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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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Forced out of her Dec. 7 strawweight title defense at Invicta FC 7, Carla Esparza's weekend didn't improve as she watched Tecia Torres derail her BFF from cageside. After Torres explained how she 'dominated' Felice Herrig, Esparza grabbed the mic, complimented the upstart but very matter-of-factly told her she 'wanted to have a conversation in the cage.' Esparza started the evening frustrated with top contender Claudia Gadelha falling ill and pulling out of their fight, but Torres was her focus read news >>

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In the wake of footage surfacing of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his fiance, UFC president Dana White was asked for his opinion on how National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has handled the situation. "It's a tough one," White said Wednesday night on FOX Sports Live. "First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You're talking about a guy who's been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will e read news >>

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Undefeated at 37 years old, boxing's pound-for-pound king revealed Tuesday his plans to call it a career. Speaking with media members following his arrival to the MGM Grand for fight week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he intends to retire in September 2015. Mayweather will finish out his current six-fight, $200 million contract with Showtime and CBS, completing the fourth fight on his deal Saturday when he defends his welterweight world title to Marcos Maidana. "I only got two more fights left (aft read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones remains one of MMA's most polarizing figures. As of Aug. 31, the sport's unquestioned pound-for-pound king became the longest-reigning title holder in the division's history, but Jones' Hall of Fame credentials haven't always translated into fan adoration. Routinely introduced to a chorus of boos, Jones seems to enjoy a strange existence as an unwilling villain. Monday, UFC commentator Joe Rogan attributed much of the criticism Jones receives to racism. " read news >>

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What appeared to be a routine guest appearance on AXS TV's Inside MMA turned to controversy when ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren was abruptly cut off from the program by host Kenny Rice. Knowing it would illicit a response, co-host and former UFC champion Bas Rutten asked Askren to explain comments he made last week regarding UFC president Dana White's business practices. Askren obliged, but once he touched on buzzwords like 'UFC monopoly' and 'fighter pay,' Rice 'had to close down the s read news >>

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Chael Sonnen's retirement from MMA hasn't exactly been silent. After the former UFC light heavyweight was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission in July for testing positive for multiple banned substances, Sonnen is enjoying the opportunity to break down the fourth wall. After explaining how he 'tried to game the system' on professional wrestler Chris Jericho's podcast, Sonnen did another candid interview with Jason Bryant of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Asked about the c read news >>

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And it's all thanks to an uncooperative victim. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Thiago Silva, now has three straight wins under his belt. His latest victory, however, didn't come inside the Octagon, but rather in the court system, as TMZ Sports reports that all the charges that were levied against the Brazilian following his arrest on Feb., 6, 2014 -- which came after a standoff with Fort Lauderdale, Fla., police -- have been thrown out. Check it out: He read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva is a free man after charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident were dropped, according to a report today.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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