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  • 4 years ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship officials today held a press conference at Madison Square Garden in New York City to both reiterate the promotion’s commitment to legalizing MMA and to release the findings of a study detailing the economic impact of bringing the sport to the Empire State. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Phil Baroni's second stint in the UFC is over. The hard-hitting middleweight, who suffered a TKO loss to undefeated up-and-comer Brad Tavares at this past weekend's UFC 125 event, was subsequently released by the world's biggest MMA promotion. MMAjunkie.com confirmed the roster move with sources close to Baroni. The 34-year-old's release was first reported by Versus.com. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges. The Daily News reported that longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, MMA's main opposing force in New York, has surrendered to federal authorities and has been placed under custody for corruption charges. Silver, who has remained atop the Assembly for nearly two decades as one of the most powerful men in Albany, has been reportedly linked to " read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Guys ... top featherweight contender Conor McGregor is COMING TO BOSTON! In case you forgot, or chose to ignore it, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was kind enough to remind you with a special 60-second preview of slow-motion footage, Irishy-music, and "Notorious" trash talk. Behold ... Who is he fighting? Meh, it's not important. If it was, the promotion would have surely included it. So just over an hour after UFC posted the above teaser to its official YouTube page, it followed that up w read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Game on. The gloves are officially off on. Zuffa, parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has announced that it has entrusted the law firm Boies, Schiller and Flexner LPP to lead the charge in the class-action lawsuit levied against the mixed martial arts (MMA) company a few weeks ago. The official statement (via MMA Fighting): We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs of fans and fighters. Millions of people have watched our bouts, we have inst read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC has parted ways with Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Charlie Brenneman read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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A pair of UFC lightweights announced their release from that organization Tuesday on Twitter. Charlie Brenneman, 33, was on his second UFC career stint, the most recent running 0-3. 'The Spainard' was stopped in all three of his most-recent UFC bouts, to Beneil Dariush, Danny Castillo and Leandro Silva, respectively. Brenneman previously competed in the UFC as a welterweight from March of 2010 to September of 2012. During that eight-bout run, Brenneman amassed a record of 4-4. His pro record sit read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC has hired a powerful New York-based law firm to help defend against several recent antitrust lawsuits claiming the juggernaut is an unfair monopoly. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC officials have announced that Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will represent the promotion in the upcoming litigation against antitrust claims and reaffirmed their intention to “stand up against the plaintiffs in this litigation.”Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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A day after the UFC formally announced the return of Michael Johnson to the cage, officials released a statement on the promotion's website explaining his prolonged absence. Yesterday afternoon the UFC announced a pivotal lightweight match-up between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Johnson hasn't fought since a decision win over Melvin Guillard in early March, and injuries have been the supposed reason for his recent inactivity. However, in a statement released by the read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the space of two years, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has aired his grievances against the UFC and Bellator, left both promotions and is still somehow an employee of each. The news of 'Rampage' leaving Bellator MMA and re-signing with the UFC was announced Saturday during FOX Sports' telecast of UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway. Following the event, Jackson briefly explained the situation in a call-in interview with studio hosts Jay Glazer, Kenny Florian and Gilbe read news >>

  • a month ago
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Past and current UFC fighters came together on Tuesday afternoon to file a class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC. Cung Le, a current UFC fighter, joined former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry at a press conference to officially file a lawsuit against the largest MMA promotion in the world. The lawsuit basically calls for a breach in the Sherman Antitrust Act. The parameters of the alleged offense basically accuse the UFC and Zuffa of underpaying fighters, p read news >>

  • a month ago
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In response to the formal announcement of a class action lawsuit against them, the UFC released a very brief statement regarding this development. The big news that has engulfed the MMA world is the formal announcement of the class action lawsuit against the UFC, a story first broken by Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse and John Nash last Saturday. Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were the first three named plaintiffs in this lawsuit, which alleges that the UFC is a monopoly and that they are i read news >>

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