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Only six days removed from Conor McGregor Mania, the UFC heads back to Sweden for a pivotal bout in the light-heavyweight division. It’s one of 10 reasons to watch UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Following his recent tax conviction, Shawn Lampman has been removed from his position with WSOF. World Series of Fighting consultant Shawn Lampman has been removed from his position with the promotion following his sentencing for a tax conviction. BloodyElbow confirmed the news with WSOF officials. Lampman, was initially charged by the government in April 2014, pleaded guilty last year to one misdemeanour of not filing a tax return in 2007 - a year he reportedly earned more than $7 million. The read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic. The move came after a December 4, 2014 drug screening by the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. While the UFC issued a short statement, little is known about how the promotion intends to proceed or what will read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Daniel Cormier didn't budge in the light heavyweight rankings after his title fight loss to Jon Jones, but it was enough to knock him off the P4P list. For as much as UFC 182 featured several ranked fighters throughout the main card, there weren't to many changes made in the first rankings update of 2015. Perhaps the biggest surprise is that Kyoji Horiguchi soared into the top 10 even though opponent Louis Gaudinot was not ranked. The biggest notable story is Daniel Cormier's removal from the po read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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It looks like the UFC has added a little bit of roster turnover to the changing of the calendar. Over the past week, the UFC has been thinning the herd a bit, apparently. 8 fighters have reported their release, retirement, or been taken off the books heading in to 2015. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the removal of 6 of them (and the previously reported Charlie Brenneman) all but confirming their release from underneath Zuffa's promotional banner. Most publicly, Phil Harris and Isaac Vallie-Flagg both read news >>

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Former undisputed light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver, a decade removed from his landmark second round knockout of the once-great Roy Jones Jr., was in action on Thursday night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A few days removed from their emotionally charged conversation, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub and commentator Joe Rogan each retreated to their own corners to reflect on the incident. Recording an episode of Schaub's podcast for FOX Sports earlier this week, Rogan was critical of the former's recent first-round TKO loss to No. 3 heavyweight Travis Browne at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Rogan indicated a concern for Schaub's mental health, citing his multiple knockout losses in the UFC career dating back read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bellator announced on Monday that longtime MMA legend Wanderlei Silva would join several UFC veterans in their pre-Bellator 131 programming in San Diego. It turns out he won’t after all. Bellator announced on Tuesday that Silva will not be able to participate in Friday’s event in Dave & Busters "due to prior contractual obligations." The "official pre-party kick off" now features former UFC stars Royce Gracie, Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock. Silva has made several appearances since he was bann read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Unsurprisingly, "The Korean Zombie" is off the UFC rankings ballot after his recent confirmation that he will be away from the sport for at least 2 years. As of today, the UFC featherweight rankings no longer includes Chan Sung Jung, AKA "The Korean Zombie". Earlier this month, Jung announced that he would join the South Korean military, a mandatory requirement for adult males in the Asian nation, which would put him out of action for 2 years. Jung hasn't fought since losing a title fight agains read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mike Goldberg has been relieved from his position calling National Football League games for Fox following his debut last Sunday. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mike Goldberg's NFL on Fox play-by-play job on Detroit at Minnesota on Sunday, October 12th was his first game, and for the time being it's his last. For those who have listened to any part of the Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings NFL game today, you'll have noticed the voice of UFC lead commentator Mike Goldberg, who is trying his hand at gridiron play-by-play over the next two Sundays. Let me just say that crowdsourcing Twitter is by no means the greatest source for objective, sound opinion o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a rough debut – both at the mic and on social media – veteran UFC commentator Mike Goldberg has been removed from the NFL on FOX booth.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Rick Story removed Gunnar Nelson from the ranks of the unbeaten with a convincing split-decision victory in the UFC Fight Night 53 headliner. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Three days removed from UFC 178, it feels as though Cat Zingano’s come-from-behind win over Amanda Nunes has been overshadowed by arguably bigger news. Maybe that’s to be expected. Very few MMA stories these days can stand up to the media hurricane that is Conor McGregor. Not many more have been able to hold a candle to Yoel Romero, Tim Kennedy and their unfortunately named “Stool Gate” controversy. To the extent any breathing room at all was left on the fringes, it was gobbled up by the disappo read news >>

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