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The UFC, which is currently in the middle of a class-action lawsuit, won’t get any sympathy from former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie, who claims he was ripped off and taken advantage of during his three-year tenure with the ZUFFA LLC-owned promotion. A storm of past and present has opened the floodgates on the UFC, following Tuesday’s revelation of a major civil suit. Along with current UFC star Cung Le, former UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry have officially filed a lawsuit against the UFC f read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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The top of the lightweight division is getting pretty tight. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale and UFC on FOX 13, which went down this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona, respectively. Get full results here and here. After putting on a clinic during his co-main event fight opposite Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13 (video replay), Rafael dos Anjos shot up the rankings to claim the No. 1 spot i read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Rousimar Palhares added another victim to his growing list of submission wins when he finished Jon Fitch with a first-round knee bar in the WSOF 16 headliner in Sacramento, Calif.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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MMA manager Mike Kogan's twitter featured a very racist tweet about Randa Markos. When called on it, Kogan said someone at the bar must have grabbed his phone. The biggest problem with his excuse? It's the same kind of racism he has used multiple times on Twitter. Mike Kogan isn't exactly known as being a tactful human being. During his time as an MMA manager he's had some really odd moments, including seeming to be particularly free with his use of the "n-word." Tonight, his Twitter feed launch read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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ESPN MMA analyst and former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen spoke to MMAmania.com about CM Punk signing with UFC. He said it would "make no sense to give him a bottom-tier guy" as his first opponent and that he has a "pretty good idea" who it actually is. After the first fight on the main card of UFC 181 concluded last night (full results here), there was a special announcement for the MMA masses: UFC had, in fact, signed former WWE star CM Punk and scheduled his Octagon debut for 2015. Get the fu read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Shake it up! There's a new atomweight badass in town and her name is Herica Tiburcio. The scrappy 115-pound Brazilian -- just 21 years old -- upset the apple cart on Friday night (Dec. 5, 2014) in the main event of Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC) 10, which took place inside Arena Theater in Houston, Texas. Tiburcio (9-2) was able to finish former champion Michelle Waterson (12-4) with a fight-ending guillotine choke in the third round of their UFC Fight Pass headliner. Considering it read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Late replacement Zach Juusola proved a worthy adversary, but Mehdi Baghdad claimed the RFA’s vacant lightweight belt with a crushing fourth-round knockout via elbow.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva on Friday claimed that the UFC threatened to sue him if he made a $10,000 appearance at Bellator 131. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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The UFC has been accused of lobbying for an anti-streaming provisions to be placed into the USA Freedom Act, which would have been a significant step towards the criminalization of copyright infringement. Over the past couple of years, there has been a noticeable increase in the UFC's anti-streaming efforts, as they continue to pressure Internet pirates to end the illegal streaming of their live events. Now, TechDirt.com has accused Senate Majority leader Harry Reid of attempting to add a sectio read news >>

  • a month ago
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Stephan Bonnar now admits fighting Tito Ortiz on three months’ notice after a two-year layoff was probably a bad idea. Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Midnight took the form of a Fabricio Werdum lightning strike for MMA’s Cinderella Man. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With all due adoration to Rodney Dangerfield, Wladimir Klitschko is the one who gets no respect. read news >>

  • a month ago
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WSOF officials have largely ignored XFC officials’ claims that Kalindra Faria has no right to compete at tonight’s WSOF 15 event. But with a lawsuit now reportedly in the works, Ray Sefo’s gloves are coming off.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz claims the promotion’s light heavyweight division was made for him, so naturally, he’s never had a problem making the limit. But he sees a problem in the way others are trying to do the same.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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