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A look at the law suit the UFC's parent company filed against the law banning MMA in New York state. Twenty-two men and their entourages — coaches, training partners, hangers-on — assemble in the dimly-lit upstairs lounge of the Amazura Concert Hall. Though some gaze out through the indoor windows to stare at the cage erected on the dance floor below, most are held in rapt attention at the bald former kickboxing champion going over the rules. The event is called the New York Fight Exchange (NYFE read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of MMA’s biggest political opponents in New York, was arrested and placed in federal custody on corruption charges. The Daily News reported that longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, MMA's main opposing force in New York, has surrendered to federal authorities and has been placed under custody for corruption charges. Silver, who has remained atop the Assembly for nearly two decades as one of the most powerful men in Albany, has been reportedly linked to " read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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In a press conference in New York today, boxing manager Al Haymon announced a deal with NBC Sports that will include several primetime broadcasts on NBC. While the boxing world is on edge over the possibility that Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will finally be signed, Mayweather's manager-adviser Al Haymon had his own news to break in a press conference in New York. Haymon and NBC Sports have agreed to a deal that will bring live boxing back to primetime network television. Per NBC's of read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has hired a powerful New York-based law firm to help defend against several recent antitrust lawsuits claiming the juggernaut is an unfair monopoly. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC officials have announced that Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will represent the promotion in the upcoming litigation against antitrust claims and reaffirmed their intention to “stand up against the plaintiffs in this litigation.”Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK – Though mixed martial arts is still banned in New York, that doesn't mean its piecemeal components are. Sunday's Grapple at the Garden event at Madison Square Garden featured wrestling battles between well-known names in the world of MMA, as well as some of the finest wrestlers in the country at the high school and college levels. In the main event of the afternoon affair, Olympic hopeful and New York native Kyle Dake of the U.S. took on world champion Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia. The read news >>

  • a month ago
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Coverage of the Madison Square Garden wrestling tournament series Today, the third annual Grapple at the Garden event takes place in New York at the famed Madison Square Garden. The event features wrestling bouts from grade school through collegiate levels and has the team event rematch of Team Joe Warren vs Team Renzo Gracie. Among those on Joe Warren's team is Bellator light heavyweight star, King Mo Lawal. Bloody Elbow spoke with him recently ahead of the event to get his thoughts on going up read news >>

  • a month ago
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MMA Fighting has the Grapple at the Garden results for Sunday's wrestling event at Madison Square Garden in New York City.In the main event, four-time NCAA champion Kyle Dake will square off against Arsen Julfalakyan. Tervel Dlagnev faces Khadzhimurat Gatsalov in the co-main event.Check out the Grapple at the Garden results below.Main eventKyle Dake vs. Arsen JulfalakyanCo-main eventTervel Dlagnev vs. Khadzhimurat GatsalovTeam Warren vs. Team GracieRollie Peterkin vs. Stephen AbasJoe Warren vs. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the second episode of UFC 181 Embedded. The second episode of 'UFC 181 Embedded' has been released, this time with a preview of the co-main event on Saturday night. This episode focuses on the lightweight title fight between champion Anthony Pettis and former Strikeforce kingpin Gilbert Melendez, with several scenes dedicated to both those fighters. Pettis is seen during his media tour, while Melendez arrives in Las Vegas to settle into the hotel and prepare for his weight cut. UFC head ho read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- Anthony Pettis believes Gilbert Melendez will be one of his toughest opponents and is undoubtedly among the best fighters in the lightweight division. The UFC 155-pound champion just thinks Melendez's career path and his own trajectory are going in opposite directions. "I feel like he's on his way out of the peak of his career, and I'm just entering it," Pettis told MMA Fighting at a media lunch Monday in Manhattan. "I think his peak of his career, I wouldn't say it's past, but he's read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- Duke Roufus is in a tough position. He coaches Ben Askren and also has a great relationship with UFC president Dana White. Askren and White don't seem to see eye-to-eye, a fact you can extrapolate just from reading Askren's Twitter timeline. "I love both guys," Roufus said Monday at an Anthony Pettis media lunch to promote UFC 181. "I have so much respect for Dana, Lorenzo and Frank. I've told them so many times Roufusport wouldn't be around without them. I wouldn't be here without t read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- Ronda Rousey discusses the new UFC-Reebok partnership, her involvement in it, her choice of cage attire, attending indy wrestling shows, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about the new UFC-Reebok partnership, the pros and cons of the deal, as well as his upcoming title fight against Vitor Belfort. read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discusses the new UFC-Reebok partnership, how the deal came to be, his thoughts on the rankings, and more. read news >>

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