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Retired former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin came within inches of unifying the heavyweight titles when he faced Brock Lesnar back in July 2010, and he'd be more than willing to put the gloves back on for a part two. In an interview with Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports, the 39-year-old stated he would agree to one last hurrah in the cage if it was against Lesnar again—even though he admits the scenario is pretty unlikely. I'm all in [for a Lesnar rematch]. All the pain would be worth read news >>

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But if he did... There has been a lot of online chatter about former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after his professional wrestling contract with WWE expires next spring. Probably not a good idea. That's according to retired UFC heavyweight slugger Shane Carwin, who was submitted by Lesnar at UFC 116 after "almost dying" in the second round. After all, this isn't the early '90s, and there is no room for "one-d read news >>

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"I'm still signed with the UFC, but I'm on an indefinite hiatus. I'm semi-retired, you might say. I'm taking a break and focusing on coaching, stuff like that. I'm still signed with the UFC, I still have a contract with the UFC, but I just don't have any fights lined up and I don't plan on having any fights lined up in the future, either. I'm focusing on coaching right now. I still love fighting so I'll never say never, but I can't see myself fighting anytime in the future right now. I've had my read news >>

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It's been 14 months since Martin Kampmann succumbed to a volley of fourth-round strikes in his rematch against Carlos Condit. And while the perennial welterweight contender admits that, at least in the immediate future, he has no plans to return to action, Kampmann also isn't ready to make his exit from professional competition officially known, at least not yet. "I'm still signed with the UFC, but I'm on an indefinite hiatus. I'm semi-retired, you might say," Kampmann explained on Tuesday's epi read news >>

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Retired three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is refusing to apologize for the two drug tests he failed this past summer that likely cut his MMA career short, saying he has nothing to be sorry for. In his new podcast titled "You're Welcome," Sonnen spoke in depth on his thought process before taking banned substances that made him fail two drug tests and subsequently get a two-year ban from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (transcription per MMA Fighting). People were saying, 'Why won read news >>

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The saga between UFC president Dana White and former light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson rages on. Now spanning years, the war of words took another turn this weekend as 'Rampage' insisted he wasn't paid nearly as well as White would have you believe. In the lead up to UFC on FOX 10 in January 2013, White told Ariel Helwani that Jackson earned $15.2 million from 2007 to 2012. "The UFC put a big number out there, that I made so much money over the years," Jackson told Fight Hub. "Honestly, read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Ryan Ford’s broken arm, and his decision to fight on anyway against Jake Shields at WSOF 14.Filed under: Featured, News, WSOF read news >>

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Shamar Bailey has retired from mixed martial arts following 27 professional fights. read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Yoel Romero’s extra rest between rounds at UFC 178, and what should be done to resolve the controversy that followed.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday for running from a random drug test earlier this year, the former PRIDE champion criticizes promoters that "never get slapped in the face and want to show off more than the athletes." "The money paid to the athletes is very few. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generat read news >>

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