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In the last Trading Shots of 2014, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes wonder what stories and events defined this tumultuous year, and what 2015 will bring for fighters and fight fans alike.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the class-action lawsuit against the UFC, and fans’ tendency to side with management over labor in pro sports disputes.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Mac Danzig and Cody McKenzie are going after each other over the UFC's treatment of fighters. The recent UFC lawsuit has touched a lot of nerves for fighters. Some are eager to jump in on criticism of their former (or current) promotion, others are rushing to defend it. Michael Bisping categorized the plaintiffs in the UFC lawsuit as "disgruntled ex-fighters" whose "careers didn't pan out." It's the kind of issue that is quickly causing a lot of division in the fight community. Most recently, re read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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After Joe Rogan’s podcast intervention with UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub, Downes and Fowlkes wonder whether you couldn’t make similar arguments to many UFC fighters, which might give MMA fans plenty to think about.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at the UFC’s decision to sign former pro wrestler and current non-MMA fighter CM Punk.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Chael Sonnen recently took a few shots at Tim Kennedy regarding his last UFC fight, and unsurprisingly, Kennedy didn't take too kindly to the statement. Chael Sonnen may be retired, but that's not going to stop him from getting under the skin of UFC fighters. The latest target for Chael was Tim Kennedy, who lost a controversial fight with Yoel Romero at UFC 178. Sonnen spoke to guest Michael Bisping on his podcast, "You're Welcome", about Kennedy's issues with Romero being allowed to stay on his read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva has more complaints about UFC contracts and fighter pay in his latest video, but can he affect real change? Retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes and MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes sort it out.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Bobby Green remarked before his fight at UFC Fight Night 57 that he felt “misunderstood,” and wasn’t sure how much longer he wanted to stay in MMA as a result. Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes discuss whether he might have a point.Filed (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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“The Time Is Now” press conference the UFC held on Monday afternoon may have failed at delivering the promised big announcement, but it was not light on MMA news. UFC President Dana White mentioned two possible title contenders for 2015. First, former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva was name-dropped. The champion has been out of action since he was defeated for the second time by Chris Weidman. A checked leg kick resulted in a broken leg for Silva. Silva returns to action on Januar read news >>

  • a month ago
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"These fights lead to bigger fights." After an injury-laden 2014 campaign, that message seemed to be UFC president Dana White's promise to fans for next year's schedule. Speaking Monday at the promotion's 'The Time is Now' press conference featuring some of the company's biggest stars, White explained how much of 2015's matchmaking would be in the hands of the fighters. "The [Dan] Cormier-[Jon] Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time," White told FOX Sports. "At the read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes discuss the gruesome ear injury that Leslie Smith suffered at UFC 180, and wonder whether stopping the fight over a cosmetic injury was the right move by cageside officials.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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TUF 20's Angela Magana took some shots at Miesha Tate on twitter. The Ultimate Fighter 20 cast member Angela Magana has been vocal on social media as of late, and a lot of it has been directed towards former UFC title contender Miesha Tate. Check out the string of tweets as she took shots at Tate's, uhm... cupcakes? Should I get fake boobs like miesha. Will it help me with takedowns. — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) November 14, 2014 .@MercerCreed @MieshaTate If vitor had some fake boobies l read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes discuss a busy UFC weekend from Uberlandia to Sydney, and wonder whether the UFC’s strategy is paying off — even at four in the morning, local time.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes discusses his rapid victory on the UFC Fight Night: Uberlandia prelims. Caio Magalhaes sees nothing controversial in his 31-second stoppage on Saturday night in Uberlandia, Brazil. The Brazilian middleweight extended his UFC winning streak to four straight victories with a vicious blitzkrieg of Trevor Smith in the opening round of action. However, his win was nothing if not questionable, as it appeared as though several of his final blows landed on his opponent's read news >>

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