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King Mo Lawal was involved in an altercation with Triumph United President Hans Molenkamp, and at least one punch was thrown during the incident. Bellator's King Mo Lawal was involved in an altercation at a hotel with Triumph United president Hans Molenkamp. According to Mike Mcleish, an official from the apparel company, the incident started when Lawal hurled profanities at Triumph United concerning his former opponent in Quinton Jackson. BJPenn.com has a Facebook quote from McLeish, along with read news >>

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Linton Vassell said he could almost feel company president Scott Coker wrap Bellator MMA’s light-heavyweight belt around his waist when he took on reigning champion Emanuel Newton in October. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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IMMAF president, Bertrand Amoussou fires back at the French Judo Federation's decision to ban its' coaches from teaching MMA. The head of the French Judo Federation, Jean-Luc Rouge, imposed a ban on its members from coaching its pupils in MMA, this week. This decision has drawn a number of notable critics, most notably Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, a former judo world champion alongside her superstar daughter, UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Now, another prominent member of the mixed martial arts worlds has read news >>

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Retired heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko discusses UFC President Dana White and the infamous negotiations on ‘The Island.’ Back in 2009, you would have been hard-pressed to find an MMA fan who did not want to see Fedor Emelianenko in the UFC. He was the golden goose; the fighter that presented an enigma in the shape of a Russian heavyweight fighting machine. Wherever he fought, fans tuned in, and violence ensued. Many assumed it was just a matter of time and money before Fedor was brought in read news >>

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UFC veteran Josh Koscheck denies he ever told company President Dana White that retirement was on his mind.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp says that she has no reason to believe that Cris Cyborg is not drug-free. Cristiane Justino, better known as Cris Cyborg, defends her Invicta featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet this weekend at their event in LA. Cyborg is best-known for her run in Strikeforce where she beat Gina Carano, and the constant talk about a possible bout with Ronda Rousey if she could get down to 135 pounds. One of the biggest moments in her career wasn't so positive though - read news >>

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Arguably the biggest event in Invicta FC history takes place Friday night in Los Angeles. The card will air live on Fight Pass and is taking place nearly in conjunction with UFC 184, which is one day later in the same city. The UFC is even helping to promote Invicta FC 11. It is a pivotal week for the all-women's MMA organization and much of it is hinging on featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino in the main event against Charmaine Tweet. Justino is Invicta's biggest star, but she also is read news >>

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In his latest interview, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein revealed the details from the infamous “Island Meeting” between himself, Fedor Emeleianenko, and the UFC brass. UFC President Dana White had always been candid about his interest in signing Fedor Emelianenko back in 2009, and never shied away from expressing his vehement dislike for the Russian legend's management team. However, according to Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein, several important details have been convenient read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. He won the title at UFC 181, taking a split-decision victory over then-champion Johny Hendricks in a rematch of their UFC 171 classic, which Hendrick read news >>

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The prospect of the biggest women's MMA fight in history happening has been a giant tease up to this point. There have been rumblings for nearly two years that UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris "Cyborg" Justino would meet in the Octagon. The conversations have had more starts than stops. For one, Justino has never even made Rousey's 135-pound weight class. Most recently, though, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told ESPN.com last month that the promotion was in negotiations with Ju read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and company president Dana White are holding a special press conference on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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So it would appear that M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein has a lot of time on his hands now that his prized racehorse and former PRIDE FC Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko has decided to stay retired. And you know what they say about idle hands ... Finky has been brainstorming with Artemiy Gershvald and they came up with an idea that combines mixed martial arts (MMA) and Medieval Times -- minus the chicken dinner. From the M-1 website: Artemiy Gershvald and M-1 Global President Vadim read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White and UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will discuss their company’s plan to address performance-enhancing drug use at a Wednesday press conference at Las Vegas’ Red Rock Casino Resort Spa.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker would support a worldwide drug-testing system for MMA fighters. But knowing such cross-promotional cooperation could be tough, he believes state athletic commissions are still the best method to catch drug cheats. read news >>

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