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  • 2 days ago
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After a weird loss at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13 event, Jamie Varner reflected on his career and expressed interest in helping to form a union for MMA fighters.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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PHOENIX -- Jamie Varner talks about knocking himself out while trying to throw Drew Dober at UFC on FOX 13, retiring as a fighter to focus on coaching, his career highlights, wanting to start a union for fighters, and more. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Tito Ortiz thinks that fighters demand a bigger piece of the pie, and that the only way they're going to get it is with a union. Tito Ortiz may not have stepped into a cage for almost two years (last seen in gloves being interviewed by the emotional roller coaster that is Forrest Griffin post fight), but he's been an almost omnipresent figure in the sport since his short lived retirement. Of course, now he's coming back. After a scrapped bout against Rampage Jackson last fall, Tito Ortiz will ta read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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But in fairness to Rebney, the Bellator CEO admits he's "stayed out of it," because he knows he "can't move the needle" in the "Empire State." Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney -- affectionately known as "Bjork" to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White -- made headlines last week for siding with Culinary Workers Union Local 226, who are embroiled in a fight with Station Casinos (because of this) and ultimately, UFC. Otherwise known as "screaming for attention," according to comments read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Because the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has found an unlikely ally in its fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator CEO supports the union's fight against Station Casinos -- owned by the Fertitta Bros. -- even if it means giving up mixed martial arts (MMA) regulation in New York, where the financial effects of "Unite Here" are strong enough to stall votes for l read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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It's a time to take your Culinary 226 medicine. The debate on MMA in New York is news once again, but from a hitherto unheard voice, Bjorn Rebney. Some stories never seem to go away in MMA. One of the longest lasting and seemingly most indestructable has been the proxy war of legalized MMA in New York, being fought over by the UFC and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226. Every year the UFC spends a bag full of money lobbying NY politicians to bring MMA to a vote in the state Senate. And every y read news >>

  • a year ago
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There's a lot to absorb in ESPN's recent look at what MMA fighters really think. Or at least, what they say they think when they've been assured that they don't have to put their names on it. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement in reaction to the Boston City Counsel's passing an age restriction on attending MMA events on Wednesday. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After clearing numerous hurdles put before him by the Culinary Union and Boston's city council president, UFC president Dana White says he'll return to Boston and even thanks his antagonists. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Culinary Union has been a thorn in UFC president Dana White’s side for quite some time, but it's really their maneuvering and political wrangling that brings disheartens him. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC Fight Night 26 main eventer Chael Sonnen has yet to be granted a fight license for the Aug. 17 event, but the Massachusetts Commission has preliminarily agreed to allow him to fight. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC’s attempt to legalize professional mixed martial arts in the state of New York has once again stalled in the state’s Assembly without being brought up for a vote. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A middle-of-the-road media teleconference briefly turned into an informal union meeting as World Series of Fighting signees Jacob Volkmann and Jon Fitch, both recent UFC castoffs, swapped ideas about collective bargaining. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The legendary MMA fighter and now President of Russian MMA Union, Fedor Emelianenko (35–4-0-1 MMA) held a MMA seminar last month in Orenburg, Russia. Here is full video. Enjoy!
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