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President Barack Obama announced recently that the United States would restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. The U.S. will open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than 50 years and negotiations are ongoing about lifting the 54-year-old trade embargo. The news came as a surprise to many, including UFC fighters and Cuba natives Hector Lombard and Yoel Romero. Both men defected from Cuba to further their MMA careers and are excited about the possibility of U.S. relations with th read news >>

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UFC President Dana White once said soccer was the "least-talented sport on earth" and that it helped "pussify" America, but it happens to be a pretty big deal around the world, including Brazil. That's where UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo participated in a charity match and showed Neymar a few of his trademarked leg kicks -- the less painful kind. After all, "Junior" has plenty of downtime while the promotion figures out who the next 145-pound No. 1 contender is, something we're bound to f read news >>

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Wanna hear something crazy? Brock Lesnar could fight Fedor Emelianenko in 2015. Wanna hear something even crazier? It could happen in Bellator. Or Strikeforce 2.0, depending on how you look at it. It sounds like a punchline, considering both fighters are retired from mixed martial arts (MMA), but Bellator President Scott Coker has made contact with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to let him know that he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. That's according to read news >>

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The President of Chechen promotion Absolute Championship Berkut discusses his ambition to garner international recognition and compete with the UFC. North American combat sports fans have become used to focusing their attention on fighters from their own region, as well as a handful of other notable areas such as Brazil. However, as evidenced over the past couple of years, there is a untapped reservoir of remarkably gifted fighters in other regions of the world, such as Russia and the surroundin read news >>

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Quinton Jackson said he’s still a little disappointed about how his first UFC stint came to an end, but “Rampage” said there are no hard feelings, including with UFC President Dana White.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC President Dana White and Bellator President Scott Coker wasted little time responding to the UFC's surprising signing of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on Twitter following the official announcement on Saturday night. A former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jackson is still believed to be under Bellator contract... which should make the next few months rather interesting. Let us be clear that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is under an exclusive contract with #BellatorMMA. We will protect our contract read news >>

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UFC president Dana White explains why the UFC signed Phil "CM Punk" Brooks to a multi-fight contract, and it's not a very good explanation. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Approximately two months ago, UFC President Dana White said that Rory MacDonald was the logical No. 1 contender in the welterweight division. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has already assured in an interview with ESPN that CM Punk, the iconoclast former WWE Champion turned UFC hopeful, will be pitted against competitors who share the same level of mixed martial arts experience.When Punk first enters the cage in 2015, however, he will bring far more to the Octagon than just that. Round OneThe Chicago native began his fighting career as a backyard wrestler, putting on popular shows with his brother and teenag read news >>

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After 17 UFC bouts and 12 UFC victories, Rafael dos Anjos will more than likely be competing for UFC gold in early 2015. With UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis healthy and ready to step back inside the cage, "Showtime" likely found his dance partner after "RDA's" exceptional beatdown over former No. 1 contender Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13. Heading into UFC on FOX 13, No. 3-ranked lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos had to know that a victory over Nate Diaz could potentially earn him a cr read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC president Dana White spoke about a 'laundry list' of issues with Nate Diaz. After a lengthy contract dispute with the UFC, Nate Diaz made his return in less than optimal shape, and he got thoroughly dominated by Rafael Dos Anjos. While both Nate and his brother Nick have stated that he dealt with multiple issues and injuries during camp, White clearly wasn't happy about what he saw. During the UFC on FOX post-fight press conference, White spoke about a number of issues he has with Diaz, whic read news >>

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UFC president Dana White stated that Rafael dos Anjos would get the next title fight against champion Anthony Pettis following UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix on Saturday. read news >>

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PHOENIX – According to UFC President Dana White, remorse is the thing that separates Claudia Gadelha from Paul Daley when it comes to after-the-bell punches in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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WSOF President Ray Sefo knows he faces some titans in the current MMA landscape, but he doesn’t think his biggest competition is the UFC or Bellator MMA.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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