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  • 14 days ago
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The UFC has continued to join the mainstream sports industry through a number of large-scale moves. Its recent partnership with Reebok has created special sponsorship deals for key fighters on its roster. However, as more top-name fighters are selected, it opens up an interesting vein of conversation as to whether or not the sport of MMA is about more than fighting. According to Fox Sports, Paige VanZant has joined the ranks of UFC fighters who are signed to specialized deals with Reebok. That l read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Carla Esparza and Bec Rawlings poke fun at Reebok after signing Paige VanZant to an individual deal before the champion. Paige VanZant recently signed an individual deal with Reebok and joined Ronda Rousey as the 2nd woman to land a sponsorship with the apparel company. They did that before signing Carla Esparza though, and the current UFC strawweight champion jokingly tweeted about their decision, saying "maybe they don't like brunettes." Fellow 115 lb'er Bec Rawlings followed suit as she poked read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Paige VanZant celebrated her endorsement deal with Reebok by dancing and hula hooping. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Too good to be true? The last I heard, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Donald Cerrone was all set to fight undefeated division wrecking machine Khabib Nurmagomedov at the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) event on May 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. See their verbal agreement here. Then all was quiet for the next few weeks until a mixed martial arts (MMA) fan asked Cerrone what the hold up was and according to "Cowboy," he is still waiting for Nurmagomedov to sign on read news >>

  • a month ago
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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Miesha Tate is no longer signing your fan mail, so go ahead and hold on to that prized "Cupcake" photo until you have the chance to meet her in person. Damn Ebayers! "Will no longer be accepting return fan mail," Tate remarked on Twitter. "Too many trying to sell the signed photos. Thanks for understanding!" Tate, who meets Sara McMann at the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that he read news >>

  • a month ago
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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp sees no turf to defend when it comes to the careers of the athletes she promotes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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After five years away from mixed martial arts, Kimbo Slice is back. Slice, aka Kevin Ferguson, announced his return to the sport where his star first exploded by inking a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA late last week, and despite his 41st birthday peeking from around the corner, the one-time street brawler says he never for a second doubted that he'd lace up those four-ounce gloves for one last ride. "These guys been in bed for a little bit trying to make this s**t work for me," Slice sa read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator president Scott Coker talks about signing Kimbo Slice and other Bellator-related news. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Kimbo Slice talks about signing with Bellator. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Irish fighter Joseph Duffy, the last man to defeat McGregor, talks about recently signing with the UFC. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former WCW and WWE star Bill Goldberg discusses Brock Lesnar’s potential return to the UFC and whether CM Punk can have a successful career in MMA. read news >>

  • a month ago
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TEMECULA, Calif. -- Scott Coker went to Japan for New Year's with hopes of luring Fedor Emelianenko out of retirement, among other things. Instead, he might have found another Eastern European MMA legend for Bellator MMA. Coker said Friday night after Bellator 132 at Pechanga Resort & Casino that Bellator officials have spoken with Mirko Cro Cop about signing with the organization. Cro Cop is one of the most well-known fighters of all time, famous for his devastating head kick knockouts in PRIDE read news >>

  • a month ago
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Weeks after the UFC shook up the MMA community with its signing of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, rival promotion Bellator MMA has landed a notable free agent signing of its own by inking Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson to a deal. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Karim Zidan delves into the reasons why the World Series of Fighting’s decision to sign Thiago Silva is of poor judgment. On Wednesday evening, World Series of Fighting announced the signing of former UFC light-heavyweight competitor Thiago Silva to take part in their four-man tournament that will crown a new champion. Given the promotion's history with controversial fighters, this is yet another example of the startlingly poor decisions they have taken over the past year. Silva's troubles began read news >>

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