney's office told MMAjunkie.com that Overeem's non-jury trial is set for March 27 in Las Vegas. Non-jury trials are the state's standard for misdemeanor charges. If convicted, Overeem faces up to six months in prison and a maximum $1,000 fine. Las Vegas defense attorney David Che read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Once again a UFC fighter, Thiago Silva on Sunday posted a video message to fans, thanking them for their support, and celebrating his return to the Octagon after charges against him were dropped. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A Florida judge dropped all charges against ex-UFC fighter Thiago Silva stemming from an alleged altercation that occurred with Silva’s estranged wife, Thaysa Kamiji, and mixed martial arts school owner Pablo Popovitch in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this past February. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A Florida judge dropped all charges against ex-UFC fighter Thiago Silva stemming from an alleged altercation that occurred with Silva’s estranged wife, Thaysa Kamiji, and mixed martial arts school owner Pablo Popovitch in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this past February. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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According to a report filed by the Apple Valley Patch, former Strikeforce heavyweight title contender Brett Rogers plead guilty Thursday to one count of third-degree assault in relation to his June arrest stemming from a domestic disturbance at his home. read news >>

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Bellator has cut all ties to fighter Joe Vedepo following the veteran light heavyweight's recent legal trouble in Iowa. The 31-year old was arrested in Iowa City on Nov. 28 after an alleged drunken brawl which left a police officer hospitalized. Vedepo, who lost to "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 131, competed under a one-fight deal with company options to extend the contract. Thursday, MMAjunkie.com reported that Bellator has chose to part ways with the fighter. MMAFighting.com confirmed the report read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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The former Jon Koppenhaver pled not guilty to 34 felony counts, including strangulation, sexual assault, kidnapping, coercion and burglary and is expected to face trial in February. He could be sentenced to life without parole. The former Bellator and UFC fighter and The Ultimate Fighter contestant War Machine, originally Jon Koppenhaver, pled not guilty to a panoply of felony charges arising from an August 8 attack on his former partner Christy Mack and a friend, Corey Thomas. Koppenhaver is ac read news >>

  • a month ago
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In a case of the rich getting richer, the UFC 184 card at Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on February 28 has added another stellar matchup, as Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero will join main... read news >>

  • a month ago
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Russian MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko reportedly got engaged this past weekend while in jail awaiting trial for sexual assault. Alexander Emelianenko is certainly not wasting any time in prison. The controversial Russian heavyweight, who spent a portion of his career fighting under the PRIDE banner, and is best known as the brother of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, is currently facing charges for the sexual assault of a 27-year-old Polina Stepanova. That, however, has not stopp read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jon Koppenhaver, a.k.a. "War Machine," tried to end his life on Tuesday evening (Oct. 14, 2014), but that effort was halted in-progress by a Las Vegas, Nevada, corrections officer. According TMZ, law enforcement officials said the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Bellator fighter -- who is awaiting his fate after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend Christy Mack back in August -- was found by his bed in his cell with a piece of linen around his neck that was tied to the bed. The off read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It’ll be a quick turnaround for Alistair Overeem, who is coming off a shocking TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, when he steps back into the Octagon on December 13 at UFC on Fox 13 to take on fellow ranked heavyweight Stefan Struve, according to the UFC's official Twitter account. It has been a slippery slope for the former Strikeforce heavyweight champ since defeating Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut nearly three years ago. He is 1-3 in his last four fights, with every UFC loss coming by way of knockout. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve is set for UFC on Fox 13 on Dec. 13. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s standing in the promotion’s big-man division is buying him another chance to turn around a losing streak, according to the Dana White.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

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