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UFC Boston scored big ratings, making it the most viewed Fight Night since 2009. Conor McGregor tops salary list with $170K purse (includes win bonus). For those that have lost faith in the UFC's ability to create superstars, you can start believing again. Conor McGregor, no matter what you may think of him, or how deserved or undeserved his title shot may be, is a bonafide star. While the credit doesn't entirely rest with the Zuffa brain trust, they certainly lent a helping hand to his meteoric read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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It pays to be Conor McGregor. The Irish featherweight sensation scored a significant payday at Sunday's UFC Fight Night 59 event, leading the night's reported payroll with a $170,000 purse for his main event win over Dennis Siver, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission. McGregor fell short of his two-minute prediction, but effortlessly overcome Siver all the same, picking the veteran apart with creative movement and crisp outside strik read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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UFC 182 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (Jan. 3, 2015) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC 182 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic Commis read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Hector Lombard didn't quite look himself on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. But even then, the welterweight contender still had enough to cruise to his third straight victory. Lombard rolled to a decision over a game Josh Burkman in the main-card opener at UFC 182. The judges scores were 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28 in favor of Lombard. The opening round didn't feature much in the way of action, as Lombard stalked Burkman around the Octagon. It was the closest round of the f read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Sporting a less-than-chiseled physique, Shawn Jordan was mocked on Twitter before and during his heavyweight fight with the debuting Jared Cannonier on Saturday night at UFC 182. The Jackson's MMA fighter didn't take too long to let everyone know what he thought of his haters. Jordan earned a swift and vicious finish, scoring the knockout at 2:57 of the first round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "All we can do is improve, if we don't we're left behind," said Jordan (17-6). "I just k read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Shinya Aoki scored a rare 'twister' submission win over unheralded Yuki Yamaoto at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 on Wednesday, bringing his professional record to 37-6 with 1 no-contest. The win was impressive enough and can be seen below: However, Aoki wasn't done. After the bout, Aoki left the ring, only to give his opponent two middle fingers in defiance as he walked out: read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nieky Holzken was in action in Christmas Day in Antalya, Turkey, fighting a local welterweight on the main card of the debut show from an organization called One Shot. There's probably a joke to be made linking 'Christmas Day' and 'Turkey' but the finish was nothing to joke about: Holzken put Yusuf Karakaya away with a cracker of a flying knee. No festive season break for Nieky ‘The Natural' Holzken - the top welterweight contender was in action Christmas Day. He fought in Antalya, Turkey on a d read news >>

  • a month ago
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After months of training with Nick Diaz, Gilbert Melendez and Nate Diaz, jiu-jitsu wizard Kron Gracie finally made his MMA debut. Son of legendary fighter Rickson Gracie, the multiple time jiu-jitsu and grappling champion fought for the first time under MMA rules at Tuesday’s Real Fight Championship 1 in Tokyo, Japan, against fellow MMA newcomer Hyung Soo-Kim, and scored a 65-second armbar after pulling guard. Also on the card, Roberto "Satoshi" de Souza, who recently battled to a draw with Jake read news >>

  • a month ago
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ONE FC's debut in China ended with a firecracker of a fight, as Chinese bantamweight Ji Xian toppled Song Ya Dong from the ranks of the unbeaten to capture a wild unanimous decision win at Beijing's Gymnasium of National Olympic Sports Centre in the main event of ONE FC 24. The heavy leather was plentiful between Xian (12-2) and Dong (4-1, 1 NC), as both men stood in the pocket and traded looping exchanges throughout the three-round contest. Xian twice got the better of the 20-year-old prospect, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov continues his undefeated streak for the year, masked vigilante Phoenix Jones and UFC vet Rodney "Sho Nuff the Master" Wallace fight for regional titles, plus a smattering of former UFC, PRIDE, and WEC fighters, all in this week's BtO. We start off this week with Tech-KREP FC out of St. Petersburg, Russia where, in the main event, Bellator veterans Alexander Volkov (23-4, 6-1 Bellator) and Roy Boughton (10-5, 0-1 Bellator) squared off for a he read news >>

  • a month ago
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In just one minute and thirty seconds in the first round, Rousimar Palhares scored a kneebar submission over Jon Fitch at WSOF 16. Watch it above. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem came into his UFC on FOX 13 bout with Stefan Struve in major need of a victory. Overeem, after all, had been knocked out in three out of his past four fights. He got the job done Saturday night in Phoenix. Overeem (28-14, 1 NC) neutralized the 7-foot-tall Struve's reach by taking the fight to the ground, then earned the TKO at 4:19 of the opening round. "I was prepared for anything," said Overeem. "I thought it would be clever to read news >>

  • a month ago
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Gabriel Gonzaga rushed toward Matt Mitrione early in the first round of their UFC on FOX 13 heavyweight showdown on Saturday night. Mitrione was ready. The Blackzilians fighter nicknamed "Meathead" grazed Gonzaga (16-9) with a right hand, then crushed him with a left. A series of right hands to the grounded fighter later, it was all over. Mitrione (8-3) got his eighth UFC knockout at 1:59 of the first round in Phoenix. "I'm on top of the world," said Mitrione, who won his third straight fight. " read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS - Todd Duffee waited nearly two years to make his return to the Octagon. From there, it was a mere matter of seconds before he delivered a Todd Duffee Special. Duffee (9-2) needed just 33 seconds to finish Anthony Hamilton in a heavyweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. In the fight's opening exchange, Duffee nailed Hamilton (13-4) with a big right hand to the temple. Hamilton hit the mat face first, then Duffee landed one more right hand before the referee waved it off. More read news >>

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