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  • 20 days ago
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Former WWE star, CM Punk details the conversation with Vince MacMahon that led to his 2012 UFC appearance with Chael Sonnen to be canceled and how the WWE fired him on his wedding day earlier this year. Recently, there have been rumors swirling around the possibility of the UFC signing pro-wrestling superstar, CM Punk aka Phil Brooks. While no concrete evidence has been produced to date, the idea is a welcome one for many MMA fans. Since the departure of another WWE star, Brock Lesnar, the promo read news >>

  • a month ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – UFC flyweight John Lineker is understandably disappointed he won’t be fighting tonight, but as he sees it, Ian McCall’s wild ride was pretty much inevitable.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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With less than 24 hours to go, the UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event between Ian McCall and John Lineker is on the verge of being canceled due to a sudden bout of illness from McCall. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With Mike Ricci vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida scrapped, former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres is in the Titan FC 31 main event opposite Desmond Green. With just hours to go before tonight's Titan Fighting Championships card in Tampa, Florida, there's been a late change to the lineup. Originally, ex-UFC lightweight Mike Ricci was to fight Yoshiyuki Yoshida for the vacant lightweight belt, but Ricci failed to make weight on Thursday and the bout was changed to a three-round, non-title affair. How read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ontario’s Mike Imperato had his UFC contract rescinded after being under the promotional umbrella for approximately 24 hours. In less than 24 hours, Canada's Michael Imperato went from a being a regional fighter, to a UFC fighter, then back again. The Woodbridge, Ontario fighter signed with the UFC on Saturday as a replacement for Frankie Saenz against Aljamain Sterling at the UFC Fight Night event in Sydney next month, and while many in the region were aware of the red flags in his past, it app read news >>

  • a month ago
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Is normal. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva is going to retire a UFC fighter, unless he somehow finds a way to compete another 15 times AND move on to fight somewhere else before tying a ribbon around his storied mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Not likely. "I had seven fights on my contract (after the Diaz fight). I met Lorenzo and Dana on Thursday and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights," Silva told Combate (via MMA Fighti read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cage Warriors welterweight champion Nicolas Dalby was the unfortunate victim of a last-minute fight cancellation earlier this month. But the situation wasn’t all bad.Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Patricio Freire won the Bellator featherweight championship with a unanimous decision victory over Pat Curran at Bellator 123, but the rematch almost didn’t happen on Sept. 5. It’s always hard to get ready for a MMA fight without injuries after a hard training camp, but "Pitbull" had several bad injuries when he stepped inside the Bellator cage against the last man to hand him a loss. "I was in New York for a Bellator photo shoot and they asked me to throw some flying knees, but I was landing on read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Can't say I'm surprised. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Charles Oliveira was unable to make weight for his UFC Fight Night 50 rematch against Nik Lentz, coming in four pounds heavy after a viral infection threw a monkey wrench into his plans to cut weight. Not that it mattered. Oliveira has now been removed from the card altogether and his "Carny" do-over has been scrapped. Since there is not enough time to find Lentz a replacement on just a few hours notice, these two will h read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak went home without a fight at UFC 177, and his home is now empty following an apparent robbery.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Daniel Cormier is going to have to wait awhile to get his hands on Jon Jones. While the former Olympic wrestler-turned-mixed martial artist and the reigning light heavyweight king were set to collide at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, "Bones" suffered an injury during training camp and was forced to withdraw from the fight. The news broke Tuesday on Fox Sports 1, and this turn of events puts the freeze on some serious heat built up between the two fighters as of late. Last week during a two-city press tour read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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After having his last two fights canceled, one due to the release of his opponent (Will Chope) on fight week, the other (against Brian Ortega) coming undone thanks to a hand injury, I figured it was... read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Donald Cerrone helped even the most cynical fans rekindle their love of MMA with his tantalizing fight with Jim Miller on Wednesday, and the future seemed even brighter when rumors swirled that he was set to face Dagestani sensation Khabib Nurmagomedov. When news broke that Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov was booked for UFC 178, there was much rejoicing. When UFC President Dana White discussed how the operative word in that sentence is "was," however, there was much melancholy. According to White (h/t  read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Donald Cerrone-Khabib Nurmagomedov was a done deal for UFC 178. Then the dreaded injury bug reared its ugly head once again. read news >>

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