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December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in December has two new additions, officials today announced.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC added a new pair of lightweight match-ups to the upcoming Fight Night 58 card in Barueri, Brazil, including the return of Charlie Brenneman, who takes on Brazilian lightweight Leandro Silva on Dec. 20. "The Spaniard" (19-7) re-signed with the UFC after going 4-0 in smaller promotions, but came up short against Beneil Dariush and Danny Castillo earlier this year. His last win under the UFC banner came in 2012, when he defeated Daniel Roberts via decision. "Buscape" (16-2-1) is 0-2 under t read news >>

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Was the NSAC’s lifetime ban of Wanderlei Silva too harsh or just right? Find out what Tim Kennedy, Demetrious Johnson, Cody Gibson and Kevin Lee think inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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In a very Chael Sonnen-esque creative justification for his actions, former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen believes he and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva were simply victims of circumstance in MMA's larger evolution. After Sonnen and Silva were handed down a two-year and lifetime ban, respectively, by the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former says he 'was really disappointed how things shook out' for his Brazilian cohort. "It was pretty easy for of us to justify some of our actions by going 'Ah read news >>

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It's getting personal ... "You know how much money Wanderlei Silva has made since he’s been with the UFC? $9.7 million.... So Silva says everybody’s getting rich except the fighters. What does Wanderlei considers rich? $9.7 million isn’t rich? A lot of people would consider that rich. Let me tell you what: Wanderlei Silva has fought six times in the last five years. He’s fought six times in five years. If being overworked is fighting one time a year, I don’t know what to tell you..... When we of read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva offered a startling statement regarding his immediate future with the UFC upon his return. Since announcing his return to professional competition, Anderson Silva has maintained a modest outlook on his future with the organization and in fighting in general. The Brazilian star appeared disinterested in the idea of regaining his title and fighting Chris Weidman a third time. That all appears to have changed overnight, as the former record-breaking ch read news >>

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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

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Chael Sonnen says he forgives Wanderlei Silva for the PED issues during the lead up to their bout. Chael Sonnen recently spoke to MMA Mania about Wanderlei Silva's recent issues with the commissions. According to the former top contender, who was the opponent booked at the time, he forgives his long time rival the same way Belfort did for him in the past: "Wanderlei didn't do anything to anybody. Whatever he did or was getting ready to do to me -- I was the opponent in question -- and I forgive read news >>

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The UFC president is firing back at criticism from the embittered MMA legend with some facts and figures. UFC president Dana White spoke to Brazil's Globo about Wanderlei Silva's bitter recriminations toward the promotion and allegations that the UFC is underpaying its athletes. "If it was Wanderlei here talking to you, he would be like a crazy person saying how much he hates de UFC, about how little our fighters earn, how much he hurt his body because of this sport," said White. "But let me tel read news >>

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Dana White "doesn’t want to say anything bad about Wanderlei Silva," but he won’t stay quiet while the recently retired MMA light heavyweight rants about his MMA promotion. Silva retired from the sport on Sept. 19, and vowed to start "a war" against promoters, claiming they underpay the fighters, and attacking the athletic commission. Banned for life and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission, Silva got a response from the UFC president. "You know how much money Wanderlei Silva has made read news >>

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Anderson Silva changed his plans for the future. It’s normal. The former UFC middleweight champion, who said multiple times he would never fight for the UFC title again, being "closer to retirement every day," has other plans for the future, Slated to meet Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, "The Spider" said he won’t hang up his gloves until he challenges the middleweight champion one more time. "Look, besides returning well in 2015, my project in the UFC is only one: I won’t stop (fi read news >>

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