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In the second part of The MMA Diaries: Russia, Karim Zidan ponders the tragic history of St. Petersburg while discovering the city, and details his experiences commentating the fights on the M-1 Challenge 54 broadcast. Day 2 Entry 3 - A city of tragic beauty I love thee, Peter's own creation; I love thy stiff and stately sight, Broad Neva's powerful fluxation, Her great embankments' granite might, Inwrought designs of iron gateways, Thy still, transparent, thoughtful nights When soft and silvery read news >>

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"Santa Claus has the right idea. Only visit people once a year." --Victor Borge It's that time of year again, fight fans, and your pals here at MMAmania.com are wishing you a very Merry Christmas. And if you don't celebrate the birth of Jesus, can we at least get some love for a house full of presents? I have an interfaith family, which means the menorah is shining brightly on the mantle next to my blue spruce. The flames help remind me of the ashes that are my checking account after I'm done bu read news >>

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Just in time for Christmas, a third antitrust class action complaint was filed with Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza named as the plaintiffs. Another antitrust suit has been filed in the California Northern District Court against Zuffa, LLC, the majority owner of the UFC: 5:14-cv-05621 Vera et al v. Zuffa, LLC. The plaintiffs this time are listed as former UFC fighters Pablo Garza and Brandon Vera. The complaint has been assigned to Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins. Vera was at one time a serious read news >>

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A potentially ground-breaking lawsuit headed by three current or former UFC fighters against the organization was filed last week. Cung Le, who is currently under contract with the UFC, is the face of the suit and ex-UFC competitors Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry are also named. There are reasons to believe other athletes could join, too. For the most part, though, those on the UFC roster have remained quiet about the class-action litigation, which alleges antitrust violations and unfair compensation read news >>

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For the first time since its inception, the MMA Diaries has gone international. BloodyElbow.com's Karim Zidan details his trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he visited M-1 Global for their joint venture with Chechen promotion ACB. Let me begin with honesty: I hate flying. Yes, some will smirk at this, while a few may nod their heads in sympathy, but truth be told, I am an anxious traveller. Every roll, pitch and yaw forces me to dig my nails into my seat and hope for the best. This, however, read news >>

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Perhaps there was a time when Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was worth the hassle. Maybe back in 2007—when he entered the UFC with three straight victories and won the light heavyweight championship from Chuck Liddell—it was possible to block out all his background noise. But those days are long gone now. Considering his advanced age and considerable baggage (warning: language NSFW), picking a fight over the 2015 version of Rampage Jackson just feels like a lot of trouble the embattled UFC doesn’t ne read news >>

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A second complaint was filed today against the UFC, this time naming Javier Vazquez and Dennis Hallman as plaintiffs. With little fanfare a second class action lawsuit was apparently filed earlier today with the California‘s Northern District Court. Vazquez et al v. Zuffa, LLC. This was discovered while Bloody Elbow was searching the Court's system for any updates to the complaint that was filed last Tuesday. This complaint appears to be identical with one obvious difference being that instead o read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: What's next for Jackson after his move back to the UFC? Even Dana White doesn't know yet. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: What's next for Jackson after his move back to the UFC? Even Dana White doesn't know yet. read news >>

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No injury news is ever happy, but for Raphael Assuncao and his fans, Monday's news has to be particularly gut-wrenching. The UFC bantamweight contender, who after years of excellence in relative anonymity, finally appeared poised to receive a title shot, announced he recently broke his ankle and will miss extended time. The fighter himself announced the news on his personal Twitter account. I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due 2 broken ankle suffered read news >>

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The Olympics might not feature Brazilian Jiu Jitsu any time soon, but Rolles Gracie, if he wants to make the effort, has a real shot of representing Brazil in the 2016 games...in freestyle wrestling. Igor, Gregor and Rolles, the sons of Rolls Gracie, have been trying their hands at freestyle wrestling. All three competed this weekend in New York City's Grapple at the Garden. It's fun to see decorated BJJ practitioners dabble in an Olympic style of wrestling, and though none of them won on Sunday read news >>

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With UFC Fight Night 58 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s and Sean Shelby’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC President Dana White and Bellator President Scott Coker wasted little time responding to the UFC's surprising signing of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on Twitter following the official announcement on Saturday night. A former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jackson is still believed to be under Bellator contract... which should make the next few months rather interesting. Let us be clear that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is under an exclusive contract with #BellatorMMA. We will protect our contract read news >>

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Check out our full "Fight Day" preview for UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs Dollaway," which takes place tonight (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) live from Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil, featuring middleweight and bantamweight bouts that could have major implications on the respective divisions. Check it out below! "Fight Night" has arrived for the final time in 2014! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) looks to cap off a whirlwind year as it travels to Brazil for the seventh time in 2014 for UFC read news >>

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