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Was Miaquel Falcao shorted a submission victory? Was he robbed of an $80,000 Submission of the Night? The first round of his UFC 123 fight with Gerald Harris appears to have ended prematurely, and is currently under review. Read More >> read news >>
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DETROIT - To hear UFC lightweight contender George Sotiropoulos tell it, there's really no controversy at all.
Sure, Sotiropoulos admits his combination of compression shorts, knee
pads and ankle pads likely give him a little extra grip, but the
Australian insists the material makes his limbs more susceptible to
submission attacks, as well.
Besides, the Australian reckons, the complainers are a little late to the party anyway.
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Controversy threatened to derail the rematch between Johnny Bedford and Rani Yahya, but after a referee warning, the fight was allowed to reach its natural conclusion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The domestic abuse case against Thiago Silva withered after he was granted bail in a Florida court, a new document shows.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA went head-to-head last Friday with dueling events in Connecticut, but only one show’s broadcast drew more than 1 million viewers. read news >>
For man, no rest and no ending. He must go on, conquest beyond conquest. First this little planet with its winds and ways, and then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him. Jacare looks to have broken the code when it comes to his own limitations. He's developed into a fully three dimensional fighter and one of the best athletes at 185 lbs. But he's only one of a few things to talk about today, as there were a ton of fighters competing over several shows here. I'm not going over Invict read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., the same night Spike TV aired its Bellator 123 fight card at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in nearby Uncasville. And the overnight ratings are pretty close, all things considered. "Jacare vs. Mousasi" returned a .54 overnight rating for its four-fight main card from 10-12 p.m. ET, topped off by the read news >>
Kid Nate and Zane Simon look back at tonight's dueling MMA events from Connecticut. Jacare vs Mousasi, Pitbull vs Curran and the already infamous promo for Tito Oritz vs Stephan Bonnar. read news >>
According to officials at the Mohegan Sun, Bellator 123 produced a record at the arena of over 7000 spectators. Not only did Bellator MMA put on an entertaining night of fights - one packed with an array of stoppages and culminated in a thrilling five-round title fight and the crowning of a new champion - they also outshone the UFC in ticket sales for the event and produced a record breaking attendance at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Mohegan Sun officials informed BloodyElbow that Bellator 123 brought read news >>
After a brief hiatus, Bellator returns Friday with a television card that will overlap with the UFC's offering on Fox Sports 1, sparking fan and media curiosity about how each event will do. That intrigue is compounded by the fact both events are taking place ten miles from one another in the same state on a Friday night. Notwithstanding, Bellator has built a card with a title fight at the top and TV-ready names on the rest of the line-up. In the main event, featherweight champion Pat Curran tri read news >>
Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo voices his displeasure with the promotion, who chose not to re-sign him last year. It's been over a year since Cheick Kongo was KO'd in just 1 minute by Roy Nelson back at UFC 159. Kongo's contract had expired and the UFC opted not to give him a new one, making him a free agent. The longtime heavyweight veteran later joined Bellator, where he won a four-man tournament before losing a title fight to Vitaly Minakov. He's scheduled to fight fellow ex-UFC heavywei read news >>