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The idea of an MMA seniors’ league has been bounced around the sport for years. MMAjunkie caught up with several fighters to ask their thoughts on the concept.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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It was a sad day for current UFC fighters, who poured out their thanks and disappointment following news that the dubbed "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving the promotion. A day after the rumors that the "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving his position as the UFC's site coordinator after 14 years, Watson went to Twitter to confirm the news himself. Watson, a great friend and former manager of the late boxing legend Joe Frazier, was an integral "behind the scenes" part read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Burt Watson, the beloved site coordinator affectionately dubbed the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars," announced Tuesday that his 14-year run with the UFC had reached an end. Known for his booming rallying cry -- "WE ROLLLLLIIINNN" -- Watson was in many ways the glue that held fight weeks together, a relentlessly exuberant rock who just this year received a lifetime achievement award from the World MMA Awards for his service. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lor read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Following women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s arm bar finish of Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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How do you top a 16-second knockout? Apparently you submit your toughest test two seconds quicker. There simply aren't enough superlatives to describe what Ronda Rousey is accomplishing right now in women's MMA. It, for lack of a better term, is what it is. Rousey remains the undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champion, finishing Cat Zingano on Saturday night at UFC 184 with an inverted armlock that Rousey later admitted to never actually drilling in a live practice. The entire scene was equal read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Frank Mir took 1:40 to knock "Bigfoot" Silva clean out at UFC Fight Night 61, and the Twitter world was buzzing -- tweeting, really -- about the finish. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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There was no other way for a historic night of the underdog to end. Frank Mir, for the first time in four years, left the Octagon victorious on Sunday, knocking Antonio Silva out with a ferocious first-round blitz at the tender age of 35. The stunning revival of the former UFC heavyweight champion capped off a UFC Fight Night 61 card already overflowing with upsets, and for many of the pros on Twitter, it set off a wild celebration as the old dog proved he still had some bite left in those bones read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Reactions to the UFC’s new drug-testing policy were positive across the board, from fans, analysts, media and, of course, fighters. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Following Wednesday’s announcement that the UFC plans to revamp and improve drug-testing procedures, fighters took to Twitter to react to the news. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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More than a few dramatic promises were made on Wednesday in Las Vegas. If they all come true, the date will go down as the biggest leap forward to clean up mixed martial arts in the sport's history. At a special press conference to discuss the rash of recent PED failures in the UFC, promotion officials outlined a drastic new drug testing program that, when implemented on July 1, will see all 500+ fighters on the roster subjected to random, year-round, out-of-competition drug testing, along with read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Bendo is back. With his back up against the wall at 155 pounds, former UFC champion Ben Henderson looked to find his groove at welterweight against the much hyped Brandon Thatch. Likely dropping the first two rounds to Thatch, Henderson turned it around with his ground game in round three with a crushing body triangle from the back. Henderson took it back to the mat in round four, scoring a rear-naked chokes over the dynamic striker. See how the pros reacted to all the action from UFC Fight Nigh read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances in an out-of-competition test prior to his UFC 183 clash with Nick Diaz, and UFC Fight Night 62 fighters shared their thoughts on the matter during a media day in Rio de Janeiro. Demian Maia fought for the UFC gold against Silva, and Erick Silva is his teammate at X-Gym. Blackzilians’ Ryan LaFlare and TUF: Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos also spoke about the failed test. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on player read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Following the news on Tuesday that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive to steroids following UFC 182, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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