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  • 2 years ago
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Dan Miragliotta contends that most of the shots that hit Patrick Cote just prior to a stoppage against Alessio Sakara were legal blows. Three weren't, however, and the longtime referee said he issued two verbal warnings before the third blow knocked Cote out and forced his intervention. "As long as hand makes contact with the ear, it's a legal strike," Miragliotta told MMAjunkie.com. "If you miss the ear and only hit the back of the head, it's illegal." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Alessio Sakara’s appeal of his disqualification loss to Patrick Cote at UFC 154 on Nov. 17 in Montreal has been denied. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After suffering a loss in the most important fight of his career, Travis Browne decided to make some major changes. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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It's not uncommon, at least in 2014, to have Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hold two events in one day. Just last month, UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden, went down on Oct. 4, the same day as UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. So nobody batted an eyelash when the promotion announced UFC 184 for Feb. 28, 2015, the same Saturday as its previously scheduled London event. Except that trip across the pond quietly disappeared, and UFC international bigwig Garry Cook (via  read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – Team Alpha Male prospect Andre Fili won a contest of takedowns over 15 minutes with a tough Felipe Arantes. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC was planning to match welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard as the headliner for a December show in Australia, but had to change plans. Woodley declined to face his teammate, even after Lombard said he wanted to fight his fellow American Top Team member "so bad." The bout will not materialize, but that doesn’t mean that ATT won’t have two fighters clashing inside the Octagon. With a handful of welterweights competing inside the same promotion, the team is warming up th read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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As "The Dominator" explains, preparing for a three-round fight as opposed to a five-round fight is an entirely different beast, something he learned the hard way earlier this year. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces a red-hot Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada (details). A much-anticipated comeback nearly three years in the making, and one that has been delay read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC's decision to cancel UFC 176 left co-headliner Gegard Mousasi a little frustrated. Mousasi, who was scheduled to fight Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza on Aug. 2 in Los Angeles, took to Facebook to voice his displeasure with the way yesterday's news broke: On Wednesday, Mousasi's manager Nima Safapour explained his client's stance: "Zuffa reached out to us in advance shortly before the media became aware that the event was postponed," he said. "However, due to the time zone differences between Hol read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Video: Lorenzo Fertitta (via YouTube) explains to FOX Sports why he had no other option but to postpone UFC 176, which was set to go down on Aug. 2, 2014, after Jose Aldo suffered a neck injury that forced him out of his title fight vs. Chad Mendes. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With the cancellation of UFC 176, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta explained the promotion’s decision – saying he doesn’t think it had anything to do with the UFC having too many fight cards scheduled.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Ali Bagautinov, who lost via unanimous decision to Demetrious Johnson in the UFC 174 main event Saturday night, discusses why he came up short, what he learned, and much more. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White explains the decision to cut top-ten ranked middleweight Yushin Okami from the organization's roster. read news >>

  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – In much the same way as veteran and former title challenger Jon Fitch before him, Yushin Okami had become a "gatekeeper" in the UFC, and it was time for him to go, Dana White said. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC heavyweight Daniel Cormier is unsure whether he will stay in the heavyweight division or cut down to 205 pounds, stating that it will be a team decision. read news >>

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