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The UFC's strong start to January continues with its best viewing figures on Fox in the past two years. It's "so far, so good" for the UFC in 2015. After posting a record-high rating on Fox Sports 1 for the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver card, the preliminary ratings for UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson are pegged at approximately 2.82 million viewers per TVbythenumbers.com. By Tuesday, the final number will be known and higher than the overnight ratings. Unlike past Fox shows, the main ev read news >>

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Let's face it. The UFC has had a very strong month in January of 2015. I've previously complained about the ungodly amount of filler on the cards being staged more recently, but the top fights they've produced, in aggregate, are impressively good. The box office returns, TV ratings and pay-per-views all speak to that fact. In the case of UFC on FOX 14, all of the aforementioned dynamics are in play. The event is headlined by a fantastic, hugely relevant bout in an important weight class. There's read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Lorenz Larkin didn't find much success as a middleweight. Sure, he beat Robbie Lawler in his 185-pound debut three years ago, but since then, he dropped four out of five, including all three of his UFC bouts. At welterweight, however? Different story. The Riverside, Calif. native made a strong impression Sunday night at UFC Fight Night 59. Larkin (15-4, 1 NC), blitzed to victory at the TD Garden, ruining the homecoming for Boston's John Howard. Larkin needed just 2:17 to win via TKO. The end cam read news >>

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M-1 light-heavyweight champion Stephan Puetz makes a strong case for Russia's top-promotion and advises fans to do their homework. While the United States might be the MMA mecca of the world, several other parts of the globe have developed a very strong fighting scene. Brazil comes to mind immediately, as well as Japan or the UK. One country that has been overlooked ever since is Russia. That seems to have changed a bit recently with the emergence of top-level Russian fighters such as UFC lightw read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January. read news >>

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"Semtex" chimes in on the ongoing draw with UFC light heavyweight champion. You often see young celebrities, be it an actor, musician or sports star, shoot to the top of their respective fields at a very rapid pace. And more often than not, it can lead to disaster, as their careers may stray off the right path due to excessive spending, partying, drinking, or even drug use that may come with getting so rich and famous seemingly overnight. According to current Bellator welterweight contender Paul read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Not many people in this world can understand what it's like to be Jon Jones: just 27 years old, considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters on the planet and making more money than you had ever dreamed as one of the faces of the UFC. Anthony Pettis does. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jon Jones has always been a fighter that has elicited strong emotions amongst mixed martial arts fans, and now a failed random drug test for cocaine has ignited a firestorm of fan-created media on the internet. Here is some of that output. Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites at the start of December and the news has just hit the internet. When the pound for pound best fighter in the world gets caught powdering his nose, there's bound to be an epic amount of fallout. Most of it (the read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Jon Jones put on a very strong performance at UFC 182, but one man was willing to throw some fighting words in the light heavyweight champ's direction. That one man happens to be interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who gave Jones a stern warning about stepping onto his turf. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaicavalo @danawhite — Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) January 4, 2015 Werdum is riding high at this time. Since losing read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Following a strong effort against Chris Weidman in July, Lyoto Machida took his first step last Saturday toward a rematch with the champion. It took Machida 62 seconds to put C.B. Dollaway down. The Dragon landed a brutal kick to Dollaway’s body and followed up with punches to end the bout quickly. Heading into the weekend, Dollaway had won two in a row and made an unexpected run into the middleweight rankings. On Saturday, we learned that The Doberman still isn't quite ready to be a serious con read news >>

  • a month ago
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R-E-L-A-X....? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hit with a class action lawsuit courtesy of Nate Quarry, Jon Fitch, and Cung Le on Tuesday (Dec 16. 2014), who accused the promotion of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, after illegally maintaining monopoly and monoposony power by "systematically eliminating competition from rival promoters, artificially suppressing fighters' earnings from bouts and merchandising and marketing activities through restrictive contracting and other exclusio read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX -- Bryan Barberena talks about overcoming a strong first round from Joe Ellenberger, feeling his UFC on FOX 13 opponent begin to fade in the second round, training at The Lab, his Colombian heritage, and more. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Veteran Jessica Penne started and finished strong against a predictably scrappy Randa Markos. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bibiano Fernandes sent a strong message to the rest of the One Fighting Championship bantamweight division: The title belongs to him. read news >>

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