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Earlier this week more than 300 UFC and Strikeforce fighters flew to Las Vegas for the annual Fighter Summit. The event, which is closed to media and fans, gives Zuffa fighters a crash course in everything from management to social media to Zuffa's accidental medical insurance, which has been expanded to include preexisting conditions. Additionally, at this year's summit, a focus was placed on the use of performance-enhancing drugs. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NEW YORK CITY - Concerns recently voiced by UFC sponsor Anheuser-Busch over the behavior of fighters has prompted Dana White to address the issue at a fighter summit to take place in the next month. "Same stuff that all the other organizations go through," White said following Thursday's pre-UFC on FOX 3 press conference. "NBA, NFL - they all go through the same thing." At the heart of White's upcoming talk with fighters: Getting them to use common sense. read news >>

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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

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It's not often that recently dethroned champions get paired up with relatively unknown opponents, much less one ranked outside the Top 10 rankings; however, that is exactly what has happened with former Bantamweight champion Renan Barao, who will take on Canada's Mitch Gagnon this evening in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil. For Barao, this match up seems all too easy, even on the heels of his comprehensive defeat to new champion T.J. Dillashaw and subsequent failure to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top-ranked Women’s MMA fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently called out transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>

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UFC fighter Cody Gibson recently had his TMZ moment, getting caught on camera in a bar tussle, saying, "Do you know who I am? Google me, b---h!" read news >>

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It looks like one recently signed UFC heavyweight wont be making his debut in the UFC after all. The UFC's signing of Richard Odoms back in July was just a little bit odd. The full time police officer and part time heavyweight fighter may have been 8-1 coming up through the Texas regional scene. But, at 39 years old it was difficult to stick the "prospect" label on him, even in a division featuring top ten fighters who debuted back in 1999. It wasn't even a short notice callup, or at least not o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday for running from a random drug test earlier this year, the former PRIDE champion criticizes promoters that "never get slapped in the face and want to show off more than the athletes." "The money paid to the athletes is very few. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generat read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Mark Bocek believes performance-enhancing drugs are a much more prevalent issue in MMA than many believe. He’s tired of playing on an uneven field, and it’s the primary reason why he recently announced his retirement from the sport. Filed under: Featured, News, (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC and WEC competitor Josh Grispi was recently charged with domestic abuse and assault in Middleboro, Mass., according to a report in the Taunton Daily Gazette. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Nate Diaz, and PEDs are all in the news. In other words, it was just another week in the mixed martial arts world. So as you get ready for Ultimate Fight Night 46 (or read this afterward, whatever), let's jump right into another edition of Fightweets. Cowboy up @benulm: Cowboy has to be up for fighter of the year at the halfway point you agree? I gave the nod to Ronda Rousey at the year's midpoint. No one was acting like Sara McMann or A read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC president Dana White talks about recently signed undefeated Japanese female fighter Rin Nakai and her bizarre videos while in Pancrase. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter 19 concluded Wednesday night with the final two fights before the live finale. It featured a middleweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Roger Zapata, as well as a light heavyweight scrap between Dan Spohn and Matt van Buren. The episode heavily featured both fights. In non-fight segments, we saw Chuck Liddell visit Team Penn to help train Spohn. We also saw some of the fighters indulge in alcoholic beverages as their time in the house winded down. In the first bout, Dhiego Li read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Could Jason High be World Series of Fighting bound? Maybe, according to WSOF Ray Sefo and matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz, both of whom were on a WSOF 10 conference call on Wednesday. The 32-year old High was cut unceremoniously by the UFC days after shoving referee Kevin Mulhall at his bout against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque. Though the New Mexico Athletic Commission has yet to hand down a suspension or a fine, UFC president Dana White was swift to action. "He’s cut," White read news >>

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