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Work ... or shoot? Chael Sonnen was in demand. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and light heavyweight) title contender, perhaps best known for his pre- and post-fight theatrics, claims professional wrestling powerhouse WWE offered him a $5 million contract to abandon his post at ZUFFA and join the dark side. An offer he told his podcast listeners (via MMA Fighting) was promptly denied. "Here's the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 million by [WWE promoter] Vince read news >>

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UFC 184 officially gained two massive championship bouts. At the event, which takes place Feb. 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight strap against Vitor Belfort, while women's bantamweight superstar Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano. UFC President Dana White confirmed the news Wednesday via Instagram. While Weidman vs. Belfort was already expected to go down in Los Angeles at UFC 184 (h/t MMAFighting.com), the addition of read news >>

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UFC president Dana White officially announced Grace Tourinho as the managing director for UFC in Brazil on November 2013, and her tenure will end one year later. Tourinho, who first started working for the promotion in early 2013, will leave the promotion next month, according to a report from Veja. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. The UFC is looking for a new managing director for their office in Brazil, a source said, but has no timetable for any announceme read news >>

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When UFC President Dana White posted his latest Instagram selfie with Conor McGregor early Monday, at least he had the presence of mind to caption it, "Ready ... Set ... HATE!!!!" Apparently, White is self-aware enough to understand how all this looks from the outside. For a while there, it appeared he and Lorenzo Fertitta might be oblivious to public perception that the UFC co-owners are trying to cast McGregor as the company’s next big star, while simultaneously treating him like their new bes read news >>

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If you thought past seasons of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" were barely one step above The Blair Witch Project in terms of production values; well, you're not alone. That's why the international franchise is headed back to Las Vegas, Nevada, for season four. Dan Farmer, producer for TUF International, talks to MMA Junkie: "We just found it's an easier way to streamline the process for us. It's where our headquarters are. We have a full production company that's been doing it for over 20 read news >>

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UFC president Dana White, coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen were very critical of the production team of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 in 2014, and the UFC decided to change a few things for the next season of the reality show. During tryouts in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, UFC announced that the filming of the fourth season will take place out of Brazil for the first time. Like in the TUF: Latin America season, the filming will take place in Las Vegas. Dana White said at the UFC 179 post-f read news >>

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UFC president Dana White discusses all the action from UFC 179, including Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes, what's next for Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre, and more. read news >>

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Jose Aldo and Dana White explain the two illegal punches from Aldo at the end of the first round against Chad Mendes. There was a lot of controversy at the end of the first round of the UFC 179 main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. Aldo had just gotten rolling with some solid strikes that seemed to hurt Mendes when the horn sounded to signal the end of the round, Aldo threw two punches that were on the late side, the last of which badly hurt Mendes. In the end, it didn't seem to really c read news >>

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UFC President Dana White discusses the thrilling featherweight title fight main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, as well as whether Aldo will face McGregor in 2015. Minutes after witnessing what he considered the ‘best featherweight title fight' in the UFC's history, Dana White was already being bombarded with questions regarding potential title challenger Conor McGregor. The boisterous Irishman was present at cage side during the UFC 179 main event between champion Jose Aldo and Chand M read news >>

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The full brilliance of Jose Aldo was on display Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as he outpointed a game Chad Mendes. An instant classic and fight for the ages, it was his eighteenth consecutive win and his ninth title defense. He stands alone as the greatest featherweight in the history of the sport, a strong contender for the elusive title of pound-for-pound kingpin. In the cage, all of Aldo's strengths were on display. His powerful striking, killer instinct and stellar takedown defen read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – While Jose Aldo turned in one of the most remarkable performances of his career, it was not without some criticism. But both the champ and his boss believe a pair of seemingly illegal blows were not intentional.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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