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A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting.com confirmed the UFC's decision on Wednesday. In his first trip to the Octagon during February 2009, Thiago shocked the 170-pound class with a knockout win over Josh Koscheck. That looked to be the beginning of a great UFC career, but Thiago was never able to top that victory. While a submission win over Mike Swick read news >>

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A 7th defeat in 9 fights was apparently the straw that broke the camel's back, and now Paulo Thiago is no longer a UFC fighter. This is news that is perhaps unsurprising and openly welcomed. Paulo Thiago was once a darkhorse contender in the welterweight division, which was kick-started after he knocked out Josh Koscheck in 2009. But a noticeably sharp decline in performance led to a run of just 2 wins in his last 9 fights, and the Brazilian's days in the UFC are over. Globo's Ivan Raupp first b read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is pimping its "Fast and Furious Knockouts II" on the UFC Fight Pass digital streaming service and to give fans a taste of what to expect, the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion released Johny Hendricks stunning knockout win over Jon Fitch at UFC 141 back in December 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Don't blink! read news >>

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After a rough patch followed a promising UFC start, featherweight Steven Siler is no longer on the UFC roster.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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For those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who missed Mike Goldberg's NFL on FOX debut last Sunday (Oct. 12, 2014) when the Minnesota Vikings battled the Detroit Lions, some prankster has assembled a video compilation of his lowlights (via SportsGrid). Unfortunately, Goldie won't have a chance to redeem himself this weekend against the Buffalo Bills, as the network has parted ways with the longtime UFC play-by-play man for his Twitter meltdown. Well, judging by this video, it was fun while it laste read news >>

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"Part of this game is putting your body through hard work and unfortunately, two days ago on Tuesday at the end of sparring, I broke my arm. I found that out yesterday after seeing my doctor for my X-ray results. I have a broken ulna bone, the same one that I actually broke with Michael Hill and it's just above the plate that was put in my arm. I don't have a choice but to fight. It's funny, I have the toughest challenge ahead of me on October 11 against Jake Shields and now I get thrown with an read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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I'm (usually) not one of those conspiracy guys, but something wicked this way comes... Not long after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) suspended Cung Le for a failing a drug test at UFC Fight Night 48, experts in the drug testing field came forward to poke holes in the promotion's overseas procedures, supporting claims from the Strikeforce import that he was not using Human Growth Hormone (HGH) to gain a competitive advantage. It's not about whether or not Le is guilty, it's about the sloppy read news >>

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The press releases and promotional materials may sell Bellator 128's main event as a title unification bout, but don't tell that to the man wearing the interim strap. After being burned by a six-day notice cancellation of their summer meeting, Joe Warren tends to reject the idea that young Brazilian bantamweight Eduardo Dantas can still call himself a rightful Bellator champion. "I'm the champion now. I have the belt around my waist now," Warren told MMAFighting.com. "He has pulled out for the l read news >>

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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander GUstafsson released a statement defending his fellow countrymen after an unfortunate evening at UFC Fight Night: Stockholm. While the UFC's first trip to Stockholm was a successful endeavor for the local fighters involved, the second trip was quite the contrary. Of the six fighters who competed from Sweden on the card, only two managed victories that night, with the other four losing in spectacular fashion. On the main card, Niklas Backstro read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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It seems Cung Le will be on the sidelines for a little while longer. The UFC, who originally suspended the star nine months on Tuesday, admits now the middleweight will be out 12 months. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released an updated statement regarding the suspension of UFC middleweight Cung Le:After review by UFC Senior Management, an error was discovered regarding the length of Cung Le’s suspension due to a failed drug test. While originally stated as nine month read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The backstage encounter between Top 10 UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been released in its entirety by the UFC. While the situation was summed up in a Vine post by UFC Espanol on September 27 shortly after the two fighters' UFC 178 matchup ended, UFC.com has now released a 32-second clip detailing the situation. Romero heads backstage after the controversial victory, which saw him get a ton of extra time in his corner between the second and third rounds after Kennedy rocked hi read news >>

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