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  • a year ago
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Liz Carmouche has gained notoriety for being the first woman to challenge UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon, but also for a surprising new-found role in the LGBT community. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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First, the obvious alarm bells with this new "groundbreaking" UFC-Reebok uniform deal. The days of Condom Depot types renting out ass-space on a fighter’s trunks is lamentably coming to an end. No more Dynamic Fasteners. No more Dude Wipes strewn menacingly across the groin. No more angry eyes staring out of Demian Maia’s backside. No more Dennis Hallman and his Smothered Boys. Soon it’ll be just be…unif…unif…I can barely bring myself to type it. Soon it’ll just be uniformity.And all of this for read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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SINGAPORE – When Royston Wee steps into the octagon on Saturday, he’ll be the first man from Singapore ever to do so. And while he appreciates the opportunity, the 27-year-old doesn’t see the honor as any real accomplishment.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: (...) read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Having spent 13 weeks on "The Ultimate Fighter" set, Justin Lawrence knows a little bit about confinement.  "There's a lot of things that go on in that house behind the scenes that are stressful and just mentally mind-boggling," Lawrence today told MMAjunkie.com Radio.  But after his time on the reality show, the 22-year-old "TUF: Live" vet has learned that it can be good to be cooped up a bit. read news >>

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The UFC’s television reach will expand in Canada next year starting with UFC 182 in early January. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Dutch MMA legend Bas Rutten offers his thoughts on the class action lawsuit leveled against the UFC and whether fighters are legitimately underpaid in the UFC. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The UFC’s recent deal with Reebok has forever changed the landscape of fighter sponsorship in the promotion. And while the details of the deal are still trickling out, one fighter is already seeking alternate cashflow opportunities.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The UFC Flyweight champ has long had a lucrative Xbox sponsorship and he spoke to Mike Bohn about the implications of the UFC's Reebok deal. While fighters and fans are still waiting to find out the brass tacks details of the UFC's exclusive uniform deal with Reebok, one UFC champ is open with his concerns about the deal. UFC Flyweight champ Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson spoke with MMA Junkie's Mike Bohn. The champ didn't pull any punches. "Obviously I can't wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Felice Herrig talked a big game on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 all season, but she backed it up last night (Fri., Dec. 12, 2014) with a second round submission (armbar) of Lisa Ellis at the Finale event inside "The Pearl" in Las Vegas, Nevada. Herrig, who is billed as a Muay Thai fighter, was out to prove that she had a ground game, too. Even though she missed on several earlier submissions, and didn't necessarily display the best technique in the process, she was able to snatch Ellis' arm in read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Most questions regarding whether fighters will benefit from UFC's landmark six-year contract with Reebok can't be answered until the deal is in play and fighters can make comparisons. But what appears to almost be a sure thing, is that Bellator, and its top fighters, will benefit by suddenly being the best option for the displaced UFC sponsorship dollars. It's way too early to know the ramifications of UFC's deal with Reebok. The deal announced on Tuesday essentially eliminates all other sponsor read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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"What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts? To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of people. Show your sponsors and I will post it to my friends. That way you can offer a lot more exposure to your sponsors and even get new ones. And I want to ask the other fighters, our icons in the sport. It's the minimum we can do and for me it's a pleasure to help the next generation. I know what a fighter goes through until he can mak read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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After intense speculation, Phil Brooks, better known to the general public as CM Punk, has signed a multi-bout contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship to compete inside the Octagon read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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UFC president Dana White explains the UFC-Reebok fighter uniform deal and breaks down the UFC 181 fight card. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Jacksons MMA Head Coach Greg Jackson delves into the newly announced Reebok uniform sponsorship deal and how it will cost him extra income. Once the UFC announced their new uniform sponsorship deal with Reebok on Tuesday afternoon, fans and pundits quickly scrutinized the six-year deal to determine the benefits and costs entailed for the current roster. Few, however, considered the effect this new contract may have on the respective fighters' coaching staffs. According to the UFC's announcement read news >>

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