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Monday will mark exactly one month since porn star Christy Mack was allegedly attacked -- and hospitalized -- by ex-boyfriend and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008. What a difference a couple of months makes. Unfortunately, every time a new photo of Mack finds its way online, supporters for the incarcerated "Machine" launch an offensive and call into question the injuries sustained back on Aug. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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"Hey, whassup guys? So, the good news is I'm back. I just want to thank my friends for all their support; my manager, Glenn Robinson; JACO; the Blackzilians; all my teammates. The truth just came up, so everybody knows the truth about everything. I'm so happy I'm back in UFC I'm gonna train hard. I just have surgery a couple weeks ago but I do the rehab I'm gonna be back, so you guys can wait for the new Thiago Silva! (throat slash)." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Among the releases are past tournament winners, alongside a former light heavyweight champion, as the promotion looks to expand its roster in a new direction and make room for a couple of recognizable names (like this one). The Scott Coker era is officially underway. Bellator MMA is trimming its roster as it pushes forward in a new direction, recently cutting 13 fighters, according to a report by MMA Fighting. Among those on the chopping block are former Bellator light heavyweight champion Attil read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Bellator MMA has trimmed its roster by 13 fighters. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Thirteen fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh, Des Green, and season 7 tournament winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev, have been released from Bellator. Following the reinstated women's division that was announced last week, Bellator MMA continued its organizational restructuring on Tuesday afternoon when it was revealed that thirteen more fighters had been released from the promotion. Bellator officials confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. While the list generally includes lower-tier fight read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC released a statement on Tuesday morning which stated that President Dana White apologized to judge Hughes following an internal review that found a “breach of independent regulatory protocol.’ On Saturday night, UFC President Dana White removed one of the UFC Fight Night: Macau judges, Howard Hughes, from cageside and had him replaced after White suggested that he was incompetent and incapable of fulfilling his duties as an official. It would later be determined that White had commit a g read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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As the Bellator management slowly implements their vision for the organization, incremental changes are taking place. The most recent is the release of thirteen fighters, including a former champion and several tournament champions. The news was confirmed to MMA Fighting by Bellator officials. While most of the names involve fighters who had limited, largely unsuccessful runs in Bellator, the list crosses into fighters considered to be Bellator staples. The official list of released fighters is read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Bellator has released Phil Baroni after one bout with the promotion. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Phil Baroni's run in Bellator has quickly come to an end. According to sources close to the promotion, Bellator recently released Baroni after losing via first-round TKO to Karo Parisyan in his promotional debut last month. Baroni initially announced the news via his Twitter account, however, he has since deleted those tweets. He did some Twitter venting though, which appears to be tied to the news: 14months I sat.Did my own rehab.Learned 2walk,again.No income no help.Worked as mover.Limping.hur read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Bellator MMA on Tuesday released Eddie Alvarez from any contractual obligations to the fight promotion, making him the second Bellator champion in the past year to walk away. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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It was a long time coming, but according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Bellator has released Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract, making him a free agent. Scott Coker confirmed the story with ESPN Tuesday afternoon, which is huge for the free-agent market. Alvarez, who famously had a huge legal battle with Bellator, returned to the company after a long litigation with former boss Bjorn Rebney and the company. He eventually returned to the company for a rematch with Mich read news >>

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