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Top ranked featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier went to war last night (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In an incredible performance, the Irishman smacked Poirier around, finishing him in the first round. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier went to war in a grudge match last night (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday for running from a random drug test earlier this year, the former PRIDE champion criticizes promoters that "never get slapped in the face and want to show off more than the athletes." "The money paid to the athletes is very few. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generat read news >>

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You know that guy, Wanderlei Silva, who is always happy and smiling with his fans, talking about how great life is? I regret to inform you that he has been killed and eaten by "The Axe Murderer." The man who struck fear into the entire PRIDE FC roster has recently declared war on Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), blowing a gasket on Twitter after learning that combat sports' most influential sanctioning body slapped him with a $70,000 fine and straight-up banned him from competing in mixe read news >>

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HBO scores in the boxing cold war with the signing of Canelo Alvarez. Details here at Bloody Elbow. The latest battle in the ongoing HBO vs. Showtime boxing war has been won by HBO. Canelo Alvarez has signed a new deal that will see the superstar now featured exclusively on HBO. Canelo has most recently been featured on Showtime, where he has been the featured player for two PPV cards this year. His showdown with Floyd Mayweather last year drew massive numbers, allowing Canelo to join Mayweather read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a $70,000 fine and a lifetime ban, but the Brazilian veteran doesn’t sound impressed. Following the NAC hearing, the former PRIDE champion reacted to the news on Twitter. "Those who are trying to take me down, come get it," Silva wrote. "War is just beginning, sons of b-----s." "They will see that we’re the ones who run this s—t, bunch of playboys." MMAFighting.com contacted Silva for a comment on his lifetime ban and fine, but the Brazilian read news >>

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Read on for UFC Fight Night prelim results... read news >>

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While she hasn't made a full recovery just yet, semi-retired adult film star Christy Mack has made a lot of progress since her alleged brutal August 9 attack by former Bellator/UFC welterweight War Machine. Mack posted a photo collage on Twitter on Saturday, showing how she looked two days, two weeks and four weeks after getting physically beaten—as well as a shot from two days ago—where she looks pretty close to her old self (the older photos may be NSFW). She also provides a decent amount of d read news >>

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Monday will mark exactly one month since porn star Christy Mack was allegedly attacked -- and hospitalized -- by ex-boyfriend and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to "War Machine" back in 2008. What a difference a couple of months makes. Unfortunately, every time a new photo of Mack finds its way online, supporters for the incarcerated "Machine" launch an offensive and call into question the injuries sustained back on Aug. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev read news >>

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Brazilian fighter Wendell Oliveira has been using the nickname "War Machine" for six years in his native country but he won't be using it in his UFC debut. Well that was predictable. Despite his confident pre-fight assertions that he'd be keeping the nickname, UFC debutante Wendell Oliveira will not be introduced as "War Machine" for his bout against Santiago Ponzinnibio at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Arlovski 2. "I won't change my nickname because I'm the real ‘war machine,'" he told MMA Fightin read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Sorry, Jon Koppenhaver, but it looks like you're going to have to find a new nickname, because "War Machine" should be represented by a true fighter. What's in a name? Quite a bit, if it happens to be "War Machine." Jon Koppenhaver, who legally changed his name to the aforementioned moniker during his stint with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), recently put pretty much the worst dirt he could on his name after he allegedly beat up his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, inside her Las Vegas home. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

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