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  • 2 years ago
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UFC officials Tuesday night revealed which Strikeforce talents will ply their craft in the Octagon moving forward. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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To close out 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had about 550 fighters under contract, according to statements made by company president, Dana White. That roster is now, at least, four fighters lighter, according to MMAFighting.com. The most notable name to appear on the cut list is Igor Pokrajac, a 36-year-old Croatian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran who had 12 opportunities to prove himself inside the Octagon since 2009. "The Duke," however, couldn't get it done, amassing a lackluster read news >>

  • a month ago
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Step 1: Fire up the DVR. Betting on sports is never a sure thing, especially in the fight business. The unpredictability of mixed martial arts (MMA) though, makes betting on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) an entirely different animal. Just ask Georges St-Pierre! But Hollywood mega-star and avid UFC fan, Mark Wahlberg, has a sure-fire way to make money on fights. "I bet a lot while making the movie on things I wouldn't normally bet on. But, I'm not that big on gambling unless I know I have read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ryan Jimmo is making his voice heard as one of the only active UFC fighters in favor of the upcoming class action suit against the promotion. In a rare move, a current, active UFC fighter is speaking out in favor of an organization actively working against the UFC. Although, to hear Ryan Jimmo say it, it sounds like he feels he has the UFC's best interests at heart, in hoping that the recent class action lawsuit filed against Zuffa LLC helps grow the sport of MMA. Jimmo spoke to MMASucka about t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Munoz will be making his return to the Octagon in February. The long-time UFC veteran, who has suffered back-to-back stoppage losses in the UFC, is scheduled to get back in action on Feb. 28 against Nova Uniao middleweight Caio Magalhaes at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. The UFC announced the match-up Thursday. Stopped by Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi in his last appearances in the UFC, Munoz (13-5) looks for his first win since a unanimous decision victory over Tim Boetsch at UFC 162. With a 1 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fighters have begun making their pitch to UFC newcomer Phil "CM Punk" Brooks on why he should join their fight camp. Brooks is expected to pick a camp in the near future. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It was a clean sweep for former UFC fighters this weekend, including Chris Camozzi's return to action on the regional circuit. Big weekend for the UFC pedigree, beginning last Friday at Brazil's Nitrix Fight 4. In the co-main event, Joao Zeferino (16-6, 0-2 UFC) continued his winning ways outside the Octagon, taking out Gilmar Dutra Lima (24-15-1) with a heel hook in the first round. Zeferino, who exited the UFC following a unanimous decision loss to Elias Silverio, is 3-0 since his release. Als read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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When the UFC purchased Strikeforce back in March 2011, it was first believed that the organization was going to continue to operate under then-President Scott Coker. But in January 2013, after Tarec Saffiedine became the promotion’s last welterweight champion, big brother brought over a stash of prime Strikeforce talent to stockpile several of its weight divisions. Strikeforce had been the No. 2 mixed martial arts organization in America for roughly six years. They fostered elite-level talent, s read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After finally making his much-anticipated Octagon debut at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale back in July with an impressive submission victory over Keith Berish, Robert Drysdale's win, unfortunately, was overturned to a No Contest (NC) after a post-fight drug test revealed elevated levels of testosterone. Soon thereafter, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) temporarily suspended the jiu-jitsu wizard for the infraction. According to MMA Fighting, the NSAC has now hit Drysdale with a o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With the UFC now making millions of dollars, it's only fair that the fighters get a piece of the pie, according to Jose Aldo. The UFC featherweight champ, who is slated to defend his title on Saturday against Chad Mendes, spoke once again on the topic of fighter pay in an interview with Ivan Raupp of Combate.com (h/t Fernando Arbex of Bloody Elbow). "I've seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The first female strawweight fighters to win the inside the Octagon will collide in December. Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who scored unanimous decision victories in their first appearances inside under the UFC banner, are set to battle at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up with sources close to the situation following a report from polish website MMA News. Unbeaten in MMA, Gadelha improved to 12-0 with a win over Tina Lähdemäki at UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Following Dominick Cruz' triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The moment UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell set foot inside the cage in Connecticut earlier this month, he knew something was different.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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