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  • 2 days ago
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Monday will mark exactly one month since porn star Christy Mack was allegedly attacked -- and hospitalized -- by ex-boyfriend and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008. What a difference a couple of months makes. Unfortunately, every time a new photo of Mack finds its way online, supporters for the incarcerated "Machine" launch an offensive and call into question the injuries sustained back on Aug. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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With the news that the prodigal UFC Welterweight has been arrested twice in the past year for DUI and has missed multiple court dates, his return bout against Anderson Silva is in doubt. Yesterday's news that popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been arrested not once, but twice for DUI and missed multiple court dates has fight fans worried that yet another big MMA bout is in jeopardy. In this case, it's the UFC 183 return of the legendary Anderson Silva against Diaz, set for next Super Bowl weeken read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Sept. 12, 2014) issued a statement on the recent arrest of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Nick Diaz (see his mugshot here), who was arrested back on Sept. 6, 2014, in Lodi, Calif., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). From We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is a legal process that will now take place and that Nick Diaz will have the opportunity to address the si read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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"Hey, whassup guys? So, the good news is I'm back. I just want to thank my friends for all their support; my manager, Glenn Robinson; JACO; the Blackzilians; all my teammates. The truth just came up, so everybody knows the truth about everything. I'm so happy I'm back in UFC I'm gonna train hard. I just have surgery a couple weeks ago but I do the rehab I'm gonna be back, so you guys can wait for the new Thiago Silva! (throat slash)." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Dana White has released a statement on Thiago Silva's UFC return following a prior stand off with the police and assault charges. Earlier this year, Thiago Silva was involved in a police stand off and some serious assault and domestic violence charges leading to Dana White saying he would never fight for them again. After going back on these claims and surprisingly bringing him back to the promotion, the UFC president has since released an official statement on the light heavyweight's return: "W read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Thiago Silva has been brought back into the UFC fold despite Dana White claiming he'd never fight in the promotion again after having a standoff with police. Thiago Silva is back in the UFC. That bit of shocking news comes a day after news that charges were dropped stemming from a standoff with police and an incident where Silva allegedly threatened his estranged wife and others with a gun. Silva's wife apparently left the country and was "uncooperative," leading to the decision to dismiss the c read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto started the day on the UFC 177 "Prelims" against Anthony Birchak, signed, sealed, and delivered for Saturday night (August 30, 2014) inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Then, the unthinkable happened. Renan Barao fell ill during his weight cut and was removed from his bantamweight title fight against TJ Dillashaw (full story here). And when the promotion went looking for a viable contender at 135 pounds, it didn't have to look very read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC released a statement on Tuesday morning which stated that President Dana White apologized to judge Hughes following an internal review that found a “breach of independent regulatory protocol.’ On Saturday night, UFC President Dana White removed one of the UFC Fight Night: Macau judges, Howard Hughes, from cageside and had him replaced after White suggested that he was incompetent and incapable of fulfilling his duties as an official. It would later be determined that White had commit a g read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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It has been a rough couple of weeks for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), and getting rougher by the minute. James Lee Mein, father of co-main event fighter Jordan Mein, was arrested at the UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-in event on Friday (Aug. 22, 2014) on charges of sexual battery, which allegedly took place at the Hyatt Regency, the UFC host hotel for tonight's "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Tulsa, Oklahoma. UFC has since issued a statement (via MMA Junkie), takin read news >>

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