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UFC President Dana White once again discussed Gina Carano in his post-fight media scrum and revealed that they are “close” but that she may not be guaranteed a title shot. A Dana White media scrum in 2014 is never complete unless he is asked about Gina Carano. The UFC President reiterated his confidence in the promotion getting an eventual deal done with the former Strikeforce featherweight champion, and even predicted that the deal would be done before the end of the year. "There's just one mor read news >>

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Can't we all just get along? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is finally warming up to the idea of signing former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren, after passing on the opportunity to grab the "Funky" free agent earlier this year (because of this). "I think if he keeps winning, he could get a shot over here," White said during the UFC 177 media scrum (watch it here). Ben Askren said a lot of stupid shit when he left, but I don’t care about stuff like that. We’ll read news >>

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SACRAMENTO – UFC President Dana White has opened the door for the possible signing of Ben Askren, a former Bellator MMA champion and reigning ONE FC titleholder. Askren, though, seems far from flattered.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference, White said he's "close" to signing women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano after months of ongoing negotiations (per MMA Fighting). 'Yeah it's complicated, but I think we're close. I think we're close ... I don't know. I had plans, but now I don't know,' White said abo read news >>

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Understandably, most were excited about the news that Eddie Alvarez had signed with the UFC and will meet Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com. Lightweight contender Bobby Green probably wasn't among those pleased, though. With Alvarez being paired up against Cerrone, Green is left without a scheduled bout. Green was originally booked to meet Jorge Masvidal at UFC 178, but he later had his adversary switched to Cerrone only to see that matchup fall apart with read news >>

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First thing's first, "Mayhem" has to be "okay" mentally before the Bellator president even thinks about adding him to his growing roster. Scott Coker knows all too well what kind of drama comes with bringing a guy like Jason Miller into the mix. In 2010, Miller was caught in the middle of a Stockton-style beatdown after he stepped into the Strikeforce cage to ask Jake Shields for a rematch during his post-fight victory speech. What ensued was an embarrassing and forgettable attack on Miller whic read news >>

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Freshly washed of one troubled fighter, Bellator CEO Scott Coker may be looking at sign another. To say that Jason Miller has had his ups and downs over the years, would be putting it mildly. The man more often known as 'Mayhem' has fought for titles under Dream and Strikeforce, gone through two inglorious stints in the UFC, and generally competed at a high level over a 14 year career that ended with his UFC release in 2012. Outside the cage, however, he's been a mess. Following his UFC release, read news >>

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More signing news coming across the wires in a busy week for Joe Silva, Sean Shelby, and the UFC's matchmaking machine. Every day it feels like there's a few new faces making their way to the UFC. These are busy times for the world's largest MMA promotion, as they continue to stick to their plan of picking up every possible fighter they can get their hands on. Today brings news of three more singings, as the Visalia Times-Delta reports that Cain Carrizosa and Chris Wade have been signed as short read news >>

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Marloes Coenen talks to Bloody Elbow about signing with Bellator as well as other big WMMA rumors such as Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano. Top female featherweight Marloes Coenen was today announced as the latest signing to the Bellator MMA roster, along with counterpart Julia Budd. The signing had been rumored in recent days but was only made official today via a post on the Bellator MMA website. Coenen spoke to Bloody Elbow from her gym in Amsterdam, Netherlands following news of her signing beco read news >>

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Two years after signing a contract with the UFC, Geronimo dos Santos is no longer on the UFC roster. "Mondragon" signed with the promotion in 2012 to compete at the UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga, but he was removed from the card after his pre-fight medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B. Two years have passed and the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) won’t clear him to compete yet, so he asked to be released from his UFC contract. "I’m healed, t read news >>

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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is scheduled to make his octagon debut at UFC 177 later this month, but prior to signing with the world’s premier MMA organization, he had the option of taking his career down a very different path.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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