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UFC President Dana White laid out his promotion’s guiding principle when it comes to the handling of domestic violence cases amongst their own fighters. As of late, domestic violence incidents in sports have taken a prominent position in public debate on news websites and forums. Over the past three months, there has been significant mainstream coverage on the Ray Rice situation in the NFL, and MMA cases such as War Machine's vicious beating of Christy Mack, Thiago Silva's armed multiple threats read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, like most sports fans, watched the "horrifying" video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend inside an Atlantic City casino, something that would have never happened if UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had been inside the elevator. Then White had some of his own videos to watch. UFC was forced to expel light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva (again), roughly the same time it suspended fellow 205-pound hurter Anthon read news >>

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The UFC 178 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.UFC president Dana White will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights.The UFC 178 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event ends, meaning it will start around 1 a.m. ET. The vi read news >>

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The WSOF has announced what it believes is a “Game Changer” in the MMA PPV business. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting announced on Tuesday that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing business model. read news >>

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WSOF is apparently entering the pay-per-view business, and it’s splitting the revenue with fighters.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC Vice President of International Business Development Joe Carr confirmed to MMAjunkie that the promotion expects to hold 3-4 events in Asia next year, but further plans are still up in the air. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The UFC Fight Night 52 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.UFC officials will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights.The UFC Fight Night 52 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event ends, meaning it will start around 6 a.m. read news >>

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A career in the fight business is one that comes with a fair amount of give and take. On one side of the scale, there is money and a notable amount of fame or public recognition that will hopefully yield other opportunities to make more of the prior, but on the opposite side, there are physical tolls where payments are required. Fighting is a gritty trade by nature, but it's hardly the bumps, bruises and abrasions suffered on fight night in the quest for glory that linger. Those wounds heal rath read news >>

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In a business where "ruthlessness" is the norm, Bellator has high hopes that Scott Coker and his reputation as a "nice guy" can take them to the next level. Entering into Bellator MMA's 2014 Spring season, officials at Spike TV and Viacom felt it was time to make a change. While Bellator's founder and current president, Bjorn Rebney, had managed to build it into the number two mixed martial arts promotion in the world, problems were beginning to mount. A stubborn commitment to the seasonal tourn read news >>

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The UFC Fight Night 51 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.UFC officials will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights.The UFC Fight Night 51 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event ends, meaning it will start around 11 p.m read news >>

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