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  • 11 days ago
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The announcement of Invicta FC's move to the broadcast streaming service of UFC's Fight Pass was largely heralded as a positive development for the all-pro women's MMA league. And for much of the organization's debut on Fight Pass on Saturday night during Invicta FC 8, it was a rousing success. Then came the third round of the main event between champion Michelle Waterson and challenger Yasuko Tamada. Just minutes before the TKO finish came from the brutal assault by Waterson, the Fight Pass ser read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A masked man, "drug addicts," and an ex-wife insult. The fight announcement between UFC Hall of Famers Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz had it all Friday night, including a near-brawl. Bonnar and Ortiz will clash on Nov. 15 in the main event of Bellator 131 in San Diego. Will Brooks will defend his Bellator lightweight title against Michael Chandler in the co-main event. After King Mo's knockout win against Dustin Jacoby, Bellator president Scott Coker welcomed Ortiz and Bonnar into the cage. Bonna read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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During a special announcement inside the Bellator cage between fights, Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonanr cut promos and nearly came to blows in a quick altercation on live television. Following King Mo's second round TKO victory over Dustin Jacoby, Bellator CEO Scott Coker stepped into the cage alongside Tito Ortiz and an unidentified masked man to announce a special light-heavyweight match-up against Stephan Bonnar in November. Unlike other in-cage announcements, each fighter was given some quick m read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC President Dana White thinks a huge announcement about adding a familiar face to his women's bantamweight division is forthcoming in the next few weeks. Speaking to a slew of media at the UFC Fight Night 48 post-fight press conference, White said he's "close" to signing women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano after months of ongoing negotiations (per MMA Fighting). 'Yeah it's complicated, but I think we're close. I think we're close ... I don't know. I had plans, but now I don't know,' White said abo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Leave the rumors to Adele. Gina Carano to Bellator? C'mon, son. Today's big announcement from the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is that feared middleweight striker Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef will battle Doug "The Rhino" Marshall in the main event of Bellator 125 on Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, from inside SaveMart Center in Fresno, Calif., live on Spike TV. Tickets go on sale this Friday. "This fight is like a dream come true," Marshall said in today's release. "Two heavy hitters going read news >>

  • a month ago
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Did Gina Carano opt to go to Bellator instead of the UFC? We could find out on Tuesday. Some big news is apparently coming from Bellator on Tuesday, and it could drastically alter the UFC's plans for women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Earlier today, Bellator middleweight veteran Brian Rogers sent out this tweet to his followers, saying that the promotion will be making a major fight announcement tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters :Tomorrow there will be a major fight announcement via @Bel read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva. Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation. To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another read news >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the social media reaction from fighters, media members and celebrities after Dana White announced the January superfight between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following Wednesday’s announcement that Daniel Cormier replaced injured Alexander Gustafsson in a UFC 178 title fight with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, the rivals headed to social media for some spectacular pre-fight trash-talk.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Even though Tuesday's announcement that Chris Cariaso would fight current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for the title was met with a lukewarm reception, don't expect the UFC to change its mind. After John Lineker put on a Fight of the Night performance against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 at the Revel Casino Hotel on Wednesday night -- finishing him with nine seconds remaining in the bout via TKO -- UFC Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler said that C read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One day after the announcement of Efrain Escudero’s deal with Titan Fighting Championships, the TUF 8 winner has jumped to another promotion. MMAFighting.com has learned that Escudero will return to the UFC on Sept. 13, and he will face fellow TUF competitor Francisco Trinaldo. Titan FC COO Lex McMahon told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani that UFC called him yesterday to get Escudero out of their upcoming card in Fayetteville, and Titan FC was cool with it, per their Zuffa out clause. UFC Fight read news >>

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