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And after coming out of the mess "unscathed," Alvarez says there was no reason not to re-sign his Blackzilian teammate to UFC. Thiago Silva recently got his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gig back after all charges were dropped following his arrest back on Feb. 6, 2014, which came after a standoff with Fort Lauderdale, Fla., police (details). This, after UFC President Dana White swore he would never have him back shortly after releasing him due to his arrest. But as the Las Vegas fight bos read news >>

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Follow Ryan Couture, L.C. Davis, light heavyweight tournament winner Liam McGeary and Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton through their recent victories in this latest edition of Bellator Uncut. Bellator 124 took place September 12, 2014 at the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan. The main card aired live on Spike TV. read news >>

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And "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy," for one, was happy to see Scott Coker replace him as head cheese. "I was so happy. I was real calm. Bjorn Rebney just made empty promises. He promised so much and he never followed through at all. I'm not going into detail, [but it was] things I had battle for in my contract. He says 'no, we're not going to do that.' [I said] 'it's in my contract, you have to.' It came down to the last two weeks before fight and then he finally came through, he had no choice. read news >>

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UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez has come to the defense of re-signed light heavyweight and Blackzilians teammate Thiago Silva. Recently, the UFC chose to re-sign Thiago Silva after notable charges of aggravated assault and battery of his estranged wife, Thaysa Kamiji, were dropped. Kamiji had left the US and would not co-operate with authorities, which led to Silva's case being closed. Controversy has swirled around the UFC's decision, which comes several months after Silva was essentially given t read news >>

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Kid Nate talks to Sherdog's Jack Encarnacao and Brian D'Souza of CagePotato about the recent spate of bad PR for mma including Thiago Silva's UFC return and GSP's finding his way into a NY Times feature on "New York's biggest ever pot dealer." read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is one of the very few competitors in MMA who has won Olympic gold, which made him a prospect to watch as he got set for his UFC debut a couple of weeks ago at UFC 177. Cejudo -- who won gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the 121-pound class -- never made it to the scale for his fight with Scott Jorgensen, though.Cejudo fell ill during his weight cut just hours before the weigh-ins in Sacramento. Exactly what happened wasn’t known at the time, but what as known was that read news >>

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They say the only thing harder than becoming the champ, is staying the champ. Well, maybe not in this case. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez steps into the Octagon on Nov. 15, 2014 at UFC 180 to take on Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City, Mexico, it will be his first fight in over a year, thanks to a bum shoulder. It will also mark the first time Cain has faced someone not named Antonio Silva or Junior dos Santos in the past three years. Since 2011, Velas read news >>

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The competition in the UFC middleweight division has been on the rise for the past year, and the main event at Fight Night 50 figured to have a heavy impact on the title picture at 185 pounds. In the aftermath of Anderson Silva's reign atop the weight class, the middleweight division has turned into a shootout between talented fighters looking to make their way toward a potential title opportunity. Champion Chris Weidman's grip atop the divisional hierarchy has held strong since dethroning "The read news >>

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I've seen a lot of MMA over the years. A lot. Putting together The MMA Encyclopedia, I watched footage from all over the world, from the despondently bad to the resplendently life-changing. And I've never seen anything quite like the pull-apart brawl between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 123. This segment was so bizarre, I didn't feel confident enough to discuss it alone. So, joining me round-table style, are Bleacher Report's lead MMA writer Jeremy Botter and MMA editor Brian Oswald read news >>

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Only one fighter missed weight at yesterday's UFC weigh ins, but he was way off. Charles Oliveira didn't look great at yesterday's weigh ins. Mostly he looked tired. Every fighter does, but there's always that extra layer of interest added to a fighter's appearance when they miss weight, and Charles Oliveira looked tired. The explanation of just why he missed doesn't do anything to alleviate fears that he may not be in the best shape of his life, going into tomorrow's bout at UFC Fight Night: Ja read news >>

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At some point -- Pat Curran can't quite remember when -- Patricio Freire's chagrined grumbles and random bursts of aggression faded into background noise, a sort of rage-fueled, two-year long stream of dead air that Curran was more than happy to ignore. Nearly 22 months have passed since the two rivals competed in the first-ever Bellator fight to broadcast on Spike TV, and in that time the champ has heard it all: complaints about the scoring that awarded Curran a split decision (and the belt) th read news >>

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