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Believing any discussions of a comeback between UFC president Dana White and former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be little more than a shrewd negotiating tactic, former contender Chael Sonnen drew a similar parallel this week on his podcast, 'You're Welcome.' Discussing the matter with WWE writer John Piermarini, Sonnen revealed he was once offered a multi-million dollar contract to jump ship from the UFC to professional wrestling. "Here's the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 mi read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cage Fighting and Pride Fighting Championships competitor Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night, according to a report by Psicoticos por VT. read news >>

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Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) middleweight champion and current Bitetti Combat punching bag Paulo Filho is back in the news this week. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, as "Ely" took a bullet while partying in Brazil and was forced into surgery. MMA Fighting has bits and pieces: [Filho] had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was shot in the leg by a man when he left the house. Filho was rushed to the Miguel read news >>

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The final entrant in our 2015 welterweight scouting list, Nigerian born NCAA DII championship wrestler Marty Usman. The Welterweight list is now complete with this addition, but be sure to keep an eye for some extra pieces covering some very good prospects that didn't quite make the list that Zane Simon will be putting out in the near future. Then it is on to Light Heavyweight, which should start posting after a week or two. To catch up you can go up and to your right and click on the article st read news >>

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Seven months after tearing his ACL and meniscus fighting Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is seeing light at the end of the tunnel. "I've basically been cleared to start doing some sparring and training as long as it is light," Condit told Bleacher Report. "I have to be cautious of anything explosive movement-wise or doing anything too quickly. I can run, hit mitts and do plenty of other things. I just can't go 100 percent on anything yet." Woodley man read news >>

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Benson Henderson and Eddie Alvarez will look to rebound from recent losses in a meeting at UFC Fight Night 59, the BostonHerald.com reports.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Bucking monstrous sports competition, the UFC 179 prelims did 536,000 viewers, the second-lowest audience for that type of show for prelims since the move to Fox Sports 1.The two-hour show was without a marquee star on the undercard with William "Patolino" Macario vs Neil Magny as the main event. But the difference was more the competition with a World Series game and two major college football games going head-to-head. It fell from the 698,000 on the Sept. 27 show which had Dominick Cruz's retu read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz wants fight promotions to provide post-career mental healthcare. "Us fighter put our lives on the line to entertain the fans that watch," Ortiz told Inside MMA. "Look at Jason 'Mayhem' Miller, War Machine. I'm not defending anything they did. Everything they did was wrong in their own right, but a lot of these fighters take a lot of head trauma, head damage, as you see in professional football." Miller was arrested earlier this month at his Califo read news >>

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We're closing in on the top, with another fighter straight out of the Caucasus. T.P. Grant and Zane Simon introduce their #2 Welterweight prospect, the final Russian on the list. If you didn't already think that Russia was the next hot bed of MMA talent, this makes six of the Top 10 Welterweight prospects hailing from Russia. This is the result of a few factors, first that the state sponsored Sambo gyms are adding MMA programs in a deliberate effort to produce more MMA talent. Also as Russia sta read news >>

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Ronda Rousey's pool of contenders may have just gotten quite a bit bigger. The UFC women's bantamweight champion is booked to face No. 1 contender Cat Zingano Jan. 3 at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, but commentator Joe Rogan has some interesting ideas about future challenges. During his 'Fight Companion' podcast coinciding with UFC 179, Rogan explained why he would be in favor of seeing Rousey fight Bryan Caraway, a UFC bantamweight and significant other of her chief rival, Miesha Tate. (Transcription v read news >>

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Cub Swanson isn't happy. Suffering through shots of featherweight contender Conor McGregor sitting cageside at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Swanson was forced to enjoy the action from home. @DamonMartin — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) October 26, 2014 Facing the media after 25 minutes of work against Chad Mendes, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wasn't even asked about Swanson. UFC president Dana White did his best to help build imaginary barriers for McGregor to climb in the form of a 'motivated' read news >>

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