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  • 6 days ago
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In the wake of footage surfacing of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his fiance, UFC president Dana White was asked for his opinion on how National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has handled the situation. "It's a tough one," White said Wednesday night on FOX Sports Live. "First of all the video is horrifying. Absolutely horrifying. You're talking about a guy who's been in the fight business since he was 19 years old. It is the most disturbing thing you will e read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC bantamweight competitor Renan Barao is disappointed about the UFC 177 fiasco but claims that his issues had nothing to do with his actual weight cut. While the entire UFC 177 fiasco was based on Renan Barao's inability to make weight ahead of his title fight rematch, as well as his subsequent hospitalization, the Brazilian does not believe the fault is with his weight cutting methods at all. In fact, he believes that the entire incident was a freak accident due to him hitting his head on the read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Rickson Gracie speaks to David Ortiz of FightHubTV about whether Steven Seagal is “legit” read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this 6-part series, UFC creator Art Davie speaks to BloodyElbow.com about various topics on the early days of the UFC, including the origins of the promotion, Rickson Gracie, Chuck Norris, and many others. In 1993, the UFC held their first event in Denver, Colorado, planting the seeds for an entire sport to begin growing out of this barely legal event. The mastermind behind the concept was Art Davie, who held onto an idea for years until he was finally able to turn it into a reality. Davie ha read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With the news breaking that Chael Sonnen failed a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, the perennial contender was quick to speak on the subject. Sonnen reached out to Jay Mohr of Fox Sports Radio. You can listen to the full interview here. Sonnen tested positive for anastrozole and clomiphene and acknowledged that he was taking drugs normally deemed illegal by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. From FoxSportsRadio.com: They cha read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Diego Brandao's schedule just got a lot more interesting. The 27-year-old Brazilian powerhouse was waiting for his next bout to materialize when the UFC put what could prove to be the biggest opportunity of his career on the table in the form of a bout against Conor McGregor at Fight Night 46. The brash-talking Irishman was originally slated to face Cole Miller in the main event of the UFC's return to Dublin on July 19, but the American Top Team fighter suffered an injury, and the spot opposite read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Perhaps it speaks indirectly of Daniel Cormier’s dominance that we tend to dismiss each of his conquests. Dan Henderson, whom he obliterated on Saturday at UFC 173, was as small in stature as he was long in the tooth. Roy Nelson, too round and predictable. Frank Mir, too blowhard and bygone. Josh Barnett, that skull-collecting marauder with Hell’s flames coming off his fingertips, well…he was as inflated with lore as the death metal he personifies. And so on. For whatever reason, Cormier’s inroa read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin spoke at TEDxUChicago recently, where he discussed the theme of the evening which was "How to be a Loser." read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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MMA’s first family made headlines for all the wrong reasons Monday morning after Renzo Gracie and several others allegedly assaulted a bouncer at a Manhattan nightclub, according to the New York Post. “Everything is a misunderstanding,” Gracie said in a text message sent to MMA Fighting. “We always had a great relationship with that amazing club and all their employees. Soon everything will be clear.” The 47-year-old Gracie, his cousins Igor and Gregor Gracie, former UFC fighter Andre Gusmao and read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ahead of UFC Fight Night Dublin outspoken Irish featherweight Conor McGregor speaks exclusively with the Daily Record about his title ambitions. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC legend Randy Couture spoke out on Nevada's decision to ban TRT, why the UFC supports the decision, as well as whether his son got a "fair shake" during his time with the promotion. Former UFC two-division champion Randy Couture is back in MMA news, this time with more eyebrow raising comments regarding his former bosses and their promotion. Couture, 50, recently spoke to Submission Radio about the Nevada State Athletic Commission's decision to ban testosterone replacement therapy, and claime read news >>

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