Whether or not you've been paying attention, Dennis Bermudez has won six straight fights. His most recent victory, a one-sided mauling of Jimy Hettes, finally inched Bermudez's name into the UFC's official top-15, but only barely. He used to reside at No. 11, though on Monday the man with the division's best non-title winning streak got bumped down to No. 12, another causality of the rise of the Irish.
The good thing, at least, is that Bermudez almost instantly has a chance to remind folks he ex read news >>
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Jason High is paying dearly for his mental lapse inside the Octagon earlier this month.
According to New Mexico State Athletic Commission chairman Tom King, High has been suspended for one year for pushing referee Kevin Mulhall after his second-round TKO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42 at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M. The suspension expires on June 7, 2015.
In addition to the suspension, High has been fined 10 percent of his fight purse, which amounts to $1,900.
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If you haven’t been paying attention to WSOF’s growth as a top-tier promotion, today is the day to get all caught up.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Bob Sapp says he can walk away from the sport of MMA now that he has "well over 10 million dollars."
Bob Sapp has spent the last several years as a punching bag. Both for opponents and for fans and media members who keyed in on an easy target.
Sapp was once a feared fighter, mostly due to a combination of his intimidating visage and PRIDE's ability to market crazy the right way, but also because he tried to slam Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira through the ring.
Sapp would only go 2-16 in MMA from 2008 read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Tim Kennedy may be paying a heavy price for the biggest win of his career with a possible broken hand. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Tim Kennedy, TUF Nations Finale read news >>
- 4 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has begun undergoing random drug tests ahead of his title defense to Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 later this month. Jones, sporting a bandage, revealed as much to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, adding that the tests were administered by an independent laboratory acting on behalf of the Maryland State Athletic Commission.
"The Maryland commission sent a lab to drug test me and I'm glad they did," said Jones. "It was urine and blood. They had a test for HGH [Hu read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Ohio State's athletic director will make a third of the average American household income as a bonus for Logan Stieber's NCAA wrestling title win. Meanwhile, Stieber participates in a sport where his 39 member team is allowed a total of 9.9 scholarships.
Major NCAA sporting events always serve as an opportunity to reignite the debate over paying NCAA student athletes beyond the possibility of scholarships. The past week has been no different with March Madness taking center stage.
A recent poll read news >>
- 8 months ago
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No one who’s been paying attention all these years should be the least bit surprised that, even in semi-retirement, it was Georges St-Pierre who showed us how it should be done.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Georges St-Pierre read news >>
BOSTON – UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey appears to have a movie career in her future. But fighting is still a more lucrative venture for her, according to UFC President Dana White. read news >>
It's a bit ironic that Rafael dos Anjos believes the best thing for his career was moving from Brazil to the United States – yet now one of the biggest sources of motivation for him is the chance to go back there to fight. read news >>
- a year ago
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MINNEAPOLIS - UFC President Dana White and 16-year veteran Dennis Hallman haven't always seen eye to eye.
So when Hallman missed weight for Friday's UFC on FX 5 event, it wasn't
surprising when the UFC boss elected to release the 36-year-old. That
White sent him home with his show and win money was.
But the fiery UFC boss said the decision to cut Hallman a check he said
totaled $60,000 was a simple one. Yes, it was a stupid business
decision, but some things shouldn't be decided by dol read news >>