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  • a month ago
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Wanderlei Silva will never fight again. More than a year after his last fight inside the Octagon, and still involved a controversy with the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former PRIDE champion has announced his retirement on YouTube. And he blames the UFC for his decision. "I am stepping down from the ring. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again," he said. "My career is over. Because I don't have a stage to perform, where the athletes get the proper respect. For these reasons, I have read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey has strong words for Cris Cyborg. The UFC bantamweight champion spoke to the Brazilian media on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and attacked the Invicta FC’s featherweight champion. According to Rousey, Cyborg, who is expected to make her 135-pound debut later this year, asked to be released from her UFC contract to avoid random drug testing. "I would fight her, but 24 hours after the announcement of out-of-competition drug testing, she asked to be released from read news >>

  • a month ago
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Looks like the MMA media has done it again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- already under fire from pro wrestling fans for these incendiary comments -- is now beating back a whole new legion of Internet trolls after his comments about Jon Jones and racism were twisted and turned for the sake of Internet click bait. From his official Twitter account: "I've been misquoted left & right about Jon Jones lack of popularity. I said "I wonder how much of it is racism" read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Clowns" are supposed to make people laugh. Unfortunately "The Mauler" is still not happy. After Alexander Gustafsson caught wind of the injury to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, one that forced a delay in his title fight against Daniel Cormier (details here), Gustafsson called to get his rematch against Jones back. After all, now that he has taken care of the knee issue which bounced him from his title fight against "Bones," which was supposed to go do read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Shots fired. Jose Aldo was not happy to hear what Chad Mendes had to say about him. In a recent interview to The MMA Hour, Mendes said the UFC featherweight champion "can’t run forever" after the cancellation of their rematch at UFC 176. Aldo, who decided not to do any interviews after he got injured and was forced out of the Aug. 2 card, decided to fire back. The Nova Uniao talent sent a statement to Combate, calling Mendes a "pu--y" and accusing him of taking illegal substances. "Maybe I have read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Poor guy is always the last to know... Gegard Mousasi had no idea his fight against Ronaldo Souza was no longer taking place in Los Angeles. That is, until he went on social media and discovered the promotion had "postponed" its UFC 176 pay-per-view (PPV) event. That means "The Dreamcatcher," by his own account, trained six weeks "for nothing," and took to his official Facebook page (via James Lynch) to put his employer on blast. Have a look: And the follow up (via Bloody Elbow): The good news i read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ben Askren is one of the finest mixed martial artists on the planet, and his skills are so far only matched by his caustic tongue. The 13-0 fighter is not one to shy away from verbal wars, and he spends his time out of the cage poking and prodding at other fighters and promoters, attempting to stir up some controversy while finding amusement in the resulting chaos. While in attendance at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, the current One FC welterweig read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC lightweight Jason High is unhappy about being unceremoniously cut from the promotion for pushing a referee while Chael Sonnen is given the benefit of the doubt for failing his second drug test in 34 months. UFC president Dana White had some harsh words regarding High's firing on Tuesday while he was sympathetic over Sonnen testing positive for two anti-estrogenic drugs. As far as "The Kansas City Bandit" is concerned, that's a double standard, and he wasn't shy about expressing his op read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold still isn't over his brutal first-round loss against Vitor Belfort one year ago, going as far as to accuse "The Phenom" of being a career-long user of performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview with Fight Now TV, the American Kickboxing Academy product absolutely torched Belfort when asked if he believed testosterone replacement therapy played a role in their matchup at UFC on FX 8 (transcription per Fighters Only): I don't believe anythin read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The sixth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn featured a bizarre decision in the third middleweight elimination-round bout. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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For one night at least, the clock turned back for Tito Ortiz. The former UFC light heavyweight champion tore down the house at Bellator 120 with a quick submission victory over Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in Ortiz's first bout in nearly two years. Referee John McCarthy waved off the bout at 2:27 of the first round. After the bout, a fired-up Ortiz (17-11-1) took on his detractors. "People who counted me out, people who told me to get out of this sport, no. Bulls---," Ortiz read news >>

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