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In the space of two years, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has aired his grievances against the UFC and Bellator, left both promotions and is still somehow an employee of each. The news of 'Rampage' leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC was announced Saturday during FOX Sports' telecast of UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway. Following the event, Jackson briefly explained the situation in a call-in interview with studio hosts Jay Glazer, Kenny Florian and Gilbe read news >>

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Rampage Jackson has released an official statement on his contract situation, citing a clause with 45-day window to satisfy any contract dispute with Bellator. Once it was announced that Quinton Jackson was returning to the UFC, Bellator head Scott Coker has stated that he plans to 'protect our contractual rights'. Rampage's contract situation is still likely to be contested by both parties, but the former UFC champion has since released an official statement about it on his website. Official st read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC. Cung Le, a current UFC fighter, joined former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry at a press conference to officially file a lawsuit against the largest MMA promotion in the world. The lawsuit basically calls for a breach in the Sherman Antitrust Act. The parameters of the alleged offense basically accuse the UFC and Zuffa of underpaying fighters, p read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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In response to the formal announcement of a class action lawsuit against them, the UFC released a very brief statement regarding this development. The big news that has engulfed the MMA world is the formal announcement of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, a story first broken by Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash last Saturday. Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were the first three named plaintiffs in this lawsuit, which alleges that the UFC is a monopoly and that they are i read news >>

  • a month ago
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TUF 20 competitor, Angela Magana releases nudes photos of herself on Twitter as a tongue-in-cheek response to Cris Cyborg's sarcasm-laden advice to women just starting out in MMA. The Ultimate Fighter is in its 20th season, but it's just the second one to feature women, and the first time the entire season was dedicated to the women alone (TUF 18 saw co-ed teams). The women featured this round are also top rated fighters in the 115 pound division, which makes for good fights and lots of ego. The read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Monday lifted the veil on its scheduling plans for 2015, with at least 45 events in the upcoming year. read news >>

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The UFC has released its tentative event schedule for 2015, which sees roughly the same amount of shows as their 2014 total. Today in Las Vegas the UFC unveiled its full schedule of events for 2015, and all signs point to "more of the same" as far as number of cards. In total, there are 45 events, broken down to 13 PPVs and 32 Fight Nights (10 on Fight Pass, 4 on Fox, 18 on Fox Sports 1). Keeping in mind that dates and venues are subject to change, here is your 2015 lineup: January 3rd: UFC 182: read news >>

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UFC® OPENS NEW SEATING SECTION AND RELEASES ADDITIONAL TICKETS FOR UFC® 180: WERDUM VS. HUNTFinal tickets on-sale now for the November 15 event at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico read news >>

  • a month ago
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By now, you know that Mauricio Rua was upset by Ovince St. Preux last Saturday night (Nov. 8, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil, so we'll skip over the pleasantries and get right to it. Those of you who actually do cool stuff on the weekends and missed UFC Fight Night 56, watch the highlights here. "Shogun" delivers a message to his fans by way of Facebook: I want to have my thanks registered here for all the support on my fight Saturday Night. I want to also thank you guys for all the showings of read news >>

  • a month ago
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Deposed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva, banned from mixed martial arts (MMA) for life back in September, releases new video rant "For the Warriors" slamming UFC pay structure. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Brazilian MMA legend continues his scorched Earth war against the business practices of modern MMA in a new video. The Friday before the the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down an indefinite suspension to MMA legend Wanderlei Silva for fleeing from a drug test, Silva released a scorching video condemning the business practices of modern MMA promoters and announcing his retirement. Now he's back with a second video this one entitled "For The Warriors." It's been six weeks that he's m read news >>

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Seven months ago, Steve Carl was the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion. On Thursday, he was unemployed in professional MMA. After significant protest from the fighter and his management team, WSOF officials have released Carl from his promotional contract. The former champion was purportedly upset because he was not fighting frequently enough for his liking under the promotion's banner. The release was first reported by Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie. Carl has not been shy about his disple read news >>

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Two fighters that made their name fighting in Pancrase appear to have been released from the UFC after lackluster performances. It appears that there are two fewer Japanese fighters in the UFC today, as both Takenori Sato and Kazuki Tokudome were removed from the UFC's active rosters. Accompanying the move were the removal of Jesse Ronson and Paulo Thiago. Thiago's camp released a public statement announcing his release a couple weeks back and Ronson has already appeared back on the Canadian reg read news >>

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The manager of Canadian bantamweight Michael Imperato today said the fighter holds no ill will toward the UFC after it signed and released him in the wake of revelations about his past. read news >>

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