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Anthony Johnson has been put on the sidelines by the UFC."We are aware of the situation involving Anthony Johnson. As a result, we are suspending him indefinitely. We are using a third-party law firm to conduct a formal investigation and once we have more information, we’ll determine whether further course of action is necessary," the UFC said in a statement.The statement comes shortly after Bloody Elbow released a report about Johnson's past with domestic violence. He allegedly struck a woman i read news >>

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Are we making too much of Mark Hunt’s reported weight-cutting efforts? It’s one reason to tune in for Saturday’s early-morning UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Boxing star Floyd Mayweather shows his support for Ray Rice and discusses the incident that led to the NFL star’s demise. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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"Look at the situation we're in right now. I think what Bellator is doing right now is great, cutting back on the amount of shows so they can put out quality events. Now, what [passes] as a quality event these days, [one good fight] here and there. Like, put out quality. Quality is what matters, not quantity. I feel like [MMA] has gotten to the point where it's just watered down. It's kind of like when you add more water to Kool-Aid and make you it more un-concentrated. No, make it more concentr read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - T.J. Dillashaw was put in a no-win situation and still came out a winner. He didn't want to give Renan Barao a rematch at UFC 177 just three months after kicking Barao's tail all over the Octagon. He still took the fight. It wasn't Dillashaw's fault that Barao dropped out the day before the card. Offered a dangerous opponent on one day's notice in Joe Soto, Dillashaw accepted the bout and proclaimed "I don't want to be a diva champion." Even getting past those hurdles, there read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Jordan Mein, understandably, didn't want to talk much about the turmoil that went down in his family in the hours leading up to UFC Fight Night 49. The welterweight contender from Canada saw his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, arrested and charged with sexual battery before Friday's weigh-ins in Tulsa. He was released on bond on Saturday morning. Jordan Mein was asked at the post-fight press conference if the distractions affected his preparation for his co-main event bout with Mike Pyle. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Johnson’s in a peculiar situation: He doesn’t want to call out opponents and appear brash, but as a contender in one of the UFC’s more intriguing weight classes, he factors into nearly every matchmaking discussion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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What's the future of Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez? Is he staying in Bellator or, as rumored, heading to the UFC to fulfill his career dreams? While things with Alvarez and the previous Bellator leadership might have taken very sour turns on more than one occasion, the removal of Bjorn Rebney and replacement of former Strikeforce President Scott Coker would seem to indicate there's a potential chance of mending fences. And if there's not, wouldn't Coker simply let Alvarez walk, muc read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC President Dana White joined members of the media following the UFC Fight Night Bangor card to discuss a variety of topics including the Jones-Cormier brawl and the hot mic incident that was leaked afterwards. Since it has been several weeks since the last UFC event, many pundits were interested in Dana White's take on the Jon Jones - Daniel Cormier media brawl once the traditional post-fight media scrum started. The UFC President quickly apologized for the situation and the ripple effect it read news >>

  • a month ago
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It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use. Sometimes the best things can come from bad decisions. Little did Mike King know when he decided to juice going into his fight with Cathal Pendred, that at least some of the bonus money he'd end up losing would go to charity. That's what Pendred himself is saying after he successfully campaigned to receive King's half of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin. Thank you @danawhite read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Bellator and UFC welterweight War Machine, formerly Jon Koppenhaver, insists that he fought "for his life" last week on a day where he planned to propose to his girlfriend Christy Mack, a well-known porn star. As TMZ Sports reported, the controversial fighter was unceremoniously released by Bellator on Friday after it came to light that War Machine is the prime suspect in the beating of Mack and an unnamed third party in Las Vegas. As authorities continue to search for War Machine, the em read news >>

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