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LOS ANGELES -- UFC president Dana White butchered her name on multiple occasions during the Welcome to the Show press conference. That's nothing new for Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The UFC women's strawweight top contender said Americans won't have to worry about that intimidating collection of consonants for much longer. "Soon, they're gonna call me Joanna Champion," Jedrzejczyk told MMAFighting.com. The undefeated Jedrzejczyk (8-0) will challenge Carla Esparza for the women's 115-pound title in the co read news >>

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M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein gives his detailed opinion on the UFC's expansion into the Russian market, competing with them on state television and the ongoing discussion about performance enhancing drugs. read news >>

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The founder of MMA apparel company Triumph United is challenging Muhammed Lawal to a kickboxing match to settle the score after the two nearly came to blows this past week at a casino. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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UFC President Dana White has not spoken to GSP since the new drug-testing policy was announced but did not appear confident about the former champion’s potential return to the octagon. Several months ago, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre revealed that he would never return to professional competition until his employers implemented third party drug testing. So naturally, when the UFC announced that they would implement comprehensive out-of-competition random performance enhanc read news >>

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Since becoming President of Bellator MMA in June of last year, Scott Coker has been hard at work bringing about several changes to the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts promotion. He immediately nixed the tournament format, and made his intentions clear to seek out every single potential free agent in MMA. The promotion has added several new entertaining elements to their shows, and seems to be firing on all cylinders. In the past, Coker has proven to be one of the very best promoters out there wh read news >>

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UFC president Dana White has freed Ronda Rousey to shoot a movie before returning to the Octagon sometime later this year. Looks like it may be a good thing that there are no really compelling challengers on the horizon for UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey because she's got other plans for a bit. Rousey smoked Cat Zingano, a fighter many expected to be her stiffest test yet, in a mere 14 seconds last night at UFC 184 in Los Angeles' Staples Center. And since the UFC didn't manage to s read news >>

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UFC President Dana White compares UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Ronda Rousey needed a mere 14 seconds to dispatch a legitimately tough title challenger in their main event. Coupled with her prior win against Alexis Davis, she has spent a grand total of 30 seconds in her last two fights - a remarkable achievement, and one that begs the comparison with a boxing legend from the 1990s, Mike Tyson. Apart from the speed with which she read news >>

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UFC President Dana White damn near had a heart attack when Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson put their hands on each other during a heated stare down today during a fan event in Los Angeles. read news >>

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Just hours before UFC 184, twenty top UFC fighters joined UFC President Dana White for the Welcome to the Show launch event. read news >>

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UFC president Dana White will host a pre-fight press conference in Los Angeles this afternoon before the UFC 184 card. The UFC will host a Welcome to the Show press conference Saturday afternoon at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Calif.The press conference is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET above.UFC president Dana White and the fighters below are expected to appear at the event.Anthony Pettis - UFC lightweight championRafael Dos Anjos - No. 1 UFC lightweight contenderCarla Esparza - read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp talks about how special Invicta FC 11 was, Cyborg Justino's dominant win over Charmaine Tweet, Alexo Grasso's win, the possibility of Cyborg vs. Rousey happening soon, and more. read news >>

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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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