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  • 13 days ago
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The buzz coming out of the rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana wasn’t the boxing match that had just occurred, it was one of two other things: Mayweather fighting Manny Pacquiao, or “Money” retiring when his contract with Showtime Boxing is complete. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pioneer and longtime face of jiu-jitsu, Royce Gracie, caused a minor disturbance in the force when he announced last week that Bellator MMA acquired his services as mixed martial arts (MMA) brand ambassador. But it was not an attack on UFC. Instead, it was a major combat sports promotion recognizing his value and using the Gracie name to help break new ground in what is quickly becoming a crowded marketplace, thanks to the growth of rival promotions like Worl read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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A familiar face returns to the UFC's welterweight division with the announced signing of Josh Burkman. MMA contracts can be odd things. Just last month MMAJunkie reported, that Josh Burkman had signed a three fight contract extension with WSOF. That extension was actually signed back in July, but only came to light in Burkman's interview with MMAJunkie. In that interview, Burkman made it clear that his long term goals were still a return to the UFC. But his expectation appears to have been that, read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The GLORY 18: "Return to GLORY" fight card has just been announced. MMAmania.com spoke with GLORY CEO Jon J. Franklin about the card that will take place on Nov. 7, 2014 from The Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma, as well as a few housekeeping issues including two star light heavyweights that are currently not signed with the promotion. GLORY is finally back. The world's leading kickboxing promotion announced its upcoming fight card on Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2014) aptly titled, GLORY 18 read news >>

  • a month ago
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HBO scores in the boxing cold war with the signing of Canelo Alvarez. Details here at Bloody Elbow. The latest battle in the ongoing HBO vs. Showtime boxing war has been won by HBO. Canelo Alvarez has signed a new deal that will see the superstar now featured exclusively on HBO. Canelo has most recently been featured on Showtime, where he has been the featured player for two PPV cards this year. His showdown with Floyd Mayweather last year drew massive numbers, allowing Canelo to join Mayweather read news >>

  • a month ago
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Eddie Alvarez claims Gilbert Melendez has been fleeing from a fight with him, but the TUF 20 coach says it's nothing personal, he just lost interest as Alvarez lost a step. read news >>

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Former Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan says that back in 2010, they came very close to signing current middleweight champion Chris Weidman. After four-and-a-half years as their matchmaker, Bellator decided to part ways with Sam Caplan during the regime change that brought in former Strikeforce heads Scott Coker and Rich Chou. In an interview with Sherdog, Caplan spoke about his time with the world's number 2 promotion, and among the interesting stories that he shared was an anecdote on 'the one t read news >>

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Thiago Silva discusses re-signing with the UFC. read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar discusses signing with Bellator and his upcoming fight against Tito Ortiz. read news >>

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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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