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  • 9 days ago
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The response to the UFC's recent signing of former WWE star CM Punk has been decidedly mixed, with some fans and fighters celebrating the eyes Punk will undoubtedly to the UFC, and others decrying the sideshow element of allowing an untested 0-0 fighter a free ticket into the big leagues. Safe to say UFC President Dana White has heard both sides of the argument, and he understands where detractors of the decision are coming from. "Some people love it, some people hate it," White told UFC.com. "T read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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We didn't get any new information pertaining to the UFC debut of CM Punk, but we did find out the WWE import was not offended when Matt Brown referred to him as a "dumb athlete" (see those comments here) and hopes to prove "The Immortal" wrong when he makes his Octagon debut in 2015. As for who his first opponent will be, that's still up in the air, as is his weight class and training locale. In other words, we still have a long way to go before we can expect to see whether or not Punk can fight read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Tuesday afternoon, current UFC fighter Cung Le, as well as former UFC fighters Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry, filed a class action lawsuit against ZUFFA LLC, the parent company of the UFC, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Following a press conference to formally announce the lawsuit, the UFC released the following statement: "The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity to review the document. The UFC will vigorousl read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is not going down without a fight. That's according to a statement from the promotion's official website, which came just hours after a media press conference in San Jose, Calif., where past and present UFC fighters Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry announced a class action lawsuit against the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. UFC responds: The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity t read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Some mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters such as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Liz Carmouche are very open and proud to be gay. Then there are plenty others, according to Anderson Silva, who have yet to embrace their sexuality. During a recent conversation with Brazilian lifestyle magazine Trip (via Fightland), "The Spider" talks about homosexuality in the sport, saying that unlike his mentor Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, he has no issues with training with an ope read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Brendan Schaub talks about his UFC 181 fight against Travis Browne, his frustration over not fighting a lot this year, why he thinks Browne made a mistake by training with Glendale Fighting Club, and more. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Chael Sonnen recently took a few shots at Tim Kennedy regarding his last UFC fight, and unsurprisingly, Kennedy didn't take too kindly to the statement. Chael Sonnen may be retired, but that's not going to stop him from getting under the skin of UFC fighters. The latest target for Chael was Tim Kennedy, who lost a controversial fight with Yoel Romero at UFC 178. Sonnen spoke to guest Michael Bisping on his podcast, "You're Welcome", about Kennedy's issues with Romero being allowed to stay on his read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Elliot Seymour is now speaking up about reports that he threw his fight against Mickey Rourke. There's been another twist in what is already a pretty sordid tale. As reported earlier, Mickey Rourke defeated Elliot Seymour in an exhibition boxing match over the Thanksgiving holiday... sort of. It was an ugly, if not down right suspicious looking bout, that left many fans and pundits crying foul. And then, the reports from the Daily Mail surfaced, alleging that sources close to Seymour knew that t read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Floyd Mayweather posted clips of Manny Pacquiao getting knocked out on Instagram, and the Filipino has since responded. Following his huge win in Macau, Manny Pacquiao called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. asking for that long overdue bout, saying 'It's time to step up and say yes'. Shortly after, 'Money' simply posted an instagram video of Pacquiao's 2012 loss to Juan Manuel Marquez to the tune of Queen's 'Another one bites the dust'. A video posted by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Nov 11, 2 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev engaged in an intense back-and-forth with ex-Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan on Twitter over a denied visa, which prevented him from getting his title shot. Tensions between featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev and Bellator date back to August, but now it appears to have hit its breaking point. Khasbulaev won the season 9 FW tournament last year and thus earned a title shot vs. then champion Pat Curran. However, visa issues prevented him from getting his title sh read news >>

  • a month ago
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At UFC Fight Night 57 this past weekend, Matt Wiman made his return to the Octagon against Issac Vallie-Flagg, whom he defeated via unanimous decision. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bibiano Fernandes gave Joe Warren the fastest loss of his professional MMA career in 2009, but it looks like Warren still hasn’t forgotten that night. Warren, who recently unified the Bellator bantamweight championship with a win over Eduardo Dantas, told MMA Junkie he would love to avenge his loss to current One FC 135-pound champion one day. "Bibiano Fernandes – he’s who I want to fight," Warren said. "He beat me in my first loss. I didn’t train, and I lost. He beat me in the Dream finals for read news >>

  • a month ago
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"You know, when I see Rose and (former UFC fighter) Pat Barry, they don't seem disgruntled. They're very nice to me. Pat asked me advice at the last GLORY event. Rose came and trained at our gym in spring. Eric Schafer, I know we've had some issues. I've tried to reach out ever since he left Roufusport, and he didn't want to ever sit down and chat with me. It's tough. I think they left in 2010. It's 2014. If you look at the results of what the kids are doing right now, and just the evolution of read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cris Cyborg responds to Ronda Rousey's comments about wanting to "try to kill her with my bare hands" and answers a few questions about her recovery and time off. Monday afternoon, immediately following the UFC's presser, Ronda Rousey unleashed enough verbal poison on Cris Justino to kill off a small village in an interview with Bleacher Report. Her comments were mainly directed at her suspicions as to why Cyborg pulled out of her fight, and how it is her responsibility to "put her away." To add read news >>

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