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Somebody is looking for "Money." Undefeated boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr. was called before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) last month to answer for charges that he was running a pugilistic sweatshop, one that consisted of putting up-and-coming boxers Hasim and Sharif Rahman through 31-minute rounds. Known by Mayweather Promotions as the "Dog House." "Money" told the commission that clips aired on Showtime's "All Access" were glamorized to help sell his pay-per-view (PPV) fight read news >>

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Jon Koppenhaver, a.k.a. "War Machine," tried to end his life on Tuesday evening (Oct. 14, 2014), but that effort was halted in-progress by a Las Vegas, Nevada, corrections officer. According TMZ, law enforcement officials said the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Bellator fighter -- who is awaiting his fate after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend Christy Mack back in August -- was found by his bed in his cell with a piece of linen around his neck that was tied to the bed. The off read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) featherweight Josh Grispi was indicted in Plymouth County, Mass., on Thursday (Oct. 9, 2014) on multiple charges stemming from what police described as "the worst case of domestic abuse they've ever seen." Boston Globe has the deets: The charges include animal cruelty and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - a dog - on various days from July 1 to July 31. The charges also include six counts of witness intim read news >>

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The Ray Rice incident has "transcended sports," as Extra's Charissa Thompson makes clear right at the beginning of her Sept. 10 interview with UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rice knocked his then-fiancee Janay Palmer out cold in an Atlantic City casino elevator on Feb. 15, and the two were arrested. TMZ released the first video on Feb. 19, which showed Rice dragging his now-wife out of the elevator. After being accepted into a pre-trial program for first-time offenders on May 21 read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey added to her original comments regarding the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident by stating that things would have been “different” had she been in the elevator with him. The Ray Rice domestic violence incident has garnered a fair amount of attention from many sports outside of Football, including Mixed Martial Arts. While Dana White has already commented on the "horrifying" video, Ronda Rousey took it upon herself to add to her original comments. Rous read news >>

  • a month ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports Live and offered his thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic assault incident. With growing media interest in the NFL/Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the discussion has spilled over into MMA, where similar incidents have been rampant over the sport's short history. Dana White was one of the leading figures asked to comment on the harrowing incident. The UFC President revealed he was mortified after watching the "horrifying" clip and could not comprehend read news >>

  • a month ago
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New documents have been released detailing why the aggravated assault case against newly re-signed UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva was dropped. Late last week it was announced that the UFC had re-signed Light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva back to their roster after aggravated assault charges against him in the state of Florida were dropped. It was a move that left many wondering if this was the smartest move for the organization. Deadspin reports that documents have been released from Broward St read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light-heavyweight Thiago Silva explains his side in the alleged domestic assault of his ex-wife. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Speaking publicly for the first time since a Florida judge dropped all charges levied against him stemming from an alleged early-February altercation with his ex-wife, newly re-signed UFC fighter Thiago Silva denied any wrongdoing and suggested that the alleged victim, Thaysa Kamiji, falsified the accusations which ultimately led to his arrest. "The truth is they didn't find no proof," Silva said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I never pointed any gun at my ex-wife, I never tried to hurt ( read news >>

  • a month ago
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Once again a UFC fighter, Thiago Silva on Sunday posted a video message to fans, thanking them for their support, and celebrating his return to the Octagon after charges against him were dropped. read news >>

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