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By beating Jon Jones at UFC 182, Daniel Cormier believes that he can permanently alter the course of the light heavyweight champion’s career. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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It's the one that got away. After years of back-and-forth jibber jabber, the one grudge match mixed martial arts (MMA) fans never got to see was the middleweight showdown between ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contender Chael Sonnen and former PRIDE smashing machine Wanderlei Silva. No, this doesn't count. We came close, mind you, at the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event last July; however, a pair of failed drug tests put the kibosh on their 185-pound showdown and effectively eliminated read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) reach is about to get bigger, according to Garry Cook. With television deals in Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and other countries around the globe, fight fans are privy to the excitement that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events bring, on what seems to be a weekly basis. But the world's preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion isn't planning to slow down any time soon -- no, seriously -- as it looks to continue its global assault by bringing its produc read news >>

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UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is from Brazil, but for a few weeks prior to his fights, he becomes a Jersey boy. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In a photo taken on Monday afternoon in Sweden while completing a media tour, it appears Anthony Johnson completely dwarfs Alexander Gustafsson. While we all know how his run at welterweight ended several years ago, it is nearly impossible to imagine that Anthony Johnson was once a legitimate competitor in the UFC's 170-pound division. After the civil suit against him was dropped a couple of weeks ago, Johnson was immediately signed to an enthralling main event match-up against Alexander Gustafs read news >>

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With the spotlight of his upcoming title fight with Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo again brings up the issue of fighter pay. Aldo said he felt 'devalued' by the UFC earlier this year and is again asking why the athletes aren't taking home a bigger slice of the $1.65 billion pie. "I ask for financial valorization not only for me, some other fighters should have too," Aldo told Combate (via Bloody Elbow). "We give a lot for the company. I've seen this happening in the read news >>

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Bellator MMA has stumbled onto a budding star in British welterweight Michael Page. This Friday (Oct. 10, 2014), the flashy striker seeks his seventh career mixed martial arts (MMA) victory, and seventh first-round finish, when he takes on UFC veteran Nah-Shon Burrell in the co-main event of Bellator 128 in Thackerville, Oklahoma. "Venom" sat down with MMAmania.com to discuss his upcoming bout, his high aspirations in the sport of MMA, and where he learned to master his eccentric kicking techniq read news >>

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The UFC Hall of Fame is having an increasingly bigger presence with rival Bellator MMA.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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WSOF Executive VP Ali Abdel-Aziz thinks WSOF 15 will be best mixed martial arts (MMA) event out of the three going down on Sat., Nov. 15, 2014. On Nov. 15, Saturday night is alright for fighting as the top-three MMA promotions will all be putting on fight cards. UFC 180 is going down in Mexico, Bellator 131 unfolds in San Diego, Calif., and WSOF takes place in Tampa, Florida. UFC 180 will be headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum (fight card here) and the main event of Bellator 131 is a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Lorenzo Fertitta agreed with Dana White's statements, saying there isn't anyone who came in to the UFC with as much impact as Conor McGregor, even Brock Lesnar and Georges St. Pierre. He's wrong, and here are the numbers. In his appearance with UFC Tonight, Lorenzo Fertitta came in and addressed various topics from the amount of money he has in his wallet, to doing PED random testing for every single UFC athlete on the roster. The video above is a must watch, and one of the interesting topics he read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Take a walk through the Irish countryside with MMA's fastest rising star Conor McGregor for an in depth one on one and entirely fake interview. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Conor McGregor is a legit star, but according to Dana White, he's even bigger than Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. Do you agree? Conor McGregor quickly knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, backing up all the talk he had pre-fight. His last few bouts have surely established McGregor as a legit star, and he has a country backing him up as well. According to the UFC, about 10% of the ticket sales for the event were from Ireland as McGregor's countrymen flew in to Vegas just to see him fight. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly. After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight is bigger than Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar. When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1’s UFC 178 post-fight show, White uttered the grand proclamation that the hype and excitement behind McGregor was “bigger than any of the fighter read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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'The pimp is here.' UFC president Dana's White's post-fight introduction of Conor McGregor at UFC 178 wasn't high-brow, but it was apt. It's no secret White had clearly already begun sketching out an addition on his Mount Rushmore of favorites, but the UFC boss broke out the chisel Saturday night when he put 'The Notorious' above both former champions Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre. "Conor McGregor is the real deal - he is legit," White told Ariel Helwani on FOX Sports 1's post-fight show. " read news >>

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