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  • 6 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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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CM Punk has a response for Matt Brown, and a revised comparison of working for Dana White vs. Vince McMahon. CM Punk appeared on Sports Center recently, to talk about his new deal with the UFC, and to return fire at some of the current fighters calling him out, namely Matt Brown. Or, perhaps not returning fire, so much as acknowledging praise, however faint it may be. Brown said of Punk, recently, "What I have a problem with is CM Punk being dumb enough to think he can do it." Brown went on to c read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC. Cung Le, a current UFC fighter, joined former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry at a press conference to officially file a lawsuit against the largest MMA promotion in the world. The lawsuit basically calls for a breach in the Sherman Antitrust Act. The parameters of the alleged offense basically accuse the UFC and Zuffa of underpaying fighters, p read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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In response to the formal announcement of a class action lawsuit against them, the UFC released a very brief statement regarding this development. The big news that has engulfed the MMA world is the formal announcement of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, a story first broken by Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash last Saturday. Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were the first three named plaintiffs in this lawsuit, which alleges that the UFC is a monopoly and that they are i read news >>

  • a month ago
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TUF 20 competitor, Angela Magana releases nudes photos of herself on Twitter as a tongue-in-cheek response to Cris Cyborg's sarcasm-laden advice to women just starting out in MMA. The Ultimate Fighter is in its 20th season, but it's just the second one to feature women, and the first time the entire season was dedicated to the women alone (TUF 18 saw co-ed teams). The women featured this round are also top rated fighters in the 115 pound division, which makes for good fights and lots of ego. The read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva is taking a stand against the UFC, and given the response by former champions and longtime contenders, he is not alone. The former Pride and UFC legend shocked the world on Friday by releasing a video on his YouTube page officially announcing his retirement from MMA. According to Silva, the UFC took away his desire to compete, and he was hanging up his gloves for good after an 18-year run. In the elongated rant, Silva dishes dirt on UFC fighter pay and a harsh negotiation process read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC Light Heavyweight posted to Facebook after Bloody Elbow reported that his baby momma had hit him with a restraining order and was making allegations of assault against him. Yesterday was a rough day for UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. First BE's own Brent Brookhouse reported that the mother of two of Johnson's children has gotten a restraining order and is making allegations of threats and assault against the fighter. Then the UFC suspended Johnson indefinitely while it i read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After close to two years away from the Octagon due to injury, all it takes is a response to a simple question about his absence to realize one of the reasons why we all missed Amir Sadollah in the first... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In an interview with BloodyElbow.com, Ferguson native Tyron Woodley discusses the riot and turmoil plaguing his home town, and how he plans on keeping focused on his UFC fight this weekend. Tyron Woodley was on the cusp of a title shot during his last bout at UFC 174, coming off two TKO wins over Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit that shot him up the ranks. He eventually fell short that night, and as he speaks about that disappointing loss to Rory MacDonald, the 32-year-old refused to give excuses read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A Nevada NBC affiliate is reporting claims by the neighbor who took in Christy Mack following her assault alleging that the LVPD hung up on her initial calls and that their delayed response allowed Koppenhaver to escape. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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NBC video report: Police in Las Vegas, Nevada, hung up on neighbor trying to save porn star Christy Mack, who was allegedly beaten to a pulp by Jon Koppenhaver. In addition, their delayed response allowed "War Machine" to escape. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS—A lawyer for Chael Sonnen has twice responded to an official letter from the Nevada State Athletic Commission that attempted to prevent Sonnen from competing on Saturday's Metamoris event in Los Angeles. As of Wednesday morning, the commission has yet to reply. Bleacher Report first broke the news of Sonnen's pending legal battle on Monday morning. On Wednesday, we reported that UFC Hall of Fame member Randy Couture has been asked to take Sonnen's place should he be forced to withdraw read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The canvas still gleamed fresh with the blood of a legend when Frankie Edgar began thinking ahead at Sunday night's The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. Asked by cageside announcer Joe Rogan about his desired next step after a one-sided trouncing of B.J. Penn, the normally reserved Edgar abandoned his shell and gave it to the Las Vegas crowd straight: "I want to fight for the title, or a fight to get me to the title." Now, a few days removed from the excitement of the weekend, and with Jose Aldo's la read news >>

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