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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch with Marcos Maidana reportedly drew 925,000 pay-per-view buys. read news >>

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still "Money" when it comes to the pay-per-view (PPV) business. The undefeated boxing sensation was able to draw approximately 925,000 PPV buys for his rematch against Marcos Maidana, which took place back on Sat., Sept. 13, 2014, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, roughly 25,000 more than their first fight. And since Mayweather pocketed $38 million on the back end for that encounter (pic), expect a nice chunk of change to accompany his guaranteed purse o read news >>

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But "Cigano" has a special request... Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos looks close to making his Octagon return, according to a report from UFC Tonight, which puts the Brazilian bomber into a 265-pound showdown against promising division up-and-comer Stipe Miocic. When and where? The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014, inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. But there's a stipulation from read news >>

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The fact that former Queen of Pancrase Rin Nakai is known for her racy viral videos at least at much as her fighting ability isn't an accident. Obviously, the attention-grabbing videos help sell herself, but Nakai says that ultimately they're intended to promote her organization. "To wear something unique or different than other fighters, people pay more attention to the promotion," Nakai told FOX Sports. "I think this is part of my honor to get more attention from the fans." Undefeated at 16-0- read news >>

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After a prolonged recovery from a hand injury suffered in training, it looks like JDS may have his return fight. This has been a bad year for premiere UFC talent. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Johny Hendricks, and Anthony Pettis have all seen prolonged layoffs. Fortunately, if all goes according to plan that should mean a lot of big fights this winter and fall. Adding to the expected returns of Velasquez and Pettis at UFC 181, and the return of Silva in January of next year, read news >>

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Nick Diaz has had the date set for his arraignment hearing on DUI charges. It looks like the ball will be rolling on one of Nick Diaz's DUI cases, as the fighter has apparently had an arraignment hearing date set for September 25th. There, Diaz will be formally read his charges. However, these are not the charges stemming from his arrest earlier this month on a suspected DUI. MMA Fight Corner has the scoop on Diaz's first court date, which they have confirmed with the San Joaquin County court. A read news >>

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In various incarnations over the past week, nearly three million viewers watched the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter reality show.The key to the number was FOX putting an encore version of the show, which is built around a tournament to crown the first UFC women's strawweight champion (115 pounds). While it didn't air in every market, where it did air was either before or after FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts. The show delivered 1,735,000 viewers in that time slot.The actual debut on FS 1 on S read news >>

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According to his manager Ted Ehrhardt, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is ready to be booked in a rematch against No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler. Hendricks underwent surgery to repair a torn right bicep just a week after winning the title by defeating Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC 171 in March. Ehrhardt tells ESPN that while Hendricks is healthy enough to be booked sooner, the UFC didn't want to set a date until he was completely healthy. "The last thing the UFC wanted was to sta read news >>

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The never ending saga between UFC president Dana White and his white whale continues. The reasons as to why former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko never graced the Octagon depend on who you ask, but both he and White have spent years blaming the other for it never happening. Now, Emelianenko says his legacy isn't worse off by never having fought in the UFC because he faced a higher level of talent in Japan. "Well, the UFC didn't want me to fight there, so what could I do? We were un read news >>

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The finger pointing continues. Following what looks to be the final bout of a Hall of Fame career, everyone who contributed to B.J. Penn's bizarre performance against Frankie Edgar in July has looked to distance themselves as much as possible. While Penn's altered striking style was blamed (perhaps unjustly so) on longtime trainer Jason Parillo, Penn has been critical of nutritionist Mike Dolce. After saying in August that he regretted ever hiring Dolce to help make the drop to featherweight, Pe read news >>

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Those who don't learn from their mistakes... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) back on Sept. 6, 2014 in Lodi, California (see his mugshot here). Today (Sept. 12), a new report indicates that Diaz was also arrested last December for the same offense. From FOX Sports: Diaz was also arrested last Dec. 12 on three other counts: DUI, DUI with an alcohol or drug level above .08 and unsafe speed for prevailing conditions, acco read news >>

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