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Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson talks about why he doesn't find Paige VanZant attractive and how he doesn't like to tell new acquaintances that he is a fighter. UFC champion Demetrious Johnson has always struggled with mainstream popularity. While his in-cage exploits are a joy to behold, his mic and promotional skills leave a lot to be desired, which played a part in UFC 174's abysmal PPV buy rate. The Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov main event garnered the promotion's lowest amount of pay-per read news >>

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Already a world-champion boxer, Ana Julaton is eyeing the opportunity not only for another boxing championship in 2015, but also a shot at a ONE FC belt. read news >>

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Since becoming President of Bellator MMA in June of last year, Scott Coker has been hard at work bringing about several changes to the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts promotion. He immediately nixed the tournament format, and made his intentions clear to seek out every single potential free agent in MMA. The promotion has added several new entertaining elements to their shows, and seems to be firing on all cylinders. In the past, Coker has proven to be one of the very best promoters out there wh read news >>

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After nearly a year and a half out of the cage, Cris "Cyborg" Justino kept hopes of a fight with Ronda Rousey alive by crushing Charmaine Tweet. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: It's been just more than a year since Zingano's husband took his own life. On Saturday, she faces bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: It's been just more than a year since Zingano's husband took his own life. On Saturday, she faces bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Anytime a UFC debut is involved, a fighter will mark that year as a notable one for his or her personal time capsule. Cody Gibson is no different in that regard, but when he looks back at 2014... read news >>

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Approaching a year since his last fight, UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit has set a target date for his return to the Octagon, and has sought out a specific opponent. It's been almost a full year since we last saw Carlos Condit inside a UFC Octagon, and the end result wasn't pretty. He suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee injury TKO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, which dropped him to 1-3 in his last 4 fights. "The Natural Born Killer" is ready to make his return, and on Wednes read news >>

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This year's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Memorial Day weekend card is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year ... one filed to the brim with star power. On Wednesday's edition of "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports One, two title fights were announced for the pay-per-view (PPV) card from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23, 2015: Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Middleweight champion Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort. Jones will look to defend read news >>

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UFC announced upcoming changes to its drug-testing policies today (Weds., Feb. 18, 2015). Starting on July 1, all fighters will be subject to random out-of-competition testing and the promotion is pushing for harsher penalties for those caught using performance-enhancing drugs. UFC held a press conference at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Las Vegas earlier today to address the recent issues the promotion has endured with high-profile fighters failing drug tests (sample). UFC President Dan read news >>

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The UFC on Wednesday announced its new approach to drug testing, which includes support for two-to-four-year bans for first-time offenders. read news >>

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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – While no out-of-competition drug testing was conducted ahead for UFC Fight Night 61, the commission that oversees UFC events in Brazil is anticipating a quick change to its screening process.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Drew Brokenshire sees 2015 as his breakout year. He intends to kick it off in style with a victory at Super Fight League America 3 on Saturday. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Bellator MMA returns Friday for its second event of the new year, and today the fighters on the card weigh in for the event. Get text-only results inside starting at 8 p.m. ET.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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