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  • 18 days ago
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UFC lightweight heavyweight champion Anthony Pettis will be the first athlete on the cover of a Wheaties box. Here’s what it’ll look like.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently earned the honor of having his face plastered on a Wheaties box. But nobody warned him just how big the box might be. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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With the entire sport of MMA in a never-ending search for mainstream acceptance, a ho-hum event for the NBA or NFL can warm the UFC to its bones. Well, the UFC is feeling snug as a bug in a rug right now, with Wheaties officially unveiling its first box featuring a mixed martial artist—lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis. The box was revealed earlier today and fans were given a preview on the official Wheaties Twitter account: The champ is here. pic.twitter.com/wmsevy9ds4 — Wheaties ( read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis won a fan-vote this past summer to officially became the first mixed martial arts to ever grace the cover of a Wheaties box, and at Thursday's UFC 181 media day in Las Vegas, Pettis' cover was revealed. The champ is here. pic.twitter.com/wmsevy9ds4 — Wheaties (@wheaties) December 4, 2014 "I definitely worked hard to be where I'm at right now and it's cool to see it all unfold, see the brands that are recognizing mixed martial arts like that," Pettis told M read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANIERO -- Tyrone Spong discusses Gilbert Burns, his injury, when he expects to return, his future in MMA, kickboxing and boxing, and much more during the UFC 179 media day. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former world champion Ann Wolfe still isn't a big fan of Ronda Rousey and all the talk of her dominating boxers, now offering up her own daughter to face Rousey in a boxing ring. Ann Wolf isn't known for holding back. She wasn't known for it in the ring, and she's certainly not known for it as a trainer. In her typical straight shooting style, Wolfe let fly when asked about Ronda Rousey, something that seems to keep coming up when reporters talk to the 43 year old. When asked in the above video read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will grace the Wheaties box in 2015 after mixed martial arts fans logged workouts that counted as votes over a two-month period. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Because gluten is making a comeback! Eat your Wheaties! Unless you have Celiac disease or some other wheat sensitivity. Or you can just buy a box because it's orange and has Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Anthony Pettis on the cover, after "Showtime" won the "NEXT Champion" fan vote. Pettis beat out Ryan Dungey (motocross), Blake Leeper (track and field), Rob Pannell (Lacrosse), and Christen Press (women's soccer). Mixed martial arts (MMA) for breakfast! Pettis -- who also scor read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A fantasy superfight momentarily came to life when Mike Tyson and Jon Jones briefly engaged in a slap boxing match on Sunday in Los Angeles. After watching former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar win the WWE heavyweight title at WWE Summerslam, Tyson and UFC light heavyweight champ Jones playfully slap boxed one another in front of the Staples Center. Jones shared the timeless encounter on Instagram early this morning. With both men laughing, Jones began by throwing a lead jab-lead hook combin read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ouch. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder, Ronda Rousey, is hoping to become the world's highest-grossing actor. If not, then she'll settle for becoming a female version of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Either way, "Rowdy" has some work to do. Her latest big screen role, that of "Luna" in the action ensemble "Expendables 3," did little to help her geriatric co-stars muscle past a couple of Ninja Turtles, or a smart-ass fox trying to save the Galaxy. Heck, the expen read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nick Diaz was in his usual unusual form during his conference call earlier this afternoon. Dive in below to see what exactly "The Stockton Slugger" had to say to the media on the heels of his MMA return. Nick Diaz, who recently ended his two-year mixed martial arts (MMA) retirement to sign a three-fight deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), took part in a live conference call today (Weds., July 30, 2014) to answer questions from the media. And with the recent blockbuster announcement t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Anthony Pettis has been sidelined from fighting since capturing the UFC lightweight crown last August, but that hasn’t prevented his blue-chip sponsorship portfolio from expanding. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Unsurprisingly, UFC 173 didn't fare well at the box office, and that's not a good sign for UFC 174. The numbers are in for UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw, and as you can expect, it's on the low side. Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting reports that the May 24th event had a buyrate somewhere between 200,000 and 215,000. The previous bantamweight main event was at UFC 169, which had two championship bouts but only pulled in a reported 230,000 buys. UFC 173 had a co-main event featuring Daniel Cormier and D read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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While the debate about a street fight will surely rage on, Ronda Rousey has nothing but kind words for Floyd Mayweather as a boxer, calling him the greatest technical boxer that ever lived. read news >>

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