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After all the questions surrounding Rampage Jackson re-signing with the UFC, the former light heavyweight champion issued a statement on Monday. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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In the space of two years, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has aired his grievances against the UFC and Bellator, left both promotions and is still somehow an employee of each. The news of 'Rampage' leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC was announced Saturday during FOX Sports' telecast of UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway. Following the event, Jackson briefly explained the situation in a call-in interview with studio hosts Jay Glazer, Kenny Florian and Gilbe read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Rampage Jackson has released an official statement on his contract situation, citing a clause with 45-day window to satisfy any contract dispute with Bellator. Once it was announced that Quinton Jackson was returning to the UFC, Bellator head Scott Coker has stated that he plans to 'protect our contractual rights'. Rampage's contract situation is still likely to be contested by both parties, but the former UFC champion has since released an official statement about it on his website. Official st read news >>

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Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC. Cung Le, a current UFC fighter, joined former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry at a press conference to officially file a lawsuit against the largest MMA promotion in the world. The lawsuit basically calls for a breach in the Sherman Antitrust Act. The parameters of the alleged offense basically accuse the UFC and Zuffa of underpaying fighters, p read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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In response to the formal announcement of a class action lawsuit against them, the UFC released a very brief statement regarding this development. The big news that has engulfed the MMA world is the formal announcement of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, a story first broken by Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash last Saturday. Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were the first three named plaintiffs in this lawsuit, which alleges that the UFC is a monopoly and that they are i read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Jeremy Stephens finds himself needing to bounce back from a loss in June, and he thinks that might spell bad news for Charles Oliveira.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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It's been an interesting year for Abel Trujillo. The lightweight powerhouse put himself on the larger radar of the 155-pound scale back in February when he emerged as the last man standing in an all-out slug fest with Jamie Varner back at UFC 169. It was a back-and-forth affair, with both men finding a home for their respective power with frequency, but it was Trujillo who landed the shot that counted as he claimed the biggest win of his career, but two performance-of-the-night bonuses in the pr read news >>

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At UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson on September 20 in Saitama, Japan, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory to perform testing on all fighters on the card. read news >>

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Approximately seven years ago, Anthony Hamilton watched in awe from his seat at the Mandalay Bay Events Center as Chuck Liddell outbrawled Wanderlei Silva and Georges St. Pierre submitted Matt Hughes as part of a star-studded UFC 79 card. read news >>

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Ben Rothwell made a hefty statement for himself this past September when he dispatched Alistair Overeem in less than three minutes at UFC Fight Night 50. Now ranked among the UFC's top 10 heavyweights, Rothwell overcame longshot odds and a year-long layoff to level Overeem with a right hand early in bout's the opening frame, and similar to Overeem's previous foes, Rothwell attributes much of his success to being fueled by the Dutchman's reckless mouth. "I always say, hey, it's probably best to b read news >>

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Anyone following the sport of mixed martial arts knows that I’ve interviewed Frankie “The Answer” Edgar more than any other fighter on the UFC’s roster over the past several years. read news >>

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XFC officials on Friday released a statement claiming they have filed suit against WSOF for signing Kalindra Faria while she is still under an exclusive contract with them. read news >>

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ESPN has issued a statement about its hiring of former UFC fighter and FOX Sports broadcaster Chael Sonnen as its new UFC analyst. read news >>

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