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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Andrei Arlovski could be sidelined up to six months after a first-round knockout win over Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 51, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) on Fight Pass from inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. That all depends on the pending X-ray of his wrist. Also getting an extended time out was returning lightweight Efrain Escudero, who was tagged by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rising star Conor McGregor gets mic'd up to call the play-by-play for fellow Ireland import Norman Parke, who recently battled Jon Tuck last October in Manchester. The "Full Blast" video is designed to drum up hype for McGregor's "Notorious" showdown against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Now if he could also be mic'd up and do play-by-play for his "Diamond" fight, now THAT would be impressive. read news >>

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Peace! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be losing one of its major sponsors now that Xyience, which marketed "hardcore" energy drinks and various nutritional supplements, was sold to Big Red Ltd., an independent soda company based in Austin, Texas. MMA Payout first reported the sale earlier this week. Bevnet.com spoke with Big Red CEO Gary Smith: Big Red's resources and selling system could create significant growth opportunities for Xyience. And even though the brand will end its time read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is confident she can beat any female in the world in a straight-up jiu-jitsu match, according to comments she made earlier this year, and might be even willing to prove it. Eventually. "Rowdy" was in Brazil last weekend for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, and told reporters during her media scrum (watch it) that once she's retired from UFC -- or given the kind of coin she makes read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is feeling charitable ahead of its upcoming UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) on UFC Fight Pass from inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Oh, and I guess now is a good time to mention the main card starts at 3:30 a.m. ET. To get fight fans amped up for this weekend's brouhaha in the "Land of the Rising Sun," UFC has released a pair of free fight videos featurin read news >>

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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 >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder and Belarusian mythbuster Andrei Arlovski proved the legend of "Bigfoot" does not exist, at least in the 265-pound title picture, after a first round knockout at UFC Fight Night 51 last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) on Fight Pass from inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. It's 2014 and Andrei Arlovski and Ben Rothwell are top 10 fighters. Let that sink in for a moment. While the "Pit Bull" is still on the outside loo read news >>

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A glammed-up Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was mobbed by reporters during the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2014) in Brasilia, Brazil. "Rowdy" fielded questions from the MMA media regarding a potential fight against Gina Carano, the rise of "Horsewomen" nemesis Bethe Correia, competing against Brazilian jiu-jitsu champs in Metamoris, Cat Zingano’s return to the Octagon later this month at UFC 178 read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Gilbert Melendez recently told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that he liked to run with Nate Diaz, because the no-nonsense Stocktonite was intimidating and kept fools at a distance. How intimidating? Enough to strike fear in the hearts of heavyweight. And most of us heard that and thought, "Cool story, bro." Well, it turns out "El Nino" wasn't telling tall takes about his fellow "Skrap Pack" lightweight. In fact, former UFC heavyweight Pat Bar read news >>

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Those who don't learn from their mistakes... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) back on Sept. 6, 2014 in Lodi, California (see his mugshot here). Today (Sept. 12), a new report indicates that Diaz was also arrested last December for the same offense. From FOX Sports: Diaz was also arrested last Dec. 12 on three other counts: DUI, DUI with an alcohol or drug level above .08 and unsafe speed for prevailing conditions, acco read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Sept. 12, 2014) issued a statement on the recent arrest of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Nick Diaz (see his mugshot here), who was arrested back on Sept. 6, 2014, in Lodi, Calif., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). From UFC.com: We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is a legal process that will now take place and that Nick Diaz will have the opportunity to address the si read news >>

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