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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva could be the latest UFC star to sign a sponsorship deal with Reebok, but he won’t do it just for the money. The former UFC middleweight kingpin, who was sponsored by Nike in the past, told the media during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday that he’s in negotiations with Reebok, who recently signed a deal with the UFC. "We’re in negotiations with them," Silva said, who also announced a deal with Viber during the press conference. "We will s read news >>

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has not fought since September. And as of now, he has nothing scheduled for the future. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Lion Fight women’s welterweight champion Jorina Baars will defend her title against Casey Bohrman in the main event on Lion Fight 20 on Feb. 20. read news >>

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Carla Esparza talks about becoming the first UFC strawweight champion and what's next for her. read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares, the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and one of the most dangerous fighters in all of MMA, will not be punished by the California State Athletic Commission following yet another brutal and controversial submission victory Saturday. That news came Monday evening from Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting, who spoke with CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster. Though Foster said Palhares will not be punished by the CSAC, he expressed frustration over Palhares' continued and d read news >>

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In a few weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones looks for his record eighth straight title defense. Watch the fight that first earned him the belt.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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That's definitely a champion's attitude. A few weeks removed from winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title by defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014, Robbie Lawler is finally getting some down time. And some much-needed time at that, as once again "Ruthless" and "Bigg Rigg" went toe-to-toe for a full 25 minutes inside the Octagon (video replay); a sequel to their epic bout at UFC 171 earlier this year. So what's next for Robbie? According to the heavy-hit read news >>

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Xbox and Microsoft backed UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has one of the most well-known fighter-sponsor partnerships in the sport. So how will the UFC’s Reebok deal affect his income?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC champion Jens Pulver will return from a 15-month layoff to fight undefeated Indonesian bantamweight Fransino Tirta, ONE FC officials recently announced.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Former Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran is slated to return to action on Feb. 27, 2015 against Daniel Weichel in the co-main event of Bellator 133, promotional officials announced Monday. A two-time Bellator champion, Curran (20-6) forfeited his belt for a second time this past Sept. when he dropped a unanimous decision to Patricio Freire in a rematch of the pair's 2013 meeting. He'll now look to get back on track against Weichel (34-8), a longtime veteran who captured season 10's feat read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum, the Interim Heavyweight Champion, is the only fighter hailing from a Sport Jiu Jitsu to have UFC gold around his waist. Meanwhile six current UFC champions hail from the ranks American folk-style wrestling. T.P. Grant takes a deeper look on why this is. Where have all the Jiu Jitsu fighters gone? It is a topic that gets tossed around MMA forums and in gyms. There a myriad of reasons that are given for the decline of BJJ fighters in MMA: gloves inhibiting grappling, shorter round read news >>

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WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares pulled off yet another masterful leg-lock submission, but as MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes discusses in his latest edition of “The Speed Bag,” the champ is this close, man.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, (...) read news >>

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New UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and co-main eventer Charles Oliveira topped the list of the TUF 20 Finale fighter salaries released to MMAWeekly.com. read news >>

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Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past Friday at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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