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  • 11 days ago
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Hear what Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry had to say during the conference call to announce their class-action lawsuit against Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC, on Tuesday afternoon. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Select mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, including Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry, among others, gathered earlier today in San Jose, Calif., to announce a class-action lawsuit against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), filed on Tuesday (Dec. 16, 2014) in U.S. District Court. Read or download a copy of the complaint right here. While the meat-and-potatoes of the lawsuit were kept under wraps -- including how much the parties intend to seek in potential damages -- the lawyers in attendanc read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a new series on TNT called "Wake Up Call" where he "descends into the chaos of everyday problems to pull good people up by the bootstraps, reminding them what hard work, passion and true discipline can accomplish." Joining the former WWE superstar will be a handful of celebrities, including UFC President Dana White, who along with Mike Dolce, helps a young fella overcome one of life's many bad hands (preview above). The series premieres later tonight (Fri., Dec. 12, read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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It didn't take long for fan favorite Brad Pickett to call it quits at flyweight and head back to his more familiar role as a bantamweight. England's Brad Pickett was unable to generate any significant success at flyweight, so he's headed back to bantamweight. Holding a 135 lbs win over current 125 lbs champion Demetrious Johnson, Pickett aimed to run the flyweight gauntlet and earn his shot at the title, but an unimpressive 1-2 record combined with the difficulties of the weight cut have forced read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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UFC president Dana White has anointed Anthony Pettis as the new #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world ahead of Pettis' co-main event title fight vs. Gilbert Melendez. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis hasn't fought since the summer of 2013, doesn't have a single title defense to his name in either the WEC or UFC, and otherwise only has three wins against current top 10 lightweights. But those facts aside, Dana White went on Jim Rome's radio show on Friday and proclaimed Pettis as the spo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Matt Betzold has a new place to call home. Riding a four-fight winning streak, the one-legged flyweight has signed a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC, promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. "I wanted to let you know we signed Matt Betzold to a multi fight deal," Maynard said. "His first fight with us will be on February 27th in Houston with the opponent still to be decided." Betzold was signed with World Series of Fighting but, according to Legacy FC’s Maynard, "he is definitely n read news >>

  • a month ago
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Veteran UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez isn’t much of a trash-talker and rarely calls out specific opponents. That’s probably a good thing, considering his current situation.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor likely got an angry call from UFC officials shortly after sending that offensive tweet. Conor McGregor is a great talker and has been doing an excellent job at building interest and hyping up fights. Tonight though, he crossed a line as he made an offensive remark towards his next opponent in Dennis Siver. Shortly after the UFC's media day, McGregor sent out a tweet calling Siver a 'Nazi'. It was deleted shortly after, but here's a screen grab of the tweet: Shortly after erasing t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Bellator and UFC fighter War Machine reportedly laughed and smiled as porn-star ex-girlfriend Christy Mack detailed the summer night he allegedly beat her within inches of her life. Additionally, excerpts of Mack's 911 call from the August 8 incident were played for the Clark County District Court in Las Vegas, and local media outlet KTNV Channel 13 Action News was there to cover it (Warning: contains graphic images). "Jon! Jon!," Mack screamed at the top of her lungs in fear during an ex read news >>

  • a month ago
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You mad? The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 15 main event this Saturday (Nov. 15, 2014) will feature David Branch defending his Middleweight title against former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Yushin "Thunder" Okami. However, the co-main event between Lightweight champion Justin Gaethje and "Young Assassin" Melvin Guillard always had the potential to steal the spotlight. Thanks to the animated antics of Guillard on today's WSOF 15 conference call, Justin Gaethje vs. Melvin Guillard h read news >>

  • a month ago
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The people’s main event bout between Melvin Guillard and Justin Gaethje has now elevated itself to the most anticipated fight of the entire weekend after an explosive verbal exchange during Thursday’s WSOF 15 media conference call. Guillard, who was released by the UFC in March, told Bleacher Report on Tuesday that he felt like an “A-list fighter fighting in the B leagues.” When given an opportunity to respond to Guillard’s comments, Gaethje agreed that Guillard was in a different league. But it read news >>

  • a month ago
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Melvin Guillard and World Series of Fighting VP Ai Abdel-Aziz got into a bit of an argument over the importance of the promotion Is the World Series of Fighting "B-tier" or "A-tier" in the MMA world? That question became the focal point of the World Series of Fighting media conference call earlier today when WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz responded to recent comments from Melvin Guillard. While speaking about his WSOF 15 lightweight title bout with champion Justin Gaethje, Guillard said to MMA Mania, "G read news >>

  • a month ago
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The World Series of Fighting 15 pre-fight conference call was moving along fine -- if a little clumsily -- when Melvin Guillard was finally patched through. Then things got a little contentious.The longtime UFC veteran Guillard, who fights Justin Gaethje for the WSOF lightweight title on Saturday night in Tampa, Florida, took umbrage to some opening comments that WSOF senior executive vice president Ali Abdel-Aziz.To kick the call off, Abdel-Aziz addressed some sentiments that Guillard made in t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Next month’s WSOF 16 finally has a place to call home. The event will touch down in the California state capital city of Sacramento on Dec. 13.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

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